Exams slated till Jan 22 to be held as per schedule: JKSSB

Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Service Selection Board (JKSSB), Khalid Jahangir, said that the examinations scheduled to be held till January 22 will be conducted, as per the schedule and that almost 12,000 posts will be advertised soon.

Talking to the news agency, the SSB chairman said that there had been no decision regarding the postponement of the examinations at present.
“We have conducted the exams on time, and the next tests will be held as per the routine during which the Covid protocols will be followed strictly,” he said.

Nonetheless, he added that a decision regarding the postponement of the examinations could be reviewed if there are new directions from the administration and the Disaster Management.

Pertinently, the Universities and other institutions have postponed the examinations in the wake of the surge in the Covid cases, which received many calls from the aspirants, seeking clarification regarding the conduct of exams for the different posts.

Meanwhile, asked about the new posts, Chairman JKSSB informed that the departments had been recently directed to refer the posts to the SSB in January, and it is expected that more than 10-12000 fresh posts will be advertised soon