OTET Application Form 2020 - Registration, Eligibility, Fee
OTET Application Form 2020- Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha will release OTET 2020 application form tentatively in the third week of July 2020. Candidates who meet the required eligibility criteria will be able to fill up the application form of OTET 2020 online on the examination section of BSE Odisha official website- bseodisha.ac.in. In order to fill up the OTET application form 2020, candidates will be required to go through 6 steps- providing personal information, filling up eligibility criteria and educational qualification, address, information sheet and declaration & payment. The Payment of OTET 2020 application form fees can be made both online and offline through State Bank of India. Candidates who successfully sublit the application form of OTET 2020 by paying the fee will receive the hall ticket of OTET 2020. Only those candidates who receive the hall ticket are eligible to sit for the examination. OTET is conducted every year for recruitment of teachers (class I-VIII) in schools across the state of Odisha. There are 2 levels in the exam. Candidates can fill the OTET application form 2020 for level 1, 2 or both as per their eligibility. Read the full article to know more about OTET 2020 application form.
OTET Application Form 2020- Important dates
Aspiring candidates should keep in mind these important dates for the application form of OTET 2020 as mentioned in the table below-
OTET 2020 Application Form Dates
OTET 2020 application form
Third week of July 2020 onwards
Last date to fill the application form of OTET 2020
Last week of July 2020
Last date to pay OTET 2020 application fee
Last week of July 2020
OTET admit card 2020
First week of August 2020
OTET examination 2020
First week of August 2020 onwards
OTET Application Form 2020- Registration
The first step towards filling up the OTET 2020 application form is registration. Candidates should provide their biodata which includes name, password, mobile number and email ID. After entering the biodata, candidates will have to click on the ‘submit’ button and complete the registration process. After clicking on the ‘submit’ button, candidates will be directed to the login window where they will have to enter their registered email ID and password. A verification code will be sent to the registered email ID of the candidates. After entering the verification code, candidates will be redirected to the login page. Candidates will now enter their login credentials again and click on the ‘submit/login’ button again and the application form of OTET 2020 will be displayed on the screen.
OTET Application Form 2020- Required Documents
In order to fill up the application form of OTET 2020, candidates should keep the following documents handy-
10th and 12th certificates and mark sheets
Category and PH certificates (if applicable)
Scanned recent passport size photograph and signature
Professional qualification certificates
How to Fill Up OTET Application Form 2020?
OTET 2020 application form can be filled up in 6 steps-
Providing Personal Information
Filling up educational qualification
Filling up the eligibility criteria
Declaration and payment of OTET 2020 application fees.
Steps to Fill Up Application Form of OTET 2020-
Step 1- In this step of filling up OTET 2020 application form, candidates will be required to enter their personal details including name, date of birth, category, nationality, etc.
Step 2- Now, candidates will be required to enter the details of “Eligibility Criteria” and click on ‘Submit’ to go to the next stage
Step 3- In this step, candidates will be required to enter their educational qualification details. Candidates will also need to upload documents in the required format, size and dimension as mentioned in the application form. Candidates will also need to enter details of their general & professional qualifications.
Step 5- The next step in OTET 2020 application form requires the candidates to enter their correspondence and permanent address
Step 6- Review all the information entered and edit if there is any mistake. Note that, candidates will not be allowed to edit their OTET application form 2020 once they click on ‘declaration and payment button. The payment of OTET 2020 application fee is to be made through State Bank Of India only. Candidates can choose the following online and offline methods to pay the fee-
Bank Challan (Offline)
Net Bankig (Online)
Credit/Debit Card (Online)
Once the payment is made, OTET 2020 application form is completed.
This is how BSE Odisha OTET application form window will look like -
OTET 2020 Application Fees
Candidates will be able to pay the OTET 2020 application fee till the last week of July 2020 (tentative). The application fee as per category are as per the table below
Category- wise OTET 2020 Application Fee
SC and ST
OTET Exam Pattern 2020
After filling the application form of OTET 2020, candidates should go through the exam pattern and syllabus of OTET 2020 and study accordingly. As per the OTET 2020 Exam Pattern, there will be 2 papers in the exam. Candidates can opt for either Paper 1, or Paper 2 or both as per their eligibility. Questions in OTET 2020 will be in Objective type/ MCQ. Each question will carry 1 mark and there is no negative marking scheme in the exam.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - OTET Application Form 2020 - Registration, Eligibility, Fee
Question: Is registration different from OTET application form 2020?
Registration is the first step towards filling up the OTET 2020 application form.
Question: Can I apply for both levels of OTET 2020?
Yes. A candidate can apply for both levels of OTET 2020 exam. However, candidates will be required to submit different application forms for that purpose.
Question: Can I pay my OTET application fee using challan of any bank other than SBI?
No. The application fee must be paid in online or offline mode through SBI only.
Question: Will I be assigned a helper writer if I belong to PH category and can not write by my own?
Yes. Provision of helper writer is made in the OTET examination. Such candidates are required to visit the exam centre Superintendent 4 days prior to the examination date with original PH certificate, admit card and an application seeking a helper writer.
Question: Can I fill up the OTET application form 2020 if I am not from Odissa?
Yes. Candidates from outside Odissa will also be able to fill up the OTET 2020 application form.