UPTET Eligibility 2020: Age Limit, Qualifications and Minimum Marks

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Apr 7, 2020

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UPTET Eligibility Criteria is defined as per age limit, education qualification, minimum percentage required and other factors. The basic standard is to hold a Bachelor's degree with minimum of 50% aggregate marks from a recognized University/ Institute. Read UPTET Syllabus

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks from recognized university.
  • Candidate should be between 18-35 years of age.
  • Candidate should be a citizen of India/ Nepal/ Bhutan/Tibet.
  • UPTET exam consists of 2 papers – Paper 1 and paper 2. Check UPTET Exam Pattern.
  • Candidates who score 60% in UPTET 2020 will be considered qualified for UPTET Recruitment. Check UPTET Cutoff
  • However, the reserved category candidates are required to score only 55% marks to qualify.
  • UPTET qualifiers will be issued an eligibility certificate to apply for the post of teachers in state government schools.
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UPTET 2020 Eligibility Criteria for Primary Teachers (Classes I-V)

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks from recognized university & 2 years Diploma (D.Ed) from N.C.T.E/ Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). OR
  • Bachelor’s degree & 2 years B.T.C., C.T. (Nursery)/ Nursery Teacher Training (NTT) OR
  • Bachelor’s degree & qualification in  Special B.T.C. Training OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 years & BCT Urdu special training in Uttar Pradesh OR
  • Bachelor’s degree and Diploma in Teaching from Aligarh Muslim University (For Urdu Teacher) or Moallim-E-Urdu Degree before 11-08-1997

UPTET 2020 Eligibility for Upper Primary Teachers (Classes VI-VIII)

  • Bachelor’s degree & B.T.C from National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) approved institute OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks & B.Ed/ B.Ed Special Education from Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) OR
  • Intermediate (10+2) with minimum 50% marks & 4 year B.A/ B.S.C.Ed/ B.A.Ed from N.C.T.E./ U.G.C recognized institute OR
  • Intermediate (10+2) with minimum 50% marks & 4 year Degree (B.El.Ed) in Primary Education OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 45% & B.Ed degree

UPTET 2020 Eligibility for Primary Sanskrit & English teachers (Classes I-V)

  1. Bachelor’s degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject AND
  • B.C.T from NCTE (National Council for Teacher Education) approved institute OR
  • Diploma (D.Ed.) (2 year) from N.C.T.E/ Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) approved institute OR
  • 2 year C.T (Nursery)/ Nursery Teacher Training (NTT) from NCTE approved institute

UPTET 2020 Eligibility for Upper-primary Sanskrit & English teacher (Classes V-VIII)

  • Bachelor’s degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject AND B.T.C./ C.T. (Nursery) from a NCTE approved institute  OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject and minimum 50% marks AND B.Ed / B.Ed special degree from NCTE/RCI approved institute  OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject and minimum 45% marks AND B.Ed Degree

UPTET 2020 Eligibility for Primary Urdu teacher (Classes I-V)

  1. Bachelor’s or Post Graduate Degree with Urdu as main subject from recognized university AND
  • B.T.C from NCTE approved institute in Uttar Pradesh OR
  • BCT (2 years) in Urdu training in Uttar Pradesh OR
  • Moallim-E-Urdu Degree holder before 11-08-1997

UPTET 2020 Eligibility for Upper-primary Urdu teacher (Classes VI-VIII)

  1. Bachelor’s or Post Graduate Degree with Urdu as main subject from recognized university AND
  • B.T.C from NCTE approved institute in Uttar Pradesh OR
  • B.Ed/B.Ed special Degree from NCTE/RCI approved institute OR
  • BCT (2 years) in Urdu training in Uttar Pradesh OR
  • Moallim-E-Urdu Degree holder before 11-08-1997 OR
  • Diploma in Teaching from Aligarh Muslim University

UPTET Eligibility Criteria – Age limit

Candidates who belong to general category (UR) should be more than or equal to 18 Years and less than 35 Years of age. There is age relaxation for reserved categories which is shown below:

Category Age
UR 18-35 Years
OBC 18-38 Years
SC/ST 18-40 Years
PH 18-45 Years

UPTET 2020 Number of Attempts

  • There is no restriction on number of attempts in UPTET exam.

Nationality

  • Candidate should be a citizen of India.
  • Candidates who belong to Nepal/ Bhutan /Tibet are also eligible to apply.

UPTET Eligibility Certificate 2020

  • Candidates who score 60% (90/150 marks) of the total marks would be considered qualified for UPTET recruitment.
  • However, the reserved category candidates are required to score only 55% marks (83/150 marks) to qualify.
  • Candidates possessing a Diploma from NCTE/ RCI will be given preference.
  • Candidates who qualify the exam would be getting the UPTET eligibility certificate. 
  • It 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.
  • Candidates who want to acquire a second copy of the UPTET Eligibility Certificate can avail by paying fees of INR 300 through DD (Demand Draft) payable at:

Secretary, Examination Controller Officer,

Uttar Pradesh, 23 Allenganj,

Allahabad

A candidate has to submit copies of the following documents to retrieve the second copy of UPTET Eligibility Certificate:

  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

UPTET 2020 Qualifying Marks

UPBEB will fix the minimum qualifying marks for all the candidates who will appear for UPTET 2020 and the candidates will have to secure marks according to the minimum qualifying marks in order to qualify the exam. 

Minimum Qualifying Marks 

Category Minimum Percentage of Marks Required Marks
General 60 % 90
OBC/PH/FF/SC/ST/Dependent/Ex-man 55 % 83

Check UPTET Exam Pattern

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

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ragini singh
Hellow,I have pursued B.com,completed last year from Mumbai,what needs to be done further?please help me for this.
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Ragini, you can opt for masters in commerce or go for mba,or some government exam.
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v b singh
I m SC candidate, my percentage in 12th ,45.5% and presently pursuing BABED -4 YR integrated course. am I eligible for UPTET after completing BABED course.
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi VB Singh, yes, you are eligible for this exam provided you have domicile of Uttar Pradesh.
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shahnaz shaikh salaam
I have completed B.COM and D.El.Ed . Can i apply for UPTET
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Shahnaz, yes, you are eligible to apply for this exam.
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prateek malhotra
Hello, Actually I have paid fees of both exams and pending to upload photo and ID, But I did not read eligibility by mistake, my percentage in graduation is 41%, and I am SC, Please suggest can I illegible for exam or Can I get my payment returned, Please reply on urgent basis
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Prateek, application fee once paid is non-refundable under any circumstances.

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md arshad alam
Sir maine graduation nhi kiya h aur mera intermediate me 58 percent aur de.l.ed kiya h lekin graduation nhi kiya h kya mai eligible hoon uptet ke liye.please reply soon
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Arshad, sorry but you are not eligible for UPTET as candidate must have done at least graduation along with B.Ed/D.El.Ed to be eligible.
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swati parmar
I have completed bachelors of engineering with 73.13%.I am in D.El.Ed 3rd sem may i apply for the uptet primary and upper primary both? Please reply me as soon as possible. Thanks
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Swati, you can apply for this exam only after you have pursued D.El.Ed. Thus, for now, you are not eligible for UPTET.
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shobhan audichya
Minakshi Audichya here, Sir mere BA me 49.6 percentage hai wa maine BPEd 78 percentage me kiya hai. Kya mai UPTET ka form bhar sakti hu.
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Minakshi, only those candidates who have scored at least 50% (45% in case of reserved categories) are eligible for this exam. Thus, if you belong to reserved category, then, you are eligible, else not.
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antima mishra
Sir mera graduation me 45% h or Maine DELED kiya h kya hm UP tet de sakte
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Antima, sorry but you are not eligible as candidate must have secured at least 50% (45% in case of reserved categories) to be eligible for the exam.
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mohammad ozair alisher
i have completed bachelors of engineering with 61% i have not completed be.d may i apply for the uptet please reply me as soon as possible
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Ozair, sorry but you are not eligible for this exam as after graduation, the particular should have completed/appearing in last year of B.Ed. or D.El.Ed.
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mani kushwaha
hlo sir..maine last year tet ka exam dia tha nd qualify b kia tha...but tb mai b.ed. 2nd year me thi...kya mera wo tet valid nhi hai?? kya mujhe ab phirse dena hoga
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Mani, yes, TET score will be valid every time you apply for teaching vacancies in any of the organization.
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village development society
I've completed graduation with 48% and have b ed with 60% so pls suggest how can apply?
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi, if you belong to general category, then, you will not be eligible for this exam as students must have scored 50% (45% in case of reserved categories) in gradation are eligible. If not, then, you can check the Application Process for this exam from here.