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Special Odisha TET Syllabus

Odisha TET Syllabus 2022- Check Special OTET Exam Pattern, Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test Syllabus PDF, SOTET Paper-1 & Paper-2 Syllabus & Structure for OTET for Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (SOTET)- 2022

Hello Guys, If you are searching OTET Exam Pattern and Syllabus for Paper-I and Paper-II then stay connected with us. The Board of Secondary Education, Odisha, Cuttack has released the latest Syllabus for Special Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (SOTET). 

Odisha TET will be conducted in two categories. The first category will be for Primary Teachers (Class 1 to 5) and the second category will be for Elementary Teachers (Class 6 to 8). So the candidates should refer to the Special Odisha TET Syllabus for both the papers (Paper-I & Paper-II) and continue to prepare well for the exam.

With this, candidates collect the latest OTET Study Materials like Best Books, Coaching Notes, GK Notes, and Previous Year Papers. They may solve the Old Year paper to know Odisha TET Exam Pattern. The Special SOTET Syllabus consists of sections namely Child Development & Pedagogy, Language-I, Odia/Urdu/Hindi/ Telugu/Bengali, Maths and Environment Studies.

Special Odisha TET Syllabus 2022- SOTET Exam Pattern for Paper-1 & 2 

Right now, Secondary Education Board, Odisha has published Notification for Special Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (SOTET)-2022. Along with the Advertisement, the board has also released Latest OTET Exam Syllabus for Paper-I and Paper-II. 

Board will determine the eligibility for Primary Teacher (Class I to V) and Upper Primary Teacher (Class VI to VIII). We are providing here the latest Odisha TET Syllabus PDF. Candidates cover all topics from Child Development & Pedagogy, Language-I & II, Mathematics, Science, and Environment Studies subjects. 

OTET 2022 Syllabus 

Board Name  Board of Secondary Education, Odisha
Test Name Special Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (SOTET)-2022
Type of Test State level Entrance Test
Location Odisha
Job Category Teacher Jobs 
Type of Jobs Primary Teacher (1 to 5 Classes) and Upper Primary Teacher (6 to 8 Classes)
OTET Exam Date 29 August 2022
Odisha TET Admit Card 24 August 2022
Post Category Special Odisha TET Syllabus & Exam Pattern 
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OTET Exam Pattern and Syllabus for Paper-I and Paper-II 2022 

There will be two papers in Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test. The first paper will be of 150 marks in which 150 questions will be asked from Child Development & Pedagogy, Language-I & II, Mathematics and Environment Studies. 30 questions will be asked from each section. Each question will be of 1 mark. 150 questions will be asked in the same Paper-II. And question papers will be made from Child Development & Pedagogy (30 Questions), Language-I (30 Questions), Language-II (30 Questions) and Maths/Science or Social Studies (60 Questions).

SOTET Paper-I Pattern 

Area No. of Qs Marks
Child Development Pedagogy  30 30
Language-I, Odia/Urdu Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali 30 30
Language-II (English) 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Environmental Studies 30 30
Total 150 Questions 150 Marks 

Special OTET Paper-II Pattern 

Area No. of Qs Marks
Child Development Pedagogy  30 30
Language-I, Odia/Urdu Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali 30 30
Language-II (English) 30 30
Optional Either A or B
A- Mathematics & Science 60 (30 questions from Maths and 30 from Science) 60
B- Social Studies 60 (30 Questions from History & Political Science & 30 from Geography) 60
Total 150  150 

Detailed Odisha TET Syllabus for Paper-I & Paper-II 

Events Paper-I1 Scheme
Mode Online
Duration 2.5 Hours
Question Nature MCQ (Objective Based)
Section Child Development and Pedagogy, Language-I & II, Maths, Environmental Studies
No. of Questions 150
Total Marks 150
Marks Awarded +1 for Every Correct Answer
Negative Marking  No Negative Marking 
Medium English

OTET 2022 Paper-I: Child development and Pedagogy Pattern 

The primary Motive of Child Development and Pedagogy is that a Teacher can make an appropriate decision regarding the progress of the students, understand the learning process of the learners and push the candidates to grow academically. 

  • In paper-I Child Development and Pedagogy, section consists of 30 Questions 
  • Questions like learning theories, dialogic learning and critical pedagogy etc are asked in this section. 

Odisha TET 2022 Paper-I: Language-I (Odia/Urdu/Hind/Bengali/Telugu)

The Primary motive of holding this section is to check a Teacher’s knowledge of their native languages. A teacher’s reading, writing and teaching skills in Odia, Urdu, Hindi, Bengali, and Telugu are these literature languages. 

  • A total 30 number of questions are asked in Language-I (Odia/Urdu/Hindi/Bengali/ Telugu Pattern)
  • Assessing learning Odia/Urdu /Hindi/Bengali/Telugu 

OTET 2022 Paper-I: Language-II English Pattern

The primary motive of conducting this section is to check the English knowledge of a teacher at the Elementary level. A teacher’s skill in the English language.

  • A total 30 number of questions are asked in Language-II English Pattern.
  • Making an assessment and comprehension of the English language

Odisha TET 2022 Paper-I: Mathematics Pattern

The primary motive of conducting this section is to check a teacher’s Data Handling and Patterns of Mathematics.

  • A total 30 number of questions are asked in Mathematics Pattern.
  • Questions like shapes and spatial relationships, measurement, Number systems and operations in numbers, etc type questions are asked in this section.

SOTET 2022 Paper-I: Environmental Studies Pattern

The primary motive of conducting this section is to evaluate a teacher’s knowledge in health and diseases, methods, and approaches to the environment.

  • A total 30 number of questions are asked in Environmental Studies Pattern.
  • Questions like matter, force, and energy, history of freedom struggle in India and Odisha, Physical Features of Odisha and India, etc type questions are asked in this section.

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OTET Syllabus for Paper 1 & Paper 2

Child Development & Pedagogy 

Unit – 1  Understanding Child Development during Childhood (focus on children at the primary level)

Concept, principles and stages of child development

Characteristics of physical, cognitive, social, emotional and moral development in childhood

Influence of heredity and environment in understanding the child 

Unit-2 Understanding Learning Process and Learners

Learning – concept, nature and individual differences in learning

Understanding how a child learns – learning through observation, imitation

The understanding low child learns – various methods of learning

Basic conditions of learning and promotion of learning through motivation, classroom learning environment and teacher behavior

Development of creative thinking 

Unit-3 Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding Children with special needs

Concept of inclusive education

Addressing the needs of a diverse groups of learning in an inclusive classroom (CWSN, girls, SC / ST)

Addressing the talented, creative learning 

Unit-4 Approaches to teaching and learning

Teacher-centred, learner-centered and learning-centered approach

A competency-based and activity-based approach

TLM – its importance, use and preparation for classroom transaction

Teaching competency to handle mono-grade and multi-grade situations

Unit-5 Assessment

Continuous and comprehensive assessment

Purpose of assessment

Assessing scholastic and other scholastic areas

Sharing of assessment outcomes and follow up 

OTET-2022 Language Syllabus 

Group – A: Pedagogy 
Unit-1 Learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali at elementary level

Aims and objectives of teaching Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali as mother tongue

Principles of language teaching

Acquisition of four-fold language skills in Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali viz., listening, speaking, reading and writing

Interdependence of four language skills

Objectives and strategies for transacting integrated text for the beginners

Unit-2 Teaching, Reading and Writing Skills

The technique of developing intensive and extensive reading skills

Teaching-learning composition and creative writing

A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning language for communicating ideas in written form

Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom, language difficulties and errors 

Group – B: (Content)
Unit-3 Assessment of learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali

Assessment language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading, writing – construction of different types of test items

Remedial teaching 

Unit-4 Language items

Part of speech – Noun, Pronoun, Verb, Adverb, Adjectives, Conjunction

Formation of words – using prefix and suffix

Synonyms and antonyms

Phrases and idioms 

Unit-5 Language Comprehension

Reading two unseen passages – one passage from prose and one poem with questions on comprehension, drama, inference, grammar and verbal ability (prose passage may be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive) 

OTET 2022 Syllabus for Language (English)

Unit-1 Learning English at the Elementary Level

Importance of learning English

Objectives of learning English (in terms of content and competence specifications)

Unit-2 Language Learning

Principles of language teaching

Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom

Unit-3 Skills in learning English

Four-fold basic skills of learning viz., listening, speaking, reading and writing: interdependence of skills

Techniques and activities for developing listening and speaking skills (recitation, storytelling, dialogue)

Development of reading skills: reading for comprehension, techniques and strategies for teaching, reading (phonic, alphabet, word, sentence and story)

Development of writing skill – teaching composition 

Unit-4 Assessment of English

Assessing language comprehension and proficiency: listening, speaking, reading, writing

Unit-5 Comprehension

Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with questions on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability 

Unit-6 Language items

Nouns, Adverbs, Verbs, Tense and Time, Preposition, Articles, Adjectives, Prepositions, Punctuation

Odisha TET Mathematics Syllabus 

Unit – 1  Mathematics Education in Schools

Nature of Mathematics (exactness, systematic, patterns, preciseness)

Aims and objectives of teaching Mathematics

Specific objectives of teaching Mathematics 

Unit – 2 Methods and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics

Methods: Inductive, deductive, analysis, synthesis, play-way

Approaches: Constructivist and Activity-based 

Unit-3 Assessment in Mathematics

Assessment in Mathematics

Formal and informal assessment

Different types of test items

Planning for remedial and enrichment programme in Mathematics

Unit-4 Number System and Operation in Numbers

Number system (natural, whole, rational, real)

Fundamental operation on numbers

Fractional numbers and decimals – operations in fractional numbers and decimals

Factors and multiples – HCF and LCM

Percentage and its application 

Unit-5 Measurement

Measurement of length, weight, capacity

Measurement of area and perimeter of rectangle and square

Measurement of time (concept of am, pm and time interval) 

Unit-6 Shapes and spatial Relationship

Basic geometrical concepts (point, line segment, ray, straight line, angles)

Geometry of triangles, quadrilaterals and circles


Geometrical slides (cube, cuboid, sphere, cylinder cone)

Unit-7 Data Handling and Patterns

Pictography, bar graph, histogram, pie chart

Interpretation of these graphs

Patterns in numbers and figures

Odisha TET Syllabus for Environmental Studies 

Unit – 1 Concept

Concept and Significance

Integration of Science and Social Science

Aims and objectives of teaching and learning EVS 

Unit – 2  Methods and Approaches

Basic principles of teaching EVS

Methods: Survey, Practical Work, discussion, observation, project

Approaches: Activity-based, theme-based 

Unit – 3  Evaluation in EVS

Tools and techniques for evaluation learning in EVS

Diagnostic assessment in EVS

Unit – 4 Governance

Local-self, Government – State and Central


Unit – 5 Physical Features of Odisha and India



Natural resources

Agriculture and industry

Unit – 6 History of Freedom Struggle in India and Odisha
Unit – 7 Health and Diseases

Nutritional, elements, balanced diet

Nutritional, deficiency and diseases

Waste materials and disposal


Air and water pollution

Unit – 8 Internal Systems of the Human Body

Respiratory, circulatory, digestive and excretory system – structure and parts of plant – structure and function

Unit – 9 Matter, Force and Energy

Matter and its properties

Earth and sky, the effect of rotation and revolution of the earth

Work and energy

Download Odisha TET Syllabus PDF 

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