JKCET 2024: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam pattern and Syllabus

The Jammu and Kashmir Common Entrance Test (JKCET) is organized by the Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examination (JKBOPEE) every year. It is a state-level entrance exam conducted for admission into various UG Engineering programmes offered at various government and private colleges located in the state of Jammu & Kashmir.

The exam will be held in offline mode i.e., pen and paper-based test. Qualified candidates will get admission to B.E/B.Tech courses in various disciplines. Interested and eligible candidates must submit their application form on or before the due date. Aspirants can check the complete details regarding JKCET 2024 from the article below.

JKCET 2024 Important Dates (tentative)

Candidates can check the tentative schedule regarding the JKCET exam 2024 from the table below.

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EventsDates (tentative)
Availability of application formFebruary 2024
Last date to submit the application formMarch 2024
Release of admit cardApril 2024
JKCET Exam DateMay 2024
Announcement of resultMay 2024
JKCET Counselling dateAugust 2024

JKCET Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates need to satisfy the necessary eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. The details regarding the eligibility criteria are as follows

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Indian nationals are eligible to apply.

The minimum age of candidates must be 17 years at the time of admission.

Candidates must have passed class 12th in PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) and English subjects with no less than 50% marks (45% marks for candidates belonging to reserved category).

Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply. 

JKCET Application Form 2024

The authority will release the application form for JKCET in February 2024. The application form will be available in online mode only.

Candidates will have to first complete the registration process by providing details like email id, mobile number, name, etc.

Once the registration is over, login and start filling out the application form with the required details.

After filling out the application form, the candidate must upload the important documents in the prescribed format.

Verify the details before submitting the application form as no correction facility will be provided later.

Candidates need to pay the necessary application fee to complete the application process.

Don’t forget to take the printout of the duly filled application form for further usage.

Application Fee

The Application fee for JKCET will be Rs 1200/-. The fee payment can be made through online mode only using a credit card, debit card, and net banking gateways. The fee is non-refundable under any circumstances.

JKCET Exam Pattern 2024

The exam pattern details for JKCET are mentioned below.

Exam ModeOffline (pen and paper-based)
Medium of paperEnglish
Duration3 hours
Number of questions180
Type of questionsMultiple Choice Questions
Number of sections3 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
Marking criteria+1 for each correct answer 0.25 for each negative response

JKCET Exam Syllabus 2024

The candidates are advised to go through the syllabus entirely to be well-prepared for the exam. The authority will release the syllabus online on its official website. Some of the important topics related to JKCET syllabus are listed below.

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MathematicsSets, Relations, and Functions, Limit, Continuity, and Differentiation, Complex Number, Trigonometric and Determinants, Linear Programming, Linear Inequation,        Integration and Differential Equations, Sequence and series, Statistics and Probability, Straight lines and conic sections, Permutation and combination and Binomial theorem, Vectors and three-dimensional geometry, Matrices and Determinants
PhysicsPhysical-world and Measurement, Kinematics, The behavior of Perfect gas and Kinetic theory, Laws of Motion, Electrostatics, Oscillations and waves, Work, Energy, and Power, Gravitation, Dual nature of matter and radiation, Current Electricity, Atoms and Nuclei, Optics, Thermodynamics            , The motion of the System of particles and rigid body,              Properties of Bulk Matter, Magnetic effects of current and magnetism, Communication System, Electronic Devices
ChemistryChemical Arithmetic and Atomic Structure, Chemical Equilibrium, Coordination Chemistry, Hydrocarbons, Polymers, Solutions, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Transition elements including lanthanides, Molecules of Life, Chemical Kinetics, Chemical Thermodynamics, Solid-state and states of matter, Redox reactions and Electrochemistry, Chemistry of Representative elements, Surface chemistry, Organic chemistry based on functional group

JKCET Admit Card 2024

It is expected that the authority will release the admit card in April 2024 through online mode only. Candidates who registered for the exam will be able to download the admit card from the official website by entering their login credentials.

It will consist of details like the candidate’s name, roll number, photograph, signature, date and time of the exam, etc. The JKCET Hall ticket is an important document to carry at the examination centre. The authority will not allow any candidate to appear in the exam without a valid admit card.

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JKCET Answer Key 2024

The answer key will be released after the completion of the entrance test. The JKCET Answer key is expected to be released in May 2024 through online mode on the website. Candidates who appeared in the entrance exam will be able to download the answer key from the official website.

With the help of the answer key, candidates will be able to calculate their probable scores. In case of any discrepancy, candidates will have to send the written request along with documentary proof along with the payment of JKCET challenge fee.

JKCET Result 2024

The authority will announce the JKCET Result probably in June 2024. It will be made available through online mode only. Candidates have to use their registration number and date of birth to download their results.

A separate merit list will also be published based on JKCET Result. The merit list will contain the names of qualified students along with their rank and exam scores. Candidates are advised to take the printout of the scorecard and keep it safe for future reference.

JKCET Counselling 2024

Based on the JKCET merit rank, the shortlisted candidates will be invited for the counseling process. The JKCET counseling schedule will be published online mode on the official website. The shortlisted candidates must attend the counselling with carrying the original certificate and the counselling fee of Rs 1500/-.

At the time of counselling, candidates will have to select the colleges and courses/ programs as per their preferences.

List of Participating Colleges

The list of JKCET participating colleges is as follows

Government College of Engineering and Technology, Ganderbal, Kashmir

Government College of Engineering and Technology, Chak Bhalwal Jammu

University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jangalote, Kathua

MBS College of Engineering and Technology, Babliana, Jammu

Model Institute of Engineering and Technology, (MIET), Kotbhalwal, Jammu

SSM College of Engineering, Pattan, Baramulla, Kashmir

Bhargava College of Engineering and Technology, Supwal (Samba)

Yogananda College of Engineering and Technology, Patoli, Jammu


What are the courses offered through JKCET 2024?

The exam is conducted for offering UG Engineering admissions in the area of civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer engineering, communication engineering, computer science and engineering, electronics and communication engineering, computer science and engineering, information technology, electrical and electronics engineering, etc.

What will be the JKCET Exam mode?

The exam will be held in offline mode.

Is there any negative marking in JKCET?

Yes, a -0.25 mark will be deducted for incorrect answers.

What will be the JKCET 2024 Fee?

Candidates have to pay Rs 1200/- as an application fee.

Who will conduct JKCET Exam 2024?

The Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (JKBOPEE) is responsible for conducting the exam.

What is the minimum age limit to apply for the JKCET Exam?

The candidates must have completed at least 17 years of their age.

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