New Recruitment Rules for Jammu and Kashmir
After revoking the special Status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, the Centre has issued an order that government jobs will be reserved only for domiciles of J&K.
Administration of UT of Jammu and Kashmir after revocatin of Article 370 has issued an order that demarcates new domicile rules for UT of J&K and reserves the government jobs for the domiciles of J&K.
The order which sets the recruitment guidelines for the government jobs in Jammu & Kashmir by demarcating fresh domicile rules reads as;
- Anyone who has resided for a period of 15 years in the UT of J&K, or
Anyone who has studied for a period of seven years and appeared in Class 10th /12th examination in an educational institution located in the UT of J&K, or
- Anyone who is registered as a migrant by the Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner (Migrants) shall be deemed to be domicile.
The Children of Central Govt. officials, All India Services, PSUs, autonomous body of Centre, Public Sector Banks, officials of statutory bodies, Central Universities, recognized research institutes of Centre who have served in J&K for a total period of 10 years” will be declared domiciles and would be eligible for all the Gazetted and non-Gazetted posts, Class IV posts of the Government.
The provisions shall apply to reservation for domiciles in all the Gazetted and non-Gazetted posts, Class IV posts of the Government.
The domicile status also applies to “children of such residents of J&K who reside outside J&K in connection with their employment or business or other professional or vocational reasons but their parents should fulfil any of the conditions provided”.
So, initially only class-IV jobs which are reserved for the permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir and any other Government jobs in Jammu and Kashmir were open to all who could have secured domicile certificate in the above listed categories.
After the amendment the above crossed clauses stand cancelled.