JK SET Eligibility Criteria 2022 – Check Category Wise Eligibility Here

JK SET Eligibility Criteria: The Jammu & Kashmir State Eligibility Test (JK SET) is the eligibility test organized through the University of Kashmir to select the candidates to work as an assistant professor in various colleges and universities within the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Those candidates want to get the job of assistant professor in various colleges of Jammu and Kashmir will apply during this test by filling the application form through online mode.

Every year, there are many of the candidates may appear during this test on the basis of their Eligibility Criteria. Here, from this content, applicants will get the detailed information of JK SET Eligibility Criteria 2022.

JK SET 2022 Eligibility Criteria:

Following eligibility required for the examination of JKSET.

(Eligibility for Assistant Professor):

a. NET/SLET/SET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in Universities/Colleges/Institutions. In this regards, exemption from NET/SLET/SET will be governed by UGC regulations and amendments notified in the Gazette of India and adopted by the UTs from time to time.

b. The candidates who have passed the UGC/CSIR JRF examination prior to 1989 are also exempted from appearing in SET.
c. 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.

JK SET Age Limit:

There is no upper age limit to apply for the JKSET exam.


a) Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) or an equivalent grade in point scale where grading system is followed in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from Universities/ Institutions recognized by UGC, are eligible for JKSET/LASET. The Schedules Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer/ Person with disability (PwD) Category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off), or an equivalent grade in point scale where grading system is followed in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC in Sciences, Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, are also eligible for appearing in the JKSET/LASET. Candidates belonging to Transgender category would be eligible to draw the same relaxation in fee and age (if applicable) as are available to SC/ST/PwD categories.

b) Candidates who have appeared OR will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s degree examination and whose result is still awaited OR candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this Test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of eligibility for Assistant Professor only after they shall pass their Master’s degree examination or equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwD category candidates). Such candidates must qualify their P.G. degree examination within two years from the date of SET result with required percentage of marks, failing
which they shall be treated as disqualified.

c) The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September, 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks(i.e. from 55% to 50%) for appearing in JKSET/LASET.

d) Candidates are required to appear in the subject of their Post-Graduation only. The candidates whose post-graduation subject is not covered in the list of subjects in Table 1 may appear in UGC-NET/ UGC-CSIR Test held on regular basis.

e) Candidates having post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by an institution falling outside the Indian University system or having foreign degree/diploma awarded by a foreign university/ institution should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence* of their course(s) with Master’s degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. (www.aiuweb.org).

(*Such candidates who qualify JKSET/LASET will be required to submit equivalence certificate from AIU, immediately after the declaration of result of the JKSET/LASET).


JK SET 2022 Exam Pattern:

Exam mode Offline mode Offline mode
Total Exam Duration 1 Hour (60 minutes) 2 Hours (120 minutes)
Total no. of questions 50 100
Total marks 100 200
Marking Scheme 2 marks for each correct response and no marks for un-answered
/un-attempted question.
2 marks for each correct response and no marks for un-answered
/un-attempted question.

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