Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) Exam

The Teacher Eligibility Test, known as TET, is the minimum qualification required in India for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for Classes I to VIII.

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) is a state-level examination, which is held once a year, to complete the recruitment process both for the primary (1-5 class) and for the upper primary (6-8 class) level teachers in the Uttar Pradesh Schools.

The Teacher Eligibility Test, known as TET, is the minimum qualification required in India for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for Classes I to VIII. The test is mandatory for teaching jobs in Indian government schools. The TET is conducted by both the central and state governments of India. Most states conduct their own TET. The test is conducted to meet the objectives of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009. The TET certificate is valid for lifetime

The Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) holds its TET examinations (UPTET) once a year to select primary and junior teachers. The UPTET written exam comprises two papers:

Paper I: for primary level teachers

Paper II: for junior level teachers

Candidates may sit either or both papers.

In 2016, the UPTET written examination was held on 19 December, in two shifts.

In 2017, UPBEB published its examination notification on 22 August, and the written exam was conducted on 15 October.

In 2018, the UPBEB notification was scheduled for publication on 15 September, with applications beginning on 17 September for the written examination on 28 October


UPTET Exam Highlights

Exam Name

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET)

Conducting Body

The Exam Regulatory Authority, Uttar Pradesh on behalf of Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB)

Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

150 minutes


English and Hindi

Exam Purpose

For recruitment of candidates as teachers in schools of Uttar Pradesh

Official Website



UPTET 2021 Exam Dates

UPTET Events


UPTET notification

May 11, 2021

UPTET application form 

May 18, 2021

Last date for application fee payment

June 2, 2021

Printout of the completed application form

June 1, 2021

UPTET admit card

July 14, 2021

UPTET exam

July 25, 2021

UPTET preliminary answer key

July 29, 2021

Answer key objections

till August 2, 2021

UPTET final answer key

To be announced

UPTET result

To be announced


UPTET 2021 Exam Pattern


UPTET Exam Pattern 2021 for Primary Stage (Paper I for class I to class V)

UPTET 2021 Topics

No of Questions


Child Development and Pedagogy



Language I (Hindi)



Language II (English/ Urdu/ Sanskrit)






Environmental Studies







UPTET 2021 Exam Pattern for Junior Level Teachers (Paper II for Classes VI to VIII)

UPTET 2021 Topics

No of Questions


Child Development and Pedagogy



Languages I



Language II



Science and Mathematics (OR)
Social Science







UPTET  Syllabus 2021 for Paper 1

S. No.




Child Development and Pedagogy

• The concept of development and its relationship with learning

• The concept of Inclusive Education

• Learning and pedagogy

• Understanding children with special needs


Language-I (Hindi) (compulsory)

  • अपठित अनुच्छेद
  • हिंदी वर्णमाला  (स्वर, व्यंजन)
  • वर्णों के मेल से मात्रिक तथा अमात्रिक शब्दों की पहचान
  • वाक्य रचना
  • हिंदी की सभी ध्वनियों के पारस्परिक अंतर की जानकारी विशेष रूप से – ष, स, ब, व, ढ, ड, क्ष, छ, ण तथा न की ध्वनियाँ
  • हिंदी भाषा की सभी ध्वनियों, वर्णों अनुस्वार एव चन्द्रबिंदु में अंतर
  • संयुक्ताक्षर एवं अनुनासिक ध्वनियों के प्रयोग से बने शब्द
  • सभी प्रकार की मात्राएँ
  • विराम चिह्नों यथा – अल्प विराम, अर्द्धविराम, पूर्णविराम, प्रश्नवाचक, विस्मयबोधक, चिह्नों का प्रयोग
  • विलोम, समानार्थी, तुकान्त, अतुकान्त, सामान, ध्वनियों वाले शब्द
  • वचन, लिंग एव काल
  • प्रत्यय, उपसर्ग, तत्सम तद्भव व देशज, शब्दों की पहचान एव उनमें अंतर
  • लोकोक्तियाँ एव मुहावरों के अर्थ
  • सन्धि – (1) स्वर सन्धि – दीर्घ सन्धि, गुण सन्धि, वृद्धि सन्धि, यण सन्धि, अयादि सन्धि (2) व्यंजन सन्धि (3) विसर्ग सन्धि
  • वाच्य, समान एव अंलकार के भेद
  • कवियों एव लेखकों की रचनाएँ

Hindi Pedagogy:

  • अधिगम और अर्जन
  • भाषा अध्यापन के सिद्धांत
  • सुनने और बोलने की भूमिका: भाषा का कार्य तथा बालक इसे किस प्रकार एक उपकरण के रूप में प्रयोग करते है
  • मौखिक और लिखित रूप में विचारों के संप्रेषण के लिए किसी भाषा के अधिगम में व्याकरण की भूमिका पर निर्णायक संदर्श
  • एक भिंन कक्षा में भाषा पढाने की चुनौतियाँ भाषा की कठिनाइयाँ त्रुटिया और विकार
  • भाषा कौशल
  • भाषा बोधगम्यता और प्रवीणता का मुल्यांकन करना: बोलना, सुनना, पढना, लिखना
  • अध्यापन – अधिगम सामग्रियां: पाठ्यपुस्तक, मल्टी मीडिया सामग्री, कक्षा का बहुभाषायी संसाधन
  • उपचारात्मक अध्यापन


Language-II (English/Urdu/Sanskrit)

• Comprehension (Unseen Passage and Poem)

• Active and Passive Voice,  Parts Of Speech, Kind Of Noun, Pronoun, Adverb, Adjective, Verb, Preposition, Conjunction, Tenses ((Present, Past, Future), Modal Auxiliaries, Common errors, Spelling test, Synonyms And Antonyms, One Word Substitution, Direct And Indirect Speech, Transformation Of Sentences, Punctuation, Singular & plural, Gender

• Knowledge of the famous poetry of famous poets

• Pedagogy of language development and Language skills



  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication & division of numbers
  • LCM & HCF
  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication & division of fractions & decimal numbers
  • Unitary method
  • Percentages
  • Profit & loss
  • Simple Interest
  • Geometry
    • Shapes & prism
    • Angles
    • Triangles
    • Circles
  • Money
  • Addition subtraction
  • Units & Measurement
  • The perimeter of triangles & quadrilaterals
  • Calendar
  • Volume
  • Area
  • Time & distance

Maths Pedagogy:

  • Nature, concept & working strategies of Mathematics
  • Place of mathematics in the curriculum
  • Language of mathematics
  • Community of Mathematics
  • Problems of Mathematics Teaching
  • Errors
  • Remedial & Diagnostic of Mathematics Teaching


Environmental Studies

  • Family
  • Food, health, and hygiene
  • Shelter
  • Flora and fauna
  • Our environment
  • Fair & Water
  • Local professions and business
  • Transportation and communication
  • Games and Games Spirit
  • India
    • Rivers
    • Mountains
    • Plateaus
    • Forest
    • Transport
    • Continents or Oceans
  • Our State
  • Rivers
  • Mountains
  • Plateaus
  • Forest
  • Transportation
  • Constitution
  • Regional administration
  • Gram Panchayat
  • Nagar Panchayat
  • Zila Panchayat
  • Nagar Palika
  • Nagar Nigam
  • District administration
  • The administrative system of state: managerial, judicial, executive,
  • Administrative system
  • Need
  • Importance, and Utility
  • Environmental protection
  • Duties of society towards the environment
  • Planned schemes for environmental protection
  • National Festival, Symbols, Voting system, National Unity
  • Environment

EVS Pedagogy: 

  • Concept and scope of environmental studies
  • Importance of environmental studies & integrated environmental studies
  • Environmental studies and environmental education
  • Learning Principles
  • Concept of Science or social science and their relation
  • Conceptualization of approaches in EVS
  • Project and practical Work
  • Discussion
  • CCE
  • Teaching aids/materials
  • Problems in EVS teaching


UPTET Eligibility Criteria 2021

UPTET has two sets of applicants - Applicants for Primary Teachers (Classes 1 to 5) and Applicants for Upper Primary Teachers (Classes 6 to 8).

UPTET 2021 Nationality: The aspirants who are belonging to India/ Nepal/ Tibet/ Bhutan, are eligible for the exam.

UPTET 2021 Age Limit: The age of the applicant must be between 18 Years and 35 Years. Candidates who belong to reserved categories would be given age relaxation as per the norms prescribed by the government.

UPTET 2021 Educational Qualification: The educational qualification

both for the paper I and II are different.


UPTET Education Qualification

Primary Level : Paper 1

  • Passed 10+2 (Intermediate) Exam with 50% Marks and 4 Year B.LEd Degree OR
  • Bachelor Degree in Any Stream with B.Ed Degree OR
  • Diploma in Teacher from Aligarh Muslim University AMU, Aligarh OR
  • Moaalizm E Urdu Exam Passed OR
  • D.Ed Special Exam Passed
  • 2 Year BTC Or Special BTC Exam Passed

Upper Primary Level : Paper 2

  • Bachelor Degree / Master Degree with 50% Marks with B.Ed / B.Ed Special Exam Passed OR
  • Bachelor Degree / Master Degree with BTC Training 2 Year Exam Passed OR
  • 10+2 Intermediate Exam with 50% Marks and B.LEd 4 Year Course OR
  • 10+2 Inter Exam with 50% Marks and B.SC Ed Exam Passed


UPTET Selection Process 2021

UPTET selection process includes the following stages:

  • Written exam: UPTET exam consists of two papers. Paper-I needs to be given by aspirants who plan to teach classes I-V. Paper-II needs to be given by candidates who plan to teach classes VI-VIII. Candidates who plan to teach classes I-VIII need to appear for both the papers.

UPTET result: UPTET result is announced by the exam

  • conducting authority on the official website of the exam. Candidates scoring minimum 60 per cent marks in the written test are declared UPTET qualified.
  • UPTET eligibility certificate Candidates qualifying the written test are issued an eligibility certificate by the exam authority. Candidates having the certificate are eligible to apply for teaching jobs in the schools of Uttar Pradesh. The validity of UPTET eligibility certificate is five years.


UPTET 2021 Application Fee

The category wise online application fee for UPTET 2021 Paper-I & Paper-II exam is mentioned below:


Only Paper – I or II

Both Paper- I & II







Differently Abled Person




UPTET Admit Card 2021

Exam Name

Uttar Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test

Conducting Body

Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board

UPTET Website


Release of Admit Card

July 14, 2021

Details Present on Admit Card

Candidate’s and Exam day details

Documents required with Admit Card

Valid ID proof and passport size photo 


UPTET Result 2021

UPTET Paper 1, 2 Results 2021

Name of Organisation

Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB)

Name of Examination

Uttar Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test (UPTET) 2021

Exam Type

Eligibility Test

Name of Posts

Assistant Teacher



Job Category

State Government Jobs, State PSC Jobs

Job Location

Uttar Pradesh

Post Category

Result, Marksheet

Examination Mode

Objective – Offline


UPTET Qualifying Marks 2021

UPTET Cut Off Marks


Qualifying Marks Percentage

Total Marks Required