Bhubaneswar: Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) examination 2019 will be conducted in August first week.
The candidates can apply for the examination online from July 15 to 26. The online fee can be deposited till 4.00 pm on July 29, informed Board of Secondary Education (BSE) President Jahan Ara Begum.
Following cancellation of OTET 2019 Exam due to question paper leak in January, the BSE authorities decided to conduct the examination online.
An agency will be assigned to conduct the OTET examination, said BSE Secretary Ramasish Hajra.
Worth mentioning, the OTET question paper was found circulating on social media while over 1 lakh candidates were appearing in the first paper of examination in over 250 centres on January 16.
Meanwhile, the state government has strictly enforced the norm of OTET qualified teachers in privately managed schools at elementary level in order to be eligible for getting Certificate of Recognition (COR) from next academic year.
However, those schools will have to give an undertaking that their teachers are trained and OTET qualified in order to get COR from next year.