To be eligible for UPTET 2023, candidates must meet the specified criteria. UPTET Paper 1 is for the recruitment of teachers for classes 1 to 5. The following are the educational qualifications required to appear for UPTET Paper 1:
- Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with minimum 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.).
- Senior Secondary with minimum 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4 years Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.).
- Senior Secondary with minimum 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 2 years Diploma in Education (Special Education).
UPTET Paper 2 is for the recruitment of teachers for classes 6 to 8. The following are the educational qualifications required to appear for UPTET Paper 2:
- Graduation and passed or appearing in the final year of 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.).
- Graduation with a minimum of 50% marks and passing or appearing in 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.).
- Graduation with at least 45% marks and passing or appearing in 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).
- Senior Secondary with minimum 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4 years B.El.Ed.
In addition to the educational qualifications, candidates must also fulfil the following age criteria:
Minimum age: 18 years
Maximum age: 35 years (relaxation in age is applicable as per government rules)
UPTET exam application fees
The application fee for UPTET 2023 is INR 600 for General/ OBC and EWS category and Rs 400 for SC/ ST and Rs 100 for PWD candidates. Candidates must keep scanned copies of passport size photograph and signature ready before filling the form.
The application fee can be paid online through a debit card, credit card, or net banking. The application fee is non-refundable.
Here are the details of the application fee for UPTET 2023:
The exam for both Paper I and Paper II is expected to be conducted offline, tentatively in August or September 2023. The examination will consist of 150 multiple-choice questions, and candidates will have a time duration of 2½ hours to complete the test.
It is important for applicants to note that the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) will administer the UPTET in all 75 districts across the state. Aspiring teachers are encouraged to stay updated with the official website and prepare diligently to secure their eligibility for teaching positions in Uttar Pradesh.
Step-by-Step Guide: How to Apply Online for UPTET 2023
Visit the official website: Go to the official website of Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board at http://updeled.gov.in/ to access the online application portal.
Read the notification: Carefully go through the UPTET 2023 notification to understand the eligibility criteria, exam details, and important dates.
Registration: Click on the registration link provided on the website and create an account by providing the required details such as name, contact information, and email address. Generate login credentials for future use.
Fill in the application form: Log in to your account using the credentials and fill in the UPTET application form with accurate personal, educational, and other requested information. Upload scanned copies of necessary documents as per the specified format.
Pay the application fee: Proceed to the payment section and pay the required application fee through the available online payment options, such as credit/debit card or net banking. Retain the payment receipt for future reference.
Submit the application: After completing the form and fee payment, review all the entered information. If everything is accurate, submit the application. Take a printout of the confirmation page or save it as a PDF for future reference.
Note: It is important to keep track of important dates, such as the last date to apply and any updates or notifications regarding the UPTET 2023 application process. Regularly check the official website for any further instructions or changes in the application procedure.