OTET Exam 2021 : Last Day Reminder For Apply Online; Check Syllabus, Eligibility Criteria & Exam Pattern

OTET Exam 2021: Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha has released the notification of the Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET). Now, the OTET application form is available on the official website of the exam. Eligible candidates may apply for OTET From 20th February 2021 to 8th March 2021 (11:45 PM).

Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha conducts Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) in order to select candidates for the appointment of teacher for Classes I to VIII in government, private aided, and private unaided schools in Odisha.

OTET Highlights 2021

Exam Name OTET (Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test) 2021
Conducting Body Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha
Exam Level State
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Duration 150 minutes
Exam Purpose To shortlist candidates for appointment as teachers in schools of Odisha
Official Website http://www.bseodisha.ac.in/

OTET 2021 Important Schedule

Starting Date for Apply Online 20-02-2021 at 08:00 AM
Last Date to Apply Online 08-03-2021 till 11:45 PM
Last Date for payment of application Fee through Online/ Offline 08-03-2021 till 11:45 PM

How to Fill OTET Application Form 2021?

Step 1: Fresh Candidates Register on OTET official website i.e http://www.bseodisha.ac.in/.Candidates need to visit the official website of BSE Odisha and click on the “Online Application for OTET 2021” link. And fill all the required information.

Note: If you have already registered, click “Login” button, otherwise click on “New Registration” to register.You can use same mobile no. and e-mail ID for registration in both the papers separately.

Step 2: Application form has the following six sections.
(a) Personal Information
(b) Eligibility Criteria
(c) Educational Qualification
(d) Address
(e) Information Sheet
(f) Payment & Declaration

Step 3: Four sections from the beginning can be filled up one by one starting from (a) -> (b) -> (c) ->(d). However, after reaching section (d), one can again come back to “c”, “b” or “a” and update the
information already entered.

Step 4: After correctly entering all the required four sections, click the section “Information Sheet” so that whatever the data entered by you can be displayed on screen along with your photograph. Take a print out of the Information Sheet & check whether information entered by you is 100% correct or not.

Step 5: Enter all the mandatory fields and upload the required certificates/ documents/ photos in jpg/jpeg/.jpg/.png file within the specified size. Thereafter click ‘SUBMIT’ button to go to the next stage i.e. “Eligibility Criteria”.

Step 6: Enter all the required fields under “Eligibility Criteria” and ‘SUBMIT’ to go to the next stage i.e. “Educational Qualification”.

Step 7: Candidates can appear Paper-I or Paper-II or both the papers as per their eligibility. The candidates appearing both Paper-I & II shall have to fill up application form separately.

Step 8: The print of “Information Sheet” can be downloaded and wherever correction is required that can be effected in the application. In case information submitted by you as seen from “Information Sheet” is correct, click “Next Payment & Declaration” button to go for “Declaration & Payment”.

Step 9: Payment can be made through Axis Bank Easy Pay only in following three ways.
(i) Internet Banking (Online Mode)
(ii) Credit/ Debit Card (Online Mode)
(iii) Cash payment through bank challan (Offline mode)

Or

For OFFLINE (Cash) payment, generate Pay in Slip which is the Bank Challan form. The cash payment has to be done through the nearest branch of Axis Bank.

For offline cases, the candidate has to log out after payment is made and wait maximum for about next 12 hours to submit the URN Number, because this Number has to be authenticated by the server as regard to whether payment has been made through the said URN Number or not.

Direct Link TO Apply OTET Exam 2021

OTET Application FEE:

Category OTET Application Fee (in Rs)
General/ OBC/ SEBC 500
SC/ ST 300

OTET Eligibility 2021

For Category – A: 

  • Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education (CT or D.El.Ed.). or
  • Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education. or
  • Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) or
  • Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2 year Diploma in Education (Special Education). or
  • Graduation and two year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). or
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)

For Category  – B:

  • Graduation and 2 year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). or
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and 1 year bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) or
  • Graduation with at least 45% marks and 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) or
  • Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) or
  • Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 year B.A./ B.Sc, Ed or B.A. Ed./ B.Sc. Ed or
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and 1 year B.Ed. (Special Education).

OTET Eligibility Criteria 2021  [PDF]

OTET Exam Pattern

(I) There shall be two papers of the OTET viz- Paper-I and Paper-II.
(II) Total duration of the test in each paper shall be 2½ hours.
(III) All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), each carrying one mark with four alternatives out of which one answer is correct.
(IV) The question papers in non-language subjects shall be bilingual i.e. in Odia and English.
(V) Following languages shall be offered in Language – I:- Odia, Hindi, Telugu,
Urdu, Bengali. The candidate has to choose any one of the above languages for Language-I subject.
(VI) Language-II subject shall be English for all candidates.
(VII) There shall be no negative marking

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

Subject Area Number of Questions Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30
Language-I (Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali) 30 30
Language-II (English) 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environment Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

It may be noted that in each subject area 20 questions will be from contents and 10 questions from Pedagogy.

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)

Subject Area Number of Questions Marks
Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30
Language-I (Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali) 30 30
Language-II (English) 30 30
Mathematics & Science 60 (30 questions from Mathematics and 30 questions from Science) 60
Social Studies 60 (30 questions from History as well as Political Science and 30 questions from Geography) 60

Note: Out of ‘Mathematics & Science’ and ‘Social Studies’, candidates need to attempt questions from any one subject area.

Also, in each subject area 20 questions will be from contents and 10 questions from Pedagogy.

Marking scheme: Candidates will be awarded one mark for each correct answer. No mark will be deducted for any incorrect answer.

OTET Syllabus 2021 

OTET Admit Card 2021 

OTET admit card 2021 release date has not been released yet. The OTET  admit card will be released by BSE Odisha on the official website OTET exam. All candidates can download the admit card by using their registration number and email ID. The OTET 2021 exam date will be released by Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha.

OTET Result 2021 

OTET result 2021 will be released by Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha. The result will be available on the official website of the board after six week of examination. Candidates can check the OTET result on the official website of the exam by logging into their registered accounts details..

 

More Details For OTET 2021  CLICK HERE
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