Tips for JK SET Preparation 2023 & Books

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JK SET Preparation

The University of Kashmir conducts the JKSET every year, aiming to select candidates interested in working as assistant professors and Junior Research Fellows in various institutes and schools within Jammu and Kashmir. To beat the tough competition of JKSET exam, it is important that candidates follow JK SET preparation tips suggested by experts.

The official notification for JK SET 2023 was released on April 24, 2023, by the University of Jammu. Aspiring candidates seeking updates regarding the examination can refer to the University of Jammu’s official website. The tentative date for the JKSET 2023 examination, as per official sources, is October 01, 2023. In this blog, we have mentioned preparation tips and books to help students.

Name of the examJammu & Kashmir State Eligibility Test
Conducting BodyUniversity of Jammu
Frequency of conductOnce a year
Mode of applicationOnline
Exam TypeState Level Examination
Mode of examOffline
Official Websitehttp://www.jammuuniversity.ac.in/

How to Prepare for JK SET 2023 

To succeed in the Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test, candidates should commence their preparation in a timely manner, considering the intense competition it entails. Below are some tips to enhance your exam performance:

  • Note important topics- Begin by thoroughly comprehending the JKSET syllabus. Create a list of important topics. Make a study plan according to that.
  • Understand Exam Pattern- It is the second most important part of exam preparation. Knowing every point of the JK SET exam pattern will help you to write effectively in the exam.
  • Choose Authentic Books- Refer to highly regarded textbooks recommended for the exam, as they offer a comprehensive understanding of the concepts and topics.
  • Make Notes in Own Language- Taking notes while studying is also advisable, as they prove beneficial during the revision phase.
  • Solve Previous Year Paper- Engaging in solving JK SET previous year question papers and sample papers serves as an excellent strategy to comprehend the exam pattern and become familiar with the types of questions asked.

Must Read: JKSET Previous Year Cut-off

Preparation Books for JK SET 2023

There are different books for Paper 1 and Paper 2 preparation. The subject-specific reference books are mentioned in the table given below: 

JK SET 2023 Reference Books Paper 1

The syllabus for JKSET is standardised for all candidates across the state. The following table presents the recommended books and author names for preparing for the JKSET exam. The books listed pertain to General Paper 1.

Book TitleName of the Author
Teaching Aptitude and Teaching AttitudeRPH Editorial Board
Teaching AptitudeAbha Malik
UGC NET/SET, JRF Paper 1 Teaching and Research AptitudeKVS Madaan

JKSET Reference Books For Paper 2 and Paper 3

The syllabus for Paper II and Paper III of the JKSET exam is identical for all prospective candidates. The table provided below displays the books and authors associated with the subjects covered in the JKSET test for papers II and III. Paper II consists of objective-based questions, while Paper III involves broader answer-type questions.

Name of SubjectJKSET Papers II and III Books
Chemical ScienceChemistry Made Easy by NEDU
Arab Culture and Islamic StudiesIslamic Studies by Dr Muheeb Ahad and Dr Khalid Hussain
Computer Science and ApplicationComputer Knowledge by Disha Experts
CommerceCommerce Book for Competitive Exams and Olympiads by Yuvraj Bhalla
EducationB.Ed-Contemporary India and Education by Dr Birbal Saha
EconomicsObjective Economics by Sanjay Kumar
EnglishWren and Martin, by PC Wren
ManagementFinance and Management-Ishwar C DhingraMohit Agarwal’s Management by Arihant Publication
Mass Communication and JournalismJournalism and Mass Communication by RPH Editorial Board
Mathematical SciencesJoint CSIR/UGC/NET: Mathematical Sciences by RPH Editorial BoardCSIR/UGC/NET byAnshuman Suraj Singh and Dr. Pawan Sharma


What is the ideal time for JK SET Preparation?

It is recommended to start preparing for JKSET 2023 at least six months in advance to have sufficient time for thorough preparation and revision.

How can I effectively manage my time while preparing for JKSET 2023?

(1) Focus on creating a study schedule that allocates time for each subject based on their weightage in the exam.
(2) Prioritize topics based on your strengths and weaknesses, and make sure to dedicate enough time for regular practice and revision.
These are the two important practice for JK SET preparation.

Is there any resource available for practising JKSET 2023 exams?

Yes, there are various resources available for practising JKSET 2023 exams.
(1) You can find online platforms that offer mock tests specifically designed for JKSET preparation.
(2) Solve the previous year’s question papers & sample papers.

Hopefully, the information provided in this blog will help you pave your way toward greater educational success. For more such updates, keep an eye on Leverage Edu

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