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OTET 2021 Paper 1 Answer Key (Available), Question Paper Analysis, Solutions, Cutoff

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarPublished On: April 19, 2021

OTET 2021 Paper 1 exam has been conducted on April 9. Check the answer key, cutoff and detailed question paper analysis of Paper 1 of OTET 2021 here. The overall difficulty level of Paper 1 was moderate.

OTET 2021 Paper 1 Answer Key, Question Paper Analysis, Solutions, Cutoff

OTET 2021 Paper 1 has been conducted on April 9 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM. The question paper comprises of questions from Child Development & Pedagogy, Language-1, Language-2 (English), Mathematics and Environment Studies. Each section consists of 30 questions, and the total number of questions is 150. All the questions are MCQ-based and carry one mark each. On this page, you can check the detailed analysis of OTET 2021 Paper 1 along with the answer key and question paper. We have updated the unofficial answer key after the exam, and you can download the PDF of the same from this page directly. OTET 2021 results are expected to be released within 40 days after the exam.

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OTET 2021 Paper 1 Set D Answer Key (Unofficial)

We have updated the unofficial answer key of Paper 1 for the subjects Child Development & Pedagogy, English, Environmental Studies and Mathematics.

Child Development & Pedagogy - Set D

Motivation is the central factor in the effective management of the process of learning. Some type of motivation must be present in all learning. Who said this?Skinner
Which of the following is a provision under the Persons with Disabilities Act - 1995?Free Education till 14 Years
What is the name of the committee established in 1958-59 pertaining to women education?Durga Bai Deshmukh Commission
Learning is a change in behavior due to punishment and reinforcement. Who said it?Skinner
According to which article of RTE 2009, any form of Physical or Mental punishment can't be administered to a child?Artice 17 (1) - not sure
At what age in a child does emotion like curiosity and shyness develop?12 Years
Who has written the book Theory of Motivation in which the writer gave 24 theories of motivation?Not Available
In which system, regular teachers and resourceful teachers take responsibility for the education of differently-abled students?Inclusive Education
Which of the following statement is not true about development?Development occurs at different rates for different parts of the body.
Which of the following is not an educational implication of constructivism?-
Who gave importance to self-realization as a medium for further research on personality development?-
Knowing the ability of children to study a new English language textbook comes under which type of evaluation?Placement
A good teacher is toProvide authentic learning situations and facilitate independent thinking among the students
Which is not an element of influencing the personality of a child?School
Which of the following is not a characteristic of an inclusive school?Students are imparted as per their capability
In our state, under multilingual education programme, books have not been published in which of the following languages?-
Which of the following is related to the principles under NCF-2005?Problem solving approach helps in acquiring knowledge
Students suffering from cerebral palsy require which teaching method?Paly Way Method
Which of the following is not a demerit of group learning?Many students do not get the opportunity to utilize enough time in an activity
Which of the following is not a rule for preparing completion type of questions?-
What was the recommendation made by the National Education Policy (1986) in relation to Integrated Education?Special schools for differently-abled students
In tribal areas, which is a function organized by Srujan to provide an opportunity to students to let go of fear and express themselves freely?Preparation of bilingual teaching aids
According to UNCRC, compulsory elementary education comes under which right of a child?Right of participation
Law of Readiness of Thorndike is also known asLaw of Exercise
Which of the following is not a law of heredity as propounded by Mandel?Law of Variation

OTET 2021 Paper 1 Set B Question Paper & Answer Key

The Set B question paper of OTET 2021 Paper 1 is now available, and you can download the same by clicking on the link below. You can also check the answer key.

OTET 2021 Paper 1 Set B Question Paper PDFAnswer Key PDF - To be Updated

OTET 2021 Paper 1 Exam Analysis

We gave updated the analysis of OTET 2021 Paper 1. 



Overall Difficulty Level of Paper 1


Difficulty Level of Child Development & Pedagogy

Easy to Moderate

Difficulty Level of Language-1 – Odia/ Hindi

Easy to Moderate

Difficulty Level of English (Language-II)


Difficulty Level of Mathematics


Difficulty Level of Environmental Studies


Expected Number of Good Attempts


OTET 2021 Paper 1 Cutoff

OTET 2021 Paper 1 cutoff/ minimum qualifying marks for various categories is as follows –

Name of the Category

Minimum Qualifying Percentage

Minimum Qualifying Marks



90 out of 150



75 out of 150



75 out of 150



75 out of 150

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