UPTET 2023 Exam: Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Application Fee

    UPTET or Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test

    The Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) conducts the Teacher Eligibility Test, commonly known as UPTET, every year to recruit eligible candidates to work as teachers in either Primary or Junior high school level. The last UPTET recruitment was done in 2019. UPTET 2021 notification is expected to release in Mid-December. In this article, we shall see all important information related to UPTET Recruitment exam such as Exam Date, Eligibility criteria, Syllabus, Application Fee, Apply Online, Exam Pattern, Vacancy, Salary, Job profile, etc.

    UPTET Exam Highlights 2021

    UPTET 2021 Exam Highlights
    Name of Organization Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB)
    Exam Name Teacher Eligibility Test Uttar Pradesh (UPTET)
    Official Website http://updeled.gov.in/
    Exam Level State Level
    Notification Release Date To be released
    Applicate Start Date To be released
    Late Date to Register To be released
    Last Date to Apply To be released
    Exam Date To be released
    Result Date To be released
    Mode of Exam Offline
    Purpose of Exam Issue of Eligibility Certificate
    Validity 5 Years

    UPTET Apply Online 2021

    • Visit UPBEB official site http://updeled.gov.in.
    • Check the UPTET 2020 exam notification and click on the “आवेदन करें
    • Before proceeding, read instruction and eligibility.
    • Enter your valid details to register in the application form.
    • Verify your details and click “Submit“.
    • After registration candidates are required to upload their scanned photo & signature.
    • Then, pay the application fee via online or offline mode.
    • The final step is to print the UP TET online application form for future references.

    UPTET Application Fee 2021

    Candidates have to pay the required fee once they have completed registering for the exam. The UPTET application fee can only be paid through an online portal (Debit/Credit Cards or Various Banks). Below we have given the expected UPTET 2021 application fee details for different categories.

    Category Application Fee
    One Paper Two Papers 
    General/EWS/OBC INR 600/- INR 1200/-
    SC/ST INR 400/- INR 800/-
    PwD INR 100/- INR 200/-

    UPTET Selection Process 2021

    • The UPTET exam 2021 consists of two papers.
    •  Paper I can be attended by aspirants who wish to teach classes I-V.
    • Paper-II will be for candidates who wish to teach classes VI-VIII.
    • The candidates who wish to teach classes I-VIII will have to appear for both papers.
    • The candidates who score a minimum of 60% marks in the written test will be declared UPTET qualified.
    • An eligibility certificate will be issued to the qualified candidates to apply for teaching in the schools of Uttar Pradesh.
    • The validity of the UPTET eligibility certificate is five years from the date.

    UPTET Eligibility Criteria 2021

    The eligibility criteria for the UPTET Primary Teachers and Upper Primary Teachers will be different for the applicants. The various UPTET eligibility criteria are Age limit, Education qualification, Nationality.

    Age Limit: 

    • Minimum Age: 18 years
    • Maximum Age: 35 years

    Age Relaxation:

    Age relaxation has been provided on the upper age limit of the appearing candidates.

    Category Age Relaxation
    OBC 03 Years
    ST 05 Years
    PwD 10 Years

    Educational Qualification:

    Post Name Required Educational Qualification
    Primary Teachers
    • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks from a recognized university & 2 years Diploma (D.Ed) from N.C.T.E/ Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).
    • Bachelor’s degree & 2 years B.T.C., C.T. (Nursery)/ Nursery Teacher Training (NTT).
    • Bachelor’s degree & qualification in  Special B.T.C. Training.
    • Bachelor’s degree with 2 years & BCT Urdu special training in Uttar Pradesh.
    • Bachelor’s degree and Diploma in Teaching from Aligarh Muslim University (For Urdu Teacher) or Moallim-E-Urdu Degree before 11-08-1997.
    Upper Primary Teachers
    • Bachelor’s degree & B.T.C from National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) approved institute.
    • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks & B.Ed/ B.Ed Special Education from Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).
    • Intermediate (10+2) with minimum 50% marks & 4 year B.A/ B.S.C.Ed/ B.Ed from N.C.T.E./ U.G.C recognized institute.
    • Intermediate (10+2) with minimum 50% marks & 4 year Degree (B.El.Ed) in Primary Education.
    • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 45% & B.Ed degree.


    The applicant must fulfill one of the below-mentioned nationality criteria –

    • A citizen of India
    • A subject of Nepal, Bhutan
    • A Tibetian refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 intending to permanently settle in India
    • Migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam to permanently settle in India.

    UPTET Syllabus 2021

    The UPTET syllabus 2021 for Paper I and Paper II is different. Below is the detailed subject-wise syllabus for both papers. Candidates are advised to carefully go through the syllabus and prepare for the exam accordingly.

    UPTET Syllabus for Paper I

    Child Development & Teaching Methodology

    • Child Development Concept
    • Concept of Inclusive Education
    • Learning & Pedagogy
    • Understanding Children with Special Needs

    Language 1 – Hindi

    • Language Comprehension
    • Pedagogy of Language Development
    • Fill in the Blanks
    • Antonyms & Synonyms
    • Spotting Error
    • Sentence Correction
    • Idiom & Phrase

    Language 2 – English

    • Pedagogy of Language Development
    • Comprehension
    • Language Skills
    • Active & Passive
    • Knowledge of Famous Poetry and Poets
    • Singular & Plural


    • Number System
    • Shapes & Geometry
    • Data Handling
    • Measurements & Units
    • Unitary Rule
    • Percentage

    Environmental Science

    • Food and Nutrition
    • Family and Nutrition
    • Shelters
    • Water/Travel
    • Things We Make & Do
    • Administration

    UPTET Syllabus for Paper II

    Child Development Learning & Pedagogy

    • Child Development Concept
    • The concept of inclusive learning and understanding language children with special needs
    • Learning & Pedagogy

    Language 1 – Hindi

    • Unseen Passage
    • Grammar
    • Language Pedagogy

    Language 2 – English

    • Unseen Passage & Comprehension
    • Grammar Skills
    • Language Pedagogy


    • Food & Materials
    • How things work
    • Moving things
    • People and Ideas
    • Natural Phenomenon and Resources
    • The world of the Living
    • Pedagogy of Science

    Social studies

    • History
    • Geography
    • Social and Political Life
    • Economics and Static GK
    • UP Related Questions
    • Social Studies Pedagogy


    • Number System & Simplification
    • Percentage & Ratio
    • Time, Work, Speed & Distance
    • Algebra & Mensuration
    • Geometry
    • Average
    • Profit & Loss
    • Pedagogy of Mathematics

    UPTET 2021 Exam Pattern

    The UPTET exam pattern for both Paper I and Paper II are given below. The UPTET written test will be an MCQ based test. Check the tables below to know more.

    UP TET Primary Level Paper – I

    Subject No. of Questions Marks Exam Duration
    Child Development  & Pedagogy 30 30 150 Minutes
    Environmental Studies 30 30
    Language – 1 30 30
    Language – 2 30 30
    Mathematics 30 30
    Total 150 150


    Given below is the exam pattern for UPTET Upper Primary Level- Paper II

    UPTET Upper Primary Level Paper – II

    Subject No. of Questions Marks Exam Duration
    Child Development  & Pedagogy 30 30 150 Minutes
    Science & Mathematics OR Social Science 60 60
    Language – 1 30 30
    Language – 2 30 30
    Total 150 150
    • Both Paper 1 & Paper 2 are MCQ-based exams.
    • Paper I is for candidates who wish to teach Class 1 to 5, and Paper-II is for Class 6 to 8, and Papers 1 & 2 are attended by candidates who wish to teach from Class 1 to 8.
    • Each paper is for 150 marks.
    • Each question will carry 1 mark each. There is NO Negative marking.
    • Candidates who score 60% in the exam will be declared as qualified.
    • The total duration of the exam is 150 minutes for each paper.

    Steps To Download The UPTET Admit Card 2021

    Candidates can download the UPTET Admit Card 2021 for the written test by following the steps below. The candidates who fail to carry the hall ticket to the exam centre will not be allowed to sit for the test.

    • Step 1: Click on the direct link given above or go to the UPBEB official website.
    • Step 2: Type in your Registration ID and Password.
    • Step 3: Click on the submit button and the Admit Card for the UPTET Written Test will be available to the candidates.
    • Step 4: Double-check the details on the admit card and download / printout for further use.


    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *