About JKPSC KAS 2019

Jammu & Kashmir Public Service Commission conducts JKPSC KAS recruitment for the posts or services such as Junior Scale of J&K Administrative Service, J&K Police (G) Service, J&K Accounts (G) Service. The selection process of JKPSC KAS 2019 involves two stages – preliminary and mains examination.To appear in the JKPSC KAS 2019 examination, candidates have to be between 21 to 32 years of age as on January 1, 2019. The prelims examination is expected to be held in  September while the mains will be held in Feb/March 2020. The marks obtained in the JKPSC KAS 2019 preliminary examination is calculated for shortlisting of the candidates for the mains examination. However, candidates have to secure equal to or more than the minimum qualifying marks to appear in the mains examination. Eligible general category candidates can appear for JKPSC KAS six times while all other reserved category candidates can attempt nine times.

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Conducting Body: Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission

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JKPSC KAS 2019 Important Dates

10 Sep, 2019 (Tentative) Advertisement | Mode: Online

JKPSC KAS 2019 Eligibility Criteria

JKPSC KAS Prelims Eligibility Criteria

The JKPSC KAS Prelims eligibility criteria define a candidate eligible if he/ she is a permanent resident of Jammu and Kashmir and is aged between 21- 32 years on January 1, 2019. Relaxation in upper age limit has been provided by the commission to candidates of certain categories. Moreover, candidates must possess a Bachelors degree (of any stream) of a recognised university. However, those whose results are awaiting can also appear for the prelims of JKPSC KAS 2019.

The application form of JKPSC KAS is released separately for Prelims and Mains exam.  Candidates who will fulfill the eligibility criteria for the exam can fill the prelims application form of JKPSC KAS. The form will be available in online mode and candidates have to complete the registration process, fill in the personal information, upload the required documents and pay the requisite application form. 

The application fee for General category is Rs. 1000 and the reserved categories will have to pay Rs.500.

JKPSC KAS Prelims Application Details

Mode of Application : Online

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 1000
SC, OBC, ST Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 500

JKPSC KAS 2019 Exam Pattern

JKPSC KAS exam is conducted in different stages - Prelims and Main Examination. Candidates who will qualify in the prelims exam will only be eligible to appear for mains exam. With the help of exam pattern of JKPSC KAS, candidates will be able to know the type and nature of questions, total time allotted, marking scheme, different sections or sectional division of the exam etc.

JKPSC KAS Prelims Exam Pattern

JKPSC KAS Prelims will comprise of two papers, namely- General Studies I and General Studies II. Both papers will consist of multiple choice questions having 4 answer choices. Every correct answer rewards one mark while every incorrect answer deducts 0.33 mark. A blank answer will neither fetch nor deduct any marks. If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happens to be correct. Maximum marks to be scored in each paper is 200. To qualify for appearing in JKPSC KAS Mains, candidates must score the minimum cutoff in General Studies I (will be announced by the commission) and at least 33% in General Studies II.

The admit card of JKPSC KAS is released in online mode for all the three stages. Candidates can download the admit card by using the required credentials in the login window. JKPSC KAS admit card will have details like exam timing, exam centres, name, gender, date of birth etc.  In case of any discrepancy in the admit card, candidates must immediately contact the exam conducting authority and get the necessary changes done in it.

JKPSC KAS 2019 Exam Centers

JKPSC KAS Prelims Exam Centers

State City
Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Passport
  • Aadhaar card
  • Pan card

JKPSC KAS result is declared separately for all the stages in online mode. Candidates are required to score the minimum qualifying marks in order to get shortlisted for the next stage of selection procedure. The final JKPSC KAS result is prepared by on the basis of the marks obtained in the mains exam and interview.

The cut off of JKPSC KAS is minimum qualifying marks that the candidates are required to obtain to get selected for the next stage.  JKPSC KAS cutoff is released for prelims, mains exam and final cutoff. 

The cutoff of final merit list is prepared on the basis of mains and personality test. JKPSC KAS cutoff 2019 for final merit list will be calculated out of 2000 marks.

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