UTET 2019: Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern

Published: | June 14, 2019
UTET 2019: Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern

All the details of the UTET 2019 exam are given in this article. Candidates can find the application process, eligibility criteria, and application fee of UTET 2019 also.

The Teacher Eligibility Test, commonly known as TET, is an examination that is set as the minimum qualification required for someone to be eligible for becoming a teacher. TET is mandatory in order to get teaching jobs in government schools from classes 1 to 8. This article pertains to UTET and all the details regarding it. UTET is Uttarakhand Teachers Eligibility Test and it is conducted once every year for recruiting teachers in the schools of Uttarakhand. The Uttarakhand Board of School Education (UBSE) of the Government of Uttarakhand is the unit that conducts the UTET and looks over its smooth execution.

UTET comprises two papers, similar to TET conducted in most of the states. Paper 1 of UTET is for candidates who want to apply for the position of a teacher in the lower primary classes (from class 1st to class 5th), whereas Paper 2 of UTET is for those who want to get the job of a teacher in the upper primary classes of 6th, 7th, and 8th. The application process, eligibility criteria, and other information about UTET 2019 are provided in this article. Candidates are advised to go through the important details before starting with the application process of UTET 2019.

UTET 2019 Important Dates

The Uttarakhand Board of Secondary Education has not released any official notice regarding UTET 2019 yet but candidates can check the tentative important dates of UTET 2019. The candidates who are thinking about applying for UTET 2019 must keep checking for an announcement that is made regarding the important dates of UTET 2019. They should be aware of any alterations made in the schedule and must keep track of all the UTET 2019 important dates. This will help the candidates stay updated and will prevent them from missing out or exceeding strict deadlines. The tentative important dates of UTET 2019 are given below. Stay tuned to CollegeDekho to get all the updates regarding this exam.

Event

Date

Commencement of UTET 2019 application process

First week of September 2019

Last date for submission of UTET 2019 application form

First week of October 2019

Release of UTET 2019 admit card

December 2019

UTET 2019 examination

January 2020

Release of UTET 2019 answer key

Last week of February 2020

Declaration of UTET 2019 result

March 2020

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UTET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are appearing for UTET 2019 have to fulfill certain eligibility conditions decided by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). UTET eligibility criteria are set by the NCTE and candidates who apply for the exam are expected to clear those conditions. Only those applicants who meet the eligibility set for UTET 2019 will be allowed to sit for the exam. The failure of any applicant in clearing the eligibility criteria of UTET 2019 will result in the cancellation of his/her application form. The eligibility criteria for UTET 2019 are given here.

Eligibility Criteria for UTET 2019 Paper 1 (Primary Level):

The UTET 2019 eligibility criteria for paper 1 is provided below.

The applicants who have scored a minimum of 50 per cent marks in the Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) exams are eligible to appear forUTET 2019 paper 1. They must also have a two years Diploma in Elementary Education (D.EL.Ed/ BTC).

Or

The candidate must have scored at least 45 per cent marks in Senior Secondary (or equivalent) and must have a Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) of the duration of two years, in accordance with the National Council for Teacher Education (Recognition Norms and Procedure) as per the Regulations of 2002.

Or

The applicant must have scored no less than 50 per cent marks in Senior Secondary (or an equivalent) and must have a preliminary Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.EI.ED) of the duration of four years.

Or

The interested candidate must have scored a minimum of 50 per cent marks in Senior Secondary (or an equivalent) and a Diploma in Education (Special Education) which is two years long.

Or

The candidate must have completed graduation (or equivalent) along with a two years Diploma in Elementary Education (D.EI.Ed)/ BTC.

Or

An applicant who is Siksha Mitra or who has cleared the two-years long Diploma (D.EL.Ed) from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is also considered eligible.

Or

The candidate must have completed his/her graduation with no less than 50 per cent marks and a D.Ed/ B.Ed in Special Education.

Eligibility Criteria for UTET 2019 Paper 2 (Upper Primary Level):

The minimum eligibility criteria for UTET Paper 2 for the position of a Higher Primary teacher are provided below.

The candidate must have completed his/her graduation (or an equivalent) and cleared it or he/she must be appearing in the final year of the two years long Diploma (B.T.C/ D.EL.Ed) in Elementary Education.

Or

The applicant must have completed graduation (or its equivalent) with a minimum of 50 per cent marks and cleared it or he/she must be appearing in a year-long Bachelor in Education (B.Ed/ Shiksha Shastri/ L.T).

Or

The candidate must have completed his/her graduation (or anything equivalent) with no less than 45 per cent marks and cleared it or he/she must be appearing in a year-long Bachelor in Education (B.Ed/ Shiksha Shastri/ L.T), in accordance with the National Council for Teacher Education (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations that are issued from time to time in this regard.

Or

The applicant should have completed his/her Senior Secondary (or an equivalent) with no less than 50 per cent marks and cleared it or be appearing in the final year of the four years long Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.EL.ED).

Or

The candidate interested in applying for UTET 2019 paper 2 must have completed his/her Senior Secondary (or any equivalent) with a minimum of 50 per cent marks and cleared it or be appearing in the final year of the four years long B.A./ B.Sc.Ed or B.Sc.Ed.

Or

The candidate should have completed graduation with at least 50 per cent marks and cleared it or he/she must be appearing in a year-long B.Ed in Special Education.

UTET 2019 Examination Pattern

The UTET 2019 will be conducted via pen and paper method. Candidates who wish to apply for the position of a teacher in the primary level classes of 1st to 5th will have to sit for UTET 2019 Paper 1 while the applicants who seek recruitment as a teacher for the upper primary classes 6th, 7th, and 8th will be required to give UTET 2019 Paper 2. If a candidate is open to being hired as a teacher in both the categories, he or she will have to appear for both the exams. Paper 1 and Paper 2 of UTET 2019 will be taken on the same day but in different time slots. Both the exams will be of a duration of two hours and thirty minutes and the questions will have multiple choices for answers. There will be a total of 150 multiple choice type questions in UTET 2019 Paper 1 and Paper 2 both and the medium of the exam will be Hindi and English, apart from the language section. The pattern of UTET 2019 Paper 1 and Paper 2 is given below.

Pattern of UTET 2019 Paper 1

Subjects (All Compulsory)

Number of Questions

Marks

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Environmental Studies

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Language - 1

30

30

Language - 2

30

30

Total

150

150

Pattern of UTET 2019 Paper 2

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

Language - 1

30

30

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

30

Language - 2

30

30

Mathematics or Science for teachers of Mathematics or Science

Social Science for teachers of Social Science

60

60

Total

150

150

How to Apply for UTET 2019?

The steps to apply for UTET 2019 are explained below. The UTET 2019 application process is done online and candidates can get the form and fill it very easily. Follow the given steps to apply for UTET 2019 exam.

  • Go to the official website of Uttarakhand Board of Secondary Education
  • In the bar titled ‘Notifications’, you will find the link of the UTET 2019 application form
  • It is essential to read all the instructions that are given on the website carefully before applying for UTET 2019
  • Fill in all of your personal details that are asked
  • After the personal information, you will have to fill your academic details carefully
  • Upload copies of the documents that are mentioned and asked for
  • Upload a scanned copy of a passport-sized photograph of yourself
  • Upload a scanned copy of your signature
  • Submit all the details
  • Make the online payment for UTET 2019 application form via net banking or a credit/debit card
  • Take a print out of the application form and keep it for future reference

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UTET 2019 Application Fee

The application fee of UTET 2019 examination is given below. Applicants will be required to pay for the form online at the time of submitting the UTET 2019 application form through net banking or by a debit card or credit card. If the candidate fills the form for both UTET 2019 Paper 1 and Paper 2, he/she is given some relaxation of the fee.

Category

Fee for UTET Paper 1/ Paper 2

Fee for both UTET Paper 1 and 2

General, Other Backward Classes (OBC)

Rs. 600

Rs. 1,000

Scheduled Caste (SC), Physically Challenged (PwD), Scheduled Tribe (ST)

Rs. 300

Rs. 500

For more details about UTET 2019, stay tuned to CollegeDekho and be updated with all notifications.

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