Jammu and Kashmir Polytechnic Entrance Test 2020

JKPET - Eligibility Criteria

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JKPET 2022 Eligibility Criteria - Age limit, Seat Reservation

Updated On - January 19 2022 by Anusha Pachauri

JKPET 2022 Eligibility Criteria must be fulfilled by the candidates who want to get the admission to Diploma in Polytechnic (for Engineering Course) at the state level in Jammu and Kashmir. The Jammu and Kashmir Polytechnic Entrance Test application form will be made available on the official website. Aspirants seeking to get enrolled must fill the form after confirming their eligibility. The entrance exam is conducted once every year at the State Level. The applicants must go through the complete article below to know about JKPET 2022 Eligibility Criteria.

JKPET 2022 Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates applying for admission to Diploma in Polytechnic Courses must fulfill the following eligibility conditions which are mentioned below:

Educational Qualification

The educational qualification details are as follows:

  • Must have passed Secondary School Examination (Intermediate or equivalent examination) from a recognised statutory Board/University/Institute.
  • The candidates appearing/appeared in the 10th class examination up to the last date of submission of online applications can also apply for the JK Polytechnic Entrance Test.
  • Must have obtained a minimum of 40% of marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination in case
    of General candidates (including Sports Category, CDP/JKPM).
  • Minimum 37% of marks in aggregate in the case of reserved category candidates (SC/ST/RBA/ALC/OSC) in the qualifying examination.
  • Should have passed Science and Math subjects in 10th class examination at the time of counselling and secured percentage of marks as given above. 

Age Criteria

The applying candidates must know that there is no upper age bar for appearing in the Entrance Test for admission to Polytechnic Courses, both in Private Colleges & Government.

General Criteria

Applying aspirants must be permanent residents of Jammu & Kashmir State.

Reservation Policy for JKPET 2022

The reservation of seats in the Government Polytechnics college shall be as under:

Seat Reservation for JKPET 2022
CategoriesReservation in Percentage
General Candidates 50
Scheduled Tribes8
 Scheduled Tribe, Gujjar & Bakerwal (STGB) 06 
 Scheduled Tribe, Leh District (STL) 02
 Scheduled Tribe, Kargil District (STK)02
 Other Scheduled Tribes (STO)01
Socially and Educationally Backward Classes 
 Weak and Under Privileged Classes, Social Castes (OSC02
 Residents of Backward Area (RBA)20
 Residents of Area Adjoining Actual Line of Control (ALC)03
Children of Defense Personnel (CDP) 03
Children of Para Military Forces and Stat Police Personnel (JKPM)01
Candidates possessing outstanding proficiency in Sports02
Note- There is no reservation provided to the applicants for PET by the Private colleges.


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