JKPSC Syllabus for State Services Exam

JKPSC Syllabus for State Services Exam:

Below is a comprehensive list of JKPSC syllabus that the candidate that study in detail for JKPSC examination. About 47000 candidates are set to appear in Combined Competitive Examination of JKPSC to be held in March this year. The Commission is conducting Preliminary Examination on 19th March this year for a total number of 277 posts referred to it by the State Government for direct recruitment in Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Services.

Help-Desk/communication centers shall be set up at the Headquarters of the examination center for the convenience of the candidates. JKPSC shall also make two communication centers functional- one each at Srinagar and Jammu

Additionally, knowledge of Jammu and Kashmir PSC Syllabus is very important for preparing well for the exam. Lack of knowledge of the syllabus is often cited as one of the main causes of failure in Examination. In order to score good marks, applicants should make themselves familiar with JKPSC Exam Pattern. You can download the KAS Syllabus PDF from our website here.

To get recruited through Jammu & Kashmir Public Service Commission, candidates need to clear the three most essential sections which are as follows:

  • JKPSC Prelims Exam
  • JKPSC Main Exam
  • Interview

JKPSC Syllabus, therefore, can be broadly divided into two parts; JKPSC Prelims Syllabus for JKPSC Prelims Exam and JKPSC Mains Syllabus for JKPSC Mains Exam.

Phase I: JKPSC Syllabus for Preliminary Exam

The preliminary examination of JKPSC will comprise of objective type questions. JKPSC Prelims Prelims Exam will be qualifying in nature. The applicants will be given multiple choices for each question. There will be total 450 questions, each carrying 1 mark i.e. total marks assigned for the preliminary examination is 450. The duration of the examination will be two hours i.e. 120 minutes. This Examination is meant to serve as a screening test only and the marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the Candidates, who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination, will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.

KAS Exam Syllabus for Prelims:

Paper 1- General Studies

The paper on General Studies will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge

  • General Science
  • Current events of national and international importance, History of India.
  • World Geography.
  • Indian Polity and Economy.
  • Indian National Movement and also questions on General Mental Ability
Paper 2- Optional Subjects

The entire list of optional subjects can be viewed in Complete JKPSC Exam Syllabus pdf which is given below.

Phase II: JKPSC Syllabus for Mains Exam

JKPSC Main Examination will consist of a written test and an interview. The written test shall consist of question papers of descriptive type.

KAS Syllabus for Mains Examination:

The Main Examination s goal is to assess the overall intellectual traits and depth of understanding of the candidate. The scope of the KAS Syllabus for options subject papers is broadly on honors degree level. Honors degree level is the level higher than bachelor s degree and lower than the Master s Degree.

In case of Engineering and law, the level corresponds to the bachelor s degree


Paper 1- ENGLISH

The pattern of questions would be broadly as follows

  • Comprehension of given passages
  • Precise writing
  • Usage and vocabulary
  • Short Essay
Paper 2- ESSAY

Candidates will be required to write an essay on a specific topic given. Credit will be given for effective and exact expression as stated by the commission.



  • Modern History of India and Indian Culture
  • Current events of national and international importance
  • Statistical analysis, graphs and diagrams
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Economy and Geography of India
  • The role and impact of Science and technology in the development of India
Paper 5,6,7 and 8- Optional Subjects

Paper 5,6,7 and 8 to be selected from the list of optional subjects. To view the entire list of optional subjects, visit Complete JKPSC Exam Syllabus pdf which is given below.

Download the complete Syllabus of JKPSC for Pre and Mains Exam:


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