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Not sure how to prepare for UPTET? Here’s your Way out!


This article is for you if you want to achieve the best UPTET Results but not sure how to do it. UPTET is a state-level test conducted every year for recruitment of upper primary and primary-level teachers in various schools under the UP government. Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board is the conducting body of the exam. UPTET is expected to be conducted in November. This exam is a gateway for all the candidates who want a career in the field of teaching. The candidates who’ll qualify the exam will be issued a certificate of eligibility which will remain valid till 5 years.

The exam conducting authority has not announced the date of release of UPTET Admit Cards but candidates should keep in mind that only a few months are left for preparation. Candidates should not panic as this exam can be easily cracked with the right guidance and strategy. You can easily be exam-ready in two months if you follow an organized time-table. We will be discussing important tips and strategies to prepare for UPTET.

1.  Understand UPTET Exam Pattern & Syllabus 

The first and foremost thing to do before starting preparation for any exam is to understand the exam pattern and syllabus of the exam. This will also help you in understanding the allocation of marks among the topics.

The UPTET Exam is conducted in two levels in offline mode:

  • The Level-I is conducted for Primary Teachers(Class I-V).
  • The Level-II is conducted for TGT(Class VI-VIII).

The pattern for both the exams is the same but the syllabus is different. Both the exams will include 150 questions and 2.5 hours will be allotted to the candidates to solve the paper. None of the exams involves negative marking. However, there are qualifying marks for both the exams i.e.,

  • General Category: Candidates need to score a minimum of 60% marks.
  • SC/ST/OBC: Candidates require a minimum of 55% marks to qualify the exam.

2.  Plan in Advance & Accordingly

After carefully analysing the syllabus and exam pattern, prepare a timetable and systematically devote time to each topic. Next step is sticking to the timetable. The UPTET Exam involves an overwhelming syllabus but staying committed is required in this scenario.

3.  Practice

Practice more and more questions. Practice is necessary to get exposure to all kinds of questions asked in the exam. It will also boost your confidence to a great extent. Practice is of utmost importance to minimize errors in the exam. Also, keep in mind that you can master certain subjects like Maths, Reasoning, Grammar, etc. through practice only.

4.  Solve Previous Year Papers 

Solving previous year questions is very important. It will boost your scores immensely. By solving previous year papers you’ll get to know the trends that exam follows. It is also a great way of evaluating your performance and preparation for the exam. You’ll also get to learn about your weaknesses. Attempting previous year papers will also enhance your time-management skills and problem-solving speed.

5.  Prepare Notes 

Prepare notes systematically for all the important topics. These notes will come very handy during the revision of the entire syllabus. Preparing notes will save you a lot of time just before the exams.

6.  Choose Right Books 

Only trust the relevant sources for your preparation. Choose books that are the best and easy to understand. Reliable and relevant study material can make all the difference, so choose wisely.

Candidates are advised to stay positive and determined. You can easily crack the exam by following the tips discussed above. We encourage you to start preparing without losing any more time.