UTET - Uttarakhand Teachers Eligibility Test

UTET or Uttarakhand Teachers Eligibility Test is conducted by the Uttarakhand Board of School Education (UBSE) every year. It is a state-level teacher’s admission test that started in 2011. Candidates who aspire to build a career in the teaching field must clear this examination. Upon qualification, candidates get an opportunity to work as a teacher in Uttarakhand’s government schools for Grade 1 to 8.

The UTET involves two levels of written examination: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is for Primary Level school teachers (Grade 1 to 5), whereas Paper 2 is for Elementary Level school teachers (Grade 6 to 8). A qualified candidate is awarded a lifetime valid TET Eligibility Certificate to apply as a teacher in government and private schools.

Candidates can also read about Uttar Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test, its similarities with UTET, syllabus, exam pattern, important dates, and more at the linked article.

Also, candidates can refer to the following links for reference:

CTET Syllabus UPSSSC PET Syllabus
UPSC Syllabus CTET

UTET Exam – Key Highlights

Below are some key highlights of the UTET Exam.

Exam Name Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test (UTET)
Exam Conducting Body Uttarakhand Board of Secondary Education (UBSE)
Exam Level State Level
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Languages English, Hindi
Exam Purpose To determine the eligibility of candidates for appointment as teachers in Classes 1 to 8.
Marking Scheme +1 for correct answers, no negative marking
Exam Fees General/OBC- Rs 600 ( one paper); Rs 1000 (both papers)

SC/ST/PWD- Rs 300 ( one paper); Rs 500 (both papers

There are various other government exams conducted in the country, each of which constitutes a separate exam pattern and selection process, and are conducted at different times of the year. Candidates can get details about these competitive exams at the linked article.

UTET Application Form 2023

The UTET 2023 Notification will be released in September 2023 and the online application process will continue in September 2023. The online applications for UTET 2021 were invited from September 1 to September 30, 2021, via a notification dated September 1, 2021. The test was successfully conducted on November 26, 2021. The board released the answer key on their official website on November 30, 2021.

Here are some important dates of UTET Exam 2023.



UTET 2023 Notification September 2023
UTET Application Form 2023 Start Date September 2023
Last Date of UTET Online Form 2023 September 2023
UTET Exam Date November, 2023
UTET 2023Answer Key November, 2023
UTET Answer Key Objection Window December, 2023
UTET Final Result 2023 Yet to be announced

UTET Exam Pattern

The exam pattern and marking scheme for UTET exams are highlighted in the table below.

Paper 1


No of Questions

Total Marks

Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language-I (Hindi/English) 30 30
Language-II 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Paper 2


No of Questions

Total Marks

Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
Language-I (Hindi/English) 30 30
Language-II 30 30
Mathematics and Science


Social Science

60 60
Total 150 150

UTET Preparation

All candidates should clarify the UTET syllabus before appearing for the exam. Therefore, after preparing for all the above topics, you are also advised to solve previous years’ question papers. Doing so will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses. You can easily find the past questions on UBSE’s official site.

You can also enhance your UTET online preparation through BYJU’S free mock tests and further boost your confidence. Aspirants can refer to the set of links given below to solve the practice papers:

Previous Year Question Papers for Competitive Exams Free Online Mock Test Series for Competitive Exams with Solutions
IAS Mock Tests GK and Current Affairs Quiz
Bank PO Question Papers Online Quiz for Bank, SSC and other Government Exams

UTET 2023 Cut Off

In order to get the UTET certificate, the candidates need to qualify the UTET exam 2023. To qualify for the UTET test, aspirants must score a minimum qualifying mark. Below is the category-wise cut-off for successfully clearing the exam.


Minimum Qualifying Percentage

Minimum Qualifying Marks

General 60% 90
OBC/ PWD/ Ex-Servicemen 50% 75
SC/ST 40% 60

UTET Exam 2023 Results

The UBSE is likely to announce the UTET 2023 exam results very soon. You can view and download your official result by following the instructions below.

  • Visit the official website (ukutet.com)
  • You will find the UTET 2023 Result tab on the website’s homepage.
  • Click on the link to UTET Result 2023.
  • The website will direct you to the login page. Enter your registration number/ roll no to log in.
  • Once you submit the required information, the UTET PDF Result will appear on your screen.
  • Save and download the result from the website for future reference.

Furthermore, candidates can review the best preparation strategy for competitive exams that will guide them through the preparation, provide detailed study material and strategic plan for all major government exams.

To stay updated with the latest exam updates, aspirants can turn to BYJU’S for expert assistance.

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Frequently Asked Questions on UTET


Is there any age limit to apply for the UTET exam?

Yes. The minimum age to apply is 18 years, and the maximum is 38 years.


Can I apply for both papers for the UTET exam?

Yes, a candidate can appear for Paper 1 and Paper 2.


How long will the UTET 2023 certificate be valid?

The certificate will now be valid for a lifetime after the NCTE has extended the validity of the TET certificate for life.


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