Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) 2012 Application Form & Admit Card

Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha has announced the Schedule for first ever Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) to be held in the State of Odisha. Odisha Teacher Elibility Test (OTET) 2012 is scheduled to be held on 05.08.2012 at the exam Centres across the State of Odisha (Orissa). OTET is now mandatory for the candidates to be eligible for appointment as teachers in Primary and Upper Primary Government Schools in Odisha. The eligibility criteria for appearing in OTET 2012 is given in the Regulations and Guidelines issued by  Board of Secondary Education, Odisha.
The eligible candidates who are interested in appearing for OTET 2012 should report at any of the Nodal Centres designated for this purpose to fill up application forms and deposit examination fees including any of the following high Schools:
i) S.B. High School, Cuttack 
ii) Zilla School, Puri 
iii) Capital High School, Unit-III, Bhubaneswar 
iv) Brajendra High School, Nayagarh
v) Zilla School, Sambalpur
vi) George High School, Baragarh 
vii) Govt. Girls High School, Jharsuguda 
viii) R.B.D. High School, Deogarh 
ix) Uditnagar High School, Rourkela 
x) Angul High School, Angul 
xi) Govt. High School, Biramaharajpur 
xii) Zilla School, Balasore 
xiii) B.N. High School, Anandapur 
xiv) D.N. High School, Keonjhar 
xv) Karanjia High School, Karanjia 
xvi) Rairangpur High School, Rairangpur 
xvii) Govt. Girls High School, Bhadrak 
xviii) Raja A.T. High School, Khariar Road 
xix) A.J.O. High School, Phulbani
xx)  J.D. High School, Boudh
xxi) B.B. High School, Dhenkanal
xxii) Zilla School, Jajpur 
xxiii) M.N. High School, Pattamundai 
xxiv) B.B. High School, Kujanga 
xxv) Port Trust High School, Paradeep

The duration of  Odisha Teacher Elibility Test  in each paper shall be one hour and 30 minutes and the questions in OTET 2012 will be multiple choice questions.  The minimum pass mark in each paper for General Catagory candidates is 60% i.e. a person who secures 60% or more marks in a paper shall be treated as OTET 2012 pass. In case of SC, ST, OBC, SEBC & PH catagory candidates, the minimum pass marks will be 50%. The OTET qualifying  certificate shall be valid for 7 years from the date of OTET 2012. There is no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring OTET certificate. Further, a candidate who has qualified OTET may appear again in future for improving his/ her score in OTET. The candidates are required to collect OTET 2012 Admit Card / Hall Ticket from 30.07.2012 to 04.08.2012 from the respective Nodal Centres. The detailed information regarding OTET 2012 eligibility criteria, exam fee, procedure for submission of OTET 2012 application form and other relevant details are given on BSE, Odisha website - www.bseorissa.in. The candidates are advised to refer the information given on the aforesaid website including Odisha TET 2012 Regulations and Guidelines for complete details.