OTET 2018 Exam- Registration, Application Form, Admit Card, Dates

08 Oct, 2018

OTET 2018- The aspirants are eagerly waiting for OTET 2018 application form which was expected to be released in the 4th week of August 2018; there is an unexpected delay in the same. OTET is the common term for Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test which is organized by Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha every year. The prime purpose of conducting this exam is to recruit the TGT and PGT level teachers for Classes I to VIII in government, private aided & unaided schools of Odisha. The apex body has not given any implication regarding the release of the application form of OTET 2018. In the meanwhile, the candidates can check the eligibility criteria for OTET 2018 to know if they can fill the application form or not. The exam is expected to take place in the 4th week of September 2018. It is highly expected that the exam dates will also be postponed due to delay in release of application form. Read this article to know about the application form procedure, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, previous years’ question papers, and admit card details of OTET 2018, etc.


OTET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Odisha board has published the eligibility norms of this exam. The candidate should be eligible. The candidates should know the importance of their eligibility.

For Paper 1:  50% aggregate marks and two years diploma in elementary education for Senior Secondary.

For paper 2: Minimum 50% aggregate marks and a diploma in elementary education for Graduation.

OTET 2018 Application Form

The candidate can proceed towards the application form only after fulfilling the eligibility conditions. The application form of this exam will be released in 1st week of September 2018. Stay tuned to this page to remain updated about the application form release. Read the relevant details here.

  • Only the online mode is available.
  • The amount of fee is Rs 350 which will be paid only through the SBI Challan mode.
  • The candidate must have to upload his latest photograph in the jpeg format.
  • The registration number and password will be sent through email or SMS.

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    Step by Step guide for filling OTET Application Form 2018

    You can get the detailed information on How to Pay Online Application OTET 2018

    Also, check out the Step by Step Process of Application Form of OTET 2018

    OTET 2018 Exam Pattern

    It is a wise move for the candidates to check the exam pattern to prepare accordingly for the exam. The exam pattern presents the snapshot of the main examination and provides the rough idea. It comprises of time duration, mode of examination and the marking scheme. The candidate can read the OTET 2018 Exam pattern here.

    • There are two papers namely Paper 1 (For class I to V) and Paper 2 (For Class VI-VIII).
    • The exam is of objective type with four alternatives.
    • There will no negative marking.
    • Each question consists of 1 mark.
    • There are 150 questions in total.

    Previous Years’ OTET 2018 Question Papers   

    Solving the previous years’ question papers will help the OTET 2018 examinees to prepare their study plan accordingly to crack this exam. The below table consists of the links of officially published question papers of OTET 2018.



    Download Link


    SET A

    Click Here


    SET B

    Click Here


    SET C

    Click Here


    SET D

    Click Here

    OTET 2018 Admit Card

    The admit card for OTET 2018 will be released in the 2nd week of September 2018.

    Visit this link to download your OTET Admit Card 2018

    It is the must to bring some other identity proof like Voter card, PAN card, etc. along with the admit card. The admit card possess the details regarding the exam. You can see the illustration of the admit card page of the official website

    OTET 2018 Important Dates

    The important dates are published here for the candidates who are interested in this examination. As the exact dates are not yet announced, therefore, these tentative dates are mentioned here.

    IMPORTANT DATES (Expected)
    Registration for OTET 2018 starts Yet to be updated
    Application Fee End Date Yet to be updated
    OTET 2018 Admit Card Yet to be updated
    OTET 2018 Exam Yet to be updated
    OTET 2018 Result Yet to be updated

    OTET 2018 Syllabus

    The official conducting authority of this examination has revised and made some changes in the syllabus of the examination. For scoring good mark in OTET Exam, all the candidates who are participating in this examination must have knowledge of OTET Exam Pattern  2018 (Paper I & II) because by knowing the number of questions and total time duration, you can make your practice routine. We’re also trying to collect more information about OTET Syllabus 2018 so stay tuned with us on our web portal.

    You can check the Syllabus & Structure for OTET 2018 here

    OTET 2018 Result

    The result will be announced in the month of October 2018 by the exam organizing authority i.e. BSE, Odisha. The result shows the list of qualified candidates. To qualify, 60% marks in a must. The qualified candidates will then join the interview process.

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