Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) recruits for Primary and Upper Primary teaching positions in the government schools of Uttar Pradesh. Download the UPTET Syllabus PDF from the link mentioned below. Complete Topic-wise Syllabus and UPTET Best Books for Preparation are mentioned in this post. 

  • As per the UPTET Eligibility Criteria, candidates within the age range of 18 to 35 years can apply for this Teacher Eligibility Test.
  • UPTET Syllabus will cover topics like Pedagogy, Language (Hindi/English/Urdu/Sanskrit), Mathematics, Science and Environmental Studies. 
  • Interested candidates can apply online with UPTET Application Form 2019.

UPTET Syllabus 2019 Highlights 

The Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted in 2 Papers. Paper 1 is conducted for primary level & Paper 2 is conducted for Upper Primary Level. Syllabus and difficulty level for both papers vary. 

2 Papers are conducted in the UPTET Paper 1 is for Primary Level posts. Paper 2 is for Upper Primary Level post
UPTET Exam Mode is Online 
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions
Total number of questions in each paper is 150
UPTET Marking Scheme +1 for every correct answer. There is no negative marking
UPTET Syllabus is based on  Topics in the NCERT Books + Child Development
Time Duration for UPTET 2 hours and 30 minutes
Language of the exam Bilingual (English and Hindi)
Difficulty Level of the UPTET Easy to Moderate

UPTET Syllabus for Paper 1 

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Paper 1 is conducted to recruit teachers for Class 1 to 5. The complete Topic-wise syllabus has been mentioned below. Let us have a look at the UPTET Exam Pattern to understand the structure of the Teacher Eligibility Test 

Sections in the 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

UPTET Syllabus for Child Development & Pedagogy

Child Development and Pedagogy majorly focus on educational psychology of teaching

The complete Syllabus for Child Development and Pedagogy has been mentioned in the table below. 

Number Topics under Child Development and Pedagogy Number of Marks
1 Child Development: Concept of growth and development, Principles and dimensions of development. Factors affection development (especially in the context of family and school) and its relationship with learning. Role of Heredity and environment. 6 Marks
2 Meaning and Concept of learning and its processes. Factors of Affection learning. Theories of learning and its implication. How Children learn and think. Motivation and Implications for Learning. 6 Marks
3 Individual Differences: Meaning, types and factors Affection Individual differences Understanding individual differences on the basis of language, gender, community, caste & religion. Personality: Concept and types of personality, Factors responsible for shaping it. Its measurement. Intelligence: Concept, Theories, and its measurement, Multidimensional Intelligence. 6 Marks
4 Understanding diverse learners: Backward, Mentally retarded, gifted, creative, disadvantaged and deprived, specially-abled. Learning Difficulties. Adjustment: Concept and ways of adjustment. Role of teacher in the adjustment. 6 Marks
5 Teaching-learning process, Teaching learning strategies and methods in the context of National Curriculum Framework 2005. Meaning and purposes of Assessment, Measurement, and Evaluation. Comprehensive and Continuous Evaluation. Constriction of Achievement Test. Action Research. Right to Education Act 2009 (Role and Responsibilities of Teachers) 6 Marks
TOTAL Marks in Child Development & Pedagogy Section  30 Marks

UPTET Syllabus for Language 1 & Language 2

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test for Langauge 1 has been mentioned in the table below. 

Unit Covered Topics  Number of Marks
1 Unseen Prose Passage. Linking Devices, Subject-Verb Concord, Inferences 5 Marks
2 Unseen Poem. Identification of Alliteration, Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Assonance, Rhyme. 5 Marks
3 Modal Auxiliaries, Phrasal Verbs and Idioms, Literary Terms: Elegy, Sonnet, Short Story, Drama. 5 Marks
4 Basic knowledge of English Sounds and their Phonetic Transcription. 5 Marks
5 Principles of Teaching English, Communicative Approach to English Language Teaching, Challenges of Teaching English: Language Difficulties, Errors and Disorders. 5 Marks
6 Methods of Evaluation, Remedial Teaching. 5 Marks
TOTAL Marks in Language 1 Section 30 Marks

UPTET Syllabus for Language 2 comprises of the following- 

  • Pedagogy of Language Development (15 Questions)
  • Language Comprehension (15 Questions)

UPTET Syllabus for Mathematics

The Syllabus for Maths section is as follows - 

Serial Number Topics under the UPTET Maths Section 2019
1 The whole number up to one crore, Place Value, Comparison, Fundamental mathematical operations: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division; Indian Currency.
2 Concept of fraction, proper fractions, comparison of paper fraction of the same denominator, mixed fractions, comparison of proper fractions of unequal denominators, Addition, and Substation of fractions. Prime and composite numbers, Prime factors, Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) and Highest Common Factor (HCF).
3 University Law, Average, Profit-Loss, Simple interest.
4 Place and curved surfaces, plane and solid geometric figures, properties of plane geometrical figures; pint, line, ray, line segment; Angle and their types. Length, Weight, Capacity, Time, measurement of area and their standard units and relation between them; Area and perimeter of plane surfaces of square and rectangular objects.
5 Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking. Place of Mathematics in Curriculum. Language of Mathematics. Community Mathematics.
6 Evaluation through formal and informal methods. Problems of Teaching. Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching. Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching.

UPTET Syllabus for Environmental Studies 2019

The table displays the syllabus for Environmental Studies

Number of units Topics for UPTET Environmental Studies  Number of Marks
1 Family Personal relationships, nuclear and joint families, social abuses (child marriage, dowry system, child labor, theft); addiction (intoxication, smoking) and its personal, social and economic bad effects. Clothes and Habitats – Clothes for different seasons; maintenance of clothes at home; handloom and power loom; habitats of living beings, various types of houses; cleanliness of houses and neighboring areas; Different types of materials for building houses. 5 Marks
2 Profession – Profession of your surroundings (stitching clothes, gardening, farming, animal rearing, vegetable vendor, etc, small and cottage industries; major industries of Rajasthan State, Need for consumer protection, co-operative societies. Public places and Institutions – Public places like school, hospital, post office, bus stand, railway station; Public property (street light, road, bus, train, public buildings, etc. Wastage of electricity and water; employment policies; general information about Panchayat, legislative assembly, and parliament. Our Culture and Civilization – Fairs and festivals, National festivals; Dresses, food-habits and art and craft of Rajasthan; Tourist places of Rajasthan; Great personalities of Rajasthan. 5 Marks
3 Transport and Communication – Means of transport and communication; Rules for pedestrians and transport; Effects of means of communication on the lifestyle. Personal Hygiene – External parts of our body and their cleanliness; general information about the internal parts of the body; Balance diet and its importance; Common diseases (gastroenteritis, amoebiasis, methemoglobin, anemia, fluorosis, malaria, dengue.) their causes and methods of prevention; Pulse Polio campaign. Living Beings: Levels of organisation of plants and animals, diversity of living organisms, state flower, state tree, state bird, state animal; knowledge of reserve forest and wildlife (national parks, sanctuaries, tiger reserve, world heritage), conservation of species of plants and animals, knowledge of Kharif and Rabi crops. 5 Marks
4 Matter and Energy – Common properties of substances (color, state, ductility, solubility) various types of fuels; types of energy and transformation of one form into another; Applications of energy in daily life, sources of light, common properties of light. > Basic knowledge of air, water, forests, wetlands, and deserts; different kinds of pollution, renewable and non-renewable resources of energy in Rajasthan and concept of their conservation; weather and climate; water cycle. 5 Marks
5 Concept and scope of Environment Studies. Significance of Environment Studies, Integrated Environment Studies. Environmental Studies & Environmental Education learning Principles. Scope & relation to Science & Social Science. Approaches of presenting concepts Activities 5 Marks
6 Experimentation/Practical Work Discussion. Comprehensive and Continuous Evaluation. Teaching material/Aids. Problems of Teaching 5 Marks

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UPTET Syllabus for Paper 2

UPTET Syllabus

UPTET conducts Paper 2 to recruit teachers for Class 6 to 8. The complete Topic-wise syllabus has been mentioned below. Let us have a look at the Paper 2 Exam Pattern to understand the structure of the Teacher Eligibility Test 

Sections in the UPTET Paper 2 Exam Number of Questions Total Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30 Marks
Language 1 (Hindi) 30 30 Marks
Language 2 (English/Sanskrit/Urdu 30 30 Marks
Science and Mathematics OR Social Science 60 30 Marks
Total 150 Questions 150 Marks

UPTET Syllabus for Child Development and Pedagogy 

The following topics are covered in the Child Development and Pedagogy section:

  • Child Development of Elementary Kids. 
  • Concept of inclusive education and understanding children with special needs. 
  • Learning and Pedagogy 

UPTET Syllabus for Language 1 

The UPTET Language Syllabus comprises of the following topics: 

UPTET Language 1 Syllabus Topics
Language Comprehension (15 Questions) Reading unseen passages- two passages one prose or drama and one poem with Questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may Be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)
Pedagogy of Language Development (15 Questions) Learning and acquisition Principles of language Teaching Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form; Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders Language Skills Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom Remedial Teaching

UPTET Syllabus for Language 2 

The following topics are covered in the Language 2 syllabus

UPTET Language 2 Syllabus Topics
Comprehension (15 Questions) Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with questions on comprehension, grammar, and verbal ability
Pedagogy of Language Development (15 Questions) Learning and acquisition Principles of language Teaching Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form; Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders Language Skills Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom Remedial Teaching

 Mathematics Syllabus for UPTET

The Mathematics syllabus for UPTET have been mentioned below:

  • Pedagogical issues
  • Number System
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Data Handling

UPTET Syllabus for Science Section

The Syllabus for Science section has been described in the table below 

Topics in Science Section of UPTET 2019
Microorganism Living Being Human Body and Health Animal Reproduction and Adolescence
Force and Motion Heat Light and Sound
Science and Technology Solar System
Structure of Matter Chemical Substance
Nature & Structure of Science Natural Science Understanding the Science Method of Science Teaching
Innovation Text Material/Aids Evaluation Problems Remedial Teaching

UPTET Social Studies/Social Science Syllabus 

The below table displays the syllabus for Social Science/Social Studies in the UPTET

Social Studies/Social Science
History: When, Where & How, The Earliest Societies, The First Farmers & Herders, The First Cities, Early States, New Ideas, The First Empire, Contacts with Distant lands, Political Developments, Culture and Science, New Kings and Kingdoms, Sultans of Delhi, Architecture, Creation of an Empire, Social Change, Regional Cultures, The Establishment of Company Power, Rural Life and Society, Colonialism and Tribal Societies, The Revolt of 1857 – 58, Women and reform, Challenging the Caste System, The Nationalist Movement, India After Independence.
Geography: Geography as a social study & as a science, Planet: Earth in the solar system, Globe, Environment in its totality: natural & human environment. Air, Water, Human Environment: settlement, transport, and communication, Resources: Types- Natural and Human, Agriculture.
Social & Political Science: Diversity, Government, Local Government, Making a Living, Democracy, State Government, Understanding Media, Unpacking Gender, The Constitution, Parliamentary Government, Social Justice & the Marginalized
Pedagogical issues: Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies, Class Room Processes, activities, and discourse, Developing Critical thinking, Enquiry/Empirical Evidence, Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies, Sources – Primary & secondary, Projects Work

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