UP TGT PGT Preparation 2022: Tips & Tricks to Crack the Exam

By Komal|Updated : June 14th, 2022

UP TGT PGT Tips & Tricks 2022: U.P Secondary Education Service Selection will be conducting the UP PGT TGT exam soon. UP TGT & PGT is the state-level teacher exam conducted for the recruitment of Trained Graduate Teachers and Post Graduate Teachers. A total of 4,163 vacancies are out for Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT) and Post Graduate Teacher (PGT) for the male and female categories for various subjects i.e. Political Science, Physical Education, Geography, Hindi, History, and Sanskrit. We are sharing important UP TGT PGT preparation strategies, tips, and tricks to crack the UP TGT PGT exams.

UP TGT & PGT 2022: Important Tips and Tricks

Before beginning the UP TGT PGT preparation it is necessary to have complete knowledge of the syllabus of UP TGT PGT in depth. After having in-depth knowledge of the UP TGT PGT Syllabus next step is it manage time effectively. This is the sole decision of the candidate on how many hours they want to devote from the daily route whether they want to study early morning or late at night.
Aspirants should treat the previous year's question papers, quizzes, and mock tests as the keystone to crack the UP TGT PGT Exam. It is advisable to prepare short notes on every topic i.e. handwritten notes. As it is observed that candidates who prefer self-made notes crack exams with a higher percentage. Aspirants should arrange books well in advance to be studied during preparation mode before beginning the UP TGT PGT preparation.

1. Follow a Proper Timetable

  • Candidates must adhere to a proper timetable as the mode of exam is above average. 
  • Time Table should be prepared to keep in view the strengths and weaknesses related to subject knowledge.
  • Time table should be flexible to cover the entire syllabus before examination or in one go.
  • It should be designed according to the nature of the subjects i.e. Mathematics requires more time to practice. 

2. Practice Mock Tests

  • Mock tests are the best and the most effective way to know one's UP TGT PGT preparation level.
  • They are very helpful in increasing speed and accuracy.
  • Mocks help you to give a clear picture of the exam patterns and the type of questions asked.
  • The mock tests must be given in exam like environment with no disturbance.
  • All mock tests must be taken in one go.
  • After completion of the UP TGT Mock Test, it is very important to analyze your mistakes. 

3. Analyze Previous Year Question Papers

  • Previous year question exam papers must be attempted to strengthen one’s UP TGT PGT preparation.
  • They help know the actual nature of the exam.
  • One should thoroughly go through the UP TGT PGT Previous Year Question paper since some questions get repeated.
  • They help you in knowing the level of questions asked.

4. Work on Time Management

  • In the exam we have less than a minute for each question, so the UP TGT PGT preparation must be such that we do not waste much time on a single question.
  • A mock test must be taken in the exam environment.
  • Solve questions from your strong areas first and then move to the difficult parts.

5. Take the Help of Video Lectures

  • Online video lectures of BYJU'S Exam Prep will help you in revising all important topics.
  • Short video lectures also help in last-minute UP TGT PGT preparation and make your understanding better.

6. Focus on Weak Areas

  • As we are aware of our know Strengths, Opportunity, Weakness, and Threats (SWOT) so prepare your strategy accordingly.
  • Try to make a list of topics that you classify as easy and as difficult, and spend time on them accordingly.

7. Practice Quizzes

  • Regularly practicing quizzes on each topic the subject boost morale and confidence.
  • Quizzes are to be solved before the time duration to build speed and command over the subjects.

8.  Relax and Stay Focused

  • Candidates should mentally prepare themselves before beginning the exam as it is not at all an easy process.
  • Have a positive mental outlook as one gets easily disheartened as the syllabus is vast.
  • Focus on your UP TGT PGT preparation only don't take part in any activity that can distract from the goal.
  • Stay happy and motivated and had a balanced diet.


Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill.



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  • The selection process for (UP TGT PGT) includes a Written Exam and Interview. On the basis of the Written Exam and Interview, a merit list is prepared.

  • The official website for UP TGT PGT is http://www.upsessb.org/

  • The time allocated for the UP TGT PGT exam is 2 hours (120 minutes).

  • The English Language is also a very scoring subject for UP TGT PGT exams. The examiner mainly wants to test the applicant’s English knowledge and how he performs in the English Language because this subject tests your vocabulary skills and communication skills, also because English is spoken globally and everyone must be perfect in the basic knowledge of English.

  • Here are some tips that you should follow while preparing for the UP TGT PGT exam and maintain a time tracker during your bank exam preparation:

    • Candidates must prepare themself for the exam for the section which they want to attempt first.
    • It would help if you did not spend too much time on a question that you either don’t know or are unsure of.
    • Candidates should frequently practice test series and mock papers so that they can check how much time they need to finish the exam paper.
    • Attempt the questions in which you are strong and require less time to solve.

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