KULDEEP KUMAR Vs. STATE OF J&K
HIGH COURT OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR
STATE OF JANDK
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(1.) THE dispute in this batch of writ petitions relates to the Combined Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2005, conducted by the Jammu and
Kashmir Public Service Commission for short listing of candidates for the
Main Examination for making selection in respect of the posts in combined
services of the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
(2.) THE State Government referred 132 posts for the combined services to the Jammu & Kashmir Public Service Commission (hereinafter
referred to as the Commission) for making selection of candidates for
direct recruitment on the basis of Combined Competitive Examination.
Procedure for conducting the Combined Competitive Examination is governed
by the rules framed under SRO 161 dated 17 July 1995. The rules envisage
Combined Competitive Examination consist of two successive stages.
1. Combined Services (Preliminary) Examination (objective type) for the selection of candidates for the main examination; and
2. Combined services (Main) Examination (Written and interview) for the selection of candidates for the various services and posts.
(3.) THE Preliminary Examination consists of two papers - - (i) compulsory paper of General Studies and (ii) optional subject to be opted
by the candidates out of 22 specified subjects set out in Appendix -IX of
the rules. This examination is meant to serve only as a screening test
and the marks obtained by the candidates in the Preliminary Examination,
who are declared qualified for the Main Examination, are not to be
counted for determining their final order of merit. The number of
candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination is not to be more than
1:13 times the total approximate number of vacancies to be filled in various services and posts. It is also provided in the rules that only
those candidates who obtain such maximum marks in the Preliminary
Examination, as may be fixed by the Commission at its discretion, are to
be declared by the Commission to have qualified in the Preliminary
Examination in a year, provided they are otherwise eligible for admission
to the Main Examination.
The Main Examination consists of written examination and an interview test. The written examination consists of papers of
conventional essay type, out of which one paper is to be of qualifying
nature only, in the subjects set out in Appendix -IX and as per the
detailed syllabus in Appendix -IB. The candidates who obtain such minimum
qualifying marks in written part of the Main Examination, as may be fixed
by the Commission in any or all the papers at their discretion, would be
entitled to be summoned for an interview.;
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