UPTET result 2017: The Uttar Pradesh Exam Regulatory Authority on December 15 released the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET), 2017 result on the official website upbasiceduboard.gov.in. The website showed that results of over 1000 students were displayed as invalid, according to The Indian Express. Reason for the result being shown invalid is attributed to leaving a space empty or filling a wrong space for registration number or roll number booklet series number on the OMR sheet. OMR sheets of students who committed mistakes while filling their sheet were not even scrutinised. 3,49,192 students applied for primary and 6,27,578 students applied for upper primary level eligibility test. Out of the students applied, 808,348 students appeared combined in primary and upper primary level.
As per Hindustan Times report, 17.34 per cent candidates were declared eligible at primary level, while at upper primary level 7.87 per cent candidates passed the exam. In total, 11.11 per cent candidates combined were declared successful in the examination held on October 15, 2017. According to results declared, only 47, 975 candidates cleared the exam at primary level, while at upper primary level 41,888 candidates were able to clear the exam.
Students appearing for the exam complained of errors in admit cards while eight people were also caught impersonating during the exam. 1634 exam centres were available for the exam that was held in two parts – one from class 1 to 5 for the primary level and the other from class 6 to 8 for the upper primary level. The candidates who clear the exam will be eligible to apply for teaching jobs for five years. The number of times ;to apply for the exam is not restricted and students who have attempted paper 1 appeared for primary whereas the students who attempted paper 2 appeared for upper primary level. Eligible candidates can apply in both government operated and private schools.