UPTET 2021 Notification PDF, Exam Date, Application Form & Other Details

UPTET 2021 Notification PDF: Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Department has released the exam schedule for the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) 2021 on 27 September 2021. The Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) is a state-level teaching eligibility exam conducted by Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB).

UPTET is the minimum qualification required in Uttar Pradesh for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for Classes I to VIII. The official UPTET notification 2021 pdf will be released on 4th October 2021. In this article, you will get complete details about UPTET 2021 Exams like eligibility criteria, exam date, application fee, selection process, exam pattern, and application process.

UPTET 2021 Notification PDF: Highlights

Exam NameUPTET 2021 (Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test)
Exam AuthorityUttar Pradesh Basic Education Board, UPBEB
CategoryEligibility Test
LevelPrimary & Upper Primary
Frequency of ExamOnce in a year
Job LevelState-level
Job LocationUttar Pradesh
Total Vacancies68,500 (Expected)
Application ModeOnline
Language of ExamEnglish & Hindi
UPTET Exam Date 202128th November 2021
Mode of ExamOffline
ValidityLifetime
StatusReleased
Official websitehttp://updeled.gov.in

UPTET Exam Date 2021

As per the latest update from UPBEB, the UPTET 2021 examination for the Primary & Upper Primary Level is scheduled to be conducted on 28th November 2021. Candidates can check the tentative exam dates mentioned below:

UPTET 2021 EventsDate
UPTET 2021 Notification4th October 2021
UPTET 2021 Application Form starts on7th October 2021
UPTET 2021 Application Form ends on25th October 2021
Last Date for Making Fee Payment26th October 2021
Last Date to Printout the application form27th October 2021
Release of Call Letter17th November 2021
UPTET Exam Date 202128th November 2021
UPTET Answer Key Date 202102nd December 2021
UPTET Result Date 202128th December 2021

UPTET Eligibility Criteria 2021

Educational Qualification:

Primary Teachers (Classes I-V)

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks from recognized university & 2 years
  • Diploma (D.Ed) from N.C.T.E/ Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). OR
  • Bachelor’s degree & 2 years B.T.C., C.T. (Nursery)/ Nursery Teacher Training (NTT) OR
  • Bachelor’s degree & qualification in Special B.T.C. Training OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 years & BCT Urdu special training in Uttar Pradesh OR
  • 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 (Classes VI-VIII)

  • Bachelor’s degree & B.T.C from National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) approved institute OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks & B.Ed/ B.Ed Special Education from Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) OR
  • Intermediate (10+2) with minimum 50% marks & 4 year B.A/ B.S.C.Ed/ B.A.Ed from N.C.T.E./ U.G.C recognized institute OR
  • Intermediate (10+2) with minimum 50% marks & 4 year Degree (B.El.Ed) in Primary Education OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 45% & B.Ed degree.

Primary Sanskrit & English teachers (Classes I-V)

  • Bachelor’s degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject AND
  • B.C.T from NCTE (National Council for Teacher Education) approved institute OR
  • Diploma (D.Ed.) (2 years) from N.C.T.E/ Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) approved institute OR
  • 2-year C.T (Nursery)/ Nursery Teacher Training (NTT) from NCTE approved institute

Upper-primary Sanskrit & English teacher (Classes V-VIII)

  • Bachelor’s degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject AND B.T.C./ C.T. (Nursery) from an NCTE approved institute OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject and minimum 50% marks AND B.Ed / B.Ed special degree from NCTE/RCI approved institute OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject and minimum 45% marks AND B.Ed Degree

Primary Urdu teacher (Classes I-V)

  • Bachelor’s or Post Graduate Degree with Urdu as the main subject from recognized university AND
  • B.T.C from NCTE approved institute in Uttar Pradesh OR
  • BCT (2 years) in Urdu training in Uttar Pradesh OR
  • Moallim-E-Urdu Degree holder before 11-08-1997

Upper-primary Urdu teacher (Classes VI-VIII)

  • Bachelor’s or Post Graduate Degree with Urdu as the main subject from recognized university AND
  • B.T.C from NCTE approved institute in Uttar Pradesh OR
  • B.Ed/B.Ed special Degree from NCTE/RCI approved institute OR
  • BCT (2 years) in Urdu training in Uttar Pradesh OR
  • Moallim-E-Urdu Degree holder before 11-08-1997 OR
  • Diploma in Teaching from Aligarh Muslim University

Age limit

Candidates who belong to the general category (UR) should be more than or equal to 18 Years and less than 35 Years of age. There is age relaxation for reserved categories which is shown below:

CategoryAge
UR18-35 Years
OBC18-38 Years
SC/ST18-40 Years
PH18-45 Years

There is no limit on the number of attempts that candidates can take for the UPTET exam.

UPTET Eligibility Certificate 2021

UPTET Eligibility Certificate 2021 is valid for a lifetime. Eligibility Certificate can be taken from the district education board by providing a copy of the UPTET Admit Card and Photo Identity Card.

Those candidates who qualify in UPTET, and want to apply for the teaching post in schools of Uttar Pradesh, can apply by providing the eligibility certificate.

Candidates can acquire a second copy of the UPTET Eligibility Certificate by paying fees of INR 300 through DD (Demand Draft) payable drawn in favor of “Secretary, Examination Controller Officer” payable at Allahabad.

In order to retrieve the second copy of the UPTET Eligibility Certificate, the following documents have to be submitted by the applicants:

  1. Class X mark-sheet
  2. UPTET Admit Card
  3. Caste Certificate
  4. PH Certificate
  5. Advertisement of lost Eligibility Certificate in Newspaper
  6. FIR Copy of lost UPTET Eligibility Certificate

UPTET Selection Process 2021

The UPTET selection process includes the following stages:

  • Step 1 – The UPTET exam consists of two papers. Paper-I needs to be given by aspirants who plan to teach classes 1-5. Paper-II needs to be given by candidates who plan to teach classes 6-8. Candidates who plan to teach classes 1-8 need to appear for both papers.
  • Step 2 – UPTET result is announced by UPBEB on the official website of the exam. Candidates scoring a minimum of 60% marks in the written test are declared UPTET qualified.
  • Step 3 – Candidates qualifying for the written test are issued an eligibility certificate by UPBEB. Candidates having the certificate are eligible to apply for teaching jobs in the schools of Uttar Pradesh. The Validity of UPTET has been revised to be valid for a lifetime. Till now the UPTET certificate was valid for only five years.

UPTET Exam Pattern 2021

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

SubjectNo of QuestionsMarks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Language I (Hindi)3030
Language II (English/ Urdu/ Sanskrit)3030
Mathematics3030
Environmental Studies3030
Total150150
  • Duration of Examination: Two and a half hours (150 minutes)
  • The exam will be conducted in offline mode.
  • Objective type multiple choice questions are asked in the exam.
  • 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • There is no negative marking in UPTET Exams.

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

SubjectsNo of QuestionsMarks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Languages I3030
Language II3030
Science and Mathematics (OR) Social Science6060
Total150150
  • Duration of examination: Two-and-a-half hours (150 minutes)
  • The exam will be conducted in offline mode.
  • Objective type multiple choice questions are asked in the exam.
  • 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • There is no negative marking in UPTET Exams.

UPTET Qualifying Marks 2021

CategoryMinimum Percentage of MarksRequired Marks
General60%90
OBC/PH/FF/SC/ST/Dependent/Ex-man55%83

UPTET Application Fee 2021

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

CategoryOnly Paper – I or IIBoth Paper- I & II
General/OBCRs.600/-Rs.1200/-
SC/STRs.400/-Rs.800/-
Differently Abled PersonRs.100/-Rs.200/-

UPTET 2021 Application Form

The online application process for UPTET 2021 exam will be started from 07th October 2021 and ends on 25th October 2021. All candidates can apply online for UPTET 2021 exam by clicking on the link mentioned below which will be added once active officially.

UPTET 2021 Online Application Form Link

Last Year, over 16 lakh candidates registered for the UPTET exam as compared to nearly 18 lakh registrations done in 2018.

UPTET Question Paper 2019 PDF With Answer Key

UPTET Previous Year Question Papers PDF

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How To Apply Online For UPTET 2021?

Candidates follow these steps to apply online for UPTET 2021:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website www.updeled.gov.in
  • Step 2: Check the instruction before start applying.
  • Step 3: Click on the UP TET Registration link and open it.
  • Step 4: Fill up mandatory details and complete the registration process.
  • Step 5: Get your login ID and Password after registration.
  • Step 6: Click on the UPTET Application Form link and open it.
  • Step 7: Fill up all the required details correctly.
  • Step 8: Upload scanned copy of documents and photo-signature.
  • Step 9: Pay the application fee through Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking / E-Challan.
  • Step 10: Submit the application form correctly.
  • Step 11: Take a hard copy of the application form and keep it safe for future use.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is UPTET notification 2021 pdf out?
Ans. – The Official UPTET notification 2021 exam will be released on 04 October 2021.

Q. What is the age limit of applying for the UPTET 2021 exam?
Ans. – The maximum age limit of the candidates should be 35 years for applying for the UPTET 2021 exam.

Q. Is UPTET conducted in online mode?
Ans. – No, the UPTET exam is conducted in offline mode (pen-and-paper based test).

Q. What is the last date to apply online for UPTET 2021?
Ans. – The last date to apply online for UPTET 2021 is 25th October 2021.

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