JK SET 2023: Exam Date, Admit Card(Soon), JKSET Notification

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JK SET 2023 Notification was released by the University of Jammu on April 24, 2023. Candidates who are glued to the internet to know exam-related updates can check the official website of the University of Jammu. JK SET is popularly known as Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test. It is an eligibility test that is conducted annually for shortlisting eligible candidates for the post of Assistant professor. 

As per the official source, JKSET 2023 exam date is scheduled for 01 October, 2023. The exam will be conducted at three locations across the state of Jammu. Candidates who have submitted their application form can download the JK SET Admit Card 2023 from the official website of Jammu University. It is a great opportunity for candidates who are preparing to be assistant professors at the University of Jammu. In this blog, we have mentioned entire details about the JKSET application, eligibility, results, etc.

Name of the exam Jammu & Kashmir State Eligibility Test
Conducting Body University of Jammu
Exam Type State Level Examination
Mode of application Online
Application Fees INR 1100 
Mode of exam Offline
Language English, Vernacular
Frequency of conduct Once a year
Duration of exam 3 hrs
JKSET 2023 Exam Date 1 October 2023
Official Website http://www.jammuuniversity.ac.in/

JKSET 2023 Exam Dates

Candidates can note down the JKSET 2023 Exam Dates so they do not miss any events. They can find all the important dates in the table mentioned below.

Events JK SET 2023 Exam Dates
JKSET 2023 Notification Announced 24 April 2023
Application Process Begins 5 May 2023
JKSET Last Date of application  6 June 2023
JK SET 2023 Admit Card Release Date 20 September 2023
JKSET Exam 2023 Date 01 October 2023
Answer Key Release Date To Be Announced
JKSET Result 2023  To Be Announced
Cut off Release Date To Be Announced

JK SET 2023 Application

The JK SET application form 2023 window was open between 5 May 2023 to 6 June 2023. Candidates submitted the form on the official website. They followed the step by step process mentioned below to sucessul registration. Keep in mind, your application may get rejected if you missed any step. Check the steps mentioned below.

How to Apply For JK SET 2023?

To avoid mistakes in their application, candidates must follow the step-by-step instruction mentioned below. 

  • Visit Jammu University’s official website.
  • On the homepage, click the ‘JKSET Application Form link’.
  • Register for a new account.
  • After registering successfully, a login ID and password will be generated, which must be saved for future access.
  • Candidates must log in using their login credentials after successfully registering.
  • Complete the form with your name, date of birth, gender, address, and other details.
  • Pay the JKSET application fee by using an online payment method including Credit/Debit Card, UPI, and Net Banking.
  • Upload all essential documents, including the candidate’s photo and signatures.
  • Click the ‘Submit’ button. 

Application Fees

The JKSET application fee for the exam must be paid online with a credit card, debit card, or net banking. The application fees that are required to be paid are mentioned below.

General INR 1100
Transgender/SC/ST/PwD candidates INR 660
Note: JK SE Application Fee is not refundable.

JK SET 2023 Eligibility

To appear in the Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test, candidates need to fulfil the eligibility set for this. Educational qualification, age limit and other important requirements are mentioned in the official notification. Eligible candidates need to present the relevant documents at the time of document verification. Below we have mentioned the eligibility points that you should go through before submitting the JKSET 2023 application form.

Age Limit

There is no age limit for appearing in the exam. Candidates who have completed the educational qualification can appear in the exam. Applicants of any age can appear for the exam.

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates should have a Master’s degree from a UGC-approved university.
  • Candidates must score at least 55% in postgraduation.
  • Applicants who belong to the reserved category (SC/ST/PwD/Transgender) can get a relaxation of 5% in the required score.
  • Candidates who have passed UGC NET exam before 1989 are not required to appear in the exam.

Also Read: SET Exam: Exam Dates (Out)

JK SET 2023 Exam Pattern

According to the JKSET exam pattern, there are two papers in the exam: Papers 1 and 2. In both papers, there are multiple-choice questions. The purpose of Paper 1 is to evaluate the candidate’s aptitude for teaching and research. It will be general. It will test the candidate’s capacity for reasoning and logic, comprehension, creative problem-solving, and general awareness. We have mentioned some relevant points that you should keep in mind.

  • The paper 1 test will have 50 multiple-choice questions (MCQs).
  • Paper 2 will have 100 mandatory objective-type questions. 
  • Each question carries two marks.
Paper Number of questions  Marks Duration 
Paper 1 50 100 60 minutes 
Paper 2 100 200 90 minutes 

JK SET 2023 Syllabus

The University of Jammu has created the JK SET syllabus 2023. The syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2 is different. The objective of topics mentioned in the Paper 1 syllabus is to examine candidates’ general awareness, reasoning skills, reading comprehension, and teaching/research aptitude. 

The JK SET Paper 2 syllabus, on the other hand, is based on the subject selected by the candidates and contains questions to examine domain knowledge. A total of 38 subjects are covered in Paper 2. Below we have mentioned some important topics covered in JK SET 2023 Syllabus. 

  • English
  • Computer Science & Applications
  • Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean, and Planetary Sciences
  • Economics
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Electronic
  • Education
  • Physical Science
  • Commerce
  • Geography

JKSET Admit Card 2023

Carrying a JK SET Admit card at the exam centre is mandatory for every applicant. Applicants who will submit the application form successfully can download the admit card from the official website of Jammu University. The exam conducting body will release the admit card 10 or 20 days before the exam date of the Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test.

Details mentioned on the Admit card

  • Name of the candidate
  • Candidate’s application number
  • Exam centre 
  • Location details of the JK SET centre
  • Reporting time
  • Exam day instructions

Also Read: NET Exam Pattern

JK SET 2023 Preparation Tips

You know very well that the JK SET exam is one of the top competitive exams for teaching jobs. Every year thousands of students apply for this exam. Having a well-planned study schedule and some preparation tips can make your work easy. Below, we have mentioned 5 tips to help you in the JKSET Preparation for this exam.

  1. Note Down Important Topics- Create a list of important topics of the exam by analysing the syllabus. Focus more on hard topics and cover them early.
  2. Collect Latest Information- Having the recent updates about the JKSET 2023 will help you to share your preparation. Keep tracking news to know about any announcements about the exam.
  3. Own Notes- Self Created notes play an important role in preparation. You can also do quick revisions when you need.
  4. Self-Evaluation-  Attempt mock tests and previous year’s papers to do a self-evaluation of your preparation.
  5. Revision- Finish your syllabus early, so you can have a decent time for revising.

JKSET Preparation Books

Candidates should choose the right set of preparation books for the JKSET exam. We have mentioned one book per subject in the table below. These books will help candidates to prepare notes for the exam.

Exam Subjects JK SET Preparation Books
GS Paper 1  Arihant Experts
Economics Economics By Upkar Publication
English UGC NET/SET English Literature by Arihant Experts
History Trueman’s UGC NET History by Promod Singh
Geography UGC NET/SET Geography Literature by Arihant Experts

JK SET Answer Key 2023

JKSET Answer key will be available on the official website after one week of the exam. Candidates can download the answer key to evaluate their performance before the announcement of results. They can predict the expected score with the help of an answer key released by the University of Jammu.

JK SET Result 2023 

The University of Jammu will release JK SET 2023 exam results soon after the exam. JK SET 2023 results will be available on the University of Jammu’s official website. By entering their User ID and Password, candidates may view their scores and rank. Candidates must also keep their JK SET scorecard for future reference until the admissions process is over.

How to Download the Results

  • Visit the official site
  • The candidate will be sent to a log-in page.
  • Enter your login information.
  • The JK SET 2023 result would be displayed on the screen upon login.
  • Print the result after downloading it.


What is JK SET Exam?

JK SET exam is also known as Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test. This test is annually conducted by the University of Jammu to shortlist eligible candidates for the post of Assistant Professor in a state-owned university.

When can i download JKSET Admit Card 2023?

Jammu University will release JK SET Admit Card 2023 on 20 September 2023. Candidates can download the admit card or hall ticket on the official website there only.

What are the JK SET eligibility criteria?

To submit the application candidates need to complete the below-mentioned JK SET Eligibility criteria:
(1) No upper age limit.
(2) Education- Candidates should have a master’s degree with at least a 55% score.

Is there any sectional time limit for the JK SET 2023 exam?

There will be no sectional time limit JK SET 2023 exam.

What is the time limit for JK SET 2023 exam?

Candidates get 60 minutes to complete paper 1 and 90 minutes for paper 2.

JK SET 2023 is of how many marks in total?

JK SET 2023 exam is of 300 marks in total. Paper 1 is 100, while paper 2 is 200 marks.

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