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Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test Syllabus 2017

The Board of Secondary Education, Odisha has updated the OTET Syllabus 2017. Therefore, candidates who have applied for the OTET exam are now searching for the Odisha Teacher Syllabus. Here, you can easily find the Odisha TET Syllabus 2017. Also, you can find the OTET Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2017 on our page. We have provided the updated Teacher Eligibility Test Exam Syllabus & Test Pattern 2017. Refer those and start your preparation. You can also know more about the Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test Syllabus 2017 at www.bseodisha.ac.in.

OTET Syllabus 2017 Details – www.bseodisha.ac.in

Name of the Board Board of Secondary Education, Odisha
Course Name OTET 2017
Application Mode Online
Category Syllabus
Starting Date 23rd August 2017
Closing Date 6th September 2017
Exam Date 25th September 2017
Location of the Job Location Odisha
official website of the organisation www.bseodisha.ac.in

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Paper I

S. No. Area No of Questions Total Marks
1. Child Development &
30 30
2. Language-I, Odia/ Urdu/
Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali
30 30
3. Language-II (English) 30 30
4. Mathematics 30 30
5. Environment Studies 30 30
Total 150 150

Paper II

S. No. Area No of Questions Total Marks
1. Child Development &
30 30
2. Language-I, Odia/ Urdu/
Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali
30 30
3. Language-II (English) 30 30
Total 90 90

The Board of Secondary Education is conducting Paper I and Paper II test for Teacher Post. However, each individual candidate is intrested for only one Paper at a time. If candidates are submitting OTET Application Form for both the Papers then their Application Form will be rejected.

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Download Odisha TET Syllabus 2017

It is suggested to all applicants that before appearing for the exam, go through the OTET Syllabus Pdf. If you check the OTET Odisha Exam Syllabus, you will be able to prepare well for the OTET exam. Read the detailed syllabus for the exam provided here.

Paper I

Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Understanding Child Development during Childhood (focus on children at primary level).
  • Understanding Learning Process and Learners.
  • The concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding Children with special needs.
  • Approaches to teaching and learning.
  • Assessment.

Language (Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali)

  • Learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali at elementary level.
  • Principles of language teaching.
  • Interdependence of four language skills.
  • Teaching, Reading and Writing Skills.
  • Teaching-learning composition and creative writing.
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom, language difficulties and errors.
  • Assessment of learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali.
  • Remedial teaching.
  • Language items.
  • Synonyms and antonyms.
  • Formation of words – using prefix and suffix.
  • Language Comprehension.

Language (English)

  • Learning English at the Elementary Level.
  • Objectives of learning English.
  • Language Learning.
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom.
  • Principles of language teaching.
  • Skills in learning English.
  • Techniques and activities for developing listening and speaking skills (recitation, story telling, dialogue).
  • Development of writing skill – teaching composition.
  • Assessment of English.
  • Comprehension.
  • Language items.


  • Mathematics Education in Schools.
  • Aims and objectives of teaching Mathematics.
  • Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics.
  • Approaches: Constructivist and Activity-based.
  • Methods: Inductive, deductive, analysis, synthesis, play-way.
  • Assessment in Mathematics.
  • Formal and informal assessment.
  • Number System and Operation in Numbers.
  • Fundamental operation on numbers.
  • Factors and multiples – NCF and LCM.
  • Fractional numbers and decimals – operations in fractional numbers and decimals.
  • Measurement.
  • Measurement of area and perimeter of rectangle and square.
  • Shapes and spatial Relationship.
  • The geometry of triangles, quadrilaterals, and circles.
  • Data Handling and Patterns.
  • Patterns in numbers and figures.

Environmental Studies (EVS)

  • Concept.
  • Integration of Science and Social Science.
  • Concept and Significance.
  • Aims and objectives of teaching and learning EVS.
  • Methods and Approaches.
  • Methods: Survey, Practical Work, discussion, observation, project.
  • Basic principles of teaching EVS.
  • Approaches: Activity-based, theme-based.
  • Evaluation in EVS.
  • Diagnostic assessment in EVS.
  • Governance.
  • Physical Features of Odisha and India.
  • Climate, Landscape, natural resources, Agriculture, and industry.
  • Health and Diseases.
  • History of Freedom Struggle in India and Odisha.
  • Nutritional, deficiency and diseases.
  • Air and water pollution.
  • Internal Systems of Human Body.
  • Matter, Force, and Energy.
  • Earth and sky, an effect of rotation and revolution of the earth.
  • Work and energy.
  • Matter and its properties.

Paper II

Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Child Development (Focus on Upper Primary School Children).
  • Effect of Heredity and Environment on development.
  • Features of Physical, Cognitive, Social, Emotional & Moral development during pre-adolescence and adolescence.
  • Needs and problems of adolescents.
  • Learning as meaning making knowledge and construction.
  • Rote learning and meaningful learning.
  • How children learn – observation, initiation, trial, error, experience.
  • Factors affecting learning.
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties and impairment.
  • Curriculum Teaching – Learning Approaches and Evaluation.
  • Principles of curriculum organization.
  • Continuous comprehensive assessment of learning, planning, and designing achievement tests, rating scale, check list.
  • Test reliability and validity.

Language 1 (Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali)

  • Learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali at Upper Primary Level.
  • Development of language skills (speaking, reading, writing and listening).
  • Teaching Language.
  • Teaching of grammar.
  • The teaching of non-detailed and detailed texts (prose, poetry).
  • Assessment of Language.
  • Planning and designing achievement tests and other tools for assessment.
  • Elements of Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali Language.
  • Parts of speech (noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjectives, conjunction).
  • Contribution of famous literates for development of Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali language.
  • Urdu – Altaf Hussain Hali, Niaz Fatepuri, Ali Sardar Jafri, Amir Khusroo, Majrooh Sultanpur.
  • Odia-Fakir Mohan Senapati, Gangadhar Meher, Radhanath Ray, Surendra Mohanty, Gopinath Mohanty.
  • Hindi – Bharatendu Harischandra, Mahavir Prasad Dwivedy, Prem Chand, Jayashankar Prasad, Suryakanta Tripathy Nirala.
  • Telugu – Srinanthadu, Gurajuda Appa Rao, Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Arudra, C. Narayan Reddy.
  • Bengali – Rabindra Nath Tagore, Sarat Chandra Chhatopadhya, Tarasankar Bandopadhyay, Kzi Nazrul Islam, Bibhuti Bhusan Bandopadhyay.

Language II (English)

  • Learning English at Upper Primary Level.
  • Objective of learning English.
  • Basic skills of language (listening, speaking, reading, writing), the interdependence of skills.
  • Challenges of teaching English as a second language at upper primary level.
  • Principles of language teaching.
  • Assessment of learning the English Language.
  • Comprehension.
  • Language Items.

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