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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).

OR

  • 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
Mathematics3030
Environmental Studies3030
Total150150

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Paper II Exam Pattern:

AreaNo. of QuestionsMarks
Child Development and pedagogy3030
Language I (Odia/urdu)3030
Language II (English)3030
Total9090

Optional:

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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36 comments

  1. Sir I am 34 years old.and male, having General category.sir i have completed B.ed can i apply for otet .sir my age is matched or not.pls replied me as soon

  2. Sir I am from West Bengal and b. Com. Graduate with d. El. Ed 2nd year. Can I apply for otet?

  3. Sir I have completed 2-year diploma in elementary education and also cleared otet paper -1 .I have done graduation also but not B. Ed .can I appear otet paper-2

    • Hii Tarannum fatema,
      You need to have your B.Ed completed for one year in Education/ Special Education discipline to apply for OTET Paper-2.

  4. Purabi Priyadarshinee

    Dear sir , I’m doing B.Ed under pt. Ravishankar University , Raipur , Chhattisgarh . We have one pedagogy subject in our syllabus . Am I not eligible for otet ?

    • Hii Purabi Priyadarshinee,
      You can apply for Category-B (Paper- II), of you had graduation degree with 50% marks and completed B.Ed. only for one year.

  5. Respect sir/Madam,
    I completed Diploma in civil engineering and lateral entry Btech civil and continue Bed in Acharya Nagarjuna University, am I eligible for otet pls reply as soon as possible.

  6. Sir i am completed my +3Arts with 74% and continuing b.ed in acharya nagarjun university .can i apply OTET both paper I and II. Please….

    • Sir I have completed my graduation with 74% in Arts. I continuing B.ed in Acharya Nagarjun University at Andrapradesh which is equivalent to Utkal University.. Can i apply OTET paper both I and II…please informe me….

  7. Sir I have completed my +2science with 51% and graduation with 58% and continuing my b.ed in acharya nagarjun university,a ndhra Pradesh. which has equivalency of utkal university .I m a obc category student….am I eligible to appear OTET entrance..plzz inform to me it’s very urgent..

    • Hii Rajashree behera,
      You can apply for OTET Category-B (Paper- II), of you have completed your B.Ed. for one year in Education/ Special Education discipline.

  8. I’m 40 yrs. Old I am also a science graduate in distance course if I will pass bed in distance I will appear in in otet exam

  9. Dear sir/mam
    I am 33 years old. In graduation I have scored 56% in xii a second division . I am eligible for otet or not?

    • Hii Sthitiprajna,
      You can apply for OTET Category-A (Paper- I) if you have Two-year Diploma in Elementary Education with Higher Secondary Education (+2)

  10. sir, can an untrained candidate will apply paper 2

    • Hii Trinath soren,
      If you have Graduation Degree with at least 50% marks and completed B.Ed. only for one year, then you can apply for Paper 2.

  11. Sir,i have done b.ed-m.ed integrated course in n.o.u Am i eligible for otet

  12. Sir i am general category have 47% mark in +2 can i apply otet after bed also have BSE 60%and Bsc 65%

  13. sir, i heared otet will not taken by odisha goverment for selection of teacher,and the government will again conduct other exam for teacher selection .is this news is true?

  14. MANA MOHAN DEBATA

    Sir, Is there any relaxation for Ex Servicemen Category General Category. I have done Graduation from Utkal University with 45.77 % in 1999.Done Post Graduation from JNVU Jodhpur with 55.66 %. Completed B Ed from JNVU, Jodhpur with 74.9 %. .Am I eligible in for OTET. Pls Reply

  15. Hello sir I am from OBC category now I have done b. Comment with 47% and 12th with 49%.. Now I am continuing my B. Ed in Andhrapradesh and I am 22 years old… Am I eligible for OTET?

    • Hi Mamata Jena,
      In order to appear in OTET Exam, candidates should have Graduation Degree with at least 50% marks and completed B.Ed. only for one year in Education/ Special Education discipline.SC/ST/OBC / SEBC category will provide relaxation of 5% in qualifying marks in +2 or at the graduation level.

  16. I have done btech(ece) and b. ed. can I apply for secondary teacher post.

  17. Sir I have complited b.tech b.ed with otet–2 pass, how i can apply ss teacher and high school contact teacher post

  18. I HAVE DONE MY MATRICULATION , +2 SCIENCE IN ODISHA, B.SC AND B.ED COMPLETED IN ANDHRA PRADESH . I AM A GENERAL CATEGORY CANDIDATE. I AM 33 YRS OLD.

    AM I ELIGIBLE FOR OTET-2018

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

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

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