JK SET Eligibility Criteria 2023: Qualification, Age Limit 

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JK SET Eligibility Criteria

The JK SET eligibility criteria for the upcoming examination of Jammu University have been made available for aspiring candidates on the official exam portal. Fulfilling the set eligibility requirements is mandatory for every candidate before applying for the JK SET 2023 examination. 

As the examination is one of the highly competitive SET examinations amongst students seeking the job of Assistant Professor across the colleges and universities in Jammu and Kashmir. Therefore, candidates are suggested to check this blog article to be aligned with the JK SET Eligibility Criteria 2023 in terms of qualifications and age to be ahead of the examination schedule. 

Particulars Relevant Details
Examination NameJammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test (JK SET) 2023
Conducting BodyJammu University
Exam Purpose Eligibility to Teach as an Assistant Professor across Jammu & Kashmir
Application DateMay 5th to June 11th 2023
Official Websitehttp://set.uok.edu.in/

Must Read: JK SET 2023: Notification (Out), Exam Date(Out), Application

JK SET Eligibility Criteria 2023

The JK SET examination authority has already notified about the eligibility requirements for the teaching recruitment examination for the aspirants. As the guidelines will notify about the educational and other qualification criteria. Therefore, candidates are suggested to go through the following eligibility guidelines mentioned before applying for the examination. 

Qualification Eligibility 

To be eligible to appear for the JK SET 2023 examination it is important to fulfil the following qualification criteria:

  • Candidates must hold a Master’s degree in the respective subject from a recognized university or institution. 
  • The subject of the Master’s degree should be one of the subjects enlisted in the list of JK SET subjects available on the official website.
  • The minimum qualifying percentage for different categories are as follows:
Caste CategoryMinimum Qualification Percentange 
Unreserved Category (UC)55%
SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Transgender Candidates50%

Also Read: JKSET Previous Year Question Papers: PDF Available

Age Limit

The age limit for candidates as per the JK SET 2023 eligibility criteria varies based on the category they belong to. The general category candidates should be within the age range of 18 to 32 years. However, relaxation is provided for reserved category candidates as follows:

Cast CategoryJK SET Age Limit 
SC/STThe upper age limit is relaxed by five years, making the maximum age limit 37 years.
OBCThe upper age limit is relaxed by three years, resulting in a maximum age limit of 35 years.
PWDThe upper age limit is relaxed by ten years. Hence, PWD candidates from the general category can apply until the age of 42

However, it is important to note that the age relaxation mentioned above from the JK SET eligibility criteria is applicable only to candidates from the Jammu and Kashmir region. Candidates from other states or union territories will be considered under the general category for age-limit purposes.


What qualifications are required to apply for the JK SET 2023?

The minimum qualification required to apply for the JK SET 2023 examination is 55% in relevant disciplines. While the qualifying marks for reserved categories are 50% in undergraduate courses. 

What is the purpose of JK SET?

Through the examination of JK SET, a candidate becomes eligible for recruitment in the position of assistant professor at any institution and university in Jammu and Kashmir.

What is the age limit for the general category in JK SET eligibility criteria?

The age limit to apply for the JK SET 2023 examination for the general category is 18 to 32 years.


The JK SET Eligibility Criteria 2023 serve as the first step of the ladder for candidates aspiring to become Assistant Professors in colleges and universities across Jammu and Kashmir through its examination. 

Hopefully, the information provided in this blog has been insightful for all aspiring candidates. For more updates related to JKSET 2023 or various Indian exams of your concern, follow the Indian Exam page of Leverage Edu.

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