About Exam

UPTET is held for determining the selection of the applicants for Primary and Upper Primary Level Teachers in the Uttar Pradesh schools. Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board is the conducting body which is responsible for the entire examination process.

UPTET is a test that comes under state-level test, conducted by Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board for recruitment of Primary and Upper Primary Level teachers in various schools of Uttar Pradesh. If you want to apply for the posts of primary (Class I to Class V) as well as secondary school (Class VI to Class VIII) teachers in Uttar Pradesh then you need to clear the UPTET exam with minimum 60% marks.

Application Fees

The UPTET Exam application fee for applicants who wish to appear in the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test. The UPTET Application Fees is as given below:

  • General and APW Category - INR 400
  • SC/ST - INR 200

Physically Handicapped applicants are exempted from payment of application fees.

Application Procedure

The procedure to apply for UPTET exam is explained below:-

  • Applicants should click on the link wherein Application Form has been released.
  • The Link would open up to the online application window.
  • Applicants should go through the detailed instructions before they start filling the application form.
  • Applicants would be required to enter their personal details initially.
  • Once the candidates fill their personal details, education qualification details would required to be filled.
  • The applicant can then upload his photograph and signature.
  • Applicants must check the details provided on the UPTET Application Form before fulfilling the application procedure.
  • Applicants should proceed to make payment of the Application Fees. 
  • Applicants would have to generate the e-challan once the application fee is paid.
  • Once the Application Fees are paid, candidates are required to mention payment details on the dashboard to change the status of the payment.
  • Applicants should take a printout of the Application Correspondence and maintain it for future use.

Cut-Offs

You can see below the last year UPTET Category wise cut off:-

Category
PercentageTotal Marks required
General
 60%
90
SC/ST/OBC/PH/Ex Serviceman
 55%
 83


Documents to be Carried

UPTET Counseling session requires the applicant to be in possession of the following documents:

  • 10th Grade Marksheet
  • 12th Grade Marksheet
  • Graduation Marksheet and Degree
  • B.ed Marksheet, Degree and Provisional Certificate
  • NCTE Approval Letter
  • TET 1-5 Certificate
  • Nivas Praman Patra
  • Caste Certificate (OBC/SC/ST)
  • 4 passport size photos

Eligibility

Applicants would be required to fulfill the following to in order to be eligible and apply for the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test. The UPTET Eligibility Criteria is given below:

Primary

  • Bachelor degree with a minimum of 50% from a recognized university and 2 years Diploma from NCTE/Rehabilitation Council of India
  • Bachelor degree and 2 years BTC, CT (Nursery)/Nursery Teacher Training (NTT)
  • Bachelor degree and qualified in Special BTC Training Program
  • Bachelor Degree with 2 years and BCT Urdu Special Training in UP 
  • Bachelor Degree and Diploma in Teaching from Aligarh Muslim University (Urdu Teacher) or Moallim E Urdu Degree before 11-08-1997

Upper Primary

  • Bachelor Degree & BTC from NCTE approved Institute
  • Bachelor's degree with 50% and B.ed /B.ed Special Education from Rehabilitation Council of India
  • Intermediate (10+2) with a minimum of 50% and a 4 year BA/B.Sc.ED/B.A.Ed from NCTE/UGC recognized institute
  • Intermediate (10+2) with a minimum of 50% and a 4 year Degree (B.El.Ed) in Primary Education
  • Bachelor Degree with a minimum of 45% and B.Ed Degree

Sanskrit and English for Grades 1-5

  • Bachelor's degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject
  • BCT from NCTE (National Council for Teacher Education) accepted Institute
  • Diploma (D.Ed) 2 year from NCTE/ Rehabilitation Council of India accepted the Institute
  • 2 year in CT (Nursery)/Nursery Teacher Training from NCTE recognized Institute

Sanskrit and English for Upper Primary

  • Bachelor Degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject and BTC /CT Nursery from an NCTE recognized Institute
  • Bachelor Degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject and minimum of 50%, B.ed or B.ed special degree from NCTE recognized Institute
  • Bachelor Degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject and minimum of 45% marks and a B.ed degree

Urdu teacher in Primary Section

  • Bachelor/PG Degree with Urdu as the main subject from a recognized University
  • BTC from NCTE Recognized Institute in UP
  • BCT (2 years) in Urdu in UP
  • Moallim-E-Urdu Degree Holder before 11-08-1997

Urdu teacher in Higher Primary Section

  • Bachelor/PG Degree with Urdu as the main subject from a recognized University OR
  • BTC from NCTE Recognized Institute in UP OR
  • B.Ed/SpecialB.Ed degree from NCTE/RCI approved Institute
  • BCT (2 years) in Urdu in UP OR
  • Moallim-E-Urdu Degree Holder before 11-08-1997
  • Diploma in teaching from Aligarh Muslim University

Exam Pattern

UPTET Entrance Exam divided into 2 papers - UPTET Paper 1 would be organized for Primary level while Paper 2 would be held for Upper Primary Level. Both the papers would have 150 Multiple Choice Questions of 1 mark each.There would be no negative marking in UPTET. Exam Pattern is as explained below:

Paper 1 (Primary): 

Applicants who want to be appointed as primary level teachers for Grade 1 to 5 should appear for UPTET Paper 1 alone.

Subjects
Questions
Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy
30
30
Language 1 (Hindi)
30
30
Language 2 (Urdu)
30
30
Mathematics   30
30
30
EVS
30
30
Total 
150
150


Paper 2( Upper Primary): 

Applicants who want to be appointed as Upper Primary Level Teachers for Grades 6th to 8th should appear for UPTET Paper 2 alone.

Subjects
Questions
Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy
30
30
Language 1 (Hindi)
30
30
Language 2 (Urdu) 
30
30
Social Science / Mathematics/Science
60
60
Total 
150
150


FAQs

Q. How can one apply for UPTET?

Ans. Candidates can apply by means of official website at the upbasicboard.gov.in. The application form is available online.

Q. What is the UPTET Application Fee?

Ans. The application fees for the General category is INR 400, SC/ST - INR 200 while Physically Challenged candidates are exempt from this fee.

Q. Is there a restriction on the number of UPTET attempts?

Ans. There is no restriction on the number of attempts in UPTET.

Q. What do applicants applying for both Primary and Upper Primary need to do?

Ans. Such applicants would be required to give both Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Important Dates

These are the important dates of the UPTET exam:-

EventDateReference Links
UPTET 2019 NotificationSeptember 18, 2019UPBEB Board will conduct UPTET 2019 
UPTET 2019 Registration DatesSeptember 18, 2019UPTET Application Form 2019 ends on October 3, 2019
UPTET 2019 Form Correction 
September 28 – 30, 2019Check UPTET Photo size and other format details
Availability of UPTET Admit Card 2019October 25, 2019Download Admit Card from upbasiceduboard.gov.in
UPTET 2019 Exam DateNovember 18, 2019Over 5 lakh candidates to appear in UPTET 2019
Availability of UPTET 2019 Answer KeyDecember 5, 2019UPTET Answer key will release on December 5, 2019
Declaration of UPTET 2019 ResultDecember 20, 2019
Check UPTET result online at upbasiceduboard.gov.in.

Selection Procedure

The UPTET selection procedure begins when a applicants registers for the exam and then qualifies the required cutoff set by the governing board. 

The opportunities that come up to a candidate with a Teacher Training certificate are as follows:-

  • Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya Samiti
  • Army Public School
  • State Government College
  • Private College

Study Material

UPTET Study Material is available in both English and Hindi. It is important to choose the right kind of study material while preparing for the exam.

  • UPTET for Paper 1 (Primary Level)  Grade 1 to 5 Guide - Ramesh Publishing House
  • UPTET Paper 2 Class 6-8 Maths and Science (15 practice tests) - GK Publications Pvt Ltd
  • UPTET Upper Primary Level for Social Studies teachers Guide - Ramesh Publishing House
  • UPTET for Paper 2 (Upper Primary Level) Social Science Teacher Guide - Ramesh Publishing House
  • UPTET Uttar Pradesh Shikshak Patrata Pariksha Paper 2 - Arihant Publications

Syllabus

Before applying for the exam you need to know about the syllabus. UPTET Syllabus includes this Five section (Child Development and Pedagogy, English Language,  Social Studies, Science, Mathematics). Topics covered under this section are as follows:-

Child Development and Pedagogy

Development and its relation with learning
Inclusive Education Understanding and attending to children with special needs
Learning and Pedagogy
English Language

Grammar
Language
Unseen Passage
Social Studies

History
Social and Political Life
Geography and Economics
Static GK
Social Studies Pedagogy


Science

Food and Materials
How Things Work
Moving People, Things and Ideas
Natural Phenomena
Resources
World of Living
Pedagogy of Science

Mathematics

Number System and Simplification
Ratio and Percentage
Time, Speed, Distance and Work
Geometry
Algebra and Mensuration
Mathematics Pedagogy
Miscellaneous Arithmetic Questions


Test Centres

The list of cities where the online mode of UPTET exam is going to take place:

Test Centers for UPTET
Agra     
Kanpur Nagar 
Peelibhet
Aligarh   
Barabanki  
Allahabad   
Bareli
Ghaziabad    
Raibareli
Almohra   
Kushinagar 
Hathras
   Gorakhpur  
   Firozabad   
  Kannoj   
Muradabad 
Sonbhadra
Balrampur  
   Gainpuri Kanpur    
Muzaffarnagar 
Sultanpur
Sitapur
Rampur
  AmbdkarNagar    

Bulandsheher  
Hameerpur 
Aureya  
   Chandoli Hapur    
Lucknow    
Santakbirnagar
Azamgarh  
Chitrakoot  
Hardoi   
Maharajganj   
Santarvirdasnagar
   Badayu     

Itawa 
Mathura 
  Faizabad    
 Farrukhabad   
   Jhansi    
  Meerut   
Siddharthpur
  Balrampur  
   Fatehpur    
  Jonpur   
  Mirzapur
Mahoba 


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