About JKPET 2020

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 has been made available from March 23, 2020. The entrance exam, also known as JKPET, will be conducted by JKBOPEE on May 10, 2020. The mode of the exam is pen-and-paper based, while the syllabus is equivalent to class 10 level. Questions are asked from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and also English and are 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.

JKPET 2020 Highlights

Full Exam Name JK Polytechnic Entrance Test
Short Exam Name JKPET
Conducting Body Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level State Level Exam
Languages English
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 500 Rs [Online]
Mode of Exam Offline
Mode of Counselling Online / Offline
Exam Duration 3 Hours
Number of Seats 5137 Seats

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JKPET 2020 Important Dates

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Upcoming Dates and Events

23 Mar, 2020 - 20 Apr, 2020

Application | Mode: Online Ongoing

01 May, 2020

Admit Card | Mode: Online

10 May, 2020

Exam | Mode: Offline

18 May, 2020 (Tentative)

Answer Key | Mode: Online

22 Jun, 2020 (Tentative)

Result | Mode: Offline and Online

29 Jun, 2020 (Tentative)

Counselling - Start Date | Mode: Offline and Online

JKPET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

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 

  • Domicile – The candidate needs to be a permanent resident of J&K State 
  • Qualifying exam – Must have passed Matriculation or equivalent exam with minimum 40% marks in aggregate; reserved category candidates need only 37% marks. Those appearing/appeared in the qualifying exam may also apply. 
  • Subjects in qualifying exam – Applicants also need to compulsorily pass Science and Mathematics in qualifying exam.
  • Age limit – No upper age limit has been set for sitting in the exam.

Reservation of seats


Reservation (%)

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 )


JKPET 2020 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

The application form of JK Polytechnic 2020 has been released through online mode on March 23 and thus, applications are not acceptable in offline mode. The last date to submit JK PET 2020 application form is April 20. 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 

  • Registration and filling of application form – In this step, the candidate has to enter details like name, date of birth, category, qualifying exam details, etc. Upon successful registration, the application number will be generated that the candidate needs to note down.
  • Payment of application fee – The application fee of Rs. 500 can be paid using online using net banking, credit or debit cards. 
  • Uploading of documents – The candidate has to next upload scanned documents in the format given in the table below:

Specification of documents to be uploaded





10-50 KB



10-50 KB


Thumb Impression

10-50 KB


Permanent Residence Certificate

100-200 KB


Date of Birth Certificate

100-200 KB


Marks Sheet of the Qualifying Examination

100-200 KB


Category Certificate (if applicable)

100-200 KB


  • Submit the application form – This is the last step of the application process. So, the candidate needs to check that all the particulars are in place and the application is duly filled before submitting it.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, SC, OBC, ST Online Male, Transgender, Female ₹ 500

JKPET 2020 Syllabus


Physics: Unit 01
Light-reflection and refraction
Physics: Unit 02
The human eye and the colourful world
Physics: Unit 03
Physics: Unit 04
Magnetic effect of current
Physics: Unit 05
Source of energy


Chemistry: Unit 01
Chemical reactions and equations
Chemistry: Unit 02
Periodic classification of elements
Chemistry: Unit 03
Carbon and its compound
Chemistry: Unit 04
Metals and non-metals
Chemistry: Unit 05
Acids, bases and salts


Mathematics: Unit 01
Real number
Mathematics: Unit 02
Arithmetic progression
Mathematics: Unit 03
Pair of linear equation in two variable
Mathematics: Unit 04
Mathematics: Unit 05
Mathematics: Unit 06
Co-ordinate geometry
Mathematics: Unit 07
Introduction to trigonometry
Mathematics: Unit 08
Heights and distances
Mathematics: Unit 09
Surface area and volumes
Mathematics: Unit 10

JKPET 2020 Exam Pattern

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

  • The exam will be offline based and of 3 hours duration
  • Question type will be Multiple Choice. A total of 180 questions will be asked from English, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • The level of questions asked will be of 10th standard 
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect attempt.
  • The question paper will be set in English language only

Subject-wise and total questions asked


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JKPET 2020 Admit Card

Exam officials will release the admit card of JK Polytechnic 2020 in online mode on May 1. 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

  • Click on the admit card download link
  • Log-in using applicant log-in credentials includes application number, date of birth and image shown.
  • Upon successful log-in, the admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and take a printout of the same for future use.

JKPET 2020 Exam Centers

State City
Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card

JKPET 2020 Answer Key

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.

JKPET 2020 Result

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:

  • Candidate with higher marks in Mathematics will be ranked higher
  • The one with higher marks in Physics will put place higher in merit list
  • If tie persists, the marks obtained in Chemistry will be considered, with the one with higher marks placed higher
  • Finally, the tie will be decided based on age, with the candidate older in age getting preference

JKPET 2020 Cutoff

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. 

JKPET 2020 Counselling

Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline

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

  • Registration – The candidates will have to register using PET roll number, score and rank.
  • Online choice filling – It is recommended to enter as many choices as possible to maximize one’s chances of admission.
  • Payment of counselling fee and locking of choices – Next the candidate has to pay the counselling fee of Rs. 500. Upon payment of the fee, the choices will also automatically get locked.
  • Allotment of seats – The allotment of seats will be based on the merit rank of the candidate and also choices entered.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • PET admit card
  • Counselling registration form
  • Identity proof
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Transfer certificate (if applicable)

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