OTET Syllabus 2018 – Odisha TET Exam Pattern for Paper-I & Paper-II

OTET Syllabus 2018: Every year Odisha Board of Secondary Education conducts Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET). Candidates intending to seek employment as a Teacher in government/ private schools of Odisha will usually write this exam to obtain the Teacher eligibility certificate from government. The official notification for OTET 2018 Exam will be released soon. As soon as the notification is let out, candidates those who had applied for this exam may search for exam study materials over internet, for doing preparations. To ease their search, we have provided the OTET Syllabus 2018 and exam pattern for Paper 1 and Paper 2 in the below section. Interested aspirants make use of the material and crack in exam. All the Best!

OTET Syllabus 2018 – Highlights
Authority Odisha Board of Secondary Education
Exam Name Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) 2018
Exam Category Paper-I: TET certificate for 1st to 5th standard Teacher posts
Paper-II: TET certificate for 6th to 8th standard Teacher posts
Exam Mode Online/ Offline mode
Exam Date November/ December 2018
Material OTET Syllabus 2018 PDF for Paper 1 and Paper 2
Website www.bseodisha.ac.in

OTET Syllabus 2018

Odisha Board of Secondary Education conducts High School examinations, prepares courses of studies, designs text books and teaching materials. One of the eligibility examination that will be conducted every year by this board is Odisha TET. Nowadays, OTET has turned as one of the eligibility certificate for appointing aspirants as a Teacher for 1st to 8th standard students in Odisha schools. So all candidates those who aspire to become as a Teacher in Odisha schools will come forward and write this exam.

  • Paper-I: For 1st to 5th standard TET certificate
  • Paper-II: For 6th to 8th standard TET certificate

OTET 2018 exam date will be announced soon. To score more marks in this upcoming exam, all aspirants have to do proper preparation. For preparation, exam pattern and syllabus are the necessary study materials. With an intention of helping aspirants those who are going to participate on this upcoming exam we have provided the OTET Syllabus 2018 and exam pattern for Paper 1 and Paper 2 hereunder. Scroll down the page to note down or download it.

Main Topics in OTET Exam 2018: The core fields from which questions would be asked on Paper 1 and Paper 2 OTET exams are listed below.

  • Child Psychology and development, pedagogy
  • Language-I (Odia/ Urdu)
  • Language-II (English)
  • Environmental Studies
  • Mathematics

OTET Exam Pattern 2018

Look into the OTET Exam Pattern 2018 that is tabulated below, if you need to know about the number of questions that will be asked on exam, total marks for which exam would be conducted and exam duration.

Paper-I:

Sl.no Subjects No of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Child Psychology and development, pedagogy 30 questions 30 marks
2 Language-I (Odia/ Urdu) 30 questions 30 marks
3 Language-II (English) 30 questions 30 marks
4 Environmental Studies 30 questions 30 marks
5 Mathematics 30 questions 30 marks
Total 150 questions 150 marks

Paper-II:

Sl.no Subjects No of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Child Psychology and development, pedagogy 30 questions 30 marks
2 Language-I (Odia/ Urdu) 30 questions 30 marks
3 Language-II (English) 30 questions 30 marks
4 Mathematics & Science/ Social Studies (Optional) 60 questions 60 marks
Total 150 questions 150 marks
  • MCQ questions will be asked on both the exam papers
  • Exam board will give 2 1/2 hours time to complete the exam
  • Each question carries 1 mark
  • There will be no negative marks for wrong answer
  • Candidates have to secure 60% marks to qualify in this exam

OTET Syllabus 2018 for Paper 1 and Paper 2

The OTET Syllabus 2018 for Paper 1 and Paper 2 is somewhat different. Depending upon paper which candidates had applied, note down the Odisha TET Syllabus 2018 from this section and start your exam preparations.

Paper-I:

OTET Paper 1 Syllabus 2018
Child Development & Pedagogy Language-I (Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali)
  • Understanding Child Development during Childhood (focus on children at primary level)
  • Understanding Learning Process and Learners
  • Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding Children with special needs
  • Approaches to teaching and learning
  • Assessment
  • Learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali at elementary level
  • Teaching, Reading and Writing Skills
  • Assessment of learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu /Bengali
  • Language items- Part of speech, Synonyms and antonyms, Phrases and idioms and Formation of words
  • Language Comprehension
Language-II (English) Mathematics
  • Learning English at the Elementary Level
  • Language Learning
  • Skills in learning English
  • Assessment of English
  • Comprehension
  • Language items
  • Mathematics Education in Schools
  • Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics
  • Assessment in Mathematics
  • Number System and Operation in Numbers
  • Measurement
  • Shapes and spatial Relationship
  • Data Handling and Patterns
Environmental Studies
  • Concept
  • Methods and Approaches
  • Evaluation in EVS
  • Governance
  • Physical Features of Odisha and India
  • History of Freedom Struggle in India and Odisha
  • Health and Diseases
  • Internal Systems of Human Body
  • Matter, Force and Energy

Paper-II:

OTET Paper 2 Syllabus 2018
Child Development & Pedagogy Language-I (Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali)
  • Child Development (Focus on Upper Primary School Children)
  • Learning
  • Curriculum Teaching – Learning Approaches and Evaluation
  • Learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali at Upper Primary Level
  • Teaching Language
  • Assessment of Language
  • Elements of Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali Language
  • Language Items
  • Contribution of famous literates for development of Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali language
Language-II (English) Mathematics
  • Learning English at Upper Primary Level
  • Development of English Language Skills
  • Assessment of learning English Language
  • Comprehension
  • Language Items
  • Mathematics at Upper Primary Stage
  • Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics
  • Evaluation in Mathematics
  • Number System
  • Algebra
  • Commercial Arithmetic
  • Shapes and Spatial Relationship
Mathematics & Science Social Studies
  • Nature of Science
  • Methods and Approaches
  • Evaluation in Science
  • Physical Science
  • Life Science
  • Aims and Objectives of Teaching Social Studies
  • Methods and Approaches
  • Evaluation in Social Science
  • History and Political Science
  • Political Science
  • Geography


Upcoming OTET 2018

Odisha Board of Secondary Education is going to conduct OTET 2018 Exam tentatively in the month of November/ December 2018. Aspirants taking 60% marks or above marks in this exam will get the OTET certificate. It will be valid for a period of 7 years. Using that, he/ she can apply for teaching jobs in Odisha schools. Based on OTET exam marks, deserving candidates would be considered for appointment in Government schools subject to availability of vacancies.

Click here for OTET 2018 Exam Notification

Important Dates

Particulars Tentative Dates
Notification will be released on October 2018
OTET 2018 Exam Date November/ December 2018
Reference Links
Official Site Click here

Note: Aspirants might have got OTET Syllabus 2018 for Paper 1 and Paper 2 from above section. Very soon we will update model question papers of this exam in our website. So, keep in touch with our website.

Updated: 2018-05-12 — 11:16 am

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