OSSTET 2020: Odisha TET Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Dates

OSSTET 2020 admit card has been released on 15th January 2020. The Board of Secondary Education, Odisha (BSEO) has released OSSTET admit card 2020 on its official website. The candidates who want to become the teacher in Schools of Odisha, need to appear in OSSTET (Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test). It is a state level entrance test for candidates who want to become teacher in the State of Odisha. Interested and eligible candidates who are looking forward to appear in upcoming OSSTET exam, can check here relevant information regarding OSSTET 2020 exam including eligibility criteria, instructions for filling up the application form, exam pattern, admit card, result etc. in this article below. We recommend aspirants to apply within the stipulated time frame.

UPDATE: Odisha TET 2020 admit card has been issued online on 15th January 2020.  Aspirants can obtain the same from the official website. The entrance test is scheduled to be held on 22nd January 2020.

OSSTET 2020 Notification

  • The OSSTET 2020 admit card has been released online on the official website. 
  • candidates can download OSSTET admit card from 15th January 2020.
  • Odisha TET 2020 exam is scheduled to be held on 22nd January 2020.
  • Click here to check OSSTET admit card details.

Odisha TET 2020: Exam Overview

Exam NameOSSTET (Odisha Secondary School Teachers Eligibility Test )
Exam Regulating AuthorityBoard of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha
Level of ExamState Level
Mode of TestOffline i.e. Pen and Paper Based
Test Duration2.30 hours
Registration modeOnline on the official website
Date of registration7th December to 16th December 2019
Date of Exam22nd January 2020

OSSTET 2020: Important Dates

Interested candidates are recommended to apply before the last date and start your preparation from now. However, the official dates for Odisha Secondary School Teachers Eligibility Test 2020 have been released. The Board of Secondary Education, Odisha has published notification on its official website in this regard. The aspirants can check the crucial dates in the table below:

Events Dates (Released)
Availability of Odisha TET application form7th December 2019
Cut-off date for submission of application form16th December 2019
Last date for payment of application fee16th December 2019
Last date for payment of online application formSeptember 2020
Admit card release date15th January 2020
Exam Date22nd January 2020

OSSTET Eligibility Criteria

The candidates are recommended to go through prescribed eligibility criteria before submitting the application form for OSSTET 2020 exam. Candidates found ineligible later even after qualifying the exam may be debarred from future examination and his/her candidature will also be cancelled. Aspirants can check here OSSTET 2020 eligibility criteria details below:


The applicant must be an Indian Citizen.

Ability to Read and Write Odia

The candidate must be capable to write and read Odia language. The following qualification will be taken into consideration to check the candidate’s ability in this regard:

  • The applicant should have completed HSC exam conducted by Board of Secondary Education, Odisha or equivalent conducted by Central/State Board like CBSE or ICSE with Odia as a language subject i.e. First/Second or Third language.
  • 10th/12th exam passed from Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha with Odia as one of the subject.
  • Candidates willing to become language teachers like Classical Teacher (Sanskrit), Hindi, Telugu, Urdu, 7th standard Odia examination passed candidates shall also be allowed.

Requisite Academic and Professional Qualification

The examination will be conducted in two categories as per the following manner:

Category-I: Education Teachers (Trained Graduate Teachers in Arts/Science, Classical Teacher (Sanskrit/Urdu/Telugu)/Hindi).

Category-II: Physical Education Teacher

OSSTET 2018 Eligibility

OSSTET Application Form 2020

Applicants must collect important information about the OSSTET 2020 exam before proceeding for applying. All the crucial information about the exam will be available on the official website (www.bseodisha.ac.in) of the exam conducting authority i.e. Board of Secondary Education, Odisha. Check the following information with regard to OSSTET application form 2020:

  • Candidates have to register online at official website of the concerned authority.
  • Access official website and read all the information with regard to eligibility and instructions for filling up an online application form.
  • Click on ‘New Registration’ tab and complete the registration process.
  • If you are already registered then login with user ID and password and fill the application form.
  • Candidates have to provide personal details, academic information, correspondence address and contact information in the application form.
  • Ensure all the information should be correct and true with regard to facts.
  • Make payment of application fee which is an essential part to complete the application process.
  • You can pay the fee through net banking, debit/credit card.
  • At the end take the printout of the confirmation page for future reference.

OTET Exam Pattern 2020

Candidates should be aware of the examination pattern in order to secure good marks or qualify the exam. Odisha TET aspirants can check here relevant information on Odisha TET 2020 exam pattern:

Exam Mode Offline i.e. Pen & Paper Based Exam
Type of QuestionsObjective Type Questions
No. of Marks in Paper-I550
No. of Marks in Paper-II60
Compulsory subject in Paper-IEnglish and Odia
Exam duration 2.30 hours
Test language English except specific language exam
Negative Marking Not applicable

OSSTET 2018 Exam Pattern

OTET 2020 Admit Card

After submission of application form, the candidate will get admit card for appearing in the entrance test. The OSSTET admit card will be available online at official website from 15th January 2020. Download the admit card from the website with the help of registration number and date of birth. In case of any discrepancy in the admit card, candidates should report it the concerned authority without any delay. Keep admit card safe till the entire examination process gets over. We will provide direct link here to avail admit card after its release.

Odisha TET 2020 Answer Key

The Board of Secondary Education, Odisha will publish OSSTET answer keys on its official website after the conduct of the entrance test. The candidates can check the answer keys easily on the website. The answer keys will help candidates to make the calculation of the expected score in the examination. However, the final result will be announced later.

OSSTET Result 2020

The Odisha TET Result 2020 will be available online on the official portal of the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha. Candidates can find their result probably in the month of February 2020. Candidates have to put roll number/registration number and date of birth to access Odisha TET result. It is pertinent to mention here that the OSSTET result 2020 will be declared through online mode only. The result will contain the status of both qualified and disqualified candidates. Qualified candidates will be eligible to obtain eligibility certificate.

OSSTET 2020 Selection Procedure

The applicants must appear in the Odisha TET 2020 exam and should score minimum qualifying marks to pass the written exam. After conducting OSSTET exam, the competent authority will announce the result on its official website. Selection of the candidates will be held on the basis of the merit. It is important to clarify here that the category wise merit list will be different, it means candidate’s category will also be considered for selection.

  • The general category candidates must secure at least 60% marks in each question paper.
  • However, reserved category candidates (SC/ST/PWD/SEBC) need to score 50% marks only as they are eligible for 10% relaxation under current reservation rule of the State.

OSSTET 2020 Score/Certificate Validity

The certificate of eligibility for the OSSTET exam will be valid till the candidates fulfilling upper age limit. Candidates should keep the OSSTET certificate safely as it will be required in future teacher recruitment for submitting the application form. Candidates should know that this certificate is valid for only Odisha State. Aspirants must qualify the Odisha TET exam in order to fulfil their dreams of becoming teacher at Primary/Junior High School Level.

Official Website: http://www.bseodisha.nic.in/

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