UPTET Syllabus 2021

UPTET Syllabus 2021

ByAshish  |  Updated on: May 19, 2021UPTET 2021 Notification will be released soon at the UPTET 2021 official site - upbasiceduboard.gov.in. Check here the latest updates of UPTET 2021 exam.
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UPTET Exam Pattern 2021

UPTET Syllabus 2021 will be released officially along with the notification for UPTET 2021. UPTET exam is scheduled to be held tentatively in February 2021, however, the final notification is yet to be released along with the important dates. 

  • UPTET Exam consists of two papers: Paper I and Paper II.
  • UPTET Paper I is for the candidates who will be teaching Classes 1 to 5 while Paper 2 is for the ones who will be teaching Classes 6 to 8.
  • However, one can appear for both UPTET Paper I and Paper II.
  • There are five subjects in Paper I while 4 subjects in Paper II. 
  • There are 150 questions in each paper that has to be completed in 150 minutes or 2 Hour 30 Minutes. 
  • No negative marking is there for an incorrect or unanswered response made by you.
  • Here is the UPTET Exam Pattern 2020 for Paper I and Paper II.

UPTET Exam Pattern - Paper 1

Sr. No.SubjectNumber of questionMarksTotal Time
1Child development & Pedagogy3030
150 Minutes
2Language - 1 (Hindi)3030
3Language - 2 (English or Sanskrit or Urdu)3030
4Mathematics 3030
5Environmental Studies 3030
Total150150

UPTET Exam Pattern - Paper 2

Sr. No.SubjectsNumber of QuestionMarksTotal Time
1Child Development & Pedagogy3030
150 Minutes
2Language - 1 (Hindi)3030
3Language - 2 (English or Sanskrit or Urdu)3030
4Science & Mathematics OR Social Science6060
Total 150150

Mathematics and Science paper for Maths and Science teachers (Science Background students) and Social Science for Social Science teachers (Art Background students).

UPTET Syllabus 2021, Download PDF

Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility test includes five subjects Child development, Mathematics, Hindi Language, English Language & Environmental Studies, mathematics. Topic-wise complete detail of the syllabus is given below. You can also download the UP TET Syllabus PDF which is provided below:

UP TET Syllabus 2021 PDF

UPTET Paper 1 Syllabus 2021

UPTET Syllabus for Child Development & Pedagogy

  • Meaning of Child Development
  • Need and Area
  • The domain of Child Development
  • Language development.
  • Factors Influence Child Development
  • The meaning of learning and influencing factors, Effective methods of learning
  • Learning law- The main rules of Thorndike learning Theory and its importance in learning
  • The key principles of learning and their practical usefulness in classroom teaching Thorndike's Trial and Error Theory, Pavlov’s Conditioned-
  • Reflex theory, Skinner's Operant Conditioning Theory of Learning, Kohler insight theory, Piaget theory, Vygotsky's theories, Learning Curve-Meaning and types, Meaning of learning plateau, reason, and Remedies

UPTET Syllabus for Teaching and Learning Disciplines

  • Meaning and purpose of Teaching
  • Communication
  • Teaching principles
  • Teaching Maxims
  • Teaching techniques
  • New Approaches to Teaching
  • Micro-teaching and Teaching Skill

UPTET Syllabus for Inclusive Education Direction and Consultation

  • Meaning of Inclusive education, Identity, type, remedies as Deprived class, language, religion, caste, region, character, gender, physical efficiency (visually impaired / hearing impaired and speech/bone disrupted) mental efficiency
  • Equipment, materials, methods, T.L.M and Ways for inclusion
  • Tools and techniques needed to check the inclusion of inclusive children
  • Special education methods for inclusive children as Braille script etc.
  • Guidance and consulting for inclusive children-Meaning, purpose, types, methods, requirements, and area
  • Department / Institutions supporting the Counselling: Significance of guidance and counseling in childhood learning

UPTET Syllabus for Learning & Teaching

  • How children learn and think
  • How and why child fail to achieve success in school performance
  • The basic process of teaching-learning
  • Learning Strategies for the child
  • Learning as a social activity
  • Social references to learning,
  • Child as a problem solver and a 'scientific investigator'.
  • Alternative concepts of learning in children, understanding children's 'errors' as significant steps in the learning process,
  • Cognition and emotion
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning-Personal and environmental

UPTET Syllabus Hindi Language: हिंदी भाषा

  • अपठित अनुच्छेद
  • हिंदी वर्णमाला  (स्वर, व्यंजन)
  • वर्णों के मेल से मात्रिक तथा अमात्रिक शब्दों की पहचान 
  • वाक्य रचना 
  • हिंदी की सभी ध्वनियों के पारस्परिक अंतर की जानकारी विशेष रूप से – ष, स, ब, व, ढ, ड, क्ष, छ, ण तथा न की ध्वनियाँ 
  • हिंदी भाषा की सभी ध्वनियों, वर्णों अनुस्वार एव चन्द्रबिंदु में अंतर
  • संयुक्ताक्षर एवं अनुनासिक ध्वनियों के प्रयोग से बने शब्द 
  • सभी प्रकार की मात्राएँ 
  • विराम चिह्नों यथा – अल्प विराम, अर्द्धविराम, पूर्णविराम, प्रश्नवाचक, विस्मयबोधक, चिह्नों का प्रयोग 
  • विलोम, समानार्थी, तुकान्त, अतुकान्त, सामान, ध्वनियों वाले शब्द 
  • वचन, लिंग एव काल 
  • प्रत्यय, उपसर्ग, तत्सम तद्भव व देशज, शब्दों की पहचान एव उनमें अंतर 
  • लोकोक्तियाँ एव मुहावरों के अर्थ 
  • सन्धि – (1) स्वर सन्धि – दीर्घ सन्धि, गुण सन्धि, वृद्धि सन्धि, यण सन्धि, अयादि सन्धि (2) व्यंजन सन्धि (3) विसर्ग सन्धि
  • वाच्य, समान एव अंलकार के भेद 
  • कवियों एव लेखकों की रचनाएँ 

भाषा विकास का अध्यापन

  • अधिगम और अर्जन 
  • भाषा अध्यापन के सिद्धांत
  • सुनने और बोलने की भूमिका: भाषा का कार्य तथा बालक इसे किस प्रकार एक उपकरण के रूप में प्रयोग करते है 
  • मौखिक और लिखित रूप में विचारों के संप्रेषण के लिए किसी भाषा के अधिगम में व्याकरण की भूमिका पर निर्णायक संदर्श 
  • एक भिंन कक्षा में भाषा पढाने की चुनौतियाँ भाषा की कठिनाइयाँ त्रुटिया और विकार 
  • भाषा कौशल 
  • भाषा बोधगम्यता और प्रवीणता का मुल्यांकन करना: बोलना, सुनना, पढना, लिखना 
  • अध्यापन – अधिगम सामग्रियां: पाठ्यपुस्तक, मल्टी मीडिया सामग्री, कक्षा का बहुभाषायी संसाधन
  • उपचारात्मक अध्यापन 

UPTET Syllabus for English Language

  • Unseen Passage
  • The sentence (Subject & predicate, kinds of sentences)
  • Parts of speech
    • Noun
    • Pronoun
    • Adverb
    • Adjective
    • Verb
    • Preposition & conjunction
  • Articles
  • Punctuation
  • Word formation
  • Active & passive voice
  • Singular & plural
  • Gender

UPTET Sanskrit Syllabus - संस्कृत भाषा

  • अपठित अनुच्छेद 
  • अपठित अनुच्छेद संज्ञाएँ 
  • अकारान्त (पुल्लिंग, स्त्रीलिंग एवं नपुंसकलिंग)
  • ईकारान्त (स्त्रीलिंग एवं  पुल्लिंग)
  • ऋकारान्त (पुल्लिंग एवं स्त्रीलिंग)
  • घर, परिवार, परिवेश, पशु, पक्षियों, घरेलू, उपयोग की वस्तुओं की संस्कृत नामों से परिचय 
  • सर्वनाम एवं क्रियाएँ 
  • शरीर के प्रमुख अंगों के संस्कृत शब्दों का प्रयोग 
  • अव्यय 
  • संधि – सरल शब्दों की संधि तथा उनका विच्छेद दीर्घ संधि) 
  • संख्याएँ – संस्कृत में संख्याओं का ज्ञान 
  • लिंग, वचन, प्रत्याहार, स्वर के प्रकार, व्यंजन के प्रकार, अनुस्वार एवं अनुनासिक व्यंजन 
  • स्वर व्यंजन एवं विसर्ग संधियाँ, समास, उपसर्ग, पर्यायवाची शब्द, विलोम शब्द, कारक, प्रत्यय एवं वाच्य 
  • कवियों एवं लेखकों की रचनाएँ 

भाषा विकास का अध्यापन

  • अधिगम और अर्जन 
  • भाषा अध्यापन के सिद्धांत 
  • सुनने और बोलने की भूमिका: भाषा का कार्य तथा बालक इसे किस प्रकार एक उपकरण के रूप में प्रयोग करते हैं 
  • मौखिक और लिखित रूप में विचारों के संप्रेषण के लिए किसी भाषा के अधिगम में व्याकरण की भूमिका पर निर्णायक संदर्श 
  • एक भिन्न कक्षा में भाषा पढ़ाने की चुनौतियां; भाषा की कठिनाइयाँ, त्रुटियाँ और विकार 
  • भाषा कौशल |भाषा बोधगम्यता और प्रवीनता का मूल्यांकन करना: बोलना, सुनना, पढ़ना और लिखना 
  • अध्यापन – अधिगम सामग्रियाँ; पाठ्यपुस्तक, मल्टी मीडिया सामग्री कक्षा का बहुभाषायी संसाधन 
  • उपचारात्मक अध्यापन 

UPTET Syllabus for Maths

  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication & division of numbers
  • LCM & HCF
  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication & division of fractions & decimal numbers
  • Unitary method
  • Percentages
  • Profit & loss
  • Simple Interest
  • Geometry
    • Shapes & prism
    • Angles
    • Triangles
    • Circles
  • Money
    • Addition subtraction
  • Units & Measurement
  • The perimeter of triangles & quadrilaterals
  • Calendar
  • Volume
  • Area
  • Time & distance

UPTET Pedagogy Syllabus

  • Nature, concept & working strategies of Mathematics
  • Place of mathematics in the curriculum
  • Language of mathematics
  • Community of Mathematics
  • Problems of Mathematics Teaching
  • Errors
  • Remedial & Diagnostic of Mathematics Teaching

UPTET Syllabus for Environmental Studies

  • Family
  • Food, health, and hygiene
  • Shelter
  • Flora and fauna
  • Our environment
  • Fair & Water
  • Local professions and business
  • Transportation and communication
  • Games and Games Spirit
  • India
    • Rivers
    • Mountains
    • Plateaus
    • Forest
    • Transport
    • Continents or Oceans
  • Our State
    • Rivers
    • Mountains
    • Plateaus
    • Forest
    • Transportation
  • Constitution
  • Administrative system
    • Regional administration
    • Gram Panchayat
    • Nagar Panchayat
    • Zila Panchayat
    • Nagar Palika
    • Nagar Nigam
    • District administration
    • The administrative system of state: managerial, judicial, executive,
  • National Festival, Symbols, Voting system, National Unity
  • Environment
    • Need
    • Importance, and Utility
    • Environmental protection
    • Duties of society towards the environment
    • Planned schemes for environmental protection

EVS Teaching Related Issues

  • Concept and scope of environmental studies
  • Importance of environmental studies & integrated environmental studies
  • Environmental studies and environmental education
  • Learning Principles
  • Concept of Science or social science and their relation
  • Conceptualization of approaches in EVS
  • Project and practical Work
  • Discussion
  • CCE
  • Teaching aids/materials
  • Problems in Evs teaching 

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  • There are two papers for UPTET Exam 2020-21: Paper I and Paper II. UPTET Paper I is for the candidates who will be teaching classes 1 to 5 while Paper II is for the candidates who will be teaching classes 6 to 8. Candidates willing to teach classes 1 to 8 can appear for both the papers.

  • Candidates belonging to General category have to secure at least 60% i.e. 90 out of 150 marks while candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST/PwD/Ex-Servicemen have to get at least 55% i.e. 82.5 out of 150 marks to be eligible to get a certificate.

  • No, there is no negative marking in UPTET Exam for Paper I and Paper II.

  • UPTET Exam is objective in nature, i.e. all the questions are Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

  • Science & Mathematics OR Social Science section of UPTET Paper II carries the maximum weightage. It carries a weightage of 60 marks.

  • There are 5 sections in UPTET Paper I while there ar 4 sections in UPTET Paper II.

  • The questions in UPTET Exam Paper are bilingual, i.e. English and Hindi.

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