What After Qualifying UPTET 2022?

By Karishma Singh|Updated : April 8th, 2022

What After Qualifying UPTET 2022: The UPTET 2022 Result has been declared. Now after qualifying for the UPTET 2022 Exam one question that arises a thousand times and keeps knocking our heads is “What to do after UPTET 2022” or “What are the opportunities after UPTET Exam”. To answer these questions, BYJU'S Exam Prep guides you to swim through the lake of doubts and helps you to choose opportunities matched with your skill and talent.

UPTET stands for Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test. UPTET is the minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for an appointment as a teacher for classes from 1st to 8th. The essential qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in any school are that he/she should pass the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) which will be conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Government.

UPTET is mandatory to qualify to become a teacher in private and government schools in Uttar Pradesh. After qualifying UPTET candidates can apply to any private school, government-aided school, and even can apply in Private Institutes.

Below are the UPTET important pointers that a candidate should be aware of:

  • UPTET exam process is open, fair, and transparent.
  • UPTET qualifying is purely on merit, capability, and sincere preparation through authentic Text Books.
  • Only the UPTET-qualified candidates are awarded the UPTET Certificate which is necessary to be shown at the time of appointment.

Nature of UPTET Exam

The UPTET is a state-level admission exam that serves as a recruiting method for those interested in teaching at the elementary or junior high school level. Every year, the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) sends out these notifications for teacher recruitment in schools. The nature of the UPTET exam has been outlined below:

1. UPTET consists of two papers, i.e. Paper 1 is for primary classes & Paper 2 is for secondary classes.
2. UPTET is mandatory to appear for regular and contractual teacher vacancies.
3. UPTET is 150 marks and consists of 150 questions.
4. There is no negative marking in the UPTET.
5. The level of questions asked in UPTET is moderate to high level.
6. Candidates need to score at least 60% to qualify for the UPTET.
7. After qualifying Candidates are awarded a UPTET certificate which is valid for a lifetime.

Benefits of the UPTET Certificate

  • UPTET certificate is the minimum eligibility for an Uttar Pradesh teaching job, it is like a bonus to your job profile.
  • After the UPTET certificate, candidates can apply for all Uttar Pradesh Teaching recruitment like Super TET, UP Lt Grade, UP TGT/PGT recruitment, etc.
  • Without a UPTET certificate, candidates cannot apply for the UP Government teaching jobs.
  • Many State Private Schools or institutes only give preference to the UPTET qualified candidates' teacher recruitment.

What After UPTET?

After qualifying for the UPTET exam, a candidate has a plethora of options. This exam is a fantastic choice for a candidate who is interested in pursuing a teaching career. After qualifying for the UPTET exam, the certificate will be distributed by the UPPEB through the District Education and Training Institutes in each district. Also, UPTET qualified candidates will be eligible to appear for many exams. A list of some important teacher recruitment exams is listed below:

  • Super TET
  • UP Lt Grade
  • Uttar Pradesh state government teacher jobs (TGT/PGT)
  • Private schools

1. Super TET: Candidates who qualify for the UPTET Paper 1 can apply for the Super TET recruitment exam which is also held by the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB). Super TET is for the recruitment of Assistant Teachers at the Primary level in the government schools in Uttar Pradesh. It is expected that this year the UPBEB will release around 17000 vacancies for the post of assistant primary teachers. This is the golden opportunity for UPTET 2022 qualified candidates.

Note: Candidates who qualified for the CTET Paper 1 can also apply for the Super TET Examination.

2. UP Lt Grade: UP Lt Grade which is also known as Uttar Pradesh Licentiates Teacher Grade conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC). It is for the post of Teacher for those candidates who are eligible and interested to join the teaching sector. In this recruitment process, the selection is made only on the merit-based marks obtained by the candidates in the written examination. During the last recruitment process in 2018, the UPPSC had filled around 10,768 vacancies for the Lt grade posts. In this year’s recruitment,  the candidates who have successfully passed their UPTET Paper-2 can apply for the post.

3. Uttar Pradesh State government Teacher Jobs (TGT/PGT): Candidates who wish to become teachers as a Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT) or Post Graduate Teacher (PGT) can look into this examination. The recruitment process of TGT or PGT is conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Service Selection Board (UPSESSB). In the previous year, approximately 15000 vacancies for the post of TGT and PGT were released and filled by the board. The board will soon release the UP TGT/PGT vacancies on its official website. The candidates have to appear for a written test and an interview to get appointed for the post of TGT and PGT.

4. Private Schools: Qualifying for the UPTET Exam to open the doors to several prestigious PSUs (Public Sector Undertaking) for qualified candidates. Candidates can give interviews to the private schools of Uttar Pradesh. The selection will be through the academic qualification and interview round.

UPTET Cut-Off Marks

Candidates must pass the UPTET cut-off to be considered for teaching jobs in Uttar Pradesh. The qualifying mark for General candidates is 90, while the qualifying mark for other candidates is 82. The Board will also post the district-by-district UPTET cutoffs and results on its official website. Notably, to pass this exam, you must pass both the overall and district-specific UPTET cutoffs. UPTET exam is 150 marks and includes 5 sections in it.

Serial No.CategoryCut-Off
1General90 marks 
2Other82 marks

The Validity Period of the UPTET qualifying certificate for appointment will be life from the date of declaration of its result for all categories. We hope you find the above article to be beneficial.

Finally, we concluded that UPTET has huge career scope in Uttar Pradesh. The UPTET qualified aspirants should get started with their further preparation for the massive recruitments examination coming this year. So, take the UPTET exam seriously and work harder to achieve your goal.

Related Important Links:

UPTET Result

UPTET Exam Date 2022

UPTET Application Form 2022

UPTET Eligibility

UPTET Exam Pattern

UPTET Syllabus

UP TET Best Books

UPTET Question Papers


UPTET Admit Card

UPTET सर्टिफ़िकेट् 2022

UPTET Exam Center

UPTET Answer Key


UPTET Exam Analysis Paper 2

UPTET 2022 उत्तर कुंजी

UP TET Exam 2022 Last-Minute Tips

UPTET Exam Analysis Paper 1


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  •  Candidates can apply to CBSE-affiliated schools and government schools in Uttar Pradesh State. Candidates can also apply for the Uttar Pradesh government teaching recruitment examination.

  • Yes, candidates can get a job as a teacher in government schools of Uttar Pradesh. Candidates who wish to become government teachers in Uttar Pradesh can apply for the various teaching recruitment process like

    • Super TET
    • Lt Grade
    • UP TGT and PGT
  • It is upon the administration of private schools to decide on the requirement of UPTET. Many Private Schools have made UPTET compulsory as eligibility criteria.

  • The UPTET certificate is not valid for all States. The UPTET certificate is valid only in Uttar Pradesh state, However, other States of India conduct their own TET exam.

  • Yes, UPTET is compulsory for TGT teachers only. UP PGTs teacher does not require UPTET Certificate to apply for PGT vacancies.

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