Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test 2020


Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test

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JKSET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 800
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Courses:Ph.D. ENG, PhD COM
  • Streams:Engineering, Commerce

JK SET 2022: Exam Date, Syllabus, Pattern, Admit Card

Updated On - February 24 2023 by Akriti Maurya

JK SET 2023 will be conducted in July 2023. The official notification for JK SET 2023 has not been released by the official authority. The admit card for JK SET 2023 will be available on the official website. Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test will be conducted by the University of Kashmir. This exam is conducted once every year at the State Level to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Lecturers or Assistant Professors. Candidates are advised to submit the application form before the last date. The exam will be conducted in thirty-seven subjects. The candidates must carefully fill out their applications on or before the last date. Also, the candidates must ensure their eligibility before they apply for the exam. The candidates can refer to this article to know all about JKSET 2023 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling, etc.

JK SET 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the JK SET 2023 exam status from the below table:


Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test 2023 Status

Exam on 24th July 2023

Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test 2023 Status

To be announced soon

Latest Updates

  • JKSET  2023 will be conducted on 24th July 2023. The admit card shall be made available for download in July 2023 onwards.

JK SET 2023 Important Dates

Applicants can check here under JK SET 2023 schedule: 
JKSET/ JSLET 2023-22 Schedule
Dates (Announced)

Date of Issue of notification for JK SET (2023-22)

10 December 2023

Commencement of online Application

20 December 2023

Last date for Applying Online

20 January 2023

Availability of Editing/Correction option in the Online Application Form on the website (No requests for corrections in the Application Form shall be entertained after 24-01-2023)

22 January 2023 to 24 January 2023

Allotment of Roll Nos and Centers/sub-centers of examination & Availability of Admit Card on website.

July 2023

Date of Test
24th july 2023

JK SET 2023 Exam Pattern

All the applicants must have complete information about JKSET Exam Pattern 2023. This information will help the candidates to get an idea about the structure of the question paper and hence score good marks in the exam. Following are the details about the JKSET 2023 exam pattern:
  • JK SET Question paper will be in English.
  • JK SET exam will comprise of 3 papers (Paper 1, Paper 2, and Paper 3).
  • Each question will be carrying 2 marks.
  • All the papers will be containing multiple-choice questions.
  • The details about all the 3 papers of JKSET test are provided hereby:
PaperTotal questionTotal MarksDuration
Paper-I6010075 minutes
Paper-II5010075 minutes
Paper-III75150150 minutes

JK SET 2023 Syllabus

The candidates should be familiar with the JK SET Syllabus 2023. This will help the candidates to know what topics they still need to study and hence cover all the topics on time before the exam. Following are the details about JKSET Syllabus:

  • Teaching/ Research Aptitude
  • Electronic Science
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geography
  • Hindi
  • History
  • General Paper
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Mathematical Science
  • Physical Science
  • Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science & Application
  • Dogri
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Home Science
  • Library & Information
  • Linguistics
  • Management
  • Mass Communication & Journalism
  • Music
  • Persian
  • Philosophy
  • Arab Culture & Islamic Studies
  • Arabic
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Sanskrit
  • Social Work

Candidates are advised to practice questions from all the important topics related to the subjects and must practice Multiple Choice Questions related to the concerned topics.

JKSET 2023 Preparation Tips

Following preparation tips will help the candidates to prepare for the exam and hence get the qualifying marks in this test:

  • Make a proper timetable and follow it properly.
  • Besides this, candidates need to make short notes of all the topics which will help in revising all the topics quickly before the few days of the exam.
  • Previously studied topics must be regularly revised.
  • Candidates must eat healthy food and thereby avoid junk food.
  • Stress must be avoided and meditation or yoga can be practised to manage the same.
  • Furthermore, candidates must stay focused on academics.

JK SET 2023 Admit Card

All the candidates must have complete information about JK SET Admit Card 2023 so that they can download their admit card on time. Following are the details about JKSET call letter 2023:

  • Hall Ticket will be released by the University of Kashmir online on its official website.
  • All the applicants will need to download their admit card themselves. 
  • The University will not be responsible for sending the admit card through any means.
  • Candidates must not forget to carry their admit card with them, otherwise, they will not be allowed to appear in the JK SET entrance test 2023.
  • Admit Card must be kept carefully as it will be required in the future during the admission process.

JK SET 2023 Answer Key 

Once the examination process is over, the University of Kashmir releases the official JKSET 2023 answer key for the exam via online mode. It can be downloaded from the official website of J & K agency. The university first releases the provisional answer key. If the candidates are dissatisfied with the key released then they can submit the objection via email – [email protected]. After the recruitment, a final answer key releases based on which final marks for the preparation of the result are calculated.

JK SET 2023 Result

Following are the details about JK SET Result 2023:

  • The University of Kashmir will declare the result after the exam has been successfully conducted.
  • The qualifying marks for JKSET is 40% marks in Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 3 separately
  • Candidates can go to the official website and check their JKSET Result 2023.
  • Furthermore, the result will be declared in the form of a merit list.
  • Besides this, the candidates who will get the minimum qualifying marks will have their names in the merit list.

JK SET 2023 Counselling

The candidates can go through this section to get important information about JKSET 2023 Counselling:

  • The counselling process will be conducted once the result has been declared on the official website of the University.
  • Only the candidates having their names in the merit list will be eligible to take part in the counselling.
  • Furthermore, candidates will have to take their documents with them for Document Verification Process on the counselling day.
  • Besides this, all the candidates must compulsorily be present on the counselling day.
  • No candidates will be entertained afterwards.
  • The counselling schedule will be updated on the official website.

JK SET 2023 Application Form

The candidates need to have complete information about JK SET Form 2023 so that they can fill all the details in the application form correctly and submit the JK SET Application Form 2023 before the last date. Following are the details about JKSET online application form:

  • The candidates can go to the official website of the University of Kashmir and then fill the online application form.
  • While filling the application form it will be important to provide all the personal and educational details. Candidates will also have to provide their email id and mobile number.
  • Besides this, they will also have to upload the scanned images of their signature and a passport-sized photograph.
  • Furthermore, applicants also need to select the course for which they want to appear in the JK SET exam and the exam centre according to their convenience.
  • Online applications must be submitted before the last date as applications will not be accepted after the last date for online application submission. 
  • No requests regarding submission of application form after the last date will be entertained.
  • Applications submitted without paying the application fee will not be accepted in any case.
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Maximum 500 kb

JK SET 2023 Application Fee

The information about the application fee to be submitted by the candidates belonging to various categories is mentioned in the table given below:

JK SET Application Fee 2023
CategoryAmount (in Rs)
General category

Rs. 1000

RBA (Residents of Backward Area)/ ALC (Resident of Area Adjoining to Actual Line of Control ) CategoryRs. 800
WUP CategoryRs. 700

SC/ST/CGB/PWD Category

Rs. 650

JK SET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates need to carefully read all the information given about JKSET Eligibility Criteria 2023. Also, they must make sure that they fill out the application form only after ensuring their eligibility for the JKSET exam 2023. Following are the details about JK SET Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates must have qualified their UGC exam from a recognized University.
  • Also, those who have completed their Ph.D. degree and have done their Master's on 19 September 1992 will be given a relaxation of 5% marks for appearing in the exam.
  • General Category candidates must have at least 55% marks whereas, those belonging to the Reserved category must have a score of at least 50% marks in Master’s Degree or they must have qualified any other equivalent exam from any UGC recognized institutions/ universities.
  • Besides this, applicants who have qualified either SLET/NET/CSIR JRF/ UGC exams do not need to appear in the JKSET entrance test.
  • The candidate does not need to be a permanent resident of the Jammu and Kashmir state.
  • Furthermore, there is no upper age limit to apply for this exam.
  • Applicants must apply in their post-graduation subject only.

JK SET 2023 Reservation Criteria

Given below are the reservation criteria for admission to the University of Kashmir. Reservation criteria vary according to the candidate category:

JK SET 2023 Reservation Criteria
Name  of the category

Children of Gujjar & Bakerwals (CGB)






Differently-abled (PWD) – not less than 40% disability


Weak & Under Privileged Class/Social Caste (WUP)


Residents of Actual Line of Control (ALC)


Residents of Backward Area (RBA)


JK SET 2023 Highlights

The candidate can check the vital points regarding JKSET 2023 from the below-given table:

Exam Name

Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test 2023

Conducting BodyUniversity of Kashmir
Level of exam

State Level 

JK SET Official website
Application Link
Not started
Exam Purpose 

To recruit the eligible candidates for the post of Lecturers/Assistant Professors

University of Kashmir

The University of Kashmir is located on the western side of Dal Lake in Srinagar city. It has been awarded Grade "A+" by the NAAC. The University of Kashmir is situated at Hazratbal, Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir in 190006.

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JKSET Important Dates

Form Date20 Dec - 20 Jan 2023 (Tentative)
Admit card01 May 2023 (Tentative)
Result26 May 2023 (Tentative)

Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test Exam Pattern

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Form Start Date:

20 Dec 2022

Form End Date:

20 Jan 2023

The last date to submit the form was on 20 Jan 2023
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