OTET Exam

OTET 2022 - Application Form, Admit Card, Exam Date, Pattern, Syllabus & Result

Last Modified on : 29 Sep 2022

OTET, Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test, is conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha for B.Ed. or equivalent degree holders to become eligible for recruitment as a teacher in different government, private aided, and private unaided schools in the state. Qualifying OTET makes candidates eligible for the recruitment of teachers for classes I to VIII.

The exam is conducted for two papers and candidates can appear for one or both the papers as per their eligibility. The article here covers the latest updates and information related to the OTET 2022 examination. Read on to know more.

SOTET 2022 Update:

- The application form was released for SOTET on 5th August 2022.

- The last date for application submission for SOTET was 12th August 2022.

- The admit card for SOTET was released on 23rd August 2022.

OTET 2022 - Quick Highlights

Exam Name

Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) 2022

Exam conducting authority

Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha

Official website

http://www.bseodisha.ac.in/

Exam Level

State

Application Mode

Online

Exam Mode

Offline

Exam Duration

150 minutes each for both papers

Scroll left or right to view full table

 

OTET Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

  • UGC NET Paper 2 Solved Papers - 44 Subjects (E-Book) Download
  • CTET Paper I & Paper II Previous Year Solved Papers (2011 - 2016) (E-Book) Download
  • UGC NET 14 Years Previous Solved Papers + 6000 MCQ Combo (E-Book) Download
  • UGC NET Paper 1- 6000 MCQ (E-book) Download
  • UGC NET Paper 1- 14 Year Solved Paper (E-book) Download

OTET Exam 2022 Important Dates

Important dates related to the OTET 2022 exam are as follows:

OTET 2022 Events

Important Dates 

Notification release

To be announced

Application process begins

To be announced

Application process ends

To be announced

Admit card availability

To be announced

OTET 2022 exam

To be announced

Result declaration

To be announced

Scroll left or right to view full table

OTET Exam 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

OTET 2022 Exam Pattern

OTET exam comprises two papers. Both papers have 150 multiple-choice questions, which are to be answered in 2.5 hours. There is no negative marking in the exam. The detailed pattern for both papers is as under:

Pattern for Paper-I (Classes I to V teachers)

Subject Area

Number of Questions

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

Language-I (Hindi/ Odia/ Telugu/ Bengali/ Urdu)

30

Language-II (English

30

Mathematics

30

Environment Studies

30

TOTAL

150

Scroll left or right to view full table

Marking Scheme - Each question will be for 1 mark.

Pattern for Paper-II (Classes VI to VIII teachers)

Subject Area

Number of Questions

Child Development and Pedagogy

30

Language-I (Hindi/ Odia/ Telugu/ Bengali/ Urdu)

30

Language-II (English

30

Mathematics & Science

OR

Social Studies

60 (30 from Mathematics and 30 from Science in Mathematics and Science; 30 from History and Political Science and 30 from Geography in Social Studies)

TOTAL

150

Scroll left or right to view full table

Marking Scheme - 1 mark will be awarded for every correct response.

OTET 2022 Syllabus

BSE Odisha will release the OTET 2022 syllabus along with the official notification. Candidates can check the detailed syllabus on the official website or you can check our article on the OTET 2022 Syllabus.

OTET Exam 2022 Eligibility

Candidates can appear for Paper-I or Paper-II or for both as per the eligibility conditions they meet. Check the conditions before filling out the application form.

Eligibility for Paper-I

Candidates must meet any one of the following criteria for appearing in Paper-I:

  • Should have passed Class XII examination with at least 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC/SEBC/PwD categories) aggregate marks. And, should possess a two-year diploma in Elementary Education (CT or DElEd).
  • Should have passed Class XII with at least 45% (40% for SC/ST/OBC/SEBC/PwD categories) aggregate marks. Also, candidates should have a two-year diploma in Elementary Education, in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations, 2002.
  • Should have cleared Class XII with at least 50% (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD categories) aggregate marks. Also, candidates should possess a four-year diploma in Elementary Education (BElEd).
  • Should have cleared Class XII with at least 50% (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD categories) aggregate marks. Also, candidates should possess a two-year diploma in Special Education.
  • Should have done graduation in any stream. Also, candidates should possess a two-year diploma in Elementary Education/ Special Education.

Eligibility for Paper-II

Candidates must meet any one of the following criteria for appearing in Paper-II:

  • Should have done graduation with at least 50% (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD) marks. Also, candidates should have passed a one-year course in Bachelor in Education (BEd).
  • Should have done graduation with at least 45% (40% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD candidates) marks. Also, candidates should have passed a one-year BEd course in accordance with the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard.
  • Should have completed graduation with at least 50% (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD candidates) marks. Also, candidates should have passed a one-year course in BEd (Special Education).
  • Should have passed Class XII with at least 50% (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD categories) aggregate marks. Also, candidates should have passed a four-year BSc-Ed/BA-Ed course.

Recommended Study Material for OTET Exam

  • Computer Sciences & Applications (Paper I, II & III) Previous Years Papers Download
  • Trueman's UGC NET Computer Science Download

OTET Exam 2022 Application Process

The OTET 2022 online application process start date is yet to be announced. Candidates can apply only through the online mode. The application form is to be filled out carefully as there is no provision for correction in the form once the application process is closed. Here are the steps to fill out the OTET 2022 application form:

  • Candidates need to visit the official website http://www.bseodisha.ac.in/ and click on the ‘Online Application for OTET 2022’ link.
  • Then, click the ‘Click Here for New Registration’’ option.
  • Provide all the details asked for completing the registration process.
  • Submit the details for completing the registration process.
  • Once the registration is successful, log in using the registered ID and password.
  • Verify your email ID and you will be redirected to the application fee payment page after successful verification.
  • Pay the application fee online (net banking/ debit card/ credit card) or offline (SBI Challan) mode.
  • Wait for 12 hours after fee payment for completing the remaining application process.
  • After 12 hours, complete the application form with details such as personal information, educational qualification, address, declaration, etc.
  • After the ‘Final Submission’, the application process will be complete.

OTET Application Fee

Categories

Application Fee Amount

General/ OBC

₹ 500/-

SC/ ST

₹ 300/-

Scroll left or right to view full table

OTET Exam 2022 Other Details

OTET 2022 Admit Card

The OTET 2022 admit card release date will be announced on the official website. Candidates are required to download the same using their login details. Here are the steps to be followed:

  • Visit the official website - bseodisha.ac.in.
  • Click on the link for Admit Card for OTET-2022 under the ‘Latest Updates’ section.
  • Follow the procedure to download the admit card as per the paper you have applied for.
  • Once the OTET admit card appears on the screen, check all the details.
  • Download the admit card and take a print.

Details Mentioned on the Admit Card

The following details are mentioned on the OTET 2022 admit card:

  • Candidate’s name
  • Candidate’s roll number
  • Candidate’s Photograph
  • Candidate’s Signature
  • Parents’ Name
  • Exam date
  • Exam time
  • Address of exam venue
  • Exam day instructions

OTET 2022 Exam Result

OTET 2022 results will be released on the official website in the form of a merit list. Those who make it to the merit list will be eligible to teach at schools in Odisha. Candidates can also check their scorecards through their registered accounts. The minimum qualifying marks for OTET 2022 are:

  • General category - 60%
  • SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ PwD categories - 50%

OTET 2022 - Frequently Asked Questions

Check out the frequently asked questions related to the OTET 2022 exam for answers to your queries.

Question 1: When and How can I download the OTET 2022 admit card?

The admit cards are available on the official website. You can download the same using your registered ID and password.

Question 2: When will be the OTET 2022 exam conducted?

The Exam Date is yet to be announced.

Question 3: Will the OTET 2022 exam be conducted through online mode?

No, the exam will be conducted offline mode.

Question 4: Can I appear for both papers?

Yes, you can only if you meet the eligibility conditions for both.

Question 5: What will be the format of the questions in the exam?

The question will be of a multiple-choice type in both papers.

Question 6: Will there be any deduction in marks for the wrong answers?

No.

Question 7: Will the Board releases the answer key?

Yes, the answer key will be released soon after the exam, along with the OMR sheets.

Question 8: When will be the OTET 2022 result announced?

The OTET 2022 result date will be announced later.

Question 9: I belong to the SC category. What will be the qualifying marks for me?

Candidates belonging to reserved categories are required to secure 55% marks in the OTET exam.

Question 10: What is the validity of the OTET certificate?

The certificate will remain valid for seven years.

0 Comments