The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) published an official announcement on its website on April 19, 2022. It invited online applications from suitable candidates for 220 Junior Scale jobs, of which 100 are for J&K Administrative Service, 70 are for J&K Accounts (G) Service, and 50 are for J&K Police (G) Service. The authorities have tentatively scheduled the preliminary examination for 31 July 2022 and the main examination for 28 October 2022.
Continue reading this guide to learn all pertinent information regarding the JKPSC KAS Exam, including important dates, the application process, application fees, eligibility criteria, the selection process, the exam pattern, etc., as specified in the JKPSC KAS Recruitment 2022 Notification.
JKPSC KAS Recruitment 2022 Notification - Overview
We have outlined an overview of the JKPSC KAS Recruitment 2022 Notification in the table below to help our readers:
|Name of Organization||Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC)|
|Post Name||J&K Administrative Service, J&K Accounts (G) Service, and J&K Police (G) Service|
|Selection Process||Prelims Exam, Mains Exam, and Interview|
|Category||Jammu & Kashmir Junior Scale Govt Jobs|
|Job Location||Jammu and Kashmir|
JKPSC KAS 2022 Official Notification
Candidates can check the JKPSC KAS official notification here
JKPSC KAS 2022 Official Notification
JKPSC KAS Recruitment 2022 Notification: Important Dates
|Notification Released Date||19th April 2022|
|Starting Date for Online Registration||25th April 2022|
|Last Date for Online Registration||7th June 2022 (11:59 pm)|
|Date for Payment of Application Fee||25th April 2022 to 8th June 2022|
|Application Form Correction Dates||8th to 10th June 2022|
|Admit Card Release Date||Tentatively 10 days before the exam|
|Online Preliminary Exam Date||31st July 2022 (tentative)|
|Online Mains Exam Date||28th October 2022 (tentative)|
The JKPSC has made 220 junior-level officer positions available for recruitment to the J&K Administrative Service, J&K Police (G) Service, and J&K Accounts (G) Service. The following table shows the distribution of vacancies:
|Service||Number of Vacancies|
|J & K Administrative Service||100|
|J & K Accounts Service||70|
|J & K Police Service||50|
The candidate must be a domicile of UT of J&K.
To apply for JKPSC KAS Recruitment 2022, the candidate must possess a graduation degree in any discipline from any recognised Indian University or a Foreign University (as approved by the commission equivalent to an Indian graduation degree).
Age Limit (as of 1st January 2022)
- Minimum: 21 years (not born after 01. 01. 2001)
- Maximum: 32 Years (not born before 01. 01. 1990)
According to the JKPSC KAS Recruitment 2022 Notification, the age exemptions for reserved, in-service, and physically disabled applicants are as follows:
- Reserved Category and In-Service Candidates: 21 to 34 years
- Physically Challenged Candidates: 21 to 35 years
The candidates applying for the J&K Police (G) Service must meet the following physical requirements:
| ||Male Candidates||Female Candidates|
|Height||165 cm ||150 cm|
|Chest girth (min) / Expansion||84 cm / 5 cm||79 cm / 5 cm|
The monthly pay for selected individuals is Rs. 9300 to 34800 with a Grade Pay of Rs. 4800 (now updated to Level 8 (Rs. 47600 to Rs. 151100)).
The JKPSC began accepting online applications on 25th April and will continue to do so until 15th May 2022. Candidates who are interested in applying for the JKPSC can do so by clicking the online link available on JKPSC's official website, as the application process is only online. We have outlined the step-by-step process to help our readers fill their application forms with ease:
- Visit the official website of JKPSC.
- Go to the home page's Recruitment section and select the 'Job/Application tab.'
- Select 'Signup' after clicking on the Combined Competitive Preliminary.
- After you have completed all of the fields, click the submit button. Your account will be created, and you will receive login information to your registered email address.
- Log in with the same credentials, fill out the application form with the required information, and upload the required documents and photographs.
- Get directed to a Payment Window and pay your Application Fee through net banking, credit/debit card, or bank challan.
- Check all of your information again, then click the Final Submission button.
- Print a copy of the JKPSC KAS application form for future use.
Candidates must pay the application fee along with their online forms between 25th April 2022 to 15th May 2022. The JKPSC will reject the application forms without a fee. The application fee varies based on the categories listed below.
- General Category: Rs. 1000/-
- Reserved Category: Rs. 500/-
- PWD Category: Exempted
Application Form Correction
Candidates who have successfully submitted their online application forms along with the requisite application fees will get the chance to edit a few fields in the application forms. They may correct the information entered in the forms between 16th May 2022 to 18th May 2022. applicants can edit only a few fields, not the entire form.
The selection process, as mentioned in the JKPSC KAS Recruitment 2022 Notification, involves the following stages:
- Prelims Examination
- Mains Examination
Candidates must pass all three stages of the JKPSC KAS exam to qualify for the positions.
Prelims Exam Pattern
|General Studies I||200||2 hrs|
|General Studies II||200||2 hrs|
Mains Exam Pattern
|Paper-II (GS- I)||250|
|Paper-III (GS- II)||250|
|Paper-IV (GS- III)||250|
|Paper-V (GS- IV)||250|
|Paper-VI (Optional Paper-I)||250|
|Paper-VII (Optional Paper-II)||250|
Interview (Personality Test)
A panel of Commission members will question the candidates on areas of general interest during the interview round. The purpose of the interview is to evaluate the candidate's suitability for a career in J&K public services.
While the prelims exam consists of computer-based MCQs, the main exam is subjective. The prelims will have negative markings. The English paper will be of Matriculation or similar standard and qualifying type. Only Paper I-VII scores will be used to determine the candidates' merit ranking.
Qualified candidates will receive their JKPSC admit cards for both the preliminary and main examinations a few weeks before each exam.
Cutoff and Result
The JKPSC will compile cut-off lists and results after each exam, as well as a final cut-off list and result. It will generate the cut-off list based on the scores, exam complexity, and equated scores. After passing all rounds of the recruitment process, it will contact the qualified individuals for the position.
Q. When is the last date for online application for JKPSC KAS Recruitment 2022?
Ans. The last date to fill online application for JKPSC KAS Recruitment 2022 is 15th May 2022.
Q. What is the selection process for the JKPSC KAS Recruitment?
Ans. The Selection process, as mentioned in the JKPSC KAS Recruitment 2022 Notification, for junior grade officers includes:
- Prelims Exam
- Mains Exam
- Personal Interview