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UPTET 2023: Official Notification (Out Soon), Exam Date, Application Form, Exam Pattern Syllabus, Cutoff

Updated By Subhashri Roy on 07 Aug, 2023 13:26

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About UPTET 2023

UPTET 2023: Uttar Pradesh Education Service Selection Commission (UPESSC) is likely to release the UPTET 2023 official notification in August 2023. The registration process for the UPTET exam 2023 will begin after the release of the official notification. Based on the previous year's date analysis, UPTET 2023 exam will be conducted in August or September, tentatively. UPTET 2023 Application Form will be released on the official website -

UPTET exam is divided into two parts: Paper I and Paper II. Paper I is for the candidates who want to become government teachers for Classes 1 to 5 (Primary Schools) while Paper II is for the candidates who aspire to teach Classes 6 to 8 (Junior) in government schools of Uttar Pradesh. Based on the UPTET Exam Pattern 2023, candidates will have to solve 150 questions in the time duration of 2.5 hours (150 minutes). One mark will be rewarded for each question whereas there will be no negative marking in this entrance exam.

UPTET (Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test) is a state-level eligibility test conducted, once a year, by the Uttar Pradesh Pareeksha Niyamak Pradhandhikari, to select credible candidates who can be teachers in the upgrowing primary government education sector in Uttar Pradesh. As per the latest tweet shared from the official handle of CM Uttar Pradesh, new exam-conducting body named " Uttar Pradesh Education Service Selection Commission (UPESSC)" is being formed to conduct UPTET 2023. Candidates who clear UPTET shall be eligible to teach Classes 1 to 5 (Primary Schools) and Classes 6 to 8 (Junior) in government schools as well as government-aided schools across Uttar Pradesh. However, UPTET does not guarantee a position as a teacher in government schools across the state, and the candidates will have to clear a recruitment exam conducted by the UP government for filling up the vacancies in government as well as aided schools across the state.

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What is UPTET?

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) is a qualification test to get eligible to become a teacher in the governmental as well as aided schools in Uttar Pradesh. From this year onwards, UPTET will be conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Education Service Selection Commission (UPESSC). This examination is conducted once a year, to shortlist the eligible candidates for the post of primary (Classes 1 to 5) and Junior school teachers (Classes 6 to 8) in the state.

UPTET is divided into two parts: Paper I and Paper II. The candidates who want to become government teachers for Classes 1 to 5 (Primary Schools) must qualify for Paper I while the candidates who want to teach Classes 6 to 8 (Junior) in government schools of Uttar Pradesh have to pass Paper II.  After qualifying UPTET, a candidate has to appear for the recruitment test for particular governmental schools, conducted by the UP government, to finally become a teacher.

UPTET 2023 Highlights

The UPTET 2023 examination highlights are given below:

Name of the examUttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET)
UPTET 2023 Official Notification to be released June 2023 (Tentative)
UPTET 2023 Conducting Body Uttar Pradesh Education Service Selection Commission (UPESSC)
UPTET 2023 Exam levelState Level
UPTET 2023 Official
Periodicity of UPTET examOnce a year
Positions OfferedPrimary and Junior level teachers
UPTET 2023 Exam DateAugust/ September 2023 (Tentative)
Educational QualificationGraduate degree in Education with 50%
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExaminationOffline 

UPTET 2023 Important Dates

All the important events and the corresponding dates related to UPTET 2023 are provided below. Though the dates are tentative as per the previous year's analysis since no official dates have been declared by the UP Government, candidates can refer to the table given below to get a general idea about the dates of UPTET 2023 so that they can prepare well in advance.

EventDate (Tentative)
Release of Official Notification for UPTET 2023August 2023 
Online Application Form Submission for UPTET 2023 Start DateAugust 2023 
Online Application Form Submission Closing Date for UPTET 2023August 2023
Last Date to Pay UPTET Application FeeAugust/September 2023
Confirmation of UPTET 2023 Exam CentresAugust/September 2023 
UPTET 2023 Admit Card Release DateAugust 2023 
UPTET 2023 Exam DateAugust/September 2023
UPTET 2023 Answer Key Release DateSeptember 2023 
Last Date to File Objections on UPTET 2023 Answer KeySeptember 2023 
UPTET 2023 Final Answer KeySeptember/October 2023 
UPTET 2023 Results Announcement DateNovember 2023 

UPTET 2023 Conducting Body

Earlier, the Department of Basic Education (DBE), Uttar Pradesh used to conduct UPTET exams every year. As per the latest information shared by the CM of Uttar Pradesh, a new exam-conducting body is being formed for UPTET 2023. The new team "Uttar Pradesh Education Service Selection Commission (UPESSC)" will be conducting UPTET 2023 on behalf of Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB).

UPTET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Given below are the general eligibility criteria which have to be fulfilled by the candidates to appear for UPTET 2023 exam. As mentioned, UPTET 2023 is being conducted in two parts i.e. Paper I and Paper II. These two papers are subject to individual eligibility conditions. Candidates can read this article completely to understand the contrast between the eligibility criteria of the two papers.

Following are the three essential eligibility criteria for UPTET 2023 exam,

  • Nationality: Applicant should be a citizen of India/Nepal/Tibet/Bhutan. Eligible candidates who reside outside of Uttar Pradesh can also apply for UPTET 2023. This means that possessing the UP Domicile is not a necessary condition to appear for UPTET 2023 exam.
  • Age Limit: The age limit as prescribed for UPTET 2023 is 18-35 years. The range of age to appear for the UPTET 2023 is 18 years to 35 years, whereas candidates aged more than 35 years cannot apply for the examination. 
  • Educational Qualification: Applicant must possess a UGC-recognized bachelor’s degree in Education (B.Ed, D.Ed, BTC, etc.) with at least 50% marks.

UPTET 2023 Application Form Details

UPTET 2023 application form will be released in online mode on the official website Candidates must fill out the application form in the online mode only. It is important for the candidates to fill in all the important information in the application form along with the required documents. 

UPTET 2023 Online Application process will be open for about a month. Candidates are advised to understand the Application form-filling process and apply for UPTET 2023 well before the last date to avoid any last-minute chaos.

UPTET 2023 Application Fees

UPTET 2023 Paper-I & Paper-II exam fees for the individual papers as well as for both papers are mentioned below:

CategoryFee for single paperFee for both the papers
Specially abled candidates (PwD)₹100₹200

Note: Candidates must note that the application form will not be released in any other mode.

UPTET 2023 Admit Card

The UPTET 2023 admit card will be released 10 days prior to the scheduled exam date. The UPTET 2023 admit card will only be released for the candidates who have successfully registered for the UPTET 2023 exam after paying the requisite fee. All such candidates can download their e-admit card by logging in to the official website, followed by entering their registration ID and password. The concerned authority also sends the admit card to the registered email ID of the candidate. The admit card for UPTET 2023 Paper-I & Paper-II will be issued separately. For more details related to admit card, read UPTET Admit Card 2023.

UPTET 2023 Exam Centers

Candidates must check out the below-mentioned table to know the names of Exam Districts for UPTET 2023 all across Uttar Pradesh. 

UPTET 2023 Exam districts
Agra Kanpur Nagar Raebarely Mirzapur Sultanpur 
Hathras Kanpur Dehat Sitapur Sonbhadra Barabanki 
Aligarh Kannauj Hardoi Sant Ravidas Nagar (Bhadohi) Gonda 
MathuraFarrukhabad Lakhimpur Kheri Azamgarh Balrampur 
Firozabad AuraiyaPrayagraj MauBahraich
MainpuriEtawah Kaushambi Ballia Shravasti 
EtahMeerut Fatehpur GorakhpurChitrakoot 
BareillyBaghpat Pratapgarh MaharajganjBanda 
Badayiu Ghaziabad Jhansi Deoria Mahoba 
Shahjahanpur Gautam Buddha Nagar Lalitpur KushinagarHamirpur
PillibheetBulandseharJalaunBasti Amethi 
Muradabad  MuzzafarnagarVaranasiSant Kabeer NagarKasganj
Amroha SaharanpurChandauli Siddhartha Nagar Shamli 
 Rampur Lucknow Jaunpur Ayodhya (Faizabad) Hapur (Panchsheel Nagar)  
Bijnor UnnaoGhazipurAmbedkar NagarSambhal (Bheem Nagar) 

Read UPTET 2023 Exam Centers List (PDF) to check the district-wise names of UPTET exam centres 2023 along with their codes.

UPTET 2023 Exam Syllabus

As already mentioned, UPTET 2023 is divided into Paper I & Paper II, and UPTET Syllabus 2023 will be different for both papers. The Paper I & II syllabus of UPTET 2023 is elaborated below, and the candidates can also download the PDF of the syllabus here. To ace the UPTET exam 2023, the candidates must focus on B.Ed syllabus and relevant syllabus of Class 1 to 8. 

The subject-wise UPTET syllabus for 2023 can be checked below: -

Name of Subject


Child Development & Pedagogy

  • The concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • The concept of Inclusive education
  • Understanding children with special needs, Learning, and Pedagogy

Environmental Studies

  • Family and Friends
  • EVS Pedagogy & UP Related Question
  • Food & Shelter
  • Things We Make and Do
  • Water & Travel

Social Studies

  • History
  • Social Studies Pedagogy
  • Geography
  • UP Related Question
  • Social & Political life
  • Economics & Static GK


  • Food & Materials
  • Pedagogy of Science
  • How things work
  • The World of the Living
  • Moving Things People and Ideas
  • Natural Phenomena & Resources


  • Number System & Simplification
  • Pedagogy of Mathematics
  • Percentage & Ratio
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Question
  • Time, Work, Speed & Distance
  • Profit & Loss
  • Algebra & Mensuration
  • Average
  • Geometry

Language Knowledge

  • Grammar and Language Pedagogy
  • Unseen Passage

Check Out:

UPTET 2023 Paper I Syllabus PDF

UPTET 2023 Paper II Syllabus PDF

If the candidates have any doubts regarding the UPTET syllabus, post your question on the CollegeDekho QnA Zone.

UPTET 2023 Exam Pattern

UPTET 2023 examination is conducted bilingually i.e. in English and Hindi. The candidates must note that the exam pattern for Paper I & II is completely different. Candidates can check all the details pertaining to the exam pattern for both papers of UPTET 2023 in this article.

UPTET 2023 Paper I Pattern (Primary Teachers)

The pattern for Paper I of UPTET 2023 is as follows - 

UPTET Paper I Exam Duration & Time

2 Hours 30 Minutes (150 Minutes)

10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Total Number of Questions and Marks

150 Questions

150 Marks (1 Mark for Each Question

Child Development and Pedagogy

30 Questions

30 Marks

Language I (Hindi)

30 Questions

30 Marks

Language II (English/ Urdu/ Sanskrit)

30 Questions

30 Marks


30 Questions

30 Marks

Environmental Studies

30 Questions

30 Marks

Negative Marking

No Negative Marks

No Negative Marks

UPTET 2023 Paper II Pattern (Upper Primary Teachers)

The Paper-II pattern for UPTET 2023 is as follows -

UPTET Paper-II Exam Duration & Time

2 Hours 30 Minutes (150 Minutes)

2:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Total Number of Questions and Marks

150 Questions

150 Marks (1 Mark for Each Question

Child Development and Pedagogy

30 Questions

30 Marks

Language I (Hindi)

30 Questions

30 Marks

Language II (English/ Urdu/ Sanskrit)

30 Questions

30 Marks

Mathematics/ Science/ Social Studies (subject chosen by candidate)

60 Questions

60 Marks

Negative Marking

No Negative Marks

No Negative Marks

If you are looking for UPTET 2023 exam pattern details in the Hindi language, please click on the link below -

UPTET Exam Pattern Details in Hindi

UPTET 2023 Paper Analysis

UPTET 2023 exam is likely to be conducted in August/September 2023. As the candidates come out of their examination centre, we make our sincere efforts to communicate with them about the level of questions and bring before you the UPTET Question Paper Analysis. The UPTET 2023 Paper 1 Question Papers for different sets will be updated below after the exam concludes. 

UPTET 2022-23 Paper 1 Question Paper Analysis

UPTET 2022-2023 Paper 2 Question Paper  Analysis

UPTET Previous Year Question Paper Analysis Highlights

As per the student's reaction, the major highlights for UPTET 2023 Paper 1 question paper highlights are listed below:

  • The overall difficulty level of the paper was easy to moderate. There were not many tricky questions in the exam.
  • The Mathematics paper was of an easy to moderate level. Questions were asked from simplification, days in a week, triangles, etc.
  • Some questions in Mathematics were repeated from last year.
  • The CDP paper was very easy. There were more direct questions and fewer theory questions in CDP.
  • EVS section was easy to moderate. There were some repeated questions in Environmental Studies including the National Anthem question.
  • The language papers (Hindi & English) were also very easy. The passage was not lengthy. There were grammar-based questions in the language paper.

UPTET Previous Year Paper 1 Question Paper Analysis

Given below is the detailed analysis of UPTET 2023-24 Paper 1. The below analysis of Paper 1 is completely based on student & expert feedback:



Overall Difficulty Level

Easy to Moderate

Difficulty Level of Child Development & Pedagogy


Difficulty Level of Hindi


Difficulty Level of English (Language 2)


Difficulty Level of Mathematics

Easy to Moderate

Difficulty Level of Environmental Studies

Easy to Moderate

Total No. of Difficult Questions


Total No. of Easy Questions


Expected Average No. of Good Attempts


Expected No. of Very Good Attempts


Also Check: CTET 2023 Paper Analysis

UPTET 2023 Preparation Tips

UPTET is becoming one of the most enticed state examination. This is because of the high number of vacancies and the high salary which a teacher gets after being posted under the UP government. This alluring element has also raised the bar of competition. However, UPTET is not a difficult exam to crack. Correct knowledge of the UPTET 2023 syllabus and access to the relevant study material can help a candidate to ace the examination. Adhering to this fact and preparing a solid proof strategy should be the prime motive of a UPTET 2023 aspirant. In order to help the candidates with the preparation strategy for UPTET 2023, we have drawn out some tips and tricks that will help the candidates to score higher marks in the exam.

Read the UPTET 2023 Preparation Strategy and Study Plansection to get a detailed view of the preparation strategy.

UPTET Previous Year Question Papers

To get a comprehensive idea about the previous year UPTET exam (2022-23), it would be better to get insights into the previous year's question papers of UPTET. Given below are the set-wise previous year's question papers of UPTET 2022. The candidates can click on each of the links to download the question Papers in PDF.

Set Code

Question Paper PDF


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Click Here to Download Paper 1 of UPTET

UPTET 2023 Best Books

UPTET 2023 exam tests knowledge in various subjects. One needs to study smartly from a verified source to clear the UPTET 2023 exam. The list of the best books corresponding to the subjects is given in the table below:

UPTET SubjectsUPTET Best Books
Child Development and Pedagogy
  • UPTET Child Development and Pedagogy by Kiran Prakshan
  • A Complete Resource for CTET Child Development and Pedagogy by Sandeep Kumar
  • Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal
  • CTET Central Teachers Eligibility Test CBSE Syllabus Teachers for Mathematics by Anita Babita Kumari
English Language
  • English Language by Geeta Saini
  • Study Package for CTET by Mcgraw Hill Education
Hindi Language
  • Hindi Bhasha by Diamond Power Learning
  • Hindi Language by Arihant Publication
Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Studies by Wiley Publications
  • CTET & TETs Environmental Studies & Pedagogy by Arihant Publication
  • Teacher Eligibility Test Environmental Studies by Dr. Shyam Anand
Social Studies
  • Social Studies by Disha Publications
  • 15 Practice Sets CTET Central Teacher Eligibility Test Paper-II Social Studies/Science Teacher Selection for Class VI-VIII by Arihant Publications
  • UPTET vigyan Paper II book by Aggrawal prakashan
  • Science for UPTET by Arihant publication

UPTET Result 2023

UPTET result 2023 will be released on the official website UPBEB releases the UPTET result about two months after releasing the answer keys. The result for both the paper: I & II will be released on the same day. The candidates can check their results online by entering their credentials on the result page. Candidates who successfully pass the UPTET 2023 exam would be issued an eligibility certificate which would be valid for a lifetime.

Check: UPTET 2023 Result

UPTET 2023 Cutoff

UPTET 2023 Cutoff signifies the minimum passing marks a candidate need to secure in order to be declared as pass. UPESSC will release the UPTET 2023 cutoff after the declaration of the UPTET result 2023.

Factors determining the UPTET cutoff 2023  are mentioned below.

  • Difficulty level of the examination,
  • Total number of candidates appearing in the examination, and
  • Total number of candidates to be taken.

UPTET 2023 Answer Keys

UPBEB will release the official answer keys of UPTET 2023 around 45 days after the exam is conducted, on the official website. The candidates can check the answer keys and evaluate their raw scores on the basis of the marking scheme of UPTET 2023. The candidates will also be given the right to challenge the answer key for UPTET 2023. The window for the same will be active after a week of the answer key release date. UPTECH 2023 Final Answer Key will be in the month of October 2023, followed by the release of UPTET result 2023. 

UPTET 2023 Selection Process

As stated earlier, UPTET 2023 is just an eligibility test. Mere qualifying for this test does not guarantee you a job. Candidates who pass UPTET 2023 examination would be issued an eligibility certificate. They would be required to give a recruitment exam when there are vacancies open for a government school or a government-aided school in Uttar Pradesh.

Validity of UPTET 2023 Certificate

Earlier, the validity of the UPTET certificate was 5 years, but as per the information laid down by the NCTE, the UPTET eligibility certificate is now valid for a lifetime, once issued.

What follows after Qualifying UPTET 2023?

UP government releases teacher recruitment notification based on the number of vacancies available in schools across Uttar Pradesh. UPTET eligibility is mandatory for candidates who wish to appear for the Teacher Recruitment Exam of Uttar Pradesh.

Also Read: UPTET Selection Process 2023

UPTET Salary

The base UPTET salary for 2022 is Rs. 9300-34800 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/- supplied for primary teachers and Rs. 9300-34800 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4600/- provided for upper primary teachers, in accordance with the pay band and grade up provided by the 7th Pay Commission. The sole difference in the in-hand salary between rural and urban school districts is the house-rent allowance.

UPTET Teacher Salary Structure

Salary DetailSalary Structure -Primary TeacherSalary Structure – Upper Primary Teacher
Pay ScaleRs. 9300 to 35400Rs. 9300 to 44900
Grade PayRs 4200Rs 4600
Pay Scale  (as per 7th pay commission)Rs. 9300-34800 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/-Entry Scale: Rs. 9300-34800 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4600/-
House Rent Allowances (HRA)Rs 3240Rs 4110
Dearness Allowances (DA)12% of basic pay12% of basic pay
Total Salary (approx)Rs.37000 (approx.)Rs 40000 to Rs 45000

What After UPTET 2023 Exam?

  • Those candidates who have qualified UPTET exam have various kinds of opportunities which they can follow in order to get a teaching job in a government-run school in Uttar Pradesh state. 
  • There are three recruitment processes which will take place after the UPTET exam: Super TET (UP Assistant Teacher), UP LT Grade, and UP TGT and PGT recruitment exams.
  • Those candidates who have qualified Level 1 and Level 2 for UPTET can go further for the Super TET(UP Assistant Teacher) post. The number of vacancies for this post will be soon released by the consulted authorities.
  • UP TGT PGT vacancies will be soon released by the authorities. In order to clear the test, candidates have to appear for a written test and an interview round. Those candidates who will clear both the rounds will then be recruited in UP TGT PGT vacancies.
  • Those candidates who have successfully passed the UPTET Level 2 paper can then further apply for UP LT grade post. In order to clear the exam, candidates have to give a written exam along with an interview round and a document verification round.

Important Dates

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FAQs about UPTET

Why is UPTET conducted?

UPTET is conducted to test the eligibility of students who want to teach classes 1 to 8 in Uttar Pradesh schools.

Can candidates from any state apply for UPTET?

No, only the candidates who belong to UP state are eligible to apply for UPTET.

What is the minimum eligibility to apply for UPTET?

In order to apply for UPTET, the candidates will have to fulfill the following eligibility requirement:

For Primary:

  • The candidates must have passed Class 12th with a minimum of 50% of marks.
  • The candidates must have passed D.Ed after Class `12th  with a minimum of 45% of marks.
  • Candidates who have passed B.EI.Ed ate also eligible for the Paper I exam
  • Candidates who have passed B.Ed with a minimum of 50% of marks are also eligible
  • Candidates who are pursuing final-year D.Ed or B.Ed or B.El.Ed course are also eligible
  • Candidates who have completed the Master’s degree and B.Ed/ D.Ed/ B.EI.Ed are also eligible to apply

For Upper Primary

  • The candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% of marks.
  • The candidates must have passed B.Ed after Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 45% of marks
  • The candidates who have passed Master’s degree along with B.Ed are also eligible to apply for UPTET Paper II

What is the validity period of UPTET Certificate?

UPTET certificate has a lifetime validity period as per the latest notification. This is applicable for all the categories.

How many times can I take UPTET?

Candidates willing to sit for UPTET can apply for the entrance exam an unlimited number of times as long as they are meeting the prescribed eligibility criteria.

What is the maximum marks for UPTET?

The maximum marks for UPTET is 150.

What is the minimum qualifying marks for UPTET?

The minimum qualifying marks for UPTET is 60% for General and 55% for reserved category candidates.

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