Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test
Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test

UPTET Syllabus 2023: Check Topic-wise syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2, Exam Pattern and Other Details

UPTET syllabus is released by the Uttar Pradesh Exam Regulatory Authority in the form of PDF on the official website. The UPTET syllabus is different for both papers -- paper 1 and paper 2.
UPTET Syllabus

UPTET Syllabus

UPTET Syllabus 2023: The Uttar Pradesh Exam Regulatory Authority (ERA) will release the syllabus for UPTET on the official website along with the official notification. Needless to say, the syllabus plays a pivotal role in a candidate's preparation. This is one of the first steps towards preparation. Hence, candidates who are preparing for the examination,  are advised to check the UPTET syllabus first. Since there are two papers for UPTET - papers 1 and 2, the syllabus for both papers varies. 

While paper 1 of UPTET has 5 subjects including Child Development and Methodology and Pedagogy, Language 1, Language 2, Mathematics, and Environmental Studies, paper 2 of UPTET has 4 subjects including Child Development and Methodology and Pedagogy, Language 1, Language 2, Maths/Science/Social science.

Candidates who will go through the UPTET syllabus thoroughly will have an idea of all the important topics, marking schemes, and distribution of marks section-wise. Hence, understanding the syllabus is considered the first step towards the candidate's preparation. The UPTET exam is conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB). The entrance exam is an eligibility test, which determines whether the candidate is eligible to become a teacher or not.  In order to ace the exam, the candidate should be familiar with the UPTET syllabus. 

UPTET Syllabus 2023 

Lakhs of candidates every year appear for the UPTET exam. However, only a few are able to qualify for the exam. Hence, in order to clear the exam, candidates must have a thorough practice of the UPTET exam. The UPTET syllabus is the first step for candidates to begin their preparation.  Apart from the syllabus, candidates are also advised to check the UPTET exam pattern. The syllabus for UPTET paper 1 and paper 2 are different from one another. The syllabus of the teacher eligibility test includes topics from various subjects which are extremely essential for the exam. The syllabus for both papers has been divided into various parts. 

UPTET syllabus is further bifurcated into two parts namely Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates who want to teach students for classes 1 to 5 appear for paper 1, whereas candidates who want to teach students from 6 to 8 appear for paper 2. 

UPTET Syllabus: Paper 1

Paper 1 is for candidates who want to teach students in classes 1 to 5. This section of the exam consists of 5 topics including Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I, Language II, Mathematics and Environmental Studies. Candidates are advised to study the syllabus thoroughly before appearing for the exam.  



Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Child development concept
  • Learning and pedagogy
  • Teaching and learning disciplines
  • Inclusive education guidance and counselling 

Language-I Hindi 

  • Language & Grammer
  • Language comprehension
  • Works of poets and writers
  • Hindi alphabet (vowels, consonants)
  • Sentence formation
  • Spotting error/sentence correctionIdioms and phrases
  • Difference between varnas, resonant, various sounds, anusvars, and lunar points
  • Usage of punctuations
  • Noun, pronoun, and verb 
  • Phrase
  • gender and time

Pedagogy of Language Development

  • Principles of language teaching
  • The importance of speaking and listening: The use of language by children as a tool
  • Challenges of teaching language in a classroom
  • Evaluating speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in a language

Language II Sanskrit

  • Unexplained masculine
  • Unexplained neuter
  • Unseen passage
  • Nouns Pronouns
  • Verb Post feminine
  • Postpartum feminine
  • Post masculine
  • Postpartum masculine  
  • Establishment to Sanskrit names of family, animals, household useful items, surroundings 
  • Incessant Numbers- Knowledge of Sanskrit numbers  
  • Vowel type,  anusvara, Sandhi Gender Vowel, type of consonant, substitution, and nasal consonant Composition of writers and poets

Language-II Urdu

  • Unseen passage
  • Knowledge of the famous life and poetry of famous tribes and poets
  • Afsana Murcia, Mukhtalif Asnaaf Adab such as Maznoom,  Masnavi Dastan, etc. 
  • Gratitude to Ma, AmsalMasala of flawless tamarind and afflux
  • Meeting of the masters of the tongue
  • Ism, Jamir, Sifat, Mutzadalfaz, Wahid, Mojkkar, Moannas, and other information..
  • Adjectives, encountering the Saints of Jurbal Amsal (Tasbeeh and Istaara, Talmih, Maraatunzir), etc
  • MukhtalifSamajMusayal enjoys the ambiance of Adame, Tagazia, TalimBaraa'mn, AloodgiNabrabari, 
  • In order to comprehend the social and Khaliq Akbar elements that are shown in the myths, tales, Hikayatas, and memoirs

Language-II English

  • ComprehensionLanguage skills
  • Pedagogy of language development
  • Parts of speech
  • Active and passive voice
  • Singular plural
  • Understanding of great poetry by notable poets
  • Tenses - Present, Past, Future


  • Number system
  • Shapes and geometry
  • Data handling
  • Measurements and units
  • Unitary rule
  • Percentage
  • Profit & loss
  • Simple & compound interest
  • MeasurementArea & Volume 

Environmental Studies


  • Family and friends
  • Food and nutrition
  • SheltersWater
  • Things we make and do
  • Plants and animalsTraffic and communication
  • Sports and sportsmanship
  • Constitution
  • Administration 

UPTET Syllabus: Paper 2 

Candidates appearing for paper 2 are those who want to teach students from classes 6 to 8. Paper 2 syllabus is different from Paper 1. While paper 1 has 5 subjects, paper 2 has only four subjects including Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics and Science or Social Studies. Take a look here : 



Child Development and Pedagogy 

  • Child development concept 
  • Learning and pedagogy 
  • Concept of inclusive education and understanding children with special needs 
  • Factors affecting child development  
  • Language-I Hindi 
  • Unseen passage 
  • Grammar 
  • Language pedagogy 
  • Adjectives and distinctions 
  • Figures of speech 
  • Synonyms and antonyms 
  • Sentence formation 
  • Word Combinations 
  • Idioms and proverbs 
  • Ornamentation 

Language-II English 

  • Unseen passage and comprehension 
  • Grammar skills 
  • Language pedagogy 
  • Prepositions and its variants 
  • Intersection 
  • Adjectives and their variants 
  • Synonyms and antonyms 
  • Active and passive voice 
  • Suffixes with root words 
  • Negative and interrogative sentences 

Language-II Sanskrit 

  • Unseen passage  
  •  Sandhi Incessant  
  • Compound Use of gender, speech, and time Synonyms   
  • Antonyms   
  • Ornamentation   
  • Suffix  
  • Prefix  
  • Speech   
  • Noun  
  • Pronoun   
  • Adjective   
  • Metals  

Language-II Urdu 

  • Unseen passage 
  • Knowledge of language masters of the tongue. 
  • Knowledge of Ghazal, Qasida,  Mukhtalif Asnaaf AdabHamd, Marcia, Masnavi, Geet, etc.
  • Achieving eloquence with the help and importance of the Urdu language in Mushtaraka Tehzeeb of the country 
  •  Fail, Sifat, Jamir, Ism and its Aksam, Tazkiron Tanias, Tzad’s deemed 
  • Information about correct tamarind and Arab 
  • To know the insight of the situation of the poet and through their life have an idea of their well-being and how are their lovers doing
  • Idioms, acquiring speech from JurbalAmsal 
  • Knowledge of saints 


  • Number system & simplification 
  • Percentage and ratio 
  • Time
  • Speed and distance 
  • Algebra and mensuration 
  • Geometry 
  • Average 
  • Profit & loss 
  • Pedagogy of Mathematics 
  • Banking 


  • Food & material 
  • Classification of plants and animals 
  • The structure and function of animals 
  • From cell to organ 
  • Natural phenomena and resources 
  • The world of the living 
  • Pedagogy of ScienceSound 
  • Magnetism 
  • Animal nutrition 
  • Carbon and its compounds 
  • Mine and metal 

Social Studies

  • History 
  • Geography 
  • Civics 
  • Environmental Studies 
  • Home Science 
  • Physical Education and Sports 
  • Music 
  • Horticulture and Fruit Conservation

UPTET Important Points 

Take a look at the important points of the UPTET exam in given below table : 



Examination Mode 


Total sections 

Five in Paper 1 

Four in Paper 2

Total  papers

Two- Paper 1 and Paper 2

Examination Subject 

UPTET Paper 1: Mathematics, Language-I, Language-II, Child Development and Pedagogy, Environmental Studies

UPTET Paper 2: Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics and Science or Social Studies

Exam duration

Two hours thirty minutes 

Question type 


Language of exam

English and Hindi

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who gives the UPTET syllabus?

The UPTET syllabus is prescribed by the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board. The syllabus is released online in PDF form. Candidates can check the syllabus from the official website. 

What is the exam duration of UPTET?

The exam is conducted for two hours and thirty minutes and the question type in the exam will be MCQ.

How many papers does the UPTET 2023 exam have?

The UPTET exam has two papers - Paper 1 and Paper 2. While paper 1 is for those candidates who wish to teach students of classes 1 to 5, whereas candidates who want to teach students of classes 6 to 8 will appear for paper 2.

What are the subjects in UPTET paper 1?

There are 5 subjects in UPTET paper 1 including   Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics and Environmental Studies

What are the subjects in the UPTET paper 2?

UPTET paper 2 has 4 subjects including Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I, Language-II, Mathematics and Science or Social Studies

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