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UPTET Important Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Introduction: Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test is a state-level examination held once a year to perform the recruiting process for primary (1-5 grade) and upper primary (6-8 grade) level teachers in Uttar Pradesh schools. It is administered by UPBEB (the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board). The Uttar Pradesh Exam Regulatory Authority has issued the UPTET 2021 notice and application form (ERA). The UPTET registration started on October 7,2021 on the official website and will continue till October 27, 2021. On October 7, the UPTET notice 2021 was made public. The UP ERA will administer the UPTET 2021 test in two shifts on November 28 for Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Highlights: The UP Basic Educational Board is responsible for organising the UPTET 2022 examination. Any applicant who wishes to teach in the state's primary or junior high schools must first pass the UPTET examination. It is necessary to pass UPTET because it verifies a candidate's eligibility. Before applying, candidates should review all of the important details about UPTET 2022 and complete the application form before the deadline. If a candidate is ineligible to fill out the application form, his or her application will be denied at any point. On or before the deadline, interested applicants can fill out the UPTET 2022 application form.

UPTET 2022 Important Dates: 

Release the Application form 1st week of November 2021
Submit application form 2nd week of November 2021
Correction window open 2nd week of November 2021
Admit Card 2nd week of December 2021
Exam Date 1st week of January 2022
Issue the Answer Key 2nd week of January 2022
Announcement of the Result Declaration 3rd week of January 2022
Announced Result Date 1st week of February 2022
Start the Selection procedure Mar-22

Exam Center

Only government or government-aided school districts will be used as examination sites. The following is a list of the 75 UPTET exam centres along with their code:


District Name District Code
 Agra 1
Aligarh 3
Prayagraj (Allahabad) 35
Ambedkar Nagar 60
Amethi (Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Nagar) 71
 Amroha (J.P. Nagar ) 13
 Auraiya 20
 Azamgarh 49
 Baghpat 23
 Ballia 51
 Balrampur 64
 Banda 68
 Barabanki 62
Bareilly 8
 Basti 56
 Bahraich 65
 Bijnor 15
 Budaun 9
Bulandshehr 26
Chandauli 43
 Chitrakoot 67
 Deoria 54
Etah 7
 Etawah 21
 Ayodhya (Faizabad) 59
 Farrukhabad 19
 Fatehpur 37
 Firozabad 5
 Gautam Buddh Nagar 25
 Ghaziabad 24
 Ghazipur 45
 Gonda 63
 Gorakhpur 52
 Hamirpur 70
 Hapur (Panchsheel Nagar) 74
 Hardoi 33
 Hathras (Mahamaya Nagar) 2
 Jalaun 41
  Jaunpur 44
 Jhansi 39
   Kannauj 18
  Kanpur Dehat (Ramabai Nagar) 17
  Kanpur Nagar 16
  Kasganj 72
  Kaushambi 36
 Kushinagar 55
  Lakhimpur Kheri 34
  Lalitpur 40
  Lucknow 29
 Maharajganj 53
 Mahoba 69
  Mainpuri 6
 Mathura 4
  Mau 50
 Meerut 22
  Mirzapur 46
  Moradabad 12
 Muzaffarnagar 27
  Pilibhit 11
 Pratapgarh 38
 Raebareilly 31
 Rampur 14
  Saharanpur 28
 Sambhal (Bheem Nagar) 75
 Sant Kabeer Nagar 57
 Sant Ravidas Nagar (Bhadohi) 48
 Shahjahanpur 10
  Shamli 73
  Shravasti 66
  Siddhartha Nagar 58
 Sitapur 32
Sonbhadra 47
  Sultanpur 61
 Unnao 30
 Varanasi 42


Cut Off
The number of students and the difficulty level of the question paper play a big role in determining the UPTET 2021 cut off. Depending on their rank, candidates must achieve the cut off marks in order to qualify for the UPTET. The UPTET cutoffs for each kind are listed in the table below.


Category  Min. Qualifying Percentage Minimum Qualifying Marks (out of 150)
General 60% 90
OBC 55% 82.5
SC/ST 55% 82.5


Selection Process:
The steps of the UPTET selection procedure are as follows:
Step 1: There are two papers in the UPTET test. Aspirants who want to teach grades 1-5 should take Paper-I. Candidates who intend to teach grades 6–8 must take Paper II. Applicants wishing to teach grades 1- 8 are required to take both exams.
Step 2: UPBEB posts the UPTET results on the exam's official website. Candidates who achieve a minimum of 60% in the written exam are considered UPTET qualified.
Step 3: UPBEB issues an eligibility certificate to candidates who pass the written test. The credential qualifies candidates for teaching positions in Uttar Pradesh schools. UPTET's validity period was extended to include life time. The UPTET certificate was only valid for five years until recently.

Q1. When is the UPTET 2021 exam date?
The UPTET 2021 test is set to take place on November 28th, 2021.

Q2: Do the UPTET test include any subjective questions?
UPTET test has no subjective questions. It solely includes objective multiple-choice questions.
Q3. Does the UPTET test have any negative marking?
There is no negative marking in the UPTET exam for incorrect answers.
Q4. How many attempts may a candidate make in the UPTET Exam?
There is no restriction to the number of times you may take the UPTET Exam

Q5. Is it true that UPTET cut-off changes every year?
The UPTET cut-off is usually the same each year. The testing authority maintains the right to adjust the minimum cut-off depending on the difficulty level of the paper and the number of candidates taking the test.