JKPSC KAS Salary 2021: Check In Hand Salary, Allowances, Promotions

JKPSC KAS Salary 2021: Check In Hand Salary, Allowances, Promotions

BySATISH KUMAR GUPTA  |  Updated on: Nov 17, 2021
Candidates applying for JKPSC 2021 recruitment, can check the J&K PCS 2021 notification PDF, exam date, vacancy, salary, eligibility, selection process, and other important details here.

JKPSC Salary And Job Profile 2021

The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) is responsible for deciding and updating the pay scale of employees under JKPSC. The KAS exam officer salary in J&K 2021 & pay scale is decided according to the 7th Pay Commission. Candidates need to pass the examinations and the interview session to be selected for the posts. The JKPSC Salary 2021 involves a lot of attractive allowances, perks, and benefits. This attracts the interest of many. 

All interested candidates must know all about the JKPSC Salary and Job Profile 2021 to make an informed decision. The KAS salary in J&K is the salary enjoyed by the Kashmir Administrative Officer in J&K PSC. The article below will give you all full information about JKPSC Salary Structure, allowances and perks, JKPSC Work Profile, and growth opportunities.

JKPSC In Hand Salary 2021

The employees under JKPSC officers receive in between Rs. 9400/- and Rs. 34800/- and there is a grade pay of Rs. 4800/- (allotted according to the 7th pay commission). Based on the performance of the employee, the JKPSC pay scale increases, and promotions are granted. 

Salary of KAS officer in J&K is asper JKPSC salary structure and other allowances.

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JKPSC KAS Basic Pay 2021

The average annual JKPSC Basic Pay 2021 is Rs. 417000/-. The basic pay doesn’t include the various allowances and benefits that are included with the job designation. The allowances and the benefits vary from employee to employee according to the seniority level (years of service).

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JKPSC Probation Period 2021

A probationary period is a period of employment required in the government sector to become a permanent employee in a particular department. The JKPSC Probation Period for officers is two years. The JKPSC candidates can avail all the benefits after the probation period.

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JKPSC Salary Structure 2021

Along with a basic annual pay scale of Rs. 417000/-, the employees are given various allowances that can be classified into three: dearness allowance, house rent allowance, and fuel expense. The JKPSC Salary Structure is as follows:

Salary Structure

Dearness Allowance

House Rent Allowance

Fuel Expenses

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JKPSC KAS Job Profile 2021

The JKPSC Job Profile 2021 involves many significant responsibilities. The details have been given below:

  • The JKPSC officer is responsible for maintaining law and order in the assigned jurisdiction. This is one of the key responsibilities as an administrative officer under JKPSC.
  • The officer must be a frontrunner in personal leadership and supervise the responsibilities assigned to others and ensure its implementation.
  • They are responsible for scheduling beats and supervising the patrol service.
  • The officer is responsible for the inception and implementation of schemes that promote and ensure public cooperation and aim for their welfare.
  • They are in charge of maintaining the accounts and records assigned.
  • Jammu and Kashmir Police officers are also required to collect and report critical information to the officers in the senior rank.
  • Officers are also required to visit the regions under their jurisdiction and take note of the occurrence of the activities and look out for any anti-social elements and events
  • The officer should always maintain a good relationship with the public and should be approachable.


JKPSC Allowances and Benefits 2021

JKPSC department offers the job security that comes with government jobs. The job profile also includes certain benefits of becoming a KAS officer in J&K. There are many additional benefits exclusively given along with the JKPSC Salary 2021. 

The JKPSC Allowances and Benefits 2021 include the following.

  • Detachment allowance
  • HRA, TA, DA, and quarter (This varies according to the post)
  • Dearness Allowance ( This is a fixed percentage of the officer’s basic salary and is given along with the other allowances in the list.)
  • Leave Encashment Facility: Incentive provided to the employee for not taking a leave.
  • Medical allowance.

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JKPSC KAS Promotion 2021

Since JKPSC is a government job, the department employees are ensured a steady growth in their career and job security and attractive basic salary, allowances, perks, and benefits. For promotions, there are internal examinations conducted in the department. Candidates aspiring for promotions can attend the exam and score well. 

  • For JKPSC officers, there are three Secretary posts reserved which are generally given to the senior most and most deserving officers.
  • Employees in the police service can get promotions to Inspector General of Police (IGP).
  • Account officers in the JKPSC can get promotions up to HOD. Account officers is a post equivalent to the Director of General Accounts and Treasuries.


  • Employees in their probation period are not subjected to any increments. Once the probation period ends after two years, employees will receive increments based on performance and seniority.

  • Yes. There are chances for promotion in the department you are currently working in. Promotion is done via internal examinations, and the promotions are given based on merit.

  • Yes, apart from the JKPSC Basic Salary, there are allowances given to the officers such as fuel allowance, house rent allowances, medical allowances, etc.

  • The JKPSC Salary 2021 is revised from time to time as per the discretion of JKPSC.

  • The pay scale of a KAS officer is INR 9,400/- to INR 34,800/- as per the 7th pay commission and as per the 6th pay commission the grade pay is INR 4,800/-.

  • The JKPSC KAS 2021 online application will be released soon on the official website @jkpsc.gov.in.

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