JKSET/ LASET 2024: Check Schedule, Eligibility Criteria


JKSET 2024– The Jammu & Kashmir State Eligibility Test (JK SET)/LASET 2024, conducted by the University of Jammu, is an essential exam for determining the eligibility of candidates for Assistant professorships within the state. Here are some key details about the exam:

JKSET 2024 Important Dates

  • Notification Release: June 5, 2024
  • Start of Online Applications: June 11, 2024
  • Closing Date for Applications (without late fee): July 5, 2024
  • Exam Date-20 October 2024​.

Admit Card

It will be released online 14 October 2024

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JKSET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have a Master’s degree or equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% for reserved categories).
  • Those who have appeared or will be appearing for the qualifying Master’s degree final year examination can also apply.
  • NET/SLET/SET remains the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in Universities/Colleges/Institutions​

Exam Pattern

  • The exam will consist of two papers, conducted on the same day in two sessions:
    • Paper I: General paper on teaching and research aptitude (50 questions, 100 marks, 1 hour).
    • Paper II: Subject-specific paper (100 questions, 200 marks, 2 hours).
  • Both papers will have objective-type questions with multiple choice, matching, assertion-reasoning, and true/false formats. There is no negative marking

JKSET 2024 Application Fee

  • General Category: Rs.1200
  • Reserved Categories (RBA, ALC, WUP, etc.): Rs.900
  • SC/ST/Transgender/PwD: Rs.700​
  • With late fee Rs.1800 for UR category
  • With Late Fee of Rs.1500 RBA/ALC-IB/OBC/ EWS
  • With Late Fee of Rs. 1300  SC/ST (i & ii)/Transgender/ PwD with 40% disability


  • The exam covers 37 subjects including Mathematical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Computer Science & Application, Commerce, Economics, English, and more​

Admit Card and Exam Centers

  • Admit cards will be available online 2-3 weeks before the exam date. They must be downloaded from the official website and printed.
  • Exam centers are located in Srinagar and Jammu.
  • Candidates must carry the admit card along with a valid ID proof to the exam center

Results and Answer Key

  • The answer key will be released shortly after the exam, allowing candidates to estimate their scores and raise objections if necessary.
  • The final results and e-certificates will be published online on the official website​.

Exemption from Appearing in the JKSET

The candidates who have passed the UGC/CSIR examination for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) prior to December 1989. b) The candidates who have qualified the National Eligibility Test for Lectureship / Assistant Professor (UGC-NET) conducted under the aegis of UGC or qualified the Joint CSIR-UGC Test.

JKSET 2024 Examination Centre

Jammu Centre: – Centre Code 01 Sub-Center Cities – Jammu; Kathua; Udampur; Rajouri; Bhaderwah

Kashmir Centre: – Centre Code 02 Sub-Center Cities – Srinagar; Anantnag; Baramulla

Leh Centre: – Centre Code 03 Leh and Kargil

In case of less than 250 candidates in any sub-center, it will be merged with the nearest sub-center

JKSET 2024 Subjects

Subject CodeSubjectSubject CodeSubject
00General Paper (Paper I)21.Kashmiri
01.Chemical Sciences22.Law
02.Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences23.Library & Information Science
03.Life Sciences24.Linguistics
04.Mathematical Sciences25.Management
05.Physical Sciences26.Mass Communication and Journalism
06.Arab Culture and Islamic Studies27.Music
08.Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian & Peace Studies29.Philosophy
09.Commerce30.Physical Education
10.Computer Science & Applications31.Political Science
12.Economics33.Public Administration
14.Electronic Science35.Sanskrit
15.English36.Social Work
16.Environmental Sciences37.Sociology
18.Hindi39.Tourism Administration & Management
20.Home Science41.Women Studies
JKSET 2024 Scheme of Examination
Exam modeOffline modeOffline mode
Total Exam Duration1 Hour (60 minutes) 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.2 Hours (120 minutes) 11.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.
Type of PaperCommon    for    all    the candidates.Subject          specific questions.
 The questions in Paper-I intends    to     assess    the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning           ability, reading               comprehension, divergent      thinking      & general awareness of the Candidate.This is based on the subject selected by the candidate and will assess domain knowledge.
Total no. of questions50100
Total marks100200
Marking Scheme2 marks for each correct response and no marks for un- answered/un-attempted question. There shall be no negative marking for wrong answers. The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper –I and Paper –II on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet provided.

For more detailed information and updates, you can visit the official JK SET website and the University of Jammu website.

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