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OTET Syllabus 2021:

Name of the Board

Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha
Name of the Exam

Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test

Exam Date

Announce Soon
Status

Syllabus Available

OTET Exam Pattern 2021:

Paper I:

Name of the Subjects

Number of Questions Marks Remark
Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30

30 question on Child Development & Pedagogy

Language-I, Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali

30 30

In each subject area 20 questions will be set form contents & 10 questions from Pedagogy. All 150 questions shall be of multiple choice type with four choices. Only one answer is to be chosen by the candidate

Language-II (English)

30 30  
Mathematics 30

30

 

Environment Studies

30

30

 

Paper II:

Name of the Subjects

Number of Questions Marks Remark
Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30

30 question on Child Development & Pedagogy

Language-I, Odia/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Telugu/ Bengali

30 30 In each subject area 20 questions will be set form contents & 10 questions from Pedagogy. All 150 questions shall be of multiple choice type with four choices. Only one answer is to be chosen by the candidate.
Language-II (English) 30

30

 

Optional Either A or B:

Area

No. of Questions Mark Remark
A-Mathematics & Science 60 (30 questions from Mathematics and 30 questions from Science) 60

In each subject area 20 questions will be set from contents & 10 questions from Pedagogy

B -Social Studies.

60 (30 questions from History & Political Science & 30 questions from Geography). 60

In each subject area 20 questions will be set form contents & 10 questions from Pedagogy

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OTET Syllabus 2021:

PAPER – I:

SECTION – A : CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY:
Unit – 1 : Understanding Child Development during Childhood (focus on children at 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 child learns – learning through observation, limitation
  • Understanding low child learns – various methods of learning
  • Basic conditions of learning and promotion of learning through motivation, classroom learning environment and teacher behaviour
  •  Development of creative thinking
Unit – 3 :- Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding Children with special needs
  • Concept of inclusive education
  • Addressing the needs of diverse group of learning in inclusive classroom
    (CWSN, girls, SC / ST)
  • Addressing the talented, creative learning
Unit – 4 :- Approaches to teaching and learning
  • Teacher-centered, learner-centered and learning-centered approach
  • Competency-based and activity-based approach
  • TLM – its importance, use and preparation for classroom transaction
  • Teaching competency to handle mono-grade and multi-grade situation
Unit – 5 :- Assessment
  • Continuous and comprehensive assessment
  •  Purpose of assessment
  • Assessing scholastic and other scholastic areas
  • Sharing of assessment outcomes and follow up
SECTION B : LANGUAGE (ODIA/URDU/HINDI/TELUGU/BENGALI):
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 of transacting integrated text for the beginners.
Unit – 2 :- Teaching, Reading and Writing Skills,
  • Technique of developing intensive and extensive reading skills,
  • Teaching-learning composition and creative writing
  • 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 comprehensive 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).

SECTION C : LANGUAGE (ENGLISH)

GROUP – A : (PEDAGOGY)
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, story telling, 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.
GROUP – B : (CONTENT)
Unit – 5 :- Comprehension
  • Two unseen prose passage (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.

Section D : Mathematics

GROUP – A : (PEDAGOGY)
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 :-  Evaluation in Mathematics,
  • Formal and informal assessment
  • Different types of test items
  • Planning for remedial and enrichment programme in Mathematics.
GROUP – B : (CONTENT)
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 – NCF 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
  • Symmetry
  • Geometrical slides (cube, cuboid, sphere, cylinger cone).
Unit – 7 :- Data Handling and Patterns
  • Pictography, bar graph, histogram, pie chart
  • Interpretation of these graphs
  • Patterns in numbers and figures.

SECTION E : ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES (EVS)

GROUP – A : (PEDAGOGY)

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
GROUP – B : (CONTENT)

Unit – 4 :- Governance

  • Local-self, Government – State and Central
  • Judiciary.

Unit – 5 :- Physical Features of Odisha and India

  • Landscape
  • Climate
  • 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
  • First-aid, Air 
  • water pollution.

Unit – 8 :-Internal Systems of 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, effect of rotation and revolution of earth
  • Work and energy.

PAPER – 2

SECTION A : CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY – 30 MARKS

Unit – I :- Child Development (Focus on Upper Primary School Children),
  • Features of Physical, Cognitive, Social, Emotional & Moral development during pre-adolescence and adolescence
  • Effect of Heredity and Environment on development
  • Needs and problems of adolescents
  • Individual differences among learners
Unit – II :- Learning
  • Learning as meaning making knowledge and construction,
  • How children learn – observation, initiation, trial, error, experience
  • Learning as social activity
  • Rote learning and meaningful learning
  • Factors affecting learning
  • Strategies for promoting lessons
  • Addressing learners from diverse background including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties and impairment
  • Addressing the talented, creative and specially abled learners
Unit – III :- Curriculum Teaching – Learning Approaches and Evaluation
  • Teacher-centred, learner centre and learning-centred approaches,
  • Principles of curriculum organization
  • Teaching learning aids
  • Continuous comprehensive assessment of learning, planning and designing achievement tests, rating scale, check list
  • Test reliability and validity
  • Date representation – mean, mode and median and standard deviation

Section B : Language 1 (Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali)

GROUP A (PEDAGOGY)

Unit – 1 :- Learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali at Upper Primary Level

  • Aims and objectives of learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali as first language
  • Principles of teaching mother tongue
  • Development of language skills (speaking, reading, writing and listening).

Unit – 2 :- Teaching Language

  • Intensive and Extensive reading skills at upper primary level
  • Teaching of non-detailed and detailed texts (prose, poetry),
  • Teaching of composition and creative writing
  • Teaching of grammar
  • Challenges of teaching Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali in multi-lingual context.

Unit – 3 :- Assessment of Language

  • Assessment of learning Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali language –listening, speaking, reading and writing
  • Planning and designing achievement tests and other tools for assessment.
GROUP B (CONTENT)
Unit – 4 :- Elements of Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali Language
  • Comprehension of two unseen passages (one from prose / drama and other from poem) with test items on comprehension, vocabulary and grammar.
Unit – 5 :-Language Items
  • Parts of speech (noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjectives, conjunction)
  • Formation of words (pre-fix and suffix), Vocabulary (spelling and meaning of synonym and antonym)
  • Phrases and idioms
Unit – 6 :- Contribution of famous literates for development of Odia / Urdu / Hindi / Telugu / Bengali language
  • Odia-Fakir Mohan Senapati, Gangadhar Meher, Radhanath Ray, Surendra Mohanty, Gopinath Mohanty
  • Urdu – Altaf Hussain Hali, Niaz Fatepuri, Ali Sardar Jafri, Amir Khusroo, Majrooh Sultanpuri
  • Hindi – Bharatendu Harischandra, Mahavir Prasad Dwivedy, Prem Chand, Jayashankar Prasad, Suryakanta Tripathy Nirala
  • Bengali – Rabindra Nath Tagore, Sarat Chandra Chhatopadhya, Tarasankar Bandopadhyay, Kzi Nazrul Islam, Bibhuti Bhusan Bandopadhyay
  • Telugu – Srinanthadu, Gurajuda Appa Rao, Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Arudra, C. Narayan Reddy..

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SECTION C : : LANGUAGE II (ENGLISH) 30 MARKS

GROUP A (PEDAGOGY)

Unit – 1 :-Learning English at Upper Primary Level

  • Importance of learning English
  • Objective of learning English.

Unit – 2 :-Development of English Language Skills

  • Basic skills of language (listening, speaking, reading, writing), interdependence of skills
  • Teaching of prose, poetry and composition
  • Teaching of creative writing
  • Principles of language teaching
  • Challenges of teaching English as second language at upper primary level.

Unit – 3 :-Assessment of learning English Language

  • Assessment of comprehension and language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing).
GROUP B (CONTENT)

Unit – 4 :- Comprehension

  • Two unseen passages (one from prose / drama and another from poem) with questions on comprehension, grammar).

Unit – 5 :- Language Items

  • Parts of speech, tense, voice change and change of narration, use of article, use of punctuation mark
  • Vocabulary – meaning and spelling.

Section D : Mathematics (only for Mathematics and Science Teacher) 30 marks

GROUP A (PEDAGOGY)

Unit – 1 :-Mathematics at Upper Primary Stage

  • Nature of Mathematics – logical, systematic, abstractions, pattern, mathematical language
  • Aims and objectives of teaching Mathematics
  • Specific objectives of teaching Mathematics.

Unit – 2 :-Methods 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 programmes.
GROUP B (CONTENT)

Unit – 4 :-Number System

  • Number System (focus on real and rational numbers)
  • Properties in different number systems.

Unit – 5 :-Algebra

  • Basic concepts : terms, co-efficient, powers
  • Algebraic equations and their applications (with one variable),
  • Polynomials – operations in polynomials
  • Laws of indices
  • Identities.

Unit – 6 :-Commercial Arithmetic

  • Percentage and its application (profit and loss, simple and compound, interest, banking, rebate)
  • 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
  • Angles, complementary and supplementary angles, opposite angles, exterior angles of the triangle
  • Angle sum property
  • Parallel lines and properties relating to parallel lines
  • Congruency and similarities
  • Menstruations (area and circumference of circle, higher order problems relating to area of square, triangle, rectangle, parallelogram, trapezium, Pythagorean theorem).

Section E : Science (only for Mathematics and Science Teacher) 30 marks

GROUP A (PEDAGOGY)

Unit – 1 :- Nature of Science

  • Aims and objectives of teaching learning science at upper primary stage.

Unit – 2 :-Methods and Approaches

  • Methods : Observation, Experimentation, Discovery, Project and Problem-solving
  • Approaches : Integrated approach, constructivists approach.

Unit – 3 :-Evaluation in Science

  • Tools and techniques for assessing learning in Science.
GROUP B (CONTENT)

Unit – 4 :- Physical Science

  • Metal, non-metal and metalloid
  • Elements and compounds
  • Symbol, valence and chemical equation
  • Acid, base and salt
  • Physical and chemical change in matters
  • Force, motion, friction, pressure in solid, liquid and gases
  • Electricity and current chemical effects of electric current,
  • Refraction and reflection of light
  • Solar system and planets.
Unit – 5 :- Life Science
  • Biological adaptation among living beings
  • Respiration and transpiration
  • Soil and forest resource
  • Cell structure and function of cell organelle
  • Micro-organisms
  • Adolescence in human being.

Section F : Social Study (only for Social Study Teacher) 30 marks

GROUP A (PEDAGOGY)
Unit – 1 :- Aims and Objectives of Teaching Social Studies
  • Importance of teaching-learning Social Sciences at upper primary stage
  • Aims and objectives of teaching-learning Social Sciences
  • Specific objectives of teaching-learning Social Science.
Unit – 2 :- Methods and Approaches
  • Methods : Survey, field work / trips, 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.
GROUP B (CONTENT)
Unit – 4 :- History and Political Science
  • Methods of historical studies, social, economic and political conditions of sultanate, moghul and British period
  • Slave, Khiligi, Tughlaq, Lodi Dynasty
  • East India Company, British Crown, Impact of British rules, Ancient period, Kharabela, Ashoka,
  • Soma, Garganga, Surya, fall of Odisha, Odisha under Moghuls,
  • Nationalist movement in India
  • Development of Nationalism and Europe.
Unit – 5 :- Political 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 (hills and mountains, platue, plains, rivers),
  • Temperature zones of earth.

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