UPTET 2018 Syllabus

UPTET 2018 Syllabus

UPTET 2018 Notification is released on 18th  September 2018. UPTET (Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test ) is conducted by UPBEB (Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board) for recruitment of Primary and Upper Primary Level teachers in various schools of Uttar Pradesh.

UPTET 2018 Notification is released on the official website . The official notification of Uptet exam 2018 is released in September 2018. All the aspirants who are eligible to apply and want to appear in this examination are suggested to fill UPTET Application Form 2018 for the examination, after the release of an online form. Earlier the UPTET was being conducted twice every year, but as per the latest notification, it will be conducted once every year from now onwards. UPBEB organizes UPTET for recruiting Primary and Middle school teachers in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Candidates should secure at least 60% marks to qualify the exam. This means that out of 150 marks, one must score 90 marks to qualify the exam.

UPTET 2018 Important Links


Objective Description
 Name of the Department UPBEB (Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board)
 Name of the Examination Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test  (UPTET)
Official Website https://upbasiceduboard.gov.in
 Application Mode Online
 Registration Started 18-09-2018
 Exam Date 18 November 2018
 Result Declared on

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Structure Of UPTET

There will be two papers of UPTET.
(i) Paper I will be for a person who wants to be a teacher for classes I to V.
(ii) Paper II will be for a person who wants to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII

UPTET 2018 Syllabus :

The syllabus is one of the primary aspects to gain better score in the UPTET exam. By the National TET Syllabus and exam pattern, You can easily crack the UPTET examination. Download and check the Central Board of Secondary Education, Central TET syllabus. UPTET exam is very important, thus you can check out the complete syllabus of UPTET 2018 exam from here.

Child Development and Pedagogy

I. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Questions

a) Child Development (Primary School Child) 

  •  The concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of the development of children
  • Influence of Heredity & Environment
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  • Language & Thought
  • Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on the diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
  • The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning;
  • School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

b) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs 

c) Learning and Pedagogy 

II. Language I

a) Language Comprehension 15 Questions

Reading unseen passages – two passages one prose or drama and one poem with questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)

b) Pedagogy of Language Development 15 Questions

III. Language – II 30 Questions

a) Comprehension

Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with question on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability

b) Pedagogy of Language Development 

IV Mathematics 30 Questions

a) Content

  • Geometry
  • Shapes & Spatial Understanding
  • Solids around Us
  • Numbers
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Measurement
  • Weight
  • Time
  • Volume
  • Data Handling
  • Patterns
  • Money
  • Pedagogical Issues

V. Environmental Studies 30 Questions

i. Family and Friends:
1.1 Relationships
1.2 Work and Play
1.3 Animals
1.4 Plants
ii. Food
iii. Shelter
iv. Water
v. Travel
vi. Things We Make and Do

vii Pedagogical Issues

UPTET 2018 Level 1 Exam Pattern

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Child Development and Pedagogy 30 MCQs 30
Language I (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30
Language II (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30
Mathematics 30 MCQs 30
Environmental Studies 30 MCQs 30
Total 150 MCQs 150

UPTET 2018 Level 2 Exam Pattern

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy(compulsory 30 MCQs 30
Language I (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30
Language I (compulsory) 30 MCQs 30
Mathematics and Science
(for Mathematics and Science teacher)orSocial Studies/Social Science
(for Social Studies/Social Science teacher)
60 MCQ 60
Total 150 MCQs 150

UPTET Exam Validity:

The Validity Period of UPTET qualifying certificate for appointment will be 5 years from the date of declaration of its result for all categories.

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