JKSSB Recruitment

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board has released the Advertisement Notification No. 02 of 2022 for JKSSB Recruitment 2022 for 168 Posts.

The Advertisement Notification No. 02 of 2022; Dated: 09-02-2022 is for District/Divisional/UT Cadre posts of various Indenting Department under provisions of the Jammu & Kashmir Civil Services – Decentralization and Recruitment Act, 2010 and rules made thereunder read with other relevant rules.

The Board has advertised the following Requisition of Posts/Vacancies received from Indenting Departments:

S. No.Reference of IndentDepartmentNo. of Posts
1Ash/Coord/24/2014 Dated 29-09-2020 followed by ASHFCORD/3/2021-03 Dated:-16-09-2021 & ASHFCORD/70/2021-03 Dated:-18-11-2021Animal and Sheep
Husbandry Department
2i) Home/FSL/46/2021/CC No.57630 Dated:-13-12-2021
ii) HOME-Jail/87/2021-01-HOME Dated:-24-06-2021
Home Department30
3RDD-Estt0NG/42/2021(e.office) Dated:-16-11-2021Rural Development Department124
4ARI/SP/14/2014 Dated 29-09-2020 followed by ARI/SP/14/2014 dated 15-12-2020 & ARI/SP/14/2014 dated 17-12-2021ARI Trainings02
Total Posts168

The date of commencement for submission of online applications is stated to be February 20, 2022 while the last date for submission of online applications is March 20, 2022.

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

The detailed terms and conditions about JKSSB Recruitment 2022 for 168 Posts 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 Advertisement Notification shall be applicable in accordance with the provisions of the Jammu & Kashmir Reservation Rules notified vide SRO 294; dated 21-10-2005 read with S.O. 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 Notification issued by the General Administration Department, Government of Jammu and Kashmir vide S.O. 166; dated 18-05-2020.

The candidate applying for JKSSB Recruitment 2022 for 168 Posts must possess a Domicile Certificate issued by the Competent Authority in the format prescribed for the purpose, on or before the last date of submission of the online application form.

3. Vacancies

The UT, Divisional & District Cadre wise details of notified posts are given in this post. However, the number of posts can undergo increase or decrease without any notice before the completion of the selection process, if so communicated by the concerned Indenting Department.

4. Age Limit (as on 01-01-2022)

The requirement of age for Open Merit & various Reserved Categories candidates are as follows:

S. No.CategoryAge LimitNot Born BeforeNot Born After
6EWS (Economically Weaker Section)4301-01-197901-01-2004
7PSP (Pahari Speaking People)4301-01-197901-01-2004
8Social Caste4301-01-197901-01-2004
9Physically Challenged
11Government Service/Contractual Employment4001-01-198201-01-2004

5. Qualification Required for JKSSB Recruitment 2022 for 168 Posts

(I) As per Indent(s) received from the respective Indenting Department(s), the qualification prescribed for the posts advertised in JKSSB Recruitment 2022 for 168 Posts are given in this Advertisement Notification.

(II) The candidates who are declared qualified by the Board for Document Verification will be required to produce relevant Certificates such as Mark Sheets, Provisional Certificates, etc. for completion of Graduation/PostGraduation Degree/PhD Degree in original as proof of having acquired the prescribed educational qualification on or before the cutoff 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. 20-03-2022 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 a relevant Equivalence Certificate or seek equivalence from the concerned competent authorities as and when required by the Board. However, final decision regarding the selection of such candidates will be taken by the Board, in light of relevant rules which shall be binding.

(V) Any candidate having his/her qualification other than as prescribed, shall not be eligible for posts advertised in this notification.

(VI) The degrees/diplomas obtained through distance mode which are in consonance with the Govt. Order No. 252-HE of 2012; dated 30-05-2012 shall be entertained, subject to fulfilment of other terms and conditions.

6. Reservation in JKSSB Recruitment 2022 for 168 Posts

(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 SRO 294; dated 21-10-2005 and S.O. 127; dated 20-04-2020.

(II) A candidate seeking his/her consideration for JKSSB Recruitment 2022 for 168 Posts under Reserved Categories must ensure that he/she possesses 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 a 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 mean 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.

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In respect of Physically Handicapped persons, the reservation shall be available only for services, posts and type of disability identified for the purpose by the competent authority.

II) In Terms of S.O. 361; Dated 20-10-2021:

(a) The Horizontal Reservation to the extent of 6% of the available vacancies shall be provided to the Ex-Servicemen for the direct Recruitment post borne on subordinate service under the Government, which carry the pay of and up to the Level 6E (35900-113500).

(b) An Ex-Serviceman on joining any post after having availed Horizontal Reservation, cannot avail of the benefit of the reservation as ExServicemen for any subsequent Employment.

(c) An Ex-Serviceman shall be required to produce a certificate in Form-XIV duly signed by the competent authority as provided in Rule 18 of Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Rules, 2005.

(d) Relaxation of Standard: In case sufficient numbers of candidates belonging to the Ex-serviceman are not available on the basis of General Standard to fill all the vacancies reserved for them in JKSSB Recruitment 2022 for 168 Posts, candidates belonging to the category of Ex-serviceman may be selected under the relaxed standard of selection to make up the deficiency in the reserved quota subject to the condition that such relaxation will not affect the level of performance by such candidates.

III) Permissible Disabilities for PwD Candidates:

(a) The disabilities identified/permissible for the instant posts advertised through this notification, shall be notified separately in accordance with the provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 and/or rules made thereunder, read with Government Order No. 59-JK(SWD) of 2021; dated 15-04-2021 or any other rule/order notified in this regard, by the Social Welfare Department before the completion 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 for JKSSB Recruitment 2022

(I) (a) For posts involving two-stage examination: (i) Junior Scale Stenographer (ii) Junior Assistant (iii) Assistant Superintendent Jails:

The fee payable is Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred only) for General Category etc. and Rs. 400/- (Rupees Four Hundred only) for SC, ST, PWD & EWS Categories.

(I) (b) For posts involving single stage examination: (i) Assistant Scientific Officer, Narcotics (ii) Assistant Scientific Officer, Chemistry and Toxicology (iii) Assistant Scientific Officer, DNA (iv) Assistant Scientific Officer, Biology/Serology (v) Assistant Scientific Officer, Physics (vi) Assistant Scientific Officer, Ballistics (vii) Assistant Scientific Officer, Documents (viii) Assistant Scientific Officer, Cyber Forensics (ix) Driver (x) Tractor Driver (xi) Re-toucher Artist:

The fee payable is Rs. 400/- (Rupees Four Hundred only) for General Category etc. and Rs. 300/- (Rupees Three Hundred only) for SC, ST, PWD & EWS Categories.

(II) Fee for JKSSB Recruitment 2022 for 168 Posts 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 the subject matter of the J&K Service Selection Board. Candidates are advised to apply for a refund of excess payment, if any, through the official portal www.jkssb.nic.in only. No chargeback request shall be entertained.

JKSSB Recruitment 2022 for 168 Posts

9. Centre of Examination

The J&K Services Selection Board shall notify the Venue/Centre(s) 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 for JKSSB Recruitment 2022 for 168 Posts will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only except for items mentioned otherwise in the relevant column of Annexure ‘A’, which is provided in this post. The questions will be set in English only.

(II) There will be a 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 the written test will be normalized if required, to determine final merit and cut-off marks.

11. Syllabi for JKSSB Recruitment 2022 for 168 Posts

The syllabi for these Posts shall be notified separately by the Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board.

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, the 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.

(II) All candidates who register themselves in response to this Advertisement Notification for JKSSB Recruitment 2022 for 168 Posts, 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 the Board regularly for updates and information about the examination.

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(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. The candidate must bring a 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 (Government/PSU/Private), etc.

13. Provision of Compensatory Time and Assistance of Scribe

(I) In the 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 the case of the 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 the 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 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 their own scribe shall be required to submit details of their 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.

14. Document Verification

i) The candidates who are shortlisted for Document Verification under JKSSB Recruitment 2022 for 168 Posts are required to appear for Document Verification along with the original documents as well as a self-attested Photostat copy of each document as per the Advertisement Notification. The candidate must be in possession of the prescribed academic qualification and other documents like Domicile Certificate, Category Certificate etc. on or before the last date of submission of the online application form.

a. Marks sheet(s)/Diploma/Degree(s) of the qualification prescribed for the post as per Advertisement Notification.
b. Matric Diploma (D.O.B)
c. Order/letter in respect of equivalent Educational Qualifications claimed, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated, in respect of equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as an equivalent qualification.
d. Caste/Category Certificate, if belongs to reserved categories.
e. Domicile Certificate.

ii) Candidates have to bring two passport size recent colour photographs and one original Photo ID Proof while appearing for the Document Verification. Photo ID Proof can be:

1) Aadhaar Card/Printout of E-Aadhaar,
2) Voter’s ID Card,
3) Driving License,
4) PAN Card,
5) Passport,
6) School/College/University I Card,
7) Employer ID Card (Govt./ PSU/ Private), etc.

iii) The candidates who are supposed to furnish various certificates issued by or before the prescribed cutoff date, shall be required to produce them at the time of Documents Verification or as may be sought by the Board; in case of failure, the Board shall take a necessary decision which shall be final.

iv) Wherever a specific format has been prescribed for any certificate, in accordance with the relevant rules/orders, a candidate shall be supposed to furnish the said requisite documents in the prescribed format at the time of Documents Verification, otherwise his/her candidature shall be liable for cancellation/rejection.

v) Candidates who wish to be considered against reserved vacancies or such age relaxation wherever applicable must submit requisite certificate/documents from the Competent Authority in the prescribed format when such certificates are sought by the Board at the time of Document Verification, otherwise, their claim will not be entertained & their candidature shall be considered under Open Merit Category.

vi) Candidates claiming to be Domicile of Jammu & Kashmir shall be asked to produce the Domicile Certificate in original issued by the competent authority up to the cut-off date, in the prescribed format at the time of Document Verification or as and when sought by the Board.

(vii) For Ex-Servicemen (ESM):

a) Discharge Certificate, if discharged from the Armed Forces,
b) No Objection Certificate, in the case already employed in Government/Government undertakings.

15. Misconduct/Malpractice

If any candidate is found indulging in any irregularity/misconduct/malpractice at any stage of the selection process in JKSSB Recruitment 2022 for 168 Posts, such candidate shall be debarred from the examinations conducted by the Services Selection Board for such period as may be deemed appropriate, and apart from cancellation of candidature for the instant examination any other action as would be necessary & expedient, shall be taken.

16. Steps Taken for Fairness & Transparency in Examination Process

The Board, for the purposes of ensuring integrity, fairness and transparency in the Examination process shall be well within its rights & duties, to take steps as necessary or issue instructions as deemed appropriate, at any stage of the selection process, and all such steps/instructions shall be deemed to have been taken/given in furtherance of its mandate, as enshrined in the relevant laws/rules/regulations.

17. JKSSB’s Decision Final

The decision of the Board in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of the applications, penalty for false information, mode of selection, the conduct of examination(s), allotment of examination centres and preparation of merit list & Cadre/Department allocation, debarment for indulging in malpractices would be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry/correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

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