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UPTET GK - A guide to preparing yourself for the upcoming UPTET. Check out the paper pattern and syllabus for both Paper 1, Paper 2 and get more on the test

Written By Danish Ansari | Mumbai | Updated On:
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The online registration for UPTET 2019 is all set to begin next month in October, and the exams will be scheduled in the second week of the same month.

If you are planning to appear for this year’s UPTET, it is about time you accelerate your ongoing preparation. In order to do that, an appropriate plan needs to be devised apart from the right study material for the preparations. Therefore, in this read, we are going to guide you through the books recommended by experts and professionals in the field, besides other strategies which you can use to deliver your best in the upcoming UPTET 2019.

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UPTET syllabus and exam pattern: Take a quick look

UPTET consists of two papers. Paper 1 is meant for aspirants who wish to teach Class I to V and Paper 2 is for Class VI to VIII. The test is conducted to check a candidate’s eligibility for the same. The pattern is quite similar for both the papers except for the level of difficulty.

Paper 1 – Questions on Child Development, Learning & Pedagogy, Language 1 (Compulsory), Language 2 (Optional), Mathematics, and Environmental Studies.

Paper 2 – Candidate has an option in the fourth subject between Mathematics/Science and Social Studies/Social Science. The rest remains the same.

The choice of paper is entirely on the candidate and needs to be indicated while filling out the online application. The application fee differs for individual categories. For General/OBC, it’s Rs. 400; for SC/ST, it’s only Rs. 200, while the physically challenged are exempted for any application charges.

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UPTET Books by Reputed Publishers & Authors

  • Child Development and Pedagogy Exam Goalpost by Wiley (Paper 1 & 2).
  • UPTET Paper I & II by Wiley.
  • Science and Its Pedagogy by Yukti Sharma (Paper 1 & 2).
  • UPTET Paper-I Teacher Selection by Arihant.
  • UPTET Paper 2 Class VI-VIII (MATHS & Science) 15 Practice Sets by G.K. Publications Private Limited.
  • UP-TET: Paper 2 Upper Primary Level for Social Studies Teachers Guide    Ramesh Publishing House.
  • UPTET Paper 2 (Class VI-VIII) Vigyan & Ganit Chapertwise Solved Papers   Vidya Prakashan Mandir Ltd.
  • UPTET Uttar Pradesh Shikshak Patrata Pariksha Paper 2  Arihant Publications.
  • UPTET Paper 2 (Class VI-VIII) Vigyan & Ganit Chapertwise Solved Papers.

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UPTET Preparation

  • Take a few sets of Mock Tests before the test as it will help boost your confidence, and it also helps with time management. Simply look up websites that offer online mock tests for students.
  • Practice the previous year papers so it helps you manage your time by attempting the easier questions first, as you gain complete awareness of the exact test pattern.
  • Focus more on your perception rather than simply the book knowledge.

Following the strategies, and not skipping the recommended lessons should definitely help you ace the UPTET this year.

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