OTET 2021 : Exam Pattern, Check Here

By Komal|Updated : February 24th, 2021

OTET stands for Odisha Teachers Eligibility Test (OTET). Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha conducts Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) to recruit the candidates for the appointment of teacher for Classes I to VIII in a government, and private school of Odisha.

OTET consists of two paper i.e. Paper I and Paper-II.

  • Paper-I is for the recruitment of candidates in class I to V.
  • Paper-II is for the recruitment of candidates in class VI to VIII.
  • The duration of the OTET exam paper shall be two hours & thirty minutes. 

OTET Paper - I & II Details:-

1. Questions will be in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) with four options each.
2. Each question will be one mark. 
3. OTET consist of two paper viz- Paper-I and Paper-II.
4. Duration of the OTET will be of 2½ hours.
5. There shall be no negative marking.

Exam Pattern of Paper I:

Paper, I consist of five subjects i.e. Child Development & Pedagogy, Language-I, Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali, Language-II (English), Mathematics and Environment Studies. Paper-I is of 150 marks and includes 150 questions.

AreaNo. of Questions Mark Remark
Child Development &
Pedagogy
303030 question on Child
Development & Pedagogy
Language-I, Odia/ Urdu/
Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali
3030In each subject area 20
questions will be set form
contents & 10 questions
from Pedagogy. All 150
questions shall be of
multiple choice type with
four choices.
Language-II (English)3030
Mathematics3030
Environment Studies 3030

Exam Pattern of Paper-II: 

Paper, II consist of five subjects i.e. Child Development & Pedagogy, Language-I, Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali, Language-II (English), Mathematics & Science and Social Studies. Paper-II is of 150 marks and includes 150 questions.

Area No. of QuestionsMarkRemark
Child Development &
Pedagogy
303030 question on Child
Development & Pedagogy
Language-I, Odia/ Urdu/
Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali
3030In each subject area 20
questions will be set form
contents & 10 questions
from Pedagogy. All 150
questions shall be of
multiple choice type with
four choices.
Language-II (English)3030

Optional (Either A or B): 

AreaNo. of QuestionsMark Remark
A- Mathematics &
Science
60 (30 questions
from Mathematics
and 30 questions
from Science)
60In each subject area 20
questions will be set from
contents & 10 questions
from Pedagogy.
B – Social Studies60 (30 questions
from History &
Political Science &
30 questions from
Geography).
60In each subject area 20
questions will be set form
contents & 10 questions
from Pedagogy.

 

 

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