Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test 2017 sees a massive response. The number of registrations for UPTET were 15,08,410. Overall 10,09,347 candidates completed application forms. The exam regulatory authority rejected around 32,587 applications. Most rejections were due to multiple applications. Thus 9,76,760 candidates stand eligible to appear in the exam.
The state-level TET is on October 15, 2017. Those who have applied and also their applications were accepted can download the exam admit card from the official website. Centres will be across the 75 districts in Uttar Pradesh. Information on exam centre address reaches applicants through the admit card.
Admit card of UPTET 2017 will be available from October 5, 2017. Candidates can then onwards download it from the official website upbasiceduboard.gov.in. Login ID such as registration number are necessary to sign in. Considering that online is the only mode to get the hall ticket, candidates must land on the official website before exam date and make sure to download the admit card. It will have important data such as exam timing, reporting time, guidelines for exam, centre address. Candidate details including name, paper will also be present in it which will be same as the details which applicant submitted in application form.
Each district administration is overseeing the conduct of exam. What makes the TET even more special this time is the fact that shiksha mitra are a part of it. It is now important for shiksha mitra too to clear TET. Out of the 1.72 lakh shiksha mitra, many have applied.
As per newspaper reports, candidates need to take a printout of their application form to the exam centre. Also they need a valid photo identity proof. However, it will be wise to read exam instructions in the admit card only to know details of what to take and what not to take to the exam hall.
The paper for upper primary is from 10 AM to 12:30 PM. Whereas the paper for primary is from 2.30 PM to 5 PM. Question paper for primary level will have questions on child development and pedagogy, first language hindi, second language (one out of English, Urdu, Sanskrit), mathematics, environmental studies. Whereas the question paper for upper primary level will have questions on child development and pedagogy, first language hindi, second language (one out of English, Urdu, Sanskrit); mathematics and science for mathematics and science teacher; social studies for social studies teacher. Overall there are 150 questions of 150 marks in the exam.