JKSSB Recruitment

SRINAGAR — Jammu & Kashmir Services Selection Board has announced the JKSSB Recruitment 2020 for 580 Posts, which the Board made public through Advertisement No. 05 of 2020; Dated: 24-12-2020.

Pertinently, the Board also announced JKSSB Recruitment 2020 for 1700 Posts earlier this month.

The recruitment is for District/Divisional/UT Cadre posts in various Departments under provisions of the Jammu & Kashmir Civil Services – Decentralization and Recruitment Act, 2010 and rules made there under read with other rules governing the subject.

The Board also mentioned the requisitions of Posts/Vacancies which it received from various Indenting Departments, the details of which are given below:

Vacancies - JKSSB Recruitment 2020 for 580 Posts

The J&K Services Selection Board, therefore, invites online application from eligible candidates for participating in the selection process for District/Divisional/UT Cadre posts.

The detailed terms and conditions with regard to eligibility, educational qualification, domicile, reservation, etc are as follows:

(1) Appointment of the Candidates:

i. The Appointment and other service conditions in respect of the candidate selected through this selection process, shall be governed by the provisions of the Jammu & Kashmir Probationer (Condition of Services, Pay & Allowances) and Fixation of Tenure Rules, 2020, notified vide S.O. 192; Dated: 17th of June, 2020.

ii. The reservation under this JKSSB Recruitment 2020 for 580 Posts shall be applicable in accordance with the provisions of the Jammu & Kashmir’s SO 127 of 2020; Dated: 20.04.2020.

(2) Domicile:

The candidate should be a Domicile of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir as defined in terms of the Notifications issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India vide S.O. 1229 (E); Dated: 31-03-2020 and S.O. 1245(E); Dated: 03-04-2020 read with the General Administration Department, Government of Jammu and Kashmir’s S.O 166; Dated: 18-05-2020.

The candidate must possess Domicile Certificate issued by the Competent Authority on the format prescribed for the purpose, on or before the last date of submission of online application form.

(3) Vacancies:

The UT, Divisional & District Cadre Wise details of notified posts are given in Annexure “A” to the official notification, which is available for download at the end of this post.

(4) Age Limit (as on 01-01-2020):

The requirement of age for Open Merit & various Reserved Category candidates is as follows:

Age Criteria - JKSSB Recruitment 2020 for 580 Posts

(5) Qualification Required:

(I) As per the Indent(s) received from the respective Indenting Department(s), the qualification for the posts notified are shown in Annexure “A” to the Advertisement Notification, which is available for download at the end of this post.

(II) The candidates who are declared qualified by the Board for Document Verification will be required to produce the relevant Certificates such as Mark sheets, Provisional Certificates, etc. for completion of Graduation/Post-Graduation Degree/PhD Degree in original as proof of having acquired the prescribed educational qualification on or before the cut off date fixed for filling online application form, failing which the candidature of such candidates shall be cancelled by the Board. The candidates who are able to prove, by documentary evidence, that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut-off date i.e 20-01-2021 and he/she has been declared passed, will also be considered to meet the educational qualification.

(III) Candidates may note that their candidature will remain provisional till the genuineness of their documents relating to educational qualification is verified by the Appointing Authority.

(IV) In case of candidates claiming possession of equivalent educational qualification (where it is applicable/required), it shall be mandatory to produce relevant Equivalence Certificate from the concerned competent authorities at the time of Document Verification. However, final decision regarding selection of such candidates will be taken by the Board/concerned Departments, as the case may be.

(V) Any candidate having his/her qualification other than prescribed, shall not be eligible for posts advertised in the JKSSB Recruitment 2020 for 580 Posts.

(VI) The degrees/diplomas obtained through distance modes which are in consonance with the Government Order No. 252-HE of 2012; Dated: 30.05.2012 shall be entertained subject to the terms and conditions mentioned therein.

(6) Reservation:

(I) Reservation for Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Economically Weaker Section (EWS), Persons with Disabilities (PwD), Pahari Speaking People (PSP), etc for the above posts, wherever applicable and admissible, would be as determined & communicated by the Indenting Department, in accordance with the provisions of S.O. 127; Dated: 20-04-2020.

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(II) A candidate seeking his/her consideration under Reserved Categories must ensure that he/she possess a valid/Category Certificate as on the Cut Off Date.

(III) Candidates may note that their candidature will remain provisional till the genuineness of the Reserved Category Certificate is verified by the Appointing Authority.

(IV) Candidates are cautioned to note that in case a claim for reservation is made on the basis of false/fake/fraudulent certificate, he/she shall be debarred from the examination(s) conducted by the Board, in addition to any other action as may be deemed appropriate.

(7) Horizontal Reservation (wherever applicable under rules):

I) The Horizontal Reservation for Ex-Servicemen and Physically Handicapped persons to the extent of 6% and 4% respectively means the reservation which would cut across the vertical reservation and the persons selected shall have to be placed in the appropriate category by making necessary adjustments. In respect of Physically Handicapped persons, reservation shall be available only for services, posts and type of disability identified for the purpose by the competent authority.

II) The Horizontal Reservation to the extent of 6% of the available vacancies shall be provided to the Ex-Servicemen, upto such pay scales, as has been specified by the competent authority in S.O. 127; Dated: 20-04-2020, and other applicable rules.

III) Permissible Disabilities for PwD candidates:

(a) The disabilities identified/permissible for the instant posts advertised through this JKSSB Recruitment 2020 for 580 Posts, shall be notified separately in accordance with the provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 and Rules/Orders issued thereunder and in consultation with the Indenting Department, before finalization of the selection process.

(b) The posts may be declared as identified for additional disabilities as per the provisions of the “Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016” and Rules/Orders issued thereunder at any later date in consultation with the Indenting Department. Candidates with such disabilities for which the posts are declared as identified will also be eligible for final selection.

8) Application Fee:

(I) Fee payable: Rs 350/- (Rs Three Hundred Fifty only)

(II) Fee can be paid only online through Net Banking, Credit or Debit cards.

(III) Applications received without the prescribed fee shall not be considered and summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection will be entertained. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor will it be adjusted against any other examination or selection.

(IV) All the disputes related to refund of excess payment, if any, are subject matter of the J&K Service Selection Board. Candidates are advised to apply for refund of excess payment, if any, through official portal www.ssbjk.org.in only. No chargeback request shall be entertained.

(9) Centre of Examination:

The J&K Services Selection Board shall notify the Venue/Centre of examination separately. No representation/request for change in this regard shall be entertained, whatsoever be the reason.

(10) Scheme of Examination:

(I) The Examination will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only except for items mentioned otherwise in the relevant column of Annexure ‘A’ to the notification. The questions will be set in English only.

(II) There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

(III) Tentative Answer Keys, in due course after the Examination, will be placed on the website of the Board (www.jkssb.nic.in). Any representation regarding Answer Keys received within the time limit fixed by the Board at the time of uploading of the Answer Keys, will be scrutinized and the decision of the Board in this regard will be final. No representation regarding Answer Keys shall be entertained, afterwards.

(IV) Marks scored by candidates in written test will be normalized if required, to determine final merit and cut-off marks.

(11) Syllabi for these posts shall be notified separately.

(12) Admission to the Examination:

(I) The Board will not undertake detailed scrutiny of applications for the eligibility and other aspects at the time of written examination and, therefore, candidature will be accepted only provisionally. The candidates are advised to go through the requirements of educational qualification, age, reserved category and satisfy themselves that they are eligible for the post. Copies of supporting documents will be sought at the time of Document Verification. When scrutiny is undertaken, if any claim made in the application is not found substantiated or correct, the candidature will be cancelled, Criminal Proceedings under law shall be initiated, or any other action as may be deemed appropriate by the Board, shall be taken.

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(II) All candidates who register themselves in response to this Advertisement Notification, by the closing date and time and whose applications are found to be in order, and are provisionally accepted by the Board as per the terms and conditions of this Advertisement Notice, will be assigned Roll numbers and issued Admit Card/Roll No slip for appearing in the Written Examination.

(III) The Examination details will be uploaded on the official website of the Board i.e www.jkssb.nic.in. Examination detail/Roll Number slips will not be issued by post for any stage of examination. Therefore, candidates are advised to visit the official website of Board regularly for updates and information about the examination for JKSSB Recruitment 2020 for 580 Posts.

(IV) Information about the Examination indicating the Time Table and City/Centre of Examination for the candidates will be uploaded on the websites of the Board about two weeks before the date of examination. If any candidate does not find his/her Roll Number on the website of the Board, one week before the date of examination, he/she must immediately contact the concerned Divisional Office of the J&K Services Selection Board, with proof of having submitted his/her application. Failure to do so will deprive him/her of any claim for consideration.

(V) Candidate must submit his/her online Application form, Email-ID and Mobile Number along with his/her Name, Date of Birth and Name of the Examination, while addressing any communication to the Board. Communication from the candidate not furnishing these particulars shall not be entertained.

(VI) Facility for download of Admit Cards will be available about one week before the Date of Examination on the official website of the Board i.e www.jkssb.nic.in. Candidate must bring printout of the Admit Card/Roll Number Card/Slip to the Examination Hall.

(VII) In addition to the Roll Number Card/Slip, it is mandatory to carry at least two passport size recent colour photographs, Original valid Photo-ID proof such as:

i. Aadhaar Card/ Printout of E-Aadhaar,
ii. Voter’s ID Card,
iii. Driving License,
iv. PAN Card,
v. Passport,
vi. School/ College/University I-Card,
vii. Employer ID Card (Govt./ PSU/ Private), etc.

(13) Provision of Compensatory Time and Assistance of Scribe:

(I) In case of persons with benchmark disabilities in the category of blindness, locomotor disability (both arm affected-BA) and cerebral palsy, the facility of scribe will be provided, if desired by the candidate.

(II) In case of remaining categories of persons with benchmark disabilities, the provision of scribe will be provided on production of a certificate to the effect that the person concerned has physical limitation to write, and scribe is essential to write examination on his/her behalf, from a specialist doctor working in a Government Health Institution duly countersigned by the concerned Medical Superintendent in this regard.

(III) In case a candidate opts for his/her own scribe, the qualification of the scribe should be one step below the minimum qualification of the candidate as prescribed against each unique Advertisement Item No. (e.g- less than Graduation if the prescribed minimum qualification is Graduation for the candidate taking the examination). The candidates with benchmark disabilities opting for own scribe shall be required to submit details of the own scribe. In addition, the scribe has to produce a valid ID proof in original at the time of examination. A photocopy of the ID proof of the scribe signed by the candidate as well as the scribe will be submitted along. In case, subsequently it is found that the qualification of the scribe is not as declared by the candidate, then the candidate shall forfeit his/her right to the post and claims relating thereto.

The official JKSSB Advertisement Notification No. 05 of 2020 is provided below:

JKSSB Notification for 580 Posts

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