Jammu and Kashmir, the place people acknowledge as heaven. With its serene mountains and beautiful landscape, J&K has always been a tourism hub. A lot of tourist attractions are nurtured in this territory and hence the tourism industry here is really prosperous. Nevertheless, one thing that is really required and has always been a priority for the natives and migrants alike. That thing is good governance. Therefore it is now the time for the J&K citizens to act and vote for a government that they prefer and the leaders that solve their grievances along with formulating developmental policies. The organization/office that is in charge of ensuring large scale voter registration in Jammu and Kashmir is known by the name, election commission of J&K or simply CEO J&K. Assembly Elections in J&K are soon going to commence. Therefore, all the people and migrants from J&K must pull up their socks and ensure that they are registered voters. Voting is the need of the hour, your voter id card is your staircase to change, prosperity and development of J&K. Hence, in this article we would guide you about the online application process to become a voter in Jammu and Kashmir, which would in turn enable you to cast your vote in the coming J&K assembly elections. The online portal that helps you register as a voter in J&K is www.ceojk.nic.in Apart from online voter id card registration you can also perform the following tasks on this website: –
- Download J&K voter lists.
- Search your name in Jammu and Kashmir’s electoral rolls.
- File public grievances.
- Know your Booth Level Officer.
- Access the list of claims and oblections.
- Know the voter helpline numbers.
- Stay updated with all the latest releases and news from CEO J&K.
- Know more about the candidates contesting assembly elections.
- Know about the dates and the schedule for the latest elections.
How to Apply Online on CEO J&K Website
To cast your vote in the coming J&K assembly elections, you need to be registered voter and have your name in the voter list of your constituency. You can apply online for inclusion of your name to the voter list. To do so, just visit www.ceojk.nic.in which is the official website of the Chief Election Officer’ office in Jammu and Kashmir. On the website’s homepage, you can easily see the option ‘Online Registration‘(on the right side of the page). You simply have to click it. Then you would be taken to the CEO J&K website login page, where you have to enter your username and password along with the security verification answer(very easy arithmetic sum). After this you can click ‘login‘, which in turn would give you access to the online version of the voter registration form no. 6. If, however, you are not already a registered user on the CEO J&K website, you can click the ‘New User! Sign Up!‘ option present on the login page, to register yourself and hence receive the login details required to access the online voter registration form in Jammu and Kashmir. Once you click ‘New User! Sign Up!’, you would be taken to the registration page. To register, you simply have to provide your correct and valid mobile phone number and solve the security verification sum. After click register, you would then instantly receive the password on the mobile number you entered. You can then go back to the ‘Online Registration‘ page on the CEO J&K website and enter your username and password to access the online form for voter id card registration. You can then fill the form online(remember to fill in all the mandatory fields completely and correctly) and upload the required documents(not mandatory) along with the passport size photographs. After clicking ‘Submit’, you would be provided a unique application id, which you have to retain for future reference and status checking of your voter id card application in Jammu and Kashmir. Here is a quick video from the VoterIDCard.org.in YouTube Channel that would illustrate the above mentioned application steps for new voter in J&K: –
How to Download CEO J&K Voter Lists?
If you wish to access the J&K electoral rolls to search your or your family’s name in them, you can very well download these voter lists from the CEO website i.e ceojk.nic.in To do so, just visit the mentioned web address. On the home page, you would find an option that says ‘Download Electoral Rolls‘. Upon clicking this option, you would be taken to a page where you have to select: –
- Report Type. That is, whether you wish to download AC wise or PS wise electoral rolls of Jammu and Kashmir.
- Language. You can choose the language in which you want to view the electoral rolls. You can choose between English, Hindi or Urdu.
Once you select the desired options, you would have to select the district and PS/AC whose voter lists you wish to access. Then just click on ‘Get Report’ to receive the desired Jammu and Kashmir electoral roll.
How to Check Name in J&K Voters’ List?
You can also simply search your name in the J&K voter list of your constituency, by clicking in the option ‘Search Your Name‘ on the CEO J&K website. In this way, you don’t need to download the voter list itself but you can simply check whether your name exists in the voter list of your constituency in Jammu and Kashmir, by entering your voter details on the search page. After you enter the following details on the search page, the servers of CEO J&K would search your details and show you the results that would help you confirm the presence of your name. The details you need to enter, to search your name are: –
- Language(Choose from English, Hindi or Urdu). Please note that Hindi search is only valid for Udhampur, Samba, Kathua, Udhampur and Reasi districts.
- District Name(Optional).
- Assembly Constituency(Optional)
- Polling Station(Optional).
- Name/Part of name starting with OR J&K Voter ID Card Number(An is a many one of these is mandatory).
Enter these along with the security verification captcha and then click ‘Search’, the system would instantly perform your name search in the Jammu and Kashmir voter lists.