JKSET 2018 Notification and Exam Date

Looking for Schedule of JKSET 2018 Exam? Here is the each and every Detail of the Upcoming JKSET Exam 2018

If you are looking for Teaching Jobs in the Colleges and Universities of Jammu and Kashmir, then you must have to qualify either the NET OR JKSET Exam, as NET/ SET is the basic eligibility criteria to apply for Faculty Jobs in Colleges and Universities in India. While NET enables you to apply for Universities and Colleges all over India, SET (JKSET) is meant to apply for Colleges and Universities Located in J&K.

Today in this post, we will discuss regarding the Upcoming JKSET 2018 Exam. We will discuss the Schedule, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Paper Pattern and Application process for JKSET Exam.

JKSET: JKSET is Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test for determining the eligibility for Assistant Professor Jobs in Universities and Colleges of J&K. It is conducted by SET conducting authority on the behalf Kashmir University. Last time, JKSET Exam was held in May 2016 and now the Next JKSET Exam will be conducted by Kashmir University in March 2018.

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Highlights of JKSET 2018 Exam

Before we go into detail of the JKSET Exam, here are some of the main highlights of JKSET 2018 Exam

1) JKSET is conducted by J&K SET Agency on the behalf of Kashmir University.

2) As of now, JKSET is conducted for a Total of 37 subjects.

3) Examination Centers for SET Exam are in Jammu and Srinagar only.

4) Upcoming JKSET Exam is tentatively scheduled to be held in March 2018. Exact Exam date will be known after the announcement of JKSET Notification.

5) Applications can be submitted through online mode only. Only the Notification is announced we will share the Direct Link for submitting the SET form on this page.

JKSET Notification 2018 

Kashmir University will soon announce the Notification for conducting the JKSET Exam in 2018.

You can appear for JKSET in any of these subjects.

Note: Candidates can appear in the Subject of their Post Graduation only. In case your PG Subject is not listed here, you can appear in the related Subject

Important Dates for JKSET 2018 Exam

Official Schedule for the conduct of JKSET Exam is not yet announced. However, it is expected that Notification for JKSET 2018 Exam will be announced in October / November 2017

Here is the Tentative Schedule for JKSET 2018 Exam

1) Announcement of JKSET 2018 Notification: Oct / Nov, 2017

2) Dates for submitting the online application: Nov 2017

3) Downloading of Admit Cards for JKSET 2018 Exam: 2nd Week of Feb 2018

4) Date of JKSET 2018 Exam: First Or 2nd Week of March 2018

Eligibility Criteria for JKSET 2018 Exam

If, you are willing to apply for JKSET 2018 Exam, then you should full fill the below-mentioned eligibility conditions.

1) Age Limit: Unlike another competitive exam, where there is an Age Criteria, JKSET does not require you to have any Age criteria. Applicants of any age can appear in the JKSET Exam.

2) Education Qualifications: Applicant should have completed Masters Degree (PG) with 55% in the subject for which you are willing to appear in the JKSET Exam. Applicants appearing for Final year Exams can appear in the JKSET Exam, provided they have their PG result declared before the JKSET Result

Note: Physically challenged candidates and those belonging to SC/ST Categories need only 50% marks at the Masters Level.

Scheme of JKSET 2018 Exam

Applicants willing to appear in the JKSET 2018 Exam, should be well aware of the Latest Exam Pattern and Syllabus of the JKSET 2018 Exam.

Kashmir University will conduct the JKSET 2018 Exam in the First or 2nd week of March, 2018.

Here is the Scheme of Upcoming SET Exam

Note: Recently, UGC has made some changes in the Pattern of NET Exam. If Kashmir University, follows the NET Guidelines, then changes are also expected in the Upcoming SET Exam. So, it is highly advisable for you to go through the Official JKSET Notification to figure out any changes in the Pattern of JKSET Exam.

JKSET 2018 Selection Process 

In the upcoming NET Exam on 5th Nov 2017, UGC has made some big changes in the Selection process. It is expected that these Changes will be implemented in the upcoming NET Exam too.

Here are the Selection criteria for JKSET 2018 Exam

1) Candidates will have to Score minimum Marks in the All the three Papers Taken tother. Previously, candidates are required to Score minimum marks in each of the papers separately. Now as per UGC's changed criteria, candidates are required to Score minimum Aggregate marks in the All the Subjects taken together.

Here are the minimum marks that you need to Score in All the three Paper

i) General Category: 40% Aggregate

ii) SC/ST/PWD/ OBC (Non Creamy): 35% aggregate

2) Amongst those candidates who have cleared the Step 1 by obtaining the minimum Qualifying marks, a merit list will be prepared Subject wise and Category wise using the aggregate marks scored by the candidates in all the three papers.

3) Thereafter a Merit List will be prepared Category wise and Subject wise containing the Top 6% of candidates Qualified the SET Exam, as eligible for Assistant Professor posts.

Applicants must note that this Eligibility criterion is just for Reference. Exact Eligibility criteria will be known only after the release of JKSET 2017 Notification.

How to apply?

Applicants willing to apply for the Upcoming JKSET Exam will have to wait for the announcement of Official Notification, which is expected to be announced Shortly, (In Oct / Nov 2017).

Online Application: Applications forms are to be filled through online mode only at the Official Website of Kashmir University. Particularly for JKSET Exam, Kashmir University has made a special Page, that contains Information pertaining to JKSET Exam only.

You can Access this page at www.set.uok.edu.in/

There is  special Section on this website with "Accouchements" that lists All the Important Notification related to JKSET Exam

Application Fees: In the Last years SET Exam, application fees was Rs 800 for General Candidates. The Fee for JKSET 2018 Exam, will be known only after the Notification is announced.


We have made this page, to provide Exclusive updates on the Upcoming JKSET Exam 2018. Once there is any news regarding the Notification, Syllabus Or Exam Dates, we will update the same on this page.

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