JKSSB Recruitment for 201 District Cadre Posts in Social Welfare Department



SRINAGAR — The Jammu & Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) has unveiled a significant opportunity for job seekers with the release of Advertisement Notification No. 02 of 2023 on December 8, 2023. This notification invites applications for 201 District Cadre posts within the Social Welfare Department of Jammu & Kashmir.

Background Information:

This recruitment initiative is in response to an indent received from the Social Welfare Department, Government of Jammu & Kashmir. The indent referenced includes SWD-E5713/53/2021-01 dated March 23, 2023, and SWD-ESTB/53/2021-01 dated May 25, 2023. These posts seek to fulfil various roles and strengthen the department’s operations across different cadres.

Eligibility and Application Timeline:

Eligible female candidates are encouraged to apply for these advertised positions. The application submission window opens on December 15, 2023, and closes on January 14, 2024, marking the cut-off date for online application forms.

Detailed Requirements:

  1. Domicile Requirement: Applicants must hold domicile status within the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. A valid Domicile Certificate issued by the Competent Authority on or before January 14, 2024, is mandatory.
  2. Educational Qualifications: Detailed educational qualifications required for the advertised posts are outlined in Annexure-A of the notification. Candidates must ensure they meet these criteria and be ready to produce original certificates during the Document Verification phase.
  3. Reservation Policy: The reservation policy will be applied as per the category-wise break-up of vacancies in adherence to the Jammu & Kashmir Reservation Act/Rules, subject to applicable amendments.
  4. Horizontal Reservation: This type of reservation will cut across vertical reservations and includes categories such as ESM (Ex-Servicemen) and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PIA/Ms), communicated by the Indenting Department/s.
  5. Application Fee: The fee structure is Rs. 500/- for certain categories and Rs. 400/- for others, payable online. Applications without the prescribed fee will be summarily rejected.
  6. Examination Details: The JKSSB will notify the dates and examination venue/centres separately on their official website www.jkssb.nic.in. The examination format includes Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions in English, incorporating a negative marking scheme of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer.
  7. Syllabi for the Posts: The syllabi specific to these positions will be announced separately and made available on the official website of JKSSB.
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Age Limit

The requirement of age for applying against these posts, as on January 1, 2023 for Open Merit & various Reserved Categories Candidates, shall be as under:

S. No.CategoryNot Born After
6.EWS (Economically
Weaker Section)
7.PSP (Pahari Speaking
8.Social Caste01.01.2005
9.Physically Challenged

Also, every female candidate possessing ESM category, having served in the armed forces shall be allowed to deduct the period of such service from her actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for the post by more than 3 years, she shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding age limit.

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Important Notes:

  • Candidates are advised to closely adhere to the application guidelines and eligibility criteria set forth in the notification.
  • Grievances or refund-related issues should be directed to ssbjkgrievance@gmail.com, subject to the JKSSB’s regulations and policies.

For further details like name of the posts, category-wise break up of posts, qualification & criteria for selection of the district cadre posts, download the following Advertisement Notification.

This recruitment drive by the J&K Services Selection Board presents a valuable opportunity for eligible female candidates to secure positions within the Social Welfare Department. It is imperative for interested individuals to stay updated with the official JKSSB website for further announcements and detailed information related to these openings.

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