Selection cut-off changed by JK Bank due to BJP pressure, allege Kashmiri candidates

Selection cut-off changed by JK Bank due to BJP pressure, allege Kashmiri candidates

Srinagar: Three days after declaring the results of the preliminary examination for Probationary Officer (PO) posts, the Human Resources Department of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank, on Saturday, issued a statement that there was a “parochial attempt by some vested interests to misguide the applicants with baseless misinformation on the selection process being skewed to […]

JK Bank recruitment: Several candidates miss exams as test centers set up far away

JK Bank recruitment: Several candidates miss exams as test centers set up far away

Srinagar: Although the J&K Bank has said it concluded the online examination for the posts of Probationary officer (PO) and Banking Associate (BA) “smoothly and successfully”, several candidates have missed the exams saying their examination centres had been set up at far away and “out of the way” locations. The bank had scheduled the examination […]

Aspirants rue delay in selection list for F&ES posts

Aspirants rue delay in selection list for F&ES posts

SRINAGAR: Six years after the first notification (now scrapped) for several jobs in the Fire and Emergency Services (F&ES) department was issued, aspirants are ruing the delay in selection. The department has since re-advertised the posts on court orders and held new tests, but the delay in notifying the selection list is angering the candidates, […]

Selected candidates for SI posts protest over delay in appointment

Selected candidates for SI posts protest over delay in appointment

SRINAGAR: The candidates who have qualified the examination for the post of Jammu and Kashmir Sub-Inspectors (JKSI) on Wednesday held a protest demonstration here demanding issuing of formal appointment order for selected candidates. Scores of the candidates assembled in press enclave chanting slogans in favour of their demands. Riyaz Ahmad Khan, one of the selected […]

No appointments under academic arrangement at Kashmir colleges due to elections

No appointments under academic arrangement at Kashmir colleges due to elections

Srinagar: Citing the Model Code of Conduct, which came into effect in the state recently after the notification of parliamentary elections, the Higher Education Department on Sunday said it cannot hire teachers at Kashmir colleges under the annual academic arrangement now and is instead mulling “alternatives” to continue academic work. Secretary Higher Education Talat Parvez […]

State Administration Council Versus Students

State Administration Council Versus Students

Sajad Ahmad Malik All research scholars of Jammu and Kashmir are against the State Administration Council (SAC) decision. Scholars and students opposed and castigated the recent decision of the SAC on the conversion of various posts of teachers in the Education Department. They demanded immediate revocation of its decision, saying it would “affect” the prospects […]

Rehbar-e-Khel selection runs into controversy in Budgam as candidates allege skewed process

Rehbar-e-Khel selection runs into controversy in Budgam as candidates allege skewed process

Those with high qualifications rejected for simple degree holders BUDGAM: While a total of 171 candidates were selected under the Rehbar-e-Khel (ReK) scheme in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district a week ago, allegations over irregularities in the process have sparked a row, with candidates alleging “favouritism” and “nepotism” in the selection list. The selection list was […]

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