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The JK SET or the Jammu and Kashmir State eligibility test is conducted for the appointment of Assistant Professors and Junior Research fellows in the Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and the Ladakh region. The JK SET Exam is also known as LASET or the Ladakh State eligibility test.

The JK SET exam is a State eligibility exam that was started in the year 1990 and is set on the exam pattern of the National eligibility test NET. The JK SET exam is conducted once a year in 38 subjects.

Candidates who qualify for the exam are selected for the different higher education Institutes of Jammu and Kashmir.

JK SET Exam Information

The subjects for which the JK SET exam is conducted include Science, Humanities, and Social sciences. The exam is held in English and vernacular languages. Candidates who are interested in applying for the JK SET exam must check the eligibility criteria beforehand.

The recruitment of Assistant Professors for the Colleges and Institutes of Jammu and Kashmir is based on the performance of the candidates in the JK SET Exam.

Candidates who clear all the stages of the JK SET exam will be selected for the required posts.

JK SET Exam 2024:  Highlights

Particulars of the Exam Details
Name of the Exam JK SET (Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test)
Also known as LASET (Ladakh State Eligibility Test)
Level of the Exam State level
Conducting Body Jammu and Kashmir University
Position Offered Assistant professor
Research Fellow
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Offline
Duration of the Exam 3 hours (180 minutes)
Total Number of Papers Paper I
Paper II
Total Number of Questions Paper I- 50 questions
Paper II- 100 questions
The objective of the Exam  Appointment of Assistant Professors in the Universities and Colleges of Jammu and Kashmir
Languages of the Exam English and Hindi
Marking Scheme of the Exam  2 marks for every correct answer
No negative marking
JK SET Exam July 2024
Application Fee SC/ST/PWD/CGB - INR 600
WUP - INR 700
RBA / ALC - INR 800
General - INR 1000
Official website
Languages English and Vernacular
Frequency Once a year
Contact Details Mail at: [email protected]
Helpline Numbers 0194-2272170,2420078, 2420405, 2420570

JK SET Notifications 2024

The JK SET exam is conducted by the University of Jammu and Kashmir for the recruitment of Assistant Professors for the Universities and Colleges of Kashmir.

The JK SET notifications 2024 will be available on the official website before the exams and interested candidates can check the official website for the latest updates on the exam.

The JK SET has important notifications like exam dates, exam patterns, exam syllabi, the release of admit cards, etc.

Candidates who meet the eligibility requirements and apply successfully for the JK SET Exam 2024 can check all the exam-related information on the official website.

JK SET Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to apply for the post of Assistant Professors and Lecturers at the Colleges of Jammu and Kashmir must check the eligibility criteria for the exam. Only eligible candidates can apply for the JK SET exams.

The JK SET eligibility criteria have been decided by the University of Jammu and candidates who meet the requirements can apply on the official website. The main eligibility criteria for the JK SET exam is that candidates must be permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir.

Check out the Eligibility Requirements for JK SET Exam:

  • Candidates must have a Master's Degree from a UGC-recognized University.

  • Candidates must secure at least 55% aggregate in the Master's Degree exam (50% for the reserved category).

  • Candidates who are appearing for the Master's Degree final exam are also eligible for application for JK SET.

  • Candidates who have completed their Master's Degree and are pursuing the Ph.D. program are eligible if they get an aggregate of 50% in the Master's degree program.

  • Candidates who have already qualified for National level Entrance exams like NET/SLET/CSIR JRF/UGC need not appear for the JK SET exams.

  • Candidates must apply for the subject (out of the 38 subjects) in which they have completed their Master's Degree.

  • Only permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir can appear for the JK SET exams.

  • There is no upper age limit for the JK SET exams.

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