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JK Panchayat Account Assistant Exam

About JK Panchayat Account Assistant Exam

J&K Services Selection Board (JKSSB) is a service recruiting board constituted by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir that conducts examinations for various departmental services or non gazetted posts in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. JKSSB has advertised various panchayat accountant posts for various Departments under provisions of the Jammu & Kashmir Civil Services.

JK Panchayat Account Assistant Notification

The latest recruitment notification has not been released. It will be updated once the official notification is released.

JK Panchayat Account Assistant Exam - Overview

Organization NameJammu and Kashmir Service Selection Board (JKSSB)
PostAccounts Assistant
Total Vacancies1889 vacancies
Advt. No.02 of 2020
Application ModeOnline
Application FeeRs.350/-
CategoryGovernment Exam
Selection ProcessWritten Test
(Objective Type)
Job LocationJammu & Kashmir

JK Panchayat Account Assistant Mock Test

JK Panchayat Account Assistant mock test series has the following features:

  • 10 Mock Tests with Detailed Solutions
  • 60 Sectional Tests with Detailed Solutions
  • Detailed Notes covering all topics.

JK Panchayat Account Assistant Recruitment – Important Dates

The important dates for the previous recruitment process are as mentioned below:

  • Registration Start Date – 20th July 2020
  • Registration End Date – 31st August 2020
  • Downloading of Admit Card – 22 October 2020
  • Exam Date – 10th of November 2020
  • Exam Syllabus release date – 23rd April 2020

JK Panchayat Account Assistant – Vacancy

Sr. No.CategoryVacancy

JK Panchayat Account Assistant – Eligibility Criteria

1. Educational Qualifications

Degree in Commerce, Science, Computer Applications, Business Administration, and Any other Degree with Math, Stats, Economics, as one of the subjects.

Minimum 50% Marks in Graduation (45% for Reserved Categories).

2. Age Limit

  • Minimum – 18 years
  • Maximum – 40 years

Upper Age Relaxation:

  • Open Merit (OM) – 40 years
  • RBA/ALC/SOC/SC/ST – 43 years
  • Differently Abled Candidates – 42 years
  • EX –Servicemen – 48 years

3. Few Other Selection Criteria 

These rules came into effect in April 2020 and hence will be applicable to all the recruitment process going forward.

Domicile – On 1st April 2020, New Domicile Rules were announced. As per the New Criteria, Only Domiciles of J&K can apply for Govt. Jobs in J&K.

Reservation Rules – As per the New Reservation Policy announced in April 2020: Pahari Speaking People, Economically Weaker Sections and People living on International Border gets Reservation Benefit.

Exam Syllabus – This time, Syllabus is completely changed and it is a Technical Syllabus having Subjects as Accountancy, Book Keeping, Economics, Stats/Maths, etc.

JK Panchayat Account Assistant Recruitment –  Exam Pattern

The exam pattern will be consisting of the following steps –

No. of Questions: 120 (120 Marks)

Duration: 2 Hours & No interview will be followed

Candidates scoring par cutoff scores will be considered for the position.

J&K Panchayat Account Assistant - Exam Pattern 

General Knowledge with special reference to J&K.30
Mathematics / Statistics10
General Science10
General Economics10
Knowledge of Computer Applications30
Accountancy and Book Keeping30
Total Marks120

JK Panchayat Account Assistant – Syllabus

Here we will look at the section-wise syllabus for the exam. Remember that this syllabus is taken from the notification notified by the officials.

1. General Knowledge Syllabus with special reference to J&K.

Popular names of personalities (Religion, Politics, Scientific discoveries, Geographical, Sports, History) Constitution of India – Formation, Fundamental rights, Directive principles. (Changed), 73rd amendment of constitution of India, Centrally Sponsored Schemes – Guidelines and objectives., Important Tourist Destinations., History of J&K State – Places and their importance., Sustainable Development Goal., Agriculture in economic development, industrialization and economic development. Panchayat Raj Act 1989, Climate and crops in state and India. Current events of state, national, and international levels.

2. Mathematics / Statistics Syllabus

Theory of Probability, Tabulation, and compilation of data, Methods of collecting primary and secondary data, Theory of Attributes – Basic concept and their application, Sampling and non-sampling errors, Analysis of Time Series components, Demography – Census, its features, and functions, Vital statistics – Measures of fertility, Measures of Mortality, specific fertility rates, gross and net reproduction rates., Set theory- Basic Concepts & Applications, Matrices & Determinants, Simultaneous Linear Equations, Analytical Geometry.

3. General Science Syllabus

Biology – Important Inventions and their Inventors, Important and Interesting Facts about Human Body Parts, Nutrition in Plants and animals, Diseases and their causes like Bacteria, Virus, and Protozoa

Physics– Important Inventions and their Inventors, SI Units, Sound, Motion, Light, Wave, Energy, and Electricity

Chemistry – Chemical Properties of Substance and their uses, Chemical names of important substances like plaster of Paris, Chemical change and physical change, Properties of gases, Surface Chemistry, Chemistry in everyday life

4. General Economics Syllabus

Introduction of Economics – Basic concept and principles., Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Budgeting including own resource, generation, and budgeting of panchayat, Growth – Fiscal Policy, Meaning, Scope and Methodology, Production, cost and efficiency, Factors of production and law, Demand Analysis, Theory of Consumers demand using indifference curve technique, Pricing under various forms of markets., Concept of Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP).

5. Computer Knowledge & Applications Syllabus

Introduction and objectives, Basic Applications of Computer and its component Bringing computer to life, Fundamentals of computer sciences, Hardware & Software, Concept of open-source Technologies, Input & Output Devices, Knowledge of MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, Interest and E-mail, Concept of Computer virus & latest Anti-Virus, Terms, and Abbreviation used in IT.

6. Accountancy & Book Keeping Syllabus

Introduction to Financial Accounting and its terms, Accounting equation and Journal, Voucher Approach in Accounting, Bank Reconciliation Statements, Financial Management/Statements, Partnership Accounts, Cash Book, Financial audit, Elements of Double-entry bookkeeping, Rules of journalizing, Trial Balance, Trading Account Profit loss account and balance sheet, Concept of Social accounting, Social Audit and cash-based single entry system of accounting, Public Financial Management System.

JK Panchayat Account Assistant - Salary

Panchayat Account Assistant Salary | Payscale: Level 2 (Rs 19900).

Salary of Panchayat Account Assistant With SRO (Special Recruitment Rules ) - 202

Calculation of Monthly Salary (With SRO-202)
Level and Grade PayLevel 2 (GP – Rs 1900)
Rs 19900 – Rs 63200
Basic PayRs 19900
Medical AllowanceRs 300
Total Monthly SalaryRs 20200

Salary In Hand of Panchayat Account Assistant is Rs 20200.

Salary of Panchayat Account Assistant Without SRO (Special Recruitment Rules) -202

Calculation of Monthly Salary (Without SRO-202)
Level and Grade PayLevel 2 (GP – Rs 1900)
Basic PayRs 19900
DARs 3383 (17% of basic pay)
HRARs 1592 (8% / other cities)
TARs 1053 (Level 2/ other cities)
Medical AllowanceRs 300
Total Monthly SalaryRs 26228

Salary In Hand of Panchayat Account Assistant is Rs 26228.

Terms and Conditions of Appointment:

The candidates appointed against the posts should be governed by Jammu and Kashmir Special Recruitment Rules, 2015 notified vide SRO-202 which is reproduced as under:

Rule 8 of SRO-202:

A person appointed under these rules shall be initially on probation for a period of five years and after completion of five years his service shall be declared as permanent subject to the passing of such tests, or successfully undergoing such training as provided under the  Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Classification, Control, and Appeal) Rules, 1956 or as prescribed under the relevant recruitment rules · governing the post/service to which he has been appointed.

II. The appointee shall have to necessarily work for a period of five years on the post against which he has been appointed and such appointee shall not be eligible for transfer for whatsoever reason during the temporary service of five years; Provided that any person appointed against any available vacancy on the basis of being a resident of the backward area or an area adjoining Line of Actual Control shall serve in such areas for a period of not less than seven years.

Rule 9 of SRO-202:

I. Fixation of Pay:– During the period of the first five years, the appointee shall be entitled to the minimum of scale of pay applicable to the post against which he is appointed.

II. Every appointee shall after completion of five years period on probation be entitled to fixation of pay in the time scale of pay applicable to the post against which he is appointed.

Rule 10 of SRO-202:

Increments, Dearness Allowance, and other Allowance:-
I. The persons appointed under these rules shall be entitled to annual increments,  Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, and City Compensation Allowance after successful completion of their five years service on consolidated salary.

II. These appointees shall be entitled to the benefits under the Medical Attendance Rules and Leave Rules from the date of their appointment.

III. Other conditions of service like age, qualification, discipline, conduct and other allied matters, a person appointed under these rules shall be governed by the recruitment rules of the service to which the post occupied by him belongs, besides other rules, regulations, and orders in vogue in the State Civil Services in general.

Duties and Function of Account Assistant

An accounts assistant shall assist the Panchayats in the discharge of their duties and responsibilities for the maintenance of accounts of all the money transactions taking place in the Panchayats.

As an Accounts Assistant, you will have to work on the Panchayat Enterprise Suite (PES) which is a combination of 11 software prescribed by the Government of India.

JK Panchayat Account Assistant Recruitment 2021 – Apply Online

The link to apply online will be active once the officials notify of the date of release of notification. We will keep updating the details of the notification.

Exam Date

To be announced

Total Vacancies

To be announced


What is the number of vacancies for JK Panchayat Account Assistant Exam?

The total number of vacancies is 1889.

When is the exam date for JK Panchayat Account Assistant Exam? +

10th November 2020

What is the age limit for JK Panchayat Account Assistant exam? +

The minimum age is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 40 years.

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