CSSET 2020 Exam - Revised Exam Dates, Application Process, Eligibility and Syllabus


Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati has released the admit cards for the Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test 2020 at the official website. Candidates who have applied for the exam can download the admit card from the official website. The institute has also revised the examination date for CSSET B.Ed. 2020 exam. The exam is now scheduled to be held 28th October 2020. For complete details about the CSSET exam 2020, check out the complete article.

“Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test 2020 is meant for admission to Shiksha Shastri (B.Ed.) programme in the Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati only” as per the official notification.

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. 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.

CSSET 2020 Latest Notification - Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati has released the admit cards for the CSSET 2020 entrance exam. Candidates can download the same from the official website. The revised date for the exam has been announced by the University. The exam will be held on 28th October 2020. Earlier, it was scheduled on 17th May 2020.

CSSET 2020 Exam Overview -

Before getting into the eligibility criteria section, students are advised to look at the exam overview section of CSSET 2020 examination.


Details of the Exam

Name of the examination

Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test- CSSET 2020

Exam type

National level

Conducted by

Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati

Conducted for

B.Ed Sanskrit Course

Affiliated colleges under

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

₹ 1500

Official website



Near, LIC Road, Balaji Colony, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh 517507

CSSET Exam 2020 Important Dates

Through the gateway of CSSET 2020, 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 2020) are mention down below:


CSSET 2020 (Important Dates)

Advertisement release

13th January 2020

Availability of application form

20th January 2020

Last date to submit an application form

11th March 2020

Last date for paying the online application fee

8th March 2020

Last date for filling online application fee with fine

11th March 2020

Editing in applications

14th to 18th March 2020

Change in the examination centre

18th to 27th September 2020

Availability of admit card

10th October 2020

Commencement of CSSET 2020 exam

28th October 2020

Declaration of results

To be announced

1st round of CSSET 2020 Counselling Process

To be announced

2nd round of CSSET 2020 Counselling Process

To be announced

3rd round of CSSET 2020 Counselling Process

To be announced

CSSET Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

Eligible aspirants, who wish to pursue CSSET 2020 examination, must know the exam pattern and syllabus of the same. The prelims of CSSET 2020 will be conducted via offline mode and will contain two different parts- Part A and Part B. In Part A section, an 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 question 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 instrcution of the exam will be Sanskrit only.

CSSET Syllabus 2020 -

The complete details of the Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test (CSSET 2020) 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.

CSSET 2020 Complete Latest Syllabus - Click Here

CSSET Exam 2020 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 on 1st October 2020. 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.

Recommended Books for CSSET Exam 2020

CSSET Exam 2020 Application Process

The Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, New Delhi invites the auspicious students for CSSET 2020 exam through online mode. The complete set of the application process is given below:

  • Visit the official website of CSSET 2020 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 2020 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:


Appication Fee

General/ Unreserved/ Other categories

₹ 1500/-

OBC/ SC/ ST/ PwD categories

₹ 1200/-

Late fee of ₹ 300 will be charged.

Other Details

CSSET 2020 Exam Centres

The Shiksha Sasri (B.Ed.) entrance exam 2020 will be conducted at the following centres:


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CSSET 2020 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 2020)


Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth Tirupati


Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi


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


However, as per the official notification, this year’s examination is being conducted for admission to the Shiksha Shastri programme in the Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tripura only. The seat details are as under:

Name of the University

Availiability of Seats

Rashtirya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati


CSSET 2020 Admit Card

The CSSET 2020 Admit Cards were issued on 10th October 2020. In order to download the admit card for the 2020 session, applicants have to enter their application number and DOB and start downloading their admit card. Here are the steps to donwload:

  • Visit the official website - http://rsvpcet.in.
  • Click on the ‘Click here to Download Hall Tickets for Shiksha Shastri (B.Ed.) SSET - 2020.
  • 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 2020 Admit Card are as under:

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

CSSET 2020 Results

Students can check their CSSET 2020 Exam Results on the official website. The exact exam dates are not announced yet. A candidate who passes the exam with the high-achieving scores is eligible to take admissions in affiliated colleges of CSSET 2020 exam.

CSSET 2020 Counselling

The counselling round of CSSET 2020 exam will be held in three rounds which will be conducted in the month of July and August this year. Candidates are advised to check this page regularly and stay updated with all the latest information about the CSSET 2020 exam. At the time of counselling round students have to present with several important documents as presented below-

  • Attested copies of mark sheet of Class XII has to be submitted
  • Admit Card CSSET 2020
  • Qualifying exam degree/mark sheet
  • Mark Sheet of Class XII
  • Scorecard CSSET 2020
  • Permanent Residence of Tripura Certificate (PRTC)
  • Category certificate (if applicable)

Shiksha Shastri Programme Fee -

The fee detials for pursuing Shiksha Shastri programme from Rashtriya Vidyapeetha, Tirupati are as follows:

Course Year

Fee Amount

First Year

₹ 5000/-

Second Year

₹ 5000/-

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 programme admission fee, hostel and mess fees are separate.”

CSSET 2020 Exam FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

The CSSET exam is conducted for admission to B.Ed. programme 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 the scholastic students who wish to pursue B.Ed in Sanskrit subject from the eminent institutes of India.

Q: When will the application form become available?

A. The application forms were made available from 20th January 2020 onwards.

Q: What will be the mode of application submission?

A. The applications will be submitted through online mode.

Q. When will the CSSET 2020 exam be held?

A. According to the officials, the exam will be conducted on 28th October 2020 and the result date for the same has not been announced yet.

Q. Will the exam be held through online mode?

A. The CSSET 2020 exam will be held through online mode. Generally, the exam is held through offline mode.

Q. What is the minimum eligibility norm for the CSSET 2020 Exam?

A. An applicant must have completed the age of 20 years as on 01st October 2020. 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).