The Combined Shiksha Shastri (B.Ed)  Entrance Test (CSSET) is conducted for the three Sanskrit deemed Universities that are Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha and Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha. Through the entrance examination, qualified candidates get admission in these three Universities in the B.Ed program. The B.Ed program will be of 2-year duration. The candidate shall get the seat in the University in accordance with the performance in the entrance examination and the availability of seats.

CSSET 2018 will most probably be held in the month of May 2018. To appear in the examination, candidates have to fill the application form that will be released in the month of January 2018. Only the eligible candidates will be able to fill the application form for Combined Shiksha Shastri (B.Ed)  Entrance Test. The information related to CSSET 2018 such as eligibility criteria, examination pattern, admit card, selection process, declaration of the result and the tentative schedule are discussed in this article. Interested candidates must have a look at the information provided.

CSSET 2018

Given below are the expected dates for CSSET 2018. The University has not yet released the official dates for the entrance examination. The dates will be updated soon as per the official announcement by the University.

Event Dates
Release of the Application form 3rd week of January 2018
Last Date to apply 2nd week of March 2018
Correction of the application form 3rd week of March 2018
Availability of Admit card 3rd week of April 2018
Date of Examination 2nd week of May 2018
Declaration of Results 1st week of June 2018

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CSSET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The University has set the eligibility criteria for the candidates, which has to be fulfilled by them in order to appear in CSSET 2018. The eligible candidates will be able to fill the application form of CSSET 2018. Therefore it is important to read all the eligibility conditions very carefully before filling the application form. The eligibility criteria are as follows:

Educational Qualifications

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 2018 must have completed the age of 20 as on October 1, 2018. No age relaxation will be permitted.

Selection Procedure

The candidates will be selected on the basis of the performance and marks obtained in the Combined Shiksha Shastri (B.Ed)  Entrance Test. The test will be a written examination in which questions related to the course will be asked to check the knowledge and skills of the candidates. All the eligible candidates have to appear in the entrance examination. If in case, a candidate does not appear in the test then he or she will not be eligible to take admission in the University. The candidates must score at least minimum marks to qualify the examination

During the admission process after the declaration of the result, the choices filled by the candidate of campus/ Vidyapeeth will be taken into consideration. If in case the seats are not vacant or have been filled in the candidate’s desired campus/ Vidyapeeth then the admission may be given in any one of the Campuses/Vidyapeeth’s according to merit.

CSSET Application Form 2018

The CSEET 2018 application form will be released in the month of January 2018. The eligible candidates will be able to fill the application form from the official website of any of the three Universities i.e,, and  The link to apply for CSSET 2018 will also be available here. All the candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the examination. The candidates need to pay a prescribed amount of application fee while submitting the application form.

The application fee for all the candidates is Rs. 1000/- It will be paid either through Online method by using Debit/ Credit card/ Net banking or it will be paid through bank challan.

To apply for CSSET 2018, candidates must register themselves on the official website as mentioned above. While registering, the applicants have to provide personal information such as name, email ID, mobile number, Date of Birth. After filling all the information, a user ID and password will be generated by the system. It must be noted down by the candidate for the future use. Now to fill the application form, re-enter the user ID and password and fill all the necessary details in the form. All the candidates have to upload a scanned photograph in the prescribed format. The last step is to pay the application fee either through online payment or offline payment.

CSSET 2018 Examination Pattern

The Combined Shiksha Shastri (B.Ed)  Entrance Test will be divided into two parts. One is Part A and another one is Part B. The test will be of 2 Hours and ½ Hour duration. Two Hours will be given to complete the Part A and Half an Hour to complete Part B.

Part A

Subject Marks Duration Question Pattern
Proficiency in Sanskrit Language 40 2 Hours Multiple Choice Questions
General Knowledge & Mental Ability 40
Teaching Aptitude 40
Sanskrit Literature 40
Total 160 marks

Note- If candidate mark more than one answers are marked for any question, it will be treated as wrong and no mark will be awarded for such an answer.

Part B

Subject Marks Duration Question Pattern
Knowledge of Sanskrit linguistic Components 10 ½  Hours Descriptive Type
Comprehension Test 20
Creative Writing 10
Total 40 marks

Note- If candidate mark more than one answers are marked for any question, it will be treated as wrong and no mark will be awarded for such an answer.

CSSET 2018 Identity Card/ Admit card

The Identity card/ admit card will be available in the 3rd week of April 2018. The successfully registered candidates will be able to download the identity card for the examination. Candidates need to visit the official website of the official Universities at, and You have to login into the account by entering the registration number, password and code. Two identity card will be generated on the screen, first will be Student Copy and second will be the Centre Copy. Download it and take a printout of it. After taking a printout, paste a recent passport size photograph on both the copies. Candidates must bring both the copies of the identity card to the examination hall. No student will be allowed to enter the examination center without the valid admit card. Candidates are advised to retain the student copy (identity card) till the admissions.

Evaluation Method and Declaration of Result CSSET 2018

The candidates who shall appear in the examination must secure atleast  35% marks separately in proficiency in Sanskrit language and Sanskrit Literature i.e. in First and fourth sections of Part A and also in Sanskrit language writing capability i.e. part B is must. Minimum 20% marks in each remaining sections (Second & third of part A).

Only those candidates passing with requisite marks in all sections of Part A will qualify for evaluation of Part B.

The result will be declared after the successful commencement of the entrance examination. It will be announced on the official website of the Universities. Those candidates who pass in both  part A and B will be declared successful. For more information about the CSSET result 2018, candidates must click on the quick links mentioned in the article.

Insofar, details of CSSET 2018 have not been announced. Information given on this page is as per last year brochure and only for reference. As soon as Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan releases CSSET 2018 brochure, details will be updated here.

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