J&K Diploma PET where PET stands for Polytechnic Entrance Test. PET is conducted by the Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examination every year. It offers the three years of diploma in polytechnic for engineering course. The admission is done on the basis of merit of qualifying exam or entrance test. By qualifying this entrance examination, a candidate can get admission in polytechnic diploma programme. This entrance examination has been initiated under the ‘Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations Act’, 2002. The primary reason behind conducting this entrance examination is to make the selection of candidates for various polytechnic institutions present in the state. These Programmes, interalia, include Three Year Diploma in Polytechnic Courses.

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J&K Diploma PET

Entrance Test shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the J&K Board of Professional Entrance Examinations Act and Rules, Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004 and the Rules/Regulations made thereunder and all other relevant rules, orders, notifications and directions issued/to be issued by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir from time to time concerning technical education. The exam is conducted once in a year. Through this exam, a candidate can get admission in any of the government and private polytechnic institutions/colleges in the state.

J&K Diploma PET 2018
Events Important Dates
J&K Diploma PET 2018 examination 01 Apr 2018
J&K Diploma PET 2019
Date of conduct of examination  07 Apr 2019

J&K Diploma PET Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the Common Entrance Test (PET), the candidates need to satisfy the following eligibility criteria as given below:

  • The candidates must be a permanent resident of Jammu and Kashmir State.
  • Passed in Secondary School Examination/class 10th or equivalent examination from a recognized board/Institution.
  • The candidates must obtain 40% marks in 10th standard and in case of being an open merit candidate not less than 37% marks in aggregate in case of reserved category candidates.
  • The candidates appearing/appeared in the qualifying examination are also eligible to appear in the Entrance Test but they have to upload/submit the qualifying examination certificate within the prescribed date.

Exam Pattern for J&K PET

The entrance test was held at the centers decided by the Board in the cities of Srinagar and Jammu only. The exam pattern for J&K Diploma PET was as follows:

  • Mode of the exam: Written Test
  • Duration of the test: 03 hours
  • Type of Questions: MCQ type
  • Number of Questions: 180
  • Negative Marking: There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.  
  • Standard of the Test: The paper will have questions as per the Class 10th standard.

The distribution of questions is given in the table below:

Name of the Subject Number of Questions Marks
Mathematics 70 70
Physics 50 50
Chemistry 30 30
English 30 30
Total 180 180

J&K PET Syllabus

As given above the syllabus for J&K Diploma PET was as per the standard of Class 10th and the syllabus for it was as follows:

For English

Topics Number of Questions
Pronouns- Type & Uses 04
Conjunction- Type & Uses 04
Models- Modal Auxiliaries & their Uses 04
Reported Speech- Changes in Verb and other changes 03
Clauses- Types & their Uses 03
Sentence Patterns 03
Past perfect- Uses 03
To-Infinitive And-Hing Forms  03
Other Sentence Patterns 03

For Physics

Topics Number of Questions
Light-Reflection and Refraction 12
The Human Eye and the Colorful World 05
Electricity 15
Magnetic Effects of Current 10
Sources of Energy 08

For Chemistry

Topics Number of Questions
Chemical Reactions & Equations 05
Periodic Classification of Elements 04
Carbona nd its Compounds 10
Metals and Non- Metals 06
Acids, Bases and Salts 05

For Mathematics

Topics Number of Questions
Real Numbers 03
Arithmetic Progression 02
Pair of Linear Equation in Two Variables 06
Polynomials 04
Quadratic Equations 09
Triangles 12
Coordinate Geometry 07
Introduction to Trigonometry 10
Heights and Distances 03
Surface Areas and Volumes 10
Probability 04

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