JKCET Exam 2020: Registration Started, Eligibility, Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus


The JKCET (Jammu & Kashmir Common Entrance Test) is a state-level examination.  It is conducted by the Jammu & Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations every year to provide admission to students for various undergraduate engineering courses in Jammu & Kashmir state. The examination is scheduled to be held on 26th April 2020. Candidates, who are interested in seeking admission to engineering colleges in Jammu and Kashmir State, can get detailed information about the exam through this article.

JKCET 2020 Latest Update - The online application process for Jammu Kashmir Common Entrance Test (JK-CET) 2020 has started now. Candidates can fill the online JKCET 2020 application form from 12th March 2020 to 31st March 2020 by visiting the official website.

JKCET Exam 2020: A Quick Overview

Name of the Exam

Jammu & Kashmir Common Entrance Test (JKCET)

Organizing Body

Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations

Category of the Exam

Undergraduate Engineering Entrance Exam

Exam Level

State Level

Exam frequency

Once in a year

Mode of Application


Mode of Exam


Exam Language


Exam Duration

3 Hours

Number of Seats

2,346 seats

Participating colleges


JKCET Exam 2020 Important Dates

Check out the tentative dates for filling in application forms, getting admit cards, etc. The dates for important events are mentioned below:

Exam Events

Important Dates

Commencement of Online Application Form

12th March 2020

Last date for Submission of Online Application Form and Application Fee

31st March 2020

Availability of Admit Card

13th April 2020

Exam date

26th April 2020

Declaration of Result

17th May 2020


27th May to 12th June 2020

JKCET Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

JKCET Exam Pattern 2020

Before candidates appear for the JKCET exam, it is important for candidates to know the exam pattern. Doing this will make them confident enough to take the exam. The exam pattern is tabulated below:

No. of paper


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Note: The mode of the exam will be offline. There will be multiple choice questions. 1 mark will be awarded for every right answer and 0.25 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. So, candidates are advised not to try their guesses. The exam will be held at different centres located in cities of Jammu and Srinagar.

JKCET Exam Syllabus 2020

There are three subjects - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, which are covered under JKCET entrance.  The syllabus for each of these subjects is explained below:

Physics: Physical World and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Gravitation, Properties of Bulk Matter, Thermodynamics, Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory, Oscillations and Waves, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices and Communication System.

Chemistry: Chemical Arithmetic & Atomic Structure, Chemical Equilibrium, Chemical Kinetics, Solutions, Chemical Thermodynamics, Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry, Solid State & States of Matter, Surface Chemistry, Periodic Properties, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Chemistry of Representative Elements, Transition Elements including Lanthanides, Co-ordination Chemistry, Nomenclature and Basic Concepts in Organic Chemistry, Hydrocarbons, Organic Chemistry based on Functional Group – I, Organic Chemistry based on Functional Group – II, Organic Chemistry based on Functional Group – III, Molecules of Life and Polymers.

Mathematics: Sets, Relations and Functions; Complex Number, Linear In equation, Linear Programming; Sequence and Series, Permutation and Combination & Binomial Theorem; Trigonometric and Inverse Trigonometry Functions; Matrices and Determinants; Continuity and Differentiation; Integration and Differential Equations; Straight Lines and Conic Sections; Statistics and Probability and Vectors and Three Dimensional Geometry.

JKCET Exam 2020 Eligibility

Prior to appearing for the JKCET exam, candidates need to ensure whether or not they are eligible for this exam with regard to their nationality, age and educational qualification.


Candidates must be citizens of India and permanent resident of Jammu & Kashmir state.


The minimum age limit for this exam is 17. There is no maximum age limit.

Educational Qualification

Candidates should be 12th pass with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English with at least 50% marks from any recognized board. There is a relaxation in marks for the reserved categories of candidates, such as SC/ST, OBC, etc. They need to have at least 40% marks.

JKCET Exam 2020 Application Process

The JKCET application process is scheduled to begin from 12th March 2020 and will continue till 31st March 2020. Candidates must submit the completed application forms within the given time. Here is the process for filling the application form.

JKCET Application Form: How to Apply?

The JKCET application process is lengthy and candidates need to be very careful while filling in the form. The steps that they need to follow include the following:

  • Go to the official website - http://www.jkbopee.gov.in/
  • Click on ‘Apply Online for Common Entrance Test 2020’ link
  • Click on ‘Click here to fill Application’ link
  • Click on ‘Apply’ button
  • Fill in your name, date of birth, education, etc.
  • Note down your application number
  • Upload your recent photograph, signature, scanned copies of educational certificates and left-hand thumb impression in a given format
  • Click on ‘Click here to make payment’
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button
  • Finally, take a print out of your application for further use

JKCET Application Fee: The Mode of Payment

All categories of candidates need to pay ₹ 1200/-only. They can pay this amount through online mode—debit card/ credit card/net banking.

Other Details

How to Download JKCET Exam Admit Card -

The admit cards will be available to candidates through the online mode from 13th April 2020 onwards. They will be able to download it by considering the following steps:

  • Go to the official website - http://www.jkbopee.gov.in/
  • Click on the link ‘Admit Card’
  • Enter your application number and date of birth
  • The admit card will appear on the screen
  • Check whether all the information entered in your admit card is correct or not
  • On finding any discrepancy, bring it to the notice of the concerned authorities
  • If there are no discrepancies, download the admit card and take a print out of it.

JKCET Counselling 2020

Candidates, who qualify for the written exam, will be called for the counselling session. The counselling process will be conducted in both offline and online mode. The scheduled for the counselling process is from 27th May to 12th June 2020. During counselling, they will get an opportunity to select college and course of their choice that depends on their merit in the written exam. They need to bring the documents, such as permanent residence certificate, marks certificate, matriculation or equivalent examination certificate for date of birth proof, Challan copy and Category certificate for verification.

Counselling Centers

The counselling will be conducted at the following centers:

  • Jammu
  • Srinagar

Read the counselling letter carefully and carry all the documents required for the verification process.

JKCET Result 2020

The JKCET 2020 result is expected to be declared on 17th May 2020 at the official website. The result will be made available in PDF format. Apart from this, the result will be available in offices of the BOPEE (Board of Professional Entrance Examination), located at Srinagar and Jammu.

JKCET 2020 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The JKCET 2020 exam is scheduled to be held on 26th April 2020. Here are the frequently asked questions related to the exam.

Q: When will the online application process for the JKCET exam 2020 start?

A: The application process for the 2020 session is started from 12th March 2020.

Q: What is the last date for the online application of this exam?

A: The online application process will end on 31st March 2020.

Q: When will the JKCET 2020 admit cards be made available to candidates?

A: Admit cards will be made available to candidates through online mode from 13th April 2020 onwards.

Q: When will the JKCET 2020 exam commence?

A: The exam will be held on 26th April 2020.

Q: When will the counselling for this exam start?

A: The counselling process will begin on 27th May 2020.

Q: What are the minimum and the maximum age limits for taking the JKCET exam 2020?

A: The minimum age limit is 17, but there is no maximum age limit.

Q: What is the educational qualification required for this exam?

Candidate should be 12th pass with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with at least 50% marks from any recognized board. Reserved category candidates should have scored at least 40% marks.

Q: How will the candidates be selected for this exam?

A: The selection of candidates depends on the marks scored by them in the written exam. A merit list will be prepared and they will be selected accordingly.


JKCET 2020 exam is scheduled to be held on 26th April 2020. Check out the FAQs section here for most commonly asked questions related to the examination.