J&K Bank Recruitment 2018 For Clerks: Notification FAQs | 1200 Vacancies


Dear Students, the banking industry gives enormous opportunities to the youngsters of the country and here comes a new notification by Jammu and Kashmir Bank for the recruitment of Clerks. The total number of vacancies for this post is 1200. As the notification comes afresh, you all must be surrounded by a sea of question marks regarding it. So, here is the list of most frequently asked questions regarding this notification:

What are the posts available in this recruitment process?
The posts available under this recruitment process are of Clerks in Jammu and Kashmir Bank.

When will be the exam conducted?
Dates of the examination are yet to be announced.

How many vacancies are there?
The number of vacancies is 1200.

Will there be an interview after the written result?
No, there will be no interview post the online examination for this recruitment process.

What is the mode of examination, online or offline (OMR Based)?
Common Written Exam for J&K Bank will be conducted online.

What is the age criteria to apply for this common written exam?
As on 01-01-2018, a candidate's age must be minimum 18 years and maximum 32 years. The general category candidates born before 02.01.1986 & after 01.01.2000 are not eligible to apply. An age relaxation of 3 years will be given to SC/ST/ ExServicemen.

What is the minimum educational qualification required to apply for this post?
The candidate must be a graduate / post-graduate with 55% marks and above from a recognized University/Institute (UGC/AICTE approved) & the result should have been declared on or before 01.10.2018. (The fraction of percentage arrived will be ignored i.e. 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%).

Is it necessary to be a permanent resident of Jammu and Kashmir to apply for this post?
The candidate should be a permanent resident of Jammu and Kashmir State. The candidate should possess a valid state subject of the state.

What is the Application Fee?
Rs. 600 for SC/ST
Rs. 800 /- for General candidates.

When will the registrations start?
Registration will start on 24.10.2018 and end on 10.11.2018.

I have scored 55% in Graduation. Am I eligible to apply for this post?
Yes, you can apply for this post because the minimum percentage required to apply for this post is 55%. 

What is the Structure of the exam?

Online Exam


S.No. Name of Tests (Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 mins
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 mins
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 mins
Total 100 100 1 Hour


Is there a criterion for sectional cut-off for this exam?
Yes, candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut off marks to be decided by the bank. The required number of candidates will be selected in order of their merit.

Is there a criterion for negative marking?
There is negative marking for every wrong answer. The number of questions answered correctly by a candidate in each objective test is considered for arriving at the Corrected Score after applying a penalty for wrong answers.

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