OSSTET 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

OSSTET or Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test is a state-level entrance test. Board of Secondary Education, Odisha organizes this test in the state. Through this test, candidates are recruited as secondary teachers in Government/ Government aided schools in Odisha state. Aspiring candidates who are looking for a career in this field must not leave this opportunity. Therefore, candidates who want to aspire to be a teacher must apply for OSSTET online. Meanwhile, the application form will be made available on the official website of conducting board i.e. Board of Secondary Education, Odisha. With the help of this article, you can gather all the essential details of OSSTET 2023. Check its eligibility criteria, the application process, important dates, exam pattern, and much more in this post.

OSSTET 2023 Highlights

Exam Name OSSTET (Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test)
Conducting body Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha.
Exam Type Teacher Eligibility Test
Level of the Exam State Level
Frequency of exam Once a year
Application Mode Online
Exam mode Offline
Official website www.bseodisha.nic.in.

OSSTET 2023 Important Dates

Events Dates
Official Notification release September 2023
Application process starts September 2023
Last date to apply September 2023
Last date to complete the payment of the fee September 2023
Admit card download date November 2023
Entrance exam date January 2023
Result declaration February 2023

Eligibility Requirements

  • Only citizens of Indian Nationality can apply for OSSTET.
  • Candidates must be proficient in writing and reading the Odia language.
  • Candidates must have passed intermediate level from a recognized board with Odia as 1st/ 2nd/ 3rd language.

For Paper 1st

  • Applicants must have passed 12th with a minimum of 50% marks along with a 2-year diploma in elementary education.
    OR
  • Graduation with a two-year diploma in education by RCI.

For Paper 2nd

  • Candidate must hold a UG degree with at least 50 % marks and one year B.Ed. or B.Ed. (Special Education) degree approved by RCI.
    OR
  • Applicant must have passed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks and have completed B.A. Ed. Or B.Sc. Ed. Degree.

OSSTET 2023 Application Form

  • Applicants can obtain the form through the official website of BSE- www.bseodisha.nic.in.
  • Check all the instructions before applying for OSSTET 2023.
  • After this fill in your right details in the application form. The details will include the candidate’s personal details, academic details, educational details, contact details, etc. Also, upload the certificates and documents that are necessary for the application form.
  • It is also mandatory for all the applicants to upload scanned images of their photographs and signature.
  • Now the candidates will have to pay the required application fees through Net Banking/ TS Online/ Credit Card/ Debit Card.
  • If necessary, take out at least 4 to 5 hard copies of the application form for further use.

Application Fee

Category Application fee
General/ OBC/ SEBC candidates Rs. 500/-
SC/ ST categories Rs. 300/-

OSSTET 2023 Exam Pattern

  • Duration of Exam: 150 minutes will be given to complete OSSTET.
  • Type of Questions: There will be Objective Based Questions in OSSTET Exam 2023.
  • Total Questions: 150 questions.
  • Number of Sections: 4
  • Negative Marking: Not Applicable in the OSSTET entrance exam.

Section- Wise Exam Pattern

TGT Arts

Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks
Language 1 Odia 20 20
Language 2 English 20 20
Geography, English, History, Economics, Political Science 60 60
Child development and pedagogy, School management and evaluation 50 50
Total 150 150

TGT Science

Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks
Language 1 Odia 20 20
Language 2 English 20 20
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
60 60
Child development and pedagogy, School management and evaluation 50 50
Total 150 150

TGT CBZ

Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks
Language 1 Odia 20 20
Language 2 English 20 20
  • Zoology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
60 60
Child development and pedagogy, School management and evaluation 50 50
Total 150 150

Classical Teacher: Hindi/ Sanskrit/ Urdu/ Telugu

Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks
Language 1 Odia 20 20
Language 2 English 20 20
Hindi/ Sanskrit/ Urdu/ Telugu 60 60
Child development and pedagogy, School management and evaluation 50 50
Total 150 150

Physical Education Teacher

Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks
Hindi 20 20
English 20 20
Contents of C.P.Ed. Course 60 60
Child development and pedagogy, School management and evaluation 50 50
Total 150 150

OSSTET 2023 FAQs

Question: When will the OSSTET 2023 Registration start?

Ans. The online registration will start in the month of September 2023.

Question: What is the authorized web portal to apply for OSSTET?

Ans. The official website to apply for OSSTET is www.bseodisha.nic.in.

Question: Who will conduct OSSTET?

Ans. Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha is responsible for organizing OSSTET.

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