Srinagar, Jan 20: As many as 187 candidates have qualified J&K Administrative Service (JKAS) – formerly called KAS – exam the results of which were declared on Thursday evening. There is a marked sense of jubilation in social media circles especially for the fact that a large number of candidates from reserved categories, and belonging to socially underprivileged and far-flung areas, have qualified the exam this year.
Speaking about the competitive exam process, Saqib Rashid from Natipora Srinagar, who has got 10th rank in JKAS, said that he is very much happy for securing 10th rank in JKAS for what he was preparing for the last 9 years.
One needs to remain focused and should never lose hope something I did and qualified JKAS in third attempt, he said.
Aspirants who have not qualified shouldn’t lose hope as JKAS is not the whole world, but there are other fields and subjects as well that need to be explored, he said.
Nazir Bijran from Poshkar Kangan, who is presently working as Assistant Registrar cooperatives District Ganderbal, qualified prestigious JKAS-2021, (erstwhile known as KAS).
He is first among the tribal Gujjar fraternity of district Ganderbal to get through this prestigious exam.
While talking to KNO, Bijran said that in any walk of life the ultimate demand is focused approach and postive attitude, besides hardwork, consistency and perseverance to achieve any goal.
For the youth of the area, his message was that everyone should devise a planned trajectory for his/her life in any field of interest and then execute on it with utmost dedication in order to bring the societal change as a whole. Balancing the life priorities in the era of excessive digital intrusions like Social Media is the very first need to remain focused on the life goals. He said Destiny only favours the individual who is in action.
Syed Abid Rashid from Rashidabad Zangeer Sopore who qualified JKAS in first attempt said that there is no alternative to hardwork whatever field it must be.
He said that youth must focus on their aim whatever field it will be but hardwork, consistency and patience is must to achieve any dream.
Notably, the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission declared final result of the Combined Competitive Examination for the Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service (JKAS) on Thursday evening.
Notification of this exam was issued on February 26, 2001, while preliminary exams were conducted on October 10 of the same year, the mains were conducted between April 8 and 18 2022.
While 20790 candidates had appeared for the preliminary test, 4642 of them qualified for the mains.
Following personality test, between December 5, 2022 and January 19, 2023, the JKPSC has declared 187 candidates selected for the Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service.