COVID-positive candidates are allowed to sit for the exam; check guidelines, timetables, other details here

New Delhi | Jagran Education Office: Uttar Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test (UPTET) 2021 is scheduled to be held tomorrow 23rd January 2022. This time CM Yogi Adityanath stepped in and requested the examination body to make strict arrangements in the examination centers. Additionally, COVID-positive candidates were allowed to appear. Applicants can visit the official website for new guidelines, timetables and other details.

The exam will take place in two shifts – 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Candidates must carry their UPTET admission card, otherwise they will not be allowed to appear for the exam. This time, the UP government has made special arrangements for UPTET candidates, they can enjoy free bus rides to the examination center.

UPTET 2021: Important Guidelines

– Candidates should arrive at the exam center at least 1 hour before to avoid last minute hassles.

– Candidates must present their COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

– In addition to the admission card, applicants must carry a valid photo ID such as Aadhar card, PAN card, etc. for verification.

– Candidates must only carry a “transparent” water bottle if they wish.

– Candidates must have their hand sanitizer with them.

– No electronic gadgets like cell phones, smartwatches, formula tablets, etc. is not allowed inside the exam room.

– Those who indulge in such means will face severe consequences.

– COVID positive must notify manager as separate arrangements have been made for these applicants.

More than 22 lakh candidates have registered for UPTET 2021, out of total, 13.52 lakh will appear for Primary level (Grades 1-5) while 8.93 lakh candidates for Upper Primary (Grades 6-8) . Those who are able to pass the exam would be eligible for the post of teacher in schools under the government of Uttar Pradesh.

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