JKPSC KAS 2022 recruitment has been released by Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) on its official website on 19th April 2022. As per the official JKPSC KAS notification, a total of 220 vacancies have been released for posts of J & K Administrative Service(Junior Scale), Police Service, and Accounts Service. JKPSC is also known as the Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS) or the JKPSC KAS. The online application is open for candidates from 25th April to 15th May 2022.
JKPSC KAS 2022 Exam - Overview
|Name of the Exam||Combined Services Competitive Exam (CCE) or JKPSC KAS 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|
|JKPSC Exam Centres||Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla, Jammu, Doda and, Rajouri|
To recruit candidates in Jammu and Kashmir in the following services:
- Administrative service
- Police service, and
- Accounts service of Jammu & Kashmir.
|Selection Process||Prelims, Mains and Interview|
|Payscale||Level 8 ( Rs.47600 - 151100)|
|Official Website of JKPSC||http://jkpsc.nic.in/|
JKSPC KAS 2022 Exam - Important Dates
|JKPSC KAS 2022 Events||Dates|
|JKPSC KAS 2022 Official Notification Release Date||19th April 2022|
|JKPSC KAS Online Application Start date||25th April 2022|
|JKPSC KAS Last Date to Apply||15th May 2022|
|Dates to edit JKPSC application form||16th to 18th May 2022|
|JKPSC KAS Prelims Admit Card Release Date 2022||June 2022|
|JKPSC KAS Prelims Exam Date 2022||26th June 2022 (Tentative)|
|Provisional JKPSC KAS Answer Key 2022 ||To be announced|
|KAS Prelims Answer Key Challenge Window ||To be announced|
|JKPSC Prelims Result 2022 ||To be announced|
|JKPSC Mains Exam Date 2022||28th October 2022 (Tentative)|
JKPSC KAS 2022 - Eligibility Criteria
There are several factors which determine the eligibility criteria for the JKPSC KAS Exam 2022 and are as follows
- Educational Qualification
- Physical Standards
The age limit for the JKPSC KAS 2022 Recruitment as on 1.1.2022 is as follows.
|Open Merit Rank||32|
|Reserved Category and in-service candidates||34|
|Physically Challenged candidates||35|
- Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university in India or a foreign university declared by the Government in consultation with the Commission to be equivalent to a degree from a recognized university.
- For candidates appearing Bachelor's degree examination in 2022, they must provide proof that they have fully appeared for the said examination on or before the last date of filling the JKPSC Application form 2022 i.e 15th May 2022.
The candidate must be a domicile of UT of J&K.
The Physical standards criteria are applicable for the candidates who are willing to join the J & K Police Services. The details are as follows:
|Body Measurements||For Males||For Females|
|Height||165 cm||150 cm|
|Chest Girth (min)||84 cm||79 cm|
|Expansion||5 cm||5 cm|
JKPSC KAS 2022 - Vacancy
JKPSC KAS has announced a total of 220 vacancies in the official notification which are as follows:
|J & K Administrative Service||100|
|J & K Police Service||50|
|J & K Accounts Service||70|
JKPSC KAS Selection Process
The selection process for JKPSC KAS 2022 is completed in three stages
- Preliminary Examination
- Mains Examination
- Interview (Personality Test)
JKPSC KAS 2022 - Exam Pattern
JKPSC KAS exam has three stages, therefore, the exam pattern for each stage varies with one another. You can check out the JKPSC exam pattern for the Prelims & Mains exam below.
JKPSC KAS Prelims Exam Pattern
JKPSC Prelims Exam is the first stage for the JKPSC selection process. Candidates securing minimum cutoff marks in the Prelims Exam of JKPSC KAS 2022 will be called to appear for the Mains Exam. The JKPSC KAS Prelims Exam will have two papers: General Studies Paper- I and General Studies Paper-II.
- The JKPSC Prelims Exam comprises of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) each for Paper 1 and 2.
- Both the JKPSC Prelims Papers will be of 200 marks each.
- For each incorrect answer in the JKPSC Prelims Exam, there is a penalty of 0.33 marks.
- It is compulsory to score at least 33% in General Studies Paper-II.
|General Studies Paper- I ||100||200||2 hours|
|General Studies Paper-II||100||200||2 hours|
JKPSC Mains Exam Pattern
The candidates who obtain the cutoff marks in the JKPSC CCE Prelims Exam will be called to appear for the JKPSC Mains Exam. The qualified candidates of the Prelims Exam will be issued an application form that they will have to fill up within the required time decided by the Commission.
- The JKPSC Mains Exam shall comprise of a written examination and a personality test.
- The JKPSC Mains Exam has eight (8) papers of conventional essay type.
- Out of the eight mains paper, English Paper is qualifying in nature.
- Candidates who will obtain the cutoff marks in the JKPSC Mains Exam will be called to appear for the Personality Test for Interview.
- The JKPSC Interview shall be of 250 marks
|Paper No.||Paper Name||Marks|
|1||English||300 (Qualifying Only)|
|3||General Studies I (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)||250|
|4||General Studies II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)||250|
|5||General Studies –III (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)||250|
|6||General Studies –IV (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)||250|
|7||Optional Subject Paper I||250|
|8||Optional Subject Paper II||250|
| ||JKPSC Personality Test (Interview)||250|
JKPSC KAS 2022 - Syllabus
The syllabus for JKPSC KAS Prelims and Mains exam is as follows
JKPSC KAS Prelims Syllabus
- Questions based on Jammu and Kashmir such as its history, polity, economy, major events, art, culture, etc.
- General Science
- General issues on Environmental ecology
- Events of national and international importance
- Indian Polity, Indian Constitution and amendments to it
- Indian and World Geography
- Economic and Social Development
- Current events of National and International importance
- Bio-diversity and Climate Change
- Interpersonal skills, including communication skills;
- Logical reasoning and analytical ability;
- Basic arithmetics and data interpretation ( Class X level)
- General mental ability;
- Decision-making and problem-solving
JKPSC KAS Mains Syllabus
- Comprehension of given passages.
- Precise writing.
- Usage and vocabulary.
- Short essays
|Paper-i||Essay on multiple topics|
- Indian heritage and culture
- World history
- Polity, social justice
- International relations.
- Economic development
- Disaster management.
|Paper-vi||Optional subject paper i|
|Paper-vii||Optional subject paper ii|
JKPSC KAS 2022 - How to Apply
The application process for JKPSC KAS is as follows:
Step 1: Visit official website jkpsc.nic.in
Step 2: Go to ‘Recruitment' – ‘Job/ Online Application' – ‘Combined Competitive Preliminary'
Step 3: Register and click on the apply link
Step 4: Fill application form, submit documents
Step 5: Pay fee and submit form
Step 6: Download application form and take a printout.
JKPSC KAS 2022 - Application Fee
|Open Merit Rank||Rs. 1000/-|
|Reserved Category and in-service candidates||Rs. 500/-|
|Physically Challenged candidates||Nil|
JKPSC KAS 2022 Exam Centres
The candidates can choose the following exam centres
JKPSC KAS 2022 Salary Structure
The candidates selected in JKPSC KAS 2022 will be paid under the Level 8 of the 7th CPC which is Rs.47600 - 151100.