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OTET 2019 Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test Notification, Dates, Application

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Board of Secondary Education Odisha (BSEO) announces Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) 2019

Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test 2019 (OTET 2019) - 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) 2019.

Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) application form will be available from 15th July 2019, on its official website. Check below for more detailed information about application form, eligibility, exam date etc.

 

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Odisha OTET 2019

  1. 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.
  2. OTET shall be conducted once a year or as decided by the Government as per need.

 

Also See: CTET 2019 Notification and Dates

 

OTET 2019 Important Dates

  1. Online link will be available (24x7) from 15th July 2019, 10.00 am till 26th July 2019, 05.00 pm
  2. The Payment of the fee shall be done through online mode only till 29th July 2019, 04.00 pm
  3. Last Date to make Payment for the Online Application Form: 29th July 2019
  4. Downloading of Admit Card: To be announced
  5. Date of Exam: To be announced

 

OTET 2019 Eligibility Criteria 

  1. Before filling the application, form candidate should go through the eligibility criteria first. If the candidate will not full fill all the eligibility criteria then that candidate will not be allowed to appear in the exam. From below candidate can see the Eligibility Criteria for OTET 2019.
  2. Nationality: Candidate must hold Indian Citizenship.
  3. Read and Write: Candidate must be able to read and write in Odia language.

 

Qualification of Primary Teachers – Paper I (Category A)

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

 

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

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

 

OTET 2019 Exam Pattern

OTET Exam Pattern for Category-A (Paper-I)

  1. OTET 2018 exam pattern for Paper-I is such that there will be 150 multiple choice questions in the exam that candidates need to complete in 2.5 hours duration. 30 questions of 30 marks will be asked from the following Subject:

1.    Child Development & Pedagogy
2.    Language-I (Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali)
3.    Language-II (English)
4.    Mathematics
5.    Environment Studies

  1.  It may be noted that in each subject area 20 questions will be from contents and 10 questions from Pedagogy.
  2. Marking scheme: One mark will be awarded for each correct answer. There will be no negative marking in the exam.

 
OTET Exam Pattern for Category-B (Paper-II)

  1.  Similar to the pattern for Paper-I, OTET 2019 exam pattern for Paper-II is such that the question paper will contain a total of 150 objective-type multiple choice questions. The duration of the exam will be 2.5 hours. 30 questions of 30 marks will be asked from the following Subject

1.    Child Development & Pedagogy
2.    Language-I (Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali)
3.    Language-II (English)
4.    Mathematics & Science (30 questions from Mathematics and 30 questions from Science)
5.    Social Studies (30 questions from History as well as Political Science and 30 questions from Geography)

  1.  Note: Out of ‘Mathematics & Science’ and ‘Social Studies’, candidates need to attempt questions from any one subject area.
  2. Also, in each subject area 20 questions will be from contents and 10 questions from Pedagogy.
  3. Marking scheme: Candidates will be awarded one mark for each correct answer. No marks will be deducted for any incorrect answer.

 

Admit Card for OTET 2019

  1. After completion of the application process, the admit card 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
  2. 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.
  3. The direct link will be provided here for the candidates. So that they can avail it easily

 

OTET 2019 Application Form

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

 

Instruction to Apply

  1. Applications are invited from eligible candidates for appearing at the Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) 2019 as per the following guidelines:
  2. Applications shall be received through ONLINE mode only on visiting the Link website www.bseodisha.ac.in
  3. ONLINE link will be available (24 X 7) from 15th July 2019, 12.00 Noon till 26th July 2019, 11.45 pm
  4. The payment of the fee shall be done through SBI Collect either in online or offline mode latest by 11.45 pm of 29th July 2019. However, filling up of forms through online can be carried
  5. 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
  6. 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

 

Application Fee

  • Application Fee is Rs.500/- to be paid through SBI Collect Portal