UPTET Eligibility

The Uttar Pradesh Exam Regulatory Authority (ERA) released an official notification to inform the candidates regarding the Uttar Pradesh Teachers Entrance Test (UPTET). It suggested that the 2021 exam might occur towards the end of January 2022.

The Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board conducts this exam every year in two parts, intending to recruit teachers for the primary and elementary schools of UP. The exam is naturally tricky with the growing level of competition.

Candidates, therefore, need to start preparing from an early stage to qualify in UPTET. First, however, they need to check if they are eligible to apply for it. Therefore, this article shall discuss the UPTET eligibility criteria and give clear guidance to the aspirants if they fit the same.

UPTET Eligibility 2022

The UPTET Eligibility criteria 2022 include educational qualifications, age limit, nationality

Educational Qualifications

UPTET demands a range of eligibility criteria for the educational qualifications of the candidates. It differs based on the positions that the candidates are applying for. The following part discusses the details of UPTET eligibility 2021 based on previous years.

Primary Teachers (Classes I-V)

Candidates must have completed one of the following.

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university (securing at least 50%), two-year Diploma (D.Ed) from NCTE/(RCI)
  • A degree in Special BTC Training
  • Bachelor’s degree and two years B.T.C, C.T (Nursery)/Nursery Teacher Training
  • Bachelor’s degree and BCT Urdu special training in UP
  • Diploma and Bachelor’s degree from Aligarh Muslim University in Teaching

Upper Primary Teachers (Classes VI-VIII)

Candidates must have completed one of the following conditions to apply for this post.

  • Bachelor’s degree (securing at least 50% marks) and B.Ed/ B.Ed from Rehabilitation Council of India
  • Intermediate (10+2) exam (securing at least 50% marks) and a four-year B.A/ B.S.C.Ed / B.A.Ed from NCTE/UGC recognised institute
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 45% and a B.Ed degree
  • Intermediate (10+2) with (securing at least 50% marks) and a four-year Degree (B.El.Ed) in Primary Education
  • Bachelor’s degree and BTC from an NCTE approved institute

Primary English and Sanskrit Teachers (Classes I-V)

Candidates must have completed a Bachelor’s degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject. They also need to complete at least one of the following conditions to apply for this post.

  • Two-year Diploma (D.Ed.) from an N.C.T.E/RCI approved institute
  • BCT from an NCTE approved institute
  • Two-year CT (Nursery)/ Nursery Teacher Training from an NCTE approved institute

Upper-primary Sanskrit and English Teacher (Classes V-VIII)

Similar to the previous post, candidates must have completed a Bachelor’s degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject for this position. They also need to complete at least one of the following conditions to apply for this post.

  • B.T.C./C.T. (Nursery) degree from an NCTE approved institute
  • B.Ed/B.Ed degree from an NCTE/RCI approved institute (If secured 50% marks in the Bachelor’s degree)
  • B.Ed Degree (If secured 45% marks in the Bachelor’s degree)

Primary Urdu Teacher (Classes I-V)

Candidates must have completed a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree with Urdu as the main subject from a recognised university. They also need to complete at least one of the following conditions to apply for this post.

  • Two-year BCT degree in Urdu training in UP
  • BTC from an NCTE approved institute in UP
  • Moallim-E-Urdu Degree holder before 11th August 1997

Upper-primary Urdu Teacher (Classes VI-VIII)

Candidates must have completed a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree with Urdu as the main subject from a recognised university. They also need to complete at least one of the following conditions to apply for this post.

  • Two-year B.C.T degree in Urdu training in UP
  • B.T.C from an NCTE approved institute in UP
  • B.Ed/B.Ed Degree from an NCTE/RCI approved institute
  • Diploma in Teaching from Aligarh Muslim University
  • Moallim-E-Urdu Degree holder

Given below are a few other related links for UPTET exam preparation:

Age Limit

UPBEB has a strict age limit for the candidates applying for UPTET. Therefore, they should not exceed the age limit to meet the UPTET eligibility criteria.

Category

Age Limit

General

18-35 years

OBC

18-38 years

PH

18-45 years

SC/ST

18-40 years

Nationality

When it comes to the UPTET eligibility criteria 2021, the nationality of the candidates is a vital factor. Only Indian citizens are allowed to apply for UPTET. Furthermore, candidates of Nepal/ Bhutan /Tibet origin can also apply for this exam.

Qualifying Marks

UPBEB is yet to declare the minimum qualifying marks based on categories. However, the following marks are expected after evaluating the previous year’s exams.

Category

Minimum Qualifying Marks

Minimum Percentage

General

90

60%

OBC/SC/ST/PH/FF

83

55%

This article tried to give a more precise idea regarding UPTET eligibility to the aspirants. Once they are eligible for this exam, they can apply for exam. However, the preparation must be thorough since clearing UPTET is getting more challenging daily with rising competition.

For the Best preparation strategy for competitive exams candidates can visit the linked article and get detailed study material and preparation tips to excel in the examination.

Aspirants who shall be appearing for the exam for the first time and are willing to get some preparation tips and study material for the competitive exams can turn to BYJU’S for assistance.

Frequently Asked Questions on UPTET Eligibility

Can B.Ed final year students apply for UPTET?

Candidates applying for the Upper Primary teacher post can apply for the UPTET exam while being in the final year of their B.Ed.

Is there a fixed number of attempts for UPTET?

As of now, UPBEB has not declared any number of attempts for UPTET. Therefore, candidates can apply numerous times, obliging to the age limit.

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