UP PNP has given an extra day for candidates to apply for the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) 2021. This implies that today, October 26, 2021, is the last date to register for the state-level eligibility test. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the exam on the official website updeled.gov.in. While today is the last date to register for the exam, tomorrow or October 27, 2021, is the deadline to pay the application fee.
Institute authorities recently issued a public notice on the official website announcing the extension of UPTET 2021 registration deadline by a day’s time. The reason behind this was because of a delay in the application process and result declaration of DEIEd Semester 2 results. Thus, as directed by the Secretary of Examination Regulatory Authority Sanjay Kumar Upadhyay, the last date to register is today, October 26, 2021.
Candidates shall receive an extra day to pay the UPTET 2021 application fee i.e., till October 27, 2021. Additionally, they are expected to submit and a print a copy of their fully-filled application form on or before October 28, 2021. Beyond this deadline, authorities will not be accepting any requests for extension in registration or application deadline.
The notice also reiterates that the UPTET 2021 application process is taking place only through the online mode, on the official website updeled.gov.in. Hence, applications through offline mode or submitted in-person will not be accepted. While the application schedule has changed slightly, the remaining terms and rules remain the same as before.
As per reports, till yesterday, October 25, 2021, a total of 12,85,129 candidates had registered for the exam out of which 11,71,085 candidates confirmed their application by depositing the fee. Reports also imply that as many as 7,09,031 candidates have applied for both primary and secondary level examination. So, such candidates will be appearing for both Paper I (meant for Class 1-5) and Paper II (mean for Class 6-8) during the UPTET 2021 examination. Approximately 4,000 candidates have filled the form through NIOS D.EI.Ed portal.
UPTET 2021 examination is all set to be conducted on November 28, 2021, after getting unceremoniously postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Admit cards for the same will be issued soon, preferably by the first or second week of November 2021. After the conduction of exam, authorities will release the provisional answer key on the official website. Candidates will get time from December 06 to 28, 2021, to raise objections against the key.