OTET Application Form 2022 – The Board of Secondary Education Odisha releases the notification for the upcoming Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) 2022 on their official website bseodisha.nic.in. Once the official notification is out, aspirants will know the release date of the OTET 2022 application form. Last year, the fees for the SC/ST category was RS 300/-, and for other categories, it was RS 500/-. The OTET is a state-level exam conducted by the BSE Odisha every year, to determine the candidates who are eligible for teaching the primary and the upper primary level students of Odisha. Aspirants qualified for their 12th class and hold a diploma, or a degree or a certification in Education can apply for this exam. Scroll down for all the details regarding the OTET application form 2022.
OTET Application Form 2022
BSE Odisha releases Odisha TET 2021 application form as per dates decided by it for registration. The only mode of applying for OTET 2021 is online. Candidates can check the table below for important dates and apply as per it.
|Start of OTET 2021 registration||To be announced|
|Last date to submit the application fee||To be announced|
|Last date to submit the online application form||To be announced|
|Last date to edit the application form||To be announced|
|Last date to print the application form||To be announced|
APPLY HERE: Candidates can submit their OTET application form through bseodisha.nic.in
OTET 2022 Application Fee
The registration of the application form will be successful only after the payment of the fees. The BSE Odisha releases the application fee details when the application form is released. The amount of fee required to fill the form may or may not change this year. Last year, application fee details is as follows:
|SC/ST Categories||RS 300/-|
|General, OBC, EBC, and other categories||RS 500/-|
Candidates can pay the fees online through
- Net banking
- or an ATM card
- or offline through a bank challan.
Image Specifications for OTET 2022
The online application form of OTET 2022 requires the candidates to upload certain images such as their photo and signature in a specific format and size as prescribed by the BSE Odisha. Mentioned below is the prescribed format to upload the images in the application form:
|Photo||20 to 50 Kb||.jpg|
|Signature||Up to 20 KB||.jpg|
Documents Required for OTET 2022
Aspirants are suggested to keep the following documents beforehand applying for OTET.
- Qualifying examination mark sheet or certificate.
- Mark-sheet/ certificate of class 12th for untrained (SC, ST, or PH) candidates.
- Recent passport size photo (resize accordingly as per the guidelines).
- Handwritten signature
- Category Certificate (For SC, ST, OBC, and SEBC candidates) to avail reservation benefits.
- PH or PWD Certificate (if necessary).
How to Apply for OTET 2022?
The application process of OTET 2022 will have six steps.
- Basic Details
1st step: Profile
To start the application process, click the link mentioned above which will be redirected to the registration page. There, click on the option “New Registration”. Then enter the basic details like name, age, and other details.
A confirmation message with the registration number and password will be sent to the candidates’ mobile number and email ID upon successful completion of the registration.
2nd step: Basic details
After the profile is created, candidates are required to enter the basic details like nationality, category, religion, etc.
3rd step: Qualification
Here candidates have to enter their educational qualification including the year of passing and the percentage of marks of the qualifying exams.
4th step: Documents
This step involves the uploading of documents such as photo & signatures. Candidates have to make sure that the photo and signature are of the prescribed format and size mentioned by the BSE Odisha.
5th step: Preview
This step allows the candidates to recheck that all information entered in the OTET-2022 application is correct and true. Upon verifying click “save and submit”.
6th step: Payment
This is the last step of the application where candidates are required to pay the fees for the OTET-2022 exam. The candidates can pay the fees online through net banking or an ATM card. Upon completing the payment, candidates can save the e-receipt generated automatically after the payment, for future reference.
Details to Enter in OTET Form
Candidates have to enter the following details to complete the application process.
- First Name & confirm
- Middle Name & confirm (if any)
- Last Name & confirm
- Type Full Name
- Enter Mobile No. & confirm
- Type E-Mail ID & confirm
- Select Paper applied for
- Enter the language paper preference
- Select Training status
- Enter the category (General/SC/ST/SEBC)
- Are you a person with a disability (Yes/No)
- Select Examination city from the scroll list
- Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY)
- Gender (Male/Female)
- Type Father’s & Mother’s Name
- Type address (Correspondence & Permanent)
What After OTET Application Form 2022 is Over?
Candidates who have completed the OTET-2022 application can download the admit card from bseodisha.nic.in. The registration number obtained from the application and email id is required to download the OTET admit card from the website. This is the only process through which the candidate can obtain their admit card. The roll number obtained from the admit card will be required to check the result of OTET-2022. Hence candidates must keep the admit card and the roll number safely even after the completion of the exam. The candidates must carry this admit card along with a valid ID proof to the exam center to be allowed to appear for the exam. The BSE Odisha will not provide any hard copy of the same.
The OTET is a state-level exam conducted by The Board of Secondary Education Odisha every year, to determine the candidates who are eligible for teaching the primary and the upper primary level students of Odisha. OTET does not guarantee candidates with job security. The exam is to identify the deserved candidates who are capable of teaching the primary and upper primary level students. Even though it does not guarantee a job, qualifying for this exam would surely increase the chances of the aspirants getting employed in the schools of Odisha.
Here are some important PDFs related to previous year OTET application procedure.
- To view Instruction to fill OTET Application Form in pdf format, Click here.
- Click here to view instructions for physically handicapped candidates.
- To view frequently asked question for the online registration process, click here.
- Click here to check Guidelines for Community Certificate.