In line with the UGC Regulations, the State of Jammu & Kashmir has been conducting the State Eligibility Test, SET (previously called SLET) for determining the eligibility of candidates for selection as Assistant Professors in the Colleges and Universities of Jammu & Kashmir state. Six SLET Examinations were conducted by the University of Jammu which was Nodal Agency for conduct of SET Examinations till 2010. The University of Kashmir was designated as Nodal Agency for conduct of one SET Examination in Jammu & Kashmir in 2012. We conducted J&K SET-2013 on 1st of September 2013 and the result of the same was declared on 20th of December, 2013. During this test 19552 candidates appeared in 36 subjects and about 1547 candidates in different subjects qualified the Test. After successful conduct and completion of the 1st SET by the J & K SET Agency, University of Kashmir, the UGC was approached for renewal of accreditation to the University for conduct of more SET examinations which has been granted for three more SETs in three successive years, June 2015 onwards. The J & K SET Agency, University of Kashmir, after necessary preparation conducted 2nd JKSET-2016, was conducted on May 22, 2016. During this test 36201 candidates appeared in the test in 37 subjects. After successful evaluation about 2179 candidates qualified the test in 37 subjects. The JKSET-2017-18 will be conducting on 11-03-2018 for which the detailed notification and related information has been uploded on JKSET website. The willing candidates may, in their own interest, download the relevant syllabi and previous question papers and start preparations forthwith. We wish all of them a successful future. Final dates and schedules will be uploaded soon.
Prof. Irshad Ahmad Nawchoo