UPTET Exam Pattern 2020, Syllabus and Best Books for Paper 1 & 2

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UPTET Exam Pattern: The recruitment exam for Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be carried out in pen-paper mode. The duration of both the papers will be 2 hours 30 minutes each. The level of questions will be of primary and upper primary level. Download UPTET Practice Papers

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  • The questions are asked from Pedagogy, Hindi, English/Urdu/Sanskrit, Mathematics, Science, and Environmental Studies. Check UPTET Syllabus
  • The answer keys are published after the successful completion of the examination process at upbasiceduboard.gov.in. 
  • Interested candidates should read UPTET Previous Year Paper Analysis.
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Highlights of UPTET Exam Pattern 2020

UPTET Exam Pattern, UPTET Paper Pattern
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UPTET Exam Pattern 2020 in Details

The examination consists of two papers viz.

UPTET 2020 Paper 1:

  • Number of Questions – 30 questions in each section.
  • Nature of Questions – Objective type (MCQs). Each question will have four choices out of which only one choice will be a correct one.
  • Exam Mode – Offline (PBT)
  • Exam Medium – The question papers at all exam centers will be in English and Hindi only except for language sections. 
  • Marking Scheme – Each question carries 1 mark each.
  • Negative Marking – No provision of negative marking.
  • No. of Sections – 5 sections viz.
Section Max. Question Max. Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Language 1 30 30
Language 2 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 Questions 150 Marks
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UPTET 2020 Paper 2

  • Number of Questions – 30 questions in each section.
  • Nature of Questions – Objective type (MCQs). Each question will have four choices out of which only one choice will be a correct one.
  • Exam Mode – Offline (PBT)
  • Exam Medium – The question papers at all exam centers will be in English and Hindi only except for the language sections. 
  • Marking Scheme – Each question carries 1 mark each.
  • Negative Marking – No provision of negative marking.
  • No. of Sections – 4 sections viz.
  • Choice of Paper – Candidates have to choose one paper between Mathematics/Science  or Social Science.
Section Max. Question Max. Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language 1 30 30
Language 2 30 30
Science and Mathematics (OR)
Social Science
60 60
Total 150 Questions 150 Marks

UPTET Marking Scheme 2020

Following table may sum up the marking scheme in UPTET 2020  in brief:

Result of Question Impact
Correct Answer +1 mark
Incorrect Answer  0 mark
Unanswered  0 mark

UPTET Syllabus 2020 – Paper 1

Syllabus for Paper 1 for the recruitment of lower primary school teachers from class 1 to 5, is given below:

UPTET Syllabus 2020 for Child Development and Pedagogy

Given below are the most important topics in this section:

Child Development Conecpt Learning and Pedagogy
Concept of Inclusive Education Factors Affecting Child Development
Understanding children with special needs -

UPTET Syllabus 2020 for Hindi

Language Comprehension

Hindi Alphabet (Vowels, Consonants) Pedagogy of Language Development
Spotting error/sentence correction Noun, pronoun, verb  Idioms and phrases
Difference between all the sounds, varnas, anusvars, resonant and lunar points Sentence formation

Usage of punctuations

Phrase, gender and time - -

UPTET Syllabus 2020 for English, Urdu, Sanskrit

Comprehension Knowledge of the famous poetry of famous poets

Language Skills

Pedagogy of Language Development

Singular and plural 

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Active and Passive voice

Parts of speech

-

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UPTET Syllabus 2020 for Mathematics

Number System Shapes and geometry Data Handling

Measurements and Units

Unitary Rule Percentage
Profit and Loss Measurement Simple and Compound Interest
Area and Volume Time Data Handling
Patterns Money -

UPTET Syllabus 2020 for Environmental Studies

Family and friends Food and Nutrition Water
Things we make and do Plants and animals Traffic and Communication
Shelters Sports and Sportsmanship Constitution
Traffic and Communication Administration -

Best Books for UPTET 2020 Paper 1

Book Author Publisher
UPTET (Uttar Pradesh Teachers' Eligibility Test) Paper I Class 1-5 (according to UP Board syllabus) RP Singh Unique Publishers Books
UP TET Teacher's Eligibility Test Paper-I&II Child Development Pedagogy  - Kiran Prakashan Books

UPTET Syllabus 2020 - Paper 2

Syllabus for Paper 2 which recruits upper primary school teachers are:

UPTET Syllabus 2020 for Child Development and Pedagogy

Child Development and Pedagogy
Child Development (Elementary School Child) Factors Affecting Child Development
Learning and Pedagogy Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs

UPTET Syllabus 2020 for Hindi

Language 1
Unseen Passage  Figures of Speech
Language Pedagogy Sentence Formation
Idioms and Proverbs Grammar
Adjectives and Distinctions Synonyms and Antonyms
Word Combinations Ornamentation

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UPTET Syllabus 2020 for English, Urdu, Sanskrit

Language 2
Unseen Passage and Comprehension Grammar Skills
Language Pedagogy Prepositions and its variants
Intersection Adjectives and its variants
Suffixes with root words Negative and Interrogative Sentences
Synonyms and Antonyms Active and Passive voice

UPTET Syllabus 2020 for Mathematics

Maths
Number System & Simplification Percentage and Ratio
Time Speed and Distance
Algebra and Mensuration Profit and Loss
Average Geometry
Pedagogy of Mathematics Banking

UPTET Syllabus 2020 for Science

Science
Food & Material Natural Phenomenon and Resources
Moving Things Pedagogy of Science
Magnetism Animal Nutrition
Carbon and its Compounds Metal and Non metal
Sound How Things Work
The world of the Living People and Ideas

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UPTET Syllabus 2020 for Social Studies/ Social Science

Social Studies/Social Science
Unit 1

History: When, Where & How, The Earliest Societies, The First Farmers & Herders, The First Cities, Early States, New Ideas, The First Empire, Contacts with Distant lands,

Political Developments, Culture and Science, New Kings and Kingdoms, Sultans of Delhi, Architecture, Creation of an Empire,

Social Change, Regional Cultures, The Establishment of Company Power, Rural Life and Society, Colonialism and Tribal Societies,

The Revolt of 1857 – 58, Women and reform, Challenging the Caste System, The Nationalist Movement, India After Independence.

Unit 2

Geography: Geography as a social study & as a science, Planet: Earth in the solar system, Globe,

Environment in its totality: natural & human environment. Air, Water, Human Environment: settlement, transport and communication,

Resources: Types- Natural and Human, Agriculture.

Unit 3

Social & Political Science: Diversity, Government, Local Government, Making a Living, Democracy, State Government,

Understanding Media, Unpacking Gender, The Constitution, Parliamentary Government, Social Justice & the Marginalized

Unit 4

Pedagogical issues: Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies,

Class Room Processes, activities and discourse,

Developing Critical thinking, Enquiry/Empirical Evidence,

Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies, Sources – Primary & secondary, Projects Work

Best Books for UPTET 2020- Paper 2

Some popular reference books for preparation of UPTET exam 2020 are given below

Book Author Publisher
UP-TET—Paper-II Upper Primary Level for Social Studies Teachers Guide RPH Editorial Board Ramesh Publishing House Books
UP-TET—Paper-II Upper Primary Level for Mathematics/Science Teachers Guide  - Ramesh Publishing House Books
UPTET (Paper - II) Class VI-VIII Social Studies – Hindi RP Singh Unique Publishers Books
UPTET (Paper - II) Class VI-VIII Science/Maths – Hindi RP Singh Unique Publishers Books
UP TET Teacher's Eligibility Test Paper-I&II Child Development Pedagogy  - Kiran Prakashan Books
UPTET Uttar Pradesh Teachers' Eligibility Test Paper II Class 6-8 Maths and Science  - Arihant Books

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UPTET 2020 Important Instructions

Instructions given below, as mentioned in the admit card, has to be followed by candidates strictly on the exam day:

  • Candidates need to reach the venue at least half an hour before the scheduled exam time
  • Candidates need to take UPTET 2020 Admit Card to the examination center, failing of which, they won’t be allowed to sit for the exam.
  • Candidates are also asked to carry with them a valid identity proof, like aadhar card, pan card, driving license.
  • UPTET is a pen and paper exam. Candidates need to carry at least 2 pens with them. Use comfortable pens.
  • No mobile phones, pagers, calculators, and other electronic gadgets are allowed inside the examination hall.
  • Manage time properly.
  • Read the question carefully and tick the answer which you think is right. The answer once ticked cannot be erased.
  • Attempt the critical questions after completing the easy ones.

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

Comments


5 Comments
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alish chaudhary
Those students which are perusing bed ...Thay can attempt uptet exam
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Alish, no, only those candidates who have pursued B.Ed completely can apply for this exam. However, you can check Eligibility Criteria for UPTET from here.

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piyush katiyar
Can I apply for both primary and junior uptet exam at same time?
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shelesh pathak
M. Com. M 55%and b. Ed. M 72% can I eligible both papers
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akansha expert
Hello Shelesh, You can check the mentioned below the link for getting the Eligibility for the paper.
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shelesh pathak
Maine m. Com. 55% or b. Ed. 72% ki h kya m both papers k liye apply kr sakti hu
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akansha expert

Hi Shelesh, You may please check this link for getting the UPTET Eligibility for the paper.

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ajeet kumar dwivedi
trick to get good marks
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ritika sharma

Hi Ajeet, You can prepare through practice paper please check the link:- UPTET Practice Paper.