OTET 2020: Odisha TET Application Form

OTET 2020: Odisha TET is the test organized in terms of choosing eligible teachers of both primary and upper primary levels. Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted by the state government of Odisha, abbreviated as OTET.  It is conducted at the state level. Candidates seeking an opportunity for recruitment as a teacher in the state of Odisha and check all the details mentioned below.

OTET 2020

OTET 2020: Important Dates

Events Dates Tentative
Odisha TET form available date 2nd week of July 2020
Submission of online form last date 1st week of August 2020
Fee payment 1st week of August 2020
Admit card August 2020
Exam Date August 2020

Eligibility Criteria

Category A (Paper 1):

  • Students clear the 12th class exam with 50% marks from the recognized board along with that, you will also have to pass a diploma of 2 years in elementary education.
  • Have to complete 10+2+3 in any of the streams and pass the diploma of elementary education for 2 years.

Category B (Paper-II):

  • Aspirant passes the 10+2+3 with at least 50% marks and along with it a one-year diploma in B.Ed.
  • I also have a one-year B.Ed with Special Education.
  • Students clear the 12th class exam with 50% marks from the recognized board marks and four years for B.A Ed/BSc. Ed.
  • For the SC, ST, OBC/ SEBC category there is a relaxation of 5% for all the candidates.

OTET 2020 Application form

Odisha TET  Application Form can be downloaded from the official portal. The information brochure will be available from OTET website. Check the eligibility criteria prior filling the application form. Read all the points carefully and then proceed further to the next step.

Steps to fill OTET Application Form

  • Assess the official site i.e. on bseodisha.nic.in
  • Search for the link Odisha TET Application form and click on it.
  • Fill the required details in the application form.
  • Remit the application fee charges.
  • Upload the scanned images and documents in the specified space and submit it.
  • Review the form before the final submission.
  • Take a hard copy of the application form and keep it safe.

Application Fee

  • Application fee amounts to Rs-350/-
  • Mode of payment can be done through E-challan.

Exam Pattern

  • It consists of 150 questions.
  • The question paper carries 150 marks.
  • The duration of the examination is 2 ½ hrs.
  • Only the MCQ type of questions will be asked.
  • The candidate has to secure 60% marks in each paper in order to qualify the test.

Paper I: Structure

Area No. of Questions Marks
Child Development and pedagogy 30 30
Language I (Odia/Urdu) 30 30
Language II (English) 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Paper-II: Structure

Area No. of Questions Marks
Child Development and pedagogy 30 30
Language I (Odia/Urdu) 30 30
Language II (English) 30 30
Total 90 90


Area Questions
For Mathematics and Science Teachers 60 (30 questions from mathematics and 30 questions from science)
For Social studies Teachers 60(30 questions from History and Political Science and 30 questions from Geography)

OTET 2020 Admit Card

Only eligible and successful registered candidates will be issued Odisha TET 2018 Admit card. Admit card contains the details of the candidates like candidate name, roll no, date & timings, the venue with the complete address and instructions to be followed during examination hall. No electronic gadgets will be permitted in the examination hall. Admit card most important and compulsory document required during the examination and will be kept safely till the time of admission procedure.

Steps to download the admit card

  • Visit the official site i.e. on www.bseodisha.nic.in.
  • Search for the examination tab and follow the OTET Examination link.
  • Press the admit card link to download it.
  • Enter the details regarding Registration No., DOB, Father Name, Password and then press enter on “view my admit card” button.
  • Odisha TET 2018 Admit Card will be displayed on the screen
  • Download and save it.
  • Take the printout of the Admit card and don’t forget to carry on the examination date.


The result will be disclosed after a few days of the commencement of the exam. Authority will disclose the result on to the official site of OTET.



Section – A: Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding Children with special needs
  • Understanding Child Development during Childhood (focus on children at the primary level)
  • Approaches to teaching and learning
  • Understanding the Learning Process and Learners
  • Assessment

Section B: Language (Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali)

  • Assessment of learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu /Bengali
  • Learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali at elementary level
  • Language Comprehension
  • Teaching, Reading and Writing Skills
  • Language items

Section C: Language (English)

  • Learning English at the Elementary Level
  • Comprehension
  • Language Learning
  • Language items
  • Skills in learning English
  • Assessment of English

Section D: Mathematics

  • Mathematics Education in Schools
  • Measurement
  • Shapes and spatial Relationship
  • Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics
  • Number System and Operation in Numbers
  • Data Handling and Patterns
  • Assessment in Mathematics

Section E: Environmental Studies (EVS)

  • Concept
  • Health and Diseases
  • Internal Systems of Human Body
  • Matter, Force, and Energy
  • Methods and Approaches
  • Evaluation in EVS
  • Governance
  • Physical Features of Odisha and India
  • History of Freedom Struggle in India and Odisha


Section A: Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Learning
  • Child Development (Focus on Upper Primary School Children)
  • Curriculum Teaching-Learning Approaches and Evaluation

Section B : Language 1 (Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali)

  • Elements of Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali Language
  • Learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali at Upper Primary Level
  • Teaching Language
  • Contribution of famous literates for development of Urdu / Odia / Hindi / Bengali/ Telugu language
  • Assessment of Language
  • Language Items

Section C: Language II (English)

  • Language Items
  • Learning English at Upper Primary Level
  • Comprehension
  • Development of English Language Skills
  • Assessment of learning the English Language

Section D: Mathematics (only for Mathematics and Science Teacher)

  • Mathematics at Upper Primary Stage
  • Algebra
  • Commercial Arithmetic
  • Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics
  • Evaluation in Mathematics
  • Number System
  • Shapes and Spatial Relationship

Section E: Science (only for Mathematics and Science Teacher)

  • Life Science
  • Nature of Science
  • Evaluation in Science
  • Physical Science
  • Methods and Approaches

Section F: Social Study (only for Social Study Teacher)

  • Geography
  • History and Political Science
  • Aims and Objectives of Teaching Social Studies
  • Evaluation in Social Science
  • History and Political Science
  • Methods and Approaches
  • Political Science

1 thought on “OTET 2020: Odisha TET Application Form”

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    i apply of TET .i have appear 4th &2nd semi in march 2018 at gulberg university at karnataka.my DOB IS 15/05/1979


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