JKPSC Kas Exam 2022 Notification, JKPSC Admit Card, Syllabus, Salary

JKPSC Exam Notification, Exam Pattern, Selection Process, Salary, Syllabus, Application Process, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Cut Off.

JKPSC Exam Notification
JKPSC Exam Notification

Jammu and Kashmir PSC 2022 Official Notification has been published on the official website of JKPSC – jkpsc.nic.in. Those who are waiting to apply for the JKPSC 2022 Vacancies can visit the website and read the details of the notification. Applicants must solve the previous year’s questions paper while preparing for the exam of the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission.

(Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission) The examination was temporarily suspended last year due to the epidemic. The JKPSC Recruitment Board conducts a State Service Examination every year for the recruitment of government bodies within the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

The Jammu and Kashmir PSC Exam pattern consists of three steps: Prelim, Mains, and Interview. There are 450 marks for the prelim examination and 2050 marks for the main examination. There is no negative marking in the J&K PSC exam.

What is JKPSC Exam?

Jammu and Kashmir PSC (Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission) or JKPSC KAS Recruitment board is a state-level administrative body to fill vacancies in various posts in the administrative department of Jammu and Kashmir (Group A, B, C, D) Jammu and Kashmir PSC. Conducts tests. The Jammu and Kashmir PSC examination is conducted annually by the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission.

The Public Service Commissions operate under Articles 128 and 133 of the Constitution of India. The Summer Headquarters of the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission is located at Solina, Srinagar, Kashmir, and the Winter Headquarters at Resham Ghar Colony, Bakshi Nagar, Jammu.

JKPSC 2022 Exam Highlights

The following highlights relate to the JKPSC KAS post. Aspiring candidates for this post can review the requirements of Jammu and Kashmir PSC KAS Recruitment 2022 in the table below.

Body (Conducting)JKPSC ( Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission )
Founded on2 September 1957
Required QualificationGraduation
Application Fee Reserved Category: INR 500/-
General Category: INR 1000/-
PWD Category: Exempted 
Application ProcessOnline
Exam Mode Offline
Age Limit21 to 32 years
Post NamesVarious
Work LocationJammu and Kashmir
Exam LevelState Level Exam
Department Name                  Various
ExperienceNot Required
Number of Attempts              No Limit
Number of Exam Stages       Stage 1 – Prelims
Stage 2 – Mains
Stage 3 – Interview
FrequencyEvery Year
Official Websitehttp://jkpsc.nic.in/

JKPSC 2022 Notification

The JKPSC notification has not been issued yet but it is expected to be published between February 2022 and May. All important details such as vacancies, examination pattern, date of application, date of examination, etc.

JKPSC 2022 Selection Process

JKPSC Exam Candidates are selected on the basis of marks obtained in three steps viz., Prelim, Mains, Interview. The stages of the JKPSC Recruitment 2022 selection process are as follows.

  • Stage 1 – Jammu and Kashmir Prelims Exam.
  • Stage 2 – JKPSC Main Exam
  • Stage 3 – Interview / Personality Test

Stage 1 Prelim Exam: Jammu and Kashmir The first stage of the PSC exam is the prelim exam where the candidate is given two General Study question papers (General Study, aptitude test). Jammu and Kashmir Prelims Exam only qualifying paper. Candidates who pass the Prelims examination are considered eligible for the Jammu and Kashmir Main Examination.

Stage 2 Main Exam: The second stage of the Jammu and Kashmir PSC Exam is the main exam where there are 8 papers in total (7 merit ranking papers and 2 qualifying papers). Candidates will be selected on the basis of cutoff published by the Jammu and Kashmir PSC Recruitment Board. The candidate at the top of the list will be selected for the personality test or interview stage.

Phase 3 Interview: Candidates who have successfully passed the last two stages are eligible for the interview conducted by Jammu and Kashmir PSC Recruitment Board. Interviews are also numbered 250 in total.

JKPSC 2022 Exam Dates

As per the official notification, all the important dates of the Jammu and Kashmir PSC State Administrative Recruitment 2022 process are listed below.

DateNoon Session
09.30 AM to 12.30 PM
Afternoon Session
02.30 PM to 5.30 PM
10-Mar-2022Paper-I: Essay PaperQualifying Paper – English
11-Mar-2022Paper-II: General Studies-IPaper-III: General Studies-II
12-Mar-2022Paper-IV: General Studies-IIIPaper-V: General Studies-IV
16-Mar-2022Optional Paper-I
17-Mar-2022Optional Paper-II

JKPSC 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Jammu and Kashmir Before applying for the PSC exam, make sure that you meet the required eligibility. Below we provide all the information you need to know about eligibility requirements. To apply for the Jammu and Kashmir PSC exam, candidates must meet the required educational nationality, qualifications, educational qualifications, and age requirements.

JKPSC Eligibility 2022: Age Limit

Candidates should not be less than 21 years of age and not more than 32 years of age on 1.03.2022 to apply for Jammu and Kashmir PSC Administrative Services 2022 Exam. According to the notification published on the official website of Jammu and Kashmir PSC, candidates of different categories get age relaxation.

JKPSC Age Relaxation

CategoryAge Limit
Scheduled Caste (ST)37
Other Backward Classes (OBC)37
Scheduled Tribe (ST)37

JKPSC Eligibility 2022: Education Qualification

  • Candidates who have obtained an undergraduate degree from a recognized institution or university are eligible for the Jammu and Kashmir PSC exam.
  • Candidates who are in final year of graduation are eligible to appear in JKPSC exam.

JKPSC Eligibility 2022: Physical Measurement

For some posts in the JKPSC exam, you have to have qualification in Physical Measurement along with age, education qualification, discussed in detail below –

CategoryMinimum Expansion & Chest GirthHeight
Male (Leh Kargil)5 cm & 79 cm160 cm
Male5 cm & 84 cm165 cm
Female (Leh Kargil)5 cm & 79 cm145 cm
Female5 cm & 79 cm150 cm

JKPSC Eligibility 2022: Work Experience

Candidates do not need prior work experience to appear in Jammu and Kashmir PSC exams. All graduate fresher candidates can appear in the JK PSC exam.

JKPSC Eligibility 2022: Nationality

  1. Candidates must be Indian citizens.
  2. Candidates must have domicile certificate
  3. Permanent citizens of Jammu and Kashmir are eligible for this examination.

JKPSC Application Form 2022

The application form for Jammu and Kashmir PSC Exam 2022 is expected to be released from January to April 2022. Interested candidates for the post of JKPSC Exam Administrative can apply for the examination through online mode. Where Jammu and Kashmir PSC Exam is expected to be held offline. Candidates have to fill up the application form available on the official website of Jammu and Kashmir PSC.

  1. Candidates must first visit the official website of JKPSC.
  2. Click on the “Apply for Jammu and Kashmir PSC” section and start filling the application form.
  3. If you have not signed up for Jammu and Kashmir PSC then you have to sign up. Candidates will need a valid Phone Number, Email ID, Contact Details to signup.
  4. When the signup is complete, your login details will be sent to your registered email id.
  5. Please login again to fill up the application form of Jammu and Kashmir PSC.
  6. Once the application form is open, fill in all the personal and educational details as per the requirements of the candidates.
  7. Recheck the details you provided and click “Save and Next” if all the information is correct.
  8. Candidates can then attach their signatures and passport size photos in the prescribed format (less than 50 kb and not more than 100 kb).
  9. Candidates have to pay the application fee online to complete the application process.

JKPSC Application Fees

To successfully apply for JKPSC, the candidate has to pay an application fee. Candidates can pay Jammu and Kashmir PSC exam Application Fee through Debit Card, Credit Card, Digital wallets, etc. Fees are exempted for different categories of students as per notification published on the official website.

CategoryApplication Fees
Reserved CategoryINR 500/-
General CategoryINR 1000/-
PWD CategoryExempted 

JKPSC Admit Card 2022

Jammu and Kashmir PSC websites have a link that will take you to the Admit Card for JKPSC Exam. Candidates need to be informed that candidates should check the official website for new announcements. According to the rules, the candidate has to carry out the Jammu and Kashmir PSC exam, or else he will not be allowed to take the JKPSC exam. After receiving the Jammu and Kashmir PSC Admit Card, the candidates must check whether the information given in the entry form is correct. If the information provided is incorrect, the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Service Commission should be informed.

How to Download JKPSC Admit Card

  • Step 1: Enter the official website of Jammu and Kashmir PSC (jkpsc.nic.in).
  • Step 2: After entering the official website, click on the ‘E-Admit Card’ button of the candidates.
  • Step 3: Search and click the link to download Jammu and Kashmir PSC, Admit Card.
  • Step 4: Enter the details required to log in (Registration ID, DOB, etc.) and click on the Login button.
  • Step 5: Download the JK PSC e-admit card and print out at least 2 hard copies of the Jammu and Kashmir PSC admit card.

Admit Card Information

It is advisable to take 2 printouts of the Jammu and Kashmir PSC Admit Card before going to PSC Examination Center. Candidates are advised to take a passport size photo ID proof (Voter ID, PAN Card, Passport, Driving License) during the examination along with the Admit Card. He is advised to take a ballpoint pen and pictures with him.

  1. Father’s Name
  2. Reporting Time
  3. Examination Date
  4. Signature of the participant
  5. Email
  6. Invigilator’s Sign
  7. Candidate’s Name
  8. Candidates Address
  9. Subjects, etc.
  10. Register Photo
  11. Center Name & Code
  12. Day and Timings of Exam
  13. Shifts

Candidates should inform the PSC authorities if there is any discrepancy or error in the data of the Jammu and Kashmir PSC Admit Card. Before the exam, you must study and follow the guidelines of the Jammu and Kashmir PSC Admission Card.

JKPSC Exam Pattern

Jammu and Kashmir PSC Exam Pattern – Prelims, mains, and interview are the three stages. The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission recruitment board for direct recruitment to the post of State Administrative in the Jammu and Kashmir State Competitive Examination. Applicants are selected on the basis of the Jammu and Kashmir PSC have written exam and interview/personality test and their performance. Before preparing for Jammu and Kashmir PSC Exam, it is necessary to have a complete idea about the Exam pattern (exam duration, marking scheme, revised paper format for prelim / main exam, etc.).

StageExam NameTotal Marks
Stage 1 Jammu and Kashmir PSC Prelims450 Marks
Stage 2 Jammu and Kashmir PSC Mains Exam2050 Marks
Stage 3 Interview/personality test250 Marks
  • State 1: Jammu and Kashmir PSC Prelims
  • Stage 2: Jammu and Kashmir PSC Mains Exam
  • Stage 3: Interview / personality test

JKPSC KAS Exam Pattern – Prelims Exam

Jammu and Kashmir PSC prelims exam objective type paper and two papers for the prelim exam are present. The first paper is on General Studies and the second is Optional Subject. There are 150 marks for the General Studies paper and 300 marks for the Optional Subject.

  • A maximum of two hours is allotted for each paper.
  • Jammu and Kashmir PSC prelims exam has no negative marking.
  • PSC Exam will be English language.
  • JKPSC Prelims Exam objective type (MCQ Type).
  • 450 marks in Prelims exam.
  • Jammu and Kashmir PSC Prelims exam is only qualifying paper.
PaperSubjectsMarksExam Duration
Paper 1General Studies150 marks2 hrs
Paper 2Optional Subject300 marks2 hrs

JKPSC KAS Exam Pattern – Main Exam

Based on the results of the Jammu and Kashmir PSC prelims exam, the successful candidates will have to appear for the JKPSC Main Exam. Jammu and Kashmir PSC Main exam have 8 papers (6 merit ranking papers and 2 qualifying papers); The total number allotted for each paper, the name of each paper, and the time are mentioned below.

Paper NameMarksTime Duration
English (Qualifying Paper)300 Marks3 Hours
Essay – Paper 1250 Marks 3 Hours
General Studies Paper I250 Marks 3 Hours
General Studies Paper-II250 Marks 3 Hours
General Studies Paper III 250 Marks 3 Hours
General Studies Paper IV 250 Marks 3 Hours
Paper-VI: Optional Paper-I250 Marks 3 Hours
Paper-VII: Optional Paper-II250 Marks 3 Hours
  1. A maximum of 3 hours is given for each paper.
  2. Time duration of each paper of JKPSC Main Exam is 3 hours.
  3. JKPSC Main Exam has Subjective questions which are descriptive type (MCQ Type).
  4. Out of 8 papers located in Main Exam, 6 are merit ranking paper and 2 are qualifying paper.
  5. Candidates who qualify in Jammu and Kashmir PSC Main exam will get call for interview / personality test.
  6. Each paper of Main exam will be in English language.

JKPSC KAS Exam Pattern – Interview

Candidates who will be selected for JKPSC Main Exam will be called for the interview process of the Jammu and Kashmir PSC Exam. The interview round will start on the basis of the present intelligence of the candidates, knowledge of the candidates, and deep knowledge and other subjects. Jammu and Kashmir PSC Interview Round 250 will be the test. The final selection process of Jammu and Kashmir PSC will be conducted after the JKPSC interview round.

Candidates who qualify in the main exam and are selected for the interview round, have to acquire skills in a few subjects before appearing in the interview round.

  • Social characteristics
  • Moral honesty and intellectual
  • Current events
  • Intellectual qualities etc.

JKPSC Syllabus 2022

Candidates must be well aware of the JKPSC exam syllabus in order to prepare well and pass the exam easily. Jammu and Kashmir State Public Commission provide a separate syllabus for Prelim and Main examinations. Detailed syllabus of Jammu and Kashmir PSC 2022 Prelim and Main Exam is discussed below as per notification provided on the official website –

JKPSC Syllabus – Preliminary Exam

Paper 1✦ History of India
✦ General Science
✦ Indian Polity and Governance – Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Constitution, Political System, Rights Issues, etc
✦ Biodiversity, Environmental ecology, and Climate Change
✦ National & International Current Affairs
✦ Indian National Movement
✦ World and Indian Geography – Social, Physical, and Economic Geography
✦ Social and Economic Development – Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, Poverty, Sustainable Development, etc.
Paper 2✦ Interpersonal skills ( including communication skills )
✦ problem-solving and Decision-making
✦ Basic numeracy ( orders of magnitude, numbers and their relations, etc.–Class 10th level)
✦ General mental ability
✦ analytical ability and Logical reasoning
✦ Data interpretation ( graphs, data sufficiency, charts, tables, etc.–Class 10th level)

JKPSC Syllabus – Main Exam

Jammu and Kashmir PSC Main Syllabus have a total of 6 papers, out of 6 papers, 8 major subjects, and 2 Optional Papers. Before preparation, you need to have a detailed idea about Jammu and Kashmir PSC Prelims, Main Syllabus.

PaperSubject NameTopic
General English Usage & vocabulary
Short Essay
Precise writing
Essay WritingPresent Topic ( Current )
Paper IGeneral Studies 1 ( Culture and Indian Heritage, Geography and History of the Society and World) Modern Indian history
History of the world including the world wars, political philosophies like socialism, communism, the industrial revolution, colonization, etc.
Diversity of India
Effects of globalization on Indian society
Literature, Art Forms, and Architecture
The Freedom Struggle
women’s organization and Role of women
Physical geography
Social empowerment
Paper-II GS Paper 2 ( Constitution, International relations and Social Justice, Governance, Polity. ) ✦ Indian Constitution
✦ Functions and Responsibilities of the States and Unions
✦ Role of civil services in a democracy
✦ Development industry and Development processes
✦ Important International institutions
✦ Comparison of the constitutional schemes
✦ State and Parliament Legislatures
✦ Role of civil services in a democracy
✦ development industry and Development processes
✦ Important International institutions
Paper IIIGeneral Studies 3 ( Economic Development, Environment, Disaster and Security Management, Technology, Biodiversity ) Government Budgeting
Land reforms in India
disaster management and Disaster
Effects of liberalization on the economy
Indian Economy and issues
related industries and Food processing in India
Science and Technology
Various Security forces
Investment models
Paper IVGS Paper 4 ( Integrity, Ethics, and Aptitude)✦ Attitude
✦ Contributions of philosophers and moral thinkers.
✦ Ethics in Public Administration and Civil/Public service values
✦ Probity in Governance
✦ Human Interface and Ethics
✦ Emotional intelligence-concepts
✦ Foundational values and Aptitude for Civil Service
✦ Probity in Governance

JKPSC Optional Subjects 2022

Veterinary Science and Animal HusbandryAgriculture
Accountancy and CommerceEconomics
Civil EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Mechanical EngineeringMedical science
International Relations & Political SciencePsychology
Public AdministrationLiterature


The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission publishes the minimum qualification mark as a cutoff on its official website. Every year a large number of candidates take the student JKPSC exam. Therefore, the cutoff is the minimum qualifying mark that allows students to appear for the next level.

Students will get maximum marks in each section and level of the exam. The cutoffs for the potential premium for 2022 are tabulated below:

CategoryExpected Cut-off Marks

JKPSC Salary 2022

The shortlisted candidates for the state administrative post of JKPSC have to pay Rs. 9400 / – and Rs. 34800 / – including basic salary will be included in the salary matrix of 7th pay commission and with Rs. 4800 / – will get grade pay.

In addition to the basic salary, candidates will be eligible to receive house rent allowance, expensive allowance, transportation allowance and other allowances every month.

JKPSC Books 2022

The following books are useful for Jammu and Kashmir prelims and mains exam –

JKPSC Books – Prelims Exam

Name of the bookPublication/Author
NCERT General StudiesMcGraw Hill
Geography of IndiaMajid Husain
General StudiesMcGraw Hill
Indian Heritage, Art, and CultureMadhukar Kumar Bhagat
A Modern Approach to Logical ReasoningR.S. Aggarwal

JKPSC Books – Main Exam

SubjectBook NamePublication/Author
General Studies (All Papers)NCERT General StudiesMcGraw Hill
General StudiesMcGraw Hill
Indian PolityM. Laxmikanth
Indian Heritage, Art, and CultureMadhukar Kumar Bhagat
Geography of IndiaMajid Hussain
Indian EconomyUma Kapila
EthicsIntegrity, Ethics, and Aptitude R.K Gupta, IRS
Integrity, Ethics, and AptitudeMcGraw Hill/Nanda Kishore Reddy, Santosh Ajmera
General KnowledgeGeneral Knowledge 2022Manohar Pandey
EnglishObjective General EnglishRS Aggarwal
Objective General EnglishS.P. Baksi
Objective General EnglishSK Rout, SJ Thakur

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