UTET Syllabus for Paper I and Paper II 2021 – Download PDF

UBSE (Uttarakhand Board of Secondary Education) conducts the UTET every year to recruit primary and secondary teachers for the state of Uttarakhand. UTET is a state-level competitive entrance exam. Those who are seeking to appear in this examination can check UTET syllabus for Paper I or Paper II. Get the complete UTET syllabus from below.

UTET Important Highlights

Exam Name Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test
Conducting Body Uttarakhand Board of School Education
Official Website ww.upbasiceduboard.gov.in
Exam Type State Level Recruitment Test
Exam Date To Be Notified Soon
Eligibility Criteria Minimum 50% marks in Intermediate Exam
Mode of Application Offline
Exam Mode Offline
Duration 2 hours 30 minutes
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UTET Syllabus 2021

Here you will get the complete Syllabus for UTET Exam.

UTET Syllabus for Paper I

Child Development and Pedagogy Syllabus

This section comprises five units which contain 30 marks.

Unit I

  • Child Development: Concept of growth and development, Principles and dimensions of development. Factors affecting development (especially in the context of family and school) and its relationship with learning.
  • Role of heredity and environment.

Unit II

  • Meaning and concept of learning and its processes. Factors affecting learning.
  • Theories of learning and its implication
  • How children learn and think.
  • Motivation and Implications for Learning.

Unit III

  • Individual Differences: Meaning, types and factors affecting individual differences. Understanding individual differences on the basis of language, gender, community, caste & religion.
  • Personality: Concept and types of personality. Factors responsible for shaping it. It’s a measurement.
  • Intelligence: Concept, theories, and its measurement. Multidimensional Intelligence.

Unit IV

  • Understanding diverse learners: Backward, mentally retarded, gifted, creative, disadvantaged and deprived, specially-abled.
  • Learning Difficulties.
  • Adjustment: Concept and ways of adjustment. Role of teacher in the adjustment.


  • Teaching-learning process, Teaching learning strategies and methods in the context of National Curriculum Framework 2005.
  • Meaning and purposes of Assessment, Measurement, and Evaluation. Comprehensive and Continuous Evaluation. Constriction of Achievement Test.
  • Action Research.
  • Right to Education Act 2009 (Role and Responsibilities of Teachers)

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Languages Syllabus

  • English:
    • Unit I
      • Unseen Prose Passage
      • Linking Devices, Subject-Verb Concord, Inferences
    • Unit II
      • Unseen Poem
      • Identification of Alliteration, Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Assonance, Rhyme.
    • Unit III
      • Modal Auxiliaries, Phrasal Verbs, and Idioms, Literary Terms: Elegy, Sonnet, Short Story, Drama.
    • Unit IV
      • Basic knowledge of English Sounds and their Phonetic Transcription.
    • Unit V
      • Principles of Teaching English, Communicative Approach to English Language Teaching, Challenges of Teaching English: Language Difficulties, Errors, and Disorders.
    • Unit VI
      • Methods of Evaluation, Remedial Teaching.
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Sanskrit

Mathematics Syllabus

Unit I

  • Whole number up to one crore,
  • Place Value,
  • Comparison,
  • Fundamental mathematical operations: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division;
  • Indian Currency.

Unit II

  • The concept of the fraction,
  • Proper fractions,
  • Comparison of the paper fraction of the same denominator,
  • Mixed fraction,
  • Comparison of proper fractions of unequal denominators,
  • Addition and Substation of fractions,
  • Prime and composite number,
  • Prime factors,
  • Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)
  • Highest Common Factor (HCF)

Unit III

  • University Law,
  • Average,
  • Profit-Loss,
  • Simple interest.

Unit IV

  • Place and curved surfaces, plane and solid geometrical figures, prosperities of plane geometrical figures; pint, line, ray, line segment; Angle and their types.
  • Length, Weight, Capacity, Time, measurement of area and their standard units and relation between them; Area and perimeter of plane surfaces of square and rectangular objects.


  • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking.
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum.
  • Language of Mathematics.
  • Community Mathematics.


  • Evaluation through formal and informal methods.
  • Problems of Teaching.
  • Error analysis and related aspects of learning and teaching
  • Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

Also Check: UTET Preparation Tips

Environmental Studies Syllabus

Unit I

  • Family personal relationships, nuclear and joint families, social abuses (child marriage, dowry system, child labor, theft); addiction (intoxication, smoking) and its personal, social, and economic bad effects.
  • Clothes and Habitats – Clothes for different seasons; maintenance of clothes at home; handloom and power loom; habitats of living beings, various types of houses; cleanliness of houses and neighboring areas; Different types of materials for building houses.

Unit II

  • Profession – Profession of your surroundings (stitching clothes, gardening, farming, animal rearing, vegetable vendor, etc.), small and cottage industries; major industries of Uttarakhand State, Need for consumer protection, co-operative societies.
  • Public places and Institutions – Public places like school, hospital, post office, bus stand, railway station; Public property (street light, road, bus, train, public buildings, etc.); wastage of electricity and water; employment policies; general information about Panchayat, legislative assembly, and parliament.
  • Our Culture and Civilization – Fairs and festivals, national festivals; dresses, food-habits and art and craft of Uttarakhand; Tourist places of Uttarakhand; Great personalities of Uttarakhand.

Unit III

  • Transport and Communication – Means of transport and communication; Rules for pedestrians and transport; Effects of means of communication on the lifestyle.
  • Personal Hygiene – External parts of our body and their cleanliness; general information about the internal parts of the body; Balanced diet and its importance; Common diseases (gastroenteritis, amoebiosis, methemoglobin, anemia, fluoroscopic, malaria, dengue.) their causes and methods of prevention; Pulse Polio campaign.
  • Living Beings~ Levels of organization of plants and animals, diversity of living organisms, state flower, state tree, state bird, state animal; knowledge of reserve forest and wildlife (national parks, sanctuaries, tiger reserve, world heritage), conservation of species of plants and animals, knowledge of Kharif and Rabi crops.

Unit IV

  • Matter and Energy – Common properties of substances (color, state, ductility, solubility) various types of fuels; types of energy and transformation of one form into another; Applications of energy in daily life, sources of light, common properties of light. Basic knowledge of air, water, forest, wetlands, and deserts; different kinds of pollution, renewable and non-renewable resources of energy in Uttarakhand and concept of their conservation; weather and climate; water cycle.


  • Concept and scope of Environment Studies
  • The significance of Environment Studies, Integrated Environment Studies
  • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education learning Principles
  • Scope & relation to Science & Social Science
  • Approaches of presenting concepts Activities


  • Experimentation/Practical Work
  • Discussion
  • Comprehensive and Continuous Evaluation
  • Teaching material/Aids
  • Problems of Teaching

UTET Exam Pattern

Paper-I Pattern

The section-wise distribution of marks and the number of questions is as given below:

Subject Number of Questions Marks
Child development and pedagogy 30 30
First Language 30 30
Second Language 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Paper-II Pattern

The section-wise distribution of marks and the number of questions is as given below:

Subject Number of Questions Marks
Child development and pedagogy 30 30
First Language (Hindi / English) 30 30
Second Language (Hindi / English / Sanskrit / Urdu) 30 30
Mathematics / Science (for Mathematics and Science Teachers)
Social Studies (for Social Studies Teachers)
Others (for Other Subject Teachers)
60 60
Total 150 150

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