OTET Previous Year Question Paper PDF, Exam Pattern Odisha TET Syllabus

The Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha is going to conduct the Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET). This is a teacher eligibility test to select deserving candidates among many of those who applied online. The OTET Exam has been postponed and now the Odisha TET 2023 Exam will be conducted on 01st July 2023. The admit card for this exam will be released 5 days before the exam only on the official page.

For your betterment, we have provided the previous year’s OTET question paper along with its solution key. This is added to reduce your fear of the exam and to develop strategies to complete the exam on this. Moreover, this Odisha TET question paper added below will give help you to know the types of questions that will be asked in the exam.

In addition to the question paper don’t forget to check the exam pattern and syllabus before appearing for the examination.

Last Years OTET Question Papers, Pattern, Exam Syllabus 2023

OTET previous year question paper
Organization Board of Secondary Education, Odisha
Exam Name Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test
OTET Exam Date 01st July 2023
Exam Level State Level
Examination Timings Paper 1- 8 am to 10:30 am
Paper 2- 12 pm to 2:30 pm
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Pattern

OTET Paper Pattern

  • There will be a total of 150 questions in the exam and each question will be of 1 mark.
  • No marks will be deducted for any wrong answer.
  • All the questions will be of multiple objective type questions.
  • 2 hours and 30 minutes will be given to complete the exam.
  • This Exam will be bilingual i.e. in Odia and English
Subjects Marks/Questions
Child Development and Pedagogy 30
Language-I (Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Bengali/ Telugu) 30
Language-II English 30
Mathematics 30
Environmental Studies 30
Total 150

OTET Syllabus

Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Learning theories, dialogic learning, and critical pedagogy

Language-I (Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Bengali/ Telugu)

  • Aims and objectives of teaching Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali
  • Principles of language teaching

Language-II English

  • Language Learning
  • Skills in learning English: listening, speaking, reading and writing
  • Comprehension
  • Nouns
  • Adverbs
  • Verbs
  • Tense
  • Preposition
  • Articles
  • Adjectives
  • Punctuation
  • Prepositions


  • Nature of Mathematics – logical, systematic, abstractions, pattern
  •  Aims and Objectives of Teaching Mathematics
  • Specific Objectives of Teaching Mathematics
  • Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics
  • Induction, deduction, analysis and synthesis
  • Approaches: Constructivist and activity-based
  • Formal and informal evaluation
  • Error analysis
  • Remedial and enrichment programmes
  • Number System
  • Algebra
  • Commercial Arithmetics
Important Links
Previous Year’s OTET Question Paper Download Here
Previous Year’s OTET Answer Key Download Here
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