CSSET 2022 - Application Process, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, and Counselling

Last Modified on : 18 May 2024

The Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test is organized for admission to Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.) course in Sanskrit offered by 3 deemed Sanskrit universities of India viz. Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (New Delhi), Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth (New Delhi), and Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (Tirupati). Through this B.Ed. an entrance exam, candidates get a chance to pursue teaching courses from these reputed Sanskrit Universities/ Institutes. The entrance exam is organised by these three universities on a rotation basis. For complete details about the CSSET exam 2022, check out the complete article.

CSSET 2022 Overview -

Before getting into the eligibility criteria section, students are advised to look at the exam overview section of the CSSET 2022 examination.


Details of the Exam

Name of the examination

Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test- CSSET 2022

Exam type

National level

Conducted by

Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati

Conducted for

B.Ed Sanskrit Course

Affiliated colleges

Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (New Delhi), Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth (New Delhi), and Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (Tirupati).

Mode of application


Exam mode


Exam duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Total marks obtain


Application fees(General)


Application fees(OBC/ SC/ ST/ PwD)


Official website


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CSSET Exam 2022 Important Dates

Through the gateway of CSSET 2022, admission seekers in B.Ed. program can get a scholastic opportunity to take admissions in several associated Sanskrit deemed universities or colleges in India. The important events related to Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test (CSSET 2022) are mention down below:

CSSET 2022 Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

Advertisement release

May 2022

Availability of application form

May 2022

Last date to submit an application form

June 2022

Availability of admit card

July 2022

Commencement of CSSET 2022 exam

August 2022

Declaration of results

August 2022

Counselling process

To be announced

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CSSET Exam 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

Eligible aspirants, who wish to pursue CSSET 2022 examination, must know the exam pattern and syllabus of the same. The prelims of CSSET 2022 will be conducted via offline mode and will contain two different parts- Part A and Part B. In Part A section, objective type questions will be asked in Sanskrit language in the subjects of general awareness and teaching aptitude, whereas, in Part B the complete exam will consist of subjective type questions in the English language.

Part A- (Objective Type Questions)





Proficiency in the Sanskrit Language

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)


2 Hours

Sanskrit Literature


Teaching Aptitude


General Awareness



160 marks

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Part B- (Subjective Type Questions)





Knowledge of Sanskrit linguistic Components

Descriptive Type


½ hour

Comprehension Test


Creative Writing



40 marks

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The medium of instruction for the exam will be Sanskrit only.

Latest CSSET Syllabus 2022 -

The complete details of the Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test (CSSET 2022) are described below -



Part A (Objective Type Paper)

Section A- Proficiency in Sanskrit Language

Suffix, Prakriya, Compound, Voice, Treaty, Karaka & Upapada Vibhakhti.

Section B- General Awareness

Indian Constitution States, Music Date, Indian & Western Historical Places, Environment, Important Days, Sanskrit Literature Language, Pain art Music, Human Rights, Science (Ancient), Contemporary Issues, Mathematical Reasoning, Human Rights, Human Relations, Indian Culture History, Drama Music, Population Capital, Literacy, Modern Awards, Sports, Literature & Science, Sanskrit Institutions on National Level, and Important World Conferences.

Section C- Teaching Aptitude

Educational Principles, Role of Teachers, Educational Commissions, Objectives of Education, Teaching Profession, Classroom Management, Educational Psychology, Educational Problems, Qualities of Teacher, Discipline, Ancient Education, History of Education, Assignment, Teaching Objectives, Life-Value Education, and Sentence about Education.

Section D- Sanskrit Literature

Puraṇa, Vaidika Vāṅmaya – Scope, Brāhmana, Āraṇyaka, Poets & Dramas, Upniṣad, Mahābhārat, Vedanta Darśana Philosophies, Prose and Champū,

Composers, Rāmāyana, Modern Compositions, Vaidika Vāṅmaya, Epics.

Part B (Descriptive Type Paper)

Proficiency in Sanskrit Language

Functional Grammar, Conversion of Lakāra, Selection of Viśiṣṭapada, Liṅga, Usage of Pronoun on the place of Noun, Adjective and Verb, Conversion of Voice, Selection of Nominative, Vāchya, Selection of Upmāna Upmeya, Selection of Avyayapada,  Vachana, Answering after reading given Poetic metre, Answering after reading given paragraph, Writing of a Paragraph of approximately 50 words on a subject from the given options.

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CSSET 2022 Complete Latest Syllabus - Click Here

CSSET Exam 2022 Eligibility

In order to apply online for the scheme, an apprentice must fulfil the basic eligibility norm as described below-

Age Limit:

  • A student must have completed the age group of 20 years as of 1st October 2022. For the exam, no age relaxation scheme will be offered to the applicants of the exam.

Academic Background:

  • A student must have got a minimum aggregate score of 50% marks in B.A with Sanskrit/ Shastri or Acharya/ MA (Sanskrit) from a recognized university in India.
  • For SC/ ST/ PwD category students, they need to secure at least 45% at the graduation or PG level.

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CSSET Exam 2022 Application Process

The Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, New Delhi invites the auspicious students for CSSET 2022 exam through online mode. The complete steps of the application process are given below:

  • Visit the official website of the CSSET 2022 Exam.
  • After this, enter your personal details such as Name, DOB, Mobile Number, Email Id and other details to get the user id and password for the application form.
  • Re-Login into your account using the same user Id and password details.
  • Once you open the application form, start filling your form and upload all the necessary scanned images.
  • After this, pay the application fee and submit your entry.

CSSET 2022 Application Fee

The application fee can be done via online mode only. Students can pay the application fee by using Credit/ Debit/ Net Banking mode. The application fee details are as under:


Application Fee

General/ Unreserved/ Other categories

₹ 1500/-

OBC/ SC/ ST/ PwD categories

₹ 1200/-

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A late fee of ₹ 300 will be charged.

CSSET Exam 2022 Other Details

CSSET 2022 Exam Centres

The Shiksha Sasri (B.Ed.) entrance exam 2022 will be conducted at the following centres:


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CSSET 2022 Availability of Seats

The CSSET exam is conducted for admission to the following colleges. The details of seats in each college are as under:

Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test (CSSET 2022)


Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth Tirupati


Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi


Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, Katwaria Sarai, New Delhi


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CSSET 2022 Admit Card

The CSSET 2022 Admit Cards will be issued 15 days before the exam. In order to download the admit card for the 2022 session, applicants have to enter their application number and DOB and start downloading their admit card. Here are the steps to download:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on the ‘Click here to Download Hall Tickets for Shiksha Shastri (B.Ed.) CSSET - 2022.
  • You will be redirected to the Login window.
  • Enter your Application Number and Date of Birth. Click the ‘Submit’ button.
  • The hall ticket will appear on the screen.
  • Check all the details carefully and download the same.

Details mentioned in the CSSET 2022 Admit Card are as under:

  • Applicant’s name
  • Roll number
  • Test date, venue, and time
  • Photograph and signature of the candidate

CSSET 2022 Results

Students can check their CSSET 2022 Exam Results on the official website. A candidate who passes the exam with high scores is eligible to take admissions in affiliated colleges of the CSSET 2022 exam.

CSSET 2022 Counselling

The counselling process of the CSSET 2022 exam will be held in three rounds. The counselling process will commence once results are declared. Candidates are advised to check the site regularly and stay updated with all the latest information about the CSSET 2022 exam. At the time of counselling round students have to present with several important documents as presented below-

  • Attested copies of the mark sheet of Class XII has to be submitted
  • Admit Card CSSET 2022
  • Qualifying exam degree/mark sheet
  • Mark Sheet of Class XII
  • Scorecard CSSET 2022
  • Permanent Residence of Tripura Certificate (PRTC)
  • Category certificate (if applicable)

Shiksha Shastri Programme Fee -

The fee details for pursuing Shiksha Shastri program from Rashtriya Vidyapeetha, Tirupati are as follows:

Course Year

Fee Amount

First Year

₹ 5000/-

Second Year

₹ 5000/-

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Tuition Fee: “Education is free, but for other expenditure, a candidate will have to pay fees at the time of admission as per rules of the Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati.”

Other Expenditures: “For whatever miscellaneous expenditure is to be done on matters related to training activities have to be borne by the student.”

Hostel with Mess Facilities: “Hostel with mess facilities are available for eligible students. Apart from program admission fee, hostel and mess fees are separate.”

CSSET 2022 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

The CSSET exam is conducted for admission to B.Ed. program in Sanskrit. Here are the frequently asked questions related to the exam.

Q. What is CSSET?

A. CSSET stands for Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test. It is a national level entrance test conducted for scholastic students who wish to pursue a B.Ed. degree in Sanskrit subject from the eminent institutes of India.

Q: When will the application form become available?

A. The application forms will be made available tentatively from May 2022 onwards.

Q: What will be the mode of application submission?

A. The applications will be submitted online mode.

Q. When will the CSSET 2022 exam be held?

A. The exam tentatively will be held in August 2022.

Q. Will the exam be held through online mode?

A. No. It will be held offline mode.

Q. What is the minimum eligibility norm for the CSSET 2022 Exam?

A. An applicant must have completed the age of 20 years as of 01st October 2022. Also, he/she must have completed their UG or PG in the same discipline (Sanskrit).

Q. What is the exam pattern?

A. The exam will be conducted via offline mode and consist of two parts- Part A and Part B.

Q: Which colleges accept the CSSET score?

A. The CSSET score is accepted by the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (New Delhi), Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth (New Delhi), and Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (Tirupati).