OTET 2022 - Result (Soon), Answer Key (Out), Exam Pattern, Application Form, Eligibility

Sakunth Kumar

Updated On: July 27, 2023 05:46 pm IST

The last date to raise objections against the answer key was July 11, 2023. OTET 2022 result will be declared anytime soon along with cutoff marks and final answer key. Check out all the crucial details regarding the OTET 2022 exam like the important dates, eligibility criteria, and application process.

OTET 2022

OTET 2022: The provisional answer key (2nd) to OTET 2022 has been released by BSE Odisha on its official website @bseoshisha.ac.in. Candidates can check the OTET 2022 2nd Answer key and raise objections against it from July 8, 2023 10 pm onwards to July 11, 2023 (midnight). Once the exam conducting body reviews all the objections and rectifies the errors in the answer sheet, OTET 2022 Final Answer Key and result will be released on the same website. Candidates can click on the link below to check out the OTET answer key and raise objections against it. 

OTET 2022 Answer Key (2nd) - Direct Link to Download

The result for OTET 2022 (2nd) exam will be released anytime soon. The last date to raise objections against the provisional answer key released by BSE, Odisha was July 11, 2023. OTET Result 2022 is expected to be published any moment from now along with the final answer key and cutoff marks. The direct link to check and download the OTET 2022 result will be updated below as soon as the result is released on the official website. 
OTET 2022 Result - Direct Link (Link to be Activated)

OTET 2022 Selection Process

To be eligible for the examinations, a candidate must receive a minimum of 60% (for general students) and 50% (for SC/ST/SEBC students). The OTET Certificates will be given to the candidates once they have passed the exam. These certifications will not directly appoint them as teachers, but they will be eligible for future employment. This certificate is valid for a lifetime and is only applicable and relevant to schools in the state of Odisha. The interview and other selection conditions established by the school authorities determine a candidate's final selection for the position of teacher. Candidates should constantly visit the BSE, Odisha's official website for the most up-to-date information and releases concerning OTET 2022.

Also Read: Special OTET 2022 Official Answer Key, Result, Expected Cutoff

What is the OTET Exam?

The Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) is a teacher eligibility test administered by the Odisha Board of Secondary Education (BSE). Candidates who apply for the teacher hiring process for Classes I-VIII in various Government, Private, and Private Unaided schools must pass the exam.

BSE will issue an OTET Eligibility certificate to the candidate once they have qualified for the OTET Exam. This certificate does not appoint the selected individual as a teacher, but it does act as an eligibility criterion for candidates applying to various schools in Odisha for teacher recruitment drives. Until BSE modified it to lifetime in 2022, the certificate's validity was 7 years.

OTET 2022 Major Highlights

In the table below, you'll find the most important information about the OTET 2022 exam. Before applying for the exam, candidates must be informed of these.


Full form of the exam 

Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET)

Name of the organization 

Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha

Exam level 


Mode of application 


Number of papers


Application fees

General/OBC/SEBC: INR 500

SC/ST: INR 300

Exam mode


Exam duration 

Paper-I: 150 minutes

Paper-II: 150 minute


English, Odia, Hindi, Telugu, Urdu, Bengali

Official website


OTET 2022 Notification

On the official website of BSE, Odisha, the official notification for OTET has been released. The latest notification regarding OTET 2022 exam contains information related to the registration and application process for OTET 2022 exam, exam dates, eligibility criteria, syllabus and more. According to the notification, Application forms are reponed from June 12 to June 16, 2023. Candidates are urged to visit the official website for the most up-to-date information and announcements on the exam. Also, the exam conducting body (BSE, Odisha) also released revised eligibility criteria for OTET 2022 exam. 

OTET 2022 Important Dates

The OTET 2022 special exam dates have been released. The following are some tentative dates for major events related to the OTET 2022 Exams.

OTET 2022 Events

Important Dates

Release date of Application Forms

October 8, 2022

Last date to fill the form

June 16, 2023

Last date to pay the fee 

June 16, 2023

Admit card release date

June 23, 2023

Exam dates

July 1, 2023

Exam results


OTET 2022 Admit Card 

The BSE has issued admit cards to applicants who have finished their registrations and submitted their application forms with fees on June 24, 2023. The OTET Admit Card has been issued on the BSE's official website in June 2023. The candidates can visit the official website of OTET to download their admit cards. It is mandatory for all the candidates to bring their admit card to the exam hall or else they will not be allowed to sit for the exam. The OTET 2022 admit card consists of important details such as the name of the candidate, exam venue, exam schedule, important instructions, photograph and signature, etc.

How to Download OTET Admit Card 2022?

The procedure for obtaining the OTET Admit Card is outlined below.

  • BSE's official website may be found at http://www.bseodisha.ac.in/.
  • Select 'Login' from the OTET Application 2022 link.
  • Log in with your login information, which includes your registration number and date of birth/password.
  • Take a printout of your OTET 2022 Exam admit card after viewing and downloading it.
  • On their admit cards, candidates must check  the following information: name, photograph, signature, category, exam date, and venue. If there are any discrepancies, the candidate must contact the appropriate authorities right away. The candidate must bring their admit card to the examination centre.

Candidates must check the following information on their admit cards: name, photograph, signature, category, exam date, and venue. If there are any discrepancies, the candidate must immediately alert the proper authorities. To the examination centre, the candidate must present their admit card.

Eligibility Criteria for OTET 2022

Before applying for the OTET Exam, be sure you meet the requirements. We've covered everything you need to know about the OTET Eligibility criteria right here. To apply for the OTET Exam, candidates must have the required educational qualifications and meet the prerequisites.

Eligibility for the OTET: Paper-I (Primary Level Teachers for Classes I-V)

  • Candidates who meet any of the following requirements are eligible to take OTET Paper-I. (for Primary Class I-V).

  • A minimum of 50 per cent in 10+2 exams (45 per cent for Reserved category) and a 2-year elementary education diploma are required (in accordance with CT or DElEd).

  • A minimum of 45 per cent in 10+2 exams (40 per cent for Reserved category) and a 2-year elementary education diploma are required (in accordance with NCTE).

  • A minimum of 50% in 10+2 (45% for Reserved category) and a 4-year BElEd diploma are required.

  • A minimum of 50 per cent in 10+2 exams (45 per cent for Reserved category) and a 2-year Special Education Diploma are required.

  • Candidates must have completed their bachelor's degree in any discipline and hold a two-year diploma in Special Education/Elementary Education.

Eligibility for the OTET: Paper-II (Secondary Level Teachers for Classes VI-VIII)

Candidates who meet any of the following conditions are eligible to take the OTET Paper-II (for Secondary level, Classes VI-VIII):

  • A minimum of 50 per cent in 10+2 exams (45 per cent for Reserved category) and a one-year Bachelor of Education programme are required (B.Ed).

  • A minimum of 45 per cent in 10+2 exams (40 per cent for Reserved category) and a one-year Bachelor of Education programme are required (B.Ed).

  • A minimum of 50% in 10+2 exams (45% for Reserved category) and a one-year course in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Special Education are required.

  • A minimum of 50% in 10+2 exams (45% in Reserved category) and a 4-year study in BA Special Education or B.Sc. Special Education are required.

Application for OTET 2022

The Board of Secondary Education (BSE) of Odisha posts a notification on its official website about the exam's schedule, eligibility criteria, and other details. When the notices are released, the application forms are made available, and the application process is entirely online. Here's everything you need to know about the OTET application process.

Also Read: OTET 2022 Application Process

Procedure for Applying for OTET 2022

The procedure for applying for the OTET 2022 is outlined below.

  • visit http://www.bseodisha.ac.in/ is the official website of BSE.
  • Click on OTET 2022 Online Application, then 'Click here for New Registration.'
  • To register for the exam, enter the required information such as your name, phone number, and email address.
  • Candidates can then use their credentials to log in and complete the payment process by State Bank of India Net Banking, Credit/Debit card, or SBI Challan (if offline).
  • The candidate must wait 12 hours after making the payment before filling out the application form. They must complete personal information, educational qualifications, and upload required papers using the given website.
  • After filling out the application, candidates must examine it and sign the statement by clicking 'Submit.'

Required Documents for the OTET Application Process in 2022

To complete the application process, the candidate must have the following documents ready well in advance.

  • Photograph (File size: 5kb-100kb) and Signature (File size: 5-50kb) scanned copies in JPG/JPEG format.
  • Scorecards from the 10th and 12th grades
  • B.Ed. mark sheet for bachelor's degree certificate
  • Birth certificate
  • Photo ID Proof (Aadhar Card/ Passport/ Voter’s ID/ Driving Licence)
  • Category certificate (for reserved category candidates)
Also Read: Documents Required to Fill OTET 2022 Application Form

Application Fees for OTET 2022

A verification email will be provided to registered users whenever a candidate obtains their credentials on the exam platform. Candidates are redirected to the payment page after clicking 'Verify,' which must be completed using State Bank of India Net Banking, Credit/Debit card, or SBI Challan (if offline). The application fee varies based on the candidate's category, as shown in the table below.


Application fee


INR 500


INR 300

OTET 2022 Paper-I Exam Pattern

  • Paper-I of the OTET consists of 150 objective multiple-choice questions at the primary level.
  • There is only one mark for each question, and there are no negative marks for any sections of the paper.
  • Because there are no optional sections, students must attend all of them.

The following is a list of the number of questions and the marking scheme for each subject


Number of question


Child development and pedagogy



Language 1



Language 2






Environmental studies






OTET 2022 Paper-II Exam Pattern

  • Paper-II follows a pattern that is nearly identical to Paper-I, with 150 multiple-choice questions and a time limit of 150 minutes.
  • There is no negative marking and each question is worth one mark.
  • Candidates can choose between 'Mathematics and Science' and 'Social Science' in paper II.

The following is a list of the number of questions and the marking scheme for each subject.


Number of questions


Child development and pedagogy



Language 1



Language 2



Mathematics and social science

  • 30 from Mathematics
  • 30 from Science


  • 30 from History and Political Science
  • 30 from Geography





OTET 2022 Important Books

The syllabus of OTET is almost equal to the CTET syllabus. The applicants can rely on the following OTET preparation books for effective preparation-

  • OTET Preparation books published by Arihant Publications.
  • CTET Exam preparation books
  • B.Ed Textbooks
Apart from the above, the applicants must refer to the state syllabus of classes 1 to 8.

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