- State PSC
Teacher Eligibility Test has been made mandatory for appointment of Teachers in Primary & Upper Primary Schools. The Government in the Department of School & Mass Education have decided to conduct ODISHA TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST w.e.f. the current year 2012. The 1st OTET, 2012 will be conducted on 05th August, 2012 at designated centres across the State.
Applications in the prescribed OMR form are invited from the eligible candidates intending to take the OTET-2013 as per the terms and conditions (Click Here). The application forms can be obtained from the designated Nodal centres ( list given here) against cash payment of Rs. 350/- ( rupees Three Hundred and Fifty) only for each paper from 22nd to 30th April,2013 during the working hours including Sundays and holidays i.e. from 10.00 am. To 4.30 pm. The last date of issue and submission of the application form is 30th April, 2013. The examination schedule shall be notified latter on.
FRAMEWORK FOR TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST, ODISHA
In accordance to the section 23(1) of the RTE Act, 2009, the National Council for Teacher Education has laid down minimum qualification for any candidate to be eligible for appointment as a teacher at elementary level. As per the NCTE notification dated 23rd August, 2010, one of the essential qualification for any candidate for appointment as a teacher is that he/she should pass the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) which will be conducted by Government. The TET conducted by the Government of Odisha, School and Mass Education Department is named as Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET).