UPTET Exam 2018 - Important Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Application Process, Admit Card, and Result

UPTET Exam

The Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) conducts the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) to determine the eligibility of B.Ed. degree holders for government teaching jobs in the state. The exam is conducted for primary and upper primary level classes. Candidates have the option to appear for both the levels of test. The scores of the UPTET exam are applicable to the following schools:

  • Schools under the State Government
  • Schools aided by the State Government
  • Recognised/affiliated by the State Government/Basic Education Council/Secondary Education Council from time to time
  • Schools which are affiliated to any National Education Board and have no-objection certificate issued by the State government

Read on to find complete details related to eligibility, important dates, exam pattern, syllabus, application process, admit card, and result.

UPTET 2018 Latest Update – The online application process for the UPTET 2018 exam started on 18th September. The last date to apply for the exam is 7th October. The exam will be conducted on 18th November 2018.

UPTET 2018 Quick Overview:

Name of the Exam

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET)

Exam conducting authority

Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB)

Official website

https://upbasiceduboard.gov.in

Exam type

State-level

Medium of exam/ language of Question Paper

Hindi and English

Mode of Exam

Offline

Negative marking

Not applicable


Available Application Forms

UPTET Exam 2018 Important Dates

Here is the official schedule for the important events of UPTET 2018 exam:

UPTET Exam Events

Important Dates

Online application process/application fee payment starts

18th September 2018

Online application process ends

4th October 2018 7th October 2018 (extended)

Last date for fee submission

8th October 2018

Last date for printing the completed application form

9th October 2018 (till 6:00 PM)

Download admit card from

19th October 2018

UPTET 2018 exam date

18th November 2018

Answer key availability

Yet to be Announced

UPTET 2018 Result

Yet to be Announced

UPTET certificate issue date

Within 1 month of result declaration

 


UPTET Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

UPTET Exam Pattern

UPTET exam is conducted for two papers:

  • Paper 1 for primary level teachers (classes 1st to 5th)
  • Paper 2 for upper primary level teachers (classes 6th to 8th)

Candidates can also appear for both the papers. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) are asked from the following sections in paper 1 and 2:

Pattern of Paper 1

Sections

Number of Questions

Total Marks

Child Development, Learning & Pedagogy

30

30

Hindi (1st Language)

30

30

English, Sanskrit & Urdu (2nd Language – choose one)

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Environmental Studies

30

30

TOTAL

150

150

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Pattern of Paper 2

Sections

Number of Questions

Total Marks

Child Development, Learning & Pedagogy

30

30

Hindi (1st Language)

30

30

English, Sanskrit & Urdu (2nd Language – choose one)

30

30

Mathematics/Science

OR

Social Studies/Social Science

60

60

TOTAL

150

150

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Each paper will be of 2 hours 30 minutes duration.

UPTET Exam Syllabus

Here are the topics for different subjects included in the UPTET exam. Complete UPTET syllabus is available in the official notification. Here are the important topics:

Subject Name

Topics

Child Development & Pedagogy

Learning and Pedagogy, the concept of inclusive education and understanding children with special needs, and the concept of development and its relationship with learning

Language Knowledge (Hindi, English, Urdu, Sanskrit etc)

Language Pedagogy, Unseen Passage, and Grammar

Environmental Studies

EVS Pedagogy & UP Related Question, Things We Make and Do, Family and Friends, Food & Shelter, Water & Travel

Social Studies

UP Related Question, Geography, History, Social & Political life, Economics & Static GK, Social Studies Pedagogy

Science

Food & Materials, How things work, Natural Phenomena & Resources, Moving Things People and Ideas, the World of the Living, Pedagogy of Science

Mathematics 

Number System & Simplification, Algebra & Mensuration, Percentage & Ratio, Time, Work, Speed & Distance, Geometry, Average, Profit & Loss, Data Handling, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Question



UPTET Exam 2018 Eligibility

Candidates are required to make sure that they meet the eligibility criteria for the UPTET exam before filling the application form. Here is the eligibility criterion for the exam:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University and passed or appearing in Bachelors’ of Education/Diploma in Elementary Education/Nursery Teacher Training (NTT)/Bachelor’s in Special Education or any other equivalent course.
  • Intermediate with minimum 50% marks and passed or appearing in 4 years integrated course.

Check out other Eligibility Criteria.


UPTET Exam 2018 Application Process

The online application process for the UPTET 2018 exam has started on 18th September 2018 and the last date for online registration is 4th October 2018 (now extended till 7th October 2018). Candidates are required to apply online only through the official website.

The UPTET 2018 online application process can be completed in 4 steps:

  • Step 1 – Reading the online notification carefully
  • Step 2 – Registering for the exam
  • Step 3 – Paying the application fee
  • Step 4 – Printing the application form

Steps to apply for UPTET 2018 Exam

Step 1 – Reading the online notification carefully

Before applying for the exam, candidates are required to read the details related to eligibility, documents required for application and other information carefully. Some of the important points are:

  • No correction will be allowed in any of the application details after submission of the form.
  • All the entries in the online application form will be filled only in ‘English’ language. Do not use any special characters such as %, &, *, #, +, etc. while filing the details.
  • Fields marked with ‘*’ sign are mandatory.
  • Candidates are required to fill only one application form for one level of the exam. In case of multiple applications, only the last completed form will be considered. If candidates want to appear for both the papers, they need to fill two application forms.

Step 2 – Registering for the exam

  • Go to the official UP Basic Education Board website - https://upbasiceduboard.gov.in/.
  • Click on the link for the UPTET 2018 exam.
  • Again, click on the link for online registration.
  • Complete the application process by filling details such as personal details, educational details, category, ID proof details, upload scanned images of photograph and signature, accept the declaration, and save the form.
  • An OTP will be sent to your registered number, verify it.  A registration number with registration status will appear on the screen, take a print out.

Step 3 – Paying the application fee

After successful registration, candidates are required to pay the application fee through HDFC payment gateway using the debit card/credit card/internet banking facility.

Step 4 – Printing the application form

On successful payment of the application fee, candidates are required to print the online application form.

UPTET 2018 Application Fee

Candidates are required to pay the application fee as per their category. Here are the details of UPTET 2018 application fee:

Category

Paper I or II

General/OBC

₹ 500/-

SC/ST

₹ 300/-

PWD

Nil

Candidates interested in appearing for both the papers have to fill separate application forms and pay the fee accordingly


Other Details

UPTET 2018 Exam Schedule

Here is the exam schedule for UPTET 2018 exam:

Papers

Timing

Paper 1

10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Paper 2

2:30 PM to 5:00 PM

UPTET 2018 Admit Card

As per the official schedule, the UPTET 2018 admit card will be available on the official website from 19th October 2018. Candidates can download the same through their registration number and password. Candidates must note that admit card will not be sent through the post.

The admit card will contain the details of the examination venue, candidates will not be allowed to appear for the exam at any other venue.

UPTET 2018 Result

The UPTET 2018 result is scheduled to be declared soon. The result will be released at the official website of the exam conducting authority. Candidates can check it using their registration ID and password.

Validity of Score Card/Eligibility Certificate

An eligibility certificate will be issued to the candidates who qualify the UPTET 2018 exam. The validity of the scorecard will be five years from the date of result announcement. The eligibility certificate will be made available within one month after the result declaration.

UPTET Exam Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: When will the online application process for UPTET 2018 begin?

The online application process for UPTET 2018 will begin on 18th September 2018.

Q: What is the exam date for UPTET 2018?

The exam will be conducted on 18th November 2018.

Q: Is there negative marking in the examination?

No, there is no provision for negative marking in the exam.

Q: What will be the mode of the examination?

The exam will be conducted in offline mode.

Q: I belong to SC category, what will be the application fee?

You are required to pay ₹ 300/- as application fee.

Q: Are candidates belonging to PWD category required to pay the application fee?

No, candidates belonging to PWD category are exempted from application fee payment.


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