JK SET 2021 – Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test (JKSET) is conducted by University of Kashmir. As of now, there is no new notification for JK SET. However, candidates must check the official website to get the recent updates for the SET examination. This exam is conducted annually to recruit eligible candidates as Assistant Professors in the various Colleges and the Universities of Jammu and Kashmir State. To apply, candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria as prescribed by the University of Kashmir. Get here the complete details about JK SET 2021 including the notification, application form, exam pattern, and some preparation tips.
JK SET 2021
The University of Kashmir conducts the important events for exam of J&K State Eligibility Test 2021 through online procedure. Here are the important dates for JK SET 2021.
|Release of Official notification||To be announced|
|Online application registration||To be announced|
|Last date to register||To be announced|
|Last date for receipt of Category Certificates||To be announced|
|JK SET 2021 exam date||To be announced|
|JK SET 2021 Answer Key||To be announced|
Overview of JK SET
Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test is one of the prominent examination for Assistant Professors. JK SET is an state level examination for Jammu and Kashmir. Know about the examiantion in the table below.
|Name of the exam||Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test|
|Conducting body||University of Kashmir|
|Purpose of the exam||For the post of Assistant Professor in the colleges/|
universities of Jammu and Kashmir.
|Mode of the exam||An offline exam is conducted (OMR based)|
|Number of papers||There are 03 compulsory papers|
|Marking scheme||+2 marks are awarded for correct answers while |
there is no penalty for incorrect answers
|Qualifying Marks||40% marks in Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 3 separately|
|How to get e-certificate||University of Kashmir releases it at official website|
|Qualification certificate||Issued after document verification. To get the qualification certificate, |
candidates have send their documents along with demand draft
of Rs.500/- (as certificate fee). Certificates can be send either their
email or to the university address
JK SET Application Form 2021
The application form for JK SET 2021 releases online at the official website of the University of Kashmir. The eligible aspirants can apply online for JK SET 2021. Know about the application procedure for JK SET below.
- In the JK SET 2021 Application Form, applicants needed to enter their personal details, educational qualification details, choose the course for which they wish to appear for and preferable exam centre.
- Also, applicants need to upload their recent passport size photograph in the online application form as per the specifications.
- The application fee for JK SET 2021 should be paid through online mode only.
- Submit the application online, note down the form number and take a print out of the completed application form.
The candidate who wish to apply for JK SET 2021 had to pay the following amount as the application fee:
JK SET 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria are crucial norms for the JK SET 2021 exam these are set up by the University of Kashmir which is the conducting authority of this exam. The candidates who want to get the eligibility for the Assistant Professor through this exam must satisfy all the eligibility criteria for the same. All the conditions for the JK SET eligibility have been given below.
Norm 1 – Academic Requirement
- Candidates must have qualified their Undergraduate exams from a recognized university.
- Students who have their PhD degree and have completed their masters are given a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%) for appearing in SET.
- It is advised that the candidates appear for the subject of their post-graduation only.
- There is no minimum upper age limit for applying for SET.
Norm 2 – Exemption from the test
- Candidates, those who have qualified the NET/SLET/UGC/CSIR JRF exams are exempted from the SET 2021 exam.
Norm 3 – Residential Status
- It is not compulsory to be a domicile of Jammu and Kashmir to apply for JK SET exam.
Norm 4 – Qualifying Exam and Scores
- Candidates belonging to general category have to secure at least 55% marks (without rounding off) and reserved category candidates must have secured 50% marks in their last qualifying exams.
- Candidates who will be appearing or have appeared for the qualifying Master’s degree examination can also apply for this Test.
JK SET Admit Card 2021
Right before a few days of the examination, University of Kashmir releases JK SET admit card online. To download the admit card, candidates must visit the website set.uok.edu.in. Candidates are required to enter their JK SET roll number and password to download the call letter. It is compulsory to carry JK SET hall ticket along with a photo identity proof to the examination centre. The details that are mentioned on the admit card are as follows – venue of exam, reporting time of the exam centre, important instructions for the exam.
JK SET 2021 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern of an exam tells about the basic details of the question paper for an exam. The candidates who shall be taking part in this exam must know about the JK SET exam pattern details and everything regarding it. The details such as the time duration, the number of papers, the number of questions, type of questions, marking scheme etc. are important and must be known to every candidate. The exam pattern details regarding the JK SET 2021 exam is given below.
There are total 3 papers in the exams and all of these 3 papers consist of objective type questions.
The exam pattern can be checked from the following table.
|Paper 1||60 (50 to be attempted)||100||1 ¼ hours|
|Paper 2||50 (All Compulsory)||100||1 ¼ hours|
|Paper 3||75 (All Compulsory)||150||2 ½ hours|
|For correct answer||+2 marks|
|For incorrect answer||No penalty|
Prepare for JK SET Exam
The examination for Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test is for Assistant Professor. This examination requires and a lot of time and efforts from the candidate’s end. To begin the preparation for the SET exam, candidates need to figure out some important topics from the syllabus. Go through the JK SET syllabus and exam pattern to know about the weightage of different section.
It will be a cherry on the top if aspirants refer to JK SET previous year question paper for the revision of the topics. Preparing with the previous year question papers helps aspirants not only revision but also to know the frequently asked questions and identify the important topics. This results in the increment in the marks of SET exam.
It will be helpful for candidates if they prepare their preparation strategy and time table and follow them strictly. Candidates can also refer to some suggestions that previous year JK SET exam qualifiers suggests.
Hear it from JK SET Exam Qualifier!
What is better than getting some tips on preparation from a previous qualifier of Jammu and Kashmir SET exam! Here is a video by UGC NTA NET JRF English Literature which consist of some guidance by Vineet Pandey who is providing some short tips and tricks to qualify the exam.
JK SET Answer Key 2021
Once the examination process is over, the University of Kashmir releases the official answer key for the exam online. It can be downloaded from the official website of J & K agency, set.uok.edu.in. The university first releases the provisional answer key for the examination. Hereafter, candidates can send their objections against the answer key through email – [email protected]. A final answer key releases based on which final marks for the preparation of result are calculated.
JK SET 2021 Result
After the answer key for JK State Eligibility Test releases, candidates can check their result online. To check JK SET result, visit set.uok.edu.in. University of Kashmir releases the e-certificate and scores of the exam a few days after the declaration of result. Both e-certificate and JK SET score can be downloaded through login. Candidates require their roll number and date of birth to login. As per previous year, e-certificate releases 5 days after the declaration of result.
Procedure & Criteria for Preparation and Declaration of Result
- The result generation will be a step-by-step process which is explained as follows.
- Minimum marks to be obtained in Jammu and Kashmir SET for considering a candidate for eligibility for Assistant Professor –
for Paper 1
|Qualifying marks |
for Paper 2
|Qualifying marks |
for Paper 3
The candidates securing more marks than the ones mentioned in the above table will be included in a merit list which will be prepared subject wise for all the categories. The merit list will be prepared on the subject-wise and category-wise basis. It will be using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates.
Candidates who have appeared for all three papers and have secured 40% aggregate for general category and 35% for the reserved category from the merit list. Only top 6% of these candidates are declared as Jammu and Kashmir SET qualified for eligibility for lectureship only.
About University of Kashmir
The University of Kashmir as the name suggests is located on the western side of Dal Lake, Srinagar, Kashmir. As per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), University of Kashmir ranks 15 Shakir overall in India and 47 among universities in the year 2018. UOK offers a variety of department and courses – School of Arts, Languages and Literature, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Physical & Material Sciences, School of Earth and Environment Sciences, Faculty of Education, and other.
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.