Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) is a state-level public service commission of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The commission is responsible for conducting government exams in order to recruit individuals in various government bodies in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
JKPSC conducts such competitive exams every year. The information and official notification regarding all such competitive exams are updated on the official website of the commission, i.e., www.jkpsc.nic.in.
|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|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Language of the Paper||English|
|Key Stages||Preliminary Exam Mains Exam Personal Interview|
|Purpose of the Exam||To recruit officials into the departments of administrative service, police service, and accounts service of the state of Jammu & Kashmir.|
|Website of the Exam||www.jkpsc.nic.in|
The official notification regarding the dates of the JKPSC exams have not been released by the commission yet. All the necessary information and important dates related to the exams will be updated on its official website soon. However, the tentative dates of the exam are given below:
|JKPSC 2020 Exam Events||JKPSC 2020 Exam Dates|
|Notification releases||Yet to be announced|
|Online registration begins||Yet to be announced|
|Last date of registration||Yet to be announced|
|Last of fee payment||Yet to be announced|
|Date of release of admit card||Yet to be announced|
|Date of Prelims||Yet to be announced|
|Date of release of answer key||Yet to be announced|
|Date of declaration of result||Yet to be announced|
|Date of Mains examination||Yet to be announced|
The basic eligibility criteria that are required for the candidates to be eligible for the JKPSC (Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission) exam 2020 has been given below:
|Body Measurements||For Males||For Females|
|Height||165 cm||150 cm|
|Chest Girth (min)||84 cm||79 cm|
|Expansion||5 cm||5 cm|
|Body Measurements||For Males||For Females|
|Height||160 cm||145 cm|
|Chest Girth (min)||79 cm||79 cm|
|Expansion||5 cm||5 cm|
Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) accepts the application from those who are eligible for the exam in an online mode. The applications can be made online through the official website of the Commission. Below is given detailed information regarding the application process:
JKPSC charges application fees from those who apply for the examination. The candidates of specific reserved categories are exempted from paying the fees while there is a provision of discounted fees by some percentage for other category students. The application fee to pay while filling the application form is given below.
The admit card of the JKPSC examination is made available to the students a few weeks before the examination. Below are given some steps to download the admit card:
The selection process of the JKPSC examination consists of several stages. JKPSC exam is basically conducted in three stages: Preliminary exam and Mains exams followed by a final interview. Preliminary examination is an objective paper while the mains examination is a subjective written exam. The different stages of the examination are described below:
Jammu & Kashmir Public Service Commission conducts various competitive examinations for direct recruitment in Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Services, Police services, and Accounts services.
The exam for the recruitments in various civil services under Jammu and Kashmir public service commission is conducted in different stages. The three basic stages of the examination are: Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam and Final Interview. Candidates must clear all the three stages of JKPSC examination to qualify the paper. Below is given the exam pattern of the JKPSC exam for the year 2020.
The first stage of clearing the JKPSC exam is the Preliminary Examination. A candidate has to appear for the objective test in order to clear the JKPSC exam.
|Paper||Subjects||Duration of Exam||Max Marks|
|Paper 1||General Studies||2 hrs||150 marks|
|Paper 2||Optional Subject||2 hrs||300 marks|
|Total -||450 marks|
The second stage of the JKPSC recruitment process is the Mains Examination. The candidates who clear the Preliminary Examination are called for the Mains Examination. Preliminary Examination is of qualifying nature but marks obtained in Mains Examination are counted for merit.
|Paper I (Essay)||250|
|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|
The interview test is the final stage of the JKPSC recruitment process. Those who clear both Preliminary and Mains examinations are finally called for an interview.
The detailed syllabus of the JKPSC examination is released by the commission on its official website. The syllabus for both preliminary and mains examination are released by the board on its official website. Before beginning the preparation, one must refer to the syllabus of the examination as determined by the commission. Below is given the syllabus of the JKPSC examination:
There are two papers conducted in the preliminary stage of the JKPSC exam. Paper 1 is of General Science while Paper 2 is conducted from any of the optional subjects given. The topics that come in the Preliminary exam are:
|Current Events of National and International Importance|
|History of India|
|Indian and World Geography|
|Economic and Social Development|
The paper will be conducted from any of the optional subjects given.
There are 9 papers in the written examination. Paper I is of General English, Paper II consists of Essay in English, Paper III & IV is of General Studies and Papers V, VI, VII and VIII are of any two subjects to be selected from the list of the optional subjects given. The topics that come in the Mains exam are:
JKPSC exam consists of three stages, i.e., Preliminary Exam, Mains examination and final interview round. Some of the books that are recommended to prepare for the exam are given below:
JKPSC (Jammu and Kashmir Service Commission) exam is conducted at the state level. The candidates planning to appear for the JKPSC (Jammu and Kashmir Service Commission) exam 2020 must be aware of the vacancies as released by the department.
The JKPSC vacancy for the year 2020 has not been released by the commission so far. Below is given the category wise vacancies for the year 2019.
|Junior Scale of J&K Administrative Service||153||54||23||25||06||08||269|
|J&K Police (G) Service||-||01||01||-||-||-||02|
|J&K Accounts (G) Service||2||2||-||1||-||1||6|
In order to clear any examination, one must prepare with full focus and dedication throughout the preparation process. A proper well-structured preparation strategy is required to clear any examination. Below are some strategies and tips to prepare for the JKPSC examination:
Ques. What is the application fee of the JKPSC examination?
Ans. The application fees of the JKPSC examination is INR 1000 of general category applicants and INR 500 for reserved category aspirants. The aspirants applying from the PwD category are exempted from payment of fees.
Ques. How many papers are there in the Mains stage of the JKPSC exam and what is the duration of each paper?
Ans. There are 8 papers conducted in the Mains stage of the JKPSC examination and the duration of each paper is 3 hours.
Ques. How many stages are there in the JKPSC paper?
Ans. JKPSC (Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission) exam is conducted in different phases. There are basically three stages of the exam, i.e., Combined Competitive Preliminary Examination, Combined Competitive Mains Examination and Interview.
Ques. What is the basic educational qualification required to appear for the JKPSC exam?
Ans.The educational qualification of the candidates appearing for the exam is that the candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree from a recognized University.
Ques. What are the different choices for the examination center of the paper?
Ans. The Examination will be held at different centers located at Anantnag, Baramulla, Doda, Jammu, Kargil, Leh, Rajouri, and Srinagar districts for which candidates shall exercise an option.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.