JK SET 2021- 2022 – University of Jammu and Kashmir has announced new JK SET 2021-2022 exam date. Now, the examination for JK SET shall take place on July 24, 2022. Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test (JKSET) is an eligibility exam that is conducted each year to shortlist eligible candidates for the post of assistant professors in several colleges and the universities of Jammu and Kashmir. The conducting body of the JK SET examination is the University of Kashmir. This article provides the complete details about JK SET 2021- 2022 including the notification, exam pattern, application form, and some preparation tips.
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JK SET 2021-2022
The University of Kashmir declares the important events and their scheduled dates for JK SET 2021- 2022 exam in the notification. Check the schedule for JK SET 2021- 2022:
|Release of Official notification||10 Dec 2021|
|Online application registration||20 Dec 2021|
|Last date to register||20 Jan 2022|
|Commencement of Correction in Online Application Form||22 Jan 2022|
|Last date of correction/editing in Online Application Form||24 Jan 2022|
|Allotment of Roll Nos and Centers/sub-centers of examination|
& Availability of Admit Card
|JK SET 2021 exam date|
24 Jul 2022
|JK SET 2021 Answer Key||To be announced|
Overview of JK SET 2021- 2022 Exam
JK SET is one of the prominent state-level examinations for Assistant Professors in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Get all the details regarding this examination from the table below:
|Name of the exam||Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test|
|Conducting body||University of Kashmir|
|Purpose of the exam||Select candidates for Assistant Professor in the colleges/universities of Jammu and Kashmir.|
|Mode of the exam||offline exam (OMR based)|
|Number of papers||Three|
|Marking scheme||+2 marks for each correct answer and no mark deduction applies for incorrect answers|
|Qualifying Marks||40% marks in paper I, paper II and paper III separately|
|How to get e-certificate||Through the official website of the University of Kashmir|
|Qualification certificate||The qualified candidates need to send their documents along with demand draft of Rs.500/- (as certificate fee).|
Eligibility Criteria of JK SET 2021-2022
The eligibility criteria are essential norms for any examination. For the JK SET 2021-2022 exam the eligibility criteria are set up by the conducting body, the University of Kashmir. The candidates willing to apply for the JK SET exam must satisfy the following eligibility criteria:
Norm 1 – Academic Requirement
- Candidates should have completed their Undergraduate exams from a recognized university.
- The Ph.D. candidates receive a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%)in masters for appearing in JKSET.
- Can get a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%)in masters for appearing in JKSET.
- The candidates should appear for the subject of their post-graduation only.
- The general category candidates have to secure at least 55% marks (without rounding off) and reserved category candidates have to secure 50% marks in their last qualifying exams.
- Candidates appearing or have appeared for the Master’s degree examination can also apply for this Test.
Norm 2 – Exemption from the test
- Candidates qualified in the NET/SLET/UGC/CSIR JRF exams are exempted from the SET 2021- 2022 exam.
JK SET Application Form 2021- 2022
The JK SET application form is published on the official website of the University of Kashmir. Eligible candidates can apply online through the following procedure:
- In the JK SET 2021- 2022 application form, applicants have to fill in their personal details, educational qualification details, preferable course, and preferable center for the exam.
- As per the specifications, candidates need to upload their recent passport size photograph and signature.
- The required application fee for JK SET should be paid online.
- Submit the online application form, and take a printout for future records
The candidates must have to pay the following amount as the application fee for JK SET:
|OBC-NCL and Other reserved category||Rs. 880|
|SC/ST/Transgender/ PwD with 40%|
JK SET Exam Pattern 2021- 2022
The candidates who are preparing for the JK SET exam must be accustomed to the JK SET exam pattern. Scheme of exam elaborates the basic details and question paper formation for an exam. The exam pattern with the marking scheme for the JK SET 2021- 2022 exam is given below:
- No. of papers: 03
- Type of question: Objective type questions.
- Question formation has been placed in the table below:
|Paper 1||60 (50 to be attempted)||100||1 ¼ hour|
|Paper 2||50 (All Compulsory)||100||1 ¼ hour|
|Paper 3||75 (All Compulsory)||150||2 ½ hours|
- Marking Scheme:
|For the correct answer,||+2 marks|
|For incorrect answer||No penalty|
Preparation for JK SET 2021-2022
The JK SET examination requires a lot of hard work and dedication from the candidate’s end. To start the preparation for the JK SET exam, candidates need to select some important topics from the syllabus in which they have a strong grip. The JK SET syllabus and exam pattern will help them to know about the weightage of different sections.
If aspirants refer to the previous year’s question papers for mock practice and revision of the topics that will add perfection to their preparation. Preparing with The previous year’s question papers not only facilitates mock tests and revision but also in knowing the frequently asked questions and identifying the significant topics. It will be useful if the candidates prepare a strategy and timetable for their upcoming JK SET exam preparation. Candidates can also take the help of the topper’s suggestions.
Admit Card for JK SET 2021-2022
After the successful completion of the JK SET application procedure, the University of Kashmir releases the admit card for the same online at their official website set.uok.edu.in. Candidates can download their admit cards through the JK SET roll number and password. To carry the JK SET admit card along with a photo identity proof to the exam center is compulsory. The JK SET admit card contains the following details:
- Venue of the exam,
- Reporting time of the exam center.
- Important instructions for the exam.
- Candidates fundamental details such as – name, roll number, date of birth etc.
JK SET Answer Key 2021- 2022
After the conclusion of the JK SET examination process, the University of Kashmir issues the provisional JK SET answer key for the exam on the official website of the J & K agency, set.uok.edu.in. Hereafter, candidates can access the answer key, compare that with their answers, and can object to the answer key as well. They can raise their objections through email – [email protected]. A final answer key releases after the evaluation of all objections. There is no procedure to challenge the final answer key.
JK SET Result 2021- 2022
After the release of the final answer key for the JK State Eligibility Test exam, the university declares the JK SET result online. Candidates can check their results through set.uok.edu.in. Based on the result for the JK SET exam, The University of Kashmir despatches the e-certificate and scorecards for the qualified candidates. Both e-certificate and JK SET scorecard can be downloaded online. Candidates need to enter their roll number and date of birth to log in.
JK SET Qualifying Marks
The merit list generation for the JK SET exam is a step-by-step process. Following is the details:
Minimum qualifying marks to be obtained in Jammu and Kashmir SET examination for considering a candidate’s eligibility are defined in the table below –
|Category||Qualifying Marksfor Paper 1||Qualifying marksfor Paper 2||Qualifying marksfor Paper 3|
The candidates scoring more than the above- mentioned qualifying marks, will be included in the merit list which will be prepared in a subject-wise and category-wise format. It will be using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates. The top 6% of these candidates are selected for the post of Assistant Professors in several Colleges and the Universities of Jammu and Kashmir.
Read More: JK SET Cut-off Marks
University of Kashmir
The University of Kashmir is the conducting body for the JK SET examination. As the name suggests it is located in Srinagar, Kashmir. The University of Kashmir offers various departments and courses, such as – School of Arts, School of Social, Languages, and LiteratureSciences, School of Earth and Environment Sciences, Faculty of Physical & Material Sciences, Faculty of Education, and others. The UOK ranks 15 Shakir overall in India and 47 among universities in the year 2018(according to As per the National Institutional Ranking Framework).
For more details regarding JK SET 2021-2022 – Download Official Notification
JK SET 202 FAQs
Ans 1. The examination for JK SET is conducted for the eligibility of Assistant Professors in various colleges and universities in Jammu and Kashmir.
Ans 2. As application fee, candidates have to pay Rs. 1000/-.
Abs 3. After qualifying JK SET exam, candidates are awarded e-certificate online at the official website.
Ans 4. No. There is no age limit to apply for SET exam.