OSSTET Phase 2 TET Exam 2021 Notification (Released) – Check Direct Link to Apply Online

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Updated on: September 25th, 2023

Odisha Secondary School TET 2021 Notification: The Board of Secondary Education has released the official notification for Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test (OSSTET) 2021 today on its official website. The OSSTET 2021 online application has already been active at 8:00 am on 12th November 2021. Aspirants interested in the teaching field can apply for the OSSTET application form online from the direct link given below.

Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test or OSSTET is the mandatory eligibility test for recruitment of secondary teachers in Government/Government Aided schools of Odisha. The exam is conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha (BSEO).

OSSTET 2021 Online Application Link: Apply Here

OSSTET 2021 Notification PDF

OSSTET 2021 Phase 2 Exam Highlight:

The interested and eligible candidates must have a look at the OSSTET 2021 exam highlights before applying as follows:

Name of the Board Board Of Secondary Education, Odisha
Name of the Post Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test (OSSTET)
Starting Date of Online Application 12th November 2021
Last Date to Apply 20th November 2021 till 11:59 pm
OSSTET 2021 Exam Date Will be Announced Soon

OSSTET 2021 Guidelines Notification PDF

OSSTET 2021 Revised Eligibility Criteria

A. General Eligibility: He or she must be a citizen of India.
B. Ability to Read and Write Odia: The candidate must be able to read and write in Odia. Any one of the following qualifications will be taken into consideration to ascertain this ability of the candidate

Category Qualification
TGT (Science – PCM/ CBZ) Bachelor’s degree in science with any two of the subjects (PCM) or (CBZ) as honours/optional/Elective/Pass with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university and Bachelor’s in Education (B.Ed) from an institute recognized by NCTE.


Four years integrated degree in B.Sc.B.Ed from a recognised institute in PCM in CBZ as honours/optional/Elective/Pass with a minimum of 50% marks

Revised Subject Criteria :

  • TGT PCM – Physics, Chemistry, Maths
  • TGT CBZ – Chemistry Botany Zoology, Biology
TGT Arts Four years’ integrated B.A.B.Ed from an institute recognized by NCTE in any two (English, Odia, Hindi & Sanskrit, History, Geography, Economics, Political Science, Indian Economy, Landmarks in Indian History, Indian Geography & Indian Polity) as optional/honours/elective/pass with a minimum of 50% marks.


Bachelor’s degree in arts/commerce in any two of the subjects ( English, Odia, Hindi & Sanskrit and History, Geography, Economics, Political Science, Indian Economy, Landmarks in Indian History, Indian Geography & Indian Polity).

Hindi Teacher Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with an aggregate of 50% marks in one of the following subjects:

a) Rastrabhasa Ratna from Rastrabhasa Prachar Samiti, Wardha

b) Shastri Hindi from Odisha Rastrabhasa Parisad, Puri

c) Snataka, from Hindi Shiksha Samiti, Odisha, Cuttack

Classical Teacher – Urdu B.A in the Persian language with an aggregate of 50% marks and B.Ed from a recognised institute/university Or, Alim with the aggregate of 50% marks
Classical Teacher – Telugu Bachelor’s degree in arts with Telugu with 50% marks in aggregate alongside B.Ed.
Classical Teacher – Sanskrit Bachelor’s degree in/with Sanskrit as an optional/honours/elective/pass subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate alongside Siksha Shastri (Sanskrit) degree from a recognized institute.
Physical Education Candidates must have passed class 10+2 or its equivalent from a recognized institute with an aggregate of 50% marks and B.P.Ed/M.P.Ed/C.P.Ed from a recognized board or university

How to Apply OSSTET Application Form 2021?

  • Visit the official website of OSSTET or you can directly register from the above link.
  • Click on the ‘CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION‘ link and fill in all the necessary i.e., details Name, password (to be created by you), re-type Password, category, mobile number and email ID.
  • Click on Submit button.
  • Login to the registered account using the credentials generated at the time of registration.
  • After this step, you will be directed to the login screen to log in again by entering your phone number & password, so that you will be directed for payment of fee through online mode.
  • Candidates will have to enter their personal information, eligibility criteria, educational qualification details and declaration.
  • Upload the required certificates/ documents/ photos in a jpg/jpeg/.jpg/.png file within the specified size. 
  • After completing all the steps, click on the submit button.
  • Take a printout of the Acknowledgement Receipt for further use.

OSSTET 2021 Application Fees

The application fees for the candidates belonging to different categories are as follows:

Category Application Fees
General and SEBC Candidates Rs 500/-
SC and ST Candidates  Rs 300/-

OSSTET Qualifying Marks

The minimum pass mark in each paper is 60%. A person securing 60% or more in each paper shall be considered to have qualified OSSTET. In the case of SC/ ST/ PH/ SEBC candidates, the minimum pass mark shall be 50%. Successful candidates shall be awarded OSSTET Pass Certificate by the B.S.E., Odisha.


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