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UPTET 2019

Last Updated - February 17, 2018

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Aptitude Test or UPTET is an annual, state-level eligibility test, conducted by Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) for recruitment of Primary and Secondary teachers in Government and various Public schools in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Here, we piece together the details of UPTET 2019 based on retrospective data, for the benefit of aspiring teaching professional.

  • UPTET 2019 official notification is expected to be released in the month of August 2019.
  • The Application process of UPTET 2019 will be in the online mode through the official website http://upbasiceduboard.gov.in
  • The Application Fee for UPTET is expected to be INR 400 (INR 200 for SC/ST Candidates).
  • The primary eligibility condition for UPTET is a Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University with a minimum aggregate score of 50%.
  • UPTET is a paper and pen-based test (offline) scheduled tentatively in the month of October 2019.
  • The test will have two separate papers for the Primary and Secondary Teachers, consisting of 150 objective-type questions each.
  • One can download the Admit Card from the official website of UPTET which is expected to be released in the month of October 2019.
  • The results for UPTET 2019 will be published on the official website by UPBEB in the month of April 2020.
  • The minimum score candidates need to secure in UPTET 2019 to qualify as a primary/secondary teacher is 60% or 90 out of a total of 150 marks.
  • Candidates who qualify the UPTET will be awarded the UPTET Eligibility Certificate which is valid for 5 years from the date of issue.

UPTET 2019: Highlights

Exam NameUttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET)
Conducting BodyUttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB)
Official Websitewww.upbasiceduboard.gov.in
Exam TypeState Level Eligibility Test
Admit CardOctober 2019
Exam DateOctober 2019
Eligibility CriteriaMinimum aggregate score of 50% marks in Qualifying Exam
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Posts OfferedPrimary and Secondary School Teacher
Mode of ExamOffline
Medium of ExamHindi and English
HelplinePhone – (0532) 2466761/2466769 Email - uptethelpline@gmail.com

UPTET 2019: Exam Dates

Since the official notification for UPTET 2019 has not been released yet, a structured tentative event calendar has been prepared for the same which is based on previous years’ trends. Interested applicants are advised to follow the official website for further updates on the exam.

EventTentative Date
Release of UPTET 2019 NotificationAugust 2019
Availability of UPTET 2019 Online Application FormAugust - September 2019
Short Window for UPTET 2019 Form CorrectionSeptember 2019
Issuance of UPTET 2019 Admit CardOctober 2019
UPTET 2019 Exam DateOctober 2019
Availability of UPTET 2019 Answer KeyJanuary 2020
Declaration of UPTET 2019 ResultApril 2020

UPTET 2019: Eligibility

Below is the given detail of the eligibility of primary (1st to 5th standards) as well as secondary teachers (6th to 8th standards).

  • UPTET applicants should be Indian Citizens.
  • Age criteria for both positions are minimum 18 years and maximum 35 years (age relaxation for reserved category candidates as per government norms).
  • The basic educational requirement for UPTET is a UGC recognized bachelor’s degree (B. Ed, D. Ed, BTC, etc.) with a minimum aggregate score of 50% marks in the qualifying exam.

The specific educational qualifications required for the Primary as well Secondary Teaching positions are listed below:

Primary teachers (1st to 5th standard)

  • Applicants should have secured a minimum aggregate score of 50% marks in the Intermediate Examination.
  • Applicants with a Bachelor's Degree, or
  • Applicants who have either completed or are studying in the 2nd year of BTC/BTC (Urdu) from an institute affiliated to NCTE, or
  • Applicants who are studying in the final year of D. Ed (Specialization) from an RCI recognized institute, or
  • Applicants who have completed or are in the final year of Diploma in Teaching from Aligarh Muslim University, or
  • Applicants in the final year B.EL.ED.

UPTET Secondary Teachers (6th to 8th standards)

  • Applicants should have secured a minimum aggregate score of 50% marks in the Intermediate Examination.
  • Applicants with a bachelor’s or master’s Degree in graduation with a minimum aggregate score of 50% marks, or
  • Applicants who have either completed or are studying in the 2nd year of BTC/L. T/B. Ed from an institute affiliated to NCTE, or
  • Applicants who are studying in the final year of B. Ed (Specialization) from an RCI recognized institute, or
  • Applicants who have completed or are in the final year of B.Sc. Ed./ B.EL.ED.

Important to note:

  • Reservation conditions in UPTET will be applicable as per GOI norms.
  • There are no restrictions on the number of attempts a candidate can make in qualifying UPTET

UPTET 2019: Application Form

UPTET 2019 Application process can be completed only in the online mode through the official website of UPBEB. The Application Forms are expected to be available from August 2019 onwards. The steps involved in the application process are listed below:

  1. Visit the official website of UPBEB www.upbasiceduboard.gov.in and register with complete details as specified in the form.
  2. Applicants should mandatorily mention the district from where they want to appear for the exam, select photo ID proof, and enter the ID number in the UPTET Application Form.
  3. Upload applicant’s recent passport size photograph and specimen signature as per the specifications in the Application form.
  4. Applicants seeking reservation are also required to upload supporting documents to the form.
  5. Pay the requisite Application Fees via online or offline mode.
  6. Review the details entered in the form to ensure it is error-free before submitting the same finally.
  7. Upon submission, a system-generated registration number and password will be displayed on-screen.
  8. Applicants can log in to the website with the auto-generated login credentials and access the application form they submitted. It is advisable to obtain prints of the completed Application Form for the records.

Please note that the candidate can apply for both Primary and Secondary Teacher Eligibility Test by filling two separate UPTET Application Forms.

Note: Candidates must ensure to carry in person the Photo ID Proof selected in the Application Form at the time of UPTET Exam. Candidates not carrying the same will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

UPTET 2019: Application Fee

The UPTET 2019 Application fee can be paid in both offline and online modes.

  • Applicants can make the application fee payment online through the integrated payment gateway on the official website using either Net Banking or Credit/Debit Cards.
  • For offline Application Fee Payment, applicants need to obtain a print of the e-challan from the website and make payment at any State Bank of India branch. Applicants then need to enter the details stamped on the challan to the UPTET online application form on the official website to complete the application process.

UPTET 2019 expected Application Fee, for the different categories, is tabulated below:

CategoryUPTET Application Fee
General/OBC CandidatesINR 400
SC/ST CandidatesINR 200
Physically Challenged CandidatesExempted

UPTET 2019: Admit Card

UPTET 2019 Admit Card is expected to be available for download from the official website in the month of October 2019. Applicants who have submitted the UPTET 2019 Application Form complete in all respect along with the requisite fees will be issued the Admit Card. The same must be downloaded from the official website. Please note that there are no other means of accessing the document other than downloading from the website.

Details like Applicant’s name, Registration Number, Photograph, Date of Birth, Exam Venue, Exam Date, and Timings, etc. will be printed on the Admit Card. It is mandatory for the candidates to carry the Admit Card in person to appear for the entrance exam along with a valid Photo ID Proof.

UPTET 2019 Admit Card can be downloaded in the following steps:

  1. Visit the official website of UPBEB
  2. Click the link “UPTET 2019 Admit Card”.
  3. Enter applicants’ login credentials i.e. the registration number and password.
  4. The UPTET Admit Card will be displayed on-screen.
  5. Download, save and obtain prints of the document for future use.

Any discrepancy noted on the Admit Card should immediately be brought to the notice of the exam conducting body.


UPTET 2019: Exam Pattern

UPTET Exam pattern has been the same in the last few years. Objective type multiple - choice questions are asked in a paper-based test to evaluate the teaching aptitude of candidates.

Mode of ExaminationOffline, Paper-Based Test
Number of Papers2 Papers; Paper 1 for Primary Teachers (1st – 5th Standard) and Paper 2 for Secondary Teachers (6th – 8th Standard).
Type of QuestionsObjective type, MCQs.
Number of Questions150 questions in each Paper
Maximum Marks150
Duration of Exam150 Minutes
Scheme of Marking+1 for each correct answer, No negative marking
Minimum Qualifying Score60%, i.e. 90

Candidates who have applied for both the Positions are required to appear for both Paper 1 and Paper 2. The section wise division of each paper is tabulated below.

UPTET ExamSectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Paper 1Teaching Methodology and Pedagogy30 Questions in each sectionEach question carry 1 Mark
1st Language (Hindi)
2nd Language (Anyone from English, Urdu & Sanskrit)
Mathematics
Environmental Studies
Total150 questions150 Marks
Paper 2Child Development, Learning & Pedagogy30 Questions in each SectionEach question carry 1 Mark
1st Language (Hindi)
2nd Language (Anyone from English, Urdu & Sanskrit)
a. Mathematics & Science b. Social Studies/ Social Science60 Questions
Total150 questions150 Marks

UPTET 2019: Syllabus

UPBEB clearly defines the syllabus for UPTET, the details of which are elaborated below:

  1. Syllabus for UPTET Paper 1 covers Teaching Methodology & Pedagogy, Languages (Hindi & English/Urdu/Sanskrit), Mathematics and Environmental Studies.
  • The paper focuses on the educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to Standards 1st to 5th.
  • Candidates are expected to understand the characteristics and needs of diverse learners and exhibit the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator for learning.
  • NCERT Books for 1st to 5th standards can be referred to for better understanding of the scope of UPTET Paper 1.
  • The Language Section would assess the skills of the candidates in the medium of instruction while the Mathematics and Environmental Sciences section will test candidates’ conceptual understanding of the subjects.
  1. The syllabus for UPTET Paper 2 encompasses Child Development, Learning & Pedagogy, Languages (Hindi & English/Urdu/Sanskrit), Mathematics & Science or Social Studies & Social Science.
  • The paper focuses on the educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to Standards 6th to 8th.
  • Candidates can choose between the sections of Mathematics & Science or Social Studies & Social Sciences.
  • NCERT Books for 6th to 8th standards can be referred to for better understanding of the scope of UPTET Paper 2.

UPTET 2019: Result

UPTET 2019 result will be declared tentatively in April 2020 on the official website by UPBEB. UPBEB will also release the notification for the UPTET result in the major newspapers of Uttar Pradesh. Candidate can access their result through individual login into the official website in the following steps:

  1. Visit www.upbasiceduboard.gov.in
  2. Click on the tab ‘UPTET 2019 Result’.
  3. Enter the candidate’s login credentials i.e. the registration number and password.
  4. The candidate’s UPTET Result will be displayed on-screen.
  5. Download, save and obtain prints of the document for future use.

Candidates also have the option of procuring a copy of their UPTET Answer Sheet by paying a fee of INR 500 per copy (through a DD in favor of “The Secretary, Examination Controller Officer” payable at Allahabad).

The UPTET 2019 Answer Keys are expected to be released by UPBEB in January 2020. Based on the Answer Keys, candidates can draw an estimate of their expected score in the UPTET Results.

The candidates need to secure a minimum score of 60% in UPTET 2019 to qualify as a primary/secondary teacher (55% in case of reserved category candidates). Candidates will be awarded the UPTET eligibility certificate, valid for 5 years from the date of issue.


UPTET 2019: Cut-off

The cut-off score for the UPTET merit list will depend on the highest score clocked by candidates in UPTET 2019, over and above the pre-decided minimum qualifying marks. The cut-off score will be listed district wise on separate merit lists.

Apart from the highest score of the current year, the other factors that would be considered in finalizing UPTET 2019 Cut-off score are:

  • Total number of applicants,
  • Previous years’ cut-off trend, and finally,
  • The difficulty level of the test

Candidates can access the district-wise cut-off and merit list for UPTET 2019 from the official website in the following steps:

  1. Visit the UPBEB website.
  2. Click the tab ‘UPTET 2019 Cut-off Marks’.
  3. Select the District for District-wise Merit List
  4. Download, save and print copies of UPTET 2019 cut-off and merit list for the chosen district.

UPTET 2019: Selection Process

  • Candidates are required to secure a minimum of 60% in UPTET 2019 (55% for reserved category) to qualify the eligibility test.
  • Successful candidates will be awarded the UPTET Eligibility Certificate valid for 5 years from the date of issue and will be offered teaching positions as per merit in affiliated schools in the State.

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