Odisha D.El.Ed. (CT) Entrance Test

Exam Pattern & Syllabus:

Exam Pattern:

The whole test is of 1 and 1/2 hours (90 minutes) duration carrying 90 marks with two sections.
Section – I carries 30 marks. There shall be 30 questions, each carrying one mark.
Section – II carries 60 marks. There shall be 60 questions each carrying one mark.

All the questions are of multiple choice types. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Section I

Paper # Subject No. of Questions Marks
I Language (English) 10 10
Education & General Awareness 05 05
Reasoning 05 05
Teaching Aptitude 10 10
Total 30 30

Section II

Paper # Subject No. of Questions Marks
II Odia / Telugu / Urdu / Olchiki 15 15
Mathematics 15 15
Social Science 15 15
Science 15 15
Total 60 60

Exam Syllabus

# Subject Curriculum No. of Questions Marks
1 Language (English)
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary & Usage
10 10
2 Education & General Awareness
  • Everyday science
  • Political system and its evolution
  • General information
  • Educational committees and commissions
  • New Educational Initiatives
  • Educational Organizations
05 05
3 Reasoning
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning
05 05
4 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
10 10
5 Odia/Telugu/Urdu/Santhali
  • Dhwani and Sabda
  • Parts of speech (Noun, Adjective, verb)
  • Derivation of words
  • Formation of words (Using prefix and suffix), (Synonyms and Antonyms)
  • Idioms
15 15
6 Mathematics
  • HCF and LCM
  • Square and square root
  • Percentage and its application (profit and loss, simple and compound interest)
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Linear algebraic equations and their solutions
  • Set- its elements, operations on sets
  • Basic Geometrical Concepts
  • Geometry of Triangles, quadrilaterals and circles
15 15
7 Social Science
  • Stone age, Vedic age, medieval age
  • Stages of freedom movement in India
  • Indian Constitution- features
  • Governance system in India- Local Self Government, State Government, Central Government
  • Earth and its structure, Latitude and longitude
  • Climate and Atmosphere
  • Conservation of Natural Resources and Environmental preservation and protection
15 15
8 Science
  • Different states and characteristics of matter
  • Chemical reaction
  • Force, energy and motion
  • Plant cells and animal cells
  • Structure and adaption in plants
  • Micro organisms
15 15