OSSTET Syllabus 2020: Board of Secondary Education, Odisha releases the syllabus of the OSSTET exam at the official website. The syllabus is released for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 of the Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test (OSSTET) 2020 exam. To appear in the OSSTET, candidates must know how to read and write Odia language. There are two categories in OSSTET. Category I is for Education Teachers and category 2 is for Physical Education Teacher. The time is provided to solve question paper is 2 hours and 30 minutes for each paper. Get here complete information regarding OSSTET Syllabus 2020 including direct download links, how to prepare and exam pattern.
OSSTET Syllabus 2020
OSSTET Syllabus 2020 is defined by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha (BSEO). It contains the details of all the important topics and subjects from where the question paper is set. OSSTET 2020 consists of two papers, i.e. Paper I and Paper-II. The direct download link for OSSTET Syllabus 2020 of each subject is provided here.
Exam Conducting Body: Board of Secondary Education (BSE).
Name of Exam: Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test (OSSTET) 2020
Candidate can download the detailed syllabus from below
- OSSTET syllabus (Compulsory Odia and English)
- OSSTET syllabus TG Arts
- OSSTET syllabus PCM
- OSSTET syllabus CBZ
- OSSTET Hindi syllabus
- OSSTET Sanskrit syllabus
- OSSTET Telugu syllabus
- OSSTET Urdu syllabus
- OSSTET Pedagogy syllabus or Paper I
- OSSTET Syllabus for Paper- II
OSSTET 2020 Exam Scheme
Being well versed with the about the exam pattern is important for a candidate as it helps to understand the paper better. Candidates must be aware of the number of questions in each paper, the main sections of the paper, the weightage of marks in each section etc. Check the OSSTET 2020 examination pattern below:
Duration: For each paper, candidates are given 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Language: Apart from language paper questions are asked in the English language.
Type of questions: Questions are asked in the format of multiple-choice (MCQ) questions.
Marking scheme: +1 mark for a correct answer and there is no negative marking.
Check out the section-wise distribution of questions below.
Category-I (Education Teachers) | Paper-I
|A. Section-I & II|
|Section||Stream||No. of Questions|
|Stream||Stream||No. of Questions|
|History & Pol Sc.||15|
|Geography & Economics||15|
|TGT (Science) PCM||Mathematics||20|
|TGT (Science) CBZ||Chemistry||20|
|Classical Teacher (Urdu)||Urdu||60|
|Stream||Subjects||No of Questions|
|TGT (Arts), TGT (Science) PCM,|
TGT (Science) CBZ, Classical Teacher(Sanskrit),
Hindi Teacher, Classical Teacher(Telugu)
Classical Teacher (Urdu)
Category-II (Physical Education Teacher) | Paper 02
Section I & II : Same as Paper-I of OSSTET 2020
|Stream||Subject||No of Questions|
|Physical Education Teacher||Contents of C.P Ed. Course||60|
Section IV: This section is also same as Paper-I of OSSTET 2020
Preparation Tips for OSSTET 2020
Organized preparation for OSSTET 2020 ensures that the candidate has a better idea about the exam. To qualify for the Teacher Eligibility Test, candidates must develop an examination strategy. The complete OSSTET syllabus 2020 provided above helps candidates to adopt an informed approach. Tips below for the exam is to help the candidates to secure good marks.
Speed and Efficiency: Practice as many of the questions papers and sample papers as you can to increase the speed and accuracy. This also results in a better understanding of the best approach to solve the entire paper within the specified duration.
Be Regular: For the best results, candidates need to be dedicated and devote all efforts to stick to the study schedule. Since the OSSTET syllabus is huge, the candidates must prepare regularly for the exam and manage the time accordingly to cover the syllabus in time.
Strategize your work: In the OSSTET syllabus, analyze the strong and weak topics and work first on the weak sections. Clearing the basics first is advisable. Only follow the BSE Odisha prescribed OSSTET syllabus and ensure that the adopted study strategy works to cover the syllabus in its entirety before the exam date.
Time Management: Know how much time is taken to solve each section of the paper. Do this by solving mock tests and previous year papers. This will not only improve your abilities to manage the time effectively but also help to get better accustomed to the question pattern.
Disclaimer: Information provided in this page is updated as per the previous iteration of the OSSTET exam. Follow this page to get the latest updates as and when notified by the conducting body BSEO.
Odisha Secondary School Teachers Eligibility Test (OSSTET) is conducted by the BSEO. Knowing how to read and write Odia language is mandatory for a candidate. The minimum qualifying marks required for the passing of Odisha High School TET are 60% in each paper. If candidates want to improve their results, they should pursue the TET exam as many times as needed. B.S.E., Odisha rewards successful candidates with a TET certificate. The OSSTET pass certificate remains valid until candidates reach the upper age limit prescribed for teacher recruitment in compliance with government-approved rules or executive orders.