UP D.EL.ED Exam 2018: Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Process, Syllabus & Recruitment


Earlier known as UP BTC Exam, Uttar Pradesh Diploma in Elementary Education (UP D.EL.Ed) is a two-year teacher training programme conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board. The main purpose of the exam is to select professionals who can do roles like teachers, assistant teachers, student counsellors and tutors. The assessment of UP BTC exam is done in four semesters. It aims at preparing or providing training to the teachers for class I to VIII. The primary motive behind this is to eradicate the social and gender discrimination while fulfilling the basic need of education for each and every child.

Pariksha Niyamik Pradhikari, the exam regulatory authority, is solely accountable for the UP D.El.Ed exam. As per the latest news, the application process for the exam has been postponed. It will now commence in May 2018. Parikash Niyamik Pradhikari will decide the fate of professionals who have all the qualities to fill in 159,450 seats.

Available Application Forms

UP D.EL.ED (BTC) Exam 2018 Important Dates

The authority has not confirmed the exam dates yet. However, Interested applicants can check out the tentative dates for UP D.El.Ed.

Exam Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

Official notification releases

10th May 2018

Online registration starts

11th May 2018 (from Noon)

Last date to register

23rd May 2018 31st May 2018 (till 06:00 PM)

Fee payment starts

11th May 2018

Last date of fee submission

24th May 2018 2nd June 2018

Last date to print the application form

4th June 2018

Counselling (Phase 1)

14th to 29th June 2018

Last date for document verification

9th July 2018

Commencement of classes

5th July 2018

Counselling (Phase 2)

12th to 27th July 2018

Last date for document verification

31st July 2018

UP D.EL.ED (BTC) Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

To have access to the detailed syllabus is probably the smartest and wisest step that an applicant can take. Here’s the complete syllabus of UP BTC (D.EL.Ed) program.

UP D.EL.Ed (BTC) 1st Year Syllabus

  • Education and principles of teaching
  • The psychological basis of Child Development
  • Teaching subject: Hindi, Environmental Studies, Social Studies, Mathematics, Sanskrit/Urdu, English
  • Cognitive Aspects: Moral Education, Physical Education and Music, Art
  • Psycho-Motor Aspect: Class Teaching, Curriculum Analysis
  • Macro teaching

UP D.EL.Ed (BTC) 2nd Year Syllabus

  • Emerging Trends of Elementary: Education and Education Evaluation, School Management, Community Education and Health Education.
  • Teaching Methods, work experience and Relevant Practical work: Hindi, Environmental Education, Science, Social Studies, Mathematics, SUPW, Sanskrit/ Urdu, English.
  • Cognitive Aspects: Physical education and music.
  • Psychomotor aspect: classroom teaching, school experience (internship) Community work and Action research, Analysis of Curriculum and textbook.
  • Practice Teaching, Internship, Relevant Practical work.
  • School Experience, School Management.
  • Teaching Methods, Text Book Analysis etc, Work Experience.

UP D.EL.ED (BTC) Exam 2018 Eligibility

Academic Qualification: Candidate must have passed 10th, 12th, and Graduation from a recognised institute. Students who have done one or two years’ undergraduate diploma are not eligible for the course.

Age Requirement: The minimum age requirement for the exam is 18 years, and the candidate should not be more than 35 years old. 5 years relaxation in upper age limit is allowed for OBC/SC/ST category candidates and 15 years relaxation for Physically Handicapped candidates.

UP D.EL.ED (BTC) Exam 2018 Application Process

As per the earlier notification released by Pariksha Niyamik Pradhikari, the online registration for the exam was supposed to be started on April 3, 2018. Due to technical glitches, the application process was postponed. Candidates are advised to check the official website time and again for the latest updates about UP BTC (D.EL.Ed) application form 2018.

To apply, candidates must need to get themselves registered by using valid email ID, phone number and password. They will receive an email verification code in their mail inbox. Similarly, there will be phone verification done through the same process. Here, the applicants will receive the verification code on their mobile phone. Once the verification process is over, they need to sign in using the username and password. Now they are ready to fill the application form.

How to Apply for UP D.EL.ED BTC Exam?

  • Visit the official website of Pariksha Niyamik Pradhikari, i.e. www.updeled.gov.in
  • Look for UP BTC 2018-19 (D.EL.Ed)
  • Choose the post and fill out the application form using personal details, academic details, etc.
  • Upload the required documents (scanned copy of photo and signature if needed) after reading the guidelines.
  • Next step is payment of application fee.
  • After fee payment, review the application form and submit it.
  • Take the print and close the window.

Application Fee Classification: General and OBC candidates are required to pay an application fee of ₹ 400/-, while SC/ST applicants can pay ₹ 200/-. However, differently-abled persons are exempted from the fee payment. They can sit for the examination without paying a fee.

Payment can be made through credit card, debit, net banking and e-wallet.

Fee Structure & Number of Allotted Seats:

Type of College

First Year Fees

Second Year Fees

Seats Allotted

Government College

₹ 4,600/-

₹ 4,600/-


Private College

₹ 41,000/-

₹ 41,000/-


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UP D.EL.Ed (BTC) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q: Is it UP BTC or UP D.EL.Ed? What is the correct form?

A: The teacher training programme was previously known as UP BTC. The exam regulatory authority, Pariksha Niyamik Pradhikari, has changed the name of the exam to Uttar Pradesh Diploma in Elementary Education (UP D.EL.Ed).

Q: What is the mode of the exam?

A: The exam is conducted in online mode.

Q: What is the duration of the programme and who can apply?

A: It is a two-year teacher training programme. Candidates having 10+2 certificates can fill the application form. Remember, they should not exceed the maximum age of 40 years.

Q: After checking the eligibility criteria I feel energised and confident about taking the test. But I’m not sure about the online application date.

A: The application form submission date has been postponed. Earlier, it was scheduled on April 3 till April 23. It is advised that all the eligible and interested candidates should keep an eye on the official website www.updeled.gov.in for latest updates.

Q: Where can I avail the PDF format of UP D.EL.Ed syllabus? I want the syllabus for both years.

A: You can check the syllabus section. Since you want the PDF format, here’s what you should consider doing -

  • Visit Exam Regulatory Authority in Uttar Pradesh’s official website, i.e. http://www.examregulatoryauthorityup.in
  • Click on the ‘Notice’ section
  • Now you need to look for the link of UP D.EL.Ed syllabus
  • Click on the download option and access it on your computer.