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JKSSB Junior Assistant Recruitment 2020: Criteria Changed


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Looking for Clerical Level Govt. Jobs in J&K? Apply for Upcoming JKSSB Junior Assistant Recruitment 2020 

In Jammu and Kashmir, there is a craze for Government Jobs. But the sad reality is that not many Jobs are announced in J&K. This is the reason that J&K has the highest Unemployment rate in the country. In the last 2 years (2018 -2019), only 2000+ Govt. Jobs have been announced by JKSSB, while in our neighbouring states, 10's of thousands of Government Jobs have been announced. This is a Big Question Mark, on the credibility of Government when it comes to Employment Generation in J&K.

However, in March-2020, Government of India has approved 50,000 Government Jobs in J&K. These shall exclusively be for J&K Residents only. So, after a very long time, we are hoping of Big Recruitment in 2020 and 2021. All these posts will be filled by Recruitment agencies like JKSSB and JKPSC. So gear up for Upcoming JKSSB Recruitment 2020 and JKPSC Recruitment 2020.

Today, In this post, we will discuss about the Upcoming JKSSB Jr. Assistant Recruitment 2020. It is expected that JKSSB will create more than 2000+ Jr. Assistant Posts in various departments in 2020-21. At this time, we cannot tell you the exact No.of department wise Jr. Assistant vacancies, but going by the trends of the previous years, this year's Jr. Assistant Recruitment will be higher, thanks to the announcement of 50,000 Government Jobs in J&K

If you are willing to apply for Upcoming Jr. Assistant Jobs in J&K, then you should read this post till the end as here we will share each and every detail of Jr. Assistant Recruitment 2020.

Why Jr. Assistant Jobs are Popular in J&K?

If we talk of Graduate Level Jobs in J&K, then Junior Assistant (Clerk) is the first thing that comes in our mind. These reasons make Jr Assistant a top priority Job in J&K

1) Jr. Assistant is the Entry Level Job in almost all the Govt Departments
2) There is a requirement of Jr. Assistant is each Government Departments
3) The Basic Qualification to apply for this job is Degree with Good Typing speed.
4) Age Requirement ranges between 18 to 40 years.
5) More than 1000+ posts advertised on an average in a given year.

These things make JKSSB Junior Assistant Recruitment as one of the most sought after jobs in J&K.

Upcoming JKSSB Jr. Assistant Posts 2020

In general. there are 38 Government Departments in J&K and each of these departments at some point of time, has the requirement for Junior Assistants. But there are some departments, that advertise posts on a regular basis. On the other hand, there are departments that seldom advertises any posts.

Going by the trend of last few years, In the table, below we will are giving the List of Departments, that may advertise Jr. Assistant vacancies in 2020-21.

No. of Posts
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When JKSSB Jr. Assistant Recruitment will be announced?

The Question to this answer lies with JKSSB only, as they have to advertise the vacancies 

Actually, much depends upon, when the Departments will refer the vacancies to JKSSB. 

The Last JKSSB Notification was announced in July-2019 and Now,it has been 10 months and JKSSB has not announced any Job Notification. We can understand, that on 5th August 2019, State was Bifurcated, Article 370 abrogated, No Internet, No Domicile, No Reservation Rules. In these circumstances, it may not be feasible for JKSSB to announce the posts

However, with the announcement of Reservation Rules in Jan 2020 and Domicile Rules on 1st April, 2020, the way is cleared for JKSSB to announce the vacancies. 

It is expected that JKSSB will announce the JR. Assistant Posts in various Departments in the coming months. So, you can expect the JKSSB Jr. Assistant Recruitment 2020 from June /July, 2020 Onwards

Here is the Schedule of JKSSB Jr. Assistant Exam 2020.

Expected Month
Announcement of JKSSB Jr. Assistant Notification

July, 2020
Closing Date of Online Registration at

August 2020
Schedule of Typing Test
Sept, 2020

Declaration of Result of Type Test
Oct, 2020
Admit Card for Written Test
Nov, 2020
Schedule of Jr. Assistant Written Exam

Announcement of Final Result
Dec, 2020 OR Jan 2021

 Eligibility Criteria for JKSSB Jr. Assistant Exam 2020

If you are willing to apply for Jr. Assistant Jobs in J&K, then you should full fill the below-mentioned eligibility conditions

1) Domicile: Applicant should be a domicile of Jammu and Kashmir, as per the New Domicile Rules announced on 1st April 2020

2) Age-Limit: Applicant should have their age in between 18 to 40 years. Relaxation in age limit as per the specified Rules.

3) Qualification. : Applicant should possess the following education Qualifications give below
  • Degree in any discipline from a recognized India University
  • Six Month Basic Course in Computer Applications from a recognized Institute
  • Should have knowledge of Computer Typing with minimum speed of 35WPM.
Note: Candidates having below mentioned Qualification are expected from having the Six months computer certificate

2) B SC. (IT) / M. Sc. (IT)
4) B.E / B Tech (IT and CS)
5)  M Tech (IT & CS)
6) Any Other Qualification with Computer as a Subject

Selection Criteria for Junior Assistant Posts

Junior Assistant is one such post, whose selection criteria is changed twice over the Last Few years. 
Previous the Selection process for Jr. Assistant comprises of Typing Test (60 Points) and Written Test (40 Points).

However, In the month of March 2020, JKSSB has made some Big changes in the Selection Criteria for Jr Assistant posts. Actually, the Instructions for this change came from J&K General Administration Department.

As per the Latest Criteria, Selection Process for JKSSB Jr. Assistant Recruitment comprises of 

i) Typing Test (20 Points)
ii) Written Exam (80 Points)

1. Typing Test: All the candidates will first have to appear in the Typing Test conducted by JKSSB at the specified Date and Venue. To Qualify the Test, you need to achieve a speed not less than 35WPM with 90% accuracy. 

The more speed you have in your Typing test, the More Marks you will score out of 20.

Example: If you score 40 WPM in Typing Test, then you will have 8 Marks and Is you have speed of 60WPM,  then you have 12 Marks. To calculate for your Marks for any speed, Multiple the Speed with 0.2.

2) Written Exam: All those candidates who Qualify the Type Test, will have to appear in the Written Exam, comprising of sections given below

1) Test of English (20 Marks)
2) Test of Reasoning (10 Marks)
3) Test of Computer Knowledge (10 Marks)

The Duration of Test is 40 Minutes and Maximum Marks is 40.

Marks obtained in the Written Exam will be converted proportionally out of 80 Points.

3) Final Merit: The Final Merit comprises of Marks obtained in the Typing Test (out of 20) and Written Test (Out of 80). taken together.

From the above criteria, you can see that the Written Exam is the deciding factor for your Selection in the Final List. However, Typing Test is equally important, as without Qualifying the Type Test, you won't be eligible to appear in the Written Text.

Here is the Detailed JKSSB Selection Criteria for Junior Assistant Posts.

Syllabus for JKSSB JR. Assistant Written Exam.

JKSSB will conduct the Written Exam for all those candidates who Qualify the Type Test. The criteria for Qualifying the Type test is minimum 35WPM (90% accuracy).

Thereafter you have to appear for a Computer Based Test (Written Exam).

The Written Exam comprises of 3 Sections having 40 Marks with each Question Carrying One Mark each. There is Negative marking in the exam and for every incorrect answer, there will be a deduction of 0.25 Marks

Here is the Section-wise Syllabus for JKSSB Jr. Assistant Written Exam.

How to Apply?

Applicants willing to apply for JKSSB Jr. Assistant Recruitment 2020, will have to wait till the announcement of Official Notification. It is expected that JKSSB will announce the Notification anytime after July 2020.

Once the Official Notification is announced. You can apply on the Official JKSSB Portal at 

Online Link for submitting the application form, shall remain open for 21 Days, from the Date of Advertisement of Posts.


We have made this page to provide updates on the Upcoming JKSSB Jr. Assistant Exam 2020. Once there is any update on the JR. Assistant Exam by JKSSB, we will immediately update on this page.

If you have any queries related to Jr. Assistant Exam, you can ask us in the Comments Section below.

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