Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board
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JKSSB Syllabus 2024: Check Subject-Wise Syllabus For Different Posts For Recruitment Exams

Jammu and Kashmir Service Selection Board has laid out the official JKSSB syllabus 2024. Candidates must know that the JKSSB syllabus varies for different positions offered by the JKSSB exam.
JKSSB Syllabus 2024

JKSSB Syllabus 2024

JKSSB Syllabus 2024:  The Jammu and Kashmir Service Selection Board (JKSSB) prescribes the syllabus for different recruitment exams. The syllabus for the JKSSB exam is divided into different annexures. The syllabus is released on the official website in the form of a PDF. Candidates appearing for the examination are advised to first check the syllabus available on the website. JKSSB syllabus plays an essential role for candidates appearing in the exam as without having in-depth knowledge candidates might not be able to score their desired marks. 

Candidates should note that the syllabus for the examination is different from one post to another. JKSSB is responsible for conducting recruitment exams for District / Divisional / UT Cadre posts in various departments. The minimum educational requirement ranges from having completed the candidate's 10+2 to having graduated from college in any stream.

Apart from the JKSSB syllabus, candidates are required to check the JKSSB exam pattern and marking scheme. Both the information about the JKSSB marking scheme and exam pattern will be available on the official website. The candidates will be given questions on English language proficiency, mathematics, reasoning, general awareness and science in the written exam. After finishing the syllabus, candidates should review the JKSSB past exams.

JKSSB Syllabus 2024 

JKSSB syllabus plays an important role for candidates who are appearing for the examination. The syllabus is available on the official website of JKSSB in its exam notification. The syllabus is different for various positions offered by the exam conducting body. The JKSSB recruitment exam is a state-level exam and there are 4 stages for the selection process including a written exam, physical standard, physical endurance test, medical examination and document verification. 

There are several topics in the JKSSB syllabus including general knowledge, general English, statistics, mathematics, general intelligence and reasoning and others. 

JKSSB Syllabus 2024



General Knowledge

  • Important Rivers & Lakes in India.
  • Crops, Weather, Climate Means of Transport of India.
  • Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity.
  • J&K UT1. History2. Economy3. Geography- (Rivers, Weather, Flora, Climate, Crops, Lakes, Fauna, etc.)4. Heritage & Culture
  • Current Events of National and International Importance
  • Political and Physics divisions of World & India
  • Indian Culture, Heritage, and Freedom Struggle/Movement.
  • Transport & Communication.
  • Demography-Census, its features, and functions

General English

  • Articles
  • Paragraph with fill-in-the-blanks.1. Phrases2. Pronouns3. Homonyms/Homophones etc.
  • Clauses
  • Punctuation
  • Comprehension
  • Narration
  • Editing / Proofreading
  • Rearranging jumbled sentences
  • Modals
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Uses of Prepositions
  • Active & Passive Voice

Accountancy and Bookkeeping

  • Indian Financial Management System
  • Cost Management-Budgetary control
  • Cost Accounting
  • Developments in Accounting Taxation
  • Tax Laws- Direct, Indirect
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting and its Terms
  • The accounting equation and Journal.
  • Voucher Approach in Accounting
  • Bank Reconciliation Statement
  • Financial Management/Statements
  • Partnership Accounts
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting and its Terms
  • The accounting equation and Journal.
  • Voucher Approach in Accounting
  • Bank Reconciliation Statement
  • Financial Management/Statements
  • Partnership Accounts
  • Ledger Accounts
  • Cash Book, Financial Audit
  • Elements of Double entry Book Keeping


  • Methods of Collecting Primary and Secondary Data
  • Preparation of questionnaires
  • Tabulation and compilation of Data
  • Demography-Census, its features, and functions
  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Theory of Attributes fundamental concepts and how they are used.
  • Theory of Probability
  • Index Numbers: Consumer and Wholesale Price Index Numbers: Theory and Tests
  • Primary and secondary data
  • Vital Statistics: Measures of Mortality Rates, Specific Fertility Rates, Gross and Net Reproduction Rates, Measures of Fertility, Specific Fertility Rates.
  • Mathematics
  • Relations and Functions
  • Matrices & Determinants
  • Probability
  • Coordinate & Three-dimensional Geometry
  • Vectors
  • Simple/Compound interest
  • Linear equations with two variables
  • Permutations/ Combinations Binomial Theorem.
  • Limits & Derivatives.
  • Set Theory- Basic Concepts and Applications

Computer Applications

  • Hardware & Software, Concept of Open-Source Technologies
  • Terms and Abbreviations used in IT
  • Role of Information Technology in Governance
  • Fundamentals of Computer Sciences, Basic applications of Computer, its components.
  • Input & Output Devices
  • Knowledge of MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel, PDF Internet, and E-mail
  • Concept of Latest Anti-viruses and computer viruses

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Numerical operations, Semantic Analogy.
  • Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Analogy Word Building, Figural Analogy.
  • Figural Classification, Problem Solving, Symbolic/ Number Classification.
  • Problems involving Letter Series, Semantic Series, Number Series, Speed, Distance, and Time.
  • Venn Diagrams, Space Orientation, Symbolic operations, Space Visualization, Drawing inferences.
  • Figural Pattern- folding and completion, Indexing
  • Punched hole/ pattern- unfolding & folding.
  • Address matching, matching of dates and cities, and classification of centre codes and rolls.
  • Logical Reasoning, Statements, and conclusions, Mental Reasoning

General Science

  • Communicable & Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Vitamins- diseases related to vitamin deficiency
  • Ecosystem - Its components, Difference between the Food chain and Food webs.
  • Environmental pollution.
  • The Ozone layer, its depletion, Greenhouse Effect
  • Newton's Laws of Motion, Differences between Mass and Weight, Definition of Acceleration, Velocity, Speed, etc.
  • What is Electric Current? Definition of Power, Energy, Voltage.
  • Types of Chemical Equation.
  • Non-metals, Metals - Differences, Chemical & Physical properties
  • Various sources of energy; Conventional sources of energy - Biomass and wind energy, Non-conventional sources of energy (Solar energy, wind energy)
  • Nutrition, its types, Transportation of water, food and minerals in plants, the Respiration process

General Economics

  • Planning for the Developing Economy vs. the Market Economy: Features and Issues.
  • Economic Reforms in India and the Concept of National Income Measurement.
  • Role of RBI
  • Basic Concept, Principles, and Introduction of Economics.
  • Fiscal & Monetary Policy- Methodology, Meaning, Scope
  • Using the indifference curve approach, demand analysis and the theory of consumer demand are described.
  • Ricardian Theory of Rent and Marginal Productivity Theory: Factor Pricing.Theory.
  • Production laws, pricing under different market structures, and production considerations.

JKSSB Syllabus: Junior Assistant

Numerical and Reasoning Ability

Sub Topics

Number System, Profit & Loss, Speed, Average, Time & Work, Ratio, and Proportion, Basic Arithmetic- Mathematical reasoning, Percentage, Statements, and conclusions. 

Basic Concepts of Computers

Sub Topics 

Operating system, M.S Excel, M.S Word, A complete M.S Access, and PowerPoint, Internet, and Email, Software and Hardware, Fundamentals of computer sciences, Output and Input devices. 

General English

Sub Topics

Phrases, Homophones/ Homonyms, Punctuation, Clauses, Idioms and phrases, Antonyms, and Synonyms, Proofreading/ Editing, Comprehension, Narration, Rearranging of jumbled sentences, Articles, Modals, Passive and Active voice, Uses of Prepositions, Paragraph Writing with blanks to be filled with Pronouns, Phrases

General Awareness with special reference to JK UT

Sub Topics

Important Lakes and Rivers & Lakes in India, Climate, Weather, Crops, Means of Transport of India, J&K UT- Economy, History, Geography, Culture, and Heritage, Important Tourist Destinations, Physical and Political divisions of India, current events of international and national significance, Indian culture, heritage of the freedom movement, and demography, including the purposes and characteristics of theGeneral Awareness with special reference to JK UT census. 

JKSSB Syllabus: Electrician, Carpenter, Junior Mechanic, and Mechanic

Chapter - 1

Sub Topics

Types of Forests, Types of farming, Resources, Major Crops, Democracy, Federalism, Fundamental Rights, and Duties, Political Parties, Economy, Franchise, Representation, Secret Ballot, Boycott and Swadeshi Movement, Partition of Bengal, Khilafat Movement/Classification of Soils, Independence and Partition of India, Muslim League/Movement/ Non-Cooperation Movement, Planets/Solar System/ Change of Seasons, Latitude- Longitude, Quit India Movement

Chapter - 2

Sub Topic 

Allotropes of Carbon, Bonding in Carbon, Chemical and Physical properties of metals and non-metals, Ohms Law, Environmental pollution, Nutrition, Excretion, Respiration, Reflection & refraction of light, Sources of energy, Ecosystem, Reduction and Oxidation reactions, Ozone layer, Electric current correctness and defect of vision, Chemical Equation and its types, Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases

Chapter 3 

Sub Topic

Problem of Age, HCF, LCM, Trigonometry, Mensuration, Quadratic equation, and Polynomials, Average, Percentage, Work, Time and Distance, Ratio and Proportions, Probability. 

Chapter 4 

Sub Topic 

Direct Sense, Venn Diagram, Coding and Decoding, Number series, Relationship concepts, Analogies, Odd one out, Figure Series completion. 

Chapter 5 

Sub Topic

First Aid, Pollution and pollutants, Metric Systems, Working Aids, Skills, Environment, Motivation, and Automation, Types of Communication, Communication, and its importance, Safety and Health, and Occupational Hazards.

Chapter 6

Sub Topic 

Sentences, Spellings, Homophones/ Homonyms, Phrases, Tenses, Articles, Clauses, Modals, prepositions, Determiners, Idioms and phrases, Antonyms, and Synonyms.

Chapter 7 

Sub Topic 

World of Sports Principal Languages of India, Currencies, and Capitals of Countries, J&K UT- Economy, History, Geography, Awards and Honours, Current events of National importance, Geographical Discoveries,Fauna, and Flora of Jammu and Kashmir, Lakes and Rivers, Important Tourist Destinations.

JKSSB Syllabus: Driver Post

Traffic Rules and Signalling

  • Speed limits, driving methods,
  • Understanding Signals,
  • Knowledge of traffic signal’s for road safety
  • Fitness to drive,
  • Difficult driving conditions,
  • Important Knowledge about vehicle pollution,
  • Basic Road Rules

Motor parts and their repair

  • Knowledge of periodic inspection and daily,
  • The idea of brake work, clutch, fuel pump, their procedure for air bleeding 
  • Lubrication grades are used in the vehicle for transmission, engine, suspension, and differential
  • Knowledge of dashboard symbols,
  • Knowledge of different starting methods,
  • Identification of major assemblies of vehicles

Changes Made in the JKSSB Syllabus 

There are a bunch of changes that have been made to the JKSS syllabus. Candidates can take a look at the changes that have been made. 

  • One topic has been added to the section on general English.
  • A few modules are removed from the General Knowledge section, while numerous new topics are introduced.
  • The syllabus for the Jammu and Kashmir General Knowledge section has been reduced from 10 topics to just 8.
  • The Indian Constitution is discussed instead of the J and K Constitution.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Where can candidates download the JKSSB syllabus ?

Candidates can download the JKSSB syllabus from the official website. The syllabus will be available in the form of a PDF.

What are the 5 stages which candidates need to follow in order to be eligible to be recruited for positions

There are 5 stages for the selection process including a written exam, physical standard, physical endurance test, medical examination and document verification for candidates to be recruited for positions offered by the exam conducting body.

What are the topics that are included in the Basic English subject ?

Synonyms, antonyms, reading comprehension, spelling, sentences, prepositions, articles, and other vital concepts are only a few of the subjects covered in the Basic English course.

What is the JKSSB selection process?

Written exams and document verification are the two steps of the JKSSB selection procedure for various positions.

Who releases the JKSSB syllabus?

JKSSB syllabus is released by the JKSSB itself on its official website. Candidates must know that the syllabus is different for different pots. 

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