JKSET 2024: Notification, Exam Date, Registration, Eligibility & Latest News

Jammu & Kashmir State Eligibility Test 2024 ( JK SET )

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Updated on Jan 24, 2024 16:04 IST

JK SET 2024 notification will be released soon by the University of Jammu. The JKSET notification 2024 will be released on the official website- www.jujkset.in. The JKSET application form 2024 will be released along with the notification. The last date to submit the JKSET 2024 application form and pay the application fee will be mentioned on the official notification itself. The JKSET application correction 2024 window be opened by the University after the closing of online application process. 

The State Eligibility Test (SET) is conducted for the Union Territories (UTs) of Jammu & Kashmir (JKSET) and Ladakh (LASET). The JKSET/ LASET 2024 is organised for a total of 39 subjects at three centres - Jammu, Srinagar and Leh. The JKSET/ LASET exam is held to determine the eligibility of a candidate for the Assistant Professor post in the universities and colleges of J&K and Ladakh.

What is JK SET?

Jammu & Kashmir State Eligibility Test (JK SET)/ Ladakh State Eligibility Test (LASET) is a state-level exam conducted to determine the eligibility of candidates for the post of Assistant Professor in universities and colleges of the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. The exam is organised once a year by the University of Jammu in 39 different subjects mentioned below:

General Paper (Paper-I) 

Home Science

Chemical Sciences

Kashmiri

Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences

Law

Life Sciences

Library & Information Science

Mathematical Sciences 

Linguistics             

Physical Sciences 

Management

Arab Culture & Islamic Studies 

Mass Communication & Journalism

Arabic    

Music

Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian, & Peace Studies    

Persian

Commerce 

Philosophy

Computer Science & Applications

Physical Education

Dogri 

Political Science

Economics 

Psychology 

Education    

Public Administration

Electronic Science

Punjabi

English

Sanskrit    

Environmental Sciences

Social Work

Geography

Sociology    

Hindi

Urdu

History

Tourism Administration & Management

JKSET 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of JK SET 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

29 Dec '23

JKSET Result 2023

07 Oct '23 -

09 Oct '23

Provisional answer key

01 Oct '23

Date of Exam

JK SET Exam Highlights 2024

The highlights of the JK SET 2024 exam are mentioned below including the exam fees, exam pattern and contact details.

Exam Name

Jammu & Kashmir State Eligibility Test (JK SET)/ Ladakh State Eligibility Test (LASET)

Conducting Body

University of Jammu

Exam Level

State

Exam Mode

Offline

Exam Fees

  • INR 1,100 for the General category
  • INR 880 for OBC-NCL/ RBA/ ALC-IB/ WUP/ PSP/ EWS General
  • INR 660 for SC/ ST/ Transgender/ PwD with 40 per cent disability

Exam Duration

180 minutes/ 3 hours

No. of Papers and Total Marks

  • Paper 1: 100 marks
  • Paper 2: 200 marks

Total Questions

  • Paper 1: 50 MCQs
  • Paper 2: 100 MCQs
Marking Scheme
  • +2 marks for each correct answer
  • No negative marking for wrong answers 

Exam Purpose 

Selection of candidates for posts of Assistant Professor in universities and colleges of Jammu & Kashmir

Language of Exam

English and Hindi

No. of Exam City Centres

Three - Jammu, Srinagar and Leh

Exam Helpdesk No.

+91-191-2435259

+91-191-2435248 

Official Website

http://set.uok.edu.in

http://www.jammuuniversity.ac.in

JK SET Application Form 2024

The JK SET/ LASET application form 2024 will be released soon. Candidates can submit the JK SET application form 2024 by following the steps given below:

  • Visit the official website - https://admin.jammuuniversity.ac.in/JKSET/index.htm
  • Click on the 'Apply Online' link
  • Certify the instructions by clicking 'Yes'
  • Click on the correction link
  • Enter the application number and mobile number
  • Make the required corrections
  • Submit and save the confirmation page.

JK SET Eligibility 2024

The basic eligibility criteria that candidates need to fulfil to apply for the JK SET 2024 exam are given below:

  • Candidates with at least 55 per cent marks or an equivalent grade (50 per cent for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD) in Master’s Degree or equivalent exam from Universities/ Institutions recognized by UGC.

  • Candidates who appeared OR will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s degree exam and whose result is still awaited will be admitted provisionally and will be awarded the eligibility for Assistant Professor after they pass the Master’s degree exam.

  • PhD degree holders who completed the Master’s degree exam by September 19, 1991, are given a relaxation of 5 per cent in aggregate marks for appearing in JKSET/ LASET.

  • Transgender category candidates are eligible to draw the same relaxation in fee and age as available to SC/ST/PwD categories.

  • Candidates who have already passed the UGC NET/ CSIR NET exam before 1989 are exempted from appearing in JK SET.

  • There is no upper age limit for applying for JKSET/ LASET.

JK SET Selection Process 2024

JK SET selection process includes the following steps:

  • JK SET application form: Firstly, candidates need to fill JK SET application form on the official website of the exam.
  • JK SET admit card: Candidates who successfully apply for the exam are issued the JK SET admit card. Candidates need to download the admit card and carry it to the exam centre on the day of the examination.
  • JK SET exam: Candidates need to appear for the JK SET exam at the allotted test centre. JK SET contains two papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2. The JK SET Paper 1 carries 100 marks and Paper 2 carries 200 marks.
  • JK SET result: The University of Jammu declares the JK SET result on the official website of the exam. Six per cent of the total appearing candidates who qualify for both papers of JKSET/ LASET are declared qualified for the eligibility of Assistant Professor in the universities and colleges of J&K and Ladakh.

JK SET Exam Pattern 2024

JK SET exam consists of two papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both papers comprise multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Have a look at the highlights of the JK SET exam pattern 2024 below.

Exam Particulars Exam Details
Mode of exam  Offline
Number of papers

Paper 1

Paper 2

Subjects 

Paper 1: General Knowledge and Aptitude in Teaching

Paper 2: 39 Subjects

Total Questions 

Paper 1: 50

Paper 2: 100

Maximum marks 

Paper 1: 100

Paper 2: 200

Duration of the test 

Paper 1 & 2: 3 hours

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JK SET Syllabus 2024

The JK SET syllabus 2024 is prescribed by the University of Jammu. The syllabus differs for Paper 1 and Paper 2. The JK SET Paper 1 syllabus includes questions to assess the teaching/ research aptitude, reasoning ability, reading comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of candidates. On the other hand, the JK SET Paper 2 syllabus is based on the subject chosen by candidates and includes questions to assess domain knowledge. The JKSET Paper 2 is conducted for a total of 39 subjects.

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JKSET Admit Card 2024

The JKSET admit card 2024 will be released on the official website. Candidates can download their admit cards by following the given steps:

  • Visit the official website- https://www.jujkset.in/index.aspx
  • Click on the admit card link.
  • Enter the transaction reference number, registered mobile number and application number
  • Download the admit card
  • Take a printout for future reference.

JK SET Exam Centres 2024

The University of Jammu will conduct the JKSET/ LASET 2024 exam in 39 subjects at three Centres - Jammu, Srinagar and Leh. These centres contain various sub-centres. Have a look at the list of JK SET exam centres below.

Centre Code

Centre Name

Sub-Centre Names

01

Jammu

  • Jammu
  • Kathua
  • Udampur
  • Rajouri
  • Bhaderwah

02

Kashmir

  • Srinagar
  • Anantnag
  • Baramulla

03

Leh

  • Leh
  • Kargil

JK SET Answer key 2024

The University of Jammu will release the provisional JK SET answer key 2024 soon after the conduct of the exam. The provisional answer key will be released to invite objections from candidates. Candidates can download the JK SET answer key 2024 PDF and raise objections by following the given steps:

  • Visit the official website- admin.jammuuniversity.ac.in/JKSET.
  • Click on the ‘Display/ Challenge Answer Key’ tab.
  • Accept the declaration.
  • Enter the roll number and mobile number.
  • Download the answer key PDF.
  • Click ‘Yes’ if you want to challenge the answer to any question.
  • Enter the total number of answers you want to challenge in both Paper 1 and 2.
  • Pay the non-refundable processing fee of INR 200 per answer to be challenged.
  • Mention the question number you want to challenge, the correct option as per your claim and write the remarks in favour of your answer.
  • Upload the documentary proof in support of your claim as a single pdf file.
  • Submit the challenges.

JK SET Cut off 2024

The aggregate percentage obtained by candidates in both papers corresponding to the number of slots determines the qualifying JK SET cutoff marks 2024. The JK SET cut-off 2024 will be released category-wise and paper-wise for all 39 subjects.

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JKSET 2024: Minimum qualifying marks

The minimum marks to be obtained in the JKSET exam for considering a candidate for eligibility for the Assistant Professor post are:

  • At least 40% aggregate marks in both the papers taken together for Unreserved/ EWS-General category candidates
  • At least 35% aggregate marks in both the papers taken together for all candidates belonging to the other reserved categories.

JK SET Result 2024

The JK SET result 2024 will be released online on the official website of the University. The direct link to check the JKSET result will be provided on this page. The result will be made available in PDF form which comprises the roll numbers of qualified candidates. Candidates can download their JKSET scorecard 2024 by entering their login details. 

JK SET Exam 2024 FAQs

Q. Is the JKSET notification 2024 released?

A. No, the JKSET notification 2024 has not been released yet. The JK SET 2024 notification will be released soon on the official website.

Q. What is the JK SET exam?

A. The Jammu & Kashmir State Eligibility Test (JK SET)/ Ladakh State Eligibility Test (LASET) is a state-level exam conducted to determine the eligibility of candidates for the post of Assistant Professor in universities and colleges of the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir (JKSET) and Ladakh (LASET). The JKSET examination is conducted for 39 subjects.

Q. What is the JKSET exam date 2024?

A. The JKSET 2024 exam date has not been announced. The JKSET/ LASET exam is conducted offline in pen and paper mode. The University of Jammu conducts the JK SET/ LASET exam at three exam centres - Jammu, Srinagar and Leh. 

Q. Who conducts the JK SET exam?

A. The JK SET exam is organised by the University of Jammu, as Nodal SET Agency. The University conducts the JKSET/LASET exam in 39 subjects at three Centers - Jammu, Srinagar and Leh.

Q. What is the age limit for JK SET 2024 exam?

A. There is no age limit to apply for the JK SET 2024 exam. Candidates of any age can apply and appear for the JKSET/ LASET 2024 exam.

Q. How to apply online for JKSET 2024?

A. Candidates can apply online for the JKSET 2024 exam by visiting the official website- https://www.jujkset.in/index.aspx.

Q. What is the JKSET application fee 2024?

A. The JK SET application fee 2024 is INR 1,100 for General, INR 880 for OBC-NCL/ RBA/ ALC-IB/ WUP/ PSP/ EWS General and INR 660 for SC/ ST/ Transgender/ PwD with 40 per cent disability.

Q. How many papers are conducted under the JK SET exam?

A. The JK SET exam comprises two papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is common for all the candidates and Paper 2 is based on the subject chosen by candidates.

Q. How many subjects are covered under JK SET Paper 2?

A. JK SET Paper 2 is conducted for a total of 39 subjects.

Q. How many questions are asked in the JK SET exam?

A. JK SET Paper 1 contains a total of 50 questions and Paper 2 comprises 100 questions. 

Q. Is there a negative marking in JKSET 2024 exam?

A. No, there is no negative marking in the JKSET 2024 exam.

Q. When will JKSET result 2024 release?

A. JKSET result 2024 will be released by the University of Jammu after the completion of the assessment process. Candidates can check their result on official website.

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