Instructions for Candidates intending to appear in
the J&K Civil Service (Judicial) Examination 2001
A copy each of the Notification. Rules governing the service, application form and
J&K Public Service Commission (conduct of Examination) Rules, 1973 is obtainable
from the office of the Secretary, J&K Public Service Commission, on a written
request accompanied by a Demand draft /crossed postal order/treasury receipt for
Rs.100.00. Before filling the application form the candidates are advised to study
these instructions and rules carefully to see if they are eligible. The conditions
prescribed cannot be relaxed.
2. The application form should be filled up in candidate’s own handwriting.
Entries/Answers against each item should be in words and not by putting dashes or
dots. The complete application form should reach the Secretary, J&K Public Service
Commission on or before the last date as mentioned in the Notification. Applications
received after the last date or incomplete in any respect will not be entertained
provided that such applications as are delivered by post within seven (7) days after
the last date. Candidates are advised in their own interest to obtain a printed
receipt from the office if they submit their applications personally. Applications
sent through post should necessarily be sent under Registered Acknowledgement due
superscribed on the envelop "J&K Civil Service (Judicial) Competitive Examination
3. A candidate already in Government Service whether in a permanent or a temporary
capacity should submit his application complete in all respects routed through his
employer, however, he may submit one copy of the application directly before the
Commission. It will be the duty of the candidate to get his application routed through
proper channel before the date prescribed for receipt of such applications.
4. Candidates are warned that they should not furnish any particulars that are false
or suppress any material information in filling in the application form.
5. The applications should be accompanied by the following documents:-
(i) Treasury receipt/postal order for Rs.500.00 as examination fee (Rs.250.00 only
in the case of Scheduled Caste/S.T. Candidates). In the case of Treasury receipt
the amount of Examination Fee is to be credited in any State Treasury under the
head 0051-Public Service Commission Examination Fee. The Postal Order should be
made payable to the Secretary, Public Service Commission. The postal orders should
bear the signature of the issuing postmaster and a clear stamp with date of issuing
post office. Postal Order not bearing the clear stamp with date of issuing Post
Office, will not be accepted and the candidates application rejected.
(ii) Three identical copies of the recent passport size photographs duly signed
by the candidate, one copy of the photograph should be pasted on the first page
at the appropriate place of the application form and the second copy pasted on the
enclosed identification certificate and third will be used by the Commission for
pasting on the attendance sheet of the candidate. The identification certificate
should be got attested by a Ist Class Magistrate under his official seal.
(iii) Copies of the following certificates attested by a Ist Class Magistrate over
his official seal and stamp:-
a) Matriculation or equivalent (for purpose of age).
b) All academic certificates.
c) Character (as required under sub-rule 2(ii) of the Rule 14 of the J&K CS(Judicial)
Recruitment Rules, 1967.
d) Permanent certificates.
e) Actual Bar Practice certificate issued by the District Judge in Form II strictly
in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Hon'ble High Court issued under
Order No.352 dated 26.08.1995.
Note-A: Candidate claiming to be a Member of Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Socially
and Educationally Backward Classes viz. Backward Areas. Line of Actual Control as
defined in the Reservation Rules, 1994 should submit in support of his/her claim
a copy of the certificate issued by the Tehsildar concerned in the form prescribed
in the rules.
Note-B: Candidates are required to submit alongwith their applications only copies
of their certificates duly attested by a Ist Class Magistrate. Candidates who qualify
for viva-voce on the basis of results of the written examination will be required
to produce their original certificates at the time of interview. Candidates who
fail to produce the original certificates at the time of interview will not be interviewed
and will have no claim for further consideration.
Note-C: Certificate of age. The date of birth ordinarily accepted by the Commission
is that entered in the Matriculation Certificate, or in a certificate recognised
by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or an extract from a Register
of Matriculates maintained by a University, extract of which must be certified by
the proper authority of the University. A candidate who has passed the Higher Secondary
Examination or an equivalent examination may submit an attested/certified copy of
the Higher Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate.
The expression Matriculation/Higher secondary Examination certificate in this part
of the instructions includes the alternative certificates mentioned above.
Candidates are warned that unless complete proof of age, as laid down in these instructions
is sent with the application, the application will be rejected. Further, they are
warned that if the date of birth stated in the application is inconsistent with
that shown in the Matriculation Certificate and no satisfactory explanation is offered,
the application will be rejected.
(ii) CANDIDATES SHOULD NOTE THAT ONCE A DATE OF BIRTH HAS BEEN CLAIMED BY THEM AND
ACCEPTED BY THE COMMISSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADMISSION TO AN EXAMINATION NO CHANGE
WILL ORDINARILY BE ALLOWED AT SUBSEQUENT EXAMINATION.
6. Any change in the address already given by a candidate in his application should
be brought to the notice of the Commission not later than one month before the commencement
of the examination.
7. The examination will be conducted at Srinagar and Jammu. The candidates are advised
to indicate the choice between Srinagar and Jammu.
8. Candidates can withdraw their candidature from the examination on or before the
last date as indicated in the Notification inviting applications for the Examination.
Any request received for withdrawal of candidate after this date will not be entertained.
9. Candidates are warned that if an application id not accompanied with any one
of the documents mentioned under paragraph 5(five) above without a reasonable explanation
for its absence having been given, the application will be rejected and no appeal
against its rejection will be entertained. The documents not submitted with the
application should be sent soon after the submission of the application and in any
case they must reach the Commission’s office within one month after the last
date for receipt of applications. Otherwise, the application will be rejected.
10. The fact that an application for has been supplied on a certain date will not
be accepted as an excuse for the late submission of an application. The supply of
application form does not ipso facto make the receiver eligible for admission to
11 (i) If a candidate does not receive an acknowledgement of his application within
a month from the last date of receipt of application for the examination, he should
at once contact the Secretary for the acknowledgement.
(ii) The application form and the acknowledgement card must be completed in the
candidate’s own handwriting. An application which is incomplete or is wrongly
filled in will be rejected.
12. Every candidate for this examination will be informed at the earliest possible
date regarding admissibility of his application. It is not, however, possible to
say when this will be communicated. But if candidate does not receive from the J&K
Public Service Commission a communication regarding the admissibility of his application
fifteen days before the commencement of the examination, he should at once contact
the Secretary. Failure to comply with this provision will deprive the candidate
of any claim for consideration of his case.
SECRETARY J&K PSC.