UPTET 2021 Notification (on May 11, 2021), Exam Date, Application, Eligibility (updated), Pattern & Syllabus

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Apr 12, 2021

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) is a state-level examination, which is held once a year, to complete the recruitment process both for the primary (1-5 class) and for the upper primary (6-8 class) level teachers in the Uttar Pradesh Schools. The Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) arranges the UPTET exam. The UPTET 2021 notification will be released on the official website on May 11, 2021. The UPTET 2021 exam date will be on JUly 25, 2021. 

The exam is divided into two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. As per UPTET 2021 Exam Pattern, candidates aspiring to become a teacher of classes 1–5 need to take Paper 1, whereas Paper 2 is meant for those who want to become a teacher of classes 6–8. To teach students of all classes, i.e. 1-8, one needs to appear for both Paper 1 and 2. The exam duration of UPTET 2020 is 2 hours 30 minutes for each paper. It is an offline pen-paper based test of 150 marks having 150 multiple-choice questions of 1 mark each without any provision of negative marking. UPTET 2021 Syllabus includes Child Development and Teaching Methodology, Language 1 and 2, Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Science and Social Studies.

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Latest Updates:

  • April 10, 2021: The last date to apply for 15000+ vacancies has been extended. Read more
  • April 9, 2021: UPTET 2021 application process for 15000+ vacancies has been declared. Read more
  • March 16, 2021: The UPTET 2021 exam dates have been declared. Check details here
  • January 13, 2021: Check the latest UPTET 2021 eligibility criteria updates here.
  • January 13, 2021: D.EI.Ed candidates from NIOS may not be eligible for the UPTET 2021. Read more
  • January 5, 2021: The UPTET 2021 Application Form filling process would be started from 15 January onwards. 
UPTET Highlights

UPTET 2021 Highlights

The key points about UPTET 2021 exam are highlighted below:

Exam Name Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test 
Conducting Body Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) 
Official Website
Exam Level State Level  
Mode of Application Online
Eligibility Criteria Graduation and Teacher training diploma
Exam Mode Offline
Purpose of Exam Issue of Eligibility Certificate
Validity  5 years

UPTET Exam Dates

UPTET 2021 Exam Dates

UPBEB will soon announce Official UPTET 2021 Exam Dates, meanwhile, candidates can check tentative exam dates as mentioned below:

UPTET Events UPTET Dates
UPTET notification May 11, 2021
UPTET application form  May 18, 2021
Last date for application fee payment June 2, 2021
Printout of the completed application form June 1, 2021
UPTET admit card July 14, 2021
UPTET exam July 25, 2021
UPTET preliminary answer key July 29, 2021
Answer key objections till August 2, 2021
UPTET final answer key To be announced
UPTET result To be announced

UPTET Eligibility

UPTET Eligibility Criteria 2021

UPTET has two sets of applicants - Applicants for Primary Teachers (Classes 1 to 5) and Applicants for Upper Primary Teachers (Classes 6 to 8). 

UPTET 2021 Nationality: The aspirants who are belonging to India/ Nepal/ Tibet/ Bhutan, are eligible for the exam.

UPTET 2021 Age Limit: The age of the applicant must be between 18 Years and 35 Years. Candidates who belong to reserved categories would be given age relaxation as per the norms prescribed by the government.

UPTET 2021 Educational Qualification: The educational qualification both for the paper I and II are different. To know more about the UPTET 2021 Eligibility Criteria, click here.

UPTET Application Process

How to Apply for UPTET 2021?

The UPTET 2021 application form can be filled in online mode only. Go through the following steps:

Step 1 – UPTET 2021 Registration

Step 2 – UPTET Application Fee Payment

Step 3: Fill the UPTET Application form 2021

Step 4: Upload the scanned image and signature to complete the application form fill up process

To know more about the UPTET 2021 Application Form Fill up, click here.

Admit Card

UPTET 2021 Admit Card

The UPTET 2021 admit card will be available online mode only at the official website of UPTET. Candidates have to login at with their registration number and password to download the admit card.

Steps to Download UPTET 2021 Admit Card:

  • Visit the official website of UPTET
  • Click on UPTET 2021 Admit Card link
  • Provide all the necessary details- UPTET Registration Number and Password/ Date of Birth
  • Click on Submit button
  • UPTET Admit Card would appear on the screen
  • Verify all the mentioned details and take its print out
UPTET Exam Pattern

UPTET 2021 Exam Pattern 

UPTET 2021 will be conducted in two separate papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2.  Paper 1 will be conducted for candidates applying for the appointment of a teacher for classes 1 to 5. Whereas, Paper 2 will be conducted for the appointment of the teacher for classes 6 to 8.

  • Both Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be conducted in offline mode.
  • Paper 1 includes 5 subjects/sections and Paper 2 includes 4 subjects/sections.
  • Duration of both the papers is 2.5 hrs (or 150 minutes)
  • Objective type multiple choice questions are asked in the exam.
  • 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer and there is no provision of negative marking in UPTET.
  • There are 150 questions in both the papers and every question carries 4 options, out of which only 1 would be correct. Read UPTET Exam Pattern

Also Check UPTET Syllabus


UPTET 2021 Preparation Books

Books Name Publisher
UPTET Paper 1 (Class I-V) Solved Papers Vidya Prakashan Mandir Ltd
UPTET for Paper 1 Primary Level (Class I to V) Guide Ramesh Publishing House
UPTET - Paper 1 class I - V (15 Practice Sets)  G.K. Publications Private Limited
15 Practice Sets UPTET Paper 1 (Class I-V) Arihant Publications
UPTET Uttar Pradesh Sikshak Patrata Pariksha Paper 1 Practice Sets Vidya Prakashan

Best Books for UPTET Paper 2

Books Name Publisher
UPTET Paper 2 Class VI - VIII (MATHS & Science) 15 Practice Sets G.K. Publications Private Limited
UP-TET: Paper 2 Upper Primary Level for Social Studies Teachers Guide Ramesh Publishing House
Guide UPTET Paper 2: Class VI - VIII Social Studies G.K. Publications Private Limited
UPTET Paper 2 (Class VI-VIII) Vigyan & Ganit Chapertwise Solved Papers Vidya Prakashan Mandir Ltd
UPTET Uttar Pradesh Shikshak Patrata Pariksha Paper 2 Arihant Publications
UPTET Result

UPTET 2021 Result

The official UPTET 2021 Answer Keys will be released before the result declaration.

  • The notification for the result will be published in the major newspapers of Uttar Pradesh.
  • The result would be announced on the UPTET Website.
  • Candidate can check their result by logging in with their roll number.

How to check UPTET Result 2021

The steps to check UPTET Result are:

  • Visit the official UPTET website:
  • Click on UPTET Result link.
  • Enter the UPTET roll number.
  • View the scores and save it for future use.

UPTET Cutoff

UPTET 2021 Cutoff

UP Basic Education Board releases cut off based on certain criteria defined within the board. The cut off as decided is as follows:

  • Candidates belonging to the general category who score 60% (90/150 marks) of the total marks would be considered qualified for the UPTET Recruitment.
  • Required qualifying score for reserved category candidates is 55% marks (83/150 marks).
  • Candidates, who qualify UPTET, would be accorded UPTET eligibility certificate. 

Eligibility Certificate

UPTET 2021 Eligibility Certificate

UPTET Eligibility Certificate is valid for 5 years. Eligibility Certificate can be taken from the district education board by providing a copy of UPTET Admit Card and Photo Identity Card.

  • Those candidates who qualify in UPTET, and want to apply for the teaching post in schools of Uttar Pradesh, can apply by providing the eligibility certificate.
  • Candidates can acquire second copy of the UPTET Eligibility Certificate by paying fees of INR 300 through DD (Demand Draft) payable drawn in favor of “Secretary, Examination Controller Officer” payable at Allahabad. 
  • In order to retrieve the second copy of UPTET Eligibility Certificate, following documents have to be submitted by the applicants:
  1. Class X mark-sheet
  2. UPTET Admit Card
  3. Caste Certificate
  4. PH Certificate
  5. Advertisement of lost Eligibility Certificate in Newspaper
  6. FIR Copy of lost UPTET Eligibility Certificate

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. Is the UPTET exam conducted in the online mode?

Ans. No the UPTET exam will be conducted in offline mode, it is a pen and paper based exam.

Ques. What is the age limit of applying for the UPTET 2021 exam?

Ans. The maximum age limit of the candidates should be 35 years for applying the UPTET 2021 exam.

Ques. What is the validity of the UPTET Eligibility certificate?

Ans. The UPTET eligibility certificate will be validated for five years.

Ques. Is there any negative marking in the UPTET Exam? 

Ans. No the candidates will not be negatively mark in case of wrong answers. 

3 Months Crash Course

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


priya gupta
Hello Sir, I have completed my B.Ed in 2020 with 75% but does not have hard copy of marksheet yet . Also I have passes CTET exam thta was conducted on 31st jan 2021. As in application form for Super TET, its required to give the the markseet number for B.Ed, can i still fill the form by giving my Roll number inplace of marksheet number. Will my form be accepted? Please guide.
diya suresh

No you cannot fill roll number in place of marksheet. As you are yet to recieve the marksheet, it is recommended to wiat for the same and then apply for the UPTET exam a sthe field is mandatory to fill. If incorrect or any discrepency in the form is found, the application might not be processed further/. To know more details visit UPTET 2021 application form.

Is UPTET conducted in online mode?
jaya garg

Hi Prahasti. The UPTET exam is taken in an offline mode each year, it is a pen and paper based exam. Other details related to the exam are mentioned here.

sourajit mukherjee
When will UPTET 2021 notification be out?
jaya garg

Hi Sourajit. UPTET 2020-21 is expected to be conducted on February 28, 2021. All the latest details related to the UPTET exam can be checked here.

naveen kumar gupta
Sir mera 2nd year hua fir maine use drop kr D.ed ka diploma complete kiya .Ab mera last year h to kya mai uptet ke liye eligible hu .
diya suresh

Hi Naveen, As per your qualification, you are eligible to apply for primary teacher post as it requires one to have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks plus D.Ed from a recognised board. Also you need to apply in online mode and exam will be conducted in offline mode. Find more details at UPTET 2021.

shipra bansal
Please tell how can I fill uptet form as the form were not available for 2020
gurpreet singh

Hi Shipra

Click Here to know the application process 

lovey dwivedi
Hey application form filling last date is ??
gurpreet singh

Hi Lovey

Click Here to know the last date of the application.

prerana malhotra
where i can fill uptet? i dont understand.
gurpreet singh

Hi Prerana

You can fill the application at official website

tinku rana
Hlo sir can I apply for the uptet 2020
gurpreet singh

HI Tinku

If you are a graduate student you can apply for UPTET 2020 exam. 

aarti yadav
Hello sir... How can I register for uptet exam... As the 2020 form is not available
gurpreet singh

Hi Aarti

The UPTET Exam dates are yet to be announced you can visit thier official website to keep a check.

sarika rani
Sir I have done 12th and jbt diploma Am I eligible for UPTET
swati srivastava

Hi Sarika, you are eligible to apply for the exam. For more details visit: UPTET EXAM

sadim ansari
How many times is UPTET conducted in a year?
jaya garg

Hi Sadim. The Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) takes TET examinations (UPTET) once a year to select primary and junior teachers. You can get more information here.

shipra bansal
I am prsuing in BTech 4th year 7 semester am I eligible for uptet
devnath tiwary

Dear Shipra Bansal

Greetings from Collegedunia. No, you are not eligible for UPTET because you have a Graduation Degree with B.Ed., D.Ed., Diploma in Education from Aligarh Muslim University. For more details, kindly go through this link – UPTET Eligibility Criteria

dipak goala
Sir when online apply will start for LP AND UP PLS INFORM
devnath tiwary

Dear Dipalgoala

Greetings from Collegedunia. You can apply for the LP UP PLS application form onlin and notification for LP UP PLS will release soon. 

lovey dwivedi
Hii i'm from lko my original marksheets are submiitted in the college from where i have completed my b.ed. Can i upload photocopy of marksheets ???
devnath tiwary

Dear Lovey Dwivedi

Greetings from Collegedunia. Yes, you can apply for marksheets because documents are needed for verification. For more details, kindly go through this link – UPTET Overview

thakur leela kumari
Hello sir, mene, aur B.ed(Social and Hindi) aur Hindi vidwan bhi kiya he. Kya me eligible ho sakti hun. Mujhe Hindi subject ka teacher banana he.
devnath tiwary

Dear Thakur Leela Kumari

Greetings from Collegedunia. Yes, you are eligible to give UPTET Examination which will tentatively be held on 22 December, 2020. For more details, kindly go through this link – UPTET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

dharmishtha jadav
I'm from Gujarat, can I apply for UPTET????
manisha malik

Hi Dharmishtha. Yes, you are eligible to apply for UPTET. To get more information about the eligibility, click here.

chandra mohan
Which book is best book for UPTET-2020 exam.
aditi arun

Hello Chandra,

Some of the best books that will help cover the entire syllabus are listed here- UPTET Books

reena rai
I have b.ed degree from tamilnadu teachers education university. Am I eligible to write this exam
aditi arun

Hello Reena,

Yes, you will be eligible for UPTET as the location of the university doesn’t matter as long as it is a recognised university.

prashant soni
sir, b.ed 1st year ke bad uptet ka exam de skte hai and b.ed ke liye primary or upper primary me kon sa exam de skte hai.. ya dono de skte hai
aditi arun

Hi Prashant,

You will be eligible for UPTET only after you complete your B.Ed degree.

riya chaudhary
In class 12 marks are 47% graduation marks are 70% in b.ed marks 75% I am eligible to apply the Tet exam
aditi arun

Hello Riya,

Yes, you are eligible for UPTET. To know about the eligibility, Kindly refer to – UPTET Eligibility