OTET 2022 Online Application

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The Chief Minister’s Office, Odisha on Monday, released a statement declaring a hike in the salary of Junior Teachers of the state. Effective from January 1, 2022, both regular and contractual, Junior Teachers appointed to primary schools of the state will receive a salary hiked by 50 per cent of their original salary. The regular Junior Teachers whose salary was INR 9,200 previously has been hiked to INR 13,000 now. The Junior Teachers appointed on a contractual basis will receive a salary of INR 11,000, which is 50 percent higher than the previous INR 7,400 salary.

OTET 2022 Highlights

The key details of the OTET 2022 exam are listed below in the table. The candidates must be aware of these before they apply for the exam.

Particulars Details
Full-Form of the Exam Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET)
Name of the Organization Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha
Exam Level State-level
Exam Purpose To recruit Primary and Secondary School Teachers in Odisha
Frequency Annually
Mode of Application Online
Number of Papers 2
Application Fees
  • General/OBC/SEBC: INR 500
  • SC/ST: INR 300
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Duration
  • Paper-I: 150 minutes
  • Paper-II: 150 minutes
Language English, Odia, Hindi, Telugu, Urdu, Bengali
Official Website http://www.bseodisha.ac.in/

 

OTET 2022 Exam Dates

The final exam dates for OTET 2022 are yet to be announced. Some of the tentative dates for the important events regarding the OTET 2022 Exams are mentioned below.

OTET 2022 Events Important Dates
Release date of Application Forms 2nd week of July 2022
Last date to fill the form Last week of July 2022
Last date to pay the fees Last week of July 2022
Release of Admit Card To be notified
Exam dates To be notified
Exam results To be notified

 

OTET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

It is important to check the eligibility before applying for the OTET Exam. Here, we have provided complete details about the OTET Eligibility criteria. The candidates must have the prescribed educational qualifications and must fulfil the criteria to apply for the OTET Exam.

OTET Eligibility: Paper-I (Primary Level Teachers for Classes I-V)

Candidates who fulfil any one of the criteria mentioned below are eligible to write OTET Paper-I (for Primary Class I-V).

  • A minimum aggregate of 50% in 10+2 Exams (45% for Reserved category) and a 2-year Diploma in elementary education (in accordance with CT or DElEd).
  • A minimum aggregate of 45% in 10+2 Exams(40% for Reserved category) and a 2-year Diploma in elementary education (in accordance with NCTE).
  • A minimum aggregate of 50% in 10+2 (45% for Reserved category) and a 4-year Diploma in BElEd.
  • A minimum aggregate of 50% in 10+2 Exams (45% for Reserved category) and a 2-year Diploma in Special Education.
  • Candidates should have cleared their graduation in any stream or field and possess a 2-year Diploma in Special Education/ Elementary education.

OTET Eligibility: Paper-II (Secondary Level Teachers for Classes VI-VIII)

Candidates who fulfil any one of the following criteria mentioned below are eligible to write OTET Paper-II (for Secondary level-Class VI-VIII):

  • A minimum aggregate of 50% in 10+2 Exams (45% for Reserved category) and a 1-year course in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed).
  • A minimum aggregate of 45% in 10+2 Exams(40% for Reserved category) and a 1-year course in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed).
  • A minimum aggregate of 50% in 10+2 Exams (45% for Reserved category) and a 1-year course in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Special Education.
  • A minimum aggregate of 50% in 10+2 Exams (45% for Reserved category) and possess a 4-year course in BA Special Education or B.Sc. Special Education.

OTET 2022 Application Fees

Category Application Fee
General/OBC INR 500
SC/ST INR 300

 

OTET 2022 Exam Syllabus

The syllabus for OTET will be prescribed by the BSE and is divided into two papers- Paper-I (for Classes I-V) and Paper-II (for Classes VI-VIII). The Paper-wise OTET Syllabus is elaborated in detail below.

OTET Paper-I Exam Syllabus

There are 5 sections in this paper of OTET. The section-wise syllabus for OTET Paper-I is tabulated here.

Subject Pedagogy and Syllabus
Child Development & Pedagogy
  • Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding Children with special needs
  • Understanding Child Development during
  • Understanding the Learning Process and Learners
  • Childhood (focuses especially on children at the primary level)
  • Approaches to Learning and Teaching
  • Assessment and Evaluation
Language-I (Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali)
  • Language items
  • Learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali at elementary level.
  • Teaching, Reading and Writing Skills
  • Language Comprehension
  • Assessment of learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu /Bengali
Language-II (English)
  • Learning English at the Elementary/Primary Level
  • English Comprehension
  • English Learning and Assessing
  • Language items
  • Skills in learning the English language
  • Assessment of the language.
Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education in Elementary Schools
  • Measurement and mensuration
  • Shapes and spatial relationships
  • Methods and approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics at primary level
  • Number System and Operation in Numbers
  • Data Handling, Patterns and Sequences
  • Assessment in Mathematics
Environmental studies
  • Concept learning in EVS
  • Health, Diseases, and Hygiene
  • Internal Systems of Human Body
  • Matter, Force, and Energy
  • Methods and Approaches in EVS
  • Assessment in EVS
  • Governance
  • Physical Features of Odisha and India
  • History of Freedom Struggle in Odisha and India

OTET Paper-II Exam Syllabus

In paper-II also, there are 5 sections. However, there is a choice in the 5th section.The section-wise syllabus for the OTET Paper-II is as follows.

Subject Pedagogy and Syllabus
Child Development & Pedagogy
  • Learning
  • Child Development (Focus on Upper Primary School Children)
  • Curriculum Teaching-Learning Approaches and Evaluation.
Language-I (Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali)
  • Elements of Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali Language
  • Learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali at Upper Primary Level
  • Teaching Language
  • Contribution of famous literates for development of Urdu / Odia / Hindi / Bengali/ Telugu language
  • Assessment of Language
  • Language Items
Language-II (English)
  • Language Items
  • Learning English at Upper Primary Level
  • Comprehension
  • Development of English Language Skills
  • Assessment of learning the English Language
Mathematics
  • Mathematics at Upper Primary Stage
  • Algebra
  • Commercial Arithmetic
  • Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics
  • Evaluation in Mathematics
  • Number System
  • Shapes and Spatial Relationship
Science
  • Life Science
  • Nature of Science
  • Evaluation in Science
  • Physical Science
  • Methods and Approaches
Social Science
  • Geography
  • History and Political Science
  • Aims and Objectives of Teaching Social Studies
  • Evaluation in Social Science
  • History and Political Science
  • Methods and Approaches
  • Political Science

 

 

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