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DSE Odisha Teacher Syllabus 2024 & New Exam Pattern

Directorate of Secondary Education (DSE), Odisha will releases teaching vacancies for various posts soon. The selection examination for the recruitment will be made through Computer Based Test Exam which will be held in selected Test Centres in Odisha. All the candidates must start their preparation for the examination. For better preparation, the syllabus and exam pattern for DSE Odisha Recruitment exam has been given below.

DSE Odisha Syllabus 2024

  • Total paper -2
  • Paper 1 – Common for All Post
  • Question Language for Paper 1- Odia and English
  • Paper 2 – Subject Concerned for Post
  • Test Duration – 15 Minutes
  • Total Questions – 150 Objective Type Multiple Choice Question
  • Total Marks- 150 marks
  • Marking System – 1 mark
  • Negative Marking – 0.25 marks
Post Paper Number of Questions Full Marks Question Language Subjects
All Post








30 30 Odia and English




General Knowledge & Current Affairs
20 20 Reasoning Ability
10 10 Computer Literacy
30 30 Child Development Pedagogy, Educational Management, Policy& Evaluation
Hindi Teacher II 60 60 Hindi Hindi
Sanskrit Teacher II 60 60 Devanagari Sanskrit
Physical Education Teacher II 60 60 Odia & English Physical Education
TGT Science – PCM II 60 60 English Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
TGT Science – CBZ II 60 60 English Chemistry, Botany, Zoology
TGT Arts – Social Studies II 60 60 English History+ Political Science, Geography + Economics, English
Odia History+ Political Science, Geography + Economics, Odia
Telugu Teacher II 60 60 Telugu Telugu

DSE Odisha Syllabus 2024 for Paper I (Common For all Posts)

  • Total Marks -90 marks
  • Subjects – General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Reasoning Ability, Computer Literacy, Pedagogy, Educational Management, Policy and Evaluation

Section – I General Knowledge and Current Affairs – (30 Marks)

  • Current Events of State (Odisha) of National and International Importance
  • History of Odisha/ India and the Indian National Movement
  • Indian and World Geography
  • Indian Polity
  • Economic and Social Development
  • Everyday Science


Section – II Reasoning Ability – (20 Marks)

  • General mental ability,
  • Logical reasoning and analytic ability
  • Decision-making and problem-solving
  • Basic numeracy
  • Data interpretation


Section – III Computer Literacy – (10 Marks)

  • Basic computer literacy skills for the use of ICT in classrooms
  • Concepts, terminology and operations that relate to general computer usage.
  • Basic Hardware of Computer
  • Common Applications,
  • Networking and Internet
  • Social Networking
  • Digital Citizenship

Section – IV Child Development, Pedagogy, Educational Management, Policies & Evaluation – 30 Marks

(For the posts of Hindi, Sanskrit, TGT Arts, TGT Science (PCM), TGT Science(CBZ) and Telugu Teacher)

  1. Child Development (Process of Growing Up)
Growth and Development
  • Concept, Difference & Principles of Development
  • Growth and Development during Adolescence
  • Counselling services for Adolescents
Factors Affecting Different Developmental Aspects
  • Cognitive
  • Social (Erikson’s Theory)
  • Emotional
  • Moral (Kohlberg theory)
  • Language Development
  • Needs and Problems in Childhood and Adolescence

2. Learning Process / Pedagogy

Understanding the Learning Process
  • Learning as a process and an outcome
  • Approaches – Humanistic (Karl Rogers)
  • Constructivist (Piaget and Vygotsky)
  • Basic conditions of learning: Readiness, Maturation, Motivation, Task and Methods
Organizing Learning
  • Teacher – Centric, Learner – Centric, Learning – Centric
  • Characteristics and Process
Addressing Classroom Diversity
  • Using varieties of TLMs and AV Aids
  • Using the context of the learner
  • Using a variety of activities while group learning, small group learning and self-learning
  • Learner in the Context of Inclusive Education


3. Educational Management

  • Educational Management: Concept, Importance and Scope, Types of Management, Democratic and Autocratic, Centralized and Decentralized
  • Management Structure at different levels, National/State/ District/Sub-district (BRCS, CRCS, SMCS, SMDC)
  • School Development Plan (SDP): Concept, purpose, Key action by Headmaster, students, Parents and SMDC

4. Educational Policies and Programmes

  • National Educational Policy 2020
  • RTE Act, 2009
  • National Curriculum Framework, 2005
  • SSA, RMSA and Samagra Shiksha



Assessment and Evaluation
  • Assessment and evaluation in constructive perspective
  • Concept, Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation, formative, Summative and Diagnostic Assessment
Assessment and Learning
  • Assessment of Learning, Assessment for Learning, Assessment as Learning
  • Subject-based learning from a constructivist perspective
  • Assessment tools and techniques – Projects, Assignments, Observation, Teacher made Tests
  • Self-assessment, Peer – assessment
  • Portfolios, rubrics
Test Construction
  • Steps and Principles of Test Construction
  • Preparation of test items
  • Standardized and Teacher made Test
Recent Developments in Assessment
  • Grading
  • Assessment in the co-scholastic area
  • Implementation strategy of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation

Section – IV Pedagogy, Educational Management, Policies & Evaluation – 30 Marks

(For the post of PET)

  1. Child Development (Process of Growing Up)
  • Growth and Development
  • Meaning of Growth & Development
  • Different Stages of Development
  • Physical, Mental, Emotional and Social Development of a Child
  • General Characteristics of various stages of Growth and Development of a Child

2. Pedagogy

  • Teaching Techniques (Lecture method, Demonstration Method, Discussion method and Project method etc.)
  • Important Devices and Methods of Teaching
  • Teaching Procedure – Whole method, Part method, Whole and Part method
  • Difference between teaching methods and Teaching Aids

3. School Management & Evaluation

  • School Management
  • Programme planning, principles of programme planning in Physical Education
  • The function of planning – organisation of school sports, coordination and
  • contracting of Physical Education activities
  • Evaluation of School Physical Education Activities and School Health Education Programme


Download DSE Odisha Syllabus for Paper I PDF

Paper I consists of various sections which include General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Reasoning Ability, Computer Literacy, Pedagogy, Educational Management, Policy and Evaluation. This section carries 90 questions for 90 marks.

Download DSE Odisha Syllabus 2024  for Paper II PDF

Paper II consists subject concerned with which the candidate will apply. This section carries 60 questions for 60 marks. All the candidates can download Download DSE Odisha Syllabus for Paper II PDF which is given below. The examination will be a computer-based exam.

Post Download Syllabus PDF
Hindi, Sanskrit, PET Teacher Download PDF
TGT Science – PCM Download PDF
TGT Science – CBZ Download PDF
TGT Arts – Social Studies Download PDF
Telugu Teacher Download PDF


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