Uncertainty Over UP TET Exam Scheduled For January 23; More Than 21 Lakh Candidates in Fray | Details Here

The examination was supposed to be held on November 28. The question paper was found floating on WhatsApp groups and 34 people have been arrested in connection with the case.

Updated: January 10, 2022 1:41 AM IST

By India.com News Desk | Edited by Victor Dasgupta

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UP TET Exam: The Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UP TET) 2021, which is scheduled to be held on January 23, is likely to get postponed due to unprecedented spike in the covid cases in the state. According to the reports, over 13 lakh candidates have registered for the UPTET primary level exam. On the other hand, over 8.90 lakh candidates have submitted the application for UPTET upper primary level exam.

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With rising covid cases in the state, the authorities fear of examination centers turning into hotspots considering the large number of students set to appear in the examination. To recall, the UP TET 2021 examination was earlier scheduled to be held last year but was rescheduled after the papers of the test were leaked.

The examination was supposed to be held on November 28. The question paper was found floating on WhatsApp groups and 34 people have been arrested in connection with the case.

Here are some of the important details: 

  • The UP TET examination was earlier supposed to be held on November 28.
  • The examination was postponed after the papers were leaked.
  • On December 22, it was announced that the UP TET exam will be organised on January 23.
  • The admit card will be available to the students from January 12.
  • Following the exam on January 23, the result of the UP TET 2021 exam will be declared on February 25.
  • The CM had earlier said that free transport facilities would be provided to the candidates upon showing their admit cards.

The Uttar Pradesh government had earlier announced to keep all government and private schools up to class 10 closed, till January 14 due to spike in covid cases. Night curfew from 10 pm to 6 am has been put in place. Amidst the chaos and panic among people, it is a big challenge for the UP government and the examination regulatory authority to conduct the UPTET.

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Published Date: January 9, 2022 10:24 PM IST

Updated Date: January 10, 2022 1:41 AM IST