UP TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST (UPTET)

Board of Secondary Education (BSE), UP conducts UP Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) in order to select candidates for the appointment of teacher for Classes I to VIII in government, private aided, and private unaided schools of UP.

UPTET comprises of two papers. UPTET Paper I needs to be given by aspirants who want to teach Class I to Class V whereas UPTET Paper II needs to be given by candidates who want to become teachers for Class VI to Class VIII. General category candidates who secure 60% marks in UPTET 2019 would be considered to have qualified UPTET whereas reserved category students who secure 55% aggregate marks would qualify the state level teacher eligibility test. Candidates who qualify the exam would be given the eligibility certificate.

The application process for UPTET 2019 is likely to commence in September 2019.

UPTET Eligibility:
Candidates need to be citizens of India in order to apply for UPTET exam. In addition to this, aspirants from Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet can also apply for the state level teacher eligibility test. There is no fixed number of times that candidates can apply for UPTET exam.
Aspirants are informed that there is different eligibility criteria for UPTET Paper I as well as UPTET Paper II. The detailed UPTET 2019 eligibility criteria is mentioned below.

UPTET Eligibility Criteria for Primary Teachers (Class I to Class V)
Candidates need to fulfill the below mentioned eligibility criteria in order to be able to appear for UPTET 2019 Paper I:
Should have secured Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised university or college affiliated to University Grants Commission.
OR
Should have passed the National Teacher Education Parishad from recognised educational institution.
OR
Should have done BTCT from the institute recognised by the National Teacher Education Council Uttar Pradesh.
OR
Should have completed the two-year Diploma in the education from the Indian Rehabilitation Parishad.
OR
Should have cleared Graduation in BTech from a recognised University which is affiliated to UGC or Uttar Pradesh Rashtriya Teacher Education Office.
OR
Graduates from the armed force who have completed the final year of 4-year primary education with minimum 50% aggregate marks are also eligible for the Teacher Eligibility Test for Class I-V.
OR
Should have graduated from the University or college affiliated to UGC and completed the training in BTC Urdu from Uttar Pradesh.
For Urdu Teachers: Candidates should have completed their graduation or those who are Moa’llim-e-Urdu degree holders from Aligarh Muslim University before August 11, 1997.

UPTET Eligibility Criteria for Upper Primary Teachers (Class VI to Class VIII)
Candidates need to fulfill the below mentioned eligibility criteria in order to be able to appear for UPTET 2019 Paper II:
Should have scored minimum of 50% marks in the intermediate examination.
Should have completed their graduation or candidates who are currently studying in the second year of BTC in an institute affiliated to NCTE are also eligible to apply.
Should have completed their graduation/ post-graduation with minimum of 50% marks or should have passed or are currently studying in 2nd year of BEd in an institute affiliated to NCTE.
Should have completed their graduation/ post-graduation with minimum of 50% marks or should have passed or are currently studying in 2nd year of LT in an institute affiliated to NCTE.
Should have completed their graduation/ post-graduation with minimum of 50% marks or should have passed or are currently studying in 2nd year of BEd (specialisation) in an institute affiliated to RCI.
Should have secured 50% marks in intermediate and those candidates who are currently studying in the final year or have passed BEd are also eligible to apply.
Candidates who are currently studying in the final year or have passed BScEd/ BElED are also eligible to apply.

Age Limit: Candidates who want to apply for UPTET exam need to be between 18 years to 35 years of age.

UPTET 2019 Activity Schedule

Activity Date More Info
UPTET 2019 Notification 2nd Week of Aug 2019 Notification Link
Registration Dates 2nd Week of Aug 2019 Notification Link
Admit Card Sep 2019 Notification Link
Exam Date 2nd Week of Oct 2019 Notification Link
Answer Key Release Date 2nd Week of Nov 2019 Notification Link
UPTET 2019 Result Date 1st Week of Dec 2019 Notification Link