UPTET 2020: Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Eligibility, Admit Card, Result

Exam Date : December 1, 2020

Job Security and Government Jobs go hand-in-hand. If you are willing to do a Government Job in the field of teaching in Uttar Pradesh, you will have to appear for the UPTET Exam. This exam will allow you to be a Primary or post Primary teacher.

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) is a state-level recruitment exam conducted once a year for the recruitment of Primary and Upper Primary teachers in the schools of Uttar Pradesh.

***UPTET 2019-20 Results have been announced!!!***


What is UPTET Exam?

UPTET is a Teacher Eligibility Test, conducted by Uttar Pradesh Government for the appointment of Primary and Post-Primary teachers in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The application form for this test will start on November 1, 2020 (Tentative).

UPBEB is the conducting body for UPTET 2020 exam. It is split into two tests. Paper 1 is for primary teachers whereas paper 2 is for upper primary teachers. Candidates who pass the test will be given UPTET eligibility certificate that will be held valid for 5 years.


Below is the quick list of important pointers that UPTET 2020 aspirants should be aware of

UPTET 2020 at a glance
Name of the Exam Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET)
Conducted by Uttar Pradesh Basic Educational Board (UPBEB)
Job location Uttar Pradesh
Job posts Primary and Secondary level
Registration Date November 1, 2020 (Tentative)
Mode of applying Offline & Online mode
Exam mode PBT & CBT
Exam date To be announced
Eligibility Graduation Degree with a minimum of 50%


The headquarters of the Examination Regulatory Authority is located at Pariksha Niyamak Pradhikar, Allenganj, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

UPTET 2019-20 Paper Analysis

The UP Teacher Eligibility Test 2019-20 was held on 8th Jan 2020. This exam was held in two slots where paper 1 was from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm, and Paper 2 was from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm. The exam mode is offline and the questions are mostly MCQs. Paper 1 consists of 150 questions divided among 5 subjects, and Paper 2 also has 150 questions but it is divided among 4 subjects.

Paper 1 Analysis:

The paper was of moderate difficulty as compared to last year’s paper. Students said they easily attempted over 120 out of 150 questions in this paper. Most of the questions were asked directly from the theory part of the syllabus.

  • The English section in this paper consisted of more questions that were related to grammar.
  • The child development section was comparatively easy with more questions related to pedagogy.
  • There were no questions related to reading comprehension in the languages section of this paper.
  • The mathematics section seemed to have more questions related to arithmetics and was calculative.
  • The EVS section was of a difficulty level between moderate and difficult.

Paper 2 Analysis:

The UPTET 2019-20 paper 2 was reviewed as a moderate to difficult level by most of the students. The student reviews also pointed out that the CTET exam that was conducted before was a lot easier than the UPTET 2019-20 exam paper.

  • The social sciences section was a bit difficult when compared with the other sections of the paper.
  • The child development and pedagogy section of this year’s paper did not have any teaching aptitude questions and the students had a bit of difficulty there.
  • The mathematics and Hindi sections of the paper were easy when compared to the would-be scoring section i.e; the social sciences section.

UPTET 2020 Exam Dates

UPTET 2020  application form is available from November 1, 2020 to November 20, 2020 (Tentative). Admit Card release date will be announced soon and candidates can download it on the official website and UPTET 2020 examination date is yet to be announced. 

UPTET 2020 Exam Schedule
Events Dates (Tentative)
Application start date November 1, 2020
Application end date November 20, 2020
Admit card January 1, 1970 
UPTET 2020  Exam Date December 1, 2020 
UPTET 2020 Results January 1, 1970 

UPTET 2020 Eligibility

Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) sets the eligibility of UPTET. Candidates who satisfy the UPTET eligibility criteria can apply for the exam and who will not be able to satisfy, the UPBEB will reject their application.


  • Eligible Indian aspirants can apply.
  • Candidates belonging to Bhutan/Tibet/Nepal are also eligible to apply for the Uttar Pradesh TET 2020 exam.

Age limit

Candidates belonging to the following age group can apply.

UPTET Age Criteria
Categories Age limit
SC/ST 18-40 Years
PH 18-45 Years
OBC 18-38 Years
UR 18-35 Years

Educational Qualification:

UPTET eligibility is different for primary and post-primary aspirants. Aspiring candidates should meet the following eligibility criteria given below.

UPTET Primary Teacher Eligibility (Paper 1)

  • They should have secured 50% marks in 12th standard and 4 years diploma in BElEd.
  • The applicant should be a graduate with 2 years of B.T.C training. or
  • Candidate should graduate/post-graduate degree from NCTE/RCI recognized University with 2 years DE|ED Diploma. or
  • Candidate should be graduate with 2 Years of BTC training in Hindi or Urdu.

UPTET Paper 2 Eligibility (Post-Primary Teacher)

  • Applicant should be a graduate or post-graduate from the recognized institute NCTE with 50% of marks.
  • The applicant should be a graduate with 2 years in BTC training.
  • Applicant should secure 50% marks from the recognized university or institute and also should have 2 years of B.Ed diploma or
  • Applicant should have 50% marks in 12th and 4 years of diploma in B.El.Ed. or B.S.C.D.

UPTET 2020 Application Form

UPTET 2020 application form will be released on the official website of UPBEB from November 1, 2020 to November 20, 2020 (Tentative).

UPTET 2020 Application Fee
Category Paper-I or Paper-II Both Papers
General/OBC INR 600/- INR 1200/-
SC/ST INR 400 INR 800/-
PwD INR 100/- INR 200/-

How to fill UPTET Application Form 2020?

A step-by-step process to fill UPTET application form 2020 is provided below:

Step 1: Registration

  • Log on to the UPTET official website.
  • Click on the ‘UPTET 2020 Registration’ link to begin the online registration process.
  • Next, you have to click on Candidate Registration.
  • Afterwards, you have to fill the contact details e.g. valid mobile number and email address. You will receive your registration number and an OTP on your registered phone number and email ID.

Step 2: Verification of Registration

  • To verify your registration, you will have to enter the registration number and the OTP received.
  • After that, you will be registered successfully for UPTET 2020.

Step 3: Filling Education Details

  • Firstly, click on educational details. Then, you have to log in with your credentials on the official website.
  • UPTET application form will appear on the computer screen. Individuals will have to enter personal details (name, gender, date of birth, religion, category, etc.), qualification details.

Step 4: Paying Registration Fees

  • Applicants should log in with the credentials and pay the fees via Debit or Credit Card.
  • Application fee once paid, will not be refunded in any case.

Step 5: Filling the Address

  • Candidate has to again login and fills the corresponding and permanent address in the fields provided and then submit the changes.

Step 6: Uploading the documents

  • Applicants must upload a scanned image of their recent, passport-sized photograph.
  • Candidates must choose the type of photo identity proof that they will carry to the UPTET 2020 Exam Centre.
  • The format and resolution of the scanned copy of photograph will be as given on the form.
  • Aspirants can click on ‘Preview’ to view the photograph uploaded and can confirm it once they are satisfied with the quality of images.

Step 7: Downloading the Form

  • Finally, a candidate can download his/her filled UPTET application form.

UPTET 2020 Admit Card

UPTET Admit Card 2020 has been released on the official website. Candidates can download by providing their respective roll number, birth date and security pin they receive of UPTET 2020. The admit card will also be considered as UPTET 2020 Hall Ticket. Admit cards will not be sent by post to the candidates in any case. Candidates have to download the UPTET Hall Ticket from the official website only.

Contents of Admit Card

UPTET admit card 2020 will contain the following details:

  • Candidates Name
  • UPTET 2020 Roll Number
  • Date of the exam
  • Exam Centre Name and details
  • Timings of the exam
  • Photo
  • Signature
  • Important instructions

It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the exam centre without which the entry will be denied. Candidates should carry ID Proofs like Aadaar card, voter card, etc along with the admit card to the exam centre for verification with a photo.

UPTET Admit Card Download

Step by step procedure on how to download UPTET Admit Card 2020 is given below:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website.
  • Step 2: Click on UPTET Admit Card 2020.
  • Step 3: Enter Registration Number and Date of birth as login details.
  • Step 4: Download and save your Admit Card. Obtain admit card in hard copy for future reference.

Note: Verify all the details mentioned on the admit card. Any discrepancies in the admit card should be notified to the concerned authority.

UPTET 2020 Exam Centres

UPTET Exam 2020 will be conducted in 76 exam centres in Utter Pradesh. Candidates have to multiple choose exam centres as their preference. But, they will be allotted with only one exam centre. The list of the UPTET Exam Centres 2020 is given below:

UPTET Exam Centres List 2020
Agra Farrukhabad Maharajganj
Aligarh Fatehpur Mahoba
Allahabad Faizabad Manipur
Almora Gautam Budh Nagar Mathura
Ambedkarnagar Gazipur Meerut
Amethi Ghaziabad Mirzapur
Auraiya Gonda Muzaffarnagar
Azamgarh Gorakhpur Pilibhit
Badaun Hamirpur Pratapgarh
Bahraich Hapur Raebareli
Ballia Hathras Rampur
Balrampur Jalaun Sambhal
Banda Jaunpur Sant Ravidas Nagar
Barabanki Jhansi Shahjahanpur
Bareilly Kannauj Shravasti
Basti Kanpur Dehat Siddharthnagar
Bepat Kanpur Nagar Sitapur
Bijnor Kasganj Subhadra
Bulandshahr Kaushambi Sultanpur
Chitrakoot Kushinagar Unnao
Deoria Lalitpur Varanasi
Etawa Lucknow -

Note: Once any exam centre is allotted to the candidate, it would not be changed in any case. No such requests will be entertained by the board.

UPTET 2020 Exam Pattern

UPTET Exam 2020 is conducted in the offline and online mode. In the exam Objective type, multiple-choice questions will be asked. A total of 2 hours and 30 minutes will be given to answer 150 questions.

  • Total Marks: 150
  • Total Number of papers: There will be two separate papers for Primary and Post-Primary positions.
  • Question Paper Language: Question paper will be in both English and Hindi language.
  • Marking Scheme: One mark will be awarded for every correct answer and there is no negative marking.

Paper-I Pattern (Primary Teacher)

UPTET exam 2020 pattern for Paper-I is given below:

Exam Pattern for Paper-I
Subjects No.of Questions Marks
Child development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language 1 (Hindi) 30 30
Language 2 (English or Urdu or Sanskrit) 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Paper-II Pattern (Post-Primary Teacher)

UPTET Exam 2020 pattern for Paper-II is given below:

UPTET Paper-II Pattern
Subjects No.of Questions Marks
Child development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language 1 (Hindi) 30 30
Language 2 (English or Urdu or Sanskrit) 30 30
Mathematics or Social Sciences (Depending on the subjects taken) 60 60
Total 150 15

UPTET 2020 Syllabus

Candidates have to know all the subjects and topics covered in the subjects. Syllabus for UPTET consists of topics for 2 papers. Details in the different papers are listed below. UPTET Syllabus 2020 has remained the same as of the previous year syllabus.

Paper 1 Syllabus

UPTET Paper 1 Syllabus focuses on topics that are relevant for teaching Standards 1st to 5th. Candidates can refer to NCERT Books of 1st to 5th standards for a better understanding of the scope of UPTE. Paper I covers Teaching Methodology & Pedagogy, Languages (Hindi & English/Urdu/Sanskrit), Mathematics and Environmental Studies. Subjects Under Paper I is:

  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • English
  • Hindi/Urdu/Sanskrit
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Studies

Paper 2 Syllabus

UPTET Paper 2 Syllabus focuses on topics like Child Development, Learning & Pedagogy, Languages (Hindi & English/Urdu/Sanskrit), Mathematics & Science or Social Studies & Social Science. NCERT Books of 6th to 8th standards can be referred for a better understanding of the scope of UPTET 2020. Candidates have the option to choose between the sections of Mathematics & Science or Social Studies & Social Sciences. Subjects under Paper II are:

  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Language 1 (Hindi)
  • Language 2 (English)
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies/Social Science

UPTET 2020 Results

UPTET 2020 Results will be announced on the official website. Candidates can download their results of UPTET from the official website. Candidates who appeared for the UPTET 2020 can check their UPTET Result by providing their respective roll number and date of birth.

How to Check UPTET Results?

  • Step 1: Visit the official website.
  • Step 2: Click on the results link.
  • Step 3: Enter your Registration Number and Password.
  • Step 4: Candidates will be redirected to UPTET 2020 scorecard.
  • Step 5: UPTET exam Result will display Subject wise marks and overall scores.
  • Step 6: Download the scorecard and take a printout for future reference.

UPTET 2020 Cut Off

Participating Colleges will declare UPTET cut off 2020 marks separately after the declaration of result. The cut off marks are different for a different category. The Expected Cut off for UPTET 2020 is given below.

UPTET Cutoff
Category Minimum Total Marks
General 150
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 82
Scheduled Caste (SC) 82
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 82


Frequently Asked Questions

UPTET certificate will be valid for a period of 5 years from the date of its issuance. This certificate will be only valid for applying for jobs under the Government of Uttar Pradesh only.

No, there is no limit of the number of attempts for UPTET. However, the candidates of age in between 18 to 35 years are eligible to apply for UPTET.

Yes, CTET is valid in Uttar Pradesh for a span of 7 years.

No, there is no negative marking UPTET.

It will be tentatively released in the month of November.

No, the fee can be only paid by a Credit Card or a Debit Card. No other modes of payment will be accepted.

Colleges which accept [UPTET]

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Basic Training Certificate [BTC], batch of 2017
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Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Admission depends on UPTET entrance exam. My cut off is 232.6.

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