The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) is one of the legislative bodies in the state. According to Articles 128 and 133 of the Indian Constitution, the JKPSC was established by the Indian government. Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission conducts civil service examinations to recruit candidates for various government positions.

In other words, it is an independent entity. Due to this, the selection of candidates is based on a merit list and reserved seats. To operate civil services and posts, the JKPSC looks for the most capable and deserving candidates. Aside from these duties, the Constitution should fulfill the other duties delegated to them.

The state’s governing body performs its duties with the utmost truthfulness, objectivity, and efficiency. Furthermore, it operates promptly and transparently, utilizing technological innovations whenever possible.

In Jammu and Kashmir, the exam is held once a year. The combined competitive exam seeks candidates for the following departments:

  • J&K Administrative Service Junior Scale
  • Service of the J&K Police (Gazetted)
  • Service for J&K Accounts (Gazetted).

In addition to the written tests (Preliminary and Mains), an interview round is held to select candidates. In order to choose candidates for the various positions, the JKPSC will conduct an interview round. A list of all qualified candidates will be published on the authority’s website. Furthermore, the preliminary exam is objective, whereas the main exam is objective and descriptive.