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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    3 hours
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
  • Total No. of Questions
    180 Questions
  • No. of Sections
    Maths/Biology - 60 Questions Physics, Chemistry - 120 Questions
  • Medium of the exam
  • Marking Scheme
    +1 mark for each correct answer -0.25 mark for each wrong answer
Events Dates
Availability of online application form March 17, 2022
Last date for application form submission April 21, 2022
Edit Application Form and Upload Documents May 7, 2022
Release of Admit card 1st week of May 2022
Exam date Postponed
Publication of answer key 3rd week of June 2022
Grievance against the answer key 4th week of June 2022
Result announcement 1st week of July 2022
Commencement of Counselling 3rd week of July 2022
Closing of admission To be notified
Eligibilty Criteria

The eligibility criteria of JKCET 2022 consist of the requirements that the candidates need to meet before applying for the exam. JKCET 2022 eligibility criteria have to be checked before registration since ineligible candidates may get disqualified. The official JKCET eligibility criteria have been listed below:

JKCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

  • Age Limit – Candidates should be at least 17 years old as of December 31, 2022. There is no upper age bar.
  • Domicile - The candidates should be permanent residents of J&K state.
  • Education Qualification – Should have qualified 10+2th (or equivalent) examination from a recognized statutory Board/University. Those candidates who will be appearing for the qualifying examination in 2022 will also be allowed to participate. English. Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics should have been studied and qualified by the candidates.
  • Minimum Marks Required – At least 50% marks should have been secured in the qualifying exam by the candidates belonging to Open Merit including the Children of Defence Personnel, Children of ParaMilitary Forces, and Children of State Police Personnel, and candidates possessing outstanding proficiency in Sport in the qualifying exam. For SC/ST and other Socially and Educationally Backward Classes candidates, the marks required is 40%.
Exam Pattern

JKCET 2022 exam will be conducted in an offline mode i.e. pen and paper-based. JKCET 2022 Exam Pattern will consist of two papers i.e. Paper 1 which is a combined exam for Physics and Chemistry and Paper 2 for Biology or Mathematics as per the candidate’s stream.

  • The type of questions is – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • One will be awarded 1 mark for every correct answer.
  • A negative marking of 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
Name of the Stream Paper Subject No. of Questions Exam Duration
PCM & PCB A Physics, Chemistry (Common Paper) 120 2 hours
Medical B Biology 60 1 hour
Non-Medical C Mathematics 60 1 hour



Candidates who manage to clear the exam would become eligible for JKCET 2022 Counselling process based on the merit list.

  • Candidates who will qualify for the exam will get their counselling letter online after logging into the candidate’s portal.
  • No separate counselling letter will be sent by post.
  • Candidates must make a payment of INR 500 for the counselling process.
  • They must bring all the original documents on the day of counselling.
  • In the counselling, process candidates must give their preferences for college and course. The selection of candidates for admission will be based on the candidate’s merit list admission.

Given below are the important documents required in the counselling process.

  • Reserved Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Marks certificate of the qualifying examination issued by the concerned Board
  • Matriculation or equivalent examination certificate as proof of Date of Birth
  • Certificate of permanent residence