All the candidates who appeared in Odisha government’s OTET 2017 examination are now eagerly waiting for the OTET 2017 results. As per the reports, the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha is likely to release OTET 2017 results soon at its official website – bseodisha.ac.in and indiaresults.com. OTET 2017 examination was held across Odisha on September 25 and OTET 2017 answer keys were released on October 7 and the last date to challenge the answer keys ended on October 15. Last year the BSE, Odisha had announced the OTET results within a month of conducting the exam. Now, all the candidates who have appeared in the Odisha TET examination are waiting for their OTET Result 2017 but there is no clarity from the board as to when results would be announced.
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.
How to check OTET 2017 Results
Step 1: Go to the official website of the board – bseodisha.ac.in.
Step 2: Click on the link ‘OTET 2017 Results’ 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 name or Roll number
Step 5: After submitting the form your OTET 2017 Results will be displayed