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OTET Syllabus Paper 2 PDF

OTET syllabus comprises of two sections which are 

1- Compulsory 
2- Optional

1- Compulsory
  • Child Development and Pedagogy- 30 Q (30 Marks)
  • Language 1 (Odia/Urdu)- 30 Marks
  • Language 2 (English)- 30 Marks
  • Total- 90 Marks
2- Optional
  • For Mathematics and Science Teachers- 60 Marks
  • For Social Studies Teacher- 60 Marks
  • Total- 60 Marks
All the questions will be multiple-choice questions, each carrying one mark with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. Questions will be set to assess candidates' ability to analyze interpret and apply the subject matter.

There will be no negative mark in the OTET examination.

Qualifying Marks for OTET exam
  • A candidate who scores 60% or more in the TET examination will be considered as TET pass.
  • Candidates belonging to SC, ST/OBC physical handicapped securing scores 50% marks may be considered as TET pass
  • The TET score will be given weightage in the recruitment process.

Details Syllabus For OTET Exam (Arts)

Childhood  Development and Pedagogy

1- Child Development Focus on Upper primary school children)
  • Features of physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and moral development during preadolescence and adolescent
  • Effect of heredity and environment on the development 
  • Needs and problems of adolescents
  • The individual difference among learners

2- Learning
  • Learning as meaning-making knowledge and construction
  • How children learn-observation initiation, trial, error, experience
  • Learning as a social activity
  • Rote learning and meaningful learning'
  • Factors affecting learning
  • Strategies for promoting lessons
  • Addressing learners from a diverse background including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties and impairment
  • Addressing the talented creative and specially-abled learners
3- Curriculum Teaching-Learning Approaches and Evaluation
  • Teacher-centred and learner-centered approach
  • Principles of curriculum organization
  • Teaching-learning aids
  • Continuous comprehensive assessment of learning
  • Planning and designing achievement tests
  • Test reliability and validity date representation, Mean, mode and median and standard deviation
4- Language 1 (Odia/Urdu/Hindi/Telegu/Bengali)

1- Learning Odia at Upper Primary Level
  • Aims and objective of learning Odia as a first language
  • Principle of teaching mother tongue
  • Development of Language skills(Speaking, reading, writing, and listening)
2- Teaching Language
  • Intensive and extensive reading skills at the upper primary level
  • The teaching of non-detailed and detailed texts
  • The teaching of composition and creative writing
  • Teaching of grammar
  • Challenges of teaching Odia/Urdu/Hindi/Telegu/Bengali
3- Assessment o Language
  • Assessment of learning Odia/Urdu/Hindi/Telugu
  • Planning and designing achievement tests and other tools for assessment
4- Elements of Odia/Urdu/Hindi/Telugu/Bengali Language
  • Comprehension of two unseen passages
5- Language Items
  • Parts of speech (noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective, conjunction)
  • Formation of words (prefix-suffix)
  • Vocabulary (Spelling and meaning of synonym and autonym)
  • Phrases and Idioms
6- Contribution of famous literature for the development of Odia/Urdu/Hindi/Telegu language
  • Odia-Fakir Mohan Senapati, Gangadhar Meher, Radhanath Ray, Surendra Mohanty, Gopinath Mohanty
  • Urdu- Altaf Hussain Hali, Niaz Fetepuri, Ali Sardar Jafri, Amir Khuross, Majrooh Sultanpuri
  • Hindi- Bharatendu Harischandra, Mahavir Prasad Dwivedy, Prem Chand, Jayashanker Prasad, Suryakanta Tripathy Niralay
  • Bengali- Rabindranath Tagore, Sarat Chandra Chhatopadhya, Tarasankar Bandopdhya Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bibhuti Bhusan Bandophaya
  • Telugu- Srjnathadu, Gurajuda Appa Rao, Kandukuri Veersalingam, Aruda C, Narayan

7- Language 2 (English)

1- Learning English at Primary Level
  • Importance of learning English
  • The objective of learning English
2- Development of English language Skills
  • Basic Skills of language (LSRW)
  • The teaching of prose, poetry, and composition
  • The teaching of creative writing
  • The principle of language teaching
  • Challenges of teaching English as a second language of upper primary level
3- Assessment o learning English language
  • Assessment of comprehension and language skills (LSRW)
4-Comprehension
  • Two unseen passages
5- Language Items
  • Parts of speech, tense, voice, change, and change of narrative use of article use of punctuation mark
  • Vocabulary- meaning and spelling

Details Syllabus of OTET Exam (Mathematics & Science)

Unit 1- Mathematics at Upper Primary Stage
  • Nature of Mathematics- logical, systematic, abstractions, pattern, mathematical languages
  • Aims and objective of teaching Mathematics
  • Specific objectives of teaching mathematics
Unit 2- Method and Approaches to Teaching-Learning Mathematics
  • Methods- induction, deduction, analysis, and synthesis
  • Approaches: constructivist and activity-based
Unit 3- Evaluation in Mathematics
  • Formal and informal evaluation
  • Error analysis
  • Remedial and enrichment programs
Unit 4- Number System
  • Number system
  • Properties in the different number system
Unit 5- Algebra
  • The basic concept, terms coefficient, powers
  • Algebraic equations and their application
  • Polynomials-operations in polynomials
  • Laws of indices
  • Identities
Unit 6- Comercial Arithmetic
  • Percentage and its application
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Variation and its application
  • Square, square root, cube, cube root of natural numbers
Unit 7- Shapes and Spatial Relationship
  • Triangles and Quadrilaterals
  • Angle sum property
  • Parallel lines and properties relating to parallel lines
  • Congruency and similarities
  • Menstruations

Science Section

Unit 1- Nature of Science
  • Aims and objective of teaching-learning science at the upper primary stage
Unit 2- Methods and Approaches
  • Methods: observation, experimentation, discovery, project, and problems-solving
  • Approaches: Integrated approached, constructivist approach
Unit 3- Evaluation in Science
  • Tools and techniques for assessing learning in science
Unit 4- Physical science 
  • Mental and non-mental method
  • Elements and components 
  • Symbols and chemical equation
  • Acid-base and salt
  • A physical and chemical change in matters
  • Force, motion, friction, pressure in solid, liquid and gasses
  • Electricity and current chemical effects of electric current
  • Refraction and reflection of light
  • Solar system and planets
Unit 5- Life Science
  • Biological adaption among living beings
  • Respiration and transpiration
  • Soil and forest resource
  • Ceil structure and function of cell organelle
  • Micro-organisms
  • Adolescence in human being

Social Study 

Unit 1-Aims and objective of teaching social studies
  • Importance of teaching-learning social sciences at the upper primary stage
  • Aims and objective of teaching-learning social sciences
  • The specific objective of teaching-learning social sciences
Unit 2- Methods and Approaches
  • Methods: Survey, fields work, trip project, group work
  • Approaches: activity-based, theme-based
Unit 3- Evaluation in Social Science
  • Tools and technique for assessment of learning in social science
  • Diagnostic assessment and remedial teaching
Unit- 4 History
  • Methods of historical studies, social, economic and political condition of sultanate Moghul and British period
  • Slave, Khiigi,Tughlaq,Lodi Dynasty
  • East India company British crown, the impact of British rules, ancient period, Kharabela, Ashoka
  • Soma, Garganega, Surya, fall of Odisha, Odisha under Moghuls
  • The nationalist movement in India
  • Development of Nationalism and Europe
Unit 5- Poltical Science
  • Indian constitution
  • Human Rights
  • Governance at Central state and local level
  • Political parties and pressure group
Unit 6- Geography
  • Odisha Geography- physical features, climate, agriculture, and industry
  • Natural resources (land, water, forest and wild animals, minerals)
  • Atmosphere, biosphere, and hydrosphere
  • Earth- crust, internal structure, landscape
  • Temperature zones of the earth

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OTET Questions Paper With Answer PDF (Last 8 Years)



OTET Questions Paper With Answer PDF (Last 8 Years)