After conducting UPTET 2017 Examination on October 15, the Uttar Pradesh Exam Regulatory Authority is likely to release the UPTET 2017 Answer Keys on Tuesday. Once released UPTET 2017 answer keys will be made available at the official website of the board – www.upbasiceduboard.gov.in. All the candidates who had appeared in this examination can go to the website to download the answer keys.
UPTET 2017 examination was held on October 15 across 75 districts in the state. According to reports, a total of 9,76,760 candidates had applied for the examination. After the agitation of Shiksha Mitras, the state government allowed them to appear in UPTET 2017 examination. In fact, they will be given 2.5 marks for each year of experience, upto maximum 25 marks could be allotted.
UP Teacher Eligibility Test known as UPTET is an entrance examination for teachers. The test is mandatory for getting teaching job in government schools from classes 1 to 8. Paper 1 is meant for teachers opting for classes 1 to 5 while Paper 2 is for those opting for classes 6 to 8. UPTET 2017 is being conducted by government of Uttar Pradesh to fill various vacancies in education institutes in the state.
To download the UPTET 2017 answer keys candidate should visit the official website of the board. On the website, click on the link that says UPTET 2017 Answer Keys. A pdf page containing answer keys will open. Download the keys and tally with your answers and if you find any discrepancy, the answer key could be challenged. Board is likely to announce the procedure and last date of challenging the answer keys at the time of releasing the keys.
Steps to download UPTET 2017 Answer Keys
- Go to official website of Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board.
- Click on UPTET 2017 Answer Keys
- A pdf page containing answer keys will open.
- Download the keys and tally with your answers
- If you find any discrepancy, the answer key could be challenged
UPTET 2017 Exam Pattern
One must score minimum of 60% to clear the exam. This means that out of 150 marks, one must score 90 marks to qualify the exam. Candidates who qualify the exam will be awarded the UPTET Eligibility Certificate. It is valid for 5 years. According to reports, over 5 lakh candidates register for UPTET each year. Last year, about 2,37,620 candidates appeared for the exam, out of which 87,353 managed to pass it.
Paper 1 – Primary Level i.e. for Class 1 till Class 5.
Paper 2 – Upper Primary Level i.e. for Class 6 to Class 8.