JKSET 2021: Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern, Admit card, Result

Exam Date : March 14, 2021
Result Date : April 5, 2021

JK SET stands for Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test, which is a state-level entrance examination conducted to recruit assistant professors in various universities and colleges of Jammu Kashmir. This examination is conducted once in a year by the University of Kashmir, based on 37 different subjects. If you wish to work as a Professors and Assistant Professors in Jammu Kashmir colleges, then read below for more information on the JK SET 2021 Exam.

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What is the JK SET?

  • About JK SET 2021: Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test (JKSET) is a State Eligibility Test conducted by the University of Kashmir. Candidates willing to work as an Assistant Professor in various colleges and universities in the state Jammu and Kashmir can apply for JKSET.

  • Conducting Authority: Before 2012 Jammu University was the Nodal Agency to conduct the JK-SET but, after 2012 it is the University of Kashmir which is the conducting authority of JKSET.

  • Level: JKSET is a State Level examination conducted for the candidates who are willing to opt their career as Assistant Professor in the colleges and universities of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Frequency: JKSET is conducted once in a year under the supervision of the University of Kashmir.

  • Exam Paper: JKSET will be conducted in 3 papers, Paper I, Paper-II and Paper III.

    • Paper-I will have 60 questions and 50 questions are to be attempted, the exam will be conducted for 1 hour, Paper I is for 100 marks.

    • Paper-II will have 50 questions and all the questions are compulsory, the exam will be conducted for 1 hour, Paper-II is for 100 marks.

    • Paper III will have 75 questions and all the questions are mandatory to attempt, the exam will be conducted for 2 hours 30 mins, Paper III is for 150 marks

  • Counselling Process: Based on candidates qualifying marks the counselling process will be carried out.


JK SET 2021 Highlights

The following table shows the important highlights of the JKSET 2021 Exam.

Exam Name

Jammu Kashmir State Eligibility Test

Acronym

JKSET

Conducting Body

University of Kashmir

Level

State

Category

Assistant Professor

Frequency

Once in Year

Duration

Paper I: 1 hour and Paper II: 1 hour and Paper III: 2 hours 30 mins

Question Type

Multiple Choice Question

Official Website

JK SET 2021

Helpline Number

0194-2272170, 2420405, 2420570, 2420078


JK SET 2021 Notification

The University of Kashmir conducts entrance exam for recruiting Professors in various colleges and universities of Jammu Kashmir which is called JK SET 2021 Exam i.e. Jammu Kashmir State Eligibility Test. The University of Kashmir issues a notification every year before the exam. The JK SET Notification has important information about the exam like eligibility, age criteria, application form details and dates. Candidates can visit the official website of the conducting authority to check the JK SET 2021 Notification.

JK SET 2021 Recruitment

The JK SET 2021 Recruitment is done based on the scores obtained by the candidate in the JK SET 2021 Exam. The JK SET 2021 Exam consists of three papers. Candidate has to pass all the three stages of the exam in order to get selected. Upon selection, candidates will get to work as Assistant Professor in different colleges and universities across the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

JK SET 2021 Important Dates (Tentative)

Events Dates (Tentative)
JK SET 2021 Application Form Start Date December 14, 2020
JK SET 2021 Application Form End Date December 31, 2020
JK SET 2021 Admit Card Availability March 1, 2021
JK SET 2021 Exam Date March 14, 2021
JK SET 2021 Results April 5, 2021

JK SET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The JKSET 2021 Eligibility Criteria is structured by the University of Kashmir. Candidates must make sure to fulfil all the eligibility criteria for JKSET #yearbefore proceeding to the JKSET 2021 Application form. Applicants must go through the JKSET 2021 Eligibility Criteria listed below for appearing in the entrance exam as issued by University of Kashmir–

  • You must have a UGC recognized Master’s degree with at least 55% marks and 50% for reserved category If you are appearing in the final year then you can take up the exam.

  • If you are having a PhD degree and completed a Master’s degree before 19th September 1991 will be eligible for 5% relaxation in qualifying exam marks.

  • You are advised to apply for the subject of your Master’s degree only.

  • It is not necessary for you to be a permanent resident of the Jammu and Kashmir state.

  • There is no minimum upper age limit for applying for JKSET 2021.

The below table can be noted down by the candidates to know aout JKSET 2021 Eligibility Criteria.

Age Limit

No Upper age limit

Education Qualification

Passed Postgraduate with 55% marks (General Category) and 50% Marks (Reserved Category)


JK SET 2021 Application Form

  • Application Form for JKSET 2021 will be available Online on the Official Website.

  • You can submit the application form Online.

  • Application form without the application fee paid will not be accepted.

  • You will have to provide your personal details, academic details and contact details in the application form.

  • You will have to upload a scanned copy of recent passport size photo and signature in the application form.

  • You will also need to choose the subject and preferable exam centre for writing JK SET 2021.

  • After filling the application form you have to submit the application fee only via online method.

Steps to fill the Application Form

  • Visit the Official Website and check for the Application form link.

  • Click on the Application form link and fill all the required details.

  • Upload the Scanned copy of your recent photo and the signature.

  • Fill all the details correctly and make the application fee payment.

  • Application form fee can be paid online through Net banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card.

  • Take the printout of the application form after the successful submission for future references.

The  Application Fee varies for candidates belonging to different categories, as designed by the examination conducting authority. JKSET 2021 Application Fee is tabulated below.

Mode of Application

Online

Application Fee

General: INR 1000

RBA/ALC: INR 800

WUP: INR 700

SC/ST/PWD/CGB: INR 600


JK SET 2021 Admit Card

  • You can download the Admit Card from the official website.

  • Download the admit card and Take the printout of the same.

  • Check for all the details on the Admit card is correct.

  • Admit card will be available a week prior to the exam.

  • Admit card is a mandatory document to be carried to the examination hall.


JK SET 2021 Exam Pattern

  • JK SET 2021 will be conducted Offline, and the questions will be multiple choice based questions.

  • JK SET 2021 will be conducted in 3 papers. Paper I, Paper-II and Paper III.

    • Paper, I will have 60 questions and 50 questions are to be attempted, the exam will be conducted for 1 hour, Paper I is for 100 marks.

    • Paper-II will have 50 questions and all the questions are compulsory, the exam will be conducted for 1 hour, Paper-II is for 100 marks.

    • Paper III will have 75 questions and all the questions are mandatory to attempt, the exam will be conducted for 2 hours 30 mins, Paper III is for 150 marks.

To understand JKSET 2021 Exam Pattern in a more simpler way, candidates can refer to the below given table.

Type of Exam

Offline

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Question

Medium

English

Duration

Paper I: 1 hour, Paper II: 1 hour and Paper III: 2 hours

Total Marks

350

Marking Scheme

2 marks for each correct answer and no negative marking


JK SET 2021 Syllabus

  • Syllabus varies from subject to subject, you are advised to visit the official website to know about the syllabus for each subject.

  • There are 37 different subjects and 1 general paper, and the selection of the subject depends upon the subject studied in Post Graduation.

The list of subjects for JKSET 2021 Syllabus is tabulated below. Applicants are highly advised to go through in order to prepare for the examination.

General Paper

Chemical Sciences

Mathematical Science

Physical Science

Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian

Commerce

Computer Science & Application

Dogri

Economics

Education

Electronic Science

English

Environmental Sciences

Geography

Hindi

History

Home Science

Kashmiri

Earth, Ocean, & Planetary Sciences

Life Science

Sociology

Urdu

Psychology

Punjabi

Law

Library & Information

Linguistics

Management

Mass Communication & Journalism

Music

Persian

Philosophy

Arab Culture & Islamic Studies

Arabic

Physical Education

Political Science

Sanskrit

Social Work


JK SET 2021 Results

  • After completion of JKSET 2021, the results will be announced in the Official Website.

  • You can visit the official website and check for the results.

  • Download the Marks sheet and take the printout of the same for future references.

  • Minimum Passing criteria are as follows:

Category/ Paper

Paper I

Paper-II

Paper III

General Candidates

40%

40%

40%

ST/OBC/SC/PWD Candidates

35%

35%

35%

JKSET Contact Information

Address: J&K SET Agency, University of Kashmir,
Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006

Email ID: [email protected]

Phone Number: 0194-2272170,2420405,2420570,2420078

Related Exams

  1. Kerala State Eligibility Test
  2. Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET)
  3. Uttarakhand SET
  4. MH SET
  5. TSSET

Frequently Asked Questions

JKSET will be conducted in 3 papers, Paper I, Paper-II and Paper III.

  • Paper-I will have 60 questions and 50 questions are to be attempted, the exam will be conducted for 1 hour, Paper I is for 100 marks.
  • Paper-II will have 50 questions and all the questions are compulsory, the exam will be conducted for 1 hour, Paper-II is for 100 marks.
  • Paper III will have 75 questions and all the questions are mandatory to attempt, the exam will be conducted for 2 hours 30 mins, Paper III is for 150 marks

The conducting body does not specify any upper age limit for candidates applying for the examination.

The application fee for various categories is as mentioned below

  • General: INR 1000
  • RBA/ALC: INR 800
  • WUP: INR 700
  • SC/ST/PWD/CGB: INR 600

The marking scheme followed in JK SET is as mentioned: 2 marks for each correct answer and no negative marking

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