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JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Exam - Complete Details

About JKSSB Finance Account Assistant

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 Finance Account Assistant posts in District/Divisional/UT Cadre of various Departments under provisions of the Jammu & Kashmir Civil Services.

JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Exam Overview

Name of the examJKSSB Finance Account Assistant Exam
Date of Exam06th of March, 2022
Name of the Recruitment BoardJammu & Kashmir Services Selection Board
PostFinance Accounts Assistant
Total Vacancy972
Official WebsiteJKSSB Official Website

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JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Notification

The J&K Services Selection Board invites online applications from eligible candidates for participating in the selection process for Finance Account Assistant to be recruited in District / Divisional / UT Cadre. The detailed terms and conditions with regard to eligibility, educational qualification, domicile, reservation, etc are as follows.

JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Important Dates

Important timelines for the examination/test process will be as under

Item(s) / ActivitiesTimeline (s)/ Remarks
Date of Commencement for submission of online applications27-12- 2020.
Last Date for submission of online applications16-01-2021
Opening date for availability of admit cards for downloading from JKSSB website24 February 2022
Date for Examination 06th of March, 2022

JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Exam Pattern

The selection process for JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Exam will be conducted in one stage. The exam Pattern for Written test (Objective Type) for the post of Accounts Assistant is as follows:

General Knowledge with special reference to J&K UT302 Hrs
Accountancy & Book Keeping30
General English10
General Economics10
General Science10
Knowledge of Computers10

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Note: The selection for the posts shall be made on the basis of merit obtained in written examination only.

(I) The Examination will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set in English only.

(II) There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

(III) Tentative Answer Keys, in due course after the Examination, will be placed on the website of the Board (www.jkssb.nic.in). Any representation regarding Answer Keys received within the time limit fixed by the Board at the time of uploading of the Answer Keys will be scrutinized and the decision of the Board in this regard will be final. No representation regarding Answer keys shall be entertained, afterward.

(IV) Marks scored by candidates in the written test will be normalized if required, to determine final merit and cut-off marks.

JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Syllabus

General Knowledge with special reference to J&K UT

Current Events of National and International importance, Political & Physical divisions of world & India, Indian Culture, Heritage and Freedom Struggle/Movement, Transport & Communication, Demography- Census, its feature, and functions, Important Rivers & Lakes in India, Weather, Climate, Crops, Means of Transport of India, Environment, Ecology & Bio-diversity, J&K UT a) History b) Economy c) Geography- (Weather, Climate, Crops, Rivers, Lakes, Flora, Fauna, etc.) d) Heritage & Culture e) Important Tourist Destinations, J&K Reorganisation Act, 2019.

Accountancy & Book Keeping

Introduction to Financial Accounting and its terms, Accounting equation and Journal, Voucher Approach in Accounting, Bank Reconciliation Statement, Financial Management/Statements, Partnership Accounts, Ledger Accounts, Cash Book, Financial Audit, Elements of Double entry Book Keeping, 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 (PFMS), Indian Financial Management System, Taxation, Tax Laws- Direct, Indirect, Cost Management-Budgetary control, Cost Accounting, Developments in Accounting.

General English

Tenses, Rearranging of jumbled sentences, Narration, Modals, Articles, Comprehension with blanks to be filled in with i. Phrases ii. Pronouns iii. Homonyms/homophones, Clauses, Synonyms and antonyms, Pairs of words and their use in meaningful sentences, Idioms and phrases, Uses of Prepositions, Active & Passive Voice


Primary and secondary data, Methods of collecting Primary and Secondary Data, Preparation of questionnaires, Tabulation and compilation of Data, Measures of Central Tendency, Theory of Probability, Theory of Attributes- Basic concepts and their applications, Theory of Index Numbers: Tests of Index numbers- Wholesale and consumer price index numbers, Demography-Census, its features and functions, Vital Statistics- Measures of fertility, Crude fertility rates, specific fertility rates, gross and net reproduction rates, Measures of Mortality.


Simple/Compound interest, Linear equations with two variables, Permutations/ Combinations & Binomial Theorem, Limits & Derivatives, Set Theory- Basic Concepts and Applications, Relations and Functions, Matrices & Determinants, Probability, Coordinate & Three-dimensional Geometry, Vectors.

General Economics

Introduction of Economics- Basic concept and Principles, Fiscal & Monetary Policy- Meaning, Scope and Methodology, Theory of consumers demand using indifference curve technique, Demand Analysis, Factor Pricing –Marginal productivity Theory & Ricardian Theory of Rent, Pricing under various forms of Market, Factors of production & Laws of Production., Concept of Economic Growth and its measurement, Characteristics and problems of developing economy, Planning vs Market Economy, Economic Reforms in India, Concept & Measurement of National Income, Role of RBI.

General Science

Newtons Laws of Motion, Mass, Weight, Acceleration, Velocity, Speed etc, Electric Current, Power, Energy, Voltage, Chemical Equation, types, Metals, Non-metals- Physical & Chemical properties, Various sources of energy; Conventional sources of energy; Biomass and wind energy. Non-conventional sources of energy (Solar energy, Tidal energy), Nutrition and its types, Respiration, Transportation of water, food and minerals in plants, Communicable & Non-Communicable Diseases, Vitamins- diseases related to vitamin deficiency, Ecosystem – Its components, Food chains, and Food webs, Environmental pollution. Ozone layer, its depletion, Green House Effect.

Knowledge of Computers

Basic Applications of Computer and its component, Fundamentals of computer sciences, Concept of Open Source Technologies, Input & Output Devices, Operating system, Knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Powerpoint, PDF Internet and E-mail, Concept of Computer Virus and Anti-Virus, Hardware & Software, Elements of Computers Processing System Hardware, CPU, Peripherals, Storage Media, Software Definition, Role and Categories Firmware and Human-ware, Role of Information Technology in Governance.

JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Application Process

Prerequisites for Applying Online

Before applying online, candidates should,

  • Scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph and signature adhere to the required specifications as given under "Guidelines for photograph & signature scan and upload"
  • Have a valid personal email ID and mobile no., which should be kept active till the completion of this Recruitment Process. Bank shall send call letters for the Examination etc. through the registered e-mail ID. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID and mobile no. before applying on-line and must maintain that email account and mobile number.

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges

(I) Fee payable: Rs 350/- (Rs Three Hundred and Fifty only)

(II) Fee can be paid only online through Net Banking, Credit or Debit cards.

Steps to Apply for JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Exam Online

i. Candidates are required to apply online through JKSSB's online Application Portal-https://ssbjk.org. No other means/ mode of application will be accepted.
ii. The Candidates who have not registered earlier on the portal are first required to go to the said Portal and register themselves by clicking on the "Candidate Registration" link.
iii. Candidates are required to have a valid Email ID and Mobile Number for registering and creating login credentials. The same shall be validated using OTP (One Time Password) based verification.
iv. After creating login credential, candidates need to log in with these credentials by clicking on "Candidate Login". Candidate can update their information like mobile number, email id, and password from time to time, but cannot change their First Name, Last Name and Gender.
v. Once successful Login, the candidate can check under "Latest Openings" for all available advertisements and click on "Apply Now" against "Application Form for Appointment to the Post applied."
vi. Candidate should carefully fill in all the information in various sections and click on "SAVE & CONTINUE".
vii. The candidate is required to upload the images of recent photograph and signature.

Size of the photograph (passport size) (Max size–1 MB) (Ht. X Wd. = 4.5 X 3.5 Cms.).

Size of the signature (Max size–1 MB) (Ht. X Wd. = 4.5 X 3.5 Cms.).
viii. The candidate need to ensure that all the required fields are filled up with correct information. The system shall check that all required fields are filled up, before final submission of the application.
ix. Candidates cannot edit their Application form after submission. However, candidate can cancel his/her application if wrongly filled, but the fee of such cancelled application will not be remitted. The candidate can then apply afresh and he/she will have to pay the fee again.
x. After successful completion of the form, the candidate shall be shown "Pay Now" link for making the online application fee payment. Once fees is successfully submitted, an Application ID shall be generated.
xi. Candidates should not submit a printout of the application / fee payment receipt to JKSSB till it is actually sought for some verification/ clarification purpose.

JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Vacancy Details

The JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Vacancy details are as follows:

Accounts Assistant48678973939973997972

JKSSB FAA Answer Key

In case you want to verify your answers, the government releases an answer key after the written tests are conducted. Please visit the official website to get the answer key.

Official website – www.jkssb.nic.in

Help Desk- 0191-2470961

How to download the answer key?

  1. Step 1: Click the direct link given on the official site.
  2. Step 2: Enter the candidate's application number, date of birth and code.
  3. Step 3: Click on login.
  4. Step 4: The answer key will be displayed on your screen now.
  5. Step 5: Download it and cross-check your answers.

Please note: As per the official notice, a candidate can raise objections against any answer in the provided answer key. They can upload the question with proper evidence/answer in the online link provided on the official site, www.jkssb.nic.in. If objections are raised through any other means, then they will not be entertained.

JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Cut Off Marks

General Knowledge (will include questions on Jammu And Kashmir)30
Accounts And Bookkeeping30
Mathematics/ Statistics10
General Economics10
Total120 marks

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Note: After the completion of written exams, the qualified candidates will have to appear for the interview round. The final list of candidates will be prepared based on the performance in the written exams and the interview round.

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Exam Date

6 March 2022

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How to prepare for JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Exam?

Go through the syllabus. Plan your study schedule, keep daily targets and stick to them. Practice solving test papers and focus on your problematic areas. Clarify any doubts you have beforehand regarding any concepts. If you diligently follow the schedule and study, you can crack the examination successfully

Which books should I study for JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Exam? +

Many books and study materials are available online and offline. However, few renowned ones are:
JKSSB Finance Accounts Assistant (2nd Big Edition)
Tandon’s JKSSB Accounts Assistant (Finance) Hardcover – 1

What is the application fee for Jammu Kashmir Finance Accounts Assistant Jobs? +

Rs. 350/- is the application fee for JKSSB Finance Accounts Assistant Posts.

Is a xerox copy of admit card allowed? +

No, candidates should carry their original admit cards on the examination day.

What is the exam date for JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Exam? +

JKSSB FAA OMR Based Objective Type Written Exam is scheduled to be held on 06th of March, 2022, from 12.00 noon to 2.00 pm (Sunday).

By when the JKSSB Finance Account Assistant exam admit card can be downloaded? +

Candidates can start downloading the admit card for the JKSSB FAA from 24 Feb 2022 as the admit cards are out.

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