CSSET 2019

Exam Date : 20th May 2019
Result Date : 18th June 2019

Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern for CSSET 2019


Introduction to CSSET 2019:

  • About: CSSET stands for Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test. This examination is conducted by Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, Tirupati in the month of May, every year.

  • Conducting Authority: The Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test (CSSET) is conducted for admission to three Sanskrit deemed Universities; Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha and Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha.

  • Course: The candidates who are qualified for CSSET 2019 will be offered admission to B.Ed program.

  • Exam Level: The CSSET 2019 is a National level Examination.

  • Frequency: The CSSET 2019 exam is conducted only once a year in India, offered for programs in the Bachelor of Education.

  • Pattern of Exam: It is divided into two parts namely – Part A and Part B. Part A is objective type with Multiple Choice Questions and consists of general awareness and teaching aptitude along with questions on Sanskrit language. Part B is subjective and tests candidates on the proficiency in English Language.

 CSSET 2019 Exam Important details:

CSSET 2019 Exam Summary

Exam Name

Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test



Exam level

National Level

Conducting by

Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, Tirupati

Exam Date 

20th May 2019 

Courses Offered

B.Ed (Sanskrit)

Mode of Examination


Exam Duration

2 Hours 40 Minutes

Question Pattern

Both Objective(MCQ's) and Descriptive

No of Sections

2 Sections (Part-A and Part B)


CSSET 2019 Seat Availability:

CSSET 2019 Reservations:


Reservation (in %)

Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribes


Other Backward Classes


Persons with Disability


Total Reservation


CSSET 2019 Important Dates:

  • Application Form: The candidates can start applying for CSSET 2019 from 15th January 2019. The deadline to complete the application process is on 10th March 2019 

  • Exam/Result: The CSSET 2019 exam will be conducted on 20th May 2019 and the results will be announced on 18th June 2019 

  • For more information about the CSEET 2019 exam dates, schedules and timetable, click here.

CSSET 2019 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Qualification: Candidates must have completed Shastri or B.A. (With Sanskrit) in 10+2+3 Scheme and/or M.A. (Sanskrit) from a recognized University with at least 50% aggregate (45% for SC/ST candidates) marks in the qualifying examination.

  • Age limit: A candidate applying for CSSET 2019 must have completed the age of 20 as on October 1, 2019.

  • For more information about CSSET 2019 Eligibility and acceptance criteria, click here.

CSSET 2019 Application Form:

  • Availability: The conducting university will release the application form for CSSET 2019 on the official website on 15th January 2019 

  • Payment: The online application fee for CSSET 2019 is INR 1200. The Payment of application fee can be done through online mode using credit card/ debit card or bank challan only.

  • To know more details about the CSSET 2019 Application form and Payment methods, click here.

CSSET 2019 Admit Card: 

  • Availability: Candidates who have successfully submitted the CSSET 2019 online application form can download the admit card from 25th April 2019 from the official website of CSSET.
  • Credentials: The candidates are required to enter their application number and password to download the CSSET 2019 Admit card.

  • To know more information about how to access and download your CSSET 2019 admit card, click here.

CSSET 2019 Exam Pattern:

  • Mode: CSSET 2019 Examination is a Pen-Paper based exam.

  • Pattern/Duration: The CSSET question paper comprises of 2 parts; Objective and Subjective. The time duration for CSSET 2019 exam is 2 hours 30 minutes.

  • To know more about the CSSET 2019 Latest exam pattern and trends, click here.

CSSET 2019 Syllabus: 

  • Level: The level of the exam is such that the candidates should have deep knowledge about Sanskrit and General Knowledge.

  • Syllabus: The syllabus of CSSET 2019 will be based on Knowledge of Sanskrit Linguistic Components, Creative Writing, Comprehension, Teaching Aptitude, Sanskrit Literature, Proficiency in Sanskrit, General Knowledge and Mental Ability.

  • For more information about the CSSET 2019 latest syllabus, click here.

CSSET 2019 Results:

  • Declaration: The Results of CSSET 2019 will be declared on 18th June 2019 at the official website of CSSET.
  • Credentials: The Candidate should have to enter the registered email ID and password to access their CSSET 2019 results.

  • To know more details on how to check your CSSET 2019 results, Click here.

CSSET 2019 Counselling: 

  • Commencement: After the announcement of the results, the CSSET 2019 Counselling process will commence on 28th June 2019.

  • Merit list: The Merit List will be prepared based on the marks scored in accordance with their ranks. Candidates will be called for counselling and seat allotment on the basis of CSSET 2019 Merit List.
  • For more information about CSSET 2019 counselling procedure, click here.

CSSET Contact Details:

  • Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan

  • Deemed University

  • 56-57,Institutional Area,

  • Janakpuri, New Delhi-110058

CSSET 2018 Important Dates

CSSET 2019 Important Dates

Important Dates Summary for CSSET 2019:

  • Application start date: The commencement of the online CSSET 2019 applications submissions is on 15th January 2019.

  • Application end date: The last date for CSSET 2019 Online Applications is on 10th March 2019.

  • Admit card date: The last date to Download the CSSET 2019 Admit Card is on the 25th April 2019.

  • Exam date: The CSSET 2019 exam date is scheduled to be on 20th May 2019.

  • Result date: The CSSET authority will declare results on 18th June 2019.

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CSSET 2019 Eligibility

Eligibility Summary for CSSET 2019:

  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must have passed Shastri/B.A. (With Sanskrit) in 10+2+3 Scheme and/or M.A. (Sanskrit)/ Acharya or equivalent traditional degree from any University or recognized examining body having obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent grade. 

  • The students who have passed Shastri/B.A. (With Sanskrit) Two-year course from any University or recognized examining body should have secured at least 50% marks in the aggregate and or have passed Acharya Ist year /M.A. (Skt) Ist year/Setu (Bridge course)/Vidwanmadhyama/Vidwaduttama examination. For the eligibility of 50%, Shastri/B.A. (with Skt.) marks only will be considered.

  • Minimum marks for SC/ST: Eligibility conditions for candidates belonging to SC/ST/otherwise abled categories will be 45% marks in the qualifying examinations.

  • Mark sheets: The proof of having passed the qualifying examination should accompany the application. In case the result is awaited, it must be submitted (declared or confidential) at the time of admission; otherwise, the candidature of the applicant shall stand canceled.

  • Age Limit: A candidate seeking admission to Shiksha Shastri Course must have completed 20 years of age on or before 1 st October 2019. No age relaxation will be permitted.

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CSSET 2019 Application Process

Application Process Summary for CSSET 2019:

  • Application: The applicants appearing for CSSET 2019 can fill prescribed online application from websites of Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi, Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati and Shree Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, New Delhi.

  • Merit list: Only selected candidates in CSSET will be admitted in order of merit. This merit list will be valid for the year 2019 only.

  • Date: The application forms will be available from 15th January 2019.
  • Process: Candidates need to visit the official website of CSSET 2019, upload passport-size Photographs on the online application, select catchment area, fill the personal details i.e., Name, DOB, Mobile No. and Email Id etc. in stage 1 of the online application. After getting the User Id and Password via Mobile and Email apply online.

  • Note: Click Auto Up Gradation option, to apply for reconsideration in admission in preferred campus subject to availability according to merit only. Without the selection of Auto Up Gradation, the transfer will be not permissible after admission.

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CSSET 2019 Application Form Details

Application form Details Summary for CSSET 2019:

  • Date: The application form for CSSET 2019 will be available from #application_form_date for all the candidates who have fulfilled the eligibility criteria. 

  • Download: The application form can be downloaded from the official website or get by post.

  • Details: The candidates who have covered-up the CSSET 2019 eligibility criteria are requested to mention their personal and academic details on the application form. The candidates have to also mention their category and its respective code on the form.

  • Pen: Make sure to use only black or blue ballpoint pen to fill in the application form.

  • Photograph and Signature: There are a separate declaration and Identity card attached to the form in which the candidate has to affix a photograph (same as the one on the application form). The candidates who have covered-up the CSSET 2019 eligibility criteria have to fill in the details and sign on the card.

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CSSET 2019 Admit Card

Admit Card Summary for CSSET 2019:

  • Visit the official website: Go to the official website of CSSET 2019 to start the process of acquiring the admit card for CSSET 2019.

  • Roll Number: Find out the Roll number and the name of the Examination centre from the internet to get the CSSET 2019 admit card.

  • Contact Centre superintendent: You would have to contact the Centre Superintendent one hour before the examination to get the admit card.

  • Carry Photographs: Carry your two photographs along with the prescribed form filled to get the CSSET 2019 admit card.

  • In case the Admit card is lost: In case the candidate has lost the CSSET 2019 Admit Card, its second copy will be issued only on payment of INR 50/-.

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CSSET 2019 Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern Summary for CSSET 2019:

  • Exam mode: The CSSET 2019 exam will be conducted Offline in pen-paper mode.
  • Paper Pattern: The paper pattern for CSSET 2019 is divided into two parts- Part A: objective type paper and Part B: descriptive paper

  • Time Duration: The duration of the CSSET test is 2 hours and 30 minutes. 2 hours for Part A and 30 minutes for Part B.

  • Note: Only those candidates who pass in both, CSSET Part A and Part B will be considered successful.


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CSSET 2019 Syllabus

Syllabus Summary for CSSET 2019:

  • Parts: CSSET 2019 exam syllabus has 2 parts in it. 

  • Sections in Part A and Part B: There are five section in Part A of CSSET 2019 Syllabus:- Section A: A Sanskrit Language Proficiency, Section B: Testing of General knowledge, Mental Ability, Section C: Teaching Aptitude, Section D: Sanskrit Literature. In Part B there is one section Proficiency in Sanskrit Language.

  • Topics in Part A: Part A has topics like Treaty, Suffix, compound, Indian culture history, Music date, HUman rights, Arrangement of Alphabets, Arrangement of Numbers, Time, day, Date, Hours, Objective of Education, Qualities of a teacher, Teaching objectives etc.

  • Topics in Part B:  Part B has topics like Functional Grammar, Conversion of voice, Selection of Avyayapada, Usage of Pronoun on the place of Noun, Selection of Upmāna Upmeya etc.

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CSSET 2019 Results

Results Summary for CSSET 2019:

  • Results: The result for CSSET 2019 will be declared at the official website of the university. The candidates can check their result by providing their roll number.

  • Result Notification: The candidates can keep checking the official website for notifications on the result.

  • Date: The CSSET result will be tentatively declared on 18th June 2019.

  • Take a printout: Do remember to take a print-out of the result for future use.

  • Announcement: After the CSSET 2019 result is announced, all selected candidates will be informed about their result through the website/speed post.

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CSSET 2019 Counselling

Counselling Summary for CSSET 2019:

  • Shortlisting: After the CSSET 2019 result is declared a list of shortlisted candidates will be declared on the basis of merit.

  • Merit list: This list is declared a few days after the announcement of CSSET 2019 result.

  • Counselling date: The CSSET 2019 counselling process starts from 28th June 2019.

  • Admissions: Only those candidates who come for the CSSET 2019 counselling session will be granted admission into their respective courses.

  • Original documents: It is mandatory to carry all the requested original documents (mark sheets, certificates, admit card, scorecard) at the time of CSSET counselling.

  • Documents to be carried: Documents to be carried for CSSET 2019 Counselling are Permanent Residence of Tripura Certificate (PRTC), Admit Card CSSET 2019, Mark Sheet of Class XII, Attested copies of mark sheet of Class XII has to be submitted, Category certificate (if applicable), Qualifying exam degree/mark sheet, Scorecard CSSET 2019.

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Discussion Forum

How much marks will be deducted for wrong answers in CSSET paper?

How much marks will be deducted for wrong answers in CSSET paper?

Asked By: romesh,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Romesh,

There is no negative marking scheme in CSSET 2018.

Click here to know about CSSET marking scheme.

Good Luck!!

What are the best books to prepare for CSSET 2018?

What are the best books to prepare for CSSET 2018?

Asked By: palika,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Palika,

You can refer to the below-given books for CSSET preparation:

  • IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Test by Arihant
  • Sanvida Shala Shikshak Patra Pariksha Sanskrit by Upkar Prakashan
  • Rajasthan Adhyapak Sanskrit Pariksha by Upkar Prakashan

Click here to know about other CSSET reference books.


Do i have to read the general awareness and general knowledge books to prepare for the exam?

Do i have to read the general awareness and general knowledge books to prepare for the exam?

Asked By: Lakhan purohit,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Lakhan,

Yes, you have to read General Awareness and General Knowledge with Sanskrit. The following link has all the details about the Syllabus.

I belong to Other Backward Class (OBC), and my age is 19 years. Can i apply for the examination.

I belong to Other Backward Class (OBC), and my age is 19 years. Can i apply for the examination.

Asked By: Ram shashtri,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Ram,

No, you cannot apply for the examination as there is no relaxation for the reserved category in the age criteria.

To know more about the eligibility criteria, click here.

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