JKSSB Recruitment logo 1 Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board : Syllabus Notification

Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board : Syllabus Notification

Subject:- Syllabus for the posts of Patwaries in pursuance to the advertisement Notice No 04 of 2017 under PM Package for Kashmiri Migrants -regarding.

  1. The syllabus for the multiple choice based written test for the posts mentioned hereunder is enclosed as Annexure ‘A’.
  2. The general guidelines for testing the “working knowledge of Urdu” are enclosed as Annexure ‘B’.
  3. The candidates will first appear in the MCQ based test. The working knowledge of Urdu will be treated in subsequent exam.
  4. The MCQ based written exam will be held on 25th February, 2018.
  5. The written exam will be offline (OMR based) exam. There shall be negative marking ( 0.25 for each wrong answer). The exam for testing working knowledge of Urdu will be computer based (Reading Section) and descriptive (Writing Section). The Urdu exam will be of qualifying nature only. Issuance of admit cards will be notified separately.

Annexure – A

Sub: – Syllabus for Objective Type Written Test.
Time: 2 Hours

MM: 120

 Unit I – General English (Objective Type) – 20 Marks

(I)  Tenses

(II)  Rearranging of jumbled sentences.

(III)  Narration

(IV)  Models

(V)  Articles

(VI)  Comprehension with blanks to be filled in with Phrases, Pronouns, Homonyms / homophones.

(VII)  Clauses

(VIII)  Synonyms and antonyms

(IX)  Pairs of words and their use in meaningful sentences.

(X)  Idioms and phrases.

(XI)  Uses of Prepositions.

 Unit II – General Studies (Objective Type) – 30 Marks

(i)  Various sources of energy; conventional sources of energy; improvement in technology for using conventional source of energy (Biomass and wind energy)

(ii)  Non-conventional sources of energy (Solar energy,Tidal energy).

(iii)  Solids, Liqids and Gases(Basics)

(iv)  Vitamins- Dieases related to vitamin deficiency.

(v)  AIDS-Causes and Prevention.

(vi)  Environmental pollution.

(vii)  Ecosystem – Its components, Food chains and Food webs.

(viii)  Ozone layer, its depletion, Green House Effect.

(ix)  Globalization/Liberalization

(x)  Disaster Management

(xi)  Inflation

(xii)  Human Rights

(xiii)  Panchayat Raj

(xiv)  Indian Freedom Struggle (1857 Onwards)

(xv)  United Nations Organization (Principal organs and their functions)

(xvi)  SAARC/NAM

 Unit III – Constitution of India (Objective Type) – 20 Marks

(i) Constitution of India with special reference to:-

a)  Citizenship

b)  Fundamental Rights

c)  Fundamental Duties

d)  Election Commission of India

e)  Supreme Court

f)  Centre-State relations

g)  Article 370

 Unit IV – Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir (Objective Type) – 10 Marks

(i) Legislature (Both Houses)-Composition and Election.

(ii) State Judiciary.

Unit V – General Knowledge with special reference to  Jammu and Kashmir (Objective Type) – 25 Marks

(i) Topography of J&K State.

(ii) Climates of J&K

State:-
a) Temperate (Valley)
b) Arid (Ladakh)
d) Sub-Tropical (Jammu)

(iii) Historical places and monuments (iv) Major River systems in J&K.
(v) Hydro-Power projects in J&K.
(vi) Tourist places in J&K.

(vii) Land Reforms.
(viii) Indus Water Treaty.
(ix) Wildlife sancturies/National Parks of J&K.

(x) Natural Resources of J&K.

Unit VI – Mensuration (Objective Type) – 15 Marks

a) Area of Triangle, Square, Rectangle, Rhombus, Trapezium, Circle, Right Circular Cylinder.

b) Volume of Cube, Cuboid, Sphere, Hemisphere, Cone.
c) Field Book/Units of Measurement of Land.

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Annexure-B
Guidelines for checking working knowledge of Urdu

The exam intends to check the “working knowledge of Urdu” of the candidates. The same will be tested through a Reading and a Writing test (total comprising of 100 marks in a duration of two hours), to be conducted on the same day. The candidates belonging to ‘OM’ Category will be required to score at least 40% marks(overall) in the said exam with at least 33% marks in both Reading and Writing sections to be considered as having ‘working knowledge of Urdu’ for the purpose of this exam/qualified. The candidates belonging to other categories (except OM) are required to score at least 35% marks (overall) with at least 33% in each Section. The test of Reading Section will be computer based having multiple choices. There will be negative marking (0.25 per question) in Reading Section for wrong answers.

Reading Section -50 Marks

1/- Candidates would be required to answer a total of 50 questions out of 5 given passages, each carrying 10 questions of one mark each.

Writing Section – 50 Marks

Letter writing of minimum 150 words on a particular situation.

-10 marks

One English passage to be translated into Urdu.

-10 marks

One Urdu passage to be translated into English.

-10 marks

One Essay of 300 words on any topic of social relevance.

-10 marks

Ten sentences to be made on given words bringing out clear meaning of the words

-10 marks

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