UPTET Certificate Valid For Lifetime!!

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

UPTET Certificate Validity Extend to Lifetime!! The Yogi government of Uttar Pradesh, taking a big decision for the teacher candidates of the state, has decided to make the validity of the UPTET certificate for a lifetime. UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has approved the proposal to make the UPTET pass certificate valid for a lifetime. This decision of the government regarding teacher recruitment is a big step in that direction. Once the order is issued, the candidates who have qualified once in the examination will not be required to appear for the examination again and again. 

Earlier, the UP TET certificate was valid only for 5 years. If the candidate does not get any recruitment for 5 years, then he had to re-qualify the examination. Recently the Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has made an official announcement to make the TET (CTET & State TET) pass certificate valid for a lifetime.   


The Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) arranges the UPTET exam. This year’s exam has been postponed but the exam will be conducted as soon as the situations become conducive. The main aim of conducting the UP TET exams is to provide a national standard and benchmark of teacher quality in the Selection Process.

Importance of UPTET Certificates:

Some main importance of the UPTET certificate are given below, but before we move further, it is advisable to check the UPTET Eligibility first.

  • According to the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB), a UPTET certificate is the minimum eligibility to get a government teaching job in the Uttar Pradesh State.
  • Many Privates Institute only prefer or give preference to UPTET qualified candidates in recruitment.
  • After clearing UPTET there is an excellent chance of getting the government teacher job.

UPTET Passing Marks and Certificate Validity

The candidates who appeared in UPTET will be issued a marks statement. The Candidates securing 60% and above marks will be issued an eligibility certificate. We are [providing the data for all the categories, reserved and unreserved to give you a clear idea of the cut-off requirements.

Category Qualifying Percentage  UPTET Passing Marks UPTET Certificate Validity 
General  60% 90 out of 150 Lifetime
OBC/SC/ST 55% 82 out of 150

UPTET Certificate Validity

The validity period of UPTET qualifying certificates is now for a lifetime from the date of declaration of result. There is no restriction on the number of attempts and a UPTET qualified person also can appear again and again in the exam for improving his/her score. The candidate who qualifies for the test are eligible to apply for the UP teacher jobs and are allowed to sit in any recruitment exam in a valid period of time that is seven years. If a candidate fails to procure any job then he/ she will have to reattempt and UPTET and qualify to extend for seven more years. 


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