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UPTET Eligibility 2021: Age Limit, Qualifications (updated) and Minimum Marks

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Jun 10, 2021

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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 a minimum of 50% aggregate marks from a recognized University/ Institute. Read UPTET Syllabus

  • Candidates with D.EI.Ed from NIOS might not be eligible for UPTET 2021. Read more here
  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with minimum of 50% marks from a 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. Download UPTET Practice Papers to qualify easily. 

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 the life time
  • 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

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

Comments


105 Comments
S
sunny pandey
Which exam is better Ctet or Tet?
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jaya garg

Hi. CTET score will help candidates get appointed in central government-run schools such as Kendriya Vidyalaya Navodaya Vidyala, etc. Meanwhile, the TET scores obtained by the student help them get recruited in one of the state government-run schools situated in a particular state.

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utkarsha khatri
Which exam is tough Ctet or Uptet?
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jaya garg

Hi. The UPTET 2019 exam for both paper-I and II was more difficult as compared to the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) It was easier to manage time in UPTET exam as compared to CTET exam. In language sections of UPTET paper-I, majority of questions were asked from grammar.

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riyaz
Can you tell me some good books for UPTET 2021 Preparation?
J
jaya garg

Hi. You can refer to Child Development and Pedagogy, UPTET Child Development and Pedagogy by Kiran Prakashan; A Complete Resource for CTET Child Development and Pedagogy by Sandeep Kumar, etc. All these help in your exam preparations so go through all of them.

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nitesh mishra
engineering graduation and b.ed is applicable
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diya suresh

Yes you will be eligible with engineering degree as the minimum required academic qualification is a bachelor’s degree with minimum aggregate of 50% from a recognised board. Eligibility criteria for primary teacher and upper primary teacher will vary, so read the details carefully before applying. To know more details visit UPTET Eligibility 2021.

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prahasti
What is the validity of UPTET eligibility certificate?
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jaya garg

Hi Prahasti. As per the latest notifications, the UPTET eligibility certificate is valid for a period of five years.
Other details related to the validity is mentioned here.
 

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sourajit mukherjee
What is the age limit to apply for UPTET exam?
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jaya garg

Hi Sourajit. All the candidates applying for this post must be aged between 18 Years and 35 Years; however, candidates belonging to the reserved categories would be given age relaxation as per the norms prescribed by the government.
Other details related to the age limit is mentioned here.
 

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praveena pahwa
I am in 2nd year of B.Ed am I eligible for UPTET
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diya suresh

Hi Praveena, It is advisable to complete your degree first and then apply for the exam as the minimum required academic qualification is a BAchelor’s degree witha t least 45% marks along with B.Ed degree from a recognised board. There are other eligibility criteria as well of nationality and age which needs to be followed as well. To get more details visit UPTET 2021.

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pooja
Sir super Tet prt Nd upper primary teacher k liye BA k liye combination subject Chahiye hota h Kia???
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diya suresh

Hi Pooja, Yes to be eligible for exam for upper primary teacher, you need to have passed a UG level degree along with BTC from NCTE approved institute or B.Ed. Also you must have secured a minimum of 50% marks at UG level course. Find more details at UP TET eligibility.

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durga pandey
Any age relaxation for the women candidate who is upper age like 40 in uptet
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gurpreet singh

Hi Durga

Visit on our official website of UPTET Eligibility to check the whole eligibility criteai of the exam and what is the upper limit for the women candidate. There are different criteria for different post.

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datia
My graduation 2015 and d. Ed. 2016 Or ctet clear h to kya me up teacher ke lie eligible ho sakte h kya
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gurpreet singh

HI Datia

Visit on our official website of UPTET Exam to know all the details about the exam and eligibility criiteria for the exam.

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azamgarh
My 10+2 is 54% and bachaler degree is 43% and Master degree is 52%. Am I eligible for UP TET examination?
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gurpreet singh

HI Azamgarh

Visit on our official website of UPTET Eligibility to know the eligibility criteria of the exam and whether your are eligibile for the exam. You will also get the details on how your can apply for the exam.

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shivani malik
Mam, Maine deled 2nd semester Diya hh abhi result 10january tk ayega then February Mai 3rd semester Hoga kya Mai eligibile hu uptete2021 k liye
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gurpreet singh

Hi Shivani

You need to be a graduate to apply for the UPTET exam. There are different post and differernt requiremment. Visit on our official website of UPTET Eligibility for more details about the exam.

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rishabh
I had done jbt in year 2016 and was supposed to get graduation degree in year 2019 but due to some mishappenings my result is stuck . M i eligible to apply uptet?
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diya suresh

Hi Rishabh, You can apply on provisional basis on condition that you will secure the minimum required aggregate at the time of examination. For general category minimum required percentage at UG level is 50%. Find more details at UPTET 2020.

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fiza khanam
which date is proposed for up tet ?
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aniket ranjan

Hii Fiza, The Date of Exam of UP TET 2021 is expected To be announced soon. Till then you can check out tentative date of UPTET Exam. For tentative date please visit:- UPTET 2021 EXAM DATES

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brijesh chauhan
I am b.tech holder. Can I eligible to give the UP TET? On the basis of b.tech degree..?
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gurpreet singh

Hi Brijesh

You can visit on our official website of UPTET Eligibility to check all the eligibility criteria for different post. There is different requirements for Primary and Upper Primary Teachers. You will get all the informations related to the post.

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poonam
Hi sir/ mam, please confirm agar mene up b.ed commerce se kia hai to kya me govt teacher ban sakti hu, me m.com nhi krna chahti hu. Mujhe commerce teacher nhi bnana hai, me 1 to 8 students to teach krna chahti hu as a govt teacher, please suggest kre me kya karu
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gurpreet singh

Hi Poonam

Yes you can apply for UPTET with B.Ed but you need minimum 45% in your graduation. For more information you can visit on our official website of UPTET Eligibility to get all the details about the post and requirments.

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jaya khatumra
Sir i have done E.T.E 2 years teaching diploma from SCERT DELHI. I am graduated too...i have done my CTET too ...can i fill form for u.p primary teacher?
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swati srivastava

Hi Jaya, Greetings. UPTET is conducted by Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) . You can certainly apply for the exam. For more details visit: UPTET EXAM

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shruti agarwal
Can a person in final year of his b.ed degree give UP TET?
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gurpreet singh

Hi Shruti

Yes you can give UPTET exam if you are in final year of B.ED.

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vikas kumar bhargav
Hlo , mera b.ed last year h is baar , to kya hn apply kr skte h Up Tet k liye, qki mera first year Corona ki wajah se bina paper diye clear hua h
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swati srivastava

Hi Vikas, Greetings. Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted by UPBEB. You can apply once you have completed your Bed. For more details visit: UPTET 2020

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sunny pandey
What is the minimum eligibility criteria to apply for the exam?
J
jaya garg

Hi Sunny. Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree with at least 50% marks from a recognized university. Check out other important dates here.
 

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smriti bajaj
My 2nd year B.Ed result is announced today and i don't even have DETAILED MARKSHEET OF 2nd year, so can i apply for this?
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swati srivastava

Hi Smriti, you need your marksheet for futher processes and convenience but you can apply. For more details visit: UPTET EXAM