JKPSC Medical Officer Recruitment 2023: Apply for 378 MO posts

JKPSC Medical Officer Recruitment 2023: The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission JKPSC released a notice for the benefit of aspirants for medical jobs in the state. The authorities released 378 posts of Medical Officers.

The posts include both fresh and backlog vacancies and are specifically for candidates belonging to the Union Territory.

  • The JKPSC Medical officer application procedure commenced on 18 January 2023.
  • The candidates need to apply online through the portal of the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission before 16 February 2023.

However, details such as important dates, eligibility, application procedure, and more must be checked prior to application. All the information pertaining to the post is given in the subsequent article.

JKPSC Medical Officer Recruitment 2022: Highlights

Name of the PostMedical Officer
AuthorityJammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission
DepartmentHealth & Medical Education Jammu and Kashmir
State/UTJammu and Kashmir (UT)
Number of Vacancies378
Application Start Date18 January 2023
Last Date to Apply16 February 2023
Application ModeOnline

JKPSC Medical Officer Recruitment Vacancies

There are a total of 378 vacancies that have been released under the post of Medical Officer in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The candidates have to apply in order to get recruited by the JKPSC for these vacant posts. There are certain reservation criteria on the basis of which the vacancies have been distributed among the Government recognised categories.

JKPSC Medical Officer Recruitment 2023: Apply for 378 MO posts 1

JKPSC Medical Officer Pay Scale

The candidates who will get recruited for the post of Medical Officer in the Health and Medical Education Department by the Jammu and Kasmir Public Service Commission will receive a pay scale of Level 9. The range of the salary would be Rs. 52,700 – Rs. 1,66,700. The salary had been finalized on the basis of the norms and guidelines followed by the Indian Government.

JKPSC Medical Officer Recruitment Qualification

MBBS or Possession of recognized Graduate Medical qualification included in the first or second schedule or part-II of the 3rd Scheduled (other than licentiate qualifications) to the Indiar Medical Council Act, 1956. Holders of education qualifications included in part-ll of the 3rdScheduled should fulfil the conditions stipulated in sub-section (3) of section (13) of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956.

Age Criteria

The age of the candidates depends on the category they belong to. There is age relaxation that has been provided to the candidates entirely on the basis of their Socially or Economically Backward class. The following age criteria have been specified by JKPSC:

S.No.CategoryAge LimitNot Born AfterNot Born Before
1.Open Merit or OM401 January 20031 January 1981
2.Physically Handicapped Candidates or PHC421 January 20031 January 1979
3.Residents of Backward Area or RBA, Scheduled Castes or SC, Scheduled Tribes or ST, Area Adjoining Actual Line of Control or ALC/IB, Social Caste or SLC, Pahari Speaking People or PSP431 January 20031 January 1978
4.In service Government or Candidates401 January 20031 January 1981

Documents required for application

The candidates will have to possess certain documents in order to apply for the 378 posts of Medical Officer. Those who will not be able to furnish any of the subsequently mentioned documents will be automatically considered ineligible:

  • The domicile Certificate of the candidate proves that he/she belongs to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Secondary School Certificate or Matriculation Pass Marksheet will serve as the Date of Birth Certificate.
  • For the purpose of the ID proof, any of the following documents:
    • Aadhar Card or E-Aadhar
    • Voter ID Card
    • PAN Card
    • Driving License
    • Passport
    • Employer ID in case the candidate is employed
    • Institutional Identity Card
  • Caste or Category Certificate, only if applicable.
  • Medical Degree Certificate.
  • All the mark sheets of the various semesters or years of the Degree course.
  • Registration Certificate.
  • Internship Certificate.

Application Fee

The applicants from reserved category are required to pay the fee of Rs 1000, whereas Rs 500 is applicable to candidates from reserved category.

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