OSSTET Syllabus 2019 | Board of Secondary Education, Odisha TET Exam 2019 details @ bseodisha.ac.in

OSSTET Syllabus 2019 – Check out the updated OSSTET Exam Syllabus and Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test Exam Pattern 2019 details here. Get to know the OSSTET Exam 2019 Selection Process details. Here is the TET Exam Syllabus listed as per the Paper I and Paper II Exam. Make sure you cover up both the TET Paper Syllabus Pdf.

OSSTET Syllabus

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Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test Exam is conducted every year for those candidates in and around the Odisha State. As per a recent survey, there is really a huge demand for the Teaching Post in Odisha. Candidates those who want to get into the Odisha Secondary Education Board should clear the written examination conducted by the Board. There are a total of two exam papers conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha. Examiners those who pass both the exam papers will be called for Main Interview Process. The Written Examination is evaluated through the OMR Based sheet. So aspirants do not skip any of the topics under the Syllabus list. Make sure you get down the complete details regarding the TET Exam of Odisha and start up your preparation. Go through the TET Exam Pattern to know the overall view of the examination. As that the exam pattern includes the number of questions asked and marks allotted for each question under each subject. So that you may get to know which part of the Subject that you should concentrate more. Examiners here comes the right time, so startup and work hard to strive your dream.

OSSTET Exam 2019 Selection Process

Candidates will be selected based on the performance in below-listed details.

  • Written Examination
  • Interview Process

Odisha OSSTET Exam Pattern 2019

Odisha OTET Exam Pattern 2019 Paper I

AreaNo of QuestionsTotal Marks
Child Development &
Language-I, Odia/ Urdu/
Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali
Language-II (English)3030
Environment Studies3030
  • OTET Paper I is conducted for 150 marks.
  • A total of 150 questions are asked in the OSSTET Paper I Exam.
  • There may be negative marking for the wrong answer.

OSSTET Exam Pattern 2019 for Paper II

AreaNo of QuestionsTotal Marks
Child Development &
Language-I, Odia/ Urdu/
Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali
Language-II (English)3030
  • OSSTET Paper II Exam is carried for 90 marks.
  • Around 90 questions are asked where each Subject carries 30 marks.
  • There are three parts under the Paper II. They are,
    • Child Development & Pedagogy
    • Language I
    • Language II (English)

Odisha OSSTET Exam Syllabus 2019 | OTET Syllabus Pdf 2019

OTET Paper I Exam Syllabus 2019

Child Development and Pedagogy

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

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

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

Language (English)

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


  • Data Handling and Patterns.
  • Patterns in numbers and figures.
  • Assessment in Mathematics.
  • Formal and informal assessment.
  • Fractional numbers and decimals – operations in fractional numbers and decimals.
  • Measurement.
  • Measurement of area and perimeter of rectangle and square.
  • Shapes and Spatial Relationship.
  • 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.
  • Number System and Operation in Numbers.
  • Fundamental operation on numbers.
  • Factors and multiples – NCF and LCM.
  • The geometry of triangles, quadrilaterals, and circles.

Environmental Studies (EVS)

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

OSSTET Exam Syllabus 2019 for Paper II

Child Development and Pedagogy

  • Needs and problems of adolescents.
  • Learning as meaning-making knowledge and construction.
  • Continuous comprehensive assessment of learning, planning, and designing achievement tests, rating scale, checklist.
  • Test reliability and validity.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Language II (English)

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

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