Posted On : 18th March 2018

B.Ed Entrance Examination Preparation: Every Thing You Want To Know

Directorate of Teacher Education and SCERT directs Odhisha B.Ed. Admission for B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education) Course in government/aided and self-financing colleges in the state. For this it conducts an entrance exam. This entrance exam is important for teaching aspirants who intend to seek admission to B.Ed. colleges in Odisha. 

In Odisha More tha 8,000 seats are avaliable for B.Ed, CT, M.Ed and Other Educational Admissions. 

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Eligibility Criteria  for DTE SCERT BEd Exam  

She/he must be an Arts / Science Graduate. General candidates should have at least 50% marks in aggregate in the Bachelor’s Degree Exam or in the Master’s Degree in concerned Science/ Social Science/Humanity subject and SC/ST, SEBC & PH candidates should have 45% of marks in aggregate in the Bachelor Degree Exam or in the Master’s Degree. She/he should have passed Graduation with at least two school subjects of minimum 200 marks each 


Candidates having Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Technology (B.Tech) with specialization in Science and Mathematics (as per AICTE syllabus) with 55% marks in aggregate for General candidates and 50% marks in aggregate for SC, ST, SEBC and PH candidates 

The Science graduate candidates should have passed with two school subjects (with not less than 200 marks each) out of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Computer Science and Geography 

N.B.: The Candidates claiming reservation for PCM subject must have studied all the concerned subject i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of minimum 200 mark each 

For the Arts Graduate candidate: The candidates applying for Arts category must have studied at least two (02) school subjects of 200 marks each at their Graduation level. The candidates having any two language subjects at their Graduation level can not claim as having two schools subjects. All the language subjects viz. English/Odia/Hindi/Sanskrit studied as compulsory/ pass/honours/electives shall be treated as one subject 

Candidates must have studied two (02) school subjects from the following: English/Odia/Hindi / Sanskrit, History, Geography, Economics, Indian Economy, Political Science, Landmarks in Indian History, Indian Geography, Indian Polity, Mathematics 

N.B.: The Candidates having English/Odia/Sanskrit/Hindi subjects either as pass, honours or elective must have studied another school subjects as mentioned above besides the language subjects 

She/he must have passed Odia as MIL up to HSC level or any such equivalent or higher examination or have passed Odia as a subject in specific exam conducted by BSE, Odisha of HSC standard or should have passed HSC Exam of BSE, Odisha in Odia medium with MIL other than Odia 

The Candidates seeking admission in B.Ed. Course for the seats reserved for Telugu Candidates must have studied Telugu as one optional subject at Graduation level. 

Age Limit 

The age limit as on 30th June  

For SC/ST and SEBC Candidates 35 years - she/he should not have born before 30th June 1982 

For Women Candidates of all categories 35 years - she should not have born before 30th June 1982 

For General Candidates 30 years - He should not have born before 30th June 1987 

For PH Candidates 40 years - She/he should not have born before 30th June 1977 

The upper age limit is inclusive of age relaxation for relevant groups as admissible under rules 

Residential Certificate 

Candidates except Outlying Odia Tract (OOT) category must be permanent residents of Odisha. To that effect each candidate shall furnish a permanent residential certificate (issued after 30th June 2016) in the prescribed format issued in favour of him / her by the Tahasildar / Additional Tahasildar concerned 

BEd Exam  Pattern

Paper I is common and compulsory for all the candidates (both Arts and Science group). It would consist of Language (English), General Awareness, Reasoning and Teaching Aptitude. This Section shall be of 50 marks. There will be 50 questions. Each question carries one (01) mark. All Questions shall be of multiple choice types. 

Paper II shall be of 100 marks. There are two sections. The candidates have to select any one section and shall have to answer all the questions of that particular section. Section A is meant for Arts Group. The candidates who select the Arts Group shall have to answer all the questions from General English, Odia, Geography, History and Political Science 

Candidates selecting the Science Group in Section B shall have to answer all the questions from Physical Science, Bio-Science and Mathematics. Each question carries one mark. All the questions are of multiple choice types 

Paper I - Full Marks: 50 

Language (English) - Comprehension, Vocabulary & Usage - 10 Marks 

Education & General Awareness - Everyday science, Political system and happenings, General information, Educational committees and commissions, Educational policies and initiatives, Agencies working for education - 10 Marks 

Reasoning - Logical and Analytical Reasoning - 10 Marks 

Teaching Aptitude - Solving problem of educational context, managing classroom and learning, Learner and learning related issues, goals of education, role of various agencies and organization in management of education, issuing related to teaching-learning strategies - 20 Marks 

Paper II shall consist of subject based tests. Candidates with Science background has to choose the Science Group and candidates with Arts background has to choose the Arts Group. 

Paper II - Full Marks: 100 

There shall be two sections of questions, one for the Arts Stream and the other for the Science stream. The candidates are required to select any one section and mention their option in the application form and answer sheets (OMR Sheet to be supplied at the time of examination). 

Section – A (Arts Stream) 

Subjects - No. of Questions / Marks 

General English - 25 

Odia - 25 

History and Political Science - 30 

Geography - 20 

Total - 100 

Section – B (Science Stream) 

Subjects - No. of Questions / Marks 

Physical Science - 35 

Bio-Science - 35 

Mathematics - 30 

Total 100 

Duration of the Test: 02 hours and 30 minutes 

Type of Questions: Multiple choices with four options. The candidates are required to give their answer on OMR Sheets by darkening the circle against the right answer. 

Negative Marking: The performance of the candidates shall be evaluated both on the basis of correct and incorrect responses recorded on the OMR sheet. For every incorrect response, 0.25 mark shall be deducted from the marks secured by the candidate for correct responses. 

More than one response to a question shall be considered incorrect and negative mark will be awarded. 

Selection Process 

State Level Selection of all categories of candidates shall be made through Entrance Test on the basis of their marks secured in Entrance Test. 
The result of the Entrance Test does not ensure the confirmation and guarantee of admitting the student to the Course as it is subject to verification of the authenticity and appropriateness- of the documents 

Application Procedure for SCERT BEd Admission  

Information Brochure and Online Application Form is available in the website or 


Matrix Competitive Point

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