WHAT IS UPTET?
UPTET stands for Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test, the exam is conducted by the Government of Uttar Pradesh to meet the requirement of teachers in various schools under the Uttar Pradesh legislature. These schools usually need teachers to teach the students of primary sections(class 1-5) and the students of the elementary sections(6-8). This exam is conducted once a year by the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) in two stages.
Paper 1- For the candidates who aspire to teach the students from class first to fifth are supposed to appear only for paper 1.
Paper 2- For the candidates who aspire to teach the students from class sixth to eight are supposed to appear for paper 2.
And the candidates willing to teach all the classes starting from first to eight are suggested to appear for both paper one and paper two.
What is the exam pattern?
According to UPTET News, the exam pattern of UPTET is that it is a multiple-choice-based question paper that includes 150 questions and the weightage for each question is 1 mark, the candidates need not worry about the negative marking pattern as the UPTET exam has no negative marking. The candidates need to answer the 150 questions in 180 minutes(2 hours 30 minutes). The exam syllabus includes subjects like Child Development and Teaching Methodology, Language 1 and 2, Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Science, Social Studies, etc.
NOTE: As per the latest news, the candidates who qualify for the UPTET exam will be awarded a UPTET eligibility certificate with lifetime validity!