All About UPTET Application Form 2021

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) is a state-level exam conducted once a year for the recruitment of primary (Classes 1-5) and upper primary (Classes 6-8) level teachers in the schools of Uttar Pradesh. Every year, Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) conducts the UPTET exam. However, in 2019, Exam Regulatory Authority, Uttar Pradesh released the UPTET notification on its official website - http://updeled.gov.in. UPTET 2021 notification has not been released yet. However, the UPTET 2021 exam is likely to be held in February/March 2021.

UPTET 2021 Selection Process

  • Written exam: UPTET exam consists of two papers. Paper-I needs to be given by aspirants who plan to teach classes I-V. Paper-II needs to be given by candidates who plan to teach classes VI-VIII. Candidates who plan to teach classes I-VIII need to appear for both the papers.
  • UPTET result: UPTET result is announced by the exam conducting authority on the official website of the exam. Candidates scoring minimum 60 per cent marks in the written test are declared UPTET qualified.
  • UPTET eligibility certificate Candidates qualifying the written test are issued an eligibility certificate by the exam authority. Candidates having the certificate are eligible to apply for teaching jobs in the schools of Uttar Pradesh. The validity of UPTET eligibility certificate is five years.

UPTET Exam Day Guidelines.

The Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted in offline mode as a pen-and-paper based test. Some of the important things that candidates need to keep in mind on the day of UPTET exam are:

  • Candidates must carry at least two ball-point pens of black and blue colour and a pencil to the allotted UPTET exam centre
  • Candidates should carry UPTET admit card to the test centre
  • Along with the admit card, candidates are also advised to carry two passport size photographs and a photo ID proof (PAN card/driving license/voter ID card/passport/Aadhar card/ration card) to the centre
  • Candidates should not carry any study material or electronic gadget such as calculator and digital watch inside the examination hall

UPTET Application Form 2021

  • Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board will release the apply online link for UPTET 2021 exam. It is expected that the UPTET 2021 application form will be out in the month of August 2021.
  • This year the application fees for one paper are expected to be ₹800 (Approx) for General Category candidates while ₹400 (Approx) for SC/ST candidates.
  • This year the application fees for two paper are expected to be ₹1200 (Approx) for General Category candidates while ₹600 (Approx) for SC/ST candidates.