JKPSC KAS (CCE) 2022: Answer Key Link, Notification, News

JKPSC KAS (CCE) 2022: Answer Key Link, Notification, News

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Aug 18, 2022
Candidates can download the JKPSC KAS answer key 2022 and raise objection for the Prelims exam that was scheduled for 31 July. Go through the JKPSC exam date, answer key, result vacancy and other updates here.
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JKPSC KAS Result and Final Answer Key 2022 has been released for the Prelims exam that was held on 31 July 2022. Candidates can download the JKPSC Prelims result pdf from the link that is activated here. JKPSC KAS Recruitment 2022 Notification was released by the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) on its official website on 19th April 2022. The selection of candidates for JKPSC CCE shall be done through Combined Competitive Examination (CCE) to be held by the JKPSC. As per the JKPSC KAS notification, a total of 240 vacancies have been released for posts that include Junior Scale of J & K Administrative Service, Police Service, and Accounts Service. JKPSC is also known as the Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS) or JKPSC KAS.

JKPSC KAS exam shall be conducted in three stages, Prelims, Mains and Interview. Thus, being a gazetted officer in the UT of J & K in itself holds a great deal of responsibility and pride among the candidates who will be able to qualify the exam. To get further information on the exam date, eligibility, selection process, syllabus and latest updates, read below.

JKPSC KAS (CCE) 2022 Latest Updates

JKPSC KAS result 2022 and final answer key have been released for the Prelims exam. JKPSC CCE exam includes posts like Junior Scale, J & K Administrative Service, Police Service, and Accounts Service. Candidates who have successfully appeared for the exam can download the answer key for SET A, B, C and D for the exam held on 31 July. In addition to this, the link to download JKPSC KAS prelims result is also given below.

Download JKPSC KAS Result 2022

Download JKPSC KAS Answer Key 2022

Latest Updates: 

  • 17 August 2022: JKPSC KAS result and final answer key has been released. 
  • 31 July 2022: JKPSC KAS Answer Key 2022 has been released for the Prelims exam.
  • 16th July 2022: JKPSC KAS admit card released for prelims exam.
  • 25th April 2022: JKPSC KAS form 2022 released.
  • 20th April 2022: JKPSC KAS notification 2022 out for 240 vacancies. 
  • 1st April 2022: JKPSC KAS Mains exam 2021-2022 was conducted from 8 to 17 April 2022

JKPSC KAS (CCE) Recruitment 2022 Notification

JKPSC KAS 2022 notification has been officially released by the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) along with the exam dates for the recruitment of Civil servants in the Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory. JKPSC KAS exam shall be conducted in three stages, Prelims, Mains and Interview. JKPSC KAS Prelims is scheduled for 31st July 2022.

JKPSC KAS recruitment is one of the most sought after career scopes for candidates residing in UT of J&K for which the selection process is similar to that of UPSC exam. JKPSC KAS Prelims consists of two papers, General Studies 1 and General Studies 2 for 200 marks each. On the other hand, the Mains exam shall have 8 (eight) conventional papers. Candidates who will qualify Mains exam shall be summoned for an Interview. Lastly, a final merit list shall be drawn in order of marks and rank on the basis of the marks obtained in Mains and Interview.

Candidates who are going to apply for JKPSC KAS recruitment must ensure that they download the notification pdf by clicking on the link that is provided below. The notification consists the crucial information that is needed to be known by each candidate willing to apply for the JKPSC exam. Click below to download JKPSC KAS notification pdf. 

JKPSC KAS Notification 2022 - Download Here

JKPSC KAS (CCE) Exam Date 2022

Check out the table that is given below to know the JKPSC KAS 2022 important dates below.

JKPSC KAS 2022 Recruitment

JKPSC KAS 2022 Events


Notification Release Date

19th April 2022

Online Application Start date

25th April 2022

JKPSC KAS Last Date to Apply

15th May 2022

Date to edit the application form

16th to 18th May 2022

 Prelims Admit Card Release Date 2022

16th July 2022

JKPSC KAS Prelims Exam Date 2022

31st July 2022

Provisional JKPSC KAS Answer Key 2022 

31 July 2022

KAS Prelims Answer Key Challenge Window 

3 August 2022, 5 PM

Final Answer Key release date

17 August 2022

JKPSC Prelims Result 2022 

To be announced

JKPSC Mains Exam Date 2022

28th October 2022


What is JKPSC KAS?

JKPSC is Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS) or Combined Competitive Examination (CCE) that is held to recruit gazetted officers in the UT of J&K. JKPSC is popularly known as JKPSC Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS) or JKPSC KAS. JKPSC KAS is one of the top exams that is conducted for administrative officer recruitment. KAS officers have roles and responsibilities similar to that of State PCS officers. 

JKPSC releases the notification for JKPSC CCE/KAS recruitment every year for hiring meritorious candidates to carry out administrative jobs in the UT for the betterment of the residents.

JKPSC KAS Recruitment 2022 Highlights

JKPSC Recruitment 2022 
Name Of The OrganizationJammu Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC)
ServicesJunior Scale & Administrative Service, Accounts Service, Police Service
Advt No.08-PSC (DR-P) of 2022
JKPSC CCE Online Registration25th April to 15th May 2022
Selection ProcessPrelims, Mains & Interview
SalaryRs. 9300-34800/-, Grade Pay 4800, Level 8
Job LocationJammu & Kashmir
Official Websitejkpsc.nic.in

JKPSC KAS Vacancy 2022

JKPSC has notified a total of 240 vacancies for the accounts, police and junior scale & administrative services through JPSC KAS/CCE 2022 recruitment. You can check out the latest vacancy for JKPSC KAS below in the table.

JKPSC KAS Vacancy 2022
J & K Administrative Service100
J & K Police Service50
J & K Accounts Service70

JKPSC KAS Answer Key 2022

JKPSC has published JKPSC KAS Answer Key 2022 on the official website. Candidates who appeared for the KAS exam 2022 can download the official answer key here. When utilizing the answer key, be sure to cross-check answers exclusively from the key to the relevant series of the question paper for both General Studies 1 and 2 of the JKPSC KAS 2022 exam for 200 marks each.

Download JKPSC KAS Answer Key Link

Candidates can challenge any of the answers in the key if they find the an answer is incorrectly marked by the Commission. Candidates must submit the challenge in the prescribed format/proforma (annexure-A) in order to be considered. Candidates must also send a demand draught in the amount of Rs 500. 

JKPSC Eligibility 2022

The JKPSC eligibility criteria is as follows. You must fulfil the following given eligibility to apply for the JKPSC exam.

JKPSC Educational Qualification

  • You must be a Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university in India or a foreign university declared by Government in consultation with the Commission to be equivalent to a degree of a recognized university.
  • If you have appeared for your Bachelor’s Degree examination in 2022, then you must provide proof that you had fully appeared for the said examination on or before the last date of filling the JKPSC Application form 2022 for the Prelims. You should have also passed your Graduation at the time of filling up the JKPSC Mains Application form.

JKPSC Age Limit

The age limit for the JKPSC 2022 Recruitment as on 1.1.2022 is as follows.


Age Limit

Open Merit Rank


Reserved Category and in service candidates


Physically Challenged candidates


Domicile to apply for JKPSC 

All the candidates who are applying for the J&K PSC 2022 Recruitment, must ensure that you are domicile of Jammu and Kashmir. You should also hold a domicile certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format as on 15th April 2022.

Number of Attempts for JKPSC 

An attempt in the JKPSC Preliminary Exam is also deemed as an attempt. 

  • Every candidate appearing for the JKPSC CCE Exam shall be given a total of 6 attempts. 
  • However, the restriction on the number of attempts is not applicable for the candidates who belong to the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes.
  • Candidates who belong to the RBA, Social Castes and ALC are given 9 attempts.

Physical Standards Requirement for JKPSC

Candidates who are willing to join the J & K Police Services are required to fulfill the given physical standards of height, weight, chest.

Body Measurements

For Males

For Females


165 cm

150 cm

Chest Girth (min)

84 cm

79 cm


5 cm

5 cm

JKPSC KAS Selection Process 2022

Candidates should be well known with the JKPSC KAS selection process to be able to qualify the exam. There are three main stages for the JKPSC exam. You have to qualify each stage in order to be appointed into the J&K PSC. 

  1. JKPSC KAS Preliminary Examination
  2. JKPSC KAS Mains Examination
  3. JKPSC KAS Interview/Personality Test 

The Prelims exam is conducted only for shortlisting of candidates for the next stage. The final selection is done through the marks obtained by the candidate in the Mains and Interview.

JKPSC Exam Pattern

JKPSC exam has three stages, therefore, the exam pattern for each stage varies with one another. You can check out the JKPSC exam pattern below for Prelims & Mains exam below.

JKPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

JKPSC Prelims Exam is the first stage for the JKPSC selection process. You have to secure the minimum cutoff marks in the Prelims Exam of JKPSC 2021 to be called to appear for the Mains Exam. The JKPSC Prelims Exam will have two papers: General Studies Paper- I and General Studies Paper-II.

  • The JKPSC Prelims Exam comprises Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • Both the JKPSC Prelims Papers will be of 200 marks each.
  • For each incorrect answer in the JKPSC Prelims Exam, there is a penalty of 0.33 marks.
  • It is compulsory to score at least 33% in General Studies Paper-II.




General Studies Paper- I 



General Studies Paper-II (Aptitude Test)






A separate notification will be released for those candidates who will qualify the JKPSC Prelims Exam 2021. 

JKPSC Mains Exam Pattern

The candidates who obtain the cutoff marks in the JKPSC CCE Prelims Exam will be called to take the JKPSC Mains Exam. The qualified candidates of the Prelims Exam will be issued an application form that they will have to fill up within the required time decided by the Commission.

  • The JKPSC Mains Exam shall comprise of a written examination and a personality test.
  • The JKPSC Mains Exam has eight (8) papers of conventional essay type.
  • Out of the eight mains paper, English Paper is qualifying in nature.
  • Candidates who will obtain the cutoff marks in the JKPSC Mains Exam will be called to appear for the Personality Test for Interview.
  • The JKPSC Interview shall be of 250 marks

Paper No.

Paper Name




300 (Qualifying Only)





General Studies I (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)



General Studies II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)



General Studies –III (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)



General Studies –IV (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)



Optional Subject Paper I



Optional Subject Paper II






JKPSC Personality Test (Interview)





How To apply for JKPSC KAS 2022?

The application process for JKPSC 2022 is to be done in online mode only. You can apply through the official site or the direct link mentioned below. Given below are the steps to apply for JKPSC KAS 2022 Recruitment.

JKPSC KAS Apply Online 2022

Step 1: Registration for JKPSC KAS Prelims 2022 Exam

Step 2: Completion of JKPSC 2022 Application form

Step 3: Uploading of Signature and Photograph

Step 4: Pay the application fee for JKPSC Prelims Exam 2022

*The date on which the photograph is taken must be printed on the photograph. The photograph must not have been taken before 1.1.2022.

Application Fee for JKPSC 2022

The application fee for the JKPSC KAS Prelims Exam is as follows.


Application Fee

Open Merit Rank

Rs. 1000/-

Reserved Category and in service candidates

Rs. 500/-

Physically Challenged candidates


JKPSC Prelims Exam Centre

JKPSC Prelims Exam Centre is as follows. You can opt for any of the exam centre listed below to appear for the JKPSC Exam 2022. 

  • Srinagar
  • Baramulla
  • Anantnag
  • Jammu
  • Doda and
  • Rajouri

JKPSC KAS Admit Card 2022

JKPSC has issued the KAS admit card for the prelims exam for those candidates who have successfully applied for the JKPSC 2022 Prelims Exam on 31 July 2022. To download the JKPSC KAS Prelims admit card, you need to enter your valid registration number/User name and password/date of birth. To appear for the JKPSC KAS exam, you have to carry the printout of the JKPSC Admit Card, two passport size photographs s well as valid Identity proof such as Aadhar Card, Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Employer ID Card, etc. 

JKPSC KAS Result 2022

JKPSC shall announce the JKPSC CCE Result 2022 on the official website in a few days after the completion of exam.  The commission releases the JKPSC Result 2021 for each stage of the examination, i.e. for Prelims, Mains and the Final Result. The JKPSC Merit List consists of the names of those candidates who are selected for the document verification round. The result for JKPSC CCE 2022 will be available on JKPSC official website.

The final selection for the JKPSC KAS is based on the marks obtained in the JKPSC Mains and Interview round. After the release of the final result for JKPSC KAS exam, the candidates are allotted the service as per the marks. 


  • JKPSC KAS recruitment stands for Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission Kashmir Administrative Service (JKPSC KAS) or Combined Competitive Examination (JKPSC CCE). JKPSC KAS recruitment 2022 is conducted for the candidates who have domicile certificates of Jammu and Kashmir. JKPSC CCE is conducted annually for Civil Servants in the UT of J&K similar to other State PCS. The selection process for JKPSC KASinvolves Prelims, Mains and Interview. Prelims is used only for screening candidates for the next stage. 

  • JKPSC has released the JKPSC KAS exam date 2022 for Prelims exam.  As per the notice released, the JPSC KAS Prelims is scheduled for 31 July 2022 while Mains is scheduled for 28 October 2022.

  • Candidates who are interested to download JKPSC KAS notification 2022 can do so by visiting the official website of JKPSC. Alternatively, you can also download the notification pdf for JKPSC CCE/KAS by clicking on the link that is given below:

    Download JKPSC KAS Notification PDF 2022

  • JKPSC has notified 6 exam centres for the candidates to appear for JKPSC KAS/CCE exam 2022 for Prelims. The candidates are required to select any one exam centre out of Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag, Jammu, Doda and Rajouri.

  • JKPSC KAS 2022 exam eligibility is prescribed by the JKPSC along with the official notification. The candidates are required to fulfil the age limit, domicile and qualification. Candidates willing to apply for JKPSC KAS must be a domicile of Jammu and Kashmir, have passed Graduation, and must not have crossed 32 years.

  • JKPSC KAS 2022 form can be filled out only by visiting the official website of JKPSC from 26th April to 15th May 2022. You would need to register yourself first and obtain the registration number. Thereafter, you will have to complete the application form by entering your personal details, qualification, address, etc. Once you have filled the details, you need to upload the documents and pay the application fee to submit the JKPSC KAS application form successfully.

  • Jammu Kashmir Public Service Commission prescribes the JKPSC KAS/CCE 2022 selection process that consists of three stages, Prelims, Mains and Interview. The candidates must qualify each stage to be eligible to be appointed as KAS officers in the UT.  Prelims exam is objective in nature while Mains is subjective in nature.

  • The total number of JKPSC KAS vacancy 2022 is 240. Candidates can apply for administrative posts of Junior Scale & Administrative Service, Accounts Service, Police Service. The selection shall be done through a competitive exam to select the best candidate.

  • Yes, JKPSC has given the option to edit the submitted forms for JKPSC KAS Application Form 2022 from16th to 18th May 2022. The instructions to edit the application form has been given here. You must ensure that all the details are correctly filled so that you are eligible to appear for the exam as per the schedule.

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