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OTET Cutoff 2021 (Released) - Check Odisha TET Category Wise Cutoff Marks

OTET Cutoff 2021 (Released) - Check Odisha TET Category Wise Cutoff Marks

Edited By Ujjwal Kirti | Updated on Sep 20, 2021 06:33 PM IST

OTET Cut off 2021: Board of Secondary Education, Odisha releases the OTET 2021 cut off along with the declaration of OTET result 2021 at the website. A subject-wise and category-wise OTET cut off 2021 is released by the Board after the conduct of the eligibility test.
Candidates appearing for the eligibility test can analyse their marks with the cut off of OTET 2021. The minimum OTET cut off 2021 for the unreserved category is 60% and reserved category is 50% as per the OTET notification 2021. It is to be noted that OTET (Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test) is conducted for two papers – Paper I and Paper II with multiple choice questions. To know more, read the full article.

OTET Cutoff 2021 (Released) - Check Odisha TET Category Wise Cutoff Marks
OTET Cutoff 2021 (Released) - Check Odisha TET Category Wise Cutoff Marks

OTET Cut off 2021 Important Dates

The BSE Odisha had released the OTET exam dates 2021 in the detailed notification to let candidates track all the OTET events. With OTET 2021 exam dates, aspirants are able to plan their studies and focus on topics accordingly. Some important dates related to OTET 2021 cut off are mentioned in the table –

OTET 2021 Cut off: Important Dates


Tentative Dates

OTET 2021 Exam

April 9, 2021

Release of OTET 2021 Result

September 20, 2021

Release of OTET 2021 Cut off

To be announced

Deciding Factors for OTET Cut off 2021

  • Previous year cut off trends

  • Number of candidates appearing in OTET exam

  • Difficulty level of OTET 2021

  • Total vacancies

OTET 2021 Cut off

The exam conducting board determines the OTET cut off for all the subjects individually. This OTET 2021 cut off mark is above the minimum required percentage. Candidates securing over and above the cut off will be considered OTET qualified. The cut off of OTET 2021 for all the categories and the individual subjects will be updated here as soon as it is updated by the Board.

Quick Links:

How to Check OTET 2021 Paper I and Paper II Cut off?

To check OTET cut off 2021 for Paper I and Paper II, candidates are required to follow the under mentioned steps:

1. Visit the official website of OTET

2. Click on the designated link for OTET cut off 2021

3. Enter the system generated registration number or date of birth and roll number in the specified window

4. OTET 2021 cut off will be available in a PDF on the next screen

5. Download and save a copy

OTET Cut off 2021 – Minimum Qualifying Marks

The minimum qualifying marks required to be considered OTET 2021 qualified varies as per the category of candidates and the papers opted. The OTET cut off is less for reserved candidates and high for unreserved candidates. Aspirants preparing for OTET 2021 must keep in mind the minimum cut off required while taking the eligibility test. As per the marking scheme of OTET, 1 mark is awarded for every correct answer marked I in both the papers, Paper I and Paper II and no negative marks are cut for wrong answers marked.

OTET 2021 Cut off – Minimum Qualifying Marks




Cut off Marks



Cut off Percentage



OTET Result 2021

The Board conducting OTET, announced the OTET result 2021 at the official website on September 20. Applicants can check the result of OTET 2021 by using their system generated registration number/ date of birth and password. The Board of Secondary Education, Odisha publishes the cut off along with the declaration of OTET result 2021. The result contains roll number, gender, category, marks scored in paper I and II and total marks secured and the aggregate percentage of the candidates.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. Does the OTET cut off vary as per the subject?

Yes. All the subjects of OTET 2021 will have different cut offs associated with them.

2. Is the application for OTET offline?

OTET application form 2021 was to be filled only in online mode from February 20 till March 8, 2021.

3. Are relaxations provided to reserved category candidates in OTET?

As per OTET eligibility criteria 2021, a relaxation of 5% marks in the Higher Secondary or Graduation level are provided to reserved candidates.

4. Who prescribes the syllabus and exam pattern of OTET?

The Board of Secondary Education, Cuttack prescribes OTET syllabus and exam pattern 2021 to let candidates willing to appear for the eligibility test know the mode and scheme of examination.

5. When is the OTET cutoff going to be released?

OTET 2021 cutoff will be released along with the result soon on the official website.

6. Who will release the OTET cut off 2021?

The OTET cut off will be released by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha.


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