UPTET 2021 Notification Out, Exam Date, Eligibility, Online Form, Pattern

UPTET Notification 2021 Out: The Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) is a state-level teaching eligibility exam conducted by Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB). The state-level UPTET examination is held once a year to recruit eligible teachers for the primary (classes 1 to 5) and upper primary (classes 6 to 8) classes at various Government & Government-aided schools across the state. 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 UP TET Notification 2021 has been released on 7th October 2021.

UPTET Notification 2021

UPTET 2021 Notification PDF and online application link have been released by UPBEB on 07th October 2021 for conducting the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test on www.updeled.gov.in. The complete details about the eligibility test are included in the detailed advertisement. The candidates who have been preparing for the UPTET 2021 Exam must stay tuned to get the latest information about the UPTET 2021 exam by reading this article. Over 16 lakh candidates appear for the UPTET exam every year. The Official UP TET 2021 Notification PDF is mentioned below.

UPTET 2021 Official Notifictaion - Download PDF

UPTET 2021 Exam Details & Guidelines 

UPTET 2021 Notification- Exam Summary

Before moving to further details, let's have an overview of the UPTET 2021 Exam from the below table if you are planning to appear in the eligibility test for Primary or Upper Primary level teaching jobs. 

Exam AuthorityUttar Pradesh Basic Education Board, UPBEB
Exam NameUPTET 2021 (Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test)
LevelPrimary & Upper Primary 
CategoryEligibility Test
Job LevelState-level
Application ModeOnline
Application process7th October to 25th October 2021
Language of ExamEnglish & Hindi
Frequency of ExamOnce in a year
Mode of ExamOffline
ValidityLifetime
Job locationUttar Pradesh
Official websitehttp://updeled.gov.in

UP TET Exam Date 2021 Out

The Uttar Pradesh board will conduct the UPTET 2021 exam on November 28. The admit card will be released one week prior to the exam i.e. 17th November 2021. However, given below are dates for UPTET 2021 exam as mentioned in the UPTET 2021 Notification-

UPTET 2021 EventsDate
UPTET 2021 Notification7th October 2021
UPTET 2021 Application Form starts on7th October 2021 (5 pm)
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 UPTET Admit Card17th November 2021
UP TET Exam Date 202128th November 2021
Release of UPTET Answer Key2nd December 2021
UPTET Result28th December 2021

Note: UPTET 2021 Examination will be conducted in 2 sessions. The Primary Level Teachers exam will be held in the morning session (10:00 to 12:30) and Upper Primary Level Teachers in the evening session (02:30 to 05:00).

Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Department has announced that there are a total of 51,112 seats vacant in the various schools of the state. These vacancies can be merged with the existing posts and thus a total of 68,500 vacant posts are still to be filled by the concerned department in the state.

UPTET 2021 Application Form

UPTET 2021 Online Registration process has started on 7th October 2021 and ends on 25th October 2021. Candidates are required to keep a valid mobile number, email id, passport size photograph, signature, and other important documents while applying for UPTET 2021. All the candidates interested in Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test can now apply online for UPTET 2021 exam by clicking on the direct link mentioned below.

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. Out of the total applications received in 2019, over 10.5 lakh registrations were done for paper-I and over 5.5 lakh registrations were done for paper-II.

YearRegistration for Primary LevelRegistration for Upper-Primary LevelTotal Registration
201910689125653371634249
201811707866129301783716

UPTET 2021 Application Fee

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

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

UPTET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must apply after reading the eligibility criteria to appear in the Paper-I and Paper-II of the UPTET 2021 exam: Here are the broad pointers:

UPTET Educational Qualification

UPTET Eligibility for Paper-I (Primary-Level Teachers): The applicants need to satisfy any one of the criteria given below to meet UPTET eligibility for Paper-I:

- Candidates should clear graduation in any discipline from UGC-recognized Universities/Institutions. However, after the completion of graduation, pursuing a two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (DElEd) is mandatory. Candidates in the final year of DElEd are also eligible to apply

- Candidates should clear their graduation and post that should pass the Basic Training Certificate (BTC) for distance education. Candidates in the final year are also eligible to apply.

- Candidates should clear graduation or post-graduation with a minimum of 50 percent marks. Along with this, candidates should also be pursuing a Bachelor of Education (BEd).

- Candidates should clear graduation or post-graduation with a minimum of 45 percent marks. Along with this, candidates should also complete BEd.

- Candidates should complete their graduation along with BTC in Urdu. Candidates in the final year are also eligible to apply.

- Candidates should complete their graduation and also possess a diploma in teaching from Aligarh Muslim University.

- Candidates should have completed their graduation and acquired the degree of Moavill-E-Urdu before August 08, 1997.

- Candidates should complete their class 12th with a minimum of 50 per cent marks. Along with this, candidates should also complete the four-year duration Bachelor of Elementary Education (BElEd).

UPTET Eligibility for Paper-II (Upper Primary-Level Teachers): The applicants have to satisfy any one of the criteria given below to gain UPTET eligibility for applying in Paper II:

- Candidates should complete their graduation from a recognised college or university. Along with this, candidates should also complete a two-year duration DElEd (BTC).

- Candidates should clear graduation or post-graduation with a minimum of 50 per cent marks. Along with this, candidates should also complete BEd/ BEd Special Education. Candidates in the final year of BEd/ BEd Special Education are also eligible to apply.

- Candidates should complete their class 12th with a minimum of 50 per cent marks. Along with this, candidates should complete a four-year duration BScEd/ BSc BEd from a UGC/ National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) recognised institution. Candidates in the final year of BScEd/ BSc BEd are also eligible to apply.

- Candidates should complete their class 12th with a minimum of 50 per cent marks. Along with this, candidates should also complete four-year BElEd. Candidates in the final year of BElEd are also eligible to apply.

- Candidates should complete their graduation with a minimum of 50 per cent marks. Along with this, candidates should also complete a one-year duration BEd. Candidates in the final year of BEd are also eligible to apply.

UPTET Age Limit and Relaxation

Candidates should be between 18 and 35 years of age to apply for the UPTET exam. However, there is no limit on the number of attempts that candidates can take for the UPTET exam.

Check UPTET Eligibility Criteria in Detail

UPTET 2021 Selection Process

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 percent 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 2021 Exam Pattern

UPTET Exam Pattern 2021 for Primary Stage (Paper I for class I to class V),
Duration of Examination: Two and a half hours (150 minutes)

UPTET 2021 TopicsNo of QuestionsMarks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Language I (Hindi)3030
Language II (English/ Urdu/ Sanskrit)3030
Mathematics3030
Environmental Studies3030
Total150150

UPTET 2021 Exam Pattern for Junior Level Teachers (Paper-II for Classes VI to VIII)
Duration of examination: Two-and-a-half hours (150 minutes)

UPTET 2021 TopicsNo of QuestionsMarks
Child Development and Pedagogy3030
Languages I3030
Language II3030
Science and Mathematics (OR)
Social Science
6060
Total150150

UP TET 2021 Syllabus

UP TET Syllabus 2021 is released every year along with its official website by Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB). The UPTET syllabus for paper-I and II will contain a list of subjects and topics from which questions will be asked in the teacher eligibility test. Candidates can check UPTET 2021 Syllabus. It is a good strategy to go in and out of the syllabus of the exam before start preparing for the exam.

Check UPTET 2021 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

UPTET Previous Year Question Paper PDF

UPTET Validity 

Previously, the marks scored by a candidate through UPTET Exam were valid for a period of 5 years from the date of issue, however, the validity of certification has been revised to be valid till lifetime. The qualified candidates can anytime grab a teaching job in the primary level or upper primary level with its UPTET Marks. The revised validity for UPTET Scores has been made effective from 2011. 

UPTET 2021 Admit Card

The admit card for any government exam will be released on 17th November 2021 for the candidates who have successfully registered for UPTET Exam. The candidates have to download UPTET Admit Card from the official website http://updeled.gov.in only as no hardcopy or email regarding the hall tickets will be sent by the authority. The admit card for UPTET 2021 Paper-I & Paper-II will be issued separately. 

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UPTET 2021 Answer Key 

UPTET 2021 Answer Key will be released on 02nd December 2021 on the official website of UPBEB. The candidates can calculate their approximate marks with the correct responses released by the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board on its official website. The window for raising objection will also be activated facilitating the candidates to challenge the questions or answers released. 

Click for UPTET Answer Key 2021

UPTET 2021 Result

The result for UPTET 2021 will be released after each phase of the exam is completed. The result of the UPTET 2021 exam will be released on 28th December 2021 announcing the names of the candidates who clear the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test and will be issued the UPTET Certification for the same.  

Click for UPTET Result 2021

UPTET 2021 Cut-Off

UPTET 2021 Cut-Off will be declared once the result for the same has been released. UPTET Cut Off 2021 will be the minimum required marks to qualify the eligibility test. The cut-off will be declared on the date of result and is prepared on the basis of the difficulty level of the UPTET 2021 Exam, the number of applicants appeared, and vacancies to be filled. 

UPTET 2021 Exam Centre

The UPTET 2021 Exam is going to be held in 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh for which the postcode and district names have been listed below. 

UPTET Exam Centres List
Agra (01)Kanpur Nagar (16)Raebareilly (31)Mirzapur (46)Sultanpur (61)
Hathras (02)Kanpur Dehat (17)Sitapur (32)Sonbhadra (47)Barabanki (62)
Aligarh (03)Kannauj (18)Hardoi (33)Sant Ravidas Nagar (Bhadohi) (48)Gonda (63)
Mathura (04)Farrukhabad (19)Lakhimpur Kheri (34)Azamgarh (49)Balrampur (64)
Firozabad (05)Auraiya (20)Prayagraj (35)Mau (50)Bahraich (65)
Mainpuri (06)Etawah (21)Kaushambi (36)Ballia (51)Shravasti (66)
Eta (07)Meerut (22)Fatehpur (37)Gorakhpur (52)Chitrakoot (67) 
Bareilly (08)Baghpat (23)Pratapgarh (38)Maharajganj (53)Banda (68)
Badayiu (09)Ghaziabad (24)Jhansi (39)Deoria (54)Mahoba (69)
Shahjahanpur (10)Gautam Buddha Nagar (25)Lalitpur (40)Kushinagar (55)Hamirpur (70)
Pillibheet (11) Bulandsehar (26) Jalaun (41)Basti (56) Amethi (71)
Muradabad (12) Muzzafarnagar (27) Varanasi (42) Sant Kabeer Nagar (57)Kasganj (72)
Amroha (13) Saharanpur (28)Chandauli (43)Siddhartha Nagar (58) Shamli (73)
 Rampur (14)Lucknow (29) Jaunpur (44) Ayodhya (Faizabad) (59)Hapur (Panchsheel Nagar) (74) 
Bijnor (15)Unnao (30)Ghazipur (45)Ambedkar Nagar (60)Sambhal (Bheem Nagar) (75)

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UPTET 2021- FAQs

Q5. Is UPTET notification 2021 out?

The Official UPTET notification 2021 exam has been released at the official website of UPBEB i.e. https://updeled.gov.in on 7th October 2021.

Q2. Is UPTET conducted in online mode?

No, UPTET exam is conducted in offline mode (pen-and-paper based test).

Q3. What is the validity of UPTET eligibility certificate?

The UPTET eligibility certificate is valid for lefitime.

Q4. How many times can a candidate attempt for UPTET Exam?

There is no limit on the number of attempts for appearing in UPTET Exam. A person already qualified can also appear again for improving his/her score.

Q1. When is the exam date of UPTET 2021 exam?

The UPTET 2021 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 28th November 2021.

What is the UPTET official website?

The official website of UPTET is https://updeled.gov.in.