JKSET 2023 – Application Form, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus

JKSET 2023 - Application Form, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus

The State Eligibility Test (JKSET/LASET-2023) shall be held on October 1st 2023 (SUNDAY) for determining the eligibility of candidates for Assistant Professor in Universities and Colleges of UT of J&K (JKSET) and UT of Ladakh (LASET). The University of Jammu (Nodal Agency) will conduct SET in 39 subjects (Table 1) at three main Centers – Jammu, Srinagar and Leh.

JKSET Important Dates 2023:

Date of Issue of notification for JKSET/LASET-202328-04-2023 (Friday)
Commencement of Online Application05-05-2023 (Friday)
Last date of submitting Online Fee04-06-2023 (5:00 p.m.) (Tuesday)
Last date for Submitting Online Application05-06-2023 (Monday)
Availability of Online Editing/Correction Window for any correction in the Application Form09-06-2023 (Friday)
Last date of making correction/editing in Online Application Form11-06-2023 (Sunday)
Date of Test01-10-2023 (Sunday)

Download JKSET Official Notification 2023 PDF

Note: Applicants are advised to submit the Online Application Form without waiting for the last date to avoid any kind of inconvenience or last-minute rush or unforeseen difficulties. The SET agency will not be responsible for network problems or any other problem of this nature in submission of online application. There shall be no extension in the last date of submission in any case.

JKSET Centers of Examination:

There shall be three Main Examination centers for candidates of the respective divisions:

Center CodeMain CenterSub center cities
01JammuJammu, Kathua, Rajouri, Udhampur and Bhadarwah
02SrinagarSrinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla
03LehLeh & Kargil

List and Code of Subjects for JKSET/LASET-2023

Subject CodeName of the SubjectSubject CodeName of the Subject
00General Paper (Paper-I)20Home Science
01Chemical Sciences21Kashmiri
02Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences22Law
03Life Sciences23Library & Information Science
04Mathematical Sciences24Linguistics
05Physical Sciences25Management
06Arab Culture & Islamic Studies26Mass Communication & Journalism
08Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian, & Peace Studies28Persian
10Computer Science & Applications30Physical Education
11Dogri31Political Science
13Education33Public Administration
14Electronic Science34Punjabi
16Environmental Sciences36Social Work
19History39Tourism Administration and Management


Before submission of the “Online Application Form”, candidate should read this notification and Information Bulletin carefully.

All the notifications regarding the test including the result of the JKSET/LASET will be made available on the JKSET/ University of Jammu website: www.jujkset.in / www.jammuuniversity.ac.in only.

Candidates in their own interest should regularly check the official websites for all information/updates.

The Reservation Policy adopted for the JKSET/LASET -2023 shall be same as per the existing policies of UT of J&K (SO 127 dated 20.4.2020) and UT of Ladakh (SO 14, 23.04.2020). The candidates belonging to Reserved Categories of other States except UT of J & K and Ladakh, however, shall be treated as Open/Unreserved Category.

  • Candidates are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of their eligibilitynor printout of their Application Form to JKSET Agency unless they qualify in JKSET/LASET.
    • It is mandatory for the candidates who qualify the JKSET/LASET -2023 Exam, to submit the print out of Application Form, Fee Payment Receipt and Admit Card along with attested copies of Eligibility and Category related documents/Certificates along with domicile certificate,mark sheets etc. at the time of document verification at the JKSET/LASET office. Hence it is advised that the candidate preserve all the above mentioned documents mandatorily.

JKSET Eligibility Criteria:

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)/ 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 categories.

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/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.

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.

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 (Table-2 of the JKSET/LASET Information Bulletin), may appear in UGC-NET/ UGC-CSIR Test held on regular basis.

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).

JKSET / JUJKSET Examination Fee 2023

S.No.CategoryExam Fee
1General category1100/-
4PwD with 40% disability**660/-

* Fee is partially refundable (i.e. Rs 500/- only) to the eligible PwD candidates on

the submission of required certificates for which a separate notification shall be issued.


Candidate has to pay Examination Fee through Online Mode using the Payment Gateway(s) integrated to the Online Application by Credit Card/Debit Card/Net banking. Follow on screen instructions for payment of requisite fee. Please note that fee submitted by any other mode like money order, demand draft, IPO etc. will not be accepted.

Candidate must print the examination fee receipt generated after successful transaction for future use at the time of Form Verification. Candidates should note down and preserve the Transaction Reference Number and Application Form for future use.

Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.


The compensatory time provided to the visually impaired candidates in Paper-I is 20 minutes. Accordingly, there is provision of 40 minutes compensatory time in Paper–II. They will also be provided the services of a scribe who would be a graduate in a subject other than that of the candidates there is no provision of Test Booklets in Braille for Visually Handicapped (VH) candidates.

Those Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates who are not in a position to write in their own hand-writing can also avail such facility services of a scribe by making prior request, in writing, to Coordinator, JKSET office, University of Jammu/ Coordinator JKSET/LASET University of Kashmir/ Coordinator JKSET/LASET, University of Ladakh at least one week before the date of J&K SET. Compensatory time and facility of scribe would not be provided to other Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates.

Submission of JKSET Online Application Forms

The candidates are advised to follow the following five simple steps for filling their On- Line Application Forms.

Step-I: Visit the University of Jammu/ JKSET Website www.jammuuniversity.ac.in/ www.jujkset.in. (In case for UOJ website click on link JKSET/ LASET). Read important instructions for Online submission of forms carefully before proceeding further.

Step-II: Select the UT (i.e. J & K or Ladakh) and Category for which you are applying. Pay Examination Fee online through the given Payment Gateway(s) using Credit card/Debit card/Net banking. & Print Fee Receipt. Please note the Transaction Reference Number for registering yourself for filling up the application form.

Step-III:   Register yourself using the Transaction Reference Number and note down the password. Select the UT for which you are applying and Upload your recent Photograph and Signature. The photograph must be a recent photograph (in jpg/ jpeg file, size less than 50Kb) with 80% face (without mask) visible including ears against white background. Scan copy of the Candidate’s signature in jpg/jpeg file with less than 50kb.

Step-IV: Complete the Online Application Form filling up all the correct and relevant information in the required fields. Fill up your Personal, Contact, Academic details, Government Id Card no* and choices of Centre and subjects for JKSET/LASET in the Application form correctly. Note down the system generated Application Number for future use.

Preview the Form displayed on the screen. If details are correct, click on Submit. If there is any variation, make corrections and then Submit. Candidates must clearly mention and check the category (UNRESERVED/SC/ST/EWS/RBA/PwD/OSC/ALC-IB/PSP) to which they belong.

*Please note that the Government Id Card No filled by the candidate in the Application form will be verified at the entry of the examination hall.

Step–V: Take the print out of the application form and keep it for future use.

In case the status of Application is not updated to “Submitted” or fee reconciliation is pending, the

candidate should contact the Helpline Desk (email id. jksetcell@gmail.com) at J&K SET Office, University of Jammu, Jammu along with Application Form, Fee Receipt, and all other documents, within three days after the last date of submission of Application Forms. Thereafter, no claim, whatsoever, will be entertained by the University.

Candidates are advised to keep Transaction Reference Number (given in the Payment receipt), Password and Application Form Number for downloading the Admit card.

The candidature of the candidate, whose fee has not been received up to the prescribed last date and time, will not be considered for the examination.

  • Submission of downloaded Application Forms & Documents (Hardcopy):
  • There is no need to submit hard copy of the downloaded Application Form in the SET office before the examination. However, all the candidates must keep it along with proof of fee with them for future reference. Only the candidates who qualify the JKSET/LASET-2023 Examination shall have to submit the copy of the downloaded forms. Print receipt along related documents immediately after the declaration of the JKSET/LASET result for physical verification (as per scheduled to be notified separately).
  • The qualified candidates shall be issued SET Certificates only after the physical verification of their Eligibility and Category related documents/Certificates. In case of detection of the false declaration of Reserve Category at the time of Application, the candidature of the such candidates will be cancelled and they can be debarred from appearing in next three JKSET/LASET.


  1. Please consult the JKSET/LASET Information Bulletin available for download on the JKSET website for more detailed information.

Please note that the change of Centre will not be allowed under any Circumstances.