OTET 2019: Exam Date, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Answer key, Result, Cut off

OTET - Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test
OTET - Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test

Just as other Teacher Eligibility Tests Odisha State conducts OTET every year. This exam is conducted online. The last date to apply online for the OTET 2019 is 29th July 2019. Here in this article, you will come to know about all important information about the Odisha Teacher Eligibility Exam 2019 such as exam date, admit card, result, answer key, eligibility criteria, exam pattern and syllabus etc.

All the serious and interested candidates must read the complete article carefully.

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OTET Basic Details

Name of ExamOdisha Teacher Eligibility Test
Other NameOTET
Conducting BodyBoard of Secondary Education Odisha
Start of Application Form15th July 2019
End of Online Application Form29th July 2019
Date of Exam05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16 & 17 Aug 2019
Mode of Online application formOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Number of Papers2
Negative MarkingNo

Odisha TET Important Dates

Dates such as exam date, date of release of answer key, OTET Result Date etc.

Important EventsDates
Commencement of online registration of application15/07/2019
Closure of registration of application29/07/2019 (Time:05.00 PM)
Closure for editing application details29/07/2019 (Time:05.00 PM)
Last date for printing your application29/07/2019 (Time:05.00 PM)
Online Fee Payment15/07/2019 to 29/07/2019 (Time:05.00 PM)
OTET Exam DateFrom 5th August 2019
Odisha TET Admit Card DownloadFrom 2nd August 2019
Date of release of OTET Answer keyWill be Notified Later
Date of Release of Final OTET ResultWill be Notified Later

Odisha TET Eligibility Criteria 2019

Paper 1: Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (CT or D.El.Ed.).

Paper 2: Graduation and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known).

Read Complete OTET Eligibility Criteria 2019

Odisha TET Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2019

Odisha TET Paper 1 Exam Pattern 2019

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
Child Development and pedagogy3030
Language I (Odia, Urdu, Hindi, Telugu, Bengali)3030
Language II (English)3030
Environmental Studies3030

Also, Read: OTET Paper 1 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

OTET Paper 2 Exam Pattern

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
Child Development and pedagogy3030
Language I (Odia, Urdu, Hindi, Telugu, Bengali)3030
Language II (English)3030

Optional Paper

AreaNo. of QuestionsMark
For Mathematics, Science Teachers60 (30 Ques from mathematics and 30 Ques from science)60
For Social studies Teachers60 (30 Ques from History and Political Science and 30 Ques from Geography)60
Note: In each subject area 20 Ques will be set from contents & 10 Ques from Pedagogy

Also, See: OTET Paper 2 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

  • There shall be two papers of the OTET viz- Paper-I and Paper-II.
  • The total duration of the test in each paper shall be 2½ hours.
  • All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), each carrying one mark with four alternatives out of which one answer is correct.
  • The question papers in non-language subjects shall be bilingual i.e. in Odia and English.
  • 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.
  • Language-II subject shall be English for all candidates.
  • There shall be no negative marking.

OTET Application Fee 2019

Odisha TET 2019 Online Application Fee Details

  • OTET 2019 Application fee starts from 15th July 2019.
  • OTET 2019 Application fee the last date is 29th July 2019.
CategoryOTET Application Fee
General/ OBC/ SEBCRs 500
SC/ STRs 300

OTET Result 2019

  • BSE Odisha will announce the result of OTET 2019 at bseodisha.nic.in, bseodisha.ac.in.
  • The Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test results are published via login.
  • Candidates have to login to check their result indicating score obtained in paper 1/2, and whether they have qualified or not.
  • Candidates who obtain marks equal to or more than the qualifying marks only are declared as qualified.
  • Only those who qualify as per OTET results are provided with TET eligibility certificate and they can then participate in Odisha Teacher Recruitment for classes I to VIII.

OTET Qualifying marks

As per govt norms, qualifying marks are 60% (90 out of 150) in Odisha TET.

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