UPTET 2020 Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test
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UPTET 2020 Eligibility

By: Archana on September 12, 2018

UPTET Qualification Required for Primary Teachers (Class 1 to 5):

  • Candidate must have scored at least 50% marks in 10+2 (Intermediate).
  • Candidates should have a graduation degree or should be studying in the final year Basic Training Certificate (BTC) from an institute affiliated to NCTE, or
  • Candidates with a graduate degree or should be enrolled in the final year of D.Ed. (Specialization) in any institution affiliated to RCI, or
  • Candidate completed graduation degree or candidate studying in the 2nd year of BTC (Urdu) or already completed from NCTE affiliated institute, or
  • The candidate who has completed their graduation degree or those who currently enrolled in final year/completed Diploma in Teaching from Aligarh Muslim University, or
  • For Teaching Urdu, the candidate who have completed their graduation or those who are Moa'llim-e-Urdu degree holders from Aligarh Muslim University before August 11, 1997, are eligible.  Also,
  • Candidates who are currently enrolled in the final year of B.EL.ED can also apply.

UPTET Qualification Required for Secondary Teachers (Class 6 to 8)

  • Candidate must have scored a minimum of 50% marks in 10+2 (intermediate examination) or equivalent CGPA.
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation degree or those who at present are studying in the 2nd year of BTC in an institute affiliated to NCTE, or
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation or post-graduation degree with an aggregate of 50% marks or those who have passed or currently enrolled in 2nd year of B.Ed. in any institution affiliated to NCTE, or
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation or post-graduation with the minimum of 50% marks or those who have passed/currently studying in 2nd year of L.T. in an institute affiliated to NCTE are eligible. Also,
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation or post-graduation with the minimum of 50% marks or those who have passed or currently studying in 2nd year of B.Ed. (Specialization) in an institute affiliated to RCI, or
  • Candidates who have scored 50% marks in 10+2 and are currently studying in the final year or passed B.Ed. programme. Also,
  • Candidates who are currently enrolled in the final year or passed B.S.C.Ed., or
  • Candidates who are currently enrolled in the final year or passed B.EL.ED.

Age limit to apply for UPTET:

As per the guidelines of government, UPBEB has mandated certain age limit to apply for the UPTET, the age of the candidate applying for UPTET in that academic year is must be in between 18 to 35 Years. Candidates who belong to reserved categories (SC/ST) and candidates applying through physically disabled category have given age relaxation.

Age limit relaxation to apply for UPTET:

Category

Age

General

18-35 Years

OBC

18-38 Years

SC/ST

18-40 Years

PH

18-45 Years

UPTET is held for recruiting teachers across Grades 1-5 and Grades 1-8. Candidates would be required to fulfill the following to in order to be eligible and apply for the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test. The UPTET Eligibility Criteria is mentioned as below:

Particulars Eligibility conditions
Primary
  • Bachelor degree with minimum 50% from a recognized university and 2 years Diploma from NCTE/Rehabilitation Council of India OR
  • Bachelor degree and 2 years BTC, CT (Nursery)/Nursery Teacher Training (NTT) OR
  • Bachelor degree and qualified in Special BTC Training Program OR
  • Bachelor Degree with 2 years and BCT Urdu Special Training in UP OR
  • Bachelor Degree and Diploma in Teaching from Aligarh Muslim University (Urdu Teacher) or Moallim E Urdu Degree before 11-08-1997
Upper Primary
  • Bachelor Degree & BTC from NCTE approved Institute OR
  • Bachelor's degree with a 50% and B.ed /B.ed Special Education from Rehabilitation Council of India OR
  • Intermediate (10+2) with minimum 50% and a 4 year BA/B.Sc.ED/B.A.Ed from NCTE/UGC recognized institute OR
  • Intermediate (10+2) with minimum 50% and a 4 year Degree (B.El.Ed) in Primary Education OR
  • Bachelor Degree with minimum 45% and B.Ed Degree
Sanskrit and English for Grades 1-5
  • Bachelor's degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject AND
  • BCT from NCTE (National Council for Teacher Education) accepted Institute OR
  • Diploma (D.Ed) 2 year from NCTE/ Rehabilitation Council of India accepted Institute OR
  • 2 year CT (Nursery)/Nursery Teacher Training from NCTE recognized Institute
Sanskrit and English for Upper Primary
  • Bachelor Degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject and BTC /CT Nursery from an NCTE recognized Institute OR
  • Bachelor Degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject and minimum of 50%, B.ed or B.ed special degree from NCTE recognized Institute OR
  • Bachelor Degree with Sanskrit/English as the main subject and minimum of 45% marks and a B.ed degree
Urdu teacher in Primary Section
  • Bachelor/PG Degree with Urdu as the main subject from a recognized University OR
  • BTC from NCTE Recognized Institute in UP OR
  • BCT (2 years) in Urdu in UP OR
  • Moallim-E-Urdu Degree Holder before 11-08-1997
Urdu teacher in Higher Primary Section
  • Bachelor/PG Degree with Urdu as the main subject from a recognized University OR
  • BTC from NCTE Recognized Institute in UP OR
  • B.Ed/Special B.Ed degree from NCTE/RCI approved Institute
  • BCT (2 years) in Urdu in UP OR
  • Moallim-E-Urdu Degree Holder before 11-08-1997
  • Diploma in teaching from Aligarh Muslim University

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