The Board of Secondary Education, Odisha has released the answer key of OSSTET in online mode. The exam was conducted on October 5 in order to award pass certificate to all the candidates who will qualify the exam. OSSTET result is likely to be declared in the form of pdf or candidates will have to login by using their credentials. The application form was available in online mode from September 10 to September 18. Candidates must check the OSSTET 2018 eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The eligibility criteria for OSSTET 2018 is based on factors like nationality, must know reading and writing in Odia, and basic educational qualification qualification. Candidates can appear for the test as many times as they wish, there is no restrictions on the number of attempts. The exam was conducted for two papers and will consist of multiple choice questions. All the appearing candidates had to finish the OSSTET 2018 within 2 hours and 30 minutes. The minimum qualifying marks for both the papers and for General category is 60% whereas ST/SC/SEBC/PH candidates are required to score 50% marks. Selected candidates will be eligible to apply for recruitment of teachers in Secondary School within the schools of Odisha.
OSSTET Eligibility Criteria – Department – I
TGT (Science – PCM/ CBZ)
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in science with any two of the subjetcs (PCM) or (CBZ) as honours/optional/Elective/Pass with at least 50% marks from a recognized university and also they should have Bachelor’s in Education (B.Ed) from an institute recognized by NCTE
Or, they need to have four years of integrated degree in B.Sc.B.Ed from a recognised institute by NCTE with any two subjects from (PCM/CBZ) as honours/optional/Elective/Pass with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university
Candidates are required to have a four year integrated B.A.B.Ed from an institute recognised by NCTE in any two ( English, Odia, Hindi & Sanskrit and History, Geography, Economics, Political Science, Indian Economy, Landmarks in Indian History, Indian Geography & Indian Polity) as optional/honours/elective/pass with aggregate 50% marks.
Or, they must have a bachelor’s degree in arts/commerce in any two of the subjects ( English, Odia, Hindi & Sanskrit and History, Geography, Economics, Political Science, Indian Economy, Landmarks in Indian History, Indian Geography & Indian Polity)
a) Rastrabhasa Ratna from Rastrabhasa Prachar Samiti, Wardha
b) Shastri Hindi from Odisha Rastrabhasa Parisad, Puri
c) Snataka, from Hindi Shiksya Samiti, Odisha, Cuttack
And also they need one of the mentioned below training qualifications
a) Hindi Shishyan Parangat from Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra
b) B.H.Ed course from NCTE recognised university/institute
c)B.Ed in Hindi from Dakhin Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha, Madras
Or, a bachelor’s degree with an aggregate of 50% marks in Hindi as one of the honours/optional/Elective/Pass subject and any one of the following training qualifications
a) Hindi Shishyan Parangat from Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra
They must have a B.A in the Persian language with an aggregate of 50% marks and Urdu B.Ed or B.Ed from an institute/university recognised by NCTE
Or, Alim with aggregate of 50% marks
Candidates must have a Telugu B.Ed from an institute/university recognised by NCTE and a bachelor’s degree in arts with Telugu and must have an aggregate of 50% marks.
All the candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with Sanskrit as an optional/honours/elective/pass subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate and also, they must Siksha Shastri (Sanskrit) from any recognised University/ Institution by NCTE
Shastri (Sanskrit) with minimum 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized university AND Sikshya Shastri (Sanskrit), a course from a recognised University/ Institution.
OSSTET Eligibility Criteria – Category – II
B.P.Ed/M.P.Ed/C.P.Ed from a recognized board or university
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
The application form of OSSTET 2018 was released by Board of Secondary Education in online mode for all the eligible candidates. The application process involves registration, payment of application fee (online or offline), filling up of details (personal details, eligibility details, educational details and declaration), uploading of all the required documents and taking printout of the application form. After successful submission of the OSSTET application form 2018, candidates can appear for the exam (paper I and II) as per their preference and qualification. Candidates can check the detailed procedure below:
Candidates are required to register first by using their name, email ID, mobile number and create a new password. After registration, a unique six digit registration number will be displayed on your screen. Note down the registration number for future reference.
Payment of application fee
Before filling up the details, candidates have to pay the application fee in online or offline mode by using methods like Net Banking, Credit/Debit Card and cash payment through bank challan. After online payment, a DU reference number will be generated. After payment of OSSTET 2018 application fee, candidates will have to logout and wait for at least 12 hours (for authentication of DU reference number by the server).
Filling up of important details
After an interval of 12 hours, candidates will have to go back and select application form to fill in the details. The application form has been divided into the following sections:
Educational details and
Enter all the information and upload all the required documents. After completing all the process, click on the declaration and submit your application form.
After final submission, take a printout and also save one copy for future reference.
Paper – I (TGT Arts, Science (PCM), Science (CBZ), Classical Teacher (Urdu, Telgu, Sanskrit), Hindi Teacher)
SECTION – I and II
SECTION – III
TGT Science (PCM)
TGT Science (CBZ)
Number of questions
Classical (Sanskrit, Telgu, Urdu) and Hindi
Section – IV (TGT Arts, Science (PCM), Science (CBZ), Classical Teacher (Urdu, Telugu, Sanskrit), Hindi Teacher)
Number of Questions
Child Development, pedagogy, school management and evaluation
Paper – II
The admit card of OSSTET 2018 was published by the exam conduction body in online mode on the official website on September 27. Candidates who have successfully completed the application procedure will only be able to download their admit card. OSSTET 2018 admit card will likely to have details like name, time and date of examination, address of the examination centre and roll number. All the candidates are advised to take any one photo identity card along with the OSSTET admit card 2018. Candidates can download their admit card from the official website by logging in and entering required credentials in the login window. In case of discrepancies/mistakes in the admit card, candidates must get in touch with the exam conducting authorities and get it corrected.
After conducting the exam on October 5, Board of Secondary Education, Odisha has released the answer key of OSSTET 2018. The answer key of OSSTET will contain all the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. By using the OSSTET answer key, candidates will be able to calculate their probable score based on the number of correct and incorrect answers. The exam conducting authority has also released the opportunity to challenge the answer key of OSSTET till October 31, 2018. Candidates will be able to challenge the answer key by visiting the official website and entering their login credentials. They also need to pay fees Rs. 500 in order to challenge the OSSTET answer key 2018.
The result of OSSTET 2018 has been declared by Board of Secondary Education, Odisha on January 7, 2019. The result is expected to be available in online mode and candidates can check their result by entering their required credentials. OSSTET 2018 result contain details like name, category, roll number and total marks scored. Candidates who have qualified the exam will be awarded OSSTET pass certificate and they can apply in various government and private schools.
Candidates who are appearing for OSSTET 2018 will have to secure the minimum cutoff marks in each paper in order to qualify the exam. As prescribed by the exam conducting body, candidates belonging to the general category will have to secure 60% and more whereas SC/ST/PH/SEBC candidates need to score the minimum of 50% marks in order to get the OSSTET pass certificate.
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