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

  • Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test is abbreviated as CSSET conducted by Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, to allow candidates to gain admission at Sanskrit deemed universities. 

  • The Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test (CSSET) allows the candidate to apply for three Universities concentrating on the Sanskrit language.

    • Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan: It is a premier Institution for promoting Sanskrit studies in India and abroad. Founded in 1970, it is the biggest Sanskrit University in the world today. Development of Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan as a world-class university for the establishment of the glory of Sanskrit learning in the global context. 

    • Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha: Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha is a Deemed University in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. The school was established in 1956 under the Ministry of Education by Government of India to propagate Sanskrit studies, traditional Sastras and Pedagogy. The Professional Programmes offered in the university are Siksha Sastri (B.Ed.)

      Admission to all the UG and PG courses are based on the merit of the student considering their qualifying examination results as well as Personal Interview. For admission to B.Ed, M.Ed, Ph.D programmes, the university conducts different entrance tests. 

    • Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth: Sanskrit language university, located in New Delhi, India. It was established on 8 October 1962, and the University Grants Commission, granted the status of a deemed university to the Vidyapeetha in November 1987., the second most prestigious university for classical India studies in North India 

  • The CSSET 2019 Exam is conducted for B.Ed courses in different cities all across the country.

  •  It is a competitive exam which allows the candidate to enroll for B.Ed program.

  • The CSSET is a national level examination. It is held once every year. 

  • The Exam Syllabus consisting of different topics under Knowledge of Sanskrit Linguistic Components, Creative Writing, Comprehension, Teaching Aptitude, Sanskrit Literature, Proficiency in Sanskrit, General Knowledge and Mental Ability.

  • All the candidates applying for CSSET must meet all the eligibility requirements as mentioned by the examination committee.

  • Application forms of CSSET 2019 will be made available for all the candidates from 5th January 2019 to 5th March 2019.

  • The exam will be held on 25th May 2019. The Result of the CSSET 2019 will be announced on 5th June 2019, on the official website.

CSSET 2019 Exam details

Some of the basic details about CSSET 2019 B.Ed is given below

CSSET 2019 Exam Information

Exam Name

Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test

Commonly Known as


Exam level

National Level

Conducted by

Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth

Courses Offered



CSSET 2019 Seats

 The number of seats available for candidates applying for CSSET 2019

CSSET 2019 (Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test)


Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan New Delhi


Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth Tirupati


Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth



CSSET 2019 Reservation Categories/Percentages


Reservation (in %)

Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribes


Other Backward Classes


Persons with Disability


Total Reservation


CSSET 2019 Important Dates

  • CSSET enables the candidates to seek admissions in various associated universities across India in B.Ed. course.

  • Candidates must consider the dates related to the CSSET 2019 to apply for the examination successfully.


Important Date (Tentative)

Application form available from

5th January 2019 to 5th March 2019 

Admit Card

5th April 2019 


25th May 2019 


5th June 2019 

Counselling Process

11th July 2019 

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CSSET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • The institution organizing the CSSET examination has a defined eligibility criterion which has to be met by all the candidates applying for the examination.

  • 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.

  • All the candidates applying for CSSET 2019 must have completed the age of 20 as of October 1st, 2019.

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CSSET 2019 Application Form

  • The application form for CSSET 2019 will be available from 5th January 2019.

  • The last date to apply online applications will be 2019 

  • An application fee of Rs.1000 needs to be paid at the time of registration, payment can be either online through debit/credit card or Net banking or offline through challan.

Read to know more about CSSET 2019 Application form.

CSSET 2019 Admit Card

  • All the candidates are required to log in to their account with the application form number to gain access to the admit card.

  • The admit card will be made available from 5th April 2019 on the official website of CSSET 2019.

  • Candidates must carry CSSET Admit Card along with them at the Exam Centre otherwise, he/she will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

NOTE: All the candidates are required to carry valid government authorized identification along with their admit card to the venue on the day of examination. 

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CSSET 2019 Exam Pattern

  • The CSSET 2019 exam is conducted in offline mode i.e, Pen and Paper based.
  • The time duration for the candidate to attempt the CSSET will be 2 hours and 30 minutes.

  • CSSET 2019 will be divided into two main sections.

    • The first main section will have 4 subsections involving the main subjects
    • The second main section will have questions framed to test the candidate's proficiency in the Sanskrit language.

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CSSET 2019 Syllabus

  • All the candidates are expected to be aware of the syllabus followed by the CSSET 2019 

  • CSSET 2019 question paper is of 200 marks, contains 2 sections.

    • Part A consist of 160 marks.

    • Part B consist of 40 marks.

    • Each question in part-A carries equal marks.

    • The candidates will be awarded 4 marks for every correct answer.

    • Every question in Part B carries equal marks i.e. 10 marks for a single answer.

    • There is no negative marking in this exam.

    • There is no deduction of marks for blank answers.

CSSET 2019 Syllabus




Section – A Sanskrit Language Proficiency – Scope


Morphs of Words 

Morphs of Verbs



Offspring suffix 


Tap, Ṅīp, Ṅīṣ











Active Voice 

Passive Voice 

Impersonal Voice

Kāraka & Upapada Vibhakti

Accusative Karma 

Instrumental Karaṇa 

Dative Sampradāna 

Ablative Apādāna 

Locative Adhikaraṇa

Section B Testing of General knowledge – Scope

Indian Culture history 

Music Date 

Paint art Music 

Drama Music 

Indian Constitution Stats 

Sanskrit Literature Language 

Indian & Western Historical Places 


Population Capital 


Science (Ancient) 

Modern Awards, Sports, Literature & Science 

Important Days 

Human Rights 

Important World Conferences 

Sanskrit Institutions on National Level 

Contemporary Issues

Mental Ability – Scope

Arrangement of Alphabets 

Arrangement of Numbers 

Increasing/Decreasing order 

Time, Day, Date, Hours 

Time/Word in Mirror 


Cause & effects, Part & Hall 

Relationship of Basic & Based 

Odd one out 

Upcoming Number, Series 

Numeric/Relative ratios 

Meaningful Order of different Things 

Mathematical Rationality 

Human Relations 

General Rational Statement

Section – C Teaching Aptitude – Scope

Objectives of Education 

Qualities of Teacher 

Educational Principles 


Teaching Profession 

Classroom Management 


of Teacher 

Teaching Objectives 

Ancient Education 


Sentience about Education 

Educational Commissions 

Educational Problems 

Life-Value Education 

Educational Psychology 

History of Education

Section – D Sanskrit Literature – Scope

Vaidika Vāṅmaya - Scope 

Vaidika Vāṅmaya 

Brāhmana, Āraṇyaka 

Upniṣad, Vedanta 

Darśana Philosophies 





Poets & Dramas 

Prose and Champū 

Modern Compositions 





Proficiency in Sanskrit Language

Functional Grammar

Conversion of Voice

Selection of Viśiṣṭapada

Conversion of Lakāra, Liṅga, Vachana, Vāchya

Selection of Nominative, Adjective and Verb

Selection of Avyayapada, Usage of Pronoun on the place of Noun, Selection of Upmāna


Answering after reading given paragraph

Answering after reading given Poetic metre

Writing of a Paragraph of approximately 50 words on a subject from the given options

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CSSET 2019 Results

  • To see the results, the candidate should log in to the official page, using their login credentials; which is their registered email ID and password.
  • The result of CSSET 2019 will be announced on 5th June 2019 on the official website.

  • All the candidates are advised to have a copy of the result for future reference/use.

  • Based on the result and selection list candidates are permitted to attend the counselling process.

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CSSET 2019 Counselling

  • All the candidates shortlisted based on the ranking and performance on their written CSSET 2019 examination can register for the counselling process by 11th July 2019.

  • The student shortlist will be formed on the basis of the candidate's performance on the written exam and the rank they managed to secure in the examination process.

  • The candidates qualified for counselling must report at the venue as per date and time scheduled.

Note: CSSET 2019 Counselling will be held in all the three centres. The qualified candidates must be physically present for the counselling process.

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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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