Is there negative marking in UPTET?

Is there negative marking in UPTET? Published by: suzan poudel Updated Wed, 14 Apr 2021 03:21 PM IST

The Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) is a state-level exam held once a year to determine candidates' eligibility to teach in Uttar Pradesh's primary (Classes 1-5) and upper primary (Classes 6-8) schools. The Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board is in charge of the examination (UPBEB). The UPTET exam is held in two shifts and consists of two papers: I and II. The UPTET Paper-I is for candidates who choose to teach in grades 1 through 5. UPTET Paper-II, on the other hand, is for candidates who choose to teach in grades 6 through 8. Candidates who choose to teach students in grades 1 through 8 must take both exams.

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Both UPTET papers are administered in offline mode as pen-and-paper tests on the same day.

Is there negative marking in UP TET ?

The question that this article will address is whether there is negative marking in   UP TET Exam or not . And the answer is NO.

The examination will be held in two stages - Tier I & Tier 2

Tier I is for candidates who wish to become teachers for classes 1-5 . The syllabus for Tier 1 is as follows :

Child Development and Pedagogy-30 marks

Child development concept
Learning and pedagogy
Teaching and learning disciplines
Inclusive education guidance and counseling

Language-I (Hindi)-30 marks

Language comprehension
Works of poets and writers
Hindi alphabets (vowels, consonants)
Sentence formation
Spotting error/sentence correction
Idioms and phrases
Difference between all the sounds, varnas, anusvars, resonant and lunar points
Usage of punctuations
Noun, pronoun, verb and pronoun
Phrase, gender and time

Language-II (English/Urdu/Sanskrit)-30 marks

Language skills
Pedagogy of language development
Parts of speech
Active and passive voice
Singular plural
Knowledge of the famous poetry of famous poets
Tenses - Present, Past, Future

Mathematics-30 marks

Number system
Shapes and geometry
Data handling
Measurements and units
Unitary rule
Profit & loss
Simple & compound interest
Area & volume

Environmental Studies-30 marks

Family and friends
Food and nutrition
Things we make and do
Plants and animals
Traffic and communication
Sports and sportsmanship

Note : Each question carries 1 mark. There is no negative marking. The total  duration for the exam is 2 hours 30 minutes. 

The Tier II is for candidates who wish to become teachers of classes 6-8 . The syllabus for Tier II is as follows :

Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)-30 marks

Child development concept
Learning and pedagogy
Concept of inclusive education and understanding children with special needs
Factors affecting child development

Language-I (Hindi) (compulsory)-30 marks

Unseen passage
Language pedagogy
Adjectives and distinctions
Figures of speech
Synonyms and antonyms
Sentence formation
Word Combinations
Idioms and proverbs

Language-II (English/Urdu/Sanskrit) (compulsory)-30 marks

Unseen passage and comprehension
Grammar skills
Language pedagogy
Prepositions and its variants
Adjectives and its variants
Synonyms and antonyms
Active and passive voice
Suffixes with root words
Negative and interrogative sentences

Mathematics and Science (for Mathematics and Science teacher)

Mathematics :

Number system & simplification
Percentage and ratio
Speed and distance
Algebra and mensuration
Profit & loss
Pedagogy of Mathematics

Science :

Food & material
Classification of plants and animals
The structure and function of animals
From cell to organ
Natural phenomenon and resources
The world of the living
Pedagogy of Science
Animal nutrition
Carbon and its compounds
Mine and metal

Social Studies (for Social Studies/ Social Science teacher)

Environmental Studies
Home Science
Physical Education and Sports
Horticulture and Fruit Conservation


Any one of the above (iv)/(v) - for teacher of any other subject- 60 marks

Note :Each question carries 1 mark and there is no negative marking. The total time for the exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

The UPTET 2021 notification will release on May 11th, 2021. The candidates are requested to keep visiting the official website for more information related to the recruitment .


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