JKPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF, 158 Vacancies, Check Eligibility, Dates

JKPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Recruitment 2024

Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) is all set to notify 158 vacancies for the post of Veterinary Assistant Surgeon/VAS. The application process will commence from 25 June and the will end on 21st July 2024. Candidates can apply for the vacancies on the official website jkpsc.nic.in.

Candidates will be able to make changes to their application form from July 22 to 24. The recruitment drive is being conducted to fill up a total of 158 vacancies.

Recruiting BodyJKPSC
DepartmentAnimal & Sheep Husbandry
Post NameVeterinary Assistant Surgeon
No of Posts158 Vacancies
Pay ScaleLevel-9 (52700-166700)
CategoryRecruitment
Official Websitewww.jkpsc.nic.in

Age Limit: The applicants from unreserved category should not be more than the age of 40 years as on January 1, 2024. Upper age relaxation applicable to candidates from reserved category.

Educational Qualification: BVSc and AH. Degree from a recognised university

  • Name of post/scale of pay/Prescribed qualification
PostPay ScaleQualification
Veterinary Assistant SurgeonLevel-9 (52700-166700)(B.V. Sc & A.H Degree from a recognized University.
  • Details of posts with category wise breakup is given below
Name of the PostOMRBAOBCSCST-IST-IIEWSTotal
Veterinary Assistant Surgeon63161312161615158

(One post has been reserved for persons with benchmark disability of Hearing Impairment in reference to Government Order No.59-JK (SWD) of 2021 dated 15.04.2021).

  • Age as on 1st January 2024.

The requirement of age for candidates belonging to Open Merit (OM) & various Reserved Categories is as follows:-

S.NOCategoryAge limitNot born afterNot born before
1OM4001.01.200601.01.1984
2PHC4201.01.200401.01.1984
3RBA/SC/ST/ALC-IB/Social Caste/EWS/PSP4301.01.200601.01.1981
4In service candidate/Government4001.01.200601.01.1984

Application Fee

Candidates have to pay a fee of Rs 1000 for the general category and Rs 500 for reserved categories.

Steps to apply for the JKPSC VAS vacancies

  1. Visit official website jkpsc.nic.in
  2. Go to ‘Recruitment’ – ‘Job/ Online Application’
  3. Click on the application link against the VAS posts
  4. Register and click on the apply link
  5. Fill application form, upload documents, and pay the fee
  6. Submit the form and take a printout.

Documents to be mandatorily uploaded

While filling the online application form, the applicant(s) are required to mandatorily upload the following documents alongwith the online application form:-

  • Date of Birth Certificate (Secondary School/Matric certificate)- 1 leaf
  • Domicile certificate – 1 leaf
  • Category certificate (If claiming benefit under that category)- 1 leaf
  • B.VSc & A.H Degree certificate along with the consolidated Marks Cards- upto 5 leaves.

It may be noted that the Requisite Documents uploaded by the candidates must be issued before the prescribed cut of date of filing of the application forms and that no further opportunity shall be provided to upload any document and action under rules including rejection of application form/candidature etc. will be taken without any further notice.

JKPSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Syllabus 2024

Animal Husbandry:

General: Importance of livestock in Agriculture, Relationship between Plant and Animal Husbandry, Mixed farming Livestock and milk production statistics.

Genetics: Elements of genetics and breeding as applied to improvement of animals. Breeds of indigenous and exotic cattle, buffaloes, goats, sheeps, pigs and poultry and their potential of milk, eggs, meat and wool production.

Nutrition: Classification of feeds, feeding standards, computation of ration and mixing of rations, conservation of feeds and fodder.

Management: Management of livestock (Pregnant and milking cows, young stock), livestock records, principles of clean milk production, economies of livestock farming Livestock housing.

Veterinary Science

  • Major contagious diseases affecting cattle and drought animals, poultry and pigs.
  • Artificial insemination, fertility and sterility.
  • Veterinary hygiene with reference to water, air and habitation.
  • Principles of immunization and vaccination.

Description, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of the following diseases of:-

  • Cattle: Anthrax, Foot and mouth disease, Haemorrhagic, Septicaemia, Rinderpest, Black quarter, Tympanitis, Diarrhoea, Pneumonia, Tuberculosis, Johnes disease and diseases of new born calf.
  • Poultry: Coccidiosis, Ranikhet, Fowl Pox, Avian Leukosis, Marks Disease.
  • Swine: Swine fever.
  • Poisons used for killing animals.
  • Drugs used for doping of race horses and the techniques of detection.
  • Drugs used to tranquilize wild animals as well as animals in captivity.
  • Quarantine measures prevalent in India and abroad and improvements therein

Dairy Science

  • Study of milk composition, physical properties and food value.
  • Quality control of milk, common tests, legal standards.
  • Utensils and equipment and their cleaning.
  • Organization of Dairy, processing of milk and distribution.
  • Manufacture of Indian indigenous milk products.
  • Simple dairy operations.
  • Micro-organisms found in milk and dairy products.
  • Diseases transmitted through milk to man.

B. Questions relating to General Knowledge

Questions on General Knowledge, shall comprise National Affairs, J&K Affairs and questions relevant to the subject.