The official answer key of UPTET 2022 will be released today, on January 27, 2022, at the official website updeled.gov.in. Candidates will be able to login to download the answer keys as well as raise their objections related to the answer key till February 1, 2022. Following this, the final answer key will be released on February 23, 2022. The results will be declared by the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) on February 25, 2022. The certificate of eligibility will be awarded within 1 month after the declaration of the results.
Candidates will be able to calculate their score using the draft answer key. But it is likely that the calculated score will be different from the final result, owing to the errors in the draft answer key. Candidates who have any objections relating to the answer key, will have to apply online by paying a prescribed fee for each objection raised. If the objections raised are identified as valid, the fee will be refunded to the candidates who raised the particular objection and appropriate changes will be done before publishing the final answer key.
UPTET exam is conducted as two papers. Paper 1 is attempted by the candidates who wish to teach Classes 1 to 5. Candidates who wish to teach Classes 6 to 8 should appear for Paper 2. A total of 18.22 lakh candidates appeared for the UPTET exam. Out of this, 10.73 lakh candidates attempted Paper 1 and the rest 7.48 lakh candidates attempted Paper 2. Candidates who qualify the exam will be awarded an eligibility certificate with lifetime validity by the government. These candidates can apply for the position of teachers to various schools.
The maximum marks in both the papers is 150 and the total duration of the exam is 2.5 hours. There are a total of 150 questions carrying 1 mark each. There is no negative marking for wrong answers. The papers cover areas like Child Development and Pedagogy, languages, mathematics, science and social science or environmental science.
How to check UPTET Official Answer Key 2022?
Step 1: Visit the official website updeled.gov.in.
Step 2: Scroll down to find the ‘Notifications’ tab.
Step 3: Now click on the link of ‘1st Paper Answer Key for UPTET 2021’ or ‘2nd Paper Answer Key for UPTET 2021’, based on the Paper attempted by the candidate.
Step 4: On clicking the applicable link, a PDF document will be opened, in which answers of all the Sets are displayed separately.
Step 5: Candidates can find the answers corresponding to the question numbers.