OTET Answer Key 2019
Updated on Oct 5, 2019 - 12:12 p.m. IST by Bachan Thakur

OTET Answer Key 2019 - Board of Secondary Education (BSE) Odisha has released OTET 2019 answer key on its official website - bseodisha.ac.in on October 5. The link to download OTET answer key 2019 is available below in this article. Along with OTET answer key, candidates can also check the question papers. Candidates who have appeared in the exam can check answer key of OTET and raise objections till October 10 by using their registration/roll number and password date of birth. Candidates can check OTET answer key separately for the paper I & II. The examination authority has first released the provisional answer key of OTET 2019. In case of discrepancies in the answer key candidates can raise objections. After the challenges/complaints are scrutinised, the authority will release the final OTET 2019 answer key. Candidates will be able to check their correct and incorrect answer options and calculate their expected score with the help of OTET answer key 2019. OTET 2019 exam was held from August 5, 2019. For More details regarding how to download OTET Answer Key 2019 and raising of objections read more.

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How to download OTET Answer Key 2019?

To download OTET 2019 answer key, candidates can follow the steps given below.

  1. Go to the official website of OTET bseodisha.nic.in.

  2. Click on the link to download OTET answer key.

  3. The link redirects to OTET answer key for paper I & II

  4. Once the answer key opens, compare your answers with that in the answer key

  5. Calculate the marks and number of correct and incorrect answers after comparing

OTET 2019 Answer Key - Important Dates



OTET 2019 examination

August 5, 2019

OTET 2019 Answer Key

October 5, 2019 (Available)

OTET Result

October 2019

What if there are discrepancies in OTET 2019 Answer Key?

In case there are errors/mistakes/discrepancies in the answer key of OTET 2019, candidates have to raise their concerns by submitting their objections/complaints to the authorities. Check the procedure of submitting your objections below.

How to submit objections for OTET Answer Key 2019

In case any candidate finds that any question or answer option in the official answer key of OTET 2019 is not correct, then in such a case, the candidate can submit a complaint against the answer key with proof of validating their claim of correctness.

Is there any fee for submitting objections for OTET answer key?

Yes, there is a fee for submitting objections. Along with the documentary proof to prove their claim of the challenge, candidates also have to pay Rs. 500 as fee for each question/answer to the board within the given time frame. No challenge/complaint will be accepted after the last date of the objection is over.

Scrutiny of OTET 2019 Answer Key

An expert team will scrutinise the objections and if the complaints are proved to be correct, then the team will release the final answer key of OTET 2019. Know details about the OTET provisional and final answer key process below.

OTET Provisional Answer Key 2019

Initially, the examination authority has released the provisional answer key of OTET 2019 online. Post checking the provisional answer key, candidates can compare their answers and calculate their probable marks. In case of mistakes/errors in the provisional answer key, candidates must submit their complaints against the answer key if they have documentary proof to prove the complaint against any question or answer. For challenging any answer/question, Rs. 500 per question has to be paid. The purpose of releasing OTET answer key (provisional) is to give some time for candidates to file their objections (if any) against the incorrect questions or answers. After reviewing the provisional OTET answer key 2019, the authority (expert team) will release the final answer key, only if the objections by the candidates are proved to be correct.

OTET Final Answer Key 2019

After going through all the objections, the expert team of the Board will release OTET final answer key 2019. The decision by BSE on the final OTET 2019 answer key would be final and binding. The result of OTET 2019 will be declared based on the final answer key of OTET 2019.

As the answer key for the current recruitment year will be released only after the examination is over, candidates can check the OTET previous year’s answer key below.

OTET Previous Year Answer Key (Provisional)


Answer Key

OTET Provisional Answer Key 2017 – Paper I

Download Here

OTET Provisional Answer Key 2017– Paper II

Download Here

OTET Provisional Answer Key 2017 – Paper II (Mathematics & Science)

Download Here

OTET Previous Year Answer Key - 2016


Answer Key

OTET 2016 Final Answer key for Paper I

Click Here

OTET 2016 Final Answer key for Paper II (Social Science)

Click Here

OTET 2016 Final Answer key for Paper II (Maths and Science)

Click Here

OTET Result 2019

The examination authority will release the OTET result 2019 in February. Candidates scores in the result will be based on the final answer key of OTET. Through the result of OTET, candidates will be able to know their sectional and overall marks. Along with the OTET result, the authority will also release the cut off for the examination.

OTET Cut off 2019

The cut off of OTET 2019 is the minimum marks secured by the candidates in Paper and Paper II, basis which they will be considered eligible for applying as a Primary and Upper Primary School Teacher in the state. There are two levels of OTET Cut offs – qualifying cut off and the sectional and category-wise cut off.

About OTET

OTET is the state level examination conducted for offering eligibility certificate to the qualifying candidates as Primary School Teachers and Upper Primary School Teachers across the schools of Odisha. After getting the eligibility certificates, candidates can apply across any school in the state as Primary and Upper Primary School Teachers. Paper I is held for candidates who want to be teachers of class I to V, while Paper II is for candidates, who wish to be teachers of class VI to VIII. Candidates can also apply for both Paper I and Paper II, however, they have to fill the applications for both the papers separately. Candidates, who opt for both the papers are those who want to be teachers from class I to VIII. Board of Secondary Education Odisha also conducts OSSTET, which is a separate examination for candidates who wish to be teachers in secondary schools.

Answer Key

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - OTET Answer Key 2019

Question: How can I download the answer key from the official website?


In order to download the official answer key, you must visit the official website of the authority and click on the answer key link. The link takes you to the page wherein you can select the required paper set. The screen then flashes the answer key in the form of PDF. Download the answer key for future reference.

Question: I want to raise objections on few questions. What should I do?


The examination authority has provided you the facility to raise objections in the answer key. To raise objections, you have to login using your credentials along with the payment of the prescribed challenge fee. 

Question: What after raising objections in the OTET answer key?


After raising objections in the answer key of OTET, a team of experts will scrutinize the answer key and then release the final answer key on the bais of which the final result will be announced.

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