Board of Secondary Education Odisha hereby notifies that it will release the admit card of OTET 2019 on August 2, 2019, after 11 AM and conduct the state level teacher eligibility test from August 5, 2019, in three shifts per day. Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test is being conducted after the paper leak fiasco in January earlier this year; all candidates who had applied for the exam then also had to apply again albeit without the need of paying fee again. Fresh candidates have also applied during when the registration window was open from July 15 to 29, 2019..
As soon as BSE Odisha releases OTET admit card 2019, candidates can download it from bseodisha.nic.in. To download it, one has to login with registration number and either password or date of birth. Forgot password option is also given on the website. Password reset can be done by submitting registration number, mobile number, email ID.
The notification pertaining to admit card release and exam date has been put up at the official website bseodisha.nic.in. It can be seen by going to the website, then clicking on “link for OTET 2019”, and then clicking on the link available on the page. The link leads to candidate login for OTET 2019, where the following message is displayed: “Admit card release/download start date Aug 2, 2019 after 11 AM. Examination start date Aug 5, 2019. Three shifts per day.” It will probably be the same login from where candidates will be able to download their admit cards.
BSE Odisha has activated helplines to assist candidates who have applied for OTET 2019. Toll free number 1800-419-2929, option #7 can be reached out for any queries. Chose sub option #1 for online exam, and #2 for registration. This number is operational on all days in the week, from 8 am to 8 pm. The complaint or query email ID is [email protected]
OTET 2019 will be held Monday onwards in three shifts on each day. Paper I will be held for teaching aspirants of classes I to V, and paper II for classes VI to VIII. The former will have five sections namely Child Development & Pedagogy, Language-I, Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali, Language-II (English), Mathematics, Environment Studies. The latter will have three compulsory sections namely Child Development & Pedagogy, Language-I, Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali, Language-II (English), and two optional sections (any one will be compulsory) namely A-Mathematics and Science, B- Social Science.
In paper I, all sections will have 30 questions of 30 marks each. Whereas in paper II the compulsory section will bear 30 questions of 30 marks each, and compulsory section will be of 60 marks. All questions in both papers will be multiple choice. There will not be any negative marking.