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UPTET Salary


UPTET Salary 2022: UPTET (Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test) is a single-tier exam which means candidates will be selected for the post of teacher in Primary and Upper Primary Level schools based on their performance in the written exam. The general pay scale for an Assistant Teacher in Uttar Pradesh during their training period is INR 7300. After the qualified candidates complete their training, they will be promoted to the permanent teacher’s wage scale. However, the UPTET Salary for permanent Primary and Upper Primary teachers ranges between INR 9300 to INR 34800 per month (without the new 7th Pay Commission increment).

The UPTET Notification for the year 2022 will be released soon on the official website. Aspiring candidates must go through all the necessary details regarding the UPTET Salary, Pay Scale, and Allowances.

Latest: UPBEB will soon release the revised exam dates. Check details on UPTET Exam Dates here.

UPTET Salary

The UPTET Salary for Primary Teacher and Upper Primary Teachers varies from place to place depending upon whether or not the location of posting is a rural, metropolitan city, or other big city.

  • The UPTET Pay Band is Rs 9300-34800 with a Grade Pay of Rs 4200.
  • Therefore, the initial basic pay is Rs 9300 + Rs 4200 = Rs 13500.
  • The UP government maintains the salary structure established by the 7th Pay Commission, which recommends pay increments for teachers. As a result, a UPTET teacher’s compensation is revised every year with an additional increment.
  • The increment is available twice a year, in July and January, and candidates can pick either of these periods.
  • Because of the house-rent allowance, the in-hand salary varies from rural to urban.

UPTET Benefits & Allowances

In addition to the UPTET Basic Salary, UPTET qualified teachers are also eligible for the following allowances:

  1. House Rent Allowance (HRA) – depending upon the location of posting. The HRA is lowest in rural areas. It is 20 per cent of the Basic Pay for other cities and 30 per cent of the Basic pay for Metropolitan cities.
  2. Dearness Allowance (DA)
  3. Medical facilities Allowance
  4. Increment (once a year)
  5. Others

Adding all these components with the basic pay gives the total UPTET Salary per month.

UPTET Salary Stipend

During the training period, the pay scale provided to an Assistant teacher during their training period is Rs7300 which will be increased to the pay scale for a permanent teacher after they complete their training period. 

UPTET Salary Structure

A detailed structure of PayScale, Grade Pay, benefits, and allowances are shown in the table below:

Salary DetailsSalary Structure for Primary TeachersSalary Structure for Secondary Teachers
Pay Scale (As per the 7th Commission)INR 9300-35400INR 9300-44900
Grade PayINR 4200INR 4600
Dearness Allowance17% of Basic Pay17% of Basic Pay
House Rent AllowanceINR 1340INR 1340
Total Gross Salary (Approximate)INR 42000INR 55000

UPTET Job Profile

The job of a teacher in Primary and Upper Primary levels involves the following roles and responsibilities:

  1. Helping students develop an interest in studies and other co-curricular activities,
  2. To teach and educate students as per the guidelines and help them finish the syllabus on time,
  3. To assign tasks and homework to students and evaluate their performance,
  4. To conduct tests and correct papers,
  5. To guide them to improve,
  6. Maintain the attendance of students,
  7. Attend staff meetings
  8. Help in the overall development of the students

As you can see, teachers at the Primary and Upper Primary levels play a huge in the life of the students.

UPTET Promotions & Career Growth

UPTET qualified teachers get a great chance of promotion. After their training period, the selected candidates are appointed as Assistant Teachers. From the post of Assistant Teacher in Primary School, the promotions are as under:

Promotions Of UPTET Qualified Teachers
1.       Senior Teacher (Primary School)
2.       Head Master (Primary School)
3.       Senior Teacher (Upper Primary School)
4.       Principal (Upper Primary School)

As you can see, UPTET teacher’s job is highly prestigious and important and it offers decent UPTET Salary and growth opportunities. You should, therefore, take your UPTET preparation seriously. With more than two million candidates preparing for the exam, the only way to secure selection is by creating a smart and rigorous preparation plan.

UPTET Important Dates

As per the UPTET notification, the important dates for UPTET recruitment 2022 are as under:

Online Registration BeginsTo be announced soon
Online Registration Last date To be announced soon
UPTET Admit Card Release To be announced soon
UPTET Exam Date To be announced soon
UPTET Answer Key Release To be announced soon
Declaration of UPTET Result To be announced soon

Go through the UPTET Paper 2, UPTET exam pattern and UPTET syllabus thoroughly. Make sure you finish all the topics in the syllabus with maximum efficiency. Practice a sufficient number of questions and then take UPTET mock tests like you would take the actual exam. Revise your weak sections and topics after every test and improve your score from test to test so that you crack the UPTET exam with a high score.

FAQs on UPTET Salary

Here we have provided some of the frequently asked questions related to the UPTET Pay Scale:

Q: What is the basic salary of a UPTET teacher?

A: The basic salary of a UPTET Primary teacher is Rs 9300 to 35400 and for Upper Primary Teacher is Rs. 9300 to 44900.

Q: What is the basic salary of PGT?

A: PGT Teachers in Uttar Pradesh have been recruited as Level-8 employees with a pay scale of Rs. 47,600 – Rs. 1,51,100 and grade pay of Rs. 4,800.

Q: What is the release date for UPTET 2022 notification?

A: The official notification for UPTET is expected to be released soon.

Q: Will the UPTET exam be conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?

A: The UPTET exam will be conducted offline.

Q: What is the validity period of the UPTET exam?

A: The validity period of the UPTET exam is 5 yrs.

Also, Check-

UPTET ResultUPTET Admit Card
UPTET Syllabus UPTET Cut-off
UPTET Answer KeyUPTET Application Form

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