JKCET 2023: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern

JKCET 2022JKCET 2023 will be organized in third week of April 2023. Jammu and Kashmir Common Entrance Test (JKCET) is a state-level examination which is conducted every year. JKBOPEE (Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examination) conducts the JKCET examination. The Application form for JKCET 2023 will be released in the fourth week of February 2023 through online mode. Those candidates who are seeking admission in various UG Engineering courses offered at various Government and Private colleges across the country must apply for JKCET before the last date. We have provided complete information about application form, exam dates, eligibility, pattern, etc. of the JKCET 2023.

JKCET 2023 Overview

Name of the examJammu & Kashmir Common Entrance Test
AcronymJKCET
Type of ExamUndergraduate
Level of examState-Level
Conducting BodyJKBOPEE (Jammu & Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examination)
Frequency of ConductOnce a year
Application modeOnline
Exam DateApril 2023
Duration of exam3 Hours

JKCET 2023 Exam Dates

Check the complete tentative dates for the JKCET 2023 examination:

EventsImportant Dates
The application Form Starts fromFebruary 2023
Last Date for Online Registration1st week of March 2023
Release of Admit Card2nd week of April 2023
Date of Exam3rd week of April 2023
Declaration of Results2nd week of May 2023
Counselling Starts2nd week of Aug 2023

JKCET 2023 Application Form

Following are the complete details with instructions regarding the JKCET 2023 Application Form:

  • The availability of the application form will be through online mode only.
  • The application form will be provided in the month of January 2023 till the fourth week of February 2023.
  • While filling in the correct details, candidates must upload the scanned images of signature, photo, and thumb impression in the given format such as JPG/ JPEG only.
  • The size of the photo, thumb impression, marks certificate & category certificate must be as per the specifications only.
  • Fill complete details carefully in the application as no correction window will open for modifications.
  • Once the form is completely filled, take a printout of it for future reference.

Application Fee:

  • JKCET 2023 Application fee is Rs 1200/-.
  • Application fees can be submitted through online mode.
  • Candidates can use a credit card, debit card, and Net Banking payment gateways for the transaction of application fee.
  • Candidate will get an option to make the payment by offline or online mode.
  • If the candidate is proceeding with the online payment mode then it can be done by HDFC payment option by credit card or debit card.
  • For the offline mode, the candidate can make payment by bank challan at any of the branches of HDFC bank or Jammu & Kashmir bank.

JKCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Check below details about JKCET Eligibility 2023:

  • Nationality: Candidates must be citizen of India.
  • Age Limit: The minimum age of the candidate must be 17 years as of 31st December 2023 to be eligible for admission.
  • Qualification: Candidates must have passed class 12th or its equivalent from any recognized educational board.
  • Qualifying Marks: Candidates must have acquired at least 50% marks (45% marks for reserved category candidates) to be eligible for the JKCET examination.
  • Subjects: Candidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English subjects in the qualifying examination.
  • Appearing: Candidates who are going to appear in the 12th or equivalent exam in 2023 can also apply for admission.

JKCET 2023 Exam Pattern

The authority releases the details of JKCET exam pattern in the brochure. Candidates can know various details about the exam in the below given section:

  • Mode of Examination: The exam will be held in offline (pen and paper) mode.
  • Medium of Language: The language of the paper will be English.
  • Time Duration: 3 hours will be given to the candidates to solve the paper.
  • Type of Questions: Questions in the paper will be Multiple choice type (MCQs).
  • Number of Questions: There will be 180 questions in the paper.
  • Distribution of Questions (Section wise): There will be 60 questions in Physics section; 60 questions in Chemistry and 60 questions in Mathematics subject.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct response, +1 mark will be awarded. -0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response.

The distribution of questions and marks for JKCET 2023 is as follows:

SubjectsQuestionsMarks
Chemistry6060
Physics6060
Mathematics6060
Total180180

JKCET Syllabus 2023

The board releases the subject-wise syllabus for JKCET 2023 along with the brochure. Check below the subject wise syllabus mentioned:

Syllabus of Mathematics:

Sets, Relations, and FunctionsLimit, Continuity, and Differentiation
Complex Number, Linear Inequation, Linear ProgrammingIntegration and Differential Equations
Sequence and series, Permutation and combination and Binomial theoremStraight lines and conic sections
Trignometric and DeterminantsStatistics and Probability
Matrices and DeterminantsVectors and three-dimensional geometry

Syllabus of Physics:

Physical-world and MeasurementThe behavior of Perfect gas and Kinetic theory
KinematicsOscillations and waves
Laws of MotionElectrostatics
Work, Energy, and PowerCurrent Electricity
The motion of the System of particles and rigid bodyMagnetic effects of current and magnetism
GravitationOptics
Properties of Bulk MatterDual nature of matter and radiation
ThermodynamicsAtoms and Nuclei
Electronic DevicesCommunication System

Syllabus of Chemistry:

Chemical Arithmetic and Atomic StructureChemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Chemical EquilibriumChemistry of Representative elements
Chemical KineticsTransition elements including lanthanides
SolutionsCoordination Chemistry
Chemical ThermodynamicsHydrocarbons
Redox reactions and ElectrochemistryOrganic chemistry based on functional group
Solid-state and states of matterMolecules of Life
Surface chemistryPolymers

JKCET 2023 Preparation Tips

Following are some effective tips and tricks for better preparation of examination:

  • Check complete syllabus and pattern then prepare accordingly.
  • Attempt mock tests and practice sample papers.
  • Make a study routine and follow it in a disciplined manner.
  • Solve past question papers.
  • Prepare short notes and revise them.
  • Prepare for the exam from books recommended by the professionals.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: The JKCET application form will be released in February 2023.

Answer: JKCET 2023 will be conducted by the J&K Board of Professional Entrance Examination.

Answer: No, the application form can only be submitted through online mode.

Answer: There will be Multiple-choice type of questions (MCQs) in the paper.

Answer: The exam will be conducted through online mode only.

Answer: 1 mark will be awarded on each correct answer and 1/4 will be deducted on every negative marking.

Answer: The Medical Colleges in Jammu and Kashmir do not participate in 15% of All India Quota Seats in MBBS and BDS Courses in J&K Medical and Dental Colleges.

Answer: No, candidates belonging to other states are not eligible to apply for the exam as per JKCET eligibility criteria.

JKCET 2023 Admit Card

The candidates will be able to get JKCET 2023 Admit Card for the entrance exam by online mode. The candidates who have completed the application process and have an application fee will be eligible to download the admit card from the website.

The admit card is an important document for the candidates that must be kept safe as it contains all the important details such as applicants name, roll number, photograph, signature, and some exam instructions, exam date, exam time, exam venue, and many more. So, candidates are instructed to keep the admit card securely along with them.

JKCET 2023 Answer Key

JKCET 2023 Answer Key will be released by online mode on the website of the Jammu and Kashmir Board. After a week of completion of the JKCET entrance exam, the candidates will be able to download the JKCET answer key.

The candidates have to visit the website of the board to download the JKCET answer key. Students have to use their login credentials generated at the time of registration to download the answer key.

In case candidates have any doubt regarding JKCET answer key they can send a written appeal to the authorities. The candidates will have to send the written appeal along with documentary proof along with a payment of challenge to JKCET and a challenge fee.

JKCET 2023 Result

The candidates will be able to check the details about JKCET 2023 result by online mode. The board will release result on the website by 2nd week of May 2023. The candidates who want to download the JKCET result will have to use their registration number and date of birth.

The authority will not provide any hard copy of the result to the candidates by offline or any other mode. So candidates must take copies of the downloaded JKCET result online and keep them safe for future reference.

JKCET 2023 Merit List

The JKCET 2023 Merit List will be prepared by the authority based on the performance of the candidates in the exam. The merit list will contain the name of the nominated candidates who have secured higher ranks in the entrance exam.

The candidates will get shortlisted by the authority to provide admission in different courses offered in different colleges located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It will be released by online mode on the website of the university.

JKCET 2023 Seat Reservation Criteria

The candidates will be able to get the complete details about the JKCET Seat Reservation Criteria as decided by the Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examination.

  • 50% is the reservation for the General (GEN) category.
  • 25% for Other Backward Class (OBC)
  • 8% for Scheduled Caste (SC)
  • 11% for Scheduled Tribe (ST)
  • 3% for Children of Defense Personnel
  • 2% for Sports Quota

JKCET 2023 Counseling

The shortlisted candidates will get a call for the JKCET counseling process on the basis of the merit list. The counseling schedule will be released by online mode on the website. Candidates will get the counseling letter by online mode through the website of JKCET/ JKBOPEE only.

Selected candidates will be required to carry the original certificate and the counseling fee of Rs 500/-. Candidates will have to choose the colleges as well as the course/ program as per their preferences/ choices.

For the document verification rounds, candidates must additionally provide the following documents:

  • 10th class mark sheet and certificate
  • 12th class mark sheet and certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • Residence Certificate
  • JKCET Admit Card
  • JKCET Result
  • Photo ID Proof, etc.

If you have any other query regarding JKCET 2023, you can ask your query in the comments section given below.

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  1. Uzair says:

    what is the max age limit for jkcet entrence exam?

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