JKSET 2021 Notification PDF: Check Apply Online Date, Eligibility & Selection Procedure

By Mohit Choudhary|Updated : December 14th, 2021

JKSET 2021 Notification PDF Released: The University of Jammu has released the notification for JKSET/LASET 2021. The application process for JK SET Examination 2021 will start on 20th December 2021 and the last date for filling the application form will be 24th January 2022. The exam date for JKSET will be 15th May 2022. This time  University of Jammu (Nodal Agency) will be conducting the JKSET 2021. The JK-SET examination will be conducted in General Studies and 38 subjects in three centres spread over across the State.

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In the following article, you will have complete details for J & K State Eligibility Test 2021 from important dates, selection process, eligibility criteria to the application fees. University of Jammu (Nodal Agency) will be conducting JKSET 2021 in 38 subjects. This is a state-level Eligibility test for Assistant Professor in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh Universities and Colleges.

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JKSET 2021 Notification: Important Dates

As per the public notice released here are the important dates of the exam of JKSET 2021:

Name of the Event

Important Dates

JKSET Official Notification

10th December 2021

JKSET Online Application begins

20th December 2021

JKSET Last date for submission of online application and fee submission

24th January 2022

JKSET Application fee

General- Rs. 1000/-, OBC-NCL- Rs. 880/-, SC/ST/Transgender/ PwD- Rs. 660/-

JKSET Exam Date 2021

24th July 2022

JKSET Exam Admit card 2021

12 July 2022

JKSET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can find eligibility criteria to apply for JKSET 2021 Exam, below:

  • Candidates who have achieved 55% or more of the points or equivalent marks in their Master's Degree from universities/Institutions approved by UGC are eligible to apply to JKSET/ LASET.
  • There would be a relaxation of 5% in the minimum marks required for the SC/ST/Other Reserved Class/ Persons with Disabilities (PwD)/ Transgender Candidates.
  • Candidates who have cleared or have appeared in their master's exam and candidates whose results are still awaited or whose exams have been postponed can also apply for JKSET/LASET.
  • However, these candidates must be provisionally allowed only and will be accepted as an assistant professor after passing the Master's exam or equivalent 55% or higher grades (50% grades for candidates for the SC/ST/OBC/PwD category).
  • PhD awarded candidates who have completed the master's program by September 19 In 1991 (regardless of the date of declaration of results), a total of 5% relaxation is allowed in the minimum marks required. 
  • Candidates should only appear for their post-graduation subject. The candidate whose post-graduation subjects are not included in the course list may appear in UGC-NET/
    UGC-CSIR Test held on a regular basis. 
  • As per the official notification by the agency, there is no Upper Age limit for JKSET. 


  • NET/SLET/SET remains the minimum requirement for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors at universities/colleges/institutions. Exemption in this regard is subject to UGC regulations and changes published in the official bulletin from time to time.
  • Candidates who passed the UGC/CSIR JRF exam before 1989 are also excluded from the appearance of SET.
  • The candidates who have cleared the States Eligibility Test (SET/SLET) accredited by UGC for Lecturership/Assistant Professorship held prior to 1st June 2002 are eligible to apply for Assistant Professor anywhere in India.
  • For SET held from 1st June 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the universities/colleges situated in the State from where they have cleared their SET.

JKSET EXAM 2021 Online Application Form

Candidates will be able to apply only from 20th December. The application form will be available online on the JKSET website.

  • The first step for candidates is to go to the University of Jammu website at jammuuniversity.ac.in and find the link for JKSET/LASET and click on it. Read important information about submitting the application online before proceeding.
  • Pay your exam fee online via a payment gateway using your credit card/direct debit Card/net banking. Please remember to note the reference number after registering yourself.
  • Register with your payment reference number and note down the password. Select the UT you want to apply for and upload the latest Photo and signature. The photo and signature should be a recent photo (jpg/jpeg file, size less than 50Kb) visible including ears on a white background. 
  • Please fill in all the correct information on the online application form. Please fill in the required fields on the form that contain relevant information. Enter your personal information, contact information, academic information and government ID No. and JKSET/LASET centre and subject selection in the application properly.
  • Make a note of the application number generated by the system for future use and take a printout of the final form.

JK SET Exam Pattern 2021

The Test will consist of two papers with Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and will be held in two separate sessions as follows:







Number of

Multiple Choice  Questions

 Total Duration

Paper 1

Paper 2




50 Questions - all Compulsory

(2 Marks each)

1 Hour

(10:00 A.M. to

11:00 A.M.)



1 Hour 30 minutes

(11:00 A.M. to

1:30 P.M.)






100 Questions - all compulsory 

(2 Marks each)

  • Paper-1 shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. The paper will consist of 50 (fifty) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs); each question will carry 2 Marks.
  • Paper-2 will consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions; each question carries 2 marks, which will be based on the subject selected by the Candidate.
  • There is no negative mark for wrong answers.
  • All the questions of Paper-II will be compulsory, covering the entire syllabi.
  • The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I and Paper-II on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet which will be provided along with the test booklet.

JKSET Subjects and Syllabus 2021

Paper-1 is common for all subjects and the exam will be conducted in both English and Tamil. Paper-2 is subject-specific and the syllabus is exactly similar to the syllabus of UGC NET. Syllabus of Paper-2 Subjects can be downloaded from the UGC NET Website.

00 General Paper (Paper-I)
01 Chemical Sciences
02 Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
03 Life Sciences
04 Mathematical Sciences
05 Physical Sciences
06 Arab Culture & Islamic Studies
07 Arabic
08 Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian, & Peace Studies
09 Commerce
10 Computer Science & Applications
11 Dogri
12 Economics
13 Education
14 Electronic
15 English
16 Environmental Sciences
17 Geography
18 Hindi
19 History
20 Home Science
21 Kashmiri
22 Law
23 Library & Information Science
24 Linguistics
25 Management
26 Mass Communication & Journalism
27 Music
28 Persian
29 Philosophy
30 Physical Education
31 Political Science
32 Psychology
33 Public Administration Science
34 Punjabi
35 Sanskrit
36 Social Work
37 Sociology
38 Urdu

 We hope you all understood the process of filling the JKSET EXAM 2021 application form.

All the best for your exams,

Team BYJU'S Exam Prep

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  • The JKSET Application form will begin from 20th December and the last date for filling the application form is 24th January 2022.

  • JKSET 2021 will be conducted on 15th of May 2022 according to the notificatuion.

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

  • The application fee for JKSET are as follows:

    General- Rs. 1000/-, OBC-NCL- Rs. 880/-, SC/ST/Transgender/ PwD- Rs. 660/-


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