Saturday, July 14, 2012

Orissa (Odisha) Teacher Eligibility Test OTET 2012

OTET 2012 Results will be announced today.


OTET 2012 Results
OTET 2012 - ODISHA TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST, 2012 Answer Keys-Admit Cards
Teacher Eligibility Test has been made mandatory for appointment of Teachers in Primary & Upper Primary Schools. The Government in the Department of School & Mass Education have decided to conduct ODISHA TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST w.e.f. the current year 2012. The First OTET 2012 will be conducted on 05th August, 2012 at designated centers across the State.
OTET Answer Key may be available HERE
OTET Hall Tickets/Admit Cards

ELIGIBILITY
(i) Persons having the following minimum qualification shall be eligible for taking OTET.
(a) Category – A (Paper – I)
Higher Secondary (+2 or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (CT) / 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education) approved by RCI.
OR
Graduation and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education/ 2-year Diploma in Special Education approved by RCI.
(b) Category – B (Paper – II)
Graduation with at least 50% marks and 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed)/ 1-year B.Ed. (Special Education) approved by RCI.
OR
Higher Secondary (+2 or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year B.A.Ed./ B.Sc.Ed.
Provided that relaxation of 5% in minimum qualifying marks in +2 or graduation level, as the case may be, shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC/SEBC category.
Provided further that candidates having minimum marks in +2 or graduation level, as the case may be, prescribed at the time of admission in teacher education courses shall also be eligible to take OTET, 2012.
(ii) Persons who are pursuing (final year) any of the teacher education courses (recognized by the NCTE or by the RCI, as the case may be) specified above in both the categories.
(iii) Persons who had applied for engagement as Siksha Sahayaks along with untrained candidates belonging to SC, ST and PH categories as per the stipulation relating to eligibility given in the advertisement(s) issued during December, 2011, shall also be eligible to take the OTET, 2012.
(iv) Untrained +2(Science) and graduate (Science) candidates belonging to all categories having the requisite qualifications specified at para-(i) shall be eligible to take the OTET, 2012.
(v) Untrained candidates belonging to SC, ST & PH categories in all streams having the requisite qualifications specified at para-(i) shall be eligible to take the OTET, 2012.

RULES OF OTET
1. The OTET shall be conducted in two papers.
2. Candidates satisfying the qualification mentioned at category-A or pursuing final year of two year Diploma Training Course recognized by NCTE or RCI can take OTET only in Paper-I.
3. Candidates satisfying the qualification mentioned at category-B or pursuing final year of Degree Training Course recognized by NCTE or RCI can take OTET only in Paper-II.
4. The duration of the test in each paper shall be one hour and thirty minutes.
5. All questions will be multiple choice questions, each carrying one mark with four alternatives out of which the candidate has to find out the correct answer.
6. The question papers in non language subjects shall be in Odia and English.
7. Following languages shall be offered in Language – I. Odia, Hindi, Telugu, Urdu & Bengali. The candidates have to choose any one of these four languages.
8. Language – II shall be English for all candidates.
9. There shall be no negative marking.
10. The candidates shall give the answers on OMR Sheet.
11. The validity period of OTET qualifying certificate/ mark sheet shall be for a period of 07 years from the date of OTET examination.
12. There shall be no restriction on the no. of attempts a person can take for acquiring OTET certificate. A person who has qualified OTET may also appear again for improving his/ her score.
13. The minimum pass mark in each paper is 60%. A person securing 60% or more in a paper shall be considered OTET pass. In case of SC, ST, OBC, SEBC & PH candidates, the minimum pass mark shall be 50%.
14. The weight age of OTET score in the recruitment process shall be decided by the Govt. from time to time.
15. Certificates and Score Cards shall be issued to successful candidates after proper verification of their eligibility mentioned at Para-(i) above.

Structure of the OTET Exam: Paper 1.
01.Child Development and Pedagogy - Number of Questions 30 - Marks - 30.
02.Language – I (Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu & Bengali) - Number of Questions 30 - Marks - 30.
03.Language – II (English) -  Number of Questions 30 - Marks - 30.
04.Mathematics - Number of Questions 30 - Marks - 30.
05.Environmental Studies - Number of Questions 30 - Marks - 30.
Note: In each subject area 20 questions will be set from contents and 10 questions from pedagogy.

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