UPTET Eligibility Criteria 2021, Qualification, Age – Check Here Category Wise Eligibility

UPTETThe UPTET is popularly known as Uttar Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test and the conducting authority of UPTET test in Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board The UPTET Examination is organized to provide job to the candidates for primary (Class I to Class V) as well as secondary school (Class VI to Class VII) teachers in the Uttar Pradesh.

Those applicants want to become the teacher in the various schools of Uttar Pradesh State, they can apply here as per their Eligibility Criteria.

From this content, applicants will get detailed information on the Uttar Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test (UPTET) in which includes UPTET Eligibility.

UPTET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have to check their eligibility criteria before filling the application form and the eligibility criteria details mentioned below.

UPTET Eligibility Criteria: Primary Teachers (Class I-V)

  • Degree with Minimum 50% from U.G.C. recognized or law established university/ SC/ ST/ OBC/ PH/ Freedom Fighters will be given for 05% in Degree & 02 years Diploma (D.Ed) from N.C.T.E/ Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). OR
  • Degree with 02 years B.T.C., C.T. (Nursery)/ Nursery Teacher Training (NTT) (02 years) from Established by Law and U.G.C. recognized university. Eligible Candidates can OR
  • Degree with qualify in Special B.T.C. Training from Established by Law and U.G.C. recognized university. OR
  • Degree with 02 years B.T.C. Urdu Special Training in Uttar Pradesh from Established by Law and U.G.C. recognized university. OR
  • 04 years Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.). 

UPTET Eligibility Criteria: Upper Primary Teachers (Class VI-VIII)

  • Degree with B.T.C. from Established by Law and U.G.C. recognized university & National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) OR
  • Degree with 50% from Established by Law and U.G.C. recognized institution/ Degree (B.Ed)/ B.Ed Special Education from Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). OR
  • Intermediate with 50% & 04 years B.A/ B.Sc.Ed/ B.A.Ed from recognized by N.C.T.E./ U.G.C. OR
  • Intermediate with a minimum of 50% & 04 years of Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed). OR
  • Degree with a minimum of 45% from Established by Law and U.G.C. recognized institution (SC/ ST/ OBC/ PH/ Freedom Fighter candidates will be given for 05%) & B.Ed. 

UPTET Eligibility Criteria– Age limit

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

Number of Attempts

  • There is no fixed number of attempts in UPTET.


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

UPTET 2021 Eligibility Certificate

  • Candidates who score 60% (90/150 marks) of the total marks would be considered qualified for UPTET Recruitment.
  • However, the reserved category candidates are required to score only 55% marks (82/150 marks) to qualify.
  • Candidates who possess a Diploma from NCTE/RCI will be given preference.
  • Candidates who qualify for the exam would be getting the UPTET eligibility certificate. 
  • It is valid for 5 years.
  • Eligibility Certificate can be taken from the district education board by providing a copy of the UPTET Admit Card and Photo Identity Card.
  • Candidates who want to acquire a second copy of the UPTET Eligibility Certificate can avail by paying fees of INR 300 through DD (Demand Draft) payable at:

Secretary, Examination Controller Officer,

Uttar Pradesh, 23 Allenganj,


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  1. Kapil Dev says:

    Sir mera updeled 2019 me admission huaa kya ye tet wala exam de sakta hun aur agar doonga to valid hoga.kyonki first semester ka exam v nhi huaa hoga.Sir plz detail bataiye,

  2. Uptet2019 primary says:

    Sir Mai sc. Candidate hoo mera graduation me 48% hai kya Mai up tet 2019 primary ke liye apply kar Santa hoo

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