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OSSTET 2019 Notification, Exam Date, Eligibility, Application Form

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OSSTET 2019 Notification - Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha has advertised a notification for the recruitment of Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test (OSSTET) 2019 vacancies
Those Candidates who are interested in the vacancy details & completed all eligibility criteria can read the Notification & Apply Online. This Online Application will be available from 07th December 2019 to 16th December 2019.

OSSTET Details

  • Name of Board: Odisha Board of Secondary Education (BSE Odisha)
  • Exam Name: Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test (OSSTET)
  • The Govt. of Odisha has prescribed guidelines for conducting Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test (OSSTET). After careful consideration, the Govt. have decided that, to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in any of the secondary schools of the state, one should pass teacher eligibility test and accordingly, the following guidelines have been framed for conduct of the Teacher Eligibility Test called OSSTET in the State.
  • The Teacher Eligibility Test shall be called “ODISHA SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST” (OSSTET)

Important Dates

  • Online Application Submission Start on 07th December 2019
  • Online Application Submission Last Date: 16th December 2019
  • Last Date of Fee Payment: 16th December 2019
  • Exam Date: To be announced

 

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Eligibility Criteria

  • General Eligibility: He or she must be a citizen of India
  • Ability to Read and Write Odia: The candidate must be capable to write and read Odia language. The following qualification will be taken into consideration to check the candidate’s ability in this regard:
  • The candidate must be able to read and write in Odia. Any one of the following qualification will be taken into consideration to ascertain this ability of the candidate
  • He/ she must have passed HSC Examination conducted by Board of Secondary Education, Odisha or an equivalent examination conducted by any other State Board or Central Board (like CBSE, ICSE) with Odia as a language subject i.e. First/ Second or Third Language
  • He/ She must have passed +2/ Higher Secondary Examination conducted by Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha with Odia as an examination subject
  • He must have passed Odia Examination of HSC/ 10th Standard Single Subject Examination conduct by the B.S.E., Odisha
  • In case the candidate desire to be language teacher like Hindi/ Classical Teachers (Sanskrit/ Telgu/ Urdu), passing Odia Examination of 07th Standard conducted by B.S.E., Odisha shall be allowed

Requisite Academic and Professional Qualification

  • The examination will be conducted in two different parts for the prospective teachers in two different categories such as:
  • Category I: Education Teachers (Trained Graduate Teachers in Science/ Arts, Hindi/ Classical Teacher (Sanskrit/ Urdu/ Telgu)
  • Category II: Physical Education Teacher
  • The requisite academic and professional qualification for admission to the OSSTET for these two categories are mentioned in the schedule/ table below.

Academic & Professional Qualification

Trained Graduate Arts

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Arts/ Commerce or Shastri(Sanskrit) Degree with two school subjects as Honours/ Elective / Pass/ Optional (list of school subjects at (annexure-I) from a recognised university having 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ ST/ PH/ SEBC candidate) AND
  • Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) from a NCTE Recognised Institution OR
  • Four year integrated B.A.B.Ed from NCTE recognised Institution with two school subjects as Honours/ Elective / Pass/ Optional (list of school subjects at annexure-I) having 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ ST /PH / SEBC candidates)

Trained Graduate Science (PCM/ CBZ)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in science / B.Tech/ B.E. Degree with two schools subject as Honours/ Elective / Pass/ Optional (list of school subjects at annexure-I) from a recognised university having 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ ST /PH / SEBC candidates) AND
  • Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) from a NCTE Recognised Institution OR
  • Four year integrated B.Sc.B.Ed from a NCTE Recognised Institution with two school subjects as Honours/ Elective / Pass/ Optional (list of school subjects at annexure-I) having 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ ST/ PH/ SEBC candidates)

Hindi Teacher 1

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University with Hindi as one of the Honours/ Elective/ Optional/ Pass subject with minimum 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ ST/ PH/ SEBC candidates) AND
  • Any one of the following training qualifications:
  • Hindi Sikshyan Parangat from Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra
  • B.H.Ed. a course prescribed by NCTE, from a recognized University/ Institution
  • B.Ed in Hindi, a course prescribed by NCTE, from Dakhin Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha, Madras OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University with minimum 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ ST/ PH/ SEBC candidates) WITH
  • One of the following qualifications:
  • Rastrabhasa Ratna from Rastrabhasa Prachar Samiti, Wardha,
  • Shastri (Hindi) from Orissa Rastrabhasa Parisad, Puri.
  • Snataka (Acquired by June -2005, the date up to which the temporary recognition has been granted) from Hindi Sikshya Samiti, Odisha, Cuttack AND
  • One of the following Training qualifications;
  • Hindi Sikshyan Parangat from Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra.
  • B.H.Ed. a course prescribed by NCTE, from a recognized University/ Institution.
  • B.Ed in Hindi, a course prescribed by NCTE, from Dakhin Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha, Madras

Classical Teacher (Sanskrit)

  • Bachelor’s Degree with Sanskrit as one of the Honours/ Elective / Optional/ Pass subject from a recognised university with minimum 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ ST/ PH/ SEBC Candidates) AND
  • Sikshya Shastri (Sanskrit), a course prescribed by NCTE, from a Recognised University/ Institution OR
  • Shastri (Sanskrit) Degree with minimum 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ ST/ PH/ SEBC candidates) from a recognized university AND Sikshya Shastri (Sanskrit), a course prescribed by NCTE, from a Recognised University/ Institution

Classical Teacher (Urdu)

  • Alim with 50% marks in aggregate (45% for PH candidates) and; B.Ed./ Urdu B.Ed. from a NCTE Recognised University/ Institution OR
  • B.A. (Persian) WITH 50% marks in aggregate (45% PH Candidates) AND
  • B.Ed./ Urdu B.Ed. from a NCTE Recognised University/ Institution

Classical Teacher (Telgu)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Arts having Telgu as subject with minimum 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ ST/ PH/ SEBC) candidates) AND
  • Telgu B. Ed. from a University / Institution recognized by NCTE

Physical Education Teacher

  • +2 or its equivalent examination from a recognized institution with minimum 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ ST/ PH/ SEBC) candidates) and; C.P.Ed./ B.P.Ed./ M.P.Ed. From a recognized Board/ University

Exam Pattern

  • Candidates should be aware of the examination pattern in order to secure good marks or qualify the exam. Odisha TET aspirants can check here relevant information on Odisha TET 2020 exam pattern:
  • There shall be two papers of the OSSTET viz Paper-I and Paper-II.
  • Persons having requisite academic and training qualifications as per Category-I have to appear in Paper –I of the Examination
  • Persons having requisite academic and training qualification as per Category–II have to appear in Paper-II of the examination.
  • The Duration of the Test in each paper shall be 2 hours and 30 minutes.
  • All questions will be Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) each carrying one mark with four alternatives out of which one is correct.
  • There shall be Four Sections in each paper.
  • In section-I, Language I, Odia shall be compulsory for all categories of posts.
  • In section-II, Language II, English shall be compulsory for all categories of posts.
  • In section-III, under stream TGT (Arts) and TGT (Science for both PCM & CBZ), the questions shall be in English. The questions in other streams like Classical Teacher (Sanskrit/ Telgu/ Urdu) and Hindi Teacher shall be in respective languages/ scripts.
  • The questions in Section III for Paper-II (Category-II- Physical Education Teacher) shall be from the contents of C.P.Ed. Course and shall be in English.
  • In Section-IV the questions in Child Development, Pedagogy, School Management and Evaluation shall be in English and Compulsory for both the categories.
  • There shall be no negative marking

Qualifying Marks

  • The minimum pass mark in each paper is 60%. A person securing 60% or more in each paper shall be considered to have qualified OSSTET. In case of SC/ ST/ PH/ SEBC candidates the minimum pass mark shall be 50%
  • Issue of Certificate and Mark Sheet:  Successful candidates shall be awarded OSSTET Pass Certificate by the B.S.E., Odisha.
  • Validity of OSSTET Certificate: The OSSTET Pass Certificate shall remain valid till the candidate reaches the upper age limit prescribed for recruitment of teachers as per rules or executive instructions prescribed by the Govt. from time to time
  • Number of Chances: There shall be no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring OSSTET Pass certificate
  • Weightage: The weightage of OSSTET scores in the recruitment process may be decided by the Government from time to time while prescribing the eligibility conditions for recruitment

Syllabus

  • The detail syllabus for subject of both the papers of OSSTET have been prepared by the Director, TE and SCERT, Odisha in consultation with BSE, Odisha and is available in the websites www.bseodisha.ac.in of B.S.E., Odisha.

OSSTET 2019 Application Procedure

  • Applicants must collect important information about the OSSTET 2019 exam before proceeding for applying
  • All the crucial information about the exam will be available on the official website (www.bseodisha.ac.in) of the exam conducting authority i.e. Board of Secondary Education, Odisha. Check the following information with regard to OSSTET application form 2019:
  • Candidates have to register online at official website of the concerned authority.
  • Access official website and read all the information with regard to eligibility and instructions for filling up an online application form.
  • Click on ‘New Registration’ tab and complete the registration process.
  • If you are already registered then login with user ID and password and fill the application form.
  • Candidates have to provide personal details, academic information, correspondence address and contact information in the application form.
  • Ensure all the information should be correct and true with regard to facts.
  • Make payment of application fee which is an essential part to complete the application process.
  • You can pay the fee through net banking, debit/credit card.
  • At the end take the printout of the confirmation page for future reference.