OTET 2021 Notification (Out), Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Form

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Board of Secondary Education Odisha (BSEO) announces Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) 2021

Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test 2021 (OTET 2021) – The Odisha Board of Secondary Education headquartered in Cuttack has invited online applications from eligible candidates for appearing at the Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) 2021.

Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) application form will be available from 20th February 2021, 08.00 am, till 08th March 2021 midnight on its official website. Check below for more detailed information about application form, eligibility, exam date etc.

 

Also see : OTET 2021 Admit Card released

 

OTET 2021
  • The Govt. have decided that, to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in government schools across the state, one should pass teacher eligibility test and accordingly, the following guidelines have been framed for conduct of the Teacher Eligibility Test called OTET in the State.
  • OTET shall be conducted once a year or as decided by the Government as per need.

OTET 2021 Important Dates

Events

Dates

Starting Date for Apply Online

20th Feb 2021 at 08:00 AM

Last Date to Apply Online

08th March 2021 till 11:45 PM

Last Date for Payment of Application Fee through Online/Offline

08th March 2021 till 11:45 PM

Note: However Submission of Form through online can be carried out till

09th March 2021 midnight

OTET Admit Card Issue Date

March 2021 (expected)

Examination Date for OTET

April 2021 (expected)

Eligibility Criteria for OTET 2021

  • Before filling the application, the form candidate should go through the eligibility criteria first. If the candidate will not fully fill all the eligibility criteria then that candidate will not be allowed to appear in the exam. From below candidates can see the Eligibility Criteria for OTET 2021.

Nationality

Candidates must hold Indian Citizenship.

Read and Write

Candidates must be able to read and write in Odia language.

Qualification of Primary Teachers – Paper I (Category A)

  • Class 12 with 50% of marks
  • The applicants must have D.EI.Ed or B.EI.Ed with at least 50% of the marks.
  • As per the new NCTE rules, B.Ed graduates are also eligible for primary teacher posts.
  • Therefore, B.Ed graduates with at least 50% of marks can apply for the OTET Paper I exam.
  • For reserved category candidates, there will be 5% relaxation in the marks.

Qualification for Class 6 to 8 Teachers – Paper II (Category B)

  • The applicant must be a B.Sc, B.Com, B.A, B.E/B.Tech graduate with at least 50% of the marks.
  • The applicant must have a B.Ed degree with at least 50% of the marks.
  • Candidates who have completed integrated B.A. B.Ed or B.Sc B.Ed are also eligible to apply.

OTET 2021 Application Process

  • The Information Brochure and Online Application Form are available in the website www.bseodisha.ac.in
  • Syllabus of the entrance examination is available in the website as well as in the Information Brochure

Instruction to Apply

  • Applications are invited from eligible candidates for appearing at the Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) 2021 as per the following guidelines:
  • Applications shall be received through ONLINE mode only on visiting the Link website www.bseodisha.ac.in
  • The payment of the fee shall be done through SBI Collect either in online or offline mode latest by 11.45 pm of 08th March 2021. However, filling up of forms through online can be carried.
  • The step by step instructions for online registration, guidelines containing applicability, eligibility & qualifying criteria of the candidates, syllabus & its structure, instructions for physical handicapped candidates & format for continuing certificate are available in the website www.bseodisha.nic.in
  • The date for downloading of Admit Cards & date of the Exam shall be notified in due course. Under no circumstances the last date for submission of application forms shall be extended

Exam Fee

For General/OBC/SEBC Category

Rs.500/-

For SC/ST Category

Rs.300/-

OTET 2021 Exam Pattern

Paper I

Test Name

Marks

Questions

Language- I (Odia/ Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali)

30

30

Language- II (English)

30

30

Child development and pedagogy

30

30

Mathematics

30

30

Environment studies

30

30

Paper II (Compulsory)

Name of test

Number of questions

Marks

Language- II (English)

30

30

Language- I (Odia/ Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali)

30

30

Child development and pedagogy

30

30

Optional

Name of test

Marks

Number of Questions

 Mathematics and Science

60

60 (30 questions from Mathematics and 30 questions from Science)

Social studies

60

60 (30 questions from History, Political science, and 30 questions from Geography)

Marking Scheme

  • One mark will be awarded for each correct answer. There will be no negative marking in the exam.

OTET 2021 Admit Card

  • After completion of the application process, admit cards for the exam will be released. The candidates who will fill the application form in time will be able to download the admit card from the official website at bseodisha.nic.in
  • The admit card will be released online no other mode will be introduced for downloading it. For downloading the admit card candidates have to provide the login credentials on the website.
  • The direct link will be provided here for the candidates. So that they can avail it easily

 

Also see : OTET 2021 Exam date announced, to be held on April 9

 

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website