OTET

OTET Eligibility Criteria 2023 (Available), Qualification, Age – Check Category Wise Eligibility Eligibility

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OTET is completely known as Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test, and the Board of Secondary Education organizes this test in Odisha to find out the eligible candidates for the teacher post in the Primary (Class 1st-5th) and Upper Primary (Class 6th-8th) in the government-run schools of Odisha State.

This examination is conducted every year for the applicants. Candidates will get the teacher jobs per their marks in the Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test, and only the eligible candidates can apply.

This content will give applicants detailed information on the Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET), including OTET Eligibility Criteria 2023.

OTET Eligibility Criteria 2023

Applicants should have to check their Eligibility Criteria before filling out the application form and the Eligibility Criteria details mentioned below. Persons having the following minimum qualification shall be eligible for appearing in OTET:-

OTET Eligibility Criteria 2023 For Category-A (Paper-I):

Higher Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks and a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (C.T. or D.El.Ed.)

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OR

Higher Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 45% marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known), by the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations, 2002.

OR

Higher Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks and four years of Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)

OR

Higher Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and a 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education)

OR

Graduation and two-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name is known)

OR

Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.), on the condition that who has qualified as Bachelor of Education from any NCTE Recognized Institution shall be considered for appointment as a teacher in classes I to V.

The person appointed as a teacher shall mandatorily undergo a six-month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by the NCTE within two years of such appointment as the primary teacher.

OTET Eligibility Criteria 2023 For Category-B (Paper-II):

Graduation and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name is known)

OR

Graduation with at least 50% marks and one year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.)

OR

Graduation with at least 45% marks and one year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) by the NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations issued from time to time in this regard

OR

Higher Secondary (or it’s equivalent) with at least 50% marks and four years of 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).

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Age Relaxation for reserved category

Provided that relaxation of 5% minimum qualifying marks in Higher Secondary or graduation level, as the case may be, shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to S.C., S.T., SEBC & PWD category

OTET Eligibility Criteria 2023 – Specialization

  • Persons having D.Ed. (Special Education) or B.Ed (Special Education) qualification shall undergo, after appointment, an NCTE-recognized six-month Special Programme in Elementary Education.
  • Persons having a qualification or pursuing a final year of any teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be) can appear in the respective category for which they are eligible.
  • Persons declared eligible by the State Govt./ NCTE/ Govt. of India from time to time.
  • Eligibility for appearing in examination papers for persons covered under Para- 2 (III) will be notified by the Govt. after the declaration of their eligibility.

OTET 2023 Pattern

  •  There shall be two papers of the OTET viz- Paper-I and Paper-II.
  •  The total duration of the test in each paper shall be 2½ hours.
  •  All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), each carrying one mark with four alternatives, of which one answer is correct.
  •  The question papers in non-language subjects shall be bilingual, i.e., Odia and English.
  • Following languages shall be offered in Language – I:- Odia, Hindi, Telugu, Urdu, Bengali. The candidate must choose any of the above languages for the Language-I subject.
  • Language-II subject shall be English for all candidates.
  •  There shall be no negative marking.

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