The mathematics section in UPTET is generally a tough nut to crack. Most candidates have a hard time to prepare and perform well in this section. But, fret not! We are here to help you with the best preparation tips, paper-wise syllabus and recommended books for the Mathematics Section in UPTET.
Let us first understand about the Utter Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test. It is conducted by Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) in the month of December each year. UPTET consists of 2 papers. Paper-1 is for candidates interested to teach class 1st to 5th, whereas Paper 2 is for candidates intending to teach 6th to 8th class.
Facts related to UPTET Math Section:
In UPTET Exam, the mathematics section is compulsory to attempt. This section accounts for 30 questions in total. The other sections of paper 1 include Child Development, Learning & Pedagogy, 1st Language, 2nd Language, and Environmental Studies.
Here are some of the most common topics that you need to study for the Mathematics section of Paper 1. These topics are from the NCERT books of class 1-5.
|1||Whole number up to one crore, Place Value, Comparison, Fundamental mathematical operations: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division; Indian Currency.|
|2||Concept of fraction, proper fractions, comparison of paper fraction of same denominator, mixed fraction, comparison of proper fractions of unequal denominators, Addition and Substation of fractions. Prime and composite number, Prime factors, Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) and Highest Common Factor (HCF).|
|3||University Law, Average, Profit-Loss, Simple interest.|
|4||Place and curved surfaces, plane and solid geometrical figures, prosperities of plane geometrical figures; pint, line, ray, line segment; Angle and their types. Length, Weight, Capacity, Time, measurement area and their standard units and relation between them; Area and perimeter of plane surfaces of square and rectangular objects.|
|5||Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking. Place of Mathematics in Curriculum. Language Mathematics. Community Mathematics.|
|6||Evaluation through formal and informal methods. Problems of Teaching. Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching. Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching.|
Check UPTET Syllabus
It seems from previous years papers that Paper 1 Mathematics Section comes at Moderate difficulty level. An attempt of 17 – 18 questions correct answers will be considered enough for the mathematics section in Paper 1.
Here are some of the most common topics that you need to study for the Mathematics section of Paper 2. These topics are from the NCERT books of class 6-8.
|UPTET Syllabus for Paper 2|
Through our analysis, we found that the mathematics in Paper 2 is more difficult compared to other sections. An attempt of 45 questions with a correct answer will be considered good attempt.
Download UPTET Sample Papers
Paper 2 of UPTET exam consists of various parts to be focused upon in the question paper. Here is the list of important things to be studied for the paper:
|Book Name||Author/ Publisher|
|UPTET & CTET Maths||Youth Competition Times|
|UPTET & TET Maths Knowledge Bank||YCT|
|UPTET Paper II Teacher Selection for Class (6-12)||Arihant Experts|
|UPTET 2018 Paper 1-5||GKP|
|UPTET 2018 Paper 6 – 12||GKP|
We hope you have gained enough insights on preparing for the Mathematics section in UPTET. Practice regularly and you are good to go!
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.