Odisha TET 2015 - Syllabus, Exam Date, Application Form

Odisha TET 2015 - All candidates can find here Odisha TET 2015 Important Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Cut-off Marks etc. online. Online Registration would open on 04.01.2015 and closes on 18.01.2015 at 23:59 hrs.

Applications are invited strictly ONLINE by logging on to Board of Secondary Education web site  bseodisha.nic.in from the intending eligible candidates, to appear at the 2nd OTET 2013.

OTET 2015 Eligibility Criteria:

1:- Candidates having the following minimum qualifications shall be eligible for appearing at 2nd OTET 2013, as specified in Resolution No.14302/ SME/ Dt.04.06.2012 and letter No.23860/SME Dt.21.10.2013 of Govt. in School & Mass Education Department, Odisha,

Bhubaneswar. FOR CATEGORY –A (PAPER-I) i.e. -
Higher Secondary (+2 or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education / 2 years Diploma in Education (Special Education) approved by RCI (Rehabilitation Council of India)/ Graduation with 2 years Diploma in Elementary Education / 2 years Diploma in Special Education approved by RCI.

Graduation with at least 50% marks with 1 year Bachelor‟s Degree in Education (B.Ed.)/ 1 year B.Ed. (Special Education) approved by RCI/Higher Secondary (+2 or equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 years B.A. Ed./ B.Sc. Ed. (integrated course).

Provided that relaxation of 5% in qualifying marks in +2 or at the graduation level, as the case may be; shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/ SEBC category.

Provided further that candidates who have secured minimum marks in +2 or graduation level, as the case may be; as prescribed at the time of admission into Teacher Education Course; shall also be eligible to appear at 2nd OTET 2013.

2:- Candidates who are pursuing (Final Year) of any of the teacher education courses (recognized by NCTE or by the RCI as the case may be) specified above, in both the categories; can also appear at 2nd OTET 2013.

Untrained candidates, ONLY belonging to SC, ST & PH category having required percentage of marks (5% relaxation in minimum qualifying marks in +2 or Graduation Level as the case may be, for the candidates belonging to SC, ST categories) shall be eligible. THIS IS INTENDED TO FACILITATE BETTER OPPORTUNITY TO SC, ST & PH CANDIDATES AND THIS DOES NOT GIVE THEM ANY ENTITLEMENT / RIGHT FOR ENGAGEMENT.

4:- Candidates eligible to apply under category –„B‟ of the State‟s guide line (Resolution No.14302/SME/Dt.04.06.2012), shall not be eligible to apply under category-A.


The duration of the test in each paper shall be two hours & thirty minutes. All questions shall be of multiple choice category carrying one mark with four alternatives; out of which the candidates are required to find out one correct answer. The candidates shall record the answers on OMR Sheet by darkening the circles completely with Blue/ Black ball point pen only.
The question papers in non-language subjects shall be in Odia & English. The candidates have to choose any one of the following language for language-I, in both paper; i.e. Odia, Hindi, Telugu, Urdu and Bengali. Language-II shall be English for all candidates in both the papers. Candidates applying for Paper-II shall have to choose either Mathematics & Science or Social Studies as one the Optional Subject. There shall be no negative marks.
The minimum pass mark in each paper is 60%. A person securing 60% or more in a paper shall be considered OTET Pass. In case of SC, ST, PH, OBC/ SEBC candidate, the minimum pass mark shall be 50%. There shall be no restriction on the number of attempts a person can make for acquiring OTET qualifying certificate. A person who has qualified in OTET may also appear again for improving his / her score. The validity period of OTET qualifying certificate / mark sheet shall be a period of 07(seven) years from the date of OTET Exam.
Successful candidates shall be awarded with an OTET Certificate by Board of Secondary Education, Odisha. Eligibility mentioned at para (i) to (iv)/ above, shall  be verified by the recruiting agency/ appropriate authorities at the time of recruitment. The result shall be processed on the basis of the information furnished by the candidates in the online application. No complaints/ revision shall be entertained after online submission of application or after publication of result.

Application should be submitted strictly ONLINE by logging on to Board of Secondary Education , Odisha, Cuttack website bseodisha.nic.in and click on “OTET 2013” and subsequently enter relevant paper (Paper-I or Paper-II). Application will not be accepted through any other mode. The website will be kept open from 03.01.2015 and close on 17.01.2015 at 23.59 hrs for submission of online application form. Candidates are allowed to apply only once and applications once submitted cannot be altered under any circumstances. Candidates are required to possess a valid e-mail ID and mobile number, which is to be entered in the Application form, so that intimation regarding downloading of Hall Ticket for Written Test can be sent.

Board of Secondary Education, Odisha will not be responsible for bouncing / loss of any e-mail sent to the candidates, due to invalid/ wrong email ID provided by the candidate or for delivery of e-mail to spam/ bulk mail folder or for delay/ non receipt of information, if the candidate fails to access his/her mail/ website in time. However, necessary information will be hoisted on Board of Secondary Education, Odisha website from time to time. Candidates are required to pay the application fee of Rs. 350/- (Rupees Three Hundred Fifty) only through SBI Challan generated from the web site or Online. On submission of forms and fees candidate will get e-mail and SMS regarding his / her registration number and password. The system will generate challan and the candidates have to print the Challan Copy. Candidate, using Application number and Password can also print the application for future reference.

Online Registration would open on 04.01.2015 and closes on 18.01.2015 at 23:59 hrs.
Step- 1 : Log on to bseodisha.nic.in
Step-2 : Click on “OTET” and subsequently enter the relevant paper applied for.
Step-3 :Read the Advertisement carefully and be ready with the scan copies of the documents mentioned above and then click on “Register Online” & fill up the Online Application Form with your details.
Step-4 : Click SUBMIT, take a print of the Challan copy after it is displayed or follow the link for Online payment.
Step -5 : Please save the filled in application on to your local system for future printing/ reference using Application number and password.

Application fees:

Aspirants need to pay application fee Rs. 350/- via online mode /Challan and paid in any state bank of India.

Candidates have to upload the following documents/ certificates while filling up the online application form :-
a. Scan copy of Date of Birth (SSLC/ Matriculation Marks List as applicable).
b. Scan copy(s) of Qualification documents.
c. Scan copy of Caste/ Community Certificate (Applicable for SC/ST/OBC/SEBC)
d. Scan copy of Disability Certificate, if applicable.
e. Scan copy of +2 Certificate for Untrained Candidate (SC/ST/PH)
f. Scan copy of “Continuing certificate” for candidate appearing Qualifying Exam.-2015.

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