UTET 2020: Uttarakhand Board of School Education conducts the Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test every year. It is being conducted for the recruitment of teachers of primary level i.e., 1 to 5 and upper primary i.e., for 6 to 8 classes. All the qualified candidates will be appointed as teachers across Uttarakhand state. The expected date of the release of the UTET 2020 application form is during the first week of July 2020 online at ubseonline.uk.go. For more information regarding UTET 2020, it is advised to read this article completely.
Qualifying candidates are awarded the UTET Certificate, which is valid for seven years from the date of publication of results. The schedule as per which all events are to take place for the Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test is as follows
|Submission of Online Application form |
via UBSE-UTET portal
|First week of July 2020|
|Last date of submission of Application |
|Last week of Jul 2020|
|Last date for fee submission||Last week of Jul 2020|
|Availability of UTET Admit Card||Third week of Oct 2020|
|Date of UTET I & II Examination||First week of Nov 2020|
|Availability of Answer Key||Second week of Nov 2020|
|Declaration of UTET Result||to be announced|
An Overview of UTET 2020
UTET is a state-level Teachers Eligibility Test for the state of Uttarakhand. It is mandatory for any candidate wishing to be a primary or upper primary level teacher in the state of Uttarakhand to have a UTET certificate. The complete details of UTET 2020 are provided on this page. Go through the brief overview below and check the key aspects of the Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test at a glance.
|Exam Name||Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test|
|Conducting Body||Uttarakhand Board of School Education|
|Last conducted in||2019|
|Papers||Primary- classes 1 to 5 (UTET-I) &|
Upper primary- classes 6 to 8 (UTET-II)
|Launguage of paper||English & Hindi|
|Mode of Application||Online|
UTET Eligibility Criteria 2020
It is always recommended to read all the eligibility criteria & fulfill the same before proceeding the further. Here in this section, candidates get the information regarding UTET-I & II eligibility criteria for both the stages. Complete information of UTET Eligibility Criteria 2020, are as follows:
For UTET-I (Primary level):
12th pass (or equivalent) with at least 50 percent marks and a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (B.T.C./D.El. Ed.) passed or appearing in the final year.
12th pass (or equivalent) with minimum 45 percent marks and and a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (B.T.C./D.El. Ed.) as per NCTE regulations in 20002.
12th pass (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in the final year of 4- year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)
12th pass (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and passed or appearing in final year of 2- year Diploma in Education (Special Education.)
Qualified Shiksha Mitra Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.), from IGNOU.
For UTET-II (Upper Primary Level):
Graduation (or equivalent) and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (B.T.C./D.El. Ed.) passed or appearing in final year.
Graduation (or equivalent) with at least 50 percent marks and a Bachelor of Education degree (B.Ed / L.T./Shiksha Shastri, as a Regular candidate, passed or appearing in the final year.
12th pass (or equivalent) with at least 50 per cent marks and 4-year Bachelor of elementary education (B.El. Ed) passed or entered in the final year.
12th pass (or equivalent) with at least 50 percent marks and 4-year B.A./B.Sc. Ed or B.A.Ed / B.Sc. Ed. passed or appearing in the final year.
Graduation (or equivalent) with at least 50 percent marks and B.Ed passed or appearing in the final year (Special Education).
UTET Application Form 2020
In order to participate in the Uttarakhand Test Eligibility Test 2020, candidates need to fill & submit the UTET 2020 application form. In this section, candidates can get the information regarding the UTET 2020 application form like application fee, mode of payment, etc. Read this section carefully for complete information.
Application Form in simple steps: Register yourself -> Generate login & password -> Then, Fill the application form -> Upload Photo & Signature as per the specification provided below -> View & Edit UTET Application -> Pay Examination Fee -> View Application -> Cross-check all the details before final submission of UTET application form -> Now finally submit the application form and take a print out and preserve the same.
Application Fee: Examination/application fee for UTET-2020 is given, which are based on the different category-wise are as follows:
|Category||For UTET-I or UTET-II||For both UET-I & UTET-II|
|General/OBC||₹ 600/-||₹ 1000/-|
|SC/ST/Diff. Abled Person (PH)||₹ 300/-||₹ 500/-|
Mode of Payment: All the above prescribed UTET-2020 online application fee must be paid by using your debit/credit card & net banking as per the instructions. One must never share any his/her credentials or any type of banking information with anyone, what-so-ever the reason is.
Image Specifications: In order to complete the online application process you need to upload the below given necessary documents as directed by the conducting body. Detailed image specifications are given below:
|Format||Jpg format||Jpg format|
|Size||10 to 20 Kb||04 to 10 Kb|
UTET 2020 Preparation Tips
Thousands of candidates appear in the Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test, but only a few of them qualify for the exam. Their methods of preparation and strategy for implementing the study plan were the reason for their success. So here are some useful and accurate tips and strategies for the Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test20 20 which are given below.
- Know the UTET syllabus and exam pattern Appropriate knowledge of the exam pattern and syllabus is the key to cracking any competitive exam. Without a thorough knowledge of these facts, the candidate will never be able to qualify for any examination.
- Practice online tests and mock tests as much as possible. It will help to get the idea of speed and accuracy.
- Solve previous year’s question papers. Previous year’s papers are a great source of knowledge of the overall difficulty of the exam, the overview of the question, and the type of questions asked.
- Preparing short notes is one of the best ways to prepare for an exam because it is not possible to study from books every time to clarify the doubts. The short notes must be accurate and summarized in a systematic manner.
How to prepare and crack UTET Exam?
This video tells the complete details of Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test.
UTET Exam Pattern 2020
It is of utmost importance to know the details of the Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test for stage I & II’s exam pattern & its marking scheme for the same. The UTET examination is being conducted on two different stages which are for primary- classes 1 to 5 (UTET-I) & upper primary- classes 6 to 8 (UTET-II). For more detailed information regarding UTET Exam Pattern 2020, go through this section carefully.
Total number of questions: 150.
Total number of marks: 150.
Type of question: Multiple Choice based questions (MCQs).
Duration of Examination: 2 hours & 30 mins.
Language of Question Paper: Bilingual (Hindi & English).
Candidates can check the image below image which contains the topics/subjects, the total number of questions from each subject/topic & marks distribution. Please take reference from the picture for clarifications & complete information.
UTET Admit Card 2020
Candidates who completed & submitted the UTET 2020 application form successfully as per the instructions. It is advised to get their admit card from the official website i.e., ubseonline.uk.gov.in, as per the scheduled dates. It is mandatory to carry your UTET admit card along with a valid govt. ID proof like Aadhar card/Driving Licence/Voter ID/Passport/PAN Card on the day of examination. The UTET 2020 admit card contains candidates name, roll/registration number, examination center & other important instructions regarding Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test (UTET) 2020. It is to inform, that no separate UTET 2020 admit cards will be sent by post to the candidates.
UTET List of Exam Centers/Cities 2020
In total there are 29 cities are allotted across the Uttarakhand states of India. Candidates can choose from the list of cities for the Uttarakhand Teachers Eligibility Test (UTET I & II) 2020. Check the complete list below.
UTET Answer Key 2020
Answer Key is an essential document published by the Uttarakhand Board of Secondary Education (UBSE) for the Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test (UTET), which is being conducted in two levels i.e., UTET-I which is for class I to V & another one which is for UTET-II for class VI to VIII. Both the levels are for primary & upper primary sections respectively. The official answer key of UTET 2020 releases on the official website of UTET. It is advised to download the official answer key of UTET-2020, once the UTET-I & II examinations get over as per the schedule. Candidates can use their answer key to cross-check their performance and to calculate their scores accordingly.
UTET Result 2020
After qualifying the Uttarakhand Teachers Eligibility Test which includes UTET-I & II, successfully by scoring minimum qualifying marks. The Uttarakhand Board School Examination releases the final result of UTET-I & II on its official website as per the scheduled dates. In order to check the UTET-2020 results & to get the final posting orders as primary & upper primary teachers with the state of Uttarkhand, candidates need to qualify both prescribed examinations accordingly.
UTET Selection Procedure 2020
Final selection or posting is done on the basis of the following examinations. It is mandatory to qualify the UTET level I & UTET II examinations accordingly, read the following details & information regarding UTET selection procedure 2020, which are as follows:
- UTET-I: It contains a total of 150 questions and 150 max marks, the total duration of the examination is two and a half hours. In this level of examination, mainly children’s development and environmental studies and other first and secondary languages, including mathematics, are to be included in the OMR-based examination.
- UTET-II: IT also includes a total of 150 questions and a total of 150 marks, the total duration of the exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes. It primarily includes child development, first language, second language & mathematics, science & social studies. All criteria & exam patterns must be fulfilled and qualified by the candidates.
UTET Quaifiers are awarded the certificate of eligibility. The validity of UTET certificate is of seven (7) years, which can be used for various purposes, like to get a job in the teaching industry on the basis of the valid UTET-2020 certificate. Job opportunities are subject to availability & acceptance. Read this section for significance & use of UTET-2020 certificate, which are follows:
- Seven (7) years of validity of the UTET-2020 certificate.
- Use as valid ID proof for job purposes only.
- Certificate can be used to boost-up job opportunities.
As every Indian state conducts its own state eligibility test for teachers, Uttarakhand Board of School Examination (UBSE) conducts the UTET exam in order to recruit the required number of teachers for various schools situated in the state of Uttarakhand. UBSE is solely responsible for conducting the Uttarakhand Teachers Eligibility Test in two levels i.e., UTET-I & UTET-II for primary & upper primary school teachers. It is compulsory to qualify the UTET accordingly to get an appointment letter as a teacher. The main motto & objective UBSE & UTET is to provide free & compulsory education to the students of Uttarakhand state as per the state & central Govt. rules, i.e., the Right to Education Act 2009, 23 (1), under this act.
For more information regarding UTET 2020, download previous years – Information Brochure.
Official Website: ubseonline.uk.gov.in.
UTET 2020 FAQ’s
Ques 1: How UTET- I & II are different from each other?
Ans: UTET-I is for class 1 to 5 & UTET-II is for class 6 to 8 i.e., Primary & Upper Primary.
Ques 2: Can I able to fill the UTET Application offline?
Ans: No, there is no any such provision to fill the UTET Application Form offline.
Ques 3: What is the validity of my UTET score card?
Ans: 7 years is the validity of your UTET score card.