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Jammu & Kashmir Combined Competitive Examination

Introduction

Jammu and Kashmir Combined Competitive Examination will be conducted by Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC). This exam is the only test for entry level Gazetted and bureaucratic positions in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. Through this exam the vacancies in the state civil services such as J&K Administrative Service, J&K Police (G) Service, J&K Accounts (G) Service, etc., are filled. J&K state also released recruitment J&K police notification. Other important PSCs in the country are TSPSC, TNPSC, APPSC, KSPSC, etc. 

Positions

S. No. Post Name Age Limit

(In Years)

Educational Qualification Pay Scale Grade Pay
1 Junior Scale officers of J&K Administrative Service 21 – 35 Must Have a Bachelor’s degree or its Equivalent  Rs. 9,300-34,800  Rs.4800
2 J&K Police (Gazetted) Service 21 – 35 Varies according to the post Depends on the Pay Band
3 J&K Accounts (Gazetted) Service 21 – 35 Must Have a Bachelor’s degree or its Equivalent in the concerned subject Varies according to the post Depends on the Pay Band

Relaxations

  • For Reserved Category and in-service candidates, the upper age limit will be 37 years.
  • For Physically Challenged candidates, the upper age limit will be 38 years.

Notifications

The aspirants should keep visiting ‘Drona’ to keep a track on the updates related to the notifications that are updated on the website in a timely manner.

  • Current Notifications               click here
  • Upcoming Notifications           click here
  • Previous Notifications             click here

Application Procedure

  • Visit the Commission’s website www.jkpsc.nic.in and click on “Online Application”
  • Instructions will appear and the candidates are advised to read all the instructions carefully before pressing the “APPLY” button.
  • Fill all the details and click on the “SUBMIT” button that appears at the bottom of the page.
  • Upload recent passport size Photograph, Signature and the thumb impression. The uploaded images should be only [jpeg, jpg] format. Photograph and the signature should not be less than 10kB and must not exceed 20kB.
  • Pay requisite exam fee as per the procedure given in the notification and submit the details
  • Take a printout of the application for future reference

Selection Procedure

The selection process is done in 3 successive steps. Candidates need to pass all the three stages to qualify for the services. The three stages of the induction are as follows:

Stage-1 (Prelims)

The Preliminary Examination is the first stage of the JK CCS. This exam requires one to have a good knowledge on current affairs and general awareness. This exam will be qualifying in nature and the marks obtained will not be counted in the final marks.

Stage-2 (Main)

The exam contains descriptive questions and the candidates qualified in this exam will be called for interview. The marks obtained will be counted in the final marks.

Stage 3 (Interview)

After successfully qualifying the Prelims and Main exams, the candidates are then shortlisted for the interview.

Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination

  • General Studies (Maximum Marks 150)
  • Optional Subject (Maximum Marks 300).

Main Examination

  • Paper I – General English for 300 Marks
  • Paper II – Essay for 150 Marks
  • Paper III & IV – General Studies for 300 Marks
  • Paper V,VI,VII & VIII – Optional Subjects

The List of Optional Subject for both Preliminary and Main Examinations are-

  1. Agriculture
  2. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  3. Botany
  4. Chemistry
  5. Civil Engineering
  6. Commerce
  7. Economics
  8. Electrical Engineering
  9. Geography
  10. Geology
  11. Indian History
  12. Law
  13. Mathematics
  14. Mechanical Engineering
  15. Philosophy
  16. Physics
  17. Political Science
  18. Psychology
  19. Public Administration
  20. Sociology
  21. Statistics
  22. Zoology

Interview

Interview is the last yet a very important stage of the screening process which carries total 250 marks.

Syllabus

Prelims

Following are the links that would redirect you to the Prelims Syllabus

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Mains

Following are the links that would redirect you to the Mains Syllabus

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Preparation Strategy

Exam Resources

Previous Papers

Mains Examination

Jammu and Kashmir Agriculture Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Agriculture Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Anthropology Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Anthropology Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Botany Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Botany Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Chemistry Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Chemistry Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Civil Engineering Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Civil Engineering Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Commerce & Accountancy Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Commerce & Accountancy Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Economics Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Economics Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Electrical Engineering Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Electrical Engineering Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir English Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir English Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Essay in English Paper – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir General English Paper – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir General Studies Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir General Studies Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Geography Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Geography Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Geology Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Geology Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Hindi Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Hindi Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir History Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir History Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Law Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Law Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Management Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Management Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Mathematics Paper I – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Mathematics Paper II – Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Persian Paper I – Click Here 

Jammu and Kashmir Persian Paper II – Click Here

Prelims Examination

Jammu and Kashmir Agriculture Paper – Click Here, Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science Paper – Click Here, Click Here

Jammu and Kashmir Botany Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Chemistry Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Civil Engineering Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Commerce Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Economics Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Electrical Engineering Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir General Studies Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Geography Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Geology Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Indian History Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Law Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Mathematics Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Mechanical Engineering Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Philosophy Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Physics Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Political Science Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Psychology Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Public Administration Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Sociology Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Statistics Paper – Click HereClick Here

Jammu and Kashmir Zoology Paper – Click Here, Click Here

Solved Papers

Books