OTET 2018 Exam Dates, Eligibility and Exam Pattern

OTET 2018: OTET is the State Level Teacher Eligibility Test. Every year Odisha Board of Secondary Education conducts this eligibility test as per government order. Male/ Female candidates those who are aspiring to work as a Teacher for Classes I to VIII in the schools of state government, private aided
and unaided schools of Odisha must write this eligibility exam and get certificate. The official notification for OTET 2018 Odisha exam will be released within few months. To put this message into the ears of candidates those who are waiting for this opportunity to write Odisha TET 2018, now we have published this article. Moreover, individuals can find the complete information regarding OTET 2018 Exam dates, test pattern in the below sections. Just go through it.

OTET 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
Qualification D.Ed/ B.A.Ed/ B.Sc.Ed./ Equivalent
Application Type Online mode
Last Date Updated Soon…
Exam Date Updated Soon…
Exam Type Objective Type Exam
Official Website www.bseodisha.ac.in

OTET 2018 Exam

Odisha Board of Secondary Education is an educational board of Odisha that conduct High School examinations, prepares courses of studies, designs text books, teaching materials etc. Very soon OTET 2018 Notification is going to be scattered out by this board. Candidates intending to seek employment as a Teacher in schools at Odisha can take part in this upcoming exam, if found eligible. The TET exam has two papers. The papers are,

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

Aspirants those who want to improve their previous OTET scores can also write this upcoming exam. It should be always kept in mind that, passing OTET would not confer right of any person for recruitment/ employment (as it is only one of eligibility criteria for appointment).

Eligibility Criteria for OTET 2018

Educational Qualification: Candidates with following academic backgrounds can apply for upcoming Odisha TET 2018 Exam. Also, they must have taken atleast 50% marks in their academic (relaxations applicable for SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC categories).

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

OTET Exam Pattern 2018

OTET 2018 is an objective type exam that will be conducted for 150 marks. Hall tickets for this exam will be issued by board through its authorized website, atleast 10 to 15 days before exam date. Look into the test patterns tabulated below, to get more idea about paper 1 and paper 2 OTET exams.


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


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 150marks

The minimum qualifying marks for OTET is 60% (i.e. 90 marks out of 150). The Odisha TET certificate that is issued by authorities will be valid for a period of seven years.

How to Apply for OTET 2018?

Registration Fee: To fill the OTET online application form, aspirants must have to pay the registration fee first. Payment can be done through Net banking/ ATM card or as cash payment through bank. There is no fee concession applicable for reserved categories.

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

Online Application Steps: Aspirants have to register and login into official website of exam conducting authority to fill and submit online application form for OTET 2018. Before applying, keep the relevant certificates and documents ready. The general guidelines for application submission is listed below,

  • Visit the website “www.bseodisha.ac.in”
  • If you are eligible to apply, then hit on “Click Here for New Registration”
  • Enter your name, mobile no, mail ID etc in registration form and hit on “Submit” button
  • You will be directed again to the login account screen
  • Enter the e-mail ID, Password and hit on “Login” tab
  • A verification code will be sent to your e-mail
  • Then enter the verification code and click on “Verify” button
  • If the verification code is correct, you will be taken to “Payment through SBI collect”
  • Fill requisite 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
  • The application form for OTET Registration 2018 will open
  • Candidates have to fill five sections like Personal, eligibility criteria, educational qualification, address and declaration in the application
  • Upload scanned copies of requisite certificates, photo and signature in application
  • Preview the filled details and click on “Final Submit” button
  • Take print out of submitted application form for future correspondence

OTET 2018 Exam Date and Others

Particulars Tentative Dates
OTET Notification 2018 will be released on October 2018
Fee can be paid from October 2018
Applications can be submitted online from October 2018
Last date for submission of application form November 2018
OTET Exam Date December 2018
Reference Links
Official Site Click here

Note: We have provided general details about upcoming OTET 2018 Exam in the above section. To know about correct exam dates and other instructions, aspirants have to wait for the release of official notification.

Updated: 2018-05-12 — 10:44 am

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