Early Times Report
JAMMU, Sept 19: The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) has reportedly been caught in a peculiar situation as out of total 78 candidates, shortlisted for the interviews of +2 lecturers' posts in Environmental Sciences, 29 have already selected as Assistant Professors of Government Degree Colleges.
Due to the selection of Assistant Professors, the JKPSC is constrained to either re-publish the shortlisted candidates or after the interview, more candidates would be called to complete the interview process.
A glance at the shortlisted candidates for the interview of +2 lecturers' posts, which is scheduled to be held 25th of September and the selection list of Assistant professors for Government Degree Colleges, clearly indicates that 29 candidates who are already selected as Assistant Professors, have also been shortlisted for interviews.
These 29 selected Assistant Professors, who are also shortlisted for interviews are Abdul Rouf Farooqi, Abroo Ali, Ajay Kumar, Akrity Parihar, Ali Rahim, Anuradha Sharma, Arvind Kumar, Asma Hussan, Dalip Kumar, Deepak Pathania, Fayaz Ahmad Bhat, Fayaz Ahmad Malla, Firdose Ahmad Mir, Irfana Showqi, Javid Majeed Wani, Junaid Ahmad, Mohd Salim, Muzaffar Ahmad, Naseer Ahmad Dar, Navita Sharma, Qaiser Bashir Tantray, Renu Sharma, Rumisa Nazir, Salim Aijaz Bhat, Shazia Habib, Sumit Kotwal and Zubair Ahmad Wani.
Some of the candidates informed Early Times that the short-listing of candidates was done by JKPSC in the ratio of 1:3, that is for one post 3 candidates are shortlisted. "But if 29 candidates will not attend the interview that means more candidates will be called for the interview", the applicants said, adding that the JKPSC must take cognizance of the matter and revise the shortlisting list without any delay so that other candidates would also get an opportunity to appear in interviews.
The Controller of Examination as well as Secretary of JKPSC didn't respond to phone calls for comments.