JKCET 2022: Registration Started, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Admission Process

JKCET 2022 application form has been released online by the Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (JKBOPEE) To register for the admission process, the candidates will have to fill out and submit the JKCET application form 2022 until April 7. The official JKCET 2022 exam date is May 22. JKCET 2022 will be held as a pen-and-paper-based test and the questions will be based on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. On the basis of the candidate’s performance in the entrance examination, allotment of seats will be done through JKCET 2022 counselling process. Read the full article to know more about JKCET 2022.

What is JKCET?

JKCET stands for Jammu & Kashmir Common Entrance Test, conducted by the Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (JKBOPEE). Candidates striving for admission to BE/BTech programme in the government and private colleges of Jammu and Kashmir can register for JKCET. After qualifying JKCET, candidates will become eligible for admission to various courses under BE/BTech like Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Communication Engineering and Bio-Medical Engineering.

JKCET 2022

JKCET 2022 Highlights

Candidates can check the highlights of JKCET 2022 from the table given below.

Particulars Details
Name of the Exam Jammu & Kashmir Common Entrance Test or JKCET
Conducted By Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (JKBOPEE)
Exam Level Undergraduate
Exam Frequency Annual
Mode of Exam Pen-and-Paper-Based Test
Total Registrations N/A
Course offered through the exam BE/BTech
Exam Fees INR 1200
Exam Duration 3 Hours
Number of Section 3 – Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
Total Questions 180
Marking Scheme 1 mark will be given for every correct answer. 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
Medium of Exam English
Colleges Accepting Exam Score BE/BTech admissions in the government and private colleges of Jammu and Kashmir
No. of Test Cities N/A
Official Website jkbopee.gov.in
Contact Details JKCET Email ID: jak.bopee@jk.gov.in

JKCET Helpline: 191 – 2479371, 191 – 2470102

JKCET 2022 Dates 

Candidates can check the JKCET dates 2022 for various events in the table below.

Events Dates (Tentative)
Release of application form 17-Mar-2022
Last date to fill out the application form 07-Apr-2022
Last date to pay the fee To be notified
Last date to upload the document To be notified
Uploading of 10+2 marks To be notified
Admit card release date To be notified
JKCET 2022 22-May-2022
Declaration of result To be notified

JKCET 2022 Application Form

Candidates can now fill out the JKCET application form 2022 online. Only eligible candidates will be able to fill out the JKCET application form and the non-eligible candidates shall be liable for rejection. JKCET application process will consist of registration, filling out the form, uploading documents and payment of the fee. Incomplete and invalid applications will be rejected. Before filling out the form, the candidates are advised to check the official eligibility criteria. 

JKCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Meeting the eligibility criteria to apply for JKCET 2022 is very essential as the applications of non-eligible candidates will not be accepted. Candidates can read the JKCET eligibility criteria below:  

  • Candidates should be a permanent resident of Jammu & Kashmir as defined in section 6 of the Constitution of the Jammu & Kashmir State.
  • They must have passed the Class 12 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from a recognized Board or any equivalent examination from a recognized Institute with at least 50% (40% for reserved category).
  • Candidates should have completed 17 years as of December 31, 2022.
  • Candidates who are going to appear in the Class 12 examination in 2022 can also apply for the JKCET.

Note: There is no upper age bar for appearing in the JKCET 2022 for admission to Engineering Courses, both in Government and Private Colleges.

JKCET 2022 Reservation Policy

The reservation policy for different categories can be seen in the table below:

Categories Reservation
Open Merit (OM) 50%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 8%
Scheduled Tribe (ST)
Scheduled Tribe, Gujjar & Bakerwal (STGB) 6%
Scheduled Tribe, Leh District (STL) 2%
Scheduled Tribe, Kargil District (STK) 2%
Scheduled Tribes Others (STO) 1%
Socially and Educationally Backward Classes
Weak and Under Privileged Classes, Social Castes (OSC) 2%
Residents of Backward Area (RBA) 20%
Residents of Area Adjoining Actual Line of Control (ALC) 3%
Children of Defense Personnel (CDP) 3%
Children of Para Military Forces and State Police Personnel (JKPMF/SPP) 1%
Candidates possessing outstanding proficiency in Sports 2%
Tuition fee Waiver (TFW) * (over and above intake capacity) 5%

JKCET 2022 Syllabus

The authorities will release the JKCET syllabus 2022 online. The subjects, topics and units that have to be studied for the entrance exam will be released through the JKCET syllabus. The candidates are advised to check the syllabus to be well-prepared for the exam and to know the important topics that will be referred to while preparing the question paper.

JKCET 2022 Exam Pattern

The candidates should check the official JKCET exam pattern 2022 to prepare for the exam. The information related to how the exam will be conducted i.e., the mode, duration, type of questions, marking scheme and more will be available in the JKCET exam pattern. As per the exam pattern of JKCET 2022, the examination will be held as a pen-and-paper-based test.

JKCET 2022 Preparation Tips

Some of the preparation tips of JKCET 2022 can be checked below.

  • Before starting the preparation process, the candidates are advised to check the official JKCET 2022 exam pattern and syllabus. This will enable the candidates to know how to prepare for the exam.
  • Candidates should prepare a personalized timetable to finish their studies before the exam date.
  • Mock tests should be practised regularly so that the candidates are able to identify their commonly made mistakes.
  • Revision should be done daily to avoid forgetting what has been earlier studied.

JKCET 2022 Admit Card

The admission authority will issue the JKCET admit card 2022 a few days after the application process is over. Candidates will be able to download admit card of JKCET 2022 in online mode only. To download the admit card, they will need login credentials like username and password. Details regarding the exam date, venue, timings and more will be available on the admit card.

JKCET 2022 Answer Key

Candidates will be able to access the JKCET answer key 2022 after the exam is over. The correct answers to the question paper will be available in the answer key. Candidates can make representation, if any, against any question in the required format within a period of three working days.

JKCET 2022 Result

The scores and ranks obtained in the entrance examination will be released through the JKCET result 2022. After the result is released, the JKCET merit list will be prepared on the inter-se merit acquired by students in the exam (descending order for Open Merit Category and for each Reserved Category, separately). Qualified candidates will be able to participate in the counselling process.

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