UPTET Preparation Tips 2021: Important Tips & Strategy to Crack

By Ashish|Updated : December 7th, 2021

UPTET 2021 Preparation Tips & Strategy to Crack: Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) is conducted by Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Department, Uttar Pradesh. UPTET includes Paper 1 & 2, candidates need to qualify these papers to obtain a qualifying certificate. Afterwards, candidates become eligible to apply for recruitment vacancies that arise in the state. Candidates can visit the official website to know the latest updates related to UPTET: https://updeled.gov.in.

UPTET Details:

  • Paper 1 is for primary teachers (Classes I to V)
  • Paper 2 is for secondary teachers (Classes VI TO VIII)
  • UPTET includes 150 questions in the Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) form.

 How to Prepare for UPTET 2021?

1. Know UPTET Exam Pattern 2021:

  • The UPTET Exam is of 150 Minutes, with 150 questions carrying a total of 150 marks. It will conduct through Offline Mode.
  • The question paper will consist of objective type questions & there are a total of 5 sections in the exam and each section have 30 questions
  • There is no Negative Marking In the UPTET exam.

Note: Mathematics and Science for Maths and Science teachers (Science Background students). Social Science is for Social Science teachers (Arts Background students).

Also check, UPTET Study Material 2021

2. Completely follow the UPTET syllabus:

  • UPTET Syllabus is different for paper-I & Paper-II, During your preparation, try to cover the UPTET Complete Exam syllabus.
  • UPTET Paper - I include Child Development & Pedagogy, Hindi, Urdu or, Sanskrit or English, EVS, Mathematics.
  • UPTET Paper - 2 includes Child Development & Pedagogy, Hindi, Urdu or, Sanskrit or English, Social Studies, Mathematics & Science.
  • The question paper shall be Bilingual (Hindi/English).
  • Language - 1 is fixed and 3 Language options are available on the UPTET notification for Language - 2, Candidate can choose any language from the given 3 languages (Urdu, Sanskrit, English) in the notification.
  • There are many subjects included in the syllabus, you must make a particular study plan to prepare every topic of the syllabus.

Click here for UPTET Paper - I & II Detail Syllabus

3. Focus on your weak areas:

  • You have to identify the area in which you are weak and require special enhancement in that area. 
  • Try to read & learn all basic concepts & start practice on your weak area.
  • In your strong area, you don't need to learn the basic concept only need to practice the questions.
  • Practice UPTET's previous year's question paper to understand your weak points.

4. Read effective books for UPTET: 

  • Prepare at least one Important textbook for each subject in the UPTET Exam syllabus.
  • You can Read from UP Board Books from Class 3rd to 8th.
  • You can also prefer any one book from Disha or Upkar Publication for UPTET exam Preparation.  
  • You can refer to the best books from the given link. Best Book for UPTET Exam - Check Here

5. Learn basic concepts and practice quizzes: 

  • Initially, focus on the basic concepts of each important topic especially in child development & pedagogy.
  • Try to solve Each subject quiz regularly and improve accuracy and performance in each test.
  • Must attempt two UPTET test series in one week & analyze your score of each subject.

6. Make the habit of preparing short notes: 

  • Once you start your preparation, try to prepare short notes for all important topics in each subject.
  • These short notes will help you to revise the entire preparation in the last movement of the exam.
  • Try to highlight the important points in your short notes which will help in your revision.

7. Revise all concepts and theories before the exam: 

  • After the preparation of the complete syllabus, try to revise the all-important topic weekly.
  • Try to remembers the concept, important theories, and formulas during the revision.
  • don't learn the question try to learn the basic concept of the question. 

8. UPTET qualifying marks:

  • Try to attempt all 150 questions because there is no negative marking in the UPTET exam.
  • For general category need 90 out of 150 marks to qualify for the UPTET exam.
  • There is no sectional cutoff so don't be afraid of any subject.

We wish all the Candidates Best of Luck! for UPTET 2021.


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Ashish is a management professional with more than 4 years of experience as Mentor in Education sector. Currently working as Community Manager of Teaching exams category at Gradeup. He helps to provide quality content and solves the doubt of aspirants preparing for the exams. His email address is ashish@gradeup.co.
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Gulab SinghNov 30, 2019

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What syllabus is same of UPTET & CTET in paper 1 & paper 2 ?

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  • There is no Negative Marking In the UPTET exam.

  • UPTET involves two papers:-

    1. Paper 1 is for Primary Classes.
    2. Paper 2 is for Secondary Classes.
  • UPTET Paper 1 & 2 includes 150 questions .

  • UPTET Paper - I include:

    1. Child Development & Pedagogy,
    2. Hindi, Urdu or, Sanskrit
    3. English,
    4. EVS,
    5. Mathematics.

  • UPTET Paper - 2 includes:

    1. Child Development & Pedagogy,
    2. Hindi, Urdu or, Sanskrit,
    3. English,
    4. Social Studies,
    5. Mathematics & Science.

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