JKSSB is a recruiting board established by the Govt. of Jammu and Kashmir. It aims to conduct exams for various departmental services or non-gazetted posts in Jammu & Kashmir. Also, J&K became two Union Territories of J&K under the Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019.
Previously, many announcements are issued by the JKSSB which is one of the major recruitment bodies. The ads are under the Revenue Department, Administrative Department, Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare Department, and Skill Development Department. But, The most recent are two advertisements for District/Divisional/UT Cadre posts of various Departments. It is under the provisions of the J&K Civil Services – Decentralization and Recruitment Act, 2010. Precisely, the vacancies are from various departments such as Animal/Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Forest, Ecology and Environment, General Administration Department. Even, some vacancies are from Health & Medical Education, and Department of Law Justice and Parliamentary Affairs.
Therefore, candidates who are willing to apply must be aware of the qualifying criteria. Also, knowledge of selection process is beneficial. Therefore, one can read the this article to learn more about the JKSSB Recruitment.
The table given below provides the initial details for the examinations:
|Board name||Jammu & Kashmir Services Selection Board ( JKSSB )|
|Name of post||Various Posts|
|Advt. No.||03/ 2021, 04/ 2021.|
|Department||Multiple departments in Jammu & Kashmir|
|Job Location||Anywhere in Jammu and Kashmir|
|Job type||J&K Govt. job|
The detailed notification has important information about the exam. For example, exam eligibility, reservation policy, and fee for the exam. In fact, total vacancies available, key dates in the exam process are also given in the notification.
Further, on the official portal of JKSSB, the release date of Advt. No. 03/ 2021 was 4th June 2021. Where as, Advt. No. 04/ 2021 was posted on 17th July 2021.
The most recent tentative schedule of the Board’s recruitment process are for Notification No’s 01-07 of 2020. Exams for these advertisements were to take place from March 2021 to June 2021. But, these are expected to change due to:
Candidates who are willing to apply for the various positions should be prepared in advance. The starting and the last date of the application process for both the advertisements are given in the table below:
|Adv. No.||Starting Date||Last Date|
|04/ 2021||04TH August 2021||06TH September 2021|
|03/ 2021||20TH June 2021||20TH July 2021|
Individuals who are willing to apply for the JKSSB exams must know the nationality, age criteria, and educational qualifications to move ahead with the process. The candidates must fulfill these basic criteria. Failing which they will be considered to be ineligible.
|Junior assistant||Graduate with a minimum speed of 35 words per minute in typewriting.|
|Veterinary pharmacist||Matric with Science|
|Electrician.||ITI Trained Electrician Trade with prescribed License|
|Junior stenographer||Graduate, having a minimum typing speed of 65 and 35 words per minute in shorthand and typewriting respectively.|
|Junior librarian||Graduate with B. Lib Certificate|
|Junior grader||Matric with Science|
|Rakhoverseer||Matric with Science|
|Stock assistant||Matric with Science|
|PBX Operator||Matric/ H.S. Certificate trained in the line from recognized institute|
|Inspector Fisheries/ Farm Manager/ Equivalent||Either M. F. Sc. or M. Sc. Fisheries Management or M. Sc. (Zoology) with Ichthyology as a special subject.|
|Deputy Inspector Fisheries/ Equivalent||Either B. F. Sc. or B. Sc. Medical (Zoology) or B. Sc. Industrial Fish & Fisheries.|
|Scientist ‘A’||Post Graduate in Environmental Science/ Chemistry/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry with 60% marks in aggregate.|
|Junior Environmental Engineer||Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Mechanical / Chemical /Environmental Engineering or AMIE Section (A&B) India or 3 years diploma in Civil /Mechanical / Chemical/Electrical and Environmental Engineering degree with 60% marks in aggregate.|
|Junior Scale Stenographer||For selection by the JKSSB, graduate with 60% marks, and having a speed of 65 words per minute in shorthand and 35 words per minute in typewriting along with a 6-month certificate course in computer application.|
|Draftsman||2 Year’s Draftsman Training Course Certificate or Diploma with 60% marks in aggregate.|
|Field Inspector||3 year’s diploma in Civil or Electrical or Mechanical or Environmental Engineering with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate|
|Assistant Information Officer||Graduate and have a Degree/ Diploma in Mass Communication 60% marks in aggregate|
|Assistant Law officer||L.L.B with 3 years practice at Bar, preferably experience in Environmental laws|
|Research Assistant||Post Graduate in either Environmental Science /Chemistry/Microbiology or Bio-Chemistry with 60% marks in aggregate.|
|Junior Scientific Assistant||Graduate in Science with the stream of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology having 60% marks in aggregate.|
|Laboratory Assistant||Bachelor’s Degree in Science with Chemistry/Botany / Zoology /Environmental Science with 60% marks in aggregate|
|Field Assistant||3 years of diploma in Civil /Electrical / Mechanical /Environmental Engineering with 60% marks in aggregate.|
|Junior Assistant||Graduate, with a speed of 35 words per minute in typewriting and six months Certified Course in Computer Applications.|
|Data Operator||Graduation with one-year Diploma in the computer Software application or B.Sc. IT/BCA or 3 years diploma course in computer application or software application from AICTE recognized institution.|
|Social Forestry Worker||1) Academic: Matric. Physical standard (Height: 163cms). 2) Fitness Test: 25 km of walk to be completed in 4 hours, Physical fitness certificate from CMO|
|Lab Assistant||12th or equivalent with biology as one of the subject is required for this post of JKSSB|
|Driver (Grade-II)||Minimum 10th and Maximum 12th, having valid HGV/PS V Driving License.|
|Mistry||Minimum 10th and Maximum 12th, with a diploma in the relevant Trade.|
|Wild Life Guard||1) Minimum 10th and Maximum 12th from recognized Institution with the following Physical Standards – 1. Male -163 cm height. 2. Female -150 cm height 2) Physical Fitness Test: (Walk on foot) a) Male -25 km in 4 hours b) Female – 16 km in 4 hours. Physical Fitness Certificate from Chief Medical Officer.|
|Junior Stenographer||1) Graduate having a typing speed of 65 and 35 words per minute in shorthand and typewriting respectively. 2) Six months certificate course in Computer Applications.|
|Junior Assistant||1) Graduate with speed not less than 35 words speed per minute. 2) Six months Certified Course in Computer Applications.|
|Junior Scale Stenographer||Graduate with minimum speed of 65 and 35 words per minute in shorthand and typewriting respectively|
|Junior Legal Assistant||Law Graduate.|
|Drug Control Officer||Degree in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or Medicine with a specialty in Clinical Pharmacology or Microbiology.|
|Assistant Food Analyst||Master’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Dairy Chemistry, Food Technology, Food, and Nutrition, or a related field. Holds a Bachelor of Technology in Dairy/Oil or a degree in Veterinary Sciences, is an associate of the Institution of Chemists in India via examination in the section of Food Analyst conducted by the Institution of Chemists in India, or any other equivalent qualification authorized and notified by the Central Government for such purposes.|
Individuals who wish to apply for the JKSSB exam must be:
Additionally, the candidates must go through the guidelines very carefully. As some of the important details might have been altered after the reorganization of J&K in 2019.
The following are the age requirements for Open Merit and other Reserved Categories candidates:
|Category||Age||Not Born Before||Not Born After|
|Open Merit||40||40 1st January 1981||1st January 2003|
|SC||43||1st January 1978||1st January 2003|
|ST||43||1st January 1978||1st January 2003|
|Resident OF Backward Area||43||1st January 1978||1st January 2003|
|Residents of areas adjoining Actual Line of Control/ International Borders||43||1st January 1978||1st January 2003|
|EWS (Economically Weaker Section)||43||1st January 1978||1st January 2003|
|PSP (Pahari Speaking People)||43||1st January 1978||1st January 2003|
|Physically Challenged||42||1st January 1979||1st January 2003|
|Ex-Servicemen||48||1st January 1973||1st January 2003|
|Social Cast||43||1st January 1978||1st January 2003|
|Government Service/ Contractual Employment||40||1st January 1981||1st January 2003|
The JKSSB has announced 832 vacancies for the two advertisements 03/ 2021 and 04/2021. The information on the available positions is given below.
|03/2021 of JKSSB (Forest, Ecology and Environment Department; General Administration Department; Health & Medical Education Department; Department of Law Justice and Parliamentary Affairs)||Scientist ‘A’, Junior Environmental Engineer, Junior Scale Stenographer, Junior Assistant, Junior Scale Stenographer Draftsman, Field Inspector, Assistant Information Officer, Wild Life Guard Assistant Law officer, Research Assistant, Junior Scientific Assistant, Laboratory Assistant, Data Operator, Social Forestry Worker, Lab Assistant, Driver (Grade-II), Mistry, Junior Stenographer Field Assistant, Junior Assistant, Junior Legal Assistant, Drug Control Officer, and Assistant Food Analyst|
|04/2021 of JKSSB (Animal/ Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Department)||Junior Assistant, Veterinary Pharmacist, Electrician, Junior Stenographer, Junior Librarian, Junior Grader, Rakhoverseer, Stock Assistant, PBX Operator, Inspector Fisheries/ Farm Manager/ Equivalent, Deputy Inspector Fisheries/ Equivalent|
Total vacancies released under this notification are 503
The salary received after selection from JKSSB would differ depending on the position. It also depend on the department under which the posts are announced.
For Advt. No.03/2021, the following table contains details about the salary in brief:
|Department of Forest, Ecology And Environment||Ranges from Rs.19,900/- to Rs.1,13,500/-|
|General Administration Department||Ranges from Rs.25,500/- to Rs.1,12,800/-|
|Department of Health And Medical Education||Ranges from Rs.35,800/- to Rs.1,13,500/-|
|Law Justice And Parliamentary Affairs Department||Ranges from Rs.35,600/- to Rs.1,12,800 /-|
For Advt. No.04/2021, the table given below briefs about the pay scale after selection by JKSSB :
|Name of the Post||Pay Scale|
|Veterinary pharmacist||PL-4 (25,500-81100)|
|Junior stenographer||PL -6B (35600 – 112800)|
|Junior librarian||PL -6B (35600 – 112800)|
|Junior grader||PL-4 (25,500-81100)|
|Stock assistant||PL-4 (25,500-81100)|
|PBX operator||PL -2 (19900 – 63200)|
|Inspector Fisheries/ Farm Manager/ Equivalent||PL -6E (35900 -113500)|
|Deputy Inspector Fisheries/ Equivalent||PL-4 (25,500-81100)|
A two-stage selection method is used by the JKSSB for recruitment. In order to get posted, candidates must clear both the written examination and the document verification. The syllabus for the written exam is provided below briefly. During exam preparation, candidates should refer to the subjects listed below:
1) Basic Reasoning
2) Basic Mathematics
3) Basic English
4) General Awareness and Science
The syllabus will be discussed in detail later in this article.
Clearly, the exam pattern will provide applicants with a better picture of what to expect in the exam
The candidate must pass a written test as part of the selection process. It is followed by a Document Verification, immediately. The exam format for the written test is as follows.
|Basic Reasoning||20||2 Hours||English only|
|General Awareness and Science||40||–||–|
In the end, the candidates who pass the written test will be called for document verification. For JKSSB document verification, the following documents must be presented-
The JKSSB releases the written exam results as soon as possible on the JKSSB’s official site. Then, the students can check their exam results to know if they succeeded or failed. At the end, students’ written exam scores for the JKSSB will decide whether or not they are called in for document verification. Document Verification is the next and last step in the selection process
The JKSSB results include personal information. The candidate’s name, roll number, category is mentioned. Along with the personal information, marks received by the candidate in the written test is also mentioned.
Candidates should fill the application form as soon as possible. Also, they need to be sure that they are eligible for a certain exam. Surely, they can apply without any problems if they follow the directions below.
Check Out Other Exams:
Ans. Yes, you can cancel your application. Further, you can also start over from the beginning of the process by filling out the form again. Within few working days, the money you have paid will be transferred to your account.
Ans. No, you must apply for each position separately. The candidates must apply through the official website only.
Ans. Candidates can pay the JKSSB application fee with a Debit Card, Paytm, or UPI. For all applicants, the application cost is INR 350. No charge can be paid in person, and candidates must pay the price online only.
Ans. For vacancies advertised by the JKSSB, the section method only counts merit obtained in the written test. However, there are some positions, such as Stenographer and JR Assistant that require a typing test.
Ans. JKSSB’s most recent advertisement is Advt. No. 04 of 2021. The positions advertised in this notification are under the Animal/Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Department. the vacancies are for Junior Assistant, Veterinary Pharmacist, Electrician, Junior Stenographer Junior Librarian, Junior Grader. In addition to these Rakhoverseer, Stock Assistant, PBX Operator, Inspector Fisheries/ Farm Manager or Equivalent, Deputy Inspector Fisheries or Equivalent are among the other positions available.
Ans. The ‘forgot password’ option is located below the submit button. Next, you can answer the questions by clicking on the link. Then, the ‘password reset’ link will then be emailed to the registered email address or phone number.
Ans. Simply, by clicking the ‘application status’ link, you can find out the status of your JK Jobs application. Accordingly, the status will be displayed as either pending or done.
Ans. The last date for the submission of the application for JKSSB is:
Ans. YES, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Rules are set by the JKSSB.
Ans. In 2018, the govt. of J&K has reduced the duration of probation from 5 years to 2 years.