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JKCET

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Jammu And Kashmir Board Of Professional Entrance Examinations Common Entrance Test

The Jammu and Kashmir Common Entrance Test (JKCET) is a state-level entrance exam conducted annually by the Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (JKBOPEE) for admission into various undergraduate engineering, architecture and pharmacy courses offered by government and private institutes in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. JKCET is considered one of the toughest entrance exams with only 15- 20% qualifying rate. The exam tests students on subjects like physics, chemistry and mathematics up to the 12th standard syllabus of JKBOSE, CBSE and other state boards.

Over 25,000 students appear for the exam every year competing for over 3,500 engineering and pharmacy seats across the state. JKCET 2023 is scheduled on May 20-21. The results are usually declared in the first week of June. Selected candidates then participate in counselling rounds for seat allotment. Registration for JKCET 2024 is expected to start in February 2024. The exam dates for JKCET 2024 will be announced by JKBOPEE later in the year 2023 most likely in November or December 2023 along with the information brochure.


JKCET 2024 Exam Dates

Event Date
Applications Open First week of January 2024
Applications Close Third week of January 2024
Admit Card Release First week of April 2024
Exam Date 28th May 2024
Result Declaration Last week of June 2024

JKCET 2024 Highlights

Highlight Details
Exam Name Jammu and Kashmir Common Entrance Test (JKCET)
Conducting Body Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (JKBOPEE)
Exam Level State Level
Eligibility Candidates must have passed the 12th standard examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
Exam Pattern The exam will be conducted in a single shift. The duration of the exam will be 3 hours 30 minutes. The exam will consist of 180 multiple choice questions (MCQs).
Subject Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
Language The exam will be conducted in English and Hindi.
Application Mode Online
Application Fee Rs. 1000 for General/OBC/EWS candidates and Rs. 500 for SC/ST candidates
Exam Centers The exam will be conducted at various centers across Jammu and Kashmir.
Result Declaration The result will be declared in the month of June 2024.
Counselling The counselling process will be conducted by the JKBOPEE.

JKCET 2024 Exam Pattern:

Exam Mode Pen and Paper Based Test (Offline)
Number of Questions 180
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Duration of Exam 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Subject Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
Language English and Hindi
Negative Marking Each incorrect answer will result in a deduction of 0.25 marks.
Passing Criteria The minimum qualifying marks for the JKCET 2024 are 40%.

JKCET 2024 Marking Scheme:

Section Number of Questions Marks per Question Maximum Marks Negative Marking
Physics 60 2.5 150 0.25
Chemistry 60 2.5 150 0.25
Mathematics 60 2.5 150 0.25
Total 180 7.5 225 0.25

JKCET 2024 Best Books:

Subject Book Author
Physics Concepts of Physics by HC Verma HC Verma
Chemistry NCERT Chemistry NCERT
Mathematics Tata McGraw Hill Objective Mathematics for JEE Main and Advanced R.S. Aggarwal
General Aptitude A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning by M.G.K. Warrier M.G.K. Warrier
Numerical Ability Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal R.S. Aggarwal

JKCET 2024 Eligibility Criteria:

Category Eligibility
Open Merit/Defence Personnel Wards/Wards of Paramilitary Forces/Wards of State Police Personnel 45% marks at the qualifying exam level (10+2 level)
Backward Classes (Educationally/Socially/SC/ST) and Sports Category 40% marks in class XIIth exam (or equivalent
Age At least 17 years or older as of December 31, 2023There is no upper age limit to apply for JKCET 2023
Residency of the candidate  A resident of the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh (must provide the domicile certificate issued by competent authority)
Subject Category 10+2 qualified (or equivalent) from a recognised Board or University and must have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM) at the qualifying exam level
JKCET 2024 Application Fees

Category Application Fee
General INR 1200/-
SC/ST/PwD INR 600/-
Kashmiri Migrant INR 600/-

JKCET Exam Pattern 2024

Exam Mode Pen and Paper Based Test (Offline)
Number of Questions 180
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Duration of Exam 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Subject Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
Language English and Hindi
Negative Marking Each incorrect answer will result in a deduction of 0.25 marks.
Passing Criteria The minimum qualifying marks for the JKCET 2024 are 40%.

JKCET Participating Colleges 2024

Name of College Total No. of Seats
SSM College of Engineering, Baramulla (Kashmir) 600
Government College of Engineering and Technology, Ganderbal, (Kashmir) 300
MBS College of Engineering and Technology, Babliana (Jammu) 360
Government College of Engineering and Technology, Chak Bhalwal (Jammu) 300
University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jangalote (Kathua) 120
BCET Samba 300
Model Insitute of Engineering and Technology, Kot Bhalwal (Jammu) 420
Yogananda College of Engineering and Technology, Patoli (Jammu) 420
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