The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) has released the notification for the J&K Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination, 2024. Applications are invited from candidates who are domiciled in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. The recruitment process is in accordance with the rules laid down by the General Administration Department Government of UT of Jammu & Kashmir and J&K Public Service Commission (Conduct of Examination) Rules, 2022.

TitleJKPSC KAS Recruitment 2023
OrganizationJammu & Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC)
Exam NameJ&K Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination, 2023
Application ModeOnline
DomicileUnion Territory of Jammu & Kashmir
EligibilityBachelor’s Degree
Age Limit32 years for Open Merit (OM) candidates
VacanciesTotal of 75 vacancies
Pay ScaleLevel 8 (47600-151100)
Application DatesForms available from 04.03.2024
Last date for online application: 10.03.2024
Preliminary ExamTentatively scheduled for 23rd July, 2024
Main Exam Date2nd week of November, 2024
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JKPSC KAS 2024 Application Form

The Application Form and instructions for filling it up will be available on the JKPSC website from 17th April 2024. Candidates are advised to carefully read the instructions and check the eligibility conditions before filling the online Application Form. The last date for filling the online Application Form along with the requisite fee (online mode only) is 16th May 2024. The last date for receipt of online applications will be the cut-off date for determining eligibility with respect to acquisition of Domicile Certificates and educational and professional qualifications. The minimum and maximum age of candidates will be reckoned with reference to 1st January, 2024.

Candidates will have the option to edit some fields in their online application form from 17th May 2024 to 19th May 2024. Candidates are not required to submit hard copies or any other documents to the Commission. It is advised to submit online applications well before the closing date to avoid any technical issues due to heavy load on the website during the closing days.

JKPSC KAS Exam Date 2024

The tentative date for the Preliminary Examination (in two sessions) is 23rd July, 2024, while the tentative date for the commencement of the Main Examination is the 2nd week of November, 2023.

The recruitment is for various posts and services including Junior Scale of J&K Administrative Service, J&K Accounts (G) Service, and J&K Police (G) Service, with a pay scale of 9300-34800 with Grade Pay of 4800 (revised to Level 8 – 47600-151100). The total number of vacancies and the category-wise breakup are 75, with reservation for different categories as per the government rules.

JKPSC KAS Eligibility 2023

The eligibility conditions for candidates include being a domicile of UT of J&K and holding a Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University in India or from a Foreign University declared by the Government in consultation with the Commission to be equivalent to a degree of a recognized University. Candidates who have appeared in the bachelor’s degree examination must provide proof that they have appeared fully in the required examination on or before the last date for filling/submission of Application Form for Preliminary Examination, and have qualified the said Examination at the time of filing up the online Application Form for the Main Examination.

Candidates who have passed the final professional M.B.B.S or any other Medical Examination but have not completed their internship by the time of submission of their applications for the Combined Competitive (Main) Examination, will be provisionally admitted to the Examination provided they submit a copy of certificate from the concerned authority of the University/Institution that they had passed the requisite final professional medical examination. Such candidates will be required to produce the original degree or a certificate from the concerned competent authority of the University/Institution that they had completed all requirements (including completion of internship) for the award of the Degree at the time of their interview.


The age limit for candidates belonging to different categories is as follows:

Open Merit (OM): 32 years (not born after 01.01.2002 and not born before 01.01.1991)

Reserved Category candidates: As per government rules

In-service candidates: As per government

How to Apply for JKPSC KAS Recruitment 2023?

Here are the steps to apply for JKPSC KAS (Kashmir Administrative Service) Recruitment 2023:

Visit the official website of JKPSC (Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission) at

Click on the “Online Application” link on the homepage to access the online application portal.

Register yourself on the portal by clicking on the “New User? Register Here” link and provide the required details such as name, email ID, mobile number, etc. Create a unique username and password for future login.

After successful registration, log in to the portal using your username and password.

Fill in the online application form with all the required details such as personal information, educational qualification, work experience, etc. Upload scanned copies of your passport-sized photograph and signature as per the specifications mentioned in the notification.

Pay the application fee through the online payment gateway using debit/credit card, net banking, or other available modes of payment. The application fee details can be found in the official notification.

Verify all the details entered in the application form and click on the “Submit” button.

Take a printout of the submitted application form for future reference.

Keep checking the official website of JKPSC for updates on the recruitment process, including exam dates, admit card release, result declaration, etc.

Zehr Un Nisa

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