UPTET 2019: Exam Postponed For December Session Due to CAA Protest

Last Modified: 24 Feb 2024

The Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test, UPTET 2019 has been postponed by the state government due to the internet ban amid CAA protests. 

UPTET 2019 exam has been postponed now, as the Uttar Pradesh (UP) Basic Education Board has postponed the Uttar Pradesh Teacher’s Eligibility Test 2019 that was scheduled to be held on 22nd December 2019. As of the latest updates, the new exam dates will be out soon on the official website i.e. updeled.gov.in.

According to media reports, many candidates won’t be able to download the UPTET admit card 2019 due to the ban of the internet services in several parts of Uttar Pradesh amid anti-CAA protest. That is why most of the test-takers had complained that they are not able to download the hall tickets for the exam because of the internet restrictions.

UPTET 2019: Highlighted Information

  • The UPTET 2019 exam has been postponed because of the banned internet services in several parts of the Uttar Pradesh.
  • New dates of the UPTET 2019 will shortly be announced soon at the official website.
  • The internet services are not working due to the Anti-CAA protest amid in Uttar Pradesh (UP).

UPTET 2019: Exam Details To Know

This year, around 16,45, 510 candidates had registered for UPTET exam. Out of which the total students of 10,76,336 have applied for primary level and 5,69,174 for upper-primary level have applied. The admit card for the UPTET exam was released on 12th December 2019.  The exam conducting authority will conduct the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test at 1,986 exam centres for primary level and 1063 centres for upper primary level.

UPTET will be held in two sessions:

  • For Primary level: 10 AM to 12.30 PM
  • For Upper Primary level: 2.30 pm to 05.00 PM

Now most of the candidates must be heard the term CAA but doesn’t know its meaning and what the term is all about.

What is CAA? Know Its Meaning and Definition

The Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 formerly known as Citizenship Amendment Bill. It amended the Citizenship Act of 1955 by providing a path to Indian citizenship for Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi, and Christian religious minorities fleeing persecution from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Nowadays, this act has become a talk in the country as it contains a series of ongoing protests in India against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), which was enacted into law on 12 December 2019, and against the nationwide National Register of Citizens.

Source – Wikipedia

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