Jammu and Kashmir’s state public service commission known as JKPSC conducts exams for various posts in Jammu and Kashmir. In the state of J&K, the commission is in charge of holding government tests in order to hire people for various government organizations. The commission holds exams for several positions every year. The commission posts the JKPSC KAS 2022 notification for the recruitment on its official website.
The JKPSC conducts Combined competitive exams to three different posts, and three stages.
Name of Post
Junior Scale of J&K Administrative Service
J&K Police (Gazetted) Service
J&K Accounts (Gazetted) Service.
The selection of the candidates is based on their overall performance in written tests – Prelims and Mains, and interview round. JKPSC will select the final candidates for the different posts only after the interview round. The authority will publish a list of all the qualifying candidates on their official website. The prelim exam is objective-based, but the Mains exam is both objective and descriptive.
|Name of the Exam||Combined Services Competitive Exam|
|Conducting Body||Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission- JKPSC|
|Level of the Exam||State Level|
|Frequency of the Exam||Once in a year, based on the vacancy|
|Mode of the Exam||Offline|
|JKPSC Exam center||Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla, Jammu, Doda and, Rajouri|
|Purpose of the Exam||To recruit candidates in Jammu and Kashmir in the following services: Administrative service Police service, and Accounts service of Jammu & Kashmir.|
|Official Website of JKPSC||www.jkpsc.nic.in|
JKPSC will release the official dates soon. Hence, candidates can check all the dates for the JKPSC Mains exam from the table:
|Application Commencement Date||25 April 2022|
|Last Date for Application Submission||17 May 2022|
|Prelim Admit card||15 July 2022|
|Preliminary Exam Date||31 July 2022|
|Result of Prelims||25 August 2022|
|Mains Admit card||To be updated|
|Exam Date Mains||21 November 2022 (Tentative)|
|Mains Result||To be updated|
|Interview round||To be announced|
Candidates must pay the application fee on time. The application process will be successful only after the payment of the application fee.
Check the category-wise fee for JKPSC recruitment 2022 from the table below:
Payment mode: Application fee submission is entirely online. Candidates can pay the JKPSC 2022 fee through the following medium:
Candidates must check eligibility criteria before they apply for the exam. JKPSC will not consider any ineligible candidate. The authority has the right to cancel the candidature if found ineligible at any time of the recruitment process.
Candidates must make sure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. Candidates can check the detailed criteria for eligibility here:
Applying candidate must be a domicile of Jammu and Kashmir. They should also hold a domicile certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format of 12 April 2022.
|Category||Age Limit||Not born after||Not born before|
|Open Merit Rank||37||1 January 2001||1 January 1985|
|Reserved Category and in-service candidates||39||1 January 2001||1 January 1983|
|Physically Challenged candidates||40||1 January 2001||1 January 1982|
|Body Measurements||For Males||For Females|
|Height||165 cm||150 cm|
|Chest Girth (min)||84 cm||79 cm|
|Expansion||5 cm||5 cm|
The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission. Suppose during any exam stage they do not meet any of the eligibility conditions, JKPSC will cancel the candidature for the examination.
JKPSC specifies the number of vacancies every year. Reservations will be made for candidates belonging to the reserved categories by the Government. Moreover, candidates can check all the details regarding JKPSC vacancies 2022 here:
|Post Name||Total Vacancies|
|Assistant Professor, Lecturer in Government Medical Colleges||130|
|Assistant Professors, Associate Professor, Professor & HOD in School of Architecture||14|
|Assistant Professor, PTI in Government Degree Colleges, Librarian||126|
JKPSC has given the following pay structure for all the selected candidates:
Note: Pay structure varies depending upon candidates’ positions. As they spend more years in their service, their pay scale increases.
|Paper I||Current events of National and International importance History of India Indian National Movement Indian and World Geography Polity and Economic and Social Development Sustainable Development Poverty and other social issues Social Sector Initiatives General issues on Environmental ecology Biodiversity and Climate Change General Science|
|Paper II||Comprehension Interpersonal skills, including communication skills Logical reasoning and analytical ability Decision-making and problem-solving General mental ability Basic numeracy (Class X level) Data interpretation (Class X level)|
Mains exam is tough and consists of several papers. Each paper aims to test a different aspect of candidates’ knowledge. Thus, candidates must familiarize themselves with the mains syllabus before beginning their preparation. Candidates can check all the details for the Mains exam from the following table.
|ENGLISH||Comprehension of given passages. Precise writing. Usage and vocabulary. Short essays|
|PAPER-I||Essay on multiple topics|
|PAPER-II||General Studies-I: Indian Heritage and Culture World History Geography.|
|PAPER-III||General Studies-II: Governance Constitution Polity, Social Justice International relations.|
|PAPER-IV||General Studies-III: Technology Economic Development Biodiversity Environment Security Disaster Management.|
|PAPER-V||General Studies-IV: Ethics Integrity Aptitude.|
|PAPER-VI||Optional Subject Paper I|
|PAPER-VII||Optional Subject Paper II|
Candidates can check detailed information about prelims and mains exam patterns from the list given below:
|Question Types||Multiple choice based|
|Language of Question paper||English|
|Duration||2 hours for each paper in Prelims 3 hours for each paper in Mains|
|Negative marking||0.33 will be deducted for every incorrect answer|
|Preliminary Exam||Paper I – 200 Paper II – 200|
|Mains Exam||English – 300 marks Paper I – 250 marks Paper-II – 250 Marks Paper-III – 250 Marks Paper-IV – 250 Marks Paper – V – 250 Marks Paper-VI – 250 Mark Paper-VII – 250 Marks|
This is the final round of the recruitment process. After successfully qualifying for the interview round, the candidate will become eligible for a government post in Jammu and Kashmir. However, candidates must prepare themselves for this round as this is a significant round.
This round consists of 250 marks.
The JKPSC Prelim exam was held on 31 July 2022. The admit card of the same was released on 15 July 2022.
Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website of JKPSC. All the details of the Prelim & Mains exam will be present on their admit card.
Admit card is an essential document. Without it, the candidate will not be able to sit for the exam. No correction will be allowed once the admit card is issued. Therefore, candidates must check all the details in the application form doing so will help them in avoiding any mistakes on their admit card.
|Admit card issuing authority||JKPSC|
|Exam name||Combined Competitive Examination|
|Admit Card Releasing Date||15 July 2022|
|JKPSC Prelim Exam 2022||31 July 2022|
JKPSC will release the admit card a week before the Mains exam. Follow these steps to download the JKPSC admit card 2022:
The JKPSC exam consists of three levels – Prelims, Mains, and Interview. After the prelims result, all the selected candidates will become eligible for the mains exam. Similarly, after the mains result, JKPSC releases the merit list of all the qualifying candidates. Only the shortlisted candidate will be called for the interview round.
The interview round is the last stage in the JKPSC recruitment. As this round is completed, the JKPSC will announce the final list of selected candidates on their official website.
JKPSC prepares the merit list of all the qualifying candidates. After this, all the selected candidates are posted at different positions in Jammu and Kashmir. The commission will decide on the allotment of services and do it as soon as possible once the result is announced.
JKPSC will release the result within a month of the Mains exam. Candidates can follow these steps to check JKPSC result 2022:
The Cut-off list is the basis on which JKPSC selects candidates for the next stage. The candidate must score 250-300 in the prelim exam. Only then will they be able to give the mains exam.
JKPSC declares the result in the form of a cut-off list. A separate cut-off list is published for both the Prelims and the Mains exam. This list is used to select candidates for the final round of recruitment, i.e., interview/personality test. Candidates must score more or equal to the cut-off score to qualify for the interview round. The interview round is crucial. After qualifying the interview round, JKPSC will appoint the candidates at different posts in Jammu and Kashmir.
Candidates can check the cut-off marks for the JKPSC exam by following the given steps:
All the details regarding the JKPSC application process are given in the following sections. Eligible and interested candidates must go through these steps. Check out the detailed application process given below:
Before candidates start filling up applications through online mode, they should have the following details/documents ready with them:
Things to keep in mind while filling out the application form:
The process for submitting the application form is given below:
Step 1: Registration
STEP 2: Filling out the Application form
After you register, you will be able to see the ‘apply now’ tab. Follow these steps to fill out the application form.
This section will provide you with some helpful tips. These tips will help you prepare better for the JKPSC exam 2022. You can follow these tips during all three stages of recruitment. Following this, you will be able to score better and qualify the exams.
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Ans. The JKPSC will conduct the exam in the following locations:
Ans. The maximum marks for the prelim exam are 400. 200 marks is allotted for each Paper I and Paper-II.
Ans. As per authority guidelines, for the JKPSC exam, you must have your admit card and a valid ID proof. If, in any case, you do not have your admit card, you will not be allowed to give the exam.
Ans. JKPSC will release the Cut-off within a month of completion of the mains examination. Candidate should wait until that time.
Ans. The application fee for General category is INR 1000 and the same for reserved/PHC category is INR 500.
Ans. JKPSC has released 120 vacancies for the post of J & K Police Service for 2022.
Ans. The duration of Paper-I and Paper-II is 2 hours each. Candidates must complete their exams within this time frame. They will not be given any extra time.
Ans. The qualifying mark for the JKPSC 2022 prelim exam is 33%. Candidates must secure qualifying marks to sit for the mains exam.
Ans. If there is any discrepancy on your admit card, you must contact the concerned authority immediately.