OTET 2017 Exam Notification Released!! Exam Dates, Online Application & Exam Pattern

OTET 2017: OTET is a State Level Teacher Eligibility Exam compulsory for all the D.Ed or B.Ed candidates, to enter into teaching jobs under Odisha Government. Most probably, this particular exam will be administered by the Board of Secondary Education, in the month of September 2017. OTET is applicable to all the aspirants who possess requisite academic and training qualifications with prescribed percentage of marks. Moreover, individuals can find the complete information regarding OTET 2017 in the below sections.

OTET 2017 Notification – Highlights
Exam Name Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) Vacancies NA
Qualification Diploma/ Graduate Degree Application Online
Exam Type Written exam Job Type Regular
Last Date 06-09-2017 Job Location Odisha

OTET 2017

Odisha Board of Secondary Education is an educational board of Odisha, which is involved in some of the major functions such as conduct of High School examinations, prepares courses of studies, designing text books, teaching materials etc. Very recently the news of OTET 2017 is declared. Publication of the Odisha TET Exam Notification is especially for those who aspire to become Teacher for Classes-I to VIII in Government Schools, private aided schools and private unaided schools in that state.

The minimum qualifying marks set for OTET 2017 is 60%. And the TET certificate will be valid for a period of seven years, from the date of issuance. From now onwards, keen and eligible persons can apply for only one paper (Paper-I & Paper-II) in the official website of the education board. More details about BSE Odisha TET is discussed below,

Eligibility Criteria for OTET 2017

Educational Qualification: Candidates who are laid down with the below indicated educational qualifications with 50% marks can apply for OTET 2017. Aspirants who are holding less than 50% will be taken into account, if you are falling under SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC categories.

  • Category-A (Paper-I) – Higher Secondary/ Graduate Degree with D.Ed
  • Category-B (Paper-II) – Graduation with B.Ed/ 12th with B.A.Ed/ B.Sc.Ed

Age Limit: To appear in Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test, persons must have attained the minimum age of 21 years or above.

  • Minimum age – 21 years

OTET Exam Pattern 2017

Aspirants have to secure 60% in TET that is, 90 marks out of 150. It is an objective type exam conducted for duration of 2 hours 30 minutes.  One mark will be allotted for every right answer. The difference between paper-I and paper-II of OTET is point out in the below tabular columns.


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


Sl.no Name of the Subjects No of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Child Psychology and development, pedagogy 30 30
2 Language-I (Odia/ Urdu) 30 30
3 Language-II (English) 30 30
4 Mathematics & Science/ Social Studies (Optional) 60 60
Total 150 150marks

How to Apply Online for OTET 2017

Registration Fee: In order to fill the OTET online application form, aspirants must have to remit the registration fee. The fee payment can be made in three ways i.e. Net banking, ATM card and cash payment through bank. There is no fee concession applicable for reserved categories.

  • Fee for application – 400/-
  • Mode of fee payment – Online/ Offline mode

Online Application Steps:

To get considered for OTET 2017, interested candidates must apply in online mode. Before applying, keep the relevant certificates and documents ready. The guidelines for online application submission procedure is listed below,

  • At first, visit the website “www.bseodisha.ac.in”.
  • If you are eligible to apply, then hit on “Click Here for New Registration”
  • It will display the OTET registration page.
  • Enter your name, password (your own), mobile no, mail ID and then hit on “Submit”
  • You will be directed again to the login account screen.
  • Here you have to enter the e-mail ID & Password and hit on “Login”
  • A verification code will be sent to you in your e-mail.
  • Then, enter the verification code and click on “Verify”
  • If the verification code is correct, then you will be taken to “Payment through SBI collect”
  • Fill all the details in the payment page.
  • On successful fee transaction, DU reference number will be sent to you.
  • After 12 hours, re-visit the website and login into your profile using DU reference number.
  • It will open a new application form.
  • Candidates have to fill five sections with information such as Personal, eligibility criteria, educational qualification, address and declaration.
  • Recheck all the mandatory fields and upload the requisite certificates in specified size.
  • At the end of the process, click on “Final Submit” button and take a print out for future correspondence.

Dates to Remember:

Particulars Important Dates
Initial date of online registration 23-08-2017
Last date for online registration 06-09-2017
OTET will be conducted on 29-09-2017
Reference Links
Official Site Click here

Note: The information in terms of eligibility criteria, applying procedure, fee, exam details etc, about OTET 2017 are illustrated above.

Updated: 2017-09-16 — 11:09 am

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