The Services Selection Board has been constituted in exercise of powers conferred by Provision of Section 124 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir. The Rules have been made under SRO 194 of 1992 as amended upto date. The Rules are applicable to the following Non-Gazetted categories of posts:-
State Cadre Posts
State cadre posts involve the vacancies in the Indenting Departments across the State for which the merit is judged across the Board.
Divisional Cadre Posts
The Divisional Cadre Posts are those posts which are borne on the establishment of the offices working in the Division. These posts are considered for the concerned Divisions and Advertisements are meant in the manner to indicate the posts available in a Division. Accordingly, the selection is also made across the Division whoever applies for these posts.
District Cadre Posts
The District cadre posts are those posts borne on the establishment of a district and the vacancies are referred by the Administrative Secretaries and Advertisement for a district and selections are also made for the district only.
The Chairman, Members and Secretary of the Board are deputed/nominated by the government from the in-service IAS/KAS Offices or the persons of immense repute in the field of education.
Functioning of the Board
Recruitment and Selection
The Board shall finalize the selections after holding such tests or examinations as may be prescribed under rules, or if there are no such rule as the Board may consider necessary.
The Board while making selections and allocating candidates to various cadres shall take into account the reservations made from time to time for various categories.
The Board shall finalize the selection list which shall be equal to the number of vacancies for which requisition was made and recommend it to the concerned appointing authority;
The selection list shall remain in force for a period of six months from the date it is accepted by the appointing authority;
The appointing authority for reasons to be recorded may not accept the select list received from the board and return the same to the Board for making fresh selection.
Provided that no such action shall be taken by the appointing authority without prior approval in writing of the Administrative Department.
The Board shall also finalize waiting list of 20% of the total number of selected candidates and forward the same to the concerned department. The waiting list shall remain in force for a period of one year from the date of its receipt or till a fresh list is drawn up by the Recruitment Board, whichever be earlier.