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JKCET Previous Year Papers: Jammu and Kashmir Common Entrance Test or JKCET is a state-level examination conducted by the Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (JKBOPEE). All JKCET aspirants can stress their preparation by JKCET question paper with solutions PDFs from the links given in this article.

Aspirants must qualify for the JKCET for admission in B.E/B.Tech programmes in various non-public or government colleges of Jammu and Kashmir. Besides, reading textbooks and practice questions one must also solve the JKCET previous year’s papers. These papers help candidates comprehend the type of questions in the JKCET paper, time management and prioritise. Scroll down for more details.

JKCET Previous Year Papers: Exam Overview

The JKCET previous year’s papers will help the candidate get an edge over the other aspirants. So, before digging into the last year’s question paper, let us see the exam overview.

Full Exam NameJammu and Kashmir Common Entrance Test
Short Exam NameJKCET
Conducting BodyJammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations
Frequency of ConductOnce a Year
Exam LevelState Level Exam
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application Fee (General)Rs 1200 [Online]
Mode of ExamOffline
Mode of CounsellingOnline
Participating Colleges4
Exam Duration3 Hours
Number of Seats2346 Seats

JKCET Exam Pattern

Aspirants should check the exam pattern to know the number of questions, marking scheme, mode of examination and more. Check the following table for the exam pattern of JKCET.

Mode of the examination Offline
Language English 
Duration180 minutes
Question Types MCQs
Number of Questions180
Fee Rs 1,200
SubjectsPhysics- 60 Questions
Chemistry- 60 Questions
Mathematics- 60 Questions
Marking Scheme +1 will be awarded for every correct answer and -0.25 will be deducted for every incorrect answer

JKCET Previous Year Papers: Subject-wise PDFs

By analysing the last year’s JKCET question paper, candidates can understand the exam pattern and difficulty. Understanding the weightage of the chapters or topics asked in the exam is also essential to anticipate which section will have high weightage in the JKCET exam. Following are the benefits of practising the previous year’s question papers:

  • Practising last year’s question paper will help you manage your time better and improve your accuracy.
  • You will get an idea of the marking scheme and pattern of the examination. It will boost your confidence while writing the exam.
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JKCET Examination: Syllabus

JKBOPEE releases the JKCET syllabus. The entire syllabus is based on the 11th and 12th topics. The exam pattern of JKCET is quite similar to other state examinations. Following is the syllabus of the JKCET examination. We have divided the syllabus as per units in the NCERT textbooks:

Physics Topics for the Examination

The topics are as follows,

Units of Physics Sections 
Mechanics 1Mathematics in Physics, Motion in One Dimension, Motion in Two Dimensions and Projectile Motion, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Units and Dimensions, Work, Power, and Energy
Mechanics 2Center of Mass and Momentum Conservation, Circular Motion, Gravitation, Properties of Matter and Fluid Mechanics, Rotation, Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM)
Modern PhysicsAtomic Structure in Modern Physics, Experimental Physics, Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity, Photo-Electric Effect and Electromagnetic Waves, Semiconductors and Communication Systems
Electro-MagnetismElectric charges and Fields, Electric potential and Capacitance, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current, Electrostatics, Classical Magnetism and Magnetic Properties of Matter, Magnetism
OpticsRay Optics, Wave Optics
Heat and ThermodynamicsHeat Transfer, Laws of Thermodynamics, Thermal Properties of Matter, Calorimetry and Kinetic Theory of Gases
Mechanical WavesWaves and Sounds

Chemistry Topics for the Examination

The topics are as follows,

Units of ChemistrySections
Organic ChemistryAlcohol and Ether, Chemistry in Action, Biomolecules and Polymers, Carbonyl Compounds, Carboxylic Acid and its Derivatives, Classification and Nomenclature, General Organic Chemistry, Haloalkanes, Haloarenes and Phenols, Hydrocarbons: Alkanes, Alkenes, and Alkynes, Isomerism, Nitrogen Compound and Aliphatic Amines, Practical and Environmental Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry Chemical Bonding, Coordination Compounds, D-Block and F-Block Elements, Metallurgy, P-Block Elements, Periodic Properties, Qualitative Analysis, S-Block Elements, Hydrogen and its Compounds
Physical ChemistryChemical Equilibrium, Atomic Structure, Chemical Kinetics, Electrochemistry, Gaseous State, Ionic Equilibrium, Mole Concept, Nuclear Chemistry, Redox and Volumetric Analysis, Solid State, Solution (General and Colligative Properties)Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry

Mathematics Topics for the Examination

The topics are as follows,

Units of MathematicsSections
AlgebraBinomial Theorem, Complex Numbers, Mathematical Induction, Matrices and Determinants, Permutation and Combination, Progressions, Set Theory and Relations, Probability, Theory of Equation
Differential CalculusContinuity and Differentiability, Differential Coefficient, Differentiation and Application of Derivatives, Functions, Limits
TrigonometryInverse Trigonometric Functions, Trigonometrical Equations and Inequations, Trigonometrical Ratios, Functions, and Identities
Coordinate GeometryCircle, Ellipse, Hyperbola, Parabola, Point and Straight Line, Vector   
Integral CalculusThe Area under Curves, Definite Integration, Differential Equation, Indefinite Integration
Statistics and Mathematical ReasoningMathematical Reasoning, Statistics

FAQs on JKCET Previous Year Papers

Here are some commonly asked questions by candidates:

Q: Is there any negative marking in the JKCET examination?

Ans: Yes, there is a -0.25 deduction for every incorrect answer marked in the JKCET exam.

Q: How many subjects are there in the JKCET syllabus?

Ans: JKCET syllabus is divided into three sections- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Q: Will JKBOPEE conduct the JKCET exam offline or online?

Ans: JKCET is conducted offline (Pen and paper mode).

Q: How many questions does the JKCET exam paper comprise?

Ans: There are 60 questions asked from each section and there are 180 questions in total.

Q: What is the duration of the JKCET exam?

Ans: The duration of the JKCET exam is 3 hours.

Also, read:

JKCET SyllabusJKCET Exam 
JKCET Exam PatternJKCET Preparation

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