Odisha Senior School Teacher Eligibility Test

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OSSTET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 500
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode

OSSTET 2022: Application form, Exam date, Admit Card, Cutoff, Merit List

Updated On - February 25 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

OSSTET 2022 application form will be released on the official website, by the conducting authority. The Board of Secondary Education Odisha (BSE-Odisha) conducted the exam. OSSTET 2022 is conducted once a year or as per the requirement. The process of OSSTET is taking place in an online mode. Candidates appearing for the OSSTET must have completed the graduation in any stream or as per the subject requirement. Through this exam, selection of the  Education and Physical Education teachers takes place. Exams mainly take place for the two categories i.e Category 1 is conducted for education teachers and category 2 is conducted for physical education teachers. Check the post to get a detailed view of the OSSTET 2022 exam.
  • The Board of Secondary Education, Odisha (BSEO) has released the answer key for the Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test (OSSTET) 2022.
  • The OSSTET 2022 was conducted on February 6, 2023, in two shifts for Paper I and II.
  • Candidates who appeared for the OSSTET 2022 can download the answer key from the official website of BSEO at bseodisha.ac.in.
  • The answer key contains the correct answers to all the questions asked in the OSSTET 2022.
  • Candidates can also raise objections against the answer key by filling an online application form available on the BSEO website.
  • The last date to raise objections against the OSSTET 2022 answer key is February 20, 2023.
  • After considering the objections, the BSEO will release the final answer key for OSSTET 2022, followed by the result.

OSSTET 2022 Status

Those who are applying for the OSSTET 2022 must check the current status of the exam here. 
OSSTET 2022  Exam notification
Not announced yet

OSSTET 2022 Important Dates

The official notification regarding OSSTET 2022 will be released soon on the official website. Official dates have been released. Candidates are advised to  check the dates in the table given below:
OSSTET 2022 Schedule
Release of OSSTET application form 

To be notified soon

Last date to apply for OSSTET

To be notified soon

Last date of payment of  application form

To be notified soon

Releasing of the admit card
To be notified soon
Exam date
To be notified soon
Result date
To be notified soon

OSSTET Category Details 

SInce there are two categories in the OSSTET, Look into the subjects as per the category and  check the table below for better understanding. 
  • Trained Graduate Science (PCM/ CBZ)
  • Trained Graduate Arts
  • Hindi Teacher
  • Classical Teacher (Sanskrit)
  • Classical Teacher (Urdu)
  • Classical Teacher (Telugu)
  • Physical Education Teacher

OSSTET 2022 Answer Key

The board releases the answer key in an online mode in pdf format. Candidates can check their answer with the response released by the official authority. Provisional OSSTET 2022 answer key is released first. If anyone has any issue regarding the answer provided then they can raise an issue regarding the matter. Finally solving the issue, the final answer key will be released. 

OSSTET 2022 Result

The result of OSSTET 2022 can be downloaded from the official site. This is the final statement of the marks of the selected candidates. Look into the process here

Steps To View The Result:

  • Visit the official website of OSSTET
  • Click on the link “OSSTET Result”
  • Enter the required details.
  • OSSTET 2021 result will reflect on the screen. 
  • The result will appear in PDF form.
  •  Download the OSSTET result and take the print of it

OSSTET 2022 Application Form

The process of the OSSTET 2022 application form is taking place in an online mode.First of all, the candidates have to do the registration. Thep process of registration requires the details such as Name of the candidate, Mobile No., Email id etc. Read the instructions, eligibility and  keep the scanned copies of the documents before applying for the exam, Let's check the process of application of  OSSTET:

Step 1: Online Registration

  • Visit the official website of OSSTET i.e bseodisha.ac.in
  • Click on “ New Registration” 
  • Enter the details required such as Name of the candidate, mobile number and email id, password (to be created by the candidate), caste category. 
  • Login id will be generated and sent to the registered mobile and email id. 
  • Click on the “Login to your account”
  • Enter the registered phone number and password to login into the account. 

Step 2: Fill the Application Form

  • Now enter the personal information and educational details.
  • Make sure to enter the details correctly

Step 3: Upload the scanned images

In the prescribed size and format, the scanned images of the photograph and signature need to be uploaded. And after that click on the “Declaration form”

Step 4: Payment of the application fee

  • Payment can be done in an online or mode. 
  • OSSTET application fee payment is done through net banking/debit card/credit card.
  • Application fee is non-refundable.  

OSSTET Application Fee 2022

The process of application is incomplete without the payment of the OSSTET application fee. Payment can be done online and fee differs as per the category. Check the fee here:
Application fee 
General/ OBC/ BC
Rs. 500
Rs. 300

OSSTET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility requirement differs as per the requirement of the subjects. Check the complete details here:

Category I

TGT Arts  
B.A.B.Ed from an institute recognised by NCTE in any two ( English, Odia, Geography, Economics, Political Science, Indian Economy, Hindi & Sanskrit and History, Landmarks in Indian History, Indian Geography & Indian Polity) as optional/honours/elective/pass with a minimum of 50% marks.
Graduation in arts/commerce in any two of the subjects ( English, Odia, Hindi & Sanskrit and History, Geography, Economics, Indian Geography & Indian Polity, Political Science, Indian Economy, Landmarks in Indian History). 
TGT (Science – PCM/ CBZ)
Bachelor’s degree in science with any two of the subjects (PCM) or (CBZ) as honours/optional/Elective/Pass with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university and Bachelor’s in Education (B.Ed) from an institute recognized by NCTE.          
B.Sc.B.Ed  with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognised institute in PCM in CBZ ashonours/optional/Elective.      
Hindi Teacher     
Bachelor’s degree with an aggregate of 50% marks in one of the following subjects:  
  • Shastri Hindi from Odisha Rastrabhasa Parishad, Puri                     
  • Rastrabhasa Ratna from Rastrabhasa Prachar Samiti, Wardha
  •  Snataka, from Hindi Shiksha Samiti, Odisha, Cuttack
Classical Teacher – Urdu          
B.A in the Persian language and B.Ed from a recognised institute/university with the aggregate of 50% marks.    
Classical Teacher – Telugu      
Bachelor’s degree in arts with Telugu and B.Ed from a recognised institute/university with the aggregate of 50% marks
Classical Teacher – Sanskrit    
Bachelor’s degree in/with Sanskrit as an optional/honours/elective/pass subject  and Siksha Shastri (Sanskrit) degree from a recognized institute.
with at least 50% marks in aggregate.

Category II

Physical   Education           
Passed 10+2 or its equivalent from a recognized institute with an aggregate of 50% marks and  B.P.Ed/M.P.Ed/C.P.Ed from a recognized board or university   

OSSTET 2022 Exam Pattern 

The exam pattern knowledge gives an idea about the no. of questions asked in exam, marking schemes and many more. Look at the OSSTET Exam pattern 
  • In total OSSTET contains 150 marks for each paper
  • Each paper has four section 
  • Multiple choice questions. 
  • Each question carries 1 mark.
  • Exam duration of each paper is 2 hours 30 minutes
  • No provision of no negative marking for wrong answer.
Paper 1/ Category 1
TGT Arts 
No. Of Questions
Total Marks
Child development and Pedagogy
Language I (Odia)
Language II (English)
Geography & Economics
History & Political Science
Total Marks
TGT Science
No. Of Questions
Total Marks
Child development and Pedagogy
Language I (Odia)
Language II (English)
Total Marks
No. Of Questions
Total Marks
Child development and Pedagogy
Language I (Odia)
Language II (English)
Total Marks
Classical Teacher – Sanskrit/ Hindi/Telugu/Urdu 
No. Of Questions
Total Marks
Child development and Pedagogy
Language I (Odia)
Language II (English)
Sanskrit/ Hindi/Telugu/Urdu 
Total Marks
Paper 2/ Category 2
Physical Education Teacher
No. Of Questions
Total Marks
Contents of C.P Ed. Course
Child Development, Pedagogy, school Management & Evaluation
Total Marks

OSSTET 2022 Syllabus

Check the detailed format of the syllabus as per the subjects here:
Child Development And Pedagogy 
  • The concept of Development and its relationship with learning
  • Multidimensional Intelligence
  • Principles of Child Development and Stages (6-11 years)
  • Influence of Genetics and the Environment
  • Process of socialization
  • Child-centred and progressive education
  • Creativity
  • Language and Thought
  • Individual variation
  • Continuous comprehensive evaluation
  • Geometry – Shapes and their local understanding
  • Numbers – Numbers and Operations
  • Currency – Money Resolve Problem
  • Measurement – Length, Mass, Weight, Volume Time
  • Game of statistics
  • Mental Math Pattern
  • Nature and Nature of Mathematics
  • Importance of maths teaching
  • Methods of Mathematics Teaching
  • Math’s language
  • Mathematical location in the curriculum
  • Math teaching problems
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic teaching and assessment
  • Analysis of errors
  • Learning-related dimensions
Environmental Studies
  • Family and Friends – Relationships, Bears, Plants, Work, and Sports
  • Food – Foods obtained from plants and animals, animal feeding, cooking meals, eating in the family, eating animals
  • Shelter – Accommodation and its type, neighborhood and its mapping, home decor and cleaning, your family and domestic animals
  • Water-Water sources, Water for families, Water storage, Our life and water, Lack of water, Water drift, Water requirement for plants and animals
  • Travel – Destination Location (Location, Water, Space), Travel Equipment, Communication-Communication, Letter Communication
  • Automation and Behavior of Objects- Soil-Building Vastu
  • Nature of environmental studies
  • Importance of Environmental Studies
  • Education about the environment
  • Education through the environment
  • Education for the conservation of the environment
  • Relation from science to science and social sciences
  • Ways to learn
  • Activities / practical work
  • General evaluation
  • Teaching-ingredient Problems
  • Food
  • Sources of food
  • Components of food
  • Cleaning food
  • Materials
  • Materials of daily use
  • The World of the Living
  • Moving Things People and Ideas
  • Electric current and circuits
  • Magnets
  • Natural Phenomena
  • Natural Resource etc
Social Science
  • The Earliest Societies
  • Political Developments
  • Culture and Science
  • New Kings and Kingdoms
  • Sultans of Delhi
  • Architecture
  • Creation of an Empire
  • Social Change
  • Regional Cultures
  • Geography 
  • Planet: Earth in the solar system
  • Globe
  • Environment in its totality: natural and human environment
  • Air
  • Water
  • Human Environment: settlement, transport, and communication
  • Resources: Types-Natural and Human
  • Social and Political Life
  • Diversity
  • Government
  • Local Government
  • Making a Living
  • Democracy
  • State Government
  • Understanding Media
  • Unpacking Gender
  • The Constitution
  • Parliamentary Government
Language- I (Odia)
  • Grammar – practical grammatical terms for nouns, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, sex, verb, factor, tense, inverse, synonyms, idioms, expressions, word-combination, etc
  • Education Scholar Dimensions Principles and methods of language learning
  • Language skills understanding language and understanding of listening, speaking, reading, writing, language skills
  • Understanding language and understanding of listening, speaking, reading, writing, language skills
  • Development of communication skills
  • Understanding of practical grammar
  • Resolving difficulties/discrepancies in language teaching
  • Teaching material
  • Remedial Teaching
Language II (English)
  • Comprehension
  • Pedagogy of Language Development 15 Questions
  • Learning and acquisition
  • Principles of language Teaching
  • A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas
  • verbally and in written form;
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and
  • disorders
  • Language Skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Remedial Teaching


  • Language Items
  • Comprehension
  • Method of assessment learning Sanskrit language & literature, Planning of assessment of teaching prose & poetry
  • Learning Sanskrit
  • The contribution of famous Poets & Authors
  • Grammar and sutra method


 OSSTET 2022 Admit Card

The OSSTET 2022  Admit card will be available in an online mode on the official site.
Only the registered candidates can access the OSSTET 2022 admit card by entering the login credentials. It is mandatory for the students to carry the admit card  on the day of the examination. Process to check the OSSTET admit card are:
  • Visit the official website of OSSTET. 
  • Locate the OSSTET admit card link on the home page.
  • Enter the details required such as Username and Password (Enter the details correctly)
  • Click on the Submit button.
  • The OSSTET admit card will appear in PDF form.
  •  Download the admit card and take the print of it

OSSTET 2022 Overview

Conducting Body
Board of Secondary Education, Odisha (BSEO)
Exam Name 
Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test or OSSTET
Official Website



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OSSTET Important Dates

Form Date02 Jul - 23 Jul 2022 (Tentative)
Admit card25 Jan 2022
Exam Date09 Feb 2022
Result30 Sep 2022 (Tentative)

Odisha Senior School Teacher Eligibility Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours 18 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

02 Jul 2022

Form End Date:

23 Jul 2022

The last date to submit the form was on 23 Jul 2022
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