Admission to 3-year engineering diploma courses offered by government and private polytechnics in the state of Jammu and Kashmir will be through JK Polytechnic Entrance Test 2020. The online application form will be available tentatively from the first week of January 2020. The entrance exam, also known as JKPET, will be conducted by JKBOPEE tentatively in the first week of April. The mode of the exam will be pen-and-paper based, while the syllabus will be equivalent to class 10 level. Questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and also English and will be objective type. The answer key of JKPET 2020 will be released by Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (JKBOPEE) after the conclusion of the examination. The result of the exam will be published in local dailies as well as online, tentatively by or before first week of May 2020 and will include details like score and rank obtained in the exam.
The merit list for counselling will be prepared based on marks obtained by the candidate in the entrance exam. The counselling process will be conducted online tentatively from the second week of May, but if there will be any vacant seats left, a manual (mop-up) round will also be held to fill up those seats. Please note in the event the entrance exam is not held due to any reason, in such an eventuality the merit list will be prepared based on qualifying exam (class 10) marks.
Upcoming Dates and Events
04 Jan, 2020 - 06 Mar, 2020 (Tentative)
Application | Mode: Online
25 Mar, 2020 (Tentative)
Admit Card | Mode: Online
07 Apr, 2020 (Tentative)
Answer Key | Mode: Online
Exam | Mode: Offline
07 May, 2020 (Tentative)
Result | Mode: Offline and Online
11 May, 2020 (Tentative)
Counselling - Start Date | Mode: Offline and Online
The eligibility criteria of JK Polytechnic 2020 comprise of the set of conditions prescribed by exam officials that the candidates have to meet to be considered for admission. Any candidate who doesn't meet any of the mandatory eligibility criteria would no longer be considered for admission even if he/she qualifies in the entrance exam. The important eligibility criteria that candidates are required to meet have been described below.JK Polytechnic Eligibility Criteria 2020
Reservation of seats
Open Merit (OM)
Scheduled Caste (SC)
Scheduled Tribes (ST)
Socially and Educationally Backward Classes
Children of Defense Personnel (CDP)
Tuition fee Waiver (TFW) (over and above intake capacity )
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
The application form of JK Polytechnic 2020 will be released through online mode tentatively in the first week of January; applications submitted in offline mode won’t be accepted. The last date to submit completed applications will be tentatively in the first week of March. To make the application filling process smooth and error-free, one must keep ready soft copies of documents like photograph, signature and thumb impression, as well as academic documents and credit card/debit card/net banking details. Also, only correct and verifiable information must be used, as otherwise if the candidate is found forging information during the document verification process, he/she may be barred from the admission process altogether.
How to fill the JK Polytechnic 2020 Application Form
Specification of documents to be uploaded
Permanent Residence Certificate
Date of Birth Certificate
Marks Sheet of the Qualifying Examination
Category Certificate (if applicable)
The exam pattern of JK Polytechnic 2020 lists out the structure of the exam, be it the mode in which the entrance exam will be conducted, types of questions asked, marking scheme, duration of the exam, etc. The candidate by going through the exam pattern thus will be able to effective prepare for the exam and thereby improve his or chance of admission.
JK Polytechnic Exam Pattern 2020
Subject-wise and total questions asked
Number of Questions
Exam officials will release the admit card of JK Polytechnic 2020 in online mode tentatively in the fourth week of March. It will carry important exam-specific details like time and date of the exam, name and address of the exam centre, and also the roll number of the candidate. On exam day, all candidates need to bring the admit card with them and display it on demand to authorities; without the admit card, no candidate would be allowed to take the exam. In addition, it will be required for subsequent admission formalities, so care must be taken not to damage or lose it.
How to download the JK Polytechnic 2020 admit card
The exam authorities will release the answer key of JK Polytechnic 2020 that will contain the official answers to the questions asked in the entrance exam. The candidate by referring to the answer key will be able to determine probable scores, and thus access their chances of admission before the actual result is declared. There will also be provisions to challenge the answer key and question paper. The final and revised answer key will be released after considering all such complaints.
The result of JK Polytechnic 2020 will be declared by authorities tentatively in the first week of May. It will be published in the form of merit list. Using the marks obtained by the candidates in the entrance exam, authorities will release a merit list which will be used for short-listing candidates for counselling and seat allotment. In the unlikely event of the entrance exam not being conducted, the merit list will be derived based on aggregate marks of class 10 (or qualifying exam). The merit list consists of category-specific, so reserved category candidates may appear in more than one merit lists.
If two or more candidates scores the same marks in the entrance exam, the inter-se merit will be determined in the following sequence:
The branch and category-wise cutoff of JK Polytechnic 2020 will be determined for all the participating institutes of the exam. The cutoff generally indicates the last rank for which admission is offered to a particular branch and category of the specific institute. So it is always a good idea to score a better rank than the cutoff rank to have a good chance of admission.
It may be noted that the cutoff ranks are not static, but vary from branch to branch, category to category, and also institute to institute. It is because it depends on variables like – number of seats on offer, the category of the candidate, applications received for admission, etc.
Mode of Counselling:
The counselling of JK Polytechnic 2020 will be conducted for eligible candidates in online mode. To participate in online counselling, short-listed candidates will have to get registered and participate in choice filling process. There will be likely three online seat allotment rounds, which will be followed by a personal (mop-up) round to fill vacant seats. Candidates during counselling will be able to opt for up-gradation in subsequent rounds if they are not offered first-preferred seats.
JK Polytechnic 2020 Counselling Procedure
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