As per the notification, these rules shall apply to all Class IV posts borne on the establishment of any department or service of the Government or any Government Company, Organisation, and Body specifically owned or controlled by the Government and, for which the Accelerated Recruitment process is to be adopted as may be notified by the Government from time to time.
The Rules state that all Administrative Departments shall frame an indent of vacancies of Class-IV posts, by way whatever nomenclature called, as they exist, on a cutoff date to be notified by General Administration Department, under direct recruitment quota in different cadres. The Administrative Department shall thereafter forward a consolidated indent to the General Administration Department. While framing the indent, the concerned Administrative department shall ensure that the provisions of the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004 and rules framed there under are strictly complied with, the General Administration Department shall, based on the indent forwarded by the Administrative Departments, prepare a consolidated vacancy of Class IV (category wise) and refer it to the Service Selection Board, the Service Selection Board shall make selection to the posts referred to it by the General Administration Department as per the procedure prescribed under these rules.
Defining the selection process, the Rules say that the Service Selection Board shall advertise all UT Cadre, Divisional Cadre and District Cadre posts referred under rule 4 by way of a single Advertisement Notice, the Board shall invite applications for the said posts from the persons who are Domiciles of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, and are within the prescribed age and possess minimum and Maximum educational qualification as prescribed in Notification SRO 99 of 2008: Provided that a relaxation of five years in the upper age limit shall be provided to the candidates who claim the benefit of additional weightage as casual workers, provided further that the application form will be entertained by the Service Selection Board on the basis of a declaration made by the candidate in the application form and no testimonial including Domicile Certificate will be required to be submitted along with the application form, the Board shall make selection to the UT Cadre, Divisional Cadre and District Cadre posts on the basis of a written test and no oral test shall be conducted, as already notified under SRO 404 dated 15th September, 2018.
The notification further read that for UT CADRE there will a total of 100 marks exam and the criteria for selection shall be Written Test of 85 marks. Candidates whose family member neither is nor has been in Government service, including in PSUs/Boards/ Autonomous Bodies, etc substantially owned and controlled by the Government will be given weightage of 05 marks; Widows, divorced women, judicially separated women and orphan girls (certificate to be issued by Tehsildar) will get 05 marks and Casual worker engaged for five years or more (For this purpose, proof in terms of wages for a minimum of five years will be required, and the certificate to this effect shall be countersigned by District or Divisional Head of the Office where the candidate has worked) will get 05 marks.
Likewise, for Divisional Cadre there will a total of 100 marks exam and the criteria for selection shall be Written Test of 80 marks. Candidate of the Home Division (to be determined as per Domicile Certificate) will get 05 marks; Candidates whose family member neither is nor has been in
Government service, including in PSUs/Boards/ Autonomous Bodies, etc substantially owned and controlled by the Government will get 05 marks; Widows, divorced women, judicially separated women and