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  • Written by Harshitha A
  • Last Modified on 14-02-2023
  • Written by Harshitha A
  • Last Modified on 14-02-2023

About UPTET Paper 2 Exam 2023

About Exam

The Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) conducts the Uttar Pradesh Teaching Eligibility Test (UPTET). It is a state-level eligibility test conducted to determine candidates’ eligibility to be a teacher at various Government and Government-aided schools throughout the state. Through the exam, candidates can become primary teachers (Classes 1 to 5) and upper primary teachers (Classes 6 to 8).

As per the latest news, UPBEB will release the official notification for UPTET 2023 in February 2023. Candidates interested in applying for the exam can fill out their applications online at updeled.gov.in. Furthermore, aspirants can appy online for Paper 1 or Paper 2 or both papers. Candidates can further scroll down to know more about UPTET Paper 2.

UPTET Paper 2 Exam Summary 2023

Let us have an overview of the UPTET 2023 exam before getting into other details:

Particulars Details
Name of the Exam Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test
Commonly Known as UPTET
Conducting Body Exam Regulatory Authority, UP on behalf of Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board
Frequency Once in a Year
Level State Level
Mode of Exam Offline
Application Mode Online
Purpose Recruitment of aspirants as teachers in schools of UP
Papers Paper 1 (Classes 1 to 5)
Paper 2 (Classes 6 to 8)
Official Website updeled.gov.in

UPTET Paper 2 Latest Update 2023


Aspirants can check all the latest updates related to the UPTET Paper 2 exam below:

  • As per the latest news, UPBEB will release the official notification for UPTET 2023 in February 2023.

UPTET Notification 2023

Exam Pattern

UPBEB will release the official UPTET notification PDF at updeled.gov.in. The official notification includes all the important details of the exam including the registration process, eligibility criteria, important dates, exam pattern, syllabus and others. As the notification for 2023 is yet to published, candidates can check last year’s notification below:

UPTET Paper 2 Important Dates 2023

Exam Syllabus

Candidates can check out the important dates related to UPTET 2023 from the table given below:

Events Date
UPTET Notification Release Date February 2023 (Tentative)
Starting Date of Online Application To Be Announced
Last Date of Online Application To Be Announced
Last Date of Submission of Application Fee To Be Announced
Admit Card Release Date To Be Announced
UPTET Paper 2 Exam Date To Be Announced
Declaration of Result Date To Be Announced

UPTET Paper 2 Job Profile & Salary

Study Plan to Maximise Score

The job description of a teacher in Upper Primary Level involves:

  • The role of an upper primary level teacher is to help students develop their interest in their studies and other co-curricular activities.
  • Teachers need to teach or educate students and that should be as per the guidelines. Teachers should help students to finish their syllabus on time, i.e. much before the exam, so that there is ample time for revision before the exam.
  • Teachers need to assign homework to students and evaluate their performance.
  • They have to conduct tests and correct those test papers.
  • They have to guide students on how to improve their weak points.
  • Teachers need to maintain the attendance of students.
  • Teachers have to attend staff meetings and help in the overall development of the students.

Promotions of UPTET Qualified Teachers

Aspirants can check the career growth for a UPTET teacher below:

  • Senior Teacher (Primary School)
  • Head Master (Primary School)
  • Senior Teacher (Upper Primary School)
  • Principal (Upper Primary School)

Salary Structure

A full structure of PayScale, Grade Pay, and Benefits & Allowances is shown in the table below:

Salary Details Amount
Pay Scale (As per the 7th Commission) INR 9,300-44,900
Grade Pay INR 4,600
Dearness Allowance 17% of Basic Pay
House Rent Allowance INR 1,340
Total Gross Salary (Approximate) INR 55,000

UPTET Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria 2023

Previous Year Analysis

Candidates interested in becoming primary and upper primary teachers in Uttar Pradesh should check and confirm their eligibility before applying for the exam. UPTET eligibility criteria include a variety of criteria and conditions such as education, age limit, and various other parameters that a candidate must meet before applying for the UPTET exam.

Age Criteria

Candidates who belong to the general category (UR) should be more than or equal to 18 years and less than 35 years of age. There is age relaxation for reserved categories which is shown below:

Category Age
UR 18-35 Years
OBC 18-38 Years
SC/ST 18-40 Years
PH 18-45 Years


Candidates should meet the following nationality criteria:

  • The candidate should be a citizen of India.
  • Candidates who belong to Nepal/ Bhutan /Tibet are also eligible to apply.

Domicile: For appearing in the UPTET Paper-II, a domicile certificate of Uttar Pradesh is needed. So, the residents of Uttar Pradesh are eligible to take the UPTET 2023 Paper-II exam. For the domicile, candidates should have passed their 12th grade in Uttar Pradesh. Or, candidates who are permanent residents of Uttar Pradesh are eligible.

Education Qualification

For the UPTET Paper 2 exam, the following educational requirements are needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree & B.T.C from a National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) approved institute, OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks & B.Ed/ B.Ed Special Education from Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), OR
  • Intermediate (10+2) with minimum 50% marks & 4 year B.A/ B.S.C.Ed/ B.Ed from N.C.T.E./ U.G.C recognised institute, OR
  • Intermediate (10+2) with minimum 50% marks & 4 year Degree (B.El.Ed) in Primary Education, OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 45% & B.Ed degree

Number of Attempts

There is no such limit to the number of attempts for the UPTET 2023 Exam. Candidates within the age limit can apply multiple times (if eligible).

UPTET Paper 2 Application Form 2023

The UPTET 2023 application form will be released after the issue of the notification. The application form will be available online on the official website. Candidates need to keep a valid mobile number, email id, passport-size photograph, signature, and other essential documents while applying for UPTET.

1st Step: Registration

  • The official website of the exam conducting authority-http://updeled.gov.in/should be visited.
  • Then the UPTET registration button should be clicked on.
  • The registration button should be selected.
  • All the instructions should be read carefully and the declaration should be ticked.
  • Then the ‘apply here’ button should be clicked on.
  • All details such as name, date of birth, mother’s name, father’s name, and email id should be filled in properly to register for the exam. 
  • Then the declaration at the bottom of the page should be clicked on.

A number will be generated on successful registration.

2nd Step: Verification

  • The registration number is to be entered which is on the next page to get an OTP via SMS or mail. 
  • This way the verification will get completed.

3rd Step: Fill Application Form

  • All academic and exam details need to be given.
  • The exam centre should be selected according to the preference.
  • The ‘submit’ button should be clicked on after filling the application form.

4th Step: Pay Application Fee

An application fee of INR 600 needs to be paid for UPTET Paper 2 on the payment window. The fee for SC/ST and PwD candidates is INR 400 and INR 200, respectively.

Category Paper 1 or Paper 2 Paper 1 and Paper 2
General/ EWS/ OBC INR 600 INR 1200
SC/ ST INR 400 INR 800
PWD INR 100 INR 200

5th Step: Documents

A scanned photograph and signature are to be uploaded as per the specifications by the authority.

UPTET Paper 2 Exam Centre 2023

Candidates need to choose the UPTET exam centres while filling out the UPTET application form. Candidates can check out the exam centre districts or cities from the table given below:

Agra (01)

Bulandshahar (26)

Ballia (51)

Hathras (02)

Muzzafarnagar (27)

Gorakhpur (52)

Aligarh (03)

Saharanpur (28)

Maharajganj (53)

Mathura (04)

Lucknow (29)

Deoria (54)

Firozabad (05)

Unnao (30)

Kushinagar (55)

Mainpuri (06)

Raebareilly (31)

Basti (56)

Eta (07)

Sitapur (32)

Sant Kabeer Nagar (57)

Bareilly (08)

Hardoi (33)

Siddhartha Nagar (58)

Badayiu (09)

Lakhimpur Kheri (34)

Ayodhya (Faizabad) (59)

Shahjahanpur (10)

Prayagraj (35)

Ambedkar Nagar (60)

Pillibheet (11)

Kaushambi (36)

Sultanpur (61)

Muradabad (12)

Fatehpur (37)

Barabanki (62)

Amroha (13)

Pratapgarh (38)

Gonda (63)

Rampur (14)

Jhansi (39)

Balrampur (64)

Bijnor (15)

Lalitpur (40)

Bahraich (65)

Kanpur Nagar (16)

Jalaun (41)

Shravasti (66)

Kanpur Dehat (17)

Varanasi (42)

Chitrakoot (67)

Kannauj (18)

Chandauli (43)

Banda (68)

Farrukhabad (19)

Jaunpur (44)

Mahoba (69)

Auraiya (20)

Ghazipur (45)

Hamirpur (70)

Etawah (21)

Mirzapur (46)

Amethi (71)

Meerut (22)

Sonbhadra (47)

Kasganj (72)

Baghpat (23)

Sant Ravidas Nagar (Bhadohi) (48)

Shamli (73)

Ghaziabad (24)

Azamgarh (49)

Hapur (Panchsheel Nagar) (74)

Gautam Buddha Nagar (25)

Mau (50)

Sambhal (Bheem Nagar) (75)

UPTET Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2023

Topper List Success Stories

The UPTET Paper 2 question paper consists of 150 objective-type questions (MCQs). One mark will be awarded for every correct answer. Furthermore, there is no negative marking for wrong answers. The duration of the exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes. Candidates can check the UPTET Paper 2 exam pattern from the table below:

Subjects Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30 Marks
Language-I (Hindi) 30 30 Marks
Language-II (English/Urdu/Sanskrit) 30 30 Marks
Science and Mathematics (or) Social Science 60 60 Marks
Total 150 150 Marks

UPTET Paper 2 Syllabus 2023

Exam counselling

The UPTET Syllabus is released along with its official website by Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board. The syllabus for UPTET Paper 1 and Paper 2 will contain a list of subjects and topics from which questions will be asked in the teacher eligibility test. Candidates can check out the detailed UPTET Syllabus.

UPTET Paper 2 Preparation Tips 2023

Exam talks

Here are some preparation tips that aspirants can adopt to score well:

  • Candidates need to work out their own strategy that works better for them.
  • They should make a study plan and stick to it for preparation.
  • Cover all the topics thoroughly.
  • Aspirants should solve 10 years papers to score well in the UPTET Paper 2 exam.
  • Time management should be kept in mind while studying/revising.
  • Practice previous papers as much as possible to have a proper and thorough understanding of the topics of the syllabus.
  • Take a sufficient number of mock tests. Mock tests are one of the best ways to check how your preparation level is going on.

UPTET Paper 2 Admit Card 2023

About Exam

UPBEB will issue the UPTET Paper 2 admit card ten days prior to the exam day. The officials release the admit card online on the official website. It is essential for candidates to carry the UPTET admit card to the exam centre. Following are the steps to download the UPTET Paper 2 hall ticket 2023:

  • Visit the official site of UPTET
  • Now click on the admit card link.
  • Fill in the registration number and password.
  • UPTET admit card will appear on the computer screen.
  • Download and take a printout of UPTET admit card for future reference

UPTET Paper 2 Answer Key 2023

About Exam

The UPTET answer key will be made available about a month after the exam day on the official website of UPBEB. Candidates can calculate their approximate marks with the correct responses released by the Board. The window for raising objections will be activated, allowing candidates to challenge the released questions or answers.

UPTET Paper 2 Result 2023

Eligibility Criteria

The Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board will release the UPTET Paper 2 result online on its official website. Candidates have to enter their registration number and captcha code to check the result. Candidates who clear the UPTET exam and will be issued the eligibility certificate which is valid for a lifetime.

UPTET Paper 2 Cut-off 2023

Admit Card

UPBEB releases the UPTET cut-off along with the result. The cut-off is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates must obtain to clear the exam. The cut-off will be determined on the basis of the difficulty level of the exam, the number of applicants who appeared, performance of candidates, and other factors.

Expected UPTET Paper 2 Cut-off

Candidates can check out the expected cut-off for the UPTET exam from the table below:

Category Qualifying Percentage Qualifying Cut-off Marks(Out of 150 Marks)
General/ EWS 60% 90
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 55% 82.5
Scheduled Caste (SC) 55% 82.5
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 55% 82.5

FAQs on UPTET Paper 2 2023

Exam Answer key

Following are the frequently asked questions and their answers related to UPTET Paper 2: 

Q: What is the UPTET exam?

Ans: The Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) is an eligibility exam conducted to determine the eligibility of candidates as Classes 1 to 8 teachers in schools of Uttar Pradesh. 

Q: Is the UPTET exam conducted every year?

Ans: The Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) conducts the UPTET exam every year.

Q: UPTET Paper 2 conducted in online or offline mode?

Ans: The UPTET is conducted in offline mode (pen-and-paper-based test).

Q: In which language is the UPTET Paper 2 conducted?

Ans: The UPTET Paper 2 exam is conducted both in English and Hindi. Candidates can choose the medium of the exam while applying online for the exam.

Q: What is the minimum score that a candidate needs to be qualified for UPTET?

Ans: Candidates scoring 60% or 90/150 marks of the total marks would be considered qualified for UPTET.

Q: What is the validity of the UPTET certificate?

Ans: The eligibility certificate obtained through UPTET is valid for a lifetime.

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