Best Books for JKSSB Finance Accounts Assistant Exam


Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) has issued a recruitment announcement for the posts of Account Assistant with a total of 972 vacancies. In order to attain good ranking and to get recruited in the departments of JKSSB, one must have meticulous preparation. This exam is a lustrous recourse for all the graduates having domicile of Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory.

Exam Pattern

The selection process for the JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Exam will be conducted in a single stage i.e. Written exam (Objective Type). The exam pattern for the post of Accounts Assistant is as follows: 



General Knowledge with special reference to J&K UT


Accountancy and Bookkeeping


General English






General Economics


General Science


Knowledge of Computers




  • The Examination question paper will be set in English only and comprises multiple-choice questions (MCQ’s).
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer.
  • Tentative Answer Keys, will be issued on the website of the Board ( after the examination. Any declaration regarding Answer Keys received within the time limit fixed by the Board at the period of uploading of the Answer Keys will be evaluated and the verdict of the Board in this regard will be final. No imitation regarding Answer keys shall be entertained, afterwards.
  • Marks achieved by aspirants in the written examination will be formalised if obliged, to discern final merit and cut-off marks. 


General Knowledge with special reference to J&K UT

Current Events of National and International importance.

Political & Physical divisions of world & India.

Indian Culture, Heritage and Freedom Struggle/Movement.

Transport & Communication. 

Demography-Census, its features and functions.

Important Rivers & Lakes in India.

Weather, Climate, Crops, Means of Transport of India.

Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity. J&K UT a) History b) Economy c)Geography-(Weather, Climate, Crops, Rivers, Lakes, Flora, Fauna etc.) d) Heritage & Culture.

Important Tourist Destinations.

J&K Reorganisation Act, 2019.

Accountancy and Bookkeeping

Introduction to Financial Accounting and its terms. 

Accounting equation and Journal.

Voucher Approach in Accounting. 

Bank Reconciliation Statement.

Financial Management/Statements.

Partnership Accounts.

Ledger Accounts.

Cash Book, Financial Audit.

Elements of Double entry Book Keeping.

Trial Balance.

Trading Account.

Profit Loss Account and Balance Sheet.

Concept of Social Accounting, Social Audit and cash based single

system of accounting.

Public Financial Management System (PFMS).


Developments in Accounting

Indian Financial Management System. Taxation, Tax Laws- Direct, Indirect

Cost Management-Budgetary control

 General English


Rearranging of jumbled sentences 



ArticlesComprehension with blanks to be filled in with (Phrases, Pronouns and Homonyms / homophone).


Synonyms and antonyms

Pairs of words and their use in meaningful sentences Idioms and phrases.

Uses of Prepositions.

Active & Passive Voice


Primary and secondary data.

Methods of collecting Primary and Secondary Data

Preparation of questionnaires

Tabulation and compilation of Data

Measures of central Tendency

Theory of Probability

Theory of Attributes- Basic concepts and their applications.

Theory of Index Numbers: Tests of Index numbers- Wholesale and consumer price Index numbers.

Demography-Census, its features and functions.

Vital Statistics-Measures of fertility, Crude fertility rates, specific fertility rates, gross and net reproduction rates,Measures of Mortality.


Simple /Compound interest.

Linear equations with two variables.

 Permutations/ Combinations Binomial Theorem.

Limits Derivatives.

Set Theory- Basic Concepts and Applications.

 Relations and Functions

Matrices & Determinants


Coordinate & Three-dimensional Geometry


General Economics

Introduction of Economics- Basic concept and Principles.

Fiscal & Monetary Policy- Meaning, Scope and Methodology.

Theory of consumers demand using indifference curve technique.

Demand Analysis

Factor Pricing -Marginal productivity Theory & Ricardian Theory of Rent

Pricing under various forms of Market.

Factors of production & Laws of Production. 

Concept of Economic Growth and its Characteristics and measurement problems of developing economy 

Planningvs MarketEconomy.

Economic Reforms in India

Concept & Measurement of National Income.

 Role of RBI.

General Science

Newton's Laws of Motion, Mass, Weight, Acceleration, Velocity, Speed etc 

Electric Current, Power, Energy, Voltage.

Chemical Equation, types.

Metals, Non-metals- Physical & Chemical properties.

Various sources of energy; Conventional sources of energy; Biomass, wind energy. Non-conventional sources of energy (Solar energy, tidal energy)

Nutrition and its types, Respiration, Transportation of water, food and minerals in plants.

Vitamins- Diseases related to vitamin deficiency.

Communicable & Non-Communicable Diseases.

Ecosystem - Its components, Food chains and Food webs.

Environmental pollution. The ozone layer, its depletion, Greenhouse Effect.   

Knowledge of Computers

Basic Applications of Computer and its components. 

Fundamentals of computer sciences.

Concept of Open Source Technologies.

 Input & output Devices.

Operating system

Knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Powerpoint, PDF Internet and E-mail.

Concept of Computer Virus and Anti-Virus.

Hardware & Software, Elements of Computers Processing System Hardware, CPU, Peripherals, Storage Media, Software Definition, Role and Categories Firmware and Human-ware.

Role of Information Technology in Governance. 

Application Fees

  • Fee payable: Rs 350/- (Rs Three Hundred and Fifty only).
  • Fee can be paid only through online mediums i.e. Net Banking, Credit or Debit cards.

Suggested Books


  • JKSSB FINANCE ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT (2nd BIG EDITION) (12,990+ MCQ With Detailed Theory ) Cover Complete Syllabus.
  •  Also, Include 50 Practice Exam sets and 11 Previous Year Papers.

  • Model Paper (Solved): General Knowledge with special reference to J&K UT, statistics, General economics, Mathematics, knowledge of computers, Accountancy and bookkeeping, General Science, General English.
  • Publisher : Ramesh Publishing House; 2022nd edition (1 January 2021); Ramesh Publishing House, New Delhi., Language: English

  • The book is divided into 8 main sections and Separate section is allotted for Current Affairs.
  • Solved Question Paper of the Year 2014 is given to understand the exam pattern and Practice question sets for the revision of the concepts.
  • Detailed answers are procured for all the questions.
  • Publisher : Arihant Publications; 1st edition (25 February 2020), Language : English