OSSTET 2019 Admit Card Out

Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha has released Osstet Admit Card for year 2019.OSSTET will be conducted once in a year or as decided by the Government as per need.

Candidate can download their admit card from their official website.

Examination Scheme:

I. There shall be two papers of the OSSTET viz Paper-I and Paper-II.

a) Persons having requisite academic and training qualifications as per Category-I have to appear in Paper –I of the Examination

b) Persons having requisite academic and training qualification as per Category–II have to appear in Paper-II of the examination.

II. Duration of the Test : 2 hours and 30 minutes.

III.Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) - Each 1 marks

IV. There shall be Four Sections in each paper.

V. In section-I, Language I, Odia shall be compulsory for all categories of posts.

VI. In section-II, Language II, English shall be compulsory for all categories of posts.

VII. In section-III, under stream TGT (Arts) and TGT (Science for both PCM & CBZ), the questions shall be in English. The questions in other streams like Classical Teacher (Sanskrit/ Telgu/ Urdu) and Hindi Teacher shall be in respective languages/ scripts.

VIII. The questions in Section III for Paper-II (Category-II- Physical Education Teacher) shall be from the contents of C.P.Ed. Course and shall be in English.

IX. In Section-IV the questions in Child Development, Pedagogy, School Management and Evaluation shall be in English and Compulsory for both the categories.

X. There shall be no negative marking.

Examination Pattern:

Category-I (Education Teachers)
A. Section-I & II
(Compulsory for all streams such as TGT (Arts), TGT (Science) PCM, TGT (Science) CBZ, Classical Teacher (Sanskrit), Classical Teacher (Telgu), Classical Teacher (Urdu,), Hindi Teacher.
Section Subject No. of Questions Full marks
I Odia 20 20 20
II English 20 20 20
B. Section-III
Stream Subjects No of Questions Full Marks

TGT (Arts)
Odia 15 15

English 15 15
History & Pol Sc. 15 15
Geography & Economics 15 15

TGT (Science) PCM
Mathematics 20 20

Physics 20 20
Chemistry 20 20

TGT (Science) CBZ
Chemistry 20 20

Botany 20 20
Zoology 20 20
Sanskrit 60 60
Hindi Teacher Hindi 60 60
Classical Teacher(Telgu) Telugu 60 60
Classical Teacher (Urdu) Urdu 60 60
C. Section IV
Section Stream Subject No of Questions Full Marks

TGT (Arts)

Child Development, Pedagogy, school Management & Evaluation


TGT (Science) PCM
TGT (Science) CBZ
Classical Teacher(Sanskrit)
Hindi Teacher
Classical Teacher(Telugu)
Classical Teacher (Urdu)
Category-II (Physical Education Teacher)
A. Section I & II : Same as Paper-I
B. Section-III
Stream Subject No of Questions Full Marks
Physical Education
Contents of C.P Ed. Course 60 60
C. Section IV : Same as Paper-I

Qualifying Marks:

The minimum pass mark in each paper is 60%. A person securing 60% or more in each paper shall be considered to have qualified OSSTET. In case of SC/ ST/ PH/ SEBC candidates, the minimum pass mark shall be 50%.

Validity of OSSTET Certificate:

The OSSTET Pass Certificate shall remain valid till the candidate reaches the upper age limit prescribed for recruitment of teachers as per rules or executive instructions prescribed by the Govt. from time to time. 

Number of Chances:

There shall be no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring OSSTET Pass certificate.

Issue of Certificate and Mark Sheet

Successful candidates shall be awarded OSSTET Pass Certificate by the B.S.E., Odisha.

Facilities for Physically Challenged Candidates

The candidates having PH certificate with 40% disability or more shall be treated as PH candidate and can avail the required facilities meant for PH candidate in respect of OSSTET.

I. The candidates having PH certificate with disability less than 40% shall be treated as general candidate.

II. The PH candidate not able to read and/ or write will be provided with facility of a scribe (helper writer) as per the following guidelines.