OTET 2024: Odisha TET Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus

OTET 2024: The Board of Secondary Education, Odisha is the respective authority that conducts OTET on the behalf of Government of Odisha. Candidates have to appear in Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test Orissa TET if they are aspiring to become a teacher in Schools of Odisha. Below is the article has given having all the important information about Orissa TET 2024 Eligibility Criteria, Important Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card and Result, etc

OTET 2024: Important Dates

Odisha TET form available date 2nd week of July 2024
Submission of online form last date last week of July 2024
Fee payment last week of July 2024
Admit card Updated Soon
Exam Date Updated Soon

OTET 2024 Application form

Register by visiting the official website of the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha i.e. bseodisha.ac.in. First of all, read all instructions related to eligibility and application. Search for “Click Here for New Registration” and complete the registration formalities. After registration, you need to enter your email ID and password to log in. Make a payment of requisite application fee either through ATM card, net banking, or cash payment via bank challan. Keep the copy of the registration receipt preserve for future use.

Eligibility Criteria

For Class (Class 1st to 5th)

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 standard or its equivalent.
  • Diploma in Elementary Education of minimum 2 years duration with 50 % minimum marks (5% relaxation in the minimum passing marks for candidates belonging to reserved category).

For Class (6th to 8th)

  • Passed Bachelor Degree or appearing in the second year of a two-year Diploma in Elementary Education is required.
  • Candidates should have passed B.A. /B.Sc. from any recognized university.
  • B.Ed. degree of the candidate must be cleared.
  • Minimum passing marks in B.A. /B.Sc. for General/OBC candidates are 50% and for SC/ST candidates are 45%.

Steps to apply for OTET 2024 Application Form

  • Visit the official website, www.bseodisha.nic.in.
  • Go to the application link and submit the required details.
  • Candidates must ensure that all the details provided him are correct.
  • Upload the signature and latest passport size photograph.
  • Pay the application fee in online mode.
  • Submit the application form and go to the payment option.
  • Keep a hard copy of the Application Form for future use.

Application Fee

  • The application fee amounts to Rs. 500/-
  • For SC/ST candidates, the application fee will be Rs. 300/-
  • The application fee can be paid through Debit/Credit card, Netbanking options.

Exam Pattern

  • It consists of 150questions.
  • 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


For Mathematics and Science Teachers
Mathematics 30 questions
Science 30 questions
For Social studies Teachers
History and Political Science 30 questions
Geography 30 questions

Admit Card

  • Candidates may download their respective admit card most probably in the month of December 2024.
  • We’ll update here direct link of downloading your admit card after the release.
  • Validate all instructions furnished on their admit card.
  • In case of any discrepancy, they need to inform the authority quickly.

Answer Key

  • With the help of answer key, candidates can easily calculate their probable marks.
  • Board of Secondary Education, Odisha will publish the answer key at its official website.
  • Candidate should not consider the answer key as the final result.
  • The authority will publish the final result at later stage.

OTET 2024 Result

  • Candidates may check their respective result from the official web portal of Board of Secondary Education, Odisha.
  • The result will be declared most probably in the month of February 2020.
  • In order to access your result page, a direct link will be updated here only.

OTET 2024 Syllabus


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

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