UTET Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021 for Paper 1 & 2

UTET Syllabus 2021: Uttrakhand Board of Secondary Education (UBSE) has announced the UTET 2021 Exam date for 26 November 2021. As the exam date is officially released, the candidates who are looking forward to teaching as their career must start their preparation for UTET Paper-1 or UTET Paper-2 or both. The eligibility test will be conducted for Primary Level school teachers (Classes I-V) and Elementary Level school teachers (Classes VI to VIII for schools in the state itself. 

UTET Syllabus 2021

Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility (UTET) is an entrance examination which is conducted by UBSE for assessment of the eligibility of the candidates for teaching posts in various government and private schools across the state. UTET Paper-1 will be conducted for applicants eligible to teach Classes 1 to 5 and UTET Paper-2 for Classes 6 to 8. Buckle up and begin with your preparation with a detailed UTET Syllabus & Exam Pattern which has been discussed below. 

UTET Syllabus 2021: Overview 

Have a look at the exam summary for UTET 2021 Exam from below table, we have discussed every little information that a candidate should know during their preparations. 

ParticularsUTET Paper 1 UTET Paper 2 
Exam Date26 November 2021 26 November 2021
Exam Timing10 am to 12:30 pm2 pm to 4:30 pm
Exam modeOfflineOffline
Sections5 (Five)4 (Four)
Subjects

Child Development and Pedagogy

Language-I (Hindi/English)

Language-II

Mathematics

Environmental Studies

Child Development and Pedagogy

Language-I (Hindi/English)

Language-II

Mathematics and Science or Social Science

LanguageEnglish & HindiEnglish & Hindi
Type of QuestionsMCQsMCQs
Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes (150 minutes)2 hours and 30 minutes (150 minutes)
Total Questions150150
Total Marks150150
Marking scheme

+1 for the correct answer

0 for incorrect answer

+1 for the correct answer

0 for incorrect answer

Negative markingNoNo
Certification Validity 7 years7 years

UTET 2021 Exam Pattern 

The candidates must know the updated and detailed exam pattern to plan a strategy for the upcoming UTET 2021 Exam. Below we have discussed UTET Exam Pattern 2021 for both Paper-1 and Paper-2 separately. 

Important points to remember

  1. There is no negative marking for Paper-1 & Paper-2 
  2. The time duration for each paper is 2 hours 30 minutes. 
  3. A candidates can appear in both papers. 
  4. Once the language is selection, you can't make any change in it.
  5. Paper-1 comprises of 5 subjects whereas in Paper-2 there are only 4 subjects. 
UTET Paper 1 Exam Pattern 2021
TopicsNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
Environmental Studies30 30 

2 hours 30 minutes

(150 minutes)

Language I (Hindi/ English)3030 
Mathematics 30 30 
Language II (Hindi/ Sanskrit/ English/ Urdu)30 30 
Child Development and Education3030 
Total150150
UTET Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2021
TopicsQuestionMarksDuration
Language I (Hindi/ English)30 30

2 hours 30 minutes

(150 minutes)

Child Development and Education30 30 
Language II (Hindi/ Sanskrit/ English/ Urdu)30 30
Mathematics and science or Sociology6060 
Total150 150

UTET Syllabus 2021 for Paper-1 & 2

The detailed UTET Syllabus 2021 is very important for the candidate to plan their strategy and begin with their preparation. The subjects for both Paper-1 & Paper-2 are common except Environmental Science, else the syllabus for each subject is the same in both papers. In the below section, the complete subject-sie UTET Syllabus for Paper-1 and UTET Syllabus for Paper-2 has been discussed in detail. 

Child Development and Pedagogy

Check the topics covered under Child Development and Pedagogy subject to begin with your preparation for UTET 2021 Exam. 

  1. The Concept Of Development And Its Relationship With Learning
  2. Principles Of The Development Of Children.
  3. Influence Of Heredity & Environment
  4. Socialization Processes: Social World & Children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  5. Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  6. Piaget, Kohlberg, And Vygotsky: Constructs And Critical Perspectives
  7. Individual Differences Among Learners, Understanding Differences Based On The Diversity Of Language, Caste, Gender, Community, Religion, Etc.
  8. Concepts Of Child-Centered And Progressive Education, Construct Of Intelligence
  9. How Children Think And Learn; How And Why Children ‘Fail’ To Achieve Success In School Performance
  10. Understanding Of Teaching And Learning, Cognition And Emotions, Factors Imperative For Learning

Language

The candidate has to choose Language I and Language II when submitting their application form. The English language is a must and the topics covered are discussed below. 

  1. Evaluation and remedial teaching
  2. Pedagogy of teaching English
  3. Basic knowledge of English sounds and phonetics
  4. The communicative approach to English language teaching
  5. Challenges of Teaching English
  6. Grammar and vocabulary
  7. Idioms, Phrasal Verbs and Literary Terms.

Mathematics 

The mathematical section requires proper conceptual knowledge and sufficient practising to score good marks in the UTET exam.  

  1. Number System, BODMAS, Simplification
  2. Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  3. Measurement And Weight
  4. LCM &HCF
  5. Decimal And Fraction
  6. Time And Distance
  7. Geometry
  8. Mensuration
  9. Trigonometry

Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies is to be covered only if you are preparing for Paper-1 and the topics included in this subject are as follows:

  1. Our Surroundings
  2. Parts Of Body (Internal & External)
  3. Natural Resources, Solar System, Food, Resources
  4. Water, Air and Land
  5. Habitats and Its Types
  6. Health, Good Habits & Personal Hygiene
  7. Looking After Living and Nonliving Beings
  8. Parts Of Plants
  9. Geographical Features and Changes
  10. Disposal Of Solid Waste, Waste Management
  11. Local Bodies (Rural & Urban)
  12. Transportation, Communication and Its Development.
  13. Pollution
  14. Weather & Climate
  15. Community and Diseases
  16. First Aid
  17. Disaster Management

Science 

Prepare with the following topics of Science subject to excel in this section of UTET 2021 Exam.

  1. Life Science
  2. Chemistry
  3. Nature and Structure of Sciences
  4. Human Body and Health
  5. Methods of Science Teaching
  6. Physical Science

Social Studies

The sub-topics covered under Social Studies section are as follows:

  1. Geography
  2. Evaluation in Social Science
  3. Aims and Objectives of Teaching Social Studies
  4. History
  5. Polity

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UTET Syllabus 2021: FAQs

Q. Is there any negative marking for UTET 2021?

Ans. No, there is no negative marking for UTET 2021 Exam.

Q. What is the exam date for UTET 2021 Exam?

Ans. UTET 2021 Exam will held on 26 November 2021.

Q. Is UTET syllabus different for UTET Paper-1 and UTET Paper-2?

Ans. No, the syllabus for common subjects in both papers is similar.