JKSSB Vs Graduates, Class IV recruitment controversy

JKSSB advertised 8575 Class IV vacancies on 22 June 2021 for the domiciles of Jammu and Kashmir. The forms were submitted by over 2 lakh candidates from July to August 2020.

The Advertisement read: That the minimum qualification is 10th Pass and the maximum qualification bar is 12th Pass, and no one with higher qualifications will be eligible for the Class IV post.

Whereas, JKSSB received 328600 Applications from Jammu and Kashmir UT for Class IV posts, and after a long gap JKSSB conducted the Examinations for these 8575 Posts from 27 February to 1 March 2021.

After Normalization Process JKSSB Declared the result for Class IV posts in the month of July 2021, JKSSB then released the merit list of the candidates of each district, division.

JKSSB Class IV Revised Merit list

At the same time JKSSB asked graduates to remove their candidature from JKSSB IV merit list, and if anyone fails to remove their candidature they will be charged with criminal proceedings and will also be bared from future exams by JKSSB.

Many of the candidates with higher qualifications cancelled their candidature from JKSSB class 4th Merit due to the fear of warning by JKSSB.

following which JKSSB released a revised merit list of Class IV, also issued a Document verification notification.

The revised merit list excluded near around 1800 candidates with higher qualifications.

After successful document verification process JKSSB released the 1st Selection list for 5091 posts out of a total 8575.

JKSSB Class IV selection list

The Selection list received criticism and anger from the candidates, Class 4th candidates alleged that near around 2000 candidates who figured in selection list are with higher qualifications.
And when this thing came into the notice of JKSSB, The chairman Jhangir Khalid said that the Verification process is yet to end and its the Verifying authorities who have to look into this matter.

Now, Graduates are seen protesting every next day in the press colony srinagar against the injustice with them, they say: either make all the graduates eligible for Class IV posts or cancel the candidature of those who have joined by manipulating the verification process.

JKSSB Class IV 2nd Shortlist

At the same time JKSSB is going to release the 2nd Selection for the remaining 3500+ Class IV posts, The list was sent to the JKGAD and is waiting for the approval by the concerned authorities.

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