Government of ORISSA conducts the eligibility examination for teachers which is commonly known as OTET exam. ORISSA TET is conducted for the candidates who want to join Teachers service as their carrier. The candidates who qualify the examination of ORISSA TET 2013 are eligible to appear in teachers recruitment examination.
Now all the state governments compulsory the Teachers Eligibility Test for new teachers recruitment. A candidate who completed his B. Ed course can apply for TET exam and without TET examination he/she can’t sit in recruitment exam. OTET is compulsory for both primary level (I-V) and upper primary (Class VI-VIII) schools in the state of ORISSA.
ORISSA TET 2013 Paper pattern:
OTET is conducted two papers as according its exam pattern. The candidates who apply for primary level (Class I-V) have to appear in only one paper and the candidates who applied for upper primary level (Class VI-VIII) have to appear in both examination.
Each question paper consist 150 objective type questions which have multiple choices as their answers.
The OTET exam paper has simple marking pattern in which each correct answer have worth equal to one plus marking. Thus 150 questions have a total of 150 marks weight age. In each section there will be 30 MCQ’s for 30 marks. The duration of examination for each paper (Paper-1 & Paper-2) is one and half hour.
OTET Exam Subjects
1. Child Development and Pedagogy
2. Language I
3. Language II
5. Environmental Studies
Some facts about subjects selections-
1. Child Development & Pedagogy (compulsory)
2. Language I (compulsory)
3. Language II (compulsory)
4. For Mathematics and Science teacher: Mathematics and Science
For Social Studies/Social Science teacher: Social Science
For any other teacher: either (a) or (b)
For official notification and latest updates please visit official website of ORISSA TET 2013.