How to Check JK SET 2022 Exam Date and Application Form?


Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test or in short JK SET is an eligibility test to shortlist eligible candidates for the post of assistant professor in various colleges and universities of Jammu and Kashmir.

JK SET exams are conducted in each year to fill the vacancies arising in each year.

The JK SET exams are conducted by the university of Kashmir. Previously the University of Kashmir published a date for the exam which was postponed later.

This article intends to give a detailed information about the JK SET exam, date, eligibility test, admit card and other necessary news.

JK SET 2022

The university of Kashmir first published the date of JK SET on may 15th 2022, but the examination was postponed to 24th July 2022 for some unknown reason.

The university of Kashmir has decided to conduct the exams in three centers, being – Srinagar, Jammu and Leh.

The applications for the Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test 2022 was concluded on January 20th.

The notification for the JK SET was released on December 10th 2021 in the official website

The application form 2022 was released on December 20, 2021 which was to be submitted online before 20th Jan.

Major events of JK SET 2022

Release of official notification10th December 2021
Online application registration20th December 2021
Last date of registration20th January 2022
Commencement of correction of online application form22nd January 2022
Last date of correction in online application forms24th January 2022
Date of issuance of admit card and exam center12th July 2022
JK SET 2022 exam date24th July 2022
JK SET 2022 Answer keyTo be notified

Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test

Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test is a State level eligibility examination to filter out eligible candidates in various posts under different colleges under the university of Kashmir each year.

The Kashmir university conducts the SET exam yearly for around 38 subjects including science subjects, arts subjects, law, management, music, theology, languages including Persian, Sanskrit and social sciences etc. 

Some highlights and common patterns of the JK SET exam. 

Exam nameJammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test ( JK SET)Conducted by University of KashmirExam levelState levelMode of examOffline (OMR sheet)Exam feesINR 1100 for General categoryINR 880 for OBC-NCL/ RBA/ ALC-IB/ WUP/ PSP/ EWS GeneralINR 660 for SC/ ST/ Transgender/ PwD with 40 per cent disabilityDuration of exam180 minutes/ 3 hoursNo. Of papers, questions, marks and timePaper 1- 50/60 MCQ questions100 marks in total, 1 ¼hoursPaper 2- 50 MCQ questions100 marks in total, 1¼ hoursPaper 3- 70 MCQ questions150 marks in total, 2½ hours
Marking scheme+2 Mark for each correct answerNo negative marking for wrong answer
Language of examEnglish and Hindi
Exam centersSrinagar, Jammu and Leh
Official websites

JK SET Other Information

The eligibility criteria for attending the JK SET are set up by the exam conducting authority.

The candidates appearing for the exam must fulfill a few criteria. The candidates must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized university.

The Ph.D. candidates gets a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks and post graduates appearing for JK SET also gets a relaxation of 5% aggregate marks.

The candidates under general category have to obtain 55% mark and reserve category candidates have to obtain 50 percentage marks in the qualifying exam.

Candidates qualified in the NET, SLET, UGC, CSIR JRF exams need not attend the JK SET to be eligible to be appointed in colleges.

The selection process for the JK SET include the following steps, First fill the application form in the correct manner in the official website of the exam,

Then the accepted candidates will be provided with an admit card to appear for the exam.

The University of Kashmir declares the JK SET result on their official website and on the official website of the exam.

Six per cent of the total appearing candidates who qualify both papers are declared qualified for the eligibility of Assistant Professor in the universities and colleges of J&K and Ladakh.

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Admit Card 2022

The JK SET conducting authority will issue an admit card/ hall ticket to every candidate who successfully applied for the exam in online mode through the official website Or

To attend the exam on 24th July 2022, candidates are required to download the admit card and have to carry it to the center during their exam. 

The Admit Card 2022 will be issued on 12th July 2022.

Candidates can download the admit card using their login details on the link provided by the university in the official website.

How to download JK SET Hall ticket 2022?

  • Visit the official website of the university of Kashmir or JK SET,,
  • Click on the admit card link provided in the website
  • Enter the required login details without any error.
  • There will be a download option on the redirected page, click on the download option.
  • Print a copy of the admit card and keep it securely for attending the exam. 

Final words

JK SET is an eligibility exam for the position of assistant professor under the university of Kashmir, which is conducted in an offline medium.

JK SET 2022 is notified to be conducted on 24th July 2022.

Candidates need to prepare well in order to crack the exam and get into merit list.

The aggregate marks obtained by the candidates in the exam with correspondence to the vacancies decides the cut off mark which is to be expected along with the results.

The results can be expected within 2 months of the exam.


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