Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test (OSSTET) will be held tomorrow on February 9, 2022 amid Covid protocols. The Board of Secondary Education (BSE) had informed regarding the same on January 25.
Reportedly, the exam will be conducted in two sittings. The first paper will be held from 9 AM to 11 AM followed by the second paper from 1 PM to 3 PM at a total of 338 exam centres across the State. As many as 72,282 candidates are slated to appear in the OSSTET exam 2022 this year.
The Council for Secondary Education has made extensive arrangements for the examination. As many as 40 squads have been formed whereas four special squads have been formed for the supervision during the exam. A control room has been set up at the board headquarters and a separate isolation room has also been set up at each test centre.
It is to be noted here that the BSE, Odisha conducts the OSSTET Exam to determine the eligibility of secondary teachers in Government/Government-aided schools of Odisha.
The OSSTET Exam has two categories, Category 1 (Paper 1) and Category 2 (Paper 2). While the first Paper is conducted for Education Teachers and Paper 2 is conducted for Physical Education Teachers.