BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION, ODISHA, CUTTACK. NOTIFICATION No. 01(OTET) Date. 01.01.2014
Applications are invited strictly ONLINE by logging on to Board of Secondary
Education web site www.bseodisha.nic.in from the intending eligible candidates, to appear
at the 2nd OTET 2013 as per the terms and conditions given below:
1. Candidates having the following minimum qualifications shall be eligible for
appearing at 2nd OTET 2013, as specified in Resolution No.14302/ SME/
Dt.04.06.2012 and letter No.23860/SME Dt.21.10.2013 of Govt. in School &
Mass Education Department, Odisha, Bhubaneswar.
FOR CATEGORY –A (PAPER-I) i.e. –
Higher Secondary (+2 or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2 years
Diploma in Elementary Education / 2 years Diploma in Education (Special Education)
approved by RCI (Rehabilitation Council of India)/ Graduation with 2 years Diploma
in Elementary Education / 2 years Diploma in Special Education approved by RCI.
FOR CATEGORY –B (PAPER-II)
Graduation with at least 50% marks with 1 year Bachelor?s Degree in Education
(B.Ed.)/ 1 year B.Ed. (Special Education) approved by RCI/Higher Secondary (+2 or
equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4 years B.A. Ed./ B.Sc. Ed. (integrated
Provided that relaxation of 5% in qualifying marks in +2 or at the graduation level, as
the case may be; shall be allowed to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/ SEBC
Provided further that candidates who have secured minimum marks in +2 or
graduation level, as the case may be; as prescribed at the time of admission into
Teacher Education Course; shall also be eligible to appear at 2nd OTET 2013.
(II) Candidates who are pursuing (Final Year) of any of the teacher education
courses (recognized by NCTE or by the RCI as the case may be) specified
above, in both the categories; can also appear at 2nd OTET 2013.
(III) UNTRAINED CANDIDATES :
Untrained candidates, ONLY belonging to SC, ST & PH category having required percentage of marks (5% relaxation in minimum qualifying marks in +2 or Graduation Level as the case may be, for the candidates belonging to SC, ST categories) shall be eligible. THIS IS INTENDED TO FACILITATE BETTER OPPORTUNITY TO SC, ST & PH CANDIDATES AND THIS DOES NOT GIVE THEM ANY ENTITLEMENT / RIGHT FOR ENGAGEMENT.
(IV) Candidates eligible to apply under category –„B? of the State?s guide line (Resolution No.14302/SME/Dt.04.06.2012), shall not be eligible to apply under category-A.
Application should be submitted strictly ONLINE by logging on to Board of Secondary Education , Odisha, Cuttack website http://http://bseodisha.nic.in/ and click on “OTET 2013” and subsequently enter relevant paper (Paper-I or Paper-II). Application will not be accepted through any other mode. The website will be kept open from 03.01.2014 and close on 17.01.2014 at 23.59 hrs for submission of online application form. Candidates are allowed to apply only once and applications once submitted cannot be altered under any circumstances. Candidates are required to possess a valid e-mail ID and mobile number, which is to be entered in the Application form, so that intimation regarding downloading of Hall Ticket for Written Test can be sent. Board of Secondary Education, Odisha will not be responsible for bouncing / loss of any e-mail sent to the candidates, due to invalid/ wrong email ID provided by the candidate or for delivery of e-mail to spam/ bulk mail folder or for delay/ non receipt of information, if the candidate fails to access his/her mail/ website in time. However, necessary information will be hoisted on Board of Secondary Education, Odisha website from time to time. Candidates are required to pay the application fee of Rs. 350/- (Rupees Three Hundred Fifty) only through SBI Challan generated from the web site or Online. On submission of forms and fees candidate will get e-mail and SMS regarding his / her registration number and password. The system will generate challan and the candidates have to print the Challan Copy. Candidate, using Application number and Password can also print the application for future reference.