Odisha School Education Junior Teacher Syllabus 2023

The Odisha School Education Programme Authority (OSEPA) has announced vacancies for Junior Teachers in classes 1-5 and 6-8. The selection will be primarily based on a written exam worth 150 marks. Candidates who pass this exam will attend document verification.

Important Details
Authority OSEPA
Posts Junior Teachers
Classes 1-5 and 6-8

Exam Pattern

The exam comprises 2 papers - Paper I and Paper II.

Paper I:

Subject No. of Questions Marks
General English 10 10
General Odia 10 10
GK & Current Affairs 10 10
Reasoning Ability 10 10
Computer Literacy 10 10
Child Development etc. 20 20
Total 70 70

The Paper I exam duration is 150 minutes.

Syllabus - Paper II

Subject No. of Questions Marks
Subject Contents 50 50
Pedagogy 30 30
Total 80 80

The Paper II exam duration is also 150 minutes. The total marks for the exam are 150.

Syllabus Details

The OSEPA Junior Teacher syllabus comprises 2 parts:

Part I:
  • General English
  • General Odia
  • GK & Current Affairs
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Computer Literacy
  • Child Development etc.
Part II:
  • Subject Contents - Odia, Urdu, Hindi etc.
  • Pedagogy

The subjects vary slightly for classes 1-5 and 6-8. Full syllabus is given in the passage.

How to Download Syllabus

Candidates can download the OSEPA Junior Teacher syllabus from its official website by:

  • Going to the OSEPA website
  • Searching for Junior Teacher syllabus
  • Downloading syllabus after notification release

The OSEPA Junior Teacher exam comprises 150 marks with 2 papers. Paper I tests general skills while Paper II tests teaching competencies. The selection is merit-based from the written exam. Knowing the detailed syllabus and pattern will help aspirants prepare effectively.


Q1: Who conducts the Odisha Junior Teacher exam?

A1: The Odisha School Education Programme Authority (OSEPA) conducts the exam.

Q2: How many papers are there in the exam?

A2: There are 2 papers - Paper I and Paper II.

Q3: What is tested in Paper I?

A3: Paper I tests general skills like English, Reasoning, Computer Literacy etc.

Q4: What does Paper II focus on?

A4: Paper II deals with subject knowledge and teaching methodologies i.e Pedagogy.

Q5: What is the total duration?

A5: The total duration is 150 minutes per paper so 300 minutes for the full exam.

Q6: How can one download the syllabus?

A6: The syllabus can be downloaded from the OSEPA website after notification release.


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