JKSSB approves selection of 2154 teachers’ posting

Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) has approved selections for 2154 posts of teachers for 14 districts of Anantnag, Bandipora, Baramulla, Budgam, Ganderbal, Kulgam, Kupwara, Pulwama, Shopian, Srinagar, Samba, Udhampur, Reasi, and Rajouri.

The Board also accorded approval to the inclusion of more than a thousand candidates in wait lists against these selections.

“The selections were approved at a 148th marathon meeting of the Board convened here on 21 and 22 February, under Chairmanship of Zubair Ahmad, Chairman, J&K Services Selection Board. The meeting was attended by the Members of the Board, Rachna Sharma, Vivek Sharma, Prof Tasleema Peer, Ajay Kumar Sharma, Dr. Nirupa Rai, and Abdul Aziz Sheikh. Controller of Examinations, JKSSB, Musheer Ahmad Mirza, Secretary, JKSSB, Ranjeet Singh and other officers of the Board also attended the meeting,” said Malik Suhail, PRO, JKSSB in a statement issued here today.

He said that selections of Teachers have been approved in three disciplines of General Line, Science/Math, and Urdu.

Malik said these selections were confronted with many issues, which included massive litigations, unmentioned degrees in online application forms, a huge number of claims and counter claims made by the candidates.

He said given the fact that a substantial number of candidates figuring in selections/waitlist zones were having degrees with overlapping periods of study, the Board decided that in respect of candidates with overlapping periods of studies, recommendations shall be subject to further detailed scrutiny, for which a mechanism shall be laid down, separately. “Based on that scrutiny, the release or further action on these recommendations shall be taken,” he said.

Mr. Malik said to benefit the maximum number of candidates, the Board decided to issue selections of a particular District Cadre in all the three disciplines simultaneously, so as to obviate the chances of any candidate joining against more than one post, which was the aim for seeking preferences.

These selections having witnessed different issues, and claims and counter claims of the candidates, the Board in consultation with General Administration Department and the Department of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, tried its best to align these selections strictly in order of merit and as per law laid down on the issue and rules and regulations governing the process of selections.

The selections shall be uploaded on the official website of the J&K Services Selection Board, www.jkssb.nic.in from tomorrow, he said.

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