OSSTET 2023 Exam: Apply Online by December 25, 2023

OSSTET 2023 Exam: Board of Secondary Education, Odisha, announces online registration for Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test. Registration open from December 11th – 25th, 2023. Prospective candidates must carefully follow guidelines, ensuring accurate information entry and payment of Rs. 600/- (General & SEBC), Rs. 400/- (ST & SC). Successful registration, including the download of the Acknowledgement Receipt, is crucial for exam eligibility and admit card issuance.

OSSTET 2023 Exam Notification Details

Organization NameBoard of Secondary Education (BSE)
Exam NameOdisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test (OSSTET 2023)
CategoryTeacher Eligibility Test
Teacher Recruitment In Odisha
Starting Date for Apply Online11/12/2023
Application Fee Pay Last Date24/12/2023 11:59 PM
Last Date of Online Applications22/12/2023 25/12/2023
Application ModeOnline
Application Fee◦ For General/OBC/SEBC: Rs.600/-
◦ For SC/ ST: Rs.400/-
◦ Payment Mode: through Online
Official Sitehttp://bseodisha.nic.in/

Educational Qualification

The examination will be conducted in two different parts for the prospective teachers in two different categories such as

Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test 2023
Subject Name Qualification
Category I
Trained Graduate Arts Degree (Arts/ Commerce)/ Shastri (Sanskrit) or B.Ed, BA B.Ed
Trained Graduate Science (PCM/ CBZ) Degree (Science)/ B.Tech/ BE and B.Ed, B.Sc.BEd
Hindi Teacher Degree (Hindi)
Classical Teacher (Sanskrit) Degree (Sanskrit), Shikshya Shastri (Sanskrit)
Classical Teacher (Urdu) B.Ed/ Urdu B.Ed or BA (Persian)
Classical Teacher (Telugu) Degree (Arts), Telugu B.Ed
Category II
Physical Education Teacher 10+2, C.P.Ed/B.P.Ed/ M.P.Ed

OSSTET Examination Details 2023

I. Examination Structure: a) Paper-I and Paper-II constitute the two papers of OSSTET. b) Individuals with the necessary academic and training qualifications under Category-I take Paper-I, while those under Category–II participate in Paper-II.

II. Test Duration:

  • Each paper has a duration of 2 hours and 30 minutes.

III. Question Format:

  • All questions are Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying one mark.
  • Four alternatives are provided for each question, with one correct answer.

IV. Paper Sections:

  • Each paper is divided into four sections.

V. Language Requirements:

  • In Section-I, Odia is compulsory for all post categories.
  • In Section-II, English is mandatory for all post categories.

VI. Language Variation:

  • In Section-III, questions for TGT (Arts) and TGT (Science for both PCM & CBZ) are in English.
  • Questions for other streams like Classical Teacher (Sanskrit/Telugu/Urdu) and Hindi Teacher are in respective languages/scripts.

VII. Language for Paper-II (Category-II- Physical Education Teacher):

  • Questions in Section III are in English.

VIII. Common Language in Section-IV:

  • Questions in Section-IV covering Child Development, Pedagogy, School Management, and Evaluation are in English, compulsory for both categories.

IX. Negative Marking Absent:

  • There is no negative marking.
Scheme of Examination For OSSTET 2023
Scheme of Examination For OSSTET 2023

Qualifying Marks

  • Minimum pass mark for each paper: 45% (68 out of 150 marks).
  • Individuals scoring 45% or more in each paper qualify for OSSTET.
  • SC/ST/PH/SEBC candidates have a lower pass mark: 35% (53 out of 150 marks).

Issue of Certificate and Mark Sheet

Successful candidates receive the OSSTET Pass Certificate from the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha (BSE, O).

Validity of OSSTET Certificate

The OSSTET Pass Certificate remains valid until the candidate reaches the upper age limit for teacher recruitment, following government rules or executive instructions.

Number of Chances

No restrictions on the number of attempts to acquire the OSSTET Pass Certificate.

How To apply for OSSTET 2023

  1. Visit www.bseodisha.ac.in.
  2. Click on “OSSTET 2023 Registration.”
  3. Log in or create a new account.
  4. Complete the application form, providing accurate details.
  5. Upload necessary documents.
  6. Pay the application fee (Rs. 600/- for General & SEBC, Rs. 400/- for ST & SC).
  7. Review information and submit.
  8. Download the Acknowledgement Receipt.
  9. Preserve the receipt for future reference.
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