UPTET 2018 Application, Notification, Exam Dates, Eligibility,Books,Syllabus,Cutoff,Result

UPTET 2018 exam schedule has been released by Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB). UPTET is a state-level test, conducted by UPBEB (Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board) for recruitment of Primary and Upper Primary Level teachers in various schools of Uttar Pradesh. UPTET 2018 Application Form begins at Upbasiceduboard.gov.in from September 18, 2018will be accepted till October 4, 2018. The exam has been scheduled on November 4 in two sessions.

  • Candidates can apply at UPTET Official WebsiteCandidates from general & OBC category have to pay INR 400, while candidates from SC/ST have to pay INR 200.
  • The UPTET Admit Card for the exam will be uploaded on the official website on October 18. 
  • The answer key for the exam will be uploaded on the official website on November 5, 2018. Candidates will be allowed to submit their objections on the answer key.
  • The UPTET 2018 Result will be released on November 20, 2018. Qualifying candidates will be awarded the UPTET Eligibility Certificate which is valid for 5 years.

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UP: Order to Remove Teachers without TET

Allahabad High Court has directed to take action against the TET passed assistant teachers without taking the prescribed qualification. This order has been heard by the Bench of Justice Dilip Gupta and Justice Jayant Banerjee on the special appeal of Prabhat Kumar Verma and dozens of others, senior advocates Ashok Khare and RK Ojha, advocate Anup Trivedi and Vihu Rai.

  • With this, the bench has revised the decision of the single-generation, which said that in this case, give the representation and take the BSA action.
  • The court said that the petitioners cannot be asked to ascertain who was the teacher who had the capacity to become a teacher of science or mathematics and who was not. This work can only be done by the BSA by examining and hearing.
  • The petitioners say that many such people have passed the TET and have been appointed assistant teachers, who did not take science or math subject in the undergraduate.
  • According to 2011 Circular, graduates in science or mathematics can become assistant teachers only.
  • After receiving the complaint from the court’s decision, every BSA will have to investigate and examine which teacher did not graduate from science or mathematics before passing the TET.

UPTET 2018 Highlights

Exam Name Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test
Conducting Body Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB)
Official Website www.upbasiceduboard.gov.in
Exam Type State Level Recruitment Test
Exam Date November 4, 2018
Eligibility Criteria Minimum 50% marks in Intermediate Exam
Mode of Application Online
Exam Mode Online
Duration 3 hours

UPTET 2018 Exam Dates

The actual dates for the exam related events has been released. Candidates can check the official dates for the events in the table below.

Event Date Reference Links
UPTET 2018 Notification September 18, 2018 UPBEB Board will conduct UPTET 2018 in online mode
UPTET 2018 Registration Dates September 18, 2018 UPTET Application Form 2018 ends on October 3, 2018
UPTET 2018 Form Correction September 20 – 22, 2018 Check UPTET Photo size and other format details
Availability of UPTET Admit Card 2018 October 18, 2018 Download Admit Card from upbasiceduboard.gov.in
UPTET 2018 Exam Date November 4 , 2018 Over 5 lakh candidates to appear in UPTET 2018
Availability of UPTET 2018 Answer Key November 5, 2018 UPTET Answer key will release on November 5
Declaration of UPTET 2018 Result November 20, 2018 Check UPTET result online at upbasiceduboard.gov.in.

UPTET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

UPTET has two sets of applicants – Applicants for Primary Teachers (Class 1 to 5) and Applicants for Primary Teachers (Class 6 to 8). The eligibility criteria for both sets of applicants are different.

UPTET Qualification of Primary Teachers (Class 1 to 5)

  • Candidate must have scored a minimum of 50% marks in intermediate examination.
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation or those who are studying in the 2nd year of BTC/ passed in an institute affiliated to NCTE.
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation or those who are studying in final year of D.Ed (Specialization) in an institute recognized by RCI.
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation or those who are studying in the 2nd year of BTC (Urdu)/ passed in an institute affiliated to NCTE.
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation or those who are in final year/ passed Diploma in Teaching from Aligarh Muslim University.
  • For Urdu Teaching: Candidates who have completed their graduation  or those who are Moa’llim-e-Urdu degree holders from Aligarh Muslim University before August 11, 1997.
  • Candidates who are currently studying in the final year B.EL.ED.

UPTET Qualification of Primary Teachers (Class 6 to 8)

  • Candidate must have scored a minimum of 50% marks in intermediate examination.
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation or those who are studying in the 2nd year of BTC in an institute affiliated to NCTE
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation/ post-graduation with minimum of 50% marks or those who have passed or currently studying in 2nd year of B.Ed in an institute affiliated to NCTE.
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation/ post-graduation with minimum of 50% marks or those who have passed or currently studying in 2nd year of L.T. in an institute affiliated to NCTE.
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation/ post-graduation with minimum of 50% marks or those who have passed or currently studying in 2nd year of B.Ed (Specialization) in an institute affiliated to RCI.
  • Candidates who have scored 50% marks in intermediate and who are currently studying in the final year or passed B.Ed.
  • Candidates who are currently studying in the final year or passed B.S.C.Ed.
  • Candidates who are currently studying in the final year or passed B.EL.ED.

Age

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.

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Category Age
UR 18-35 Years
OBC 18-38 Years
SC/ST 18-40 Years
PH 18-45 Years

 


How to Apply for UPTET 2018

UPTET Application Form shall be made available in month of August 2018. It will have to be filed in online mode. The application form for UPTET 2018 can be filled in four steps:

Online Registration

  • Aspirants of UPTET must register themselves on the official website of UPBEB i.e. upbasiceduboard.gov.in.
  • During registration Columns that are marked with ‘*’, cannot be left blank.
  • Fill in the important details such as Name, educational qualifications, personal details and Other details asked in the online form.
  • It is mandatory to select the district at the time of UPTET Registration from which candidate wants to appear.
  • Applicant has to mention the photo identity proof and its ID number at the time of UPTET Registration.

UPTET 2018 Application Fee

  • Payment of fees is done after UPTET Registration.
  • The fee has to be paid either online or offline.
  • Online options include: SBI Internet Banking / Debit Cards / Credit Cards / internet banking facility of other banks.
  • Offline payment can be made by taking print out of e-challan of SBI bank slip.
  • The fee structure varies for candidates from different category.

The list is mentioned below.

Category UPTET Application Fee
General Category INR 400
Other Backward Category (OBC) INR 400
Scheduled Caste (SC) INR 200
Scheduled Tribe (ST) INR 200
Physically Challenged Exempted

Uploading of Documents

  • Once the fee is paid, upload all the necessary documents online.
  • These documents include the recent photograph, intermediate mark sheet and proof of eligibility.
  • Candidate seeking reservation will have to upload the required set of certificates/ documents before the closing date.
  • After the payment of UPTET Fee, complete the TET Online Form and mention the Registration Number, Date of Birth, and Transaction ID/Journal Number (provided by bank) and submit the UPTET Form.

Printing of Application Form

  • After final submission, a computer-generated registration and password will appear on the screen.
  • Use this registration number and password to login.
  • Full application form will be displayed. Take the print out of the application form for future use.
  • Candidates applying for UPTET can apply for either PGT or TGT. If any candidate wishes to apply for both the posts, then separate UPTET Application Form has to be filled.

Candidates failing to bring the mentioned ID card at the time of UPTET Exam will not be allowed to enter at the exam hall.


UPTET 2018 Admit Card

The organizing authority UPBEB issues admit card for UPTET. The admit card for UPTET 2018 will be made available online in the first week of October, 2018. It can be downloaded from the website. It should be noted that, hard copy of the UPTET Admit Card is not sent by post.

Steps to download UPTET 2018 Admit Card:

  • Visit the official website of UPTET
  • Click on UPTET 2018 Admit Card link
  • Provide all the necessary details- UPTET Registration Number and Date of Birth
  • Click on Submit
  • UPTET Admit Card would appear on the screen
  • Verify all the mentioned details and take its print out

Discrepancy in UPTET 2018 Admit Card

UPTET Admit Card is issued for candidates who have successfully applied for the candidate. Admit card contains details of the applicant and information regarding the UPTET paper. The details mentioned on the UPTET Admit Card should be carefully verified for language of paper, exam center, date & time slot of exam, roll number and photo of the candidate. If any discrepancy is observed in the UPTET Admit Card, candidates should immediately contact the official authority.


UPTET 2018 Paper Pattern

UPTET 2018 will be conducted as two separate papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2.  Paper 1 is conducted for candidates applying for appointment of teacher for class 1 to 5. Whereas, Paper 2 is conducted for appointment of teacher for class 6 to 8.

  • UPTET exam is conducted in offline mode.
  • Objective type multiple choice questions are asked in the exam.
  • There is no provision of negative marking in UPTET. Both the Papers have 150 questions.
  • Each question carries one mark.
  • Every question carries 4 options, out of which only 1 would be correct. Read 

Candidates, who have applied for both the Papers, should apply for both paper 1 and paper 2. The level of questions varies according to the group, the candidate has applied for. The section wise division of each paper is given in the table below:

UPTET Exam Sections Number of Questions Total Marks
Paper 1 Child Development and  Methodology and Pedagogy 30 Questions 30 Marks
Language 1 (Hindi) 30 Questions 30 Marks
2nd Language (Any one from English, Urdu & Sanskrit) 30 Questions 30 Marks
Mathematics 30 Questions 30 Marks
Environmental Studies 30 Questions 30 Marks
UPTET Exam Sections Number of Questions Total Marks
Paper 2 Child Development, Learning & Pedagogy (Compulsory) 30 Questions 30 Marks
1st Language (Hindi) 30 Questions 30 Marks
2nd Language (Any one from English, Urdu & Sanskrit) 30 Questions 30 Marks
a. Mathematics & Science b. Social Studies/ Social Science 60 Questions 60 Marks

UPTET Syllabus

The syllabus for UPTET is based on the two papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both the papers are conducted to examine the capabilities of candidates to teach students of primary and upper primary level. UPTET Syllabus has remained similar over the years. Given below are some of the important topics covered in both the papers.

UPTET Syllabus- Paper 1

Child Development and Teaching Methodology Language 1 Language 2 Mathematics Environmental Science
Child development concept Language Comprehension Comprehension Number system Family and friends
Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding children with special needs Pedagogy of language development Pedagogy of language development Shapes and geometry Food and nutrition
Learning and pedagogy Fill in the blanks Language skills Data handling Shelters
Antonyms and synonyms Measurements and units Water, travel
Spotting error/ Sentence Correction Things we make and do
Idiom and Phrase

UPTET Syllabus- Paper 2

Child Development, Learning and Pedagogy Language 1 (Hindi) Language 2 Mathematics/ Science B. Social Studies/ Social Science
Child development concept Unseen Passage Unseen Passage and comprehension Science- Food & Materials, How things work, moving things, people and ideas, natural phenomenon and resources, the world of the living, pedagogy of science
The concept of inclusive learning and understanding language children with special needs Grammar Grammar skills Social studies- history, geography, social and political life, economics and static GK, UP Related questions, social studies pedagogy
Learning and pedagogy Language Pedagogy Language Pedagogy Mathematics- Number system & simplification, percentage & ratio, time, work, speed &distance, algebra & mensuration, geometry, average, profit & loss, pedagogy of mathematics

UPTET Preparation Books

Here are some of the most recommended books for Paper 1 of UPTET:

UPTET Paper 1 Books

Books Name Publisher
UPTET Paper 1 (Class I-V) Solved Papers Vidya Prakashan Mandir Ltd
UPTET for Paper 1 Primary Level (Class I to V) Guide Ramesh Publishing House
UPTET – Paper 1 class I – V (15 Practice Sets) 2016 G.K. Publications Private Limited
15 Practice Sets UPTET Paper 1 (Class I-V) Arihant Publications
UPTET Uttar Pradesh Sikshak Patrata Pariksha Paper 1 Practice Sets Vidya Prakashan

Best Books for UPTET Paper 2

Here are some of the most recommended books for Paper 2 of UPTET 2018:

UPTET Paper 2 Books

Books Name Publisher
UPTET Paper 2 Class VI – VIII (MATHS & Science) 15 Practice Sets G.K. Publications Private Limited
UP-TET: Paper 2 Upper Primary Level for Social Studies Teachers Guide Ramesh Publishing House
Guide UPTET Paper 2: Class VI – VIII Social Studies G.K. Publications Private Limited
UPTET Paper 2 (Class VI-VIII) Vigyan & Ganit Chapertwise Solved Papers Vidya Prakashan Mandir Ltd
UPTET Uttar Pradesh Shikshak Patrata Pariksha Paper 2 Arihant Publications

UPTET 2018 Result

The result for UPTET 2018 will be declared in the last week of February, 2019. However, official UPTET Answer Key will be released by the end of this year.

  • The notification for the result will be published in the major newspapers of Uttar Pradesh.
  • The result would be announced on the UPTET Website.
  • Candidate can check their result by logging in with their roll number.

How to check UPTET Result 2018

  • Visit the official UPTET website:  upbasiceduboard.gov.in
  • Click on UPTET Result link.
  • Enter the UPTET roll number.
  • View the scores and save it for future use.

Candidates can get the copy of their UPTET OMR Sheet/Answer Sheet by paying fees through DD of INR 500/- per copy, drawn in favor of “Secretary, Examination Controller Officer” payable at Allahabad.


UPTET 2018 Cut Off

UP Basic Education Board releases cut off based on certain criteria defined within the board. The cut off as decided is as follows:

  • Candidates belonging to the general category who score 60% (90/150 marks) of the total marks would be considered qualified for the UPTET Recruitment.
  • Required qualifying score for reserved category candidates is 55% marks (82/150 marks).
  • Candidates, who qualify UPTET, would be accorded UPTET eligibility certificate.

Apart from this, UP board also releases district wise cut off for UPTET.


UPTET Eligibility Certificate

UPTET Eligibility Certificate is valid for 5 years. Eligibility Certificate can be taken from the district education board by providing a copy of 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 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 UPTET Eligibility Certificate, 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