Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test 2020

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JKSET Syllabus 2021: Download Subject-Wise Syllabus PDF

Updated On - January 12 2021 by Sakshi Sharma

JK SET Syllabus 2021 will be released by the University of Kashmir online along with the announcement for application & exam date. Those who are seeking to apply for Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test must know its syllabus as it gives an idea about topics from which questions will be framed from each subject. The syllabus for this is based on UGC/CSIR-UGC NET. This exam is organised to check the eligibility of the candidate's post of Lecturers or Assistant Professors. Candidates can go through below article to know JKSET detailed syllabus 2021.

JKSET Syllabus 2021

The syllabus for JK SET is the same as that of UGC NET/SET and CSIR SET/NET. Apart from this, there are 38 different subjects syllabus provided. Candidates can get the download link for JK SET syllabus below. 

JK SET Exam Pattern 2021

After the JK SET syllabus, candidates can check the exam pattern hearby;

Exam Pattern
Exam modeOffline exam
Type of questionsObjective type questions(MCQ)
Number of PapersThere are 03 papers 
Maximum number of questions185 questions
Marks for the exam350 marks
Distribution of questions
PaperQuestionsMarksTime Allotted
Paper 160 (50 to be attempted)1001 ¼ hours
Paper 250 (All Compulsory)1001 ¼ hours
Paper 375 (All Compulsory)1502 ½ hours
Marking Scheme
For correct answer+2 marks
For incorrect answerNo penalty

JKSET 2021 Preparation Tips

There is no shortcut to go about the preparations for the Jammu & Kashmir SET 2020 exam. The syllabus must be followed for a proper strategy of preparation. Here are some important preparation tips:

  • Have a study plan before starting preparations. In the study plan, for each subject set a schedule. Divide the time in a way that each subject is covered before the exam.
  • Collect learning resources at first. Get previous year papers, sample papers, mock tests, etc. and practice all regularly.
  • With the help of previous year papers, candidates can get an idea of the type of questions asked and it will he;p in improving the speed. 
  • Solve mock tests to improve time management skills and improve the number of good attempts.

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