JKSSB Syllabus for Accounts Assistant posts in Panchayat

These posts will be advertised by Rural Development & PR Department

JKSSB Syllabus 2020

SRINAGAR — Jammu & Kashmir Services Selection Board has issued the JKSSB Revised Syllabus for Accounts Assistant posts in Panchayat.

The job positions will be advertised by the Board on behalf of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Department.

“The Board has received the posts of Accounts Assistant in Panchayat (Rural
Development & PR Department) which shall be advertised in due course,” JKSSB said through a notification (No: SSB/Secy/Sel/2020/2617-21; Dated: 23.04.2020).

The qualification prescribed for the said post is Graduation in any stream from any recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks for Open Merit and 45% marks for Reserved categories.

The Board said that there shall be negative marking for wrong answers (-0.25 for each wrong answer) attempted in the examination. While as the total marks will be 120 and the time duration for exam will be 02:00 hours.

Apart from the JKSSB Revised Syllabus for Accounts Assistant posts in Panchayat, the break-up of Subject-wise marks is provided below:

S. No.TopicMarks
1.General Knowledge with special reference to J&K30
2.Mathematics / Statistics10
3.General Economics10
4.Knowledge of Computer Applications30
5.Accountancy and Book Keeping30
Total Marks120

JKSSB Revised Syllabus for Accounts Assistant posts in Panchayat is provided below:

General Knowledge with special reference to J&K

i) Popular names of Personalities (Religion, Politics, Scientific Discoveries, Geographical, Sports, History).
ii) Constitution of J&K – Formation, Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles.
iii) 73rd Amendment of Constitution of India.
iv) Centrally Sponsored Schemes – Guidelines and Objectives.
v) Important Tourist Destinations.
vi) History of J&K State – Places and their importance.
vii) Sustainable Development Goal.
viii) Agriculture in Economic Development, Industrialization and Economic Development.
ix) Panchayati Raj Act, 1989 (as amended upto October, 2018 and rules).
x) Climate and crops in State and India.
xi) Current events of State, National and International level.

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Mathematics / Statistics

i) Theory of Probability.
ii) Tabulation and Compilation of Data.
iii) Methods of Collecting Primary and Secondary data.
iv) Theory of Attributes – Basic concept and their applications.
v) Sampling and Non-Sampling errors.
vi) Analysis of Time Series components.
vii) Demography – Census, its feature and functions.
viii) Vital Statistics – Measures of Fertility, Measures of Mortality, Specific Fertility Rates, Gross and Net Reproduction Rates.
ix) Set Theory – Basic Concepts and Applications.
x) Matrices & Determinants, Simultaneous Linear Equations.
xi) Analytical Geometry.

General Economics

i) Introduction of Economics- Basic concept and Principles.
ii) Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Budgeting including own resource generation and budgeting for Panchayat.
iii) Fiscal Policy, Meaning, Scope and Methodology.
iv) Growth and Development: Meaning, Scope, Difference & Relevance.
v) Inflation; Meaning, Types, Effects.
vi) Production, Cost and Efficiency.
vii) Factors of Production and Laws.
viii) Demand Analysis.
ix) Theory of Consumer’s Demand using Indifference Curve technique.
x) Pricing under various forms of Markets.
xi) Concept of Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP)

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Knowledge of Computer Applications

i) Introduction and Objectives.
ii) Basic Applications of Computer and its component.
iii) Bringing computer to life.
iv) Fundamentals of Computer Sciences.
v) Hardware & Software, Concept of Open Source Technologies.
vi) Input & Output Devices.
vii) Knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Powerpoint, PDF, Internet and Email.
viii) Concept of Computer Virus and Latest Anti-Virus.
ix) Terms and Abbreviation used in IT.

Accountancy and Book Keeping

i) Introduction to Financial Accounting and its terms.
ii) Accounting equation and Journal.
iii) Voucher Approach in Accounting.
iv) Bank reconciliation Statement.
v) Financial Management/Statements.
vi) Partnership Accounts.
vii) Ledger Accounts.
viii) Cash Book, Financial Audit.
ix) Elements of Double entry Book Keeping.
x) Rules for journalizing.
xi) Trial Balance.
xii) Trading Account.
xiii) Profit Loss Account and Balance Sheet.
xiv) Concept of Social Accounting, Social Audit and cash based single entry system of accounting.
xv) Public Financial Management System (PFMS).


i) Biology – Important Inventions and their inventor; Important and Interesting facts about human body parts; Nutrition in Animals and Plants; diseases and their causes like bacteria; Viruses and Protozoa.
ii) Chemistry – Chemical Properties of Substance and their uses; Chemical name of Important substances like Plaster of Paris etc.; Chemical Change and Physical Change; Properties of Gases; surface Chemistry; Chemistry in Everyday life.
iii) Physics – Important inventions and their inventor; S.I Units; Motion; Sound; Light; Wave; Energy; Electricity.

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