After conducting UPTET 2017 Examination on October 15, the Uttar Pradesh Exam Regulatory Authority has released the UPTET 2017 Answer Key on Tuesday. The UPTET 2017 answer key is now 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 key but since yesterday, the website seems to either down or slow. Same had happened when board released the UPTET 2017 admit card.
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 key candidate should visit the official website of the board –upbasiceduboard.gov.in. On the website, click on the link that says UPTET 2017 Answer Key. A pdf page containing answer key will open. Download the key 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 key at the time of releasing the key.
Steps to download UPTET 2017 Answer Key
- Go to official website of Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board at upbasiceduboard.gov.in
- Click on UPTET 2017 Answer Key
- A pdf page containing answer key will open.
- Download the key 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.