The Board of Secondary Education, Odisha has released OTET result 2017. Now all the candidates who have appeared in OTET 2017 Exam can go to official website of the board at – bseodisha.ac.in and indiaresults.com to check their results. Indiaresults.com is the official result partner of the board. OTET 2017 examination was held across Odisha in two shifts from 10 am to 12.30 pm for Paper I and from 2 pm to 4.30 pm for Paper II on September 25. The board released the OTET 2017 answer keys on October 7 and the last date to challenge the answer keys ended on October 15. Now, all the candidates who have appeared in the Odisha TET examination can check their OTET Result 2017.
Steps to check OTET Result 2017
Step 1: Go to the official website of the board – bseodisha.ac.in.
Step 2: Click on the ticker link ‘RESULT OF ODISHA TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST (OTET), 2017′ displayed on the homepage of the website.
Step 3: It will take you to the official partner of results announcement – indiaresults.com
Step 4: Enter your Roll number
Step 5: After submitting the form your OTET Result 2017 will be displayed
Download OTET 2017 Results, OTET 2017 Final Scoring Keys, OTET 2017 OMR Sheet
OTET Important Dates
- Date of Examination: 25 Sep 2017
- Answer Key Released: 07 Oct 2017
- Declaration of Result: Declared on December 18
OTET 2017 Examination
Passing OTET examination is mandatory for teaching Class-I to VIII students in the schools of the state government, private aided schools and private unaided schools in the Odisha. Candidates who wish to seek employment as teachers in private un-aided schools also have the option of appearing in Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) conducted by central government through CBSE. The minimum qualification to be considered for OTET 2017 is class 12th passed from a recognised board or institute.
Qualifying Marks for OTET 2017
In OTET 2017, there were two papers – paper 1 and paper 2. A candidate was allowed to appear in any one paper. The paper 1 was of 150 marks and it contained question on child development and pedagogy, a regional language (Odia, Urdu, Hindi, Telugu or Bengali), English, mathematics and environmental studies. On the other hand, the paper 2 was of total 150 marks. It had questions on three compulsory subjects- child development and pedagogy, a regional language and English- and an optional subject.
As per qualifying rule of OTET 2017, a candidates will have to secure the minimum qualifying marks to clear the Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test 2017. The candidate belonging to the General category needs 60% marks and for the SC, ST, SEBC/OBC, Physically Handicapped candidates, the minimum qualifying marks is 50%.
OTET 2017 Merit List
As the board announce the result, a merit list will also be declared. The merit list will be prepared for the candidates who have appeared OTET 2017 examination. It will consist of the list of the qualified candidates containing their marks for the examination. It will be uploaded on the official website of the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha. It will be published for both the papers separately. It will be prepared on the basis of the total marks obtained by the candidates in the OTET 2017 examination. The candidates will be recruited on the basis of the final merit list which will contain the final list of the qualified candidates for the concerned post.
About Board of Secondary Education, Odisha
OTET is conducted every year by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha which is a corporate body constituted under the Odisha Secondary Education Act, 1953. It regulates, controls and develops Secondary Education in Odisha. It offers varied courses in order to equip students for different occupations, to prepare them for university education and to equip them for various cultural purposes.