UPTET 2020 Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test
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UPTET 2020 Syllabus

By: Archana on September 13, 2018

UPTET Syllabus includes five subjects as follows - Child Development, Pedagogy, Mathematics, Hindi Language, English and Environmental Studies. Section-wise detailed syllabus is given as below:

Subject Topics
Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Development and its relation with learning
  • Inclusive Education Understanding and attending to children with special needs
  • Learning and Pedagogy
  • Grammar
  • Language
  • Unseen Passage
Environmental Studies
  • Family and Friends
  • Food and Shelter
  • Water and Travel
  • Things we make 
  • EVS Pedagogy and UP Related Question
Social Studies
  • History
  • Social and Political Life
  • Geography and Economics
  • Static GK
  • Social Studies Pedagogy
  • Food and Materials
  • How Things Work
  • Moving People, Things and Ideas
  • Natural Phenomena
  • Resources
  • World of Living
  • Pedagogy of Science
  • Number System and Simplification
  • Ratio and Percentage
  • Time, Speed, Distance and Work
  • Geometry
  • Algebra and Mensuration
  • Mathematics Pedagogy
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Questions

UPTET 2020 Exam Pattern

UPTET Exam Pattern


The UPTET Exam Pattern consists of 2 papers one which is held for the Primary Level and the other for the Secondary Level. The UPTET Exam is held in an offline mode with about 150 Multiple Choice Questions. The UPTET Exam Pattern highlights for Paper 1 and Paper 2 are as follows:


  • Paper 1 of UPTET is for candidates who want to become a teacher for students belonging to Grades 1 to 5.
  • The duration of UPTET Paper 1 is for 150 minutes.
  • Every question carries 1 mark and there is n negative marking.
  • Paper-1 has 5 sections - (Child Development, Learning and Pedagogy, Languages 1&2, Maths and EVS).
  • Every Section has 30 questions.
  • Every question has about 4 options to choose from.


  • UPTET Paper 2 is conducted for students belonging to Grades 6 to 8.
  • It consists of 4 sections- Child Development, Learning and Pedagogy, 1st Language and 2nd  Language) carry 30 questions each.
  • Maths/Social Studies carry 60 Questions.
  • Every Question in UPTET Paper 2 carries 1 mark.
  • Every question has 4 answer choices.

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