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OTET Eligibility Criteria 2018 Match Your Age Limit, Education Status!

OTET Eligibility Criteria

Board of Secondary Education conduct Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test and applied contenders must check OTET Eligibility Criteria. Aspirants who are going for OTET Exam can match their Age Limit, Education Status from this page. Those applicants who wish to get recruited for the post of teachers under Primary (1st Class to 5th Class) and Upper Primary (6th Class to 8th Class) can avail all the details related to OTET Paper I & Paper II. Keen aspirants can grab OTET Eligibility Criteria 2018 through this page and you can ensure that you are eligible or not.

Applicants who are eligible and fulfill all the framed eligibility criteria can apply and submit an online application form. Odisha TET exam held every year and eligible aspirants can take advantage of this Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test Notification. Keen applicants who are eagar to collect all the essential details must check the web page of www.recruitmentinboxx.com which is well designed by our team members.

OTET Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to appoint in Department of School and Mass Education must ensure their eligibility and match their education status:

Category-A (Paper- I):

Aspirants who are going to appear in OTET Paper 1must have…..

  • Higher Secondary Education qualification (+2 or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and Two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (CT)/ Education (Special Education).


  • Graduation Degree along with Two-year Diploma in Elementary Education/ 2-year Diploma in Special Education.

Check Here: OTET Application Form

Category-B (Paper- II):

To attempt OTET Paper II candidates must hold…

  • Graduation Degree with at least 50% marks and completed B.Ed. only for one year in Education/ Special Education discipline.
  • Higher Secondary Education (+2 or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year B.A.Ed. / B.Sc.Ed.

Reservations Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates who belong to SC/ST/OBC / SEBC category will provide relaxation of 5% in qualifying marks in +2 or at the graduation level as given under:

  • Aspirants who scored minimum marks in graduate/ +2 will be eligible to take admission into OTET Teacher Education Course.
  • Candidates who are untrained and belong to SC, ST& PH category will allot 5% relaxation in minimum qualifying marks in +2 or Graduation Level.
  • Contenders who are eligible to apply under category –B of the State’s guide line (Resolution No.14302/ SME/ Dt.04.06.2012) will not be eligible to apply under category-A.

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OTET Age Limit:

Candidates who are going to appear in Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test, they must attain minimum age of 21 years.

OTET Exam Pattern

Paper –I Exam Pattern:

AreaNo. of QuestionsMarks
Child Development and pedagogy3030
Language I (Odia/urdu)3030
Language II (English)3030
Environmental Studies3030

Check Here – OTET Syllabus

Paper II Exam Pattern:

AreaNo. of QuestionsMarks
Child Development and pedagogy3030
Language I (Odia/urdu)3030
Language II (English)3030


AreaNo. of Questions
Mathematics and Science Teachers60 (30 questions :Mathematics & 30 questions :Science)
Social studies Teachers60(30 questions : History and Political Science & 30 questions : Geography)

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  1. Sir I am 37 years old.and female having obc category. I qualified OTET exam 2017.what is the age for appoint odissa teacher.pl replied me as soon

    • Hi G Devakee,
      Candidates age must reside between 18 Years to 35 Years , while relaxation for SC/ST is 05 years, OBC : 03 Years and Physical Disabled : 15 Years.

  2. I am belongs to Odisha I had completed BEd in Andhra 2 years 80% marks but higher secondary education and graduate both are 43% marks so I am SC category reserved…. I am eligible for OTET….plz inform to me.

  3. Sir i m obc cast nd handicapped student main otet exam de sakta hu

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