OTET Eligibility Criteria 2022: OTET Age Limit, Education Criteria

OTET Eligibility Criteria 2022: OTET Age Limit, Education Criteria

ByNeha Joshi  |  Updated on: Oct 11, 2022
Check OTET Eligibility on the official website of Board of Secondary Education Odisha. Check the number of attempts & nationality criteria. Also check, OTET age limit & education qualification here
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OTET Eligibility 2022 is prescribed by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha. It is important to check the detailed eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. Only eligible candidates will be able to apply for the exam. Check OTET eligibility criteria here including age limit, education qualification, age relaxation, number of attempts, etc.

OTET exam is conducted to recruit candidates as teachers in government schools of Odisha. OTET eligibility is an important factor to consider while applying for the exam. It included two major parameters: education qualification requirement and OTET age limit criteria.

Odisha TET Eligibility Criteria 2022

OTET Eligibility Criteria 2022 is released on the official website of The Department of Education, Board of Secondary Education, Odisha. Candidates who want to apply for the exam must understand the basic eligibility criteria which include educational qualification, age limit, and age relaxation.

The exam is conducted in two papers and the OTET eligibility may differ for paper 1 and paper 2. Check the detailed eligibility criteria for the OTET exam here. The eligibility criteria mentioned below are as per the official notification mentioned on the official website of The Department of Education, Board of Secondary Education are mentioned here. The main criteria are:

  • OTET Educational Qualification
  • OTET Age Limit

Check the direct link to download detailed OTET eligibility criteria PDF here:

OTET Eligibility PDF Direct Link: Click Here

OTET Educational Qualification

It is important to meet the OTET education qualification to apply for the exam. Only those candidates who are eligible to apply for the exam who meets the educational criteria. The educational qualification details for both paper 1 and paper 2 are mentioned here separately. Check the detailed OTET eligibility criteria correctly here.

OTET Paper 1 Eligibility Criteria for Category A

OTET Paper 1 Education Qualification is important to check while applying for paper 1. Paper 1 is for candidates who wish to become teachers for classes 1st to 5th. Check the detailed OTET paper eligibility here:

OTET Eligibility for paper 1

  • Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (CT or D.El.Ed.). or
  • Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education. or
  • Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 years Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) or
  • Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education). or
  • Graduation and two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). or
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)

OTET Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria for Category B

 OTET Paper 2 Education Qualification is important to check while applying for paper 2. Paper 2 is for candidates who wish to become teachers in classes 6th to 8th. Check the detailed OTET paper 2 eligibility here:

OTET Eligibility for Paper 2

  • Graduation and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known). or
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) or
  • Graduation with at least 45% marks and 1 year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) or
  • Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 years Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) or
  • Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year B.A./ B.Sc, Ed or B.A. Ed./ B.Sc. Ed or
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education).

OTET Age Limit 2022

It is important to meet the OTET age limit to appear in the exam. The detailed age limit criteria is mentioned by the official board in the notification. Candidates can also check the detail about the age limit here:

OTET Age Limit Criteria

Minimum Age Limit

21 Years

Maximum Age Limit

No Limit

OTET Minimum Qualifying Marks 2022

Candidates will have to secure minimum qualifying marks to clear the exam. It is also essential to meet other OTET eligibility before applying for the exam. Check the following minimum qualifying marks for the exam mentioned below:

Category

Minimum Qualifying marks

General

60% (90 marks out of 150)

Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Other

Backward Class (OBC)/ Socially and Educationally

Backward Class (SEBC)

50% (75 marks out of 150)

OTET Number of Attempts

There is no restriction on the number of attempts to apply for the exam. Candidates who meet all the OTET eligibility criteria can apply for the exam any number of times. This gives a major advantage to apply for the exam with a motive to score good marks.

OTET Nationality Criteria

Only an Indian citizen can apply for the exam. It is also essential to meet other Odisha TET eligibility along with nationality criteria to apply for the exam. It is also essential to be a permanent resident or domicile of Odisha state.

OTET Exam Eligibility Criteria FAQs

  • OTET Eligibility is based on various parameters. It is important to meet all the eligibility criteria to apply for the exam. The following parameters are:

    • Age Limit
    • Education Qualification
    • Nationality Criteria
    • Experience
    • Number of Attempts etc.
  • Yes, the direct link to download OTET eligibility PDF is mentioned on this website. Candidates can download the detailed eligibility criteria here:

    OTET Eligibility Criteria PDF Direct Link: Click Here

  • Odisha TET eligibility is prescribed by the official board with the notification. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria on the official website of Board of Secondary Education Odisha.

  • It is important to meet the OTET age limit criteria. The candidate should not be less than 21 years of age and there is no maximum age limit mentioned in the official notification.

  • The OTET eligibility 2022 for paper 1 and paper 2 is different. Paper 1 is for classes 1st to 5th and paper 2 is for classes 6th to 8th. It is thus important to check detailed eligibility for papers 1 and paper 2 before applying for the exam.

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