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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    JKSET Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    Paper-I 1 Hour 15 minutes Paper-II 1 Hour 15 minutes Paper-III 2 Hour 30 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
  • No. of Papers
  • Total Marks
    350 (Paper 1 + Paper 2 + Paper 3)
  • Total No. of Questions
    There are a total of 185 questions asked in the exam.
  • Medium of the exam
  • Marking Scheme
    2 marks will be given for each correct answer. There is no negative marking.
  • Exam Dates
    March 2023
Eligibilty Criteria

Before proceeding to the JKSET Application form for the year 2022, all the candidates are requested to go through the eligibility criteria for JKSET 2022 specified by the conducting body (University of Kashmir) itself, in order to avoid any further issues.

The first and foremost thing is that the candidates do not need to be permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir. Applicants from any state can apply for the JKSET 2022.

JKSET Eligibility Criteria: Required Academic Qualifications

  • All the candidates must hold a UGC recognized Master’s Degree with a minimum of 55% marks for the General Category and 50% marks for the reserved category candidates.
  • Candidates who are currently pursuing or appearing for the Master are also eligible to apply for JKSET 2022.
  • Applicants who have completed their PG and appearing in a PhD program will get a relaxation of 5% marks, which means they are now required to get only 50% marks rather than 55% as specified above.
  • Candidates who have already qualified for the SLET/UGC/NET/CSIR JRF exams must not show up for JKSET 2022.
  • All the Candidates must apply for that particular subject only that they attended during their post-graduate degree.

Note: There are no such upper age limit criteria specified by the authorities for the JKSET 2022.

Exam Pattern

Knowing the test pattern for a state-level examination is a must for all the candidates in order to ace it.

  • Medium of JKSET is English
  • There are a total of 3 papers - Paper I, Paper-II, Paper-III
  • The exam is conducted in offline mode.
  • The type of questions asked in the JKSET is MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
  • There is a total marks is 350 Marks
  • There are a total of 185 questions asked in the exam.
  • 2 marks will be given for each correct answer.
  • There is no negative marking.

The exam pattern has been shown in the following table:

Paper Number of Question Total Marks Duration
Paper -I 60 (out of which only 50 are compulsory) 100 Marks 1 Hour 15 minutes
Paper -II 50 (all are compulsory) 100 Marks 1 Hour 15 minutes
Paper -III 75 (all are compulsory) 150 Marks 2 Hour 30 minutes
Total 350 Marks

The syllabus of exams varies from subject to subject as there are a total of 37 subjects. So, candidates are requested to check the in-detail syllabus on the official website itself.

  1. For the Jammu & Kashmir State Eligibility Test 2022, there are 37 subjects in all.
  2. In addition to this, one general paper is also conducted
  3. The selection of the subject is based on the subject studied during Post Graduation by the candidates.
JKSET Subjects

List of Subjects for JKSET 2022

Here find the list of all 37 subjects for the JKSET 2022.

  1. Mathematical Science
  2. Chemical Sciences
  3. Physical Science
  4. Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian
  5. Commerce
  6. Computer Science & Application
  7. Dogri
  8. Economics
  9. Education
  10. Electronic Science
  11. English
  12. Environmental Sciences
  13. Geography
  14. Hindi
  15. History
  16. Home Science
  17. Kashmiri
  18. Earth, Ocean, & Planetary Sciences
  19. Life Science
  20. Urdu
  21. Sociology
  22. Punjabi
  23. Psychology
  24. Law
  25. Library & Information
  26. Management
  27. Linguistics
  28. Mass Communication & Journalism
  29. Arab Culture & Islamic Studies
  30. Persian
  31. Arabic
  32. Political Science
  33. Physical Education
  34. Social Work
  35. Sanskrit
  36. Music
  37. Electronic Science

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