JKCET 2021: Registration (Started), Eligibility, Exam Dates, 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 Examination (JKBOPEE) every year to provide admission to students for various undergraduate engineering courses in Jammu & Kashmir state. The examination will be conducted in April 2021. Candidates, who are interested in seeking admission to engineering colleges in Jammu and Kashmir State, can get detailed information about JKCET 2021 through this article.

JKCET 2021 Latest Update - The online application process for Jammu Kashmir Common Entrance Test (JK-CET) 2021 has started on 14th March 2021. Candidates can fill the online JKCET 2021 application form till 6th April 2021 by visiting the official website.

JKCET 2021: 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


Available Application Forms

JKCET Exam 2021 Important Dates

Check out important dates for filling JKCET 2021 application forms, getting admit cards, etc.

Exam Events

Important Dates

Commencement of Online Application Form

14th March 2021

Last date for Submission of Online Application Form and Application Fee

6th April 2021

Availability of Admit Card

April 2021

JKCET 2021 Exam date

April 2021

Declaration of Result

May 2021


May 2021

JKCET Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

JKCET Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

JKCET Exam Pattern 2021

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:

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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 marks 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 the cities of Jammu and Srinagar.

JKCET Exam Syllabus 2021

There are three subjects - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, which are covered under the JKCET.  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 2021 Eligibility

Prior to appearing for the JKCET 2021 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 2021 Application Process

The JKCET application process has started on 14th March 2021 and will continue till 6th April 2021. 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 the ‘Apply Online for Common Entrance Test 2021’ link
  • Click on the ‘Click here to fill Application’ link
  • Click on the ‘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 & 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 2021 Admit Card -

The admit card will be available to candidates through online mode in April 2021. 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 Exam Result 2021

The JKCET 2021 result will be declared in May 2021 on 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 Counselling 2021

Candidates, who clear the written exam, will be called for the counselling session. The counselling process will be conducted in both offline and online mode. The schedule for the counselling process will be released later. During counselling, they will get an opportunity to select a 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.

JKCET Counselling Centers

The counselling will be conducted at the following centres:

  • Jammu
  • Srinagar

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

JKCET 2021 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The JKCET 2021 exam will be held in April 2021. The exact exam date will be announced soon. Here are the frequently asked questions related to the exam.

Q: When will the online application process for the JKCET exam 2021 start?

A: The application process for the 2021 session has started on 14th March 2021.

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

A: The online application process will end on 6th April 2021.

Q: When will the JKCET 2021 admit cards be made available to candidates?

A: Admit cards will be made available to candidates through online mode in April 2021.

Q: When will the JKCET 2021 exam commence?

A: The exam will be held in April. The exact exam date is yet to be announced.

Q: When will the counselling for this exam start?

A: The counselling process will begin in May 2021.

Q: What are the minimum and maximum age limits for taking the JKCET exam 2021?

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.