UPTET Recruitment 2018 – Exam Dates and Best Books

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UPTET Recruitment 2018

The UPBEB (Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board) has issued a small notice on UPTET 2018 online form. It is expected that UPBEB will release the official notification for UPTET 2018 on September 15.  Many candidates wait for the UPTET recruitment to get a chance to become a teacher. So here they get a golden chance to fulfill their dreams through UPTET recruitment 2018.

UPTET 2018 is a state level test. It is conducted to recruit teachers in Uttar Pradesh for various schools of Primary and Upper Primary level.

UPTET 2018 online forms will be available after September 15 only. The registrations for UPTET exams 2018 will begin from September 17, and candidates can fill the application form till October 3, 2018.  The date for UPTET October 2018 exam has also been finalized. It is expected that the UPTET 2018 exam will be held on October 28, 2018.

Here are more details of UPTET 2018 online form.

Important Dates

  • Online Application Starts: 17th September 2018
  • Online Application Ends: 3rd October 2018
  • Editing in Application Ends: 3rd October 2018
  • Online Exam: 28th October 2018
  • Result Declaration: 20th November 2018

Note: These are the tentative dates. Interested candidates need to check the official website of UPTET regularly. The official notification will release on 15th September 2018.  After the official notification, only the registration process will start.

Eligibility Criteria for UPTET 2018

UPTET held examination for the teachers of Primary and Upper Primary level. The eligibility criteria are different for both of the levels.

For Primary Level

  • Graduation from a recognized university with minimum 50% marks and passed or appearing in the 1st year of B.Ed. OR
  • Passed senior secondary with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of Diploma in Elementary education. OR
  • Passed senior secondary with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of B.El.Ed. OR
  • Passed senior secondary with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of B.A./ B.Sc. ED or equivalent.

For Upper Primary Level

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation from a recognized university with minimum 50% marks and passed or appearing in the 1st year of B.Ed. OR
  • Senior Secondary passed with 45% marks and appearing the final year of 4 years Bachelor in elementary education.
  • B. Ed passed out candidates can apply for both types of the posts. For detailed information on eligibility criteria, visit the official website of UPBEB. To appear in both exams of primary and post-primary TET, candidates will have to fill two separate application forms.

UPTET Exam Pattern

UPTET will conduct two exams. Candidates for the post of primary teachers can appear for exam I. And for the post-primary teacher, exam II is conducted. Here are the exam patterns for both of the exams.

Exam-I                                     

Duration of the exam I will be 2.5 hours. It has 150 questions of 1 mark each. These questions will be extracted from the following 5 subjects.

S.No

 Subject No. Of questions

Marks

1. Child Development & Education Methodology 30 30
2. Language I (Hindi) 30 30
3. Language II (English/Urdu/Sanskrit) 30 30
4. Mathematics 30 30
5. Environment Science 30 30

 

Exam-II

Duration and pattern of exam II are similar to the exam I. In exam II questions will be drawn from the following subjects.

S.No

 Subject No. Of questions

Marks

1. Child Development & Education Methodology 30 30
2. Language I (Hindi) 30 30
3. Language II (English/Urdu/Sanskrit) 30 30
4. (i) Maths/Science for Science & Mathematics Teacher.

OR

(ii) Social Research for Social Science/ Social Studies Teacher.

OR

(iii)  Either of (i) or (ii) for other teachers.

 

 

 

60

 

 

60

Negative marking will not be done in both the exams. To clear the exam, the candidate needs to score at least 60% marks.  Candidates from SC/ST/OBC need to score 55% in order to qualify UPTET 2018.

Best Books for UPTET Exam Preparation

There are plenty of books available in the market for UPTET October 2018 Exam. But to clear UPTET October 2018 exam candidates need to read only the best books. Here we prepared a list of the best books on all subjects for UPTET 2018 exam.

Best books for Child Development & Education Methodology

  • For this subject Child Development & Pedagogy from Disha Publication is the best book. This book has a proper explanation of the subject and a good number of questions in exercises.
  • Another book with a high standard of study material is ‘UP TET Child Development and Pedagogy’. This book has high-quality content with sufficient exercises.

Both of the books have included the questions asked in previous TET exams and exercises are also based on the UPTET exam pattern.

Best books for Hindi Language (exam-I & II) in UPTET

  • Hindi Language from Arihant Publication is a great choice for UPTET preparation. This book has unseen passages, Reading Comprehension and verbal ability. But its USP is grammar. Hindi grammar is a tough subject which is very well explained in this book.

Best books for English Language (exam-I & II) in UPTET

  • Arihant Publication’s CTET&TETs is a good choice for exam-I and II both. This book has good content inclusive a chapter wise collection of questions asked in previous years’ CTET and various state TETs.
  • Another book for English preparation for UPTET is (CTET/TET) English Language & its Pedagogy. This book has three parts. First one is for grammar, second for word power and the third part is dedicated to unseen passages.

Best books for Quantitative Aptitude

  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination from R.S. Agrawal is the best book for the preparation of quantitative aptitude for UPTET.

Apart from the separate book for subject aspirants can also pick the complete guide for UPTET exam. Kiran, Arihant, and Upkar all three have their complete guide for UPTET preparation.

The Bottom Line

UPTET is not a very tough exam but it’s not that easy too. With every passing year level of exam is increasing. So to crack UPTET October 2018 exam and get a job through UPTET recruitment 2018 candidates should start their preparation now.

All the best!

 

 

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