Odisha OTET

Starting Date for Apply Online: 12-11-2018 from 08:00 am

OTET 2018 exam that was scheduled to be held on January 16 has been cancelled due to paper leak.


Re-exam date is yet to be announced by the officials.

Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test

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 of Odisha.

OTET  exam that was scheduled to be held on January 16 has been cancelled due to paper leak. Re-exam date is yet to be announced by the officials.

OTET admit cards  have been released by BSE Odisha on January 9, 2019.

It may be noted that clearing OTET exam does not guarantee employment of a candidate in a school. “It is only one of the eligibility criteria for appointment,” states the official website.

All candidates who have cleared their Class XII or graduation are eligible to appear for OTET exam. The teaching eligibility test is conducted for two papers [Category A (Paper I) and Category B (Paper II)]. However, candidates can apply for only one paper. Also, a candidate who is eligible for paper II is not eligible to apply for paper I, informs the official website.

OTET Eligibility

OTET eligibility criteria for categories A and B is as mentioned below:

OTET Eligibility Criteria for Category-A (Paper-I)

Candidates fulfilling any one of the below-mentioned parameters meet OTET  eligibility criteria for Category-A (Paper-I):

• Candidates should clear Class XII with at least 50% (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD candidates) aggregate marks. Also, candidates should possess a two-year diploma in Elementary Education (CT or DElEd).

• Candidates should clear Class XII with at least 45% (40% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD candidates) aggregate marks. Also, candidates should possess a two-year diploma in Elementary Education, in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations, 2002.

• Candidates should clear Class XII with at least 50% (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD candidates) aggregate marks. Also, candidates should possess a four-year diploma in BElEd.

• Candidates should clear Class XII with at least 50% (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD candidates) aggregate marks. Also, candidates should possess a two-year diploma in Special Education.

• Candidates should clear graduation in any stream. Also, candidates should possess a two-year diploma in Elementary Education/ Special Education

OTET Eligibility Criteria for Category-B (Paper-II)

Candidates fulfilling either of the below-mentioned parameters meet OTET eligibility criteria for Category-B (Paper-II):

• Candidates should clear graduation with at least 50% (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD candidates) marks. Also, candidates should pass a one-year course in Bachelor in Education (BEd).

• Candidates should clear graduation with at least 45% (40% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD candidates) marks. Also, candidates should pass one-year BEd course in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard.

• Candidates should clear graduation with at least 50% (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD candidates) marks. Also, candidates should pass a one-year course in BEd (Special Education).

• Candidates should clear Class XII with at least 50% (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD candidates) aggregate marks. Also, candidates should pass a four-year BA Ed/ BSc Ed course.

Note: All candidates meeting eligibility criteria to apply under Category-B (Paper-II) are not eligible to apply under Category-A (Paper-I).

Also, all untrained candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PwD category securing at least 45% marks in Class XII/ graduation are also eligible to apply for OTET exam. “This is only to provide better opportunities to SC, ST, and PH candidates and this does not give them any entitlement for engagement,” informs the official website

OTET Process

Step 1: Fill OTET Application Form

For OTET registrations, candidates first need to fill the application form in the online mode on the official website of the exam. In the application form, candidates need to fill details such as their name, father’s name, gender, valid email address, mobile number, school/ college name, percentage scored in last qualifying exam, etc.

Candidates can pay OTET application fee in the online (via debit card/ net banking) or offline mode (via SBI Collect).

Category

OTET Application Fee

General/ OBC/ SEBC

Rs 500

SC/ ST

Rs 300

Check complete details on OTET application form.

Step 2: Download OTET Admit Card

Candidates can download their OTET 20 admit card from the official website of the exam. OTET admit card will contain candidate details (name, roll number, etc.) as well as exam details (date and time of exam, exam centre name and address, etc.)
Check complete details on OTET admit card.

Step 3: Appear for OTET Exam

Next, candidates need to appear for OTET  exam. The exam will contain two papers, Paper-I and Paper-II. Candidates can appear for any one of the papers only. In case, a candidate registers for both papers, his/ her candidature for both papers shall be rejected, informs the official website.
Check OTET exam pattern

Step 4: Check OTET Result

OTET result will be declared on the official website of the college. It may be noted that minimum qualifying marks for OTET exam is 60% (50% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD candidates).

Candidates whose names appear in OTET merit list will then be eligible for teaching jobs in different schools of Odisha.
Check complete details on OTET result.

OTET Exam Centers

BSE Odisha has not yet released details regarding OTET exam centres. However, candidates can check complete details about their allotted OTET exam centre on their respective admit cards.

It may be noted that once a test centre is allotted to a candidate it cannot be changed under any circumstances. Regarding the same, the official website informs, “The change of examination centre is not permissible.”

OTET Admit Card

OTET admit cards 2018 have been released by BSE Odisha on its official website. All candidates can download the admit card from the official website of the exam using their registration number and email ID. Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to download OTET admit card:

Step 1: Visit the official website of BSE Odisha.

Step 2: Click on OTET Admit Card link.

Step 3: Enter registration number and email ID

OTET Contact Information

Address

 

Board of Secondary Education

Manikhamb, Balasore

Odisha 756001

 

Phone Number

 

2415460, 2415428, 2415429, 2415439

 

Email ID

 

info@bseodisha.ac.in

 

Website

 

www.bseodisha.ac.in

 

Official Website: www.bseodisha.ac.in

 

Phone Number: 2415439

OTET Application Form

OTET Applications Out

 

All candidates willing to apply for OTET can fill the application form in online mode as per the steps mentioned below:

 

Step 1: Register on OTET exam portal

 

To start with, candidates need to visit the official website of BSE Odisha and click on the “Online Application for OTET ” link. On clicking the link, a new page will open on which candidates need to click on the “Click Here for New Registration” link. Thereafter, candidates need to enter details such a


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