JKPSC Jobs : for Different Scientific Officer Posts 2021

Applications through online mode are invited from the applicants who are domiciled in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir for latest JKPSC Jobs for different JKPSC Recruitment for Scientific officer posts 2021 possessing the Prescribed Academic professional qualification and age for the post of Scientific Officer, in terms of the “Jammu & Kashmir, Home Department { Forensic Science Laboratory, (Gazetted)} Service Recruitment Rules. 202 I issued vide S.O 43 dated 09.02.2021 and “Jammu & Kashmir Probationer (Conduct of Service, Pay & Allowance) and Fixation of Tenure Rules, 2020” notified vide S.O. 192 to 2020 dared: 1 7.06.2020 and the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (Business and Procedure} Rules, 2021.


The Application Form for the JKPSC Recruitment for different scientific officers with instructions for filling up the Application Forms will be available at the website of the Commission from 12.07.2021



Prescribed Qualification for 9 Vacancies

  • Narcotics Officer.
  • Scientific Officer for Chemistry and Toxicology.
  • Scientific Officer, DNA.
  • Scientific Officer, Biology/Serology.
  • Scientific Officer, Physics.
  • Scientific Officer in Ballistics.

A Masters degree is required in the respective field. if any candidate wants to apply for the above posts.

Age as of 1st January 2021


The requirement of age for candidates belonging to Open Merit (OM) & various Reserved Categories is as follows:-


  • 40 for OM, 43 for RBA, and 40 for In-service candidates.
  • And the candidate should not be born after 01. 01. 2003 for all categories
  • Also, a candidate should not be born before 01.01.1981 for OM and In-Service Candidates and not before 01.01.1978 for RBA



  • A candidate seeking his/her consideration under Reserved Category (RBA) must ensure that he/she possesses a valid requisite Category certificate and on the cut-off date.
  • The candidature of the candidates will be provisional till the genuineness of the reserved category certificate is verified by the Appointing Authority.
  • Candidates may note that in case a claim for reservation is made based on false/fake/fraudulent certificate, he/she shall be debarred from the examination(s) conducted by the I&K Public Service Commission, in addition to any other penal action as may be deemed appropriate.




The candidate should be a Domicile of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. The candidate must possess the Domicile Certificate issued by the Competent Authority in the prescribed format as on the last date prescribed for submission of the online application form.


Centre of Examination

  • The  examination   will  be  held  at  Srinagar  &  Jammu  centres.   A11  the  candidates  shall indicate the option for examination centre as indicated above.
  • The allotment of centres shall be at the sole discretion of the Commission and once a centre is allotted to a candidate, request tor a change of centre will not be entertained.
  • Ill.  Information about the Examination indicating the timetable and Centre of 2xamination for the candidates will be uploaded on the websites of the Commission about two weeks before the date of examination. If any candidate does not find his/her Roll Number on the website of the Commission, one week before the date of examination, he/must immediately contact the Commission's Office at Srinagar/Jammu, with proof of not having submitted his/her application. I-failure to do so will deprive him/her of any claim for consideration.
  • Candidate must submit his/her online application form, Email ID and Mobile Number
  • along with his/her Name, Date of Birth and Name of the Examination while addressing any communication to the Commission. Communication from the candidates not furnishing these particulars shall not be entertained.





Requisite Fee


After successful submission of the online application form. the candidate will be required to deposit the requisite fee through online mode. The amount of fee to be paid is given below:


  • 100 for OM and 500 for Reserved candidates.

Scheme of Examination/ Syllabus/Selection Criteria



Written Examination


The written examination will be a 2 hour (120 minutes) Objective multiple choice question (MCQ) Exam having 120 questions.


There will be negative marking for incorrect answers ( as detailed below) for all questions.


There are four alternatives for the answers to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one fourth (0.25) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty.


if a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answer happen to be correct and there will be the same penalty as above for that question.


If a question is left blank i.e no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.


Interview/ Viva voice



  • In the interview/viva voce, the candidates will be asked, in addition to the demonstration of‘ domain knowledge/skills, questions on matters of general interest and matters related to the post for which he is being interviewed. The object of the interview is to assess the personal suitability of the candidate for a career in public service. The interview test is intended to judge the mental calibre of a candidate. In broad terms, this is really an assessment of his intellectual qualities and his social traits and his interest in current affairs. Some of the qualities to be judged are mental alertness, critical powers of assimilation, clear and logical exposition, the balance of judgement. variety and depth of interest, ability for social cohesion and leadership, intellectual and moral integrity.
  • Provision of Compensatory Time and Assistance of Scribe
  • On the request of a visually impaired (Blind) or any other candidate with Locomotor Disability and Cerebral Palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance or function (minimum of 40% impairment). the candidate shall be provided assistance of an amanuensis (Scribe) on the production of a Disability Certificate issued by the Standing Medical Board or Medical Board constituted by the Government. After verifying the genuineness of the certificate/satisfying itself, the Commission may provide services of the scribe to the candidate on the day of examination. the scribe should have at least one qualification below the requirement for the post applied for by the candidate(s) and further should be from an academic stream dit7erent from that stipulated for the post. The scribe shall be paid remuneration charges by the Commission equivalent to the honorarium paid to the Invigilator.
  • Provided the concerned Supervisor shall censure that the scribe provided lo the candidate shall not extend any type of help to the candidate in solving the questions.
  • Compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour shall be permitted for the visually impaired (Blind) candidates and candidates with Locomotor Disability and Cerebral Palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance or function (minimum of 40% impairment) as certified by the Standing Medical Board.


How to fill up the Application form


Candidates are required to apply online through the website of the Commission i.c. http://www.jkpsc.nic.in. No other means/ mode of application shall be accepted.


Candidates are first required to go to the JKPSC website www.jkpsc.nic.in and click on the link “One Time Registration” or click on the Login menu it’ you have already created your profile with the JK PSC.

After logging into your account, candidates are required to fill all the requisite fields of One Time Registration (OTR) i.e. personal information, contact information & educational qualification, service details etc.

The candidate shall also be required to upload the image of the date stamped recent passport size colour photograph and signature. The photograph should not be taken earlier than 01.01.2021.

Size of the photograph (passport size) and signature must be between l0kB to 20kB in •.jpeg or •.jpg only.

After successful submission of all the details in your OTR account. check the eligibility conditions as mentioned in the advertisement notification before applying for the post.

Click on the “show examination” as shown against the respective post/examination you want to apply.

On Clicking on the “show examination” a window will appear on your computer screen. Select the month of the advertisement notification for which you want to apply, a link(s) for the post(s) will appear on the computer screen.

An “APPLY” button is shown against the respective post and the candidates will click on the APPLY button against the post he/she is eligible for.

On clicking the “APPLY” button, an instruction window will appear. Candidates should read instructions carefully before clicking on the “APPLY” button at the bottom of the webpage.

On clicking the “APPLY” button, the system will display all facts/particulars that a candidate may have mentioned while filling up the necessary fields of his/her OTR account. The candidate shall fill up the remaining required fields in the application form and accept the declaration thereof.

Once the candidate is satisfied with the correctness of the filled in details. then. he or she may click on “SUBMIT” button to finally push the data into the server with a successful submission report.

On successful submission of the basic details, the candidates will be required to pay the online fee and uploading of the documents. for fina1 submission of the online application form.

Candidates can pay the requisite fee through online mode in the “SUBMITTED APPLICATIONS” menu in your account.

In case the payment status shows either “not submitted or under processing or status has not been reflected on your submitted application form”, candidates(s) are advised to contact the I KPSC office at Solina Srinagar/Resham Ghar Colony Jammu immediately for clarification. Further where the online fee is paid through other service providers the candidate must ensure that not only the amount of fee is debited from his/service provider's Account but also credited into the official account of JK PSC.

The candidate would be able to get the printout of his/her submitted application only after the payment of the requisite fee and uploading of requisite documents with Date of Birth Certificate, Degree C’erfificate, C'utegory Certificate and Domiciled Ceriificaie.


The JKPSC will not undertake detailed scrutiny of applications for the eligibility and other aspects at the time of Preliminary examination and therefore, the candidature will be accepted only provisionally. The candidates are advised to go through the requirements of educational qualification, age, etc and satisfy themselves that they are eligible for the post(s). Copies of supporting documents will be sought at the time of document verification. When scrutiny is undertaken, if any claim is made in the application that is not found/substantiated by proof, the candidature will be cancelled and the Commission's decision shall be final and binding.


Please note that the above procedure is the only valid procedure for applying. No other mode of application or incomplete steps would be accepted and such applications would be rejected.

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