UPTET 2021: Exam Date (Announced), Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Mock Test


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 UPTET online test is conducted for primary and upper primary level classes. Candidates have the option to appear for both levels of the test. The scores of the UPTET exam apply 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 that are affiliated to any National Education Board and have no-objection certificate issued by the State government

The UPTET 2021 official notification will be released on 11th May 2021. Read on to find complete details related to eligibility, important dates, exam pattern, syllabus, the application process, admit card, and result of the UP TET 2021 exam. Updates will be added after the release of the 2021 notification.

UPTET 2021 Latest Update – UPBEB will release the official notification for the UPTET 2021 on 11th May 2021. As per the latest update released in the newspaper, the UPTET 2021 will take place on 25th July 2021.

UPTET 2021 Quick Overview:

Name of the Exam

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET)

Exam conducting authority

Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB)

Official website


Exam type


The medium of exam/ language of Question Paper

Hindi and English

Mode of Exam


Negative marking

Not applicable

Available Application Forms

UPTET Exam 2021 Important Dates

Here is the tentative schedule for the important events of the UPTET 2021 exam:

UPTET 2021 Events

Important Dates

UPTET 2021 notification

11th May 2021

Online application process/ application fee payment starts

18th May 2021

The online application process ends

01st June 2021

Last date for fee submission

2nd June 2021

Download admit card

20th July 2021

UPTET 2021

25th July 2021 (Announced)

Answer key availability

29th July 2021

UPTET 2021 result

20th August 2021

UPTET certificate issue date

Within 1 month of result declaration

UPTET Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

UPTET Exam 2021 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 papers. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) are asked from the following sections in paper 1 and 2:

Pattern of Paper 1


Number of Questions

Total Marks

Child Development, Learning & Pedagogy



Hindi (1st Language)



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






Environmental Studies






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Pattern of Paper 2


Number of Questions

Total Marks

Child Development, Learning & Pedagogy



Hindi (1st Language)



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





Social Studies/Social Science






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Each paper will be of 2 hours 30 minutes duration.

UPTET Syllabus 2021 (Latest)

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


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


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


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

UPTET Exam 2021 Eligibility

Candidates are required to make sure that they meet the eligibility criteria for the UPTET 2021 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.

UPTET Exam 2021 Application Process

The online application process for the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) will start on 18th May 2021. The exam is scheduled to be held on 25th July 2021. Candidates are required to apply online only through the official website.

The UPTET 2021 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 2021 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 filed only in the ‘English’ language. Do not use any special characters such as %, &, *, #, +, etc. while filing the details.
  • Fields marked with the ‘*’ sign are mandatory.
  • Candidates are required to fill only one application form for one level of the exam. In the case of multiple applications, only the last completed form will be considered. If candidates want to appear for both 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 2021 exam.
  • Again, click on the link for online registration.
  • Complete the application process by filling in 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 the 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 2021 Application Fee

Candidates are required to pay the application fee as per their category. Here are the details of the UPTET 2021 application fee:


Paper I or II


₹ 600/-


₹ 400/-


₹ 100/-

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

Other Details

UPTET 2021 Exam Schedule

Here is the exam schedule for UPTET 2021 exam:



Paper 1

10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Paper 2

2:30 PM to 5:00 PM

UPTET Admit Card 2021

As per the official schedule, the UPTET 2021 admit card will be available on the official website on 20th July 2021. Candidates can download the same through their registration number and password. Candidates must note that the admit card will not be sent through the post. Here are the steps to download the admit card:

  • Visit the official website - upbasiceduboard.gov.in.
  • The link to download the admit card will appear on the home-page screen. Click it.
  • Enter your registration number in the space provided.
  • Click the ‘Proceed’ button.
  • Complete the process to download the admit card. And, take a printout of the same.

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

UPTET 2021 Result

The UPTET Result 2021 will be published on the official website of the exam conducting authority on 20th August 2021. Candidates can obtain their UPTET result simply by entering the required details in the given space, which includes the UPTET registration number and password. To download the final UPTET 2021 result, one should need to pursue these steps.

  • Visit this link to download UPTET result.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions and use the login credentials.

Cross-check your result and take a print out to obtain UPTET 2021 Eligibility Certificate.  

Validity of Score Card/Eligibility Certificate

An eligibility certificate will be issued to the candidates who qualify for the UPTET 2021 exam. The validity of the scorecard will be five years from the date of the result announcement. The eligibility certificate will be made available within one month after the result declaration.

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