What is JKSET
All candidates interested in working as assistant professors and junior research fellows within the various institutes and schools of the state, namely Jammu and Kashmir, must take the JKSET, which is administered annually by the University of Kashmir. The State Eligibility Test, or SET, is based on the format of the National Eligibility Test (NET), which is administered for Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences disciplines, respectively, by the University Grant Commission (UGC) and UGC/CSIR. Since it is a state-level exam, the SET is given in both English and the local language. Click Here for Main Website
|Examination||Jammu & Kashmir State Eligibility Test|
|Conducted By||University of Kashmir|
|Exam Type||State-Level Examination|
|Application Fee||SC/ST/PWD/CGB – INR 600|
WUP – INR 700
RBA / ALC – INR 800
General – INR 1000
|Language||English and Vernacular|
|Frequency||Once in a year|
|Number of Papers||3|
|Total Marks||350 (Paper 1 + Paper 2 + Paper 3)|
|Position Offered||Assistant professorResearch Fellow|
|Question Type||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|Duration||Paper I: 1 hourPaper II: 1 hourPaper III: 2 hours 30 mins|
|Official Website||J&K Agency University Of Kashmir|
|Contact Details||Mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Helpline Numbers||0194-2272170,2420078, 2420405, 2420570|
|Date of Issue of notification for JKSET/LASET-2023||28-04-2023|
|Commencement of Online Application||05-05-2023|
|Last date of submitting Online Fee||04-06-2023|
(5:00 p.m.) (Tuesday)
|Last date for Submitting Online Application||05-06-2023|
|Availability of Online Editing/Correction Window for any |
(only for limited field) in the Application Form
|Last date of making correction/editing in Online Application|
|Date of Test||01-10-2023|
Examination Centre Codes
|Center Code||Main Center||Sub center cities|
|01||Jammu||Jammu, Kathua, Rajouri, Udhampur and |
|02||Srinagar||Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla|
|03||Leh||Leh & Kargil|
List and Code of Subjects for JKSET/LASET-2023
|Subject Code||Name of the Subject||Subject Code||Name of the Subject|
|00||General Paper (Paper-I)||20||Home Science|
|02||Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences||22||Law|
|03||Life Sciences||23||Library & Information Science|
|06||Arab Culture & Islamic Studies||26||Mass Communication & Journalism|
|08||Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian, & Peace Studies||28||Persian|
|10||Computer Science & Applications||30||Physical Education|
|16||Environmental Sciences||36||Social Work|
|19||History||39||Tourism Administration and Management|
a) Candidates who have earned a Master’s degree or an equivalent examination from universities or institutions recognized by the UGC with at least 55% of the total possible points (without rounding off) or an equivalent grade on a point scale using a grading system are eligible for JKSET/LASET.
Candidates from the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and Person with Disabilities (PwD) categories who have earned a Master’s degree or an equivalent examination from universities or institutions recognised by the UGC with at least 50% (without rounding off) or an equivalent grade in point scale under the grading system are also eligible to take the JKSET or LASET. Candidates who fall under the transgender category are eligible for the same fee and age exemptions (if any) as SC/ST candidates. Click Here for more Information.
b) Candidates who have taken the qualifying Master’s degree test or who will take it and whose Candidates qualifying exams have been postponed may also apply for this Test if the results are still pending.
However, these applicants will be admitted provisionally and be qualified for the award of only after passing their Master’s degree examination or equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% marks in the case of SC/ST/PWD category students) will they be eligible for assistant professor positions. Such candidates must successfully complete their P.G. degree examination within two years of the SET result date with the required percentage of marks; otherwise, they will be deemed ineligible.
c) The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination was finished by September 19, 1991 (regardless of the date of result declaration) are entitled for a 5% aggregate mark relaxation (i.e., from 55% to 50%) for taking the JKSET/LASET.
d) Candidates must show up for the subject of their post-graduate degree exclusively. Candidates may participate in the regularly scheduled UGC-NET/UGC-CSIR Test, even if their postgraduate subject is not included in the list of courses (Table-2 of the JKSET/LASET Information Bulletin).
e) Candidates with post-graduate degrees or certificates from non-Indian universities or with foreign degrees or certificates from foreign universities or institutions should, in their own interests. Check with the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi (www.aiuweb.org), to see if their course(s) are equivalent to master’s degrees from accredited Indian universities.
After the JKSET/LASET results are announced, these applicants who qualify must submit an equivalency certificate from AIU. For More Information Click Here.
Provision Related to persons with disability
For Paper I, candidates who are blind or visually impaired are given 20 minutes of additional time. As a result, Paper II allows for 40 min. of compensatory time. As test booklets are not available for candidates who are visually impaired (VH), they will also be given the services of a scribe who is a graduate in a subject other than their own.
Candidates who are physically disabled may also use this service by making a previous written request to the Coordinator, JKSET office, . At least one week before to the J&K SET date, University of Kashmir/ Coordinator JKSET/LASET, University of Ladakh.