Last Date of Online Application of Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test extended

The last date of online Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UP TET 2018) has been extended till October 7, 2018, from October 4, 2018. The aspiring candidates who wish to apply for the UP TET 2018 can register and submit their online application through the official website of the UP Basic Education Board, upbasiceduboard.gov.in. The registration process commenced on September 17, and the examination is scheduled to be conducted on November 4. The examination will be conducted in two shifts. In the morning shift will start at 10.00 AM and end by 12.30 PM, while the post-lunch shift will start at 2.30 PM and stop at 5.00 PM.

The UPBEB is conducting UP TET 2018 with the aim of selecting aspiring teachers in the state of UP, and by the test, the aspirants will qualify for teaching jobs in the state at Primary (Class I to Class V) and Upper Primary (Class VI to Class VIII).

Qualifying Criteria

The general candidates who secure 60 marks in UP TET 2018 would be considered to have qualified the test, whereas reserved category students who obtain 55% aggregate marks would be eligible the state level teacher eligibility test and they will be given the eligibility certificate.

UPTET 2018 Eligibility

  • Candidates should be citizens of India to apply for UPTET exam
  • Aspirants from Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet can also apply for the state level teacher eligibility test
  • There is no fixed number of times that candidates can apply for UPTET exam.
  • There are different eligibility criteria for UPTET Paper I as well as UPTET Paper II

UPTET 2018 Eligibility Criteria for Primary Teachers (Class I to Class V)

Candidates need to fulfil the eligibility criteria to be able to appear for UPTET 2018 Paper I:

  • Should have secured a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised university or college affiliated to University Grants Commission
  • Should have passed the National Teacher Education Parishad from the recognised educational institution
  • Should have done BTCT from the institute recognised by the National Teacher Education Council Uttar Pradesh
  • Should have completed the two-year Diploma in the education from the Indian Rehabilitation Parishad
  • Should have cleared Graduation in B.Tech. from a recognised University which is affiliated to UGC or Uttar Pradesh Rashtriya Teacher Education Office
  • Graduates from the armed force who have completed the final year of 4-year primary education with minimum 50% aggregate marks are also eligible for the Teacher Eligibility Test for Class I-V.
  • Should have graduated from the University or college affiliated to UGC and completed the training in BTC Urdu from Uttar Pradesh
  • For Urdu Teachers: Candidates should have completed their graduation or those who are Moa’llim-e-Urdu degree holders from Aligarh Muslim University before August 11, 1997.

UPTET 2018 Eligibility Criteria for Upper Primary Teachers (Class VI to Class VIII)

Candidates need to fulfil the following eligibility criteria to be able to appear for UPTET 2018 Paper II:

  • Should have scored a minimum of 50% marks in the intermediate examination
  • Should have completed their graduation or candidates who are currently studying in the second year of BTC in an institute affiliated to NCTE are also eligible to apply
  • Should have completed their graduation/ post-graduation with a minimum of 50% marks or should have passed or are currently studying in 2nd year of BEd in an institute affiliated to NCTE.
  • Should have completed their graduation/ post-graduation with a minimum of 50% marks or should have passed or are currently studying in 2nd year of LT in an institute affiliated to NCTE.
  • Should have completed their graduation/ post-graduation with a minimum of 50% marks or should have passed or are currently studying in 2nd year of BEd (specialisation) in an institute affiliated to RCI.
  • Should have secured 50% marks in intermediate and those candidates who are currently studying in the final year or have passed B.Ed. are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who are currently studying in the final year or have passed BScEd/ BElED are also eligible to apply.

Age Limit

  • Candidates who want to apply for UPTET exam need to be between 18 years to 35 years of age.

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