OTET Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit, Conditions, Relaxations in OTET

OTET Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit, Education Qualification

Individuals who are in plan of applying OTET exams they can now check their OTET Eligibility Criteria by reading this following link. Mainly, Board of Secondary Education will take the control to hold up Orissa Teacher Eligibility Test and many of population came up to apply. This examination has two phases were mainly 2 papers are held names as Paper-1 and Paper-2. Applicants, who will successfully clear the first paper, can then apply for being a Teacher of Primary classes which is between 1st to 5th, and those who become successful, in the second one they can apply for being a Teacher in 6th to 7th. One has to read what are the qualifications they must have below in order to qualify for both of the tests. The common requirement for applying for both of the papers is having completed B.Ed. This is a very good chance for individuals who need to make teaching their career and want to teach in schools. To know about more and detailed version of OTET, Careers plus website can be logged in.

Odisha Shiksha Sahayak Recruitment 2016

OTET Eligibilities for Primary and Upper-Primary Teachers:

For Paper 1, (Class 5th to 8th)

  • Applicants must have completed HSC or any relatable qualification with at least 50% of total marks.
  • One can also have Diploma in Special Education OR Elementary Education which could be approved by RCI.
  • One with Bachelor’s’ degree and additional 2 Years Diploma in either one of Diploma in Special Education OR Elementary Education which could be approved by RCI.

For Paper 2, (Class 6th to 7th)

  • Applicant must be a graduate with at least scored 50% of total marks.
  • One who has done 1 year Bachelors’  in Education OR Special education or plus 2 years’ experience to equally weighing qualification will also be accepted.
  • One who has scored 50% of total marks and have done B.Sc. OR B.A.Ed. can also be accepted.

Relaxations in OTET:

  • For Reserved Category, one will be given a total of 5% relaxation in HSC or Graduation level.
  • One who have had least marks then the range, but have taken admissions in any Teacher Education Course will also be allowed.
  • Applicants who are in Final years of any Teacher Education courses, such as NCTE, can also go for OTET.
  • One who is not trained but belong to SC, ST, PH, can be given a total of 5% relaxation in HSC or Graduation level.

Age Limit:

OTET has some age limit which one must have compulsorily,

  • Individuals applying must be at least 21 years of age.
  • As above, relaxations by OTET Will are notified.

OTET Syllabus

OTET Exam Pattern 2017:

For Paper-1

Sr.no Category Number of Questions Weightage Remarks
1. Child Development OR Pedagogy 30 30 30 questions on Child Development OR Pedagogy
2. Language-2 (English) 30 30 20 questions each , MCQ Type
3. Environment studies 30 30
4. Language -1 30 30
5. Mathematics 30 30

For Paper-2

Sr.no Category Number of Questions Weightage Remarks
1. Child Development OR Pedagogy 30 30 30 nos. each on Child Development OR Pedagogy
2. Language 2 30 30 20 questions each , MCQ Type
3. Language 1 30 30

Optional for both of the papers

Sr.no Category Number of Questions Weightage Remarks
1. Social studies 60 (30 questions from each of the subject) 60 In each set 20 number of questions will be on each on Child Development OR Pedagogy
2. Mathematics and Science 60(30 questions from each of the subject) 60 In each set 10 number of questions will be on each on Child Development OR Pedagogy

OTET Results

Conditions of Exams:

  • Applicants will be presented with MCQ Type questions which have 4 options and correct answer must be chosen.
  • Since, answers will be checked through OMR, Black or Blue ink must only be used.
  • Non-Language subject will include Odia and English.
  • One has to choose between either one of Odia, English, Urdu, Bengali, Telugu.
  • English will be incorporated in Language 2, and will be compulsory.
  • Applicants which will have Paper 2 will have Mathematics and Science OR Social studies, which will be optional.
  • No Negative marking will be there.
  • The least scored marks have been given as 60 percent of the total marks, however for special classes, 50 % will be accepted as well.
  • OTET Can is applied for any number of times as to get qualified in the same. If one is not successful in first, then can go for several attempts and they will be allowed.
  • The validation of the admit card of OTET is kept to be 7 years. So one, can go for admission in the following years as well, the admit card will not be expired and is not needed to be mad again and again.
  • Applicants will be given OTET which is Certificate by Board of Secondary Education in Odisha department.
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Updated: October 27, 2016 — 11:59 am

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