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The Uttar Pradesh Teaching Eligibility Test (UPTET) is conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board to authenticate candidates who wish to apply as Teachers ( Primary & Upper Primary) in Uttar Pradesh Government Schools. The Official UPTET Notification 2019 was released on October 30, 2019 and the UPTET Exam was supposed to be conducted on 22 December 2019.

Due to the riots and other circumstances, the conducting body delayed the exam and it was conducted on January 10, 2020.

Latest: UP Education Commission Board will be publishing the UPTET Result on the official website. It will include the list of all qualifying candidates along with their scorecards. The candidates will be called for final verification to get the eligibility certificate.

  • The UPTET Eligibility Criteria states that candidates in the age range of 18 to 35 years can apply for the examination. 
  • Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted in 2 Papers. Paper 1 - For Primary Classes 1 to 5, Paper 2 - Upper Primary for Classes 6 to 8. 
  • The qualifying candidates are shortlisted on the basis of the UPTET Cut off decided and published along with the result.

UPTET Notification 2019 

Exam Name Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test
Conducting Body Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) 
Official Website www.upbasiceduboard.gov.in
UPTET Notification 2019 release  October 30, 2019
Registration Last Date November  20,2019
UPTET Exam Date January 10, 2020 (New, Exam was delayed)
UPTET Result Date February 07, 2020
Exam Type State Level
UPTET Conducts 2 Papers Paper 1 - Primary Level Teacher (Class 1 to 5) Paper 2 - Upper Primary Level Teacher (Class 6 to 8)
Eligibility Criteria Minimum 50% marks in Intermediate Exam
Mode of Application Online

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UPTET Eligibility Criteria 2019

Candidates hoping to apply for the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test should meet the eligibility criteria set by the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board. Educational eligibility for both the Primary Level and Upper Primary Level Teachers is mentioned below. Know the complete UPTET Eligibility Criteria for all positions in government schools of Uttar Pradesh

UPTET Eligibility Criteria for Primary Teacher (Paper 1) 

The Eligibility criteria set for the primary teacher post is as follows:- 

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks from any government recognized university & 2 years Diploma (D.Ed) from N.C.T.E/ Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). OR
  • Bachelor’s degree & 2 years B.T.C., C.T. (Nursery)/ Nursery Teacher Training (NTT) OR
  • Bachelor’s degree & qualification in Special B.T.C. Training OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 years & BCT Urdu special training in Uttar Pradesh OR
  • Bachelor’s degree and Diploma in Teaching from Aligarh Muslim University (For Urdu Teacher) or Moallim-E-Urdu Degree before 11-08-1997. 

UPTET Eligibility Criteria for Upper Primary Teacher (Paper 2) 

Eligibility Criteria for Upper Primary Teacher is as follows:- 

  • Bachelor’s degree & B.T.C from National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) approved institute OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks & B.Ed/ B.Ed Special Education from Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) OR
  • Intermediate (10+2) with minimum 50% marks & 4 year B.A/ B.S.C.Ed/ B.A.Ed from N.C.T.E./ U.G.C recognized institute OR
  • Intermediate (10+2) with minimum 50% marks & 4 year Degree (B.El.Ed) in Primary Education OR
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 45% scored & a B.Ed degree.

Age Limit to apply UPTET 

The Age Limit to apply for the Teacher Eligibility Test ( Uttar Pradesh ) is 18 to 35 Years. The Age Relaxation for different categories has been mentioned in the table below- 

Category

Age Limit to Apply for UPTET

General Candidates

18-35 Years

OBC ( Other Backward Class)

18-38 Years

SC/ST ( Scheduled Cast/Scheduled Tribe)

18-40 Years

PH (Physically Handicapped)

18-45 Years

How to Fill the UPTET Application Form?

Candidates can Apply Online for Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test through the link mentioned in the first paragraph of this post. Important steps to fill the UPTET Online Form-

  • Register on the official website with your valid email address & phone number.
  • Click on the Notification for Recruitment and proceed to fill the application form.
  • Upload all requested Documents: Scanned copy of the signature and a passport-sized photograph.
  • Proceed to pay the Application Fee The Fee payment can be done online and offline both. 
  • Take a print out of the UPTET Application Form 2019 for future reference. 

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UPTET Application Fee

The Application Fee for Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test has been mentioned in the table below - 

Category UPTET Application Fee
General Category Rs 400/-
Other Backward Category (OBC) Rs 400/-
Scheduled Caste (SC) Rs 200/-
Scheduled Tribe (ST) Rs 200/-
Physically Challenged Exempted (No Fee)

UPTET Exam Pattern & Selection

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted in 2 Papers. The Syllabus & exam pattern for both papers differs slightly. Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board conducts 2 Papers for recruiting teachers. Paper 1 - For Primary Classes 1 to 5, Paper 2 - Upper Primary for Classes 6 to 8. 

The Exam Pattern for Paper 1 has been mentioned in the table below

Exam Pattern for UPTET Paper 1  Number of Questions Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Language 1 (Hindi) 30 30
Language 2 (English/Sanskrit/Urdu) 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 Questions 150 Marks
  • There is no negative marking in UPTET. 
  • Each correct answer is rewarded with +1 marks. 
  • The exam is conducted for 2 Hours & 30 minutes.

Know the complete UPTET Exam Pattern for Paper 2 & 1

UPTET Syllabus 2019

UPTET Syllabus

The Syllabus for Both Paper 1 & 2 is different. This image displays the sections for both Papers. Candidates can download the detailed UPTET Syllabus PDF for their reference. The Important Syllabus Topics in the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test have been mentioned here - 

UPTET Syllabus: Important Topics in Child Development & Pedagogy 

The important topics for child development and pedagogy have been mentioned in the table below

Concept of Child's Growth Development

Factors affecting learning

Theories of learning

Individual Differences

Understanding diverse learners

Teaching-Learning Strategies

Important Topics for Language Section

Candidates should go through the following important topics in the language section 

  • Language Comprehension 
  • Unseen Passage
  • Pedagogy of language development
  • Basic knowledge of sounds
  • Verbs, Idioms, metaphors, literary terms

 UPTET Important Topics for Mathematics

The following topics are important in the UPTET Exam-

  • Place Value, Comparison, Fundamental mathematical operations: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division.
  • Fractions
  • Profit & Loss, Simple Intrest 
  • Problems of Teaching. Error analysis and related aspects of learning 
  • Algebra & Geometry 

UPTET Environmental Studies Important Topics

Important topics in the environmental studies section have been mentioned in the table below 

Family Personal relationships, nuclear and joint families

Clothes and Habitats

Our Culture and Civilization

Personal Hygiene

Matter and Energy

Experimentation/Practical Work Discussion

Important Topics for UPTET Science Section 

Some important topics in the Science section are as follows-

  • Microorganism
  • Force and Motion Heat Light and Sound
  • Solar System
  • Chemical Substance
  • Nature & Structure of Science Natural Science Understanding the Science Method of Science Teaching

Social Studies/Social Science Important Topics

Some of the Important topics in Social Science/Social Study has been mentioned below

  • History
  • Geography
  • Social & Political Science

UPTET Best Books

Candidates hoping to apply for the UP Teacher Eligibility Test can go through the UPTET Preparation Tips to clear UPTET in one go. Candidates preparing for the exam should go refer to the list of Section-wise UPTET Best Books mentioned below

UPTET Best Books for Paper 1 

Refer to the following best books for Paper 1 

  • For Child Development & Pedagogy- Wiley's Child Development and Pedagogy Exam Goalpost for CTET and TETs Exams, Paper I - II, Class I - VI
  •  For Child Development & Pedagogy- A Complete Resource for CTET: Science and Pedagogy [It Contain EVS for Paper 1 and Science for Paper 2]
  • Solved UPTET Papers - Wiley's UPTET Exam Goalpost, Solved Papers and Practice Tests (in Hindi) - Very Important
  • For the English Language- UPTET 2019 English (Paper I & II) Complete Guide & Practice Book
  • For the Sanskrit Language- UPTET 2019 Sanskrit (Paper I & II) Complete Guide & Practice Book
  • For the Hindi Language- TETs Bhasha Hindi Paper I & II

UPTET Best Books for Paper 2

Candidates appearing for Paper 2 (For Classes 6th to 8th) can prepare for the examination with the help of these books

  • Best UPTET Book For Child Development and Pedagogy- A Complete Resource for CTET: Child Development and Pedagogy
  • UPTET Best Book for the English Language- CTET and TETs English Language and Pedagogy Paper 1 and 2
  • Best Book for Sanskrit - UPTET 2019 Sanskrit (Paper I & II) Complete Guide & Practice Book
  • Best Book for English - UPTET 2019 English (Paper I & II) Complete Guide & Practice Book
  • UPTET Best Book for Science & Pedagogy- A Complete Resource for CTET: Science and Pedagogy [It Contain EVS for Paper 1 and Science for Paper 2]
  • Best Book for Social Studies/Social Science- Wiley's UPTET Exam Goalpost Paper-II, Social Studies/Social Science

UPTET Admit Card 2019

Candidates whose application is confirmed will be able to download their UPTET Call Letter from the official website - upbasiceduboard.gov.in. 

  • The UPTET Admit Card will be released 7-10 days before the date of the exam. 
  • The Admit card will not be mailed to the candidate’s home, it will be available online only. 

What Information is mentioned on the UPTET Admit Card?

The following information will be mentioned on the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test Hall Ticket

Roll Number/Registration Number: The candidate's unique registration number is clearly written on the Admit Card.

Date of Birth: Candidate's birth date will be mentioned in the Call Letter.

Exam Date & Time: The date and time of the examination along with the reporting time and gate closing time is also mentioned on the Admit Card.

Exam Center Information: The Address of the Examination center along with the center code is mentioned on the admit card.

Instructions for the Exam: Important Exam Day Instructions are mentioned on the hall ticket that all candidates are expected to adhere to.

UPTET Qualifying Marks 2019

Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board has set qualifying criteria for all candidates appearing in the exam. Candidates who achieve the minimum marks set by UPBEB will get the UPTET Eligibility Certificate.

The following table displays the qualifying marks in UPTET 2019

Category UPTET Qualifying Percentage UPTET Qualifying Marks  ( out of 150)
General 60 % 90
OBC/PH/FF/SC/ST/Dependent/Ex-Military 55 % 83

UPTET Eligibility Certificate

Candidates that obtain the Qualifying marks as mentioned in the table above will receive the UPTET Eligibility Certificate. 

  • The Certificate will be eligible for 5 Years
  • Candidates who are awarded the certificate will be able to apply in Government schools of Uttar Pradesh.
  • UPTET Certificate will be available for selected candidates at the District Education Board.

How to Get Second Copy of the UPTET Eligibility Certificate?

  • Candidates will be able to get the second copy of the certificate by paying a fee of Rs 300/- in the form of Demand Draft payable at Secretary, Examination Controller Officer, Uttar Pradesh, 23 Allenganj, Allahabad
  • Candidates will have to submit a copy of the following documents: Marksheet of Class 10th, UPTET Admit Card, Caste/Physically Handicapped Certificate, an advertisement of lost Eligibility Certificate in Newspaper & FIR copy of the lost Certificate. 

UPTET Result 2019

The Result along with the shortlisted candidate's list is expected to be declared by December 2019.

  • The result will be released on the official website of UPTET.
  • Major Newspapers in Uttar Pradesh will also release the UPTET Result. 
  • Candidates will be able to get a copy of their OMR sheet by submitting a demand draft of Rs 500/- in favor of “Secretary, Examination Controller Officer” payable at Allahabad.

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FAQ's

What documents to carry on the day of UPTET Exam?

The candidates should carry the UPTET Admit Card along with a photo Identity Proof such as Voter Id, PAN Card,Driving Licence or Passport etc.

What documents to carry on the day of UPTET Exam?

The candidates should carry the UPTET Admit Card along with a photo Identity Proof such as Voter Id, PAN Card,Driving Licence or Passport etc.

Where can we find the UPTET Admit Card 2019?

The candidates may find the UPTET Admit Card 2019 on the Official Website of Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board.The Admit Cards will not be sent via posts.

What details are mentioned on the UPTET Admit Card 2019?

The details that are mentioned on the UPTET Admit card are the candidates' name, exam center, roll number, signature, Exam Timings etc.

When is the UPTET Exam 2019?

The UPTET 2019 Exam is conducted on December 22, 2019.

What is the expected UPTET Cut Off Marks 2020?

The UPTET Expected Cut off Marks is as tabulated below:

CategoryQualifying Cut offMinimum Qualifying MarksTotal Marks
General60%90150
SC / ST / OBC / Ex-S / PwD55%83150

How is the Cut Off Marks decided for UPTET?

The Uttar Pradesh Education Board will decide the cut off marks based on various factors that are:

  • Number of Candidates appearing in the exam
  • Number of Vacancies
  • Difficulty Level of the Question Paper

Is the UPTET Exam conducted in Online or Offline mode?

The UPTET Exam 2019 is conducted in offline mode.

Is there sectional Cut off for UPTET 2020?

There is no sectional cut off, however the exam conducting authority will release district-wise cut off and category-wise cut off. 

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