The long wait for the Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test 2017 result seems to be continuing as there is no clarity from Board of Secondary Education, Odisha as to when it plans to announce the OTET result 2017. OTET 2017 examination was held on September 25 and the OTET 2017 answer keys were released on October 7 and the last date to challenge the answer keys ended on October 15.
As per last year schedule, the result was to be announced within a month but so far there is no clarity from the board as to when it will announce the OTET result 2017. The candidates who have appeared in the Odisha TET examination are eagerly waiting for their OTET Result 2017. Once announced, the result will be available at the official result partner of the board – indiaresults.com. Candidates can follow below steps to 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 link ‘OTET 2017 Result’ 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 Result 2017 will be displayed
Why OTET 2017 Examination is important?
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.
What is the 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%.
How OTET 2017 merit list is prepared?
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.