Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government is fast-tracking staff recruitment for the five new medical colleges being set up across the state, said an official to PTI. On March 1, 2019, the state government released advertisements of 550 vacancies for the posts of junior staff nurses in addition to the 1,235 posts that were announced earlier.
The state has four functional medical colleges at present, two in the Kashmir Valley and two in the Jammu Division. The new medical colleges are being set up in Doda, Kathua, Anantnag, Baramulla and Rajouri districts.
Total number of vacancies
The number available of seats for the MBBS course will also increase by 500.
In addition to 550 posts of junior staff nurses, the services selection board also advertised 221 posts — 183 junior assistants, 38 junior scale stenographers — for other government jobs in the state, said Malik Suhail, PRO of the board.
Process of applying for the posts
The candidates can apply online at the board’s official portal. The filling of online application forms will begin from March 6, 2019, added Suhail.
Recruitment of the teaching faculty in the colleges
The selection process for the teaching faculties in the five new colleges has already been started by the state’s Public Service Commission (PSC). The PSC is responsible for all the selections in government jobs of Jammu and Kashmir division.