OTET Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019
Sanjana Surbhi, 09 Jan 2019

OTET Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019 - Board Of Secondary Education, Odisha, Cuttack has prescribed the syllabus and exam pattern of OTET 2019 for all the aspiring candidates. The OTET syllabus and exam pattern 2019 outlines the topics from Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I and II, Mathematics, EVS, and Social Science. With the help of OTET syllabus and exam pattern 2019, candidates can get an idea about the number of sections, time duration, total marks and marking scheme of the exam. 

Before preparation, it is important for all candidates to go through the OTET syllabus and exam pattern 2019 to know the structure and format of the question paper. 

The exam is conducted for two papers - paper I and II. There will be 150 multiple choice questions carrying one mark each. Candidates have to complete the paper within 2 hours and 30 minutes. To know more about OTET syllabus and exam pattern 2019, read the article.


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OTET Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019 - Paper I 

Candidates must know the OTET syllabus and exam pattern 2019 so that they can understand the syllabus section-wise. OTET paper I will have objective type questions and will be conducted for 2 hours and 30 minutes. Total marks allotted is 150. Candidates can check below the syllabus of OTET 2019 and the sub-topics in each section. 


OTET Syllabus 2019 – Paper I (section-wise)

Sections

OTET Syllabus (Units) - Paper I

Child Development and Pedagogy

Unit 1: Understanding Child Development during Childhood (focus on
children at primary level

Unit 2: Understanding Learning Process and Learners

Unit 3: Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding Children with special
Needs

Unit 4: Approaches to teaching and learning

Unit 5: Assessment

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

Unit 1: Learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali at elementary level

Unit 2: Teaching, Reading and Writing Skills

Group B

Unit 3: Language items

Unit 4: - Assessment of learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali

Unit 5: Language Comprehension

Language (English)

Group A

Unit 1: Language Learning

Unit 2: Learning English at the Elementary Level

Unit 3: Skills in learning English

Unit 4: Assessment of English

Group B

Unit 5: Language items

Unit 6: Comprehension

Mathematics

Group A

Unit 1: Mathematics Education in Schools

Unit 2: Assessment in Mathematics

Unit 3: Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning

Group B

Unit 4: Data Handling and Patterns

Unit 5: Shapes and spatial Relationship

Unit 6: Measurement

Unit 7: Number System and Operation in Numbers

Environmental Studies 

Group A

Unit 1: Concept

Unit 2: Methods and Approaches

Unit 3: Evaluation in Evs

Group B 

Unit 4: Physical Features of Odisha and India

Unit 5: Governance

Unit 6: History of Freedom Struggle in India and Odisha

Unit 7: Health and Diseases

Unit 8: Internal Systems of Human Body

Unit 9: Matter, Force and Energy




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OTET Exam Pattern 2019 - Paper I 

As per the exam pattern of OTET 2019, there will be five objective sections. The exam will be conducted for 2 hours and 30 minutes carrying 150 marks. There will be no negative marking in the exam. Candidates can check below the OTET Exam Pattern 2019.


Highlights of OTET Exam Pattern 2019

Particulars

Details

Exam Duration

Two hours and thirty minutes

Exam Sections

Child Development & Pedagogy, Language-I, Language II, Mathematics, and Environment Studies

Total questions

150

Total marks

150


OTET Exam Pattern 2019 - Paper I

Sr. No. 

Sections

Number of Questions

Total Marks Allotted

1

Child Development & Pedagogy

30

30

2

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

30

30

3

Language-II (English)

30

30

4

Mathematics

30

30

5

Environment Studies

30

30


OTET Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019 - Paper II

All those candidates who wish to apply for upper primary classes (VI to VIII) will have to appear for paper II. OTET paper II will be conducted for two hours and thirty minutes and candidates are required to select one subject - Mathematics & Science or Social Studies for the fourth section. All the candidates can check below the syllabus of OTET 2019 and the sub-topics given in each section.


OTET Syllabus 2019 – Paper II (section-wise)

Sections

OTET Syllabus (Units) - Paper II

Child Development &
Pedagogy

Unit 1: Child Development (Focus on Upper Primary School Children)

Unit 2: Learning

Unit 3: Curriculum Teaching-Learning Approaches and Evaluation

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

Group A

Unit 1: - Learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali at Upper Primary Level

Unit 2: Teaching Language

Unit 3: Assessment of Language

Group B

Unit 4: Elements of Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali Language

Unit 5: Language Items

Unit 6: Contribution of famous literates for development of Odia / Urdu / Hindi /
Telugu / Bengali language

Language II (English)

Group A

Unit 1: Learning English at Upper Primary Level

Unit 2: Development of English Language Skills

Unit 3: Assessment of learning English Language

Group B

Unit 4: Language Items

Unit 5: Comprehension

Mathematics (only for Mathematics and Science Teacher)

Group A

Unit 1: Mathematics at Upper Primary Stage

Unit 2: Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics

Unit 3: Evaluation in Mathematics

Group B

Unit 4: Number System

Unit 5: Algebra

Unit 6: Commercial Arithmetic

Unit 7: Shapes and Spatial Relationship

Science (only for Mathematics and Science Teacher)

Group A

Unit 1: Nature of Science

Unit 2: Methods and Approaches

Unit 3: Evaluation in Science

Group B

Unit 4: Physical Science

Unit 5: Life Science

Social Study (only for Social Study Teacher)

Group A

Unit 1: Aims and Objectives of Teaching Social Studies

Unit 2: Methods and Approaches

Unit 3: Evaluation in Social Science

Group B

Unit 4: History and Political Science

Unit 5: - Political Science

Unit 6: Geography


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OTET Exam Pattern 2019 - Paper II

In OTET paper II, there will be four objective sections. The exam will be conducted for 2 hours and 30 minutes carrying 150 marks. Candidates can check below the OTET Exam Pattern 2019.


Highlights of OTET Exam Pattern 2019 

Particulars

Details

Exam Duration

Two hours and thirty minutes

Exam Sections

Child Development & Pedagogy, Language-I, Language II, A) Mathematics & Science or B) Social Studies

Total questions

150

Total marks

150


OTET Exam Pattern 2019 - Paper II

Sr. No. 

Sections

Number of Questions

Total Marks Allotted

1

Child Development & Pedagogy

30

30

2

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

30

30

3

Language-II (English)

30

30

4

A) Mathematics & Science Or

B) Social Studies

60

60


OTET Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019 - Preparation Tips

  • Be familiar with OTET syllabus and exam pattern 2019. 

  • Get the best books to prepare and decide daily target for study. Meet the daily and monthly targets. 

  • Take mock tests and practice sample papers and previous years question papers of OTET. 

  • Make short notes while preparing. Use these short notes during revision. 

  • Do not take any new topic or chapter during the last lap of the preparation. 

  • Stay positive and motivated. Take proper sleep and eat healthy.

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