Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha CSSET & CSAET 2018 Entrance Test

CSSET BEd Entrance Test 2018

CSSET 2018 Entrance Exam

The Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati invites application for admission to BEd Program through Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test ( CSSET ). for the academic year 2018 – 2019.

CSSET 2018 Eligibility

Educational Qualification

Shastri or B.A. ( With Sanskrit ) in 10+2+3 Scheme and / or M.A. ( Sanskrit ) / Acharya or equivalent traditional degree from any University or recognised examining body having obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent grade. (or)

The students who have passed Shastri / B.A. ( With Sanskrit ) Two year course from any University or recognised examining body should have secured at least 50% marks in the aggregate and or have passed Acharya 1st year /M.A. ( Skt ) 1st year / Setu ( Bridge course ) / Vidwanmadhyama / Vidwaduttama examination. For the eligibility of 50% Shastri / B.A. ( with Skt. ) marks only will be considered.

Eligibility conditions for candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC / Person with Disability categories will be 45% marks in the qualifying examinations as mentioned in Para (1) & (2) above. Other conditions, however, will remain the same.

The proof of having passed the qualifying examination should submit at the time of admission. 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 cancelled.

Age limit

A candidate seeking admission to Shiksha Shastri Course must have completed 20 years of age on or before 1st October, 2018. No age relaxation will be permitted.

CSSET 2018 Exam Pattern

The Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test ( CSSET ) will consist of question paper in two parts. Part ‘A’ and Part ‘B’

Part – A

Time – 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

Total Marks : 160

CSSET Part ‘A’ will comprise of Multiple choice questions. The first part will have following four sections.

  • Proficiency in Sanskrit Language : 40 marks
  • General Knowledge & Mental Ability : 40 marks
  • Teaching Aptitude : 40 marks
  • Sanskrit Literature : 40 marks

Part B

Time – 12:10 PM to 12:40 PM

Total Marks : 40

The Second part will be of writing Sanskrit language based questions.

  • Knowledge of Sanskrit linguistic Components : 10 marks
  • Comprehension Test : 20 marks
  • Creative Writing : 10 marks

CSSET 2018 Application Form

The Application form will be available from the official websites of Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati, Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi and Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, New Delhi.

Online application fee Rupee 1200/- must be submitted through online only.

Do not send any examination fee other entrance test fee.

The candidates will need to pay an additional processing charge ( as per policy of Banks ) of Credit / Debit / Online Banking to pay Online application fee.

CSSET 2018 Exam Centres

S.NoExam CentersS.NoExam Centers
1AGARTALA12JAMMU
2BENGALURU13KOLKATA
3BHOPAL14LUCKNOW
4BHUBANESHWAR15MUMBAI
5CHANDIGARH16MUZAFFARPUR
6CUTTACK17PURI
7DELHI18SHIMLA
8DEVPRAYAG19THRISSUR
9HAMIRPUR20TIRUPATI
10COMBINED HARIDWAR21VARANASI
11JAIPUR

CSSET 2018 Selection Process

Admission to Shiksha Shastri Course will be through written entrance test called Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test ( CSSET ). All candidates seeking admission to the programme must apply on prescribed online application. All eligible candidates will be required to appear for written test.

While applying online application, each candidate is directed to mention his / her choice in maximum preference order for admission in Sansthan Campuses or Vidyapeethas. The mentioned same choice preference order will be followed for admission in Sansthan Campuses or Vidyapeethas. In case of non-availability of seats in the desired Campus / Vidyapeetha, the admission may be given in any one of the Campuses / Vidyapeethas according to merit. Merit-lists for admission will be prepared in All India level and university wise.

The information for successful candidates will be uploaded on website.

CSSET 2018 Important Dates

S.NoEventsDates
1Date of Advertisement10th January, 2018
2Date of Online Applications Start15th January, 2018
3Last date of Online Applications10th March, 2018
( By 5:30 PM )
4Last date of paying fee through Online10th March, 2018
( By 5:30 PM )
5Entrance Examination Date20th May, 2018
6Declaration of Results18th June, 2018
71st Counseling for Shiksha Shastri ( B.Ed ) & Shiksha Acharya ( M.Ed ) programmes28th June, 2018 to
6th July, 2018
82nd and 3rd Counseling Shiksha Shastri ( B.Ed ) & Shiksha Acharya ( M.Ed ) programmes9th July, 2018 onwards
9Counseling for Vidyavaridhi ( PhD )
programme
1st or 2nd week of August, 2018

CSAET MEd Entrance Test 2018

CSAET 2018 Entrance Test

The Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati invites application for admission to MEd Program through Combined Shiksha Acharya Entrance Test ( CSAET ) at specified centres in different parts of the country for the academic year 2018 – 2019.

CSAET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

  • This programme is of Two years. Those students who have passed Shastri / B.A. ( Skt. ) / equivalent degree and / or Acharya / M.A. ( Skt. ) / equivalent degree and Shiksha Shastri / B.Ed.( With Sanskrit Teaching ) with 50% of marks from any recognized University are eligible. For candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe / Other Backward Caste ( OBC ) / Person with disability ( PwD ) categories, 5% relaxation will be allowed in the minimum pass percentage required for admission.
  • At least 50% marks in both theory and practical papers separately and 50% marks in the aggregate are required in Shiksha Shastri. / B.Ed. ( With Sanskrit Teaching ).
  • For candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe / Person with disability ( PwD ) categories, 5% relaxation will be allowed in the minimum pass percentage required for admission 45% in each section ( Theory & Practical ) and 45% in aggregate.
  • Admission to Shiksha Acharya ( M.Ed. ) programme will be given on the basis of prescribed reservations by the Govt. of India and in order of merit of the combined Shiksha Acharya ( M.Ed. ) Entrance Test 2018.

Age limit

A candidate seeking admission to Shiksha Acharya programme must have completed 22 years of age on or before 1st October, 2018. No age relaxation will be permitted.

CSAET 2018 Number of seats

Reservation of seats

Out of the total number of seats in Shiksha Acharya, reservation as per rules of the Government of India will be applicable as indicated below

  • For candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste – 15%
  • For candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe – 7.5%
  • For Other Backward Classes ( OBC ) as per Central Govt. List – 27%

Note

In case of non – availability of OBC candidates the seats will be filled up from the General Category candidates as per the directives of UGC / GOI.

  • For Person with Disability ( PwD ) – 3%
  • For children / widows of Armed Forces Personnel disabled / killed during the war / Hostilities ( Clear mentioning of disability / Death is essential in the certificate ) – 3%
  • For sportsmen ( For participating at National / International level competitions ) – only 2%

CSAET 2018 Exam pattern

The Combined Shiksha Acharya Entrance Test ( CSAET ) will consist of question paper in two parts. Part ‘A’ and Part ‘B’.

Part A

  • For each question, four choices of the answers shall be provided.
  • Out of those, only one will be the correct answer. Only one correct answer is to be marked like ( ) in OMR sheet.
  • If more than one answer is marked for any question, it will be treated as invalid and no mark will be awarded for such an answer.
  • All the questions will be in Sanskrit.
( Objective Type Questions )
( Time 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM )Max. Marks 100
( a )Sanskrit Language Competency25
( b )Educational Psychology25
( c )General Knowledge related to Education25
( d )Teaching of Sanskrit25

Part B

( Subject Based Questions )
( Time 11:40 A.M. to 12:40 P.M. )Max. Marks 50
( a )Linguistic components of Sanskrit10
( b )Outline of prose / poetry lesson plans10
( c )Action research Project on a given topic20
( d )Preparing a balanced question paper on a given subject10

CSAET 2018 Application form

How to apply

  • Application form will be available at the websites http://rsvpcet.in ( or ) http://rsvidyapeetha.ac.in ( or ) www.sanskrit.nic.in ( or ) www.slbrsv.ac.in
  • Last date for applying online is 10th March, 2018.
  • The online applications filled after the last date will not be accepted.
  • Only eligible candidates in CSAET will be admitted in order of merit.
  • This merit list will be valid for the year 2018 only.

Application fee

  • The payment of registration and processing fee ( Rupee1200/- ) should be  made by online payment gateway ( like credit / debit card / net banking ).
  • Bank Charges applicable as per the payment option selected by you.
  • The fee paid by the applicant is non – refundable.

CSAET 2018 Exam centres

The allotment of the centre for examination shall be done as per information given by the student. Once the centre for examination is allotted, it will not be changed. The candidate has to appear at the allotted centre only.

S.No.Exam CentreS.No.Exam CentreS.No.Exam Centre
1.Shimla8.Bengaluru15.Tirupati
2.Hamirpur9.Thrissur16.Agartala
3.Chandigarh10.Jaipur17.Puri
4.Delhi11.Kolkata18.Cuttack
5.Lucknow12.Muzaffarpur19.Bhubaneshwar
6.Varanasi13.Mumbai20.Jammu
7.Haridwar14.Bhopal21.Devprayag

CSAET 2018 Selection process

  • Admission to Shiksha Acharya programme will be through written entrance test called Combined Shiksha Acharya Entrance Test ( CSAET ).
  • All candidates seeking admission to the programme must apply on prescribed online application. All eligible candidates will be required to appear for written test.
  • Admit cards for appearing in the CSAET will be uploaded on Vidyapeetha / Sansthan websites. While applying online application, each candidate is directed to mention his / her choice in maximum preference order for admission in Sansthan Campuses or Vidyapeethas.
  • The mentioned same choice preference order will be followed for admission in Sansthan Campuses or Vidyapeethas.
  • In case of non – availability of seats in the desired Campus / Vidyapeetha, the admission may be given in any one of the Campuses / Vidyapeethas according to merit.
  • Merit – lists for admission will be prepared in All India level and university wise. The information for successful candidates will be uploaded on website.

CSAET 2018 Exam Syllabus

Competency in Sanskrit Language – 25 Marks

  • Maheshwara Sutras ( Pratyahara Nirmanam )
  • Sandhi
  • Compounds
  • Case – endings and upa – pada case – endings
  • Kridant suffixes
  • Taddhit suffixes
  • Tenses
  • Causal and desiderative suffixes
  • Change of voice

Educational psychology – 25 Marks

  • Definitions of Psychology
  • Schools of Psychology
  • Age wise characteristics of a child
  • Learning concepts, Characteristics
  • Motivation – Characteristics, Techniques, Devices
  • Intelligence – Theories, measurement, testing intelligence
  • Personality meaning, nature and measuring
  • Mental Health
  • Special Children
  • Statistics

General knowledge Related to Education – 25 Marks

  • Educational Institutes RSV Tirupati, SLBSRSV, RSkS – Delhi, MHRD, UGC, NCTE, NCERT, NUEPA, ICSSR, DIET, etc..
  • Indian Constitution
  • NCF School Education 2005
  • NCF Teacher Education 2009
  • Educational Policy
  • Problems of Education
  • Types of Education
  • Teacher – Education, in – service training
  • Various Education commissions
  • Core – curriculum
  • Distance Education
  • Environment Education
  • National Literacy Mission.
  • Adult-Education-Institutions
  • Action Research
  • RUSA
  • RMSA
  • UEE
  • Value Education

Teaching of Sanskrit – 25 Marks

  • Teaching of Sanskrit
  • Various approaches
  • Concept of Text book
  • Teaching Methods – objectives, steps
  • Audio – visual Aids
  • Co – curricular activities
  • Steps of lesson plan
  • Evaluation

Important Dates for CSAET 2018

S NoEventDate
1Advertisement10th Januray, 2018
2Date of Online Applications Start15th January, 2018
3Last date of Online Applications10th March, 2018
4Last date of paying fee through Online10th March, 2018
5Download of Admit Card from25th April, 2018
6Entrance Examination Date20th May, 2018
7Declaration of Results18th June, 2018
81st Counseling for Shiksha Shastri ( B.Ed ) & Shiksha Acharya ( M.Ed ) programmes28th June to 6th July, 2018
92nd and 3rd Counseling Shiksha Shastri ( B.Ed ) & Shiksha Acharya ( M.Ed ) programmes9th July, 2018 onwards
10Counseling for Vidyavaridhi ( Ph.D. )
programme
1st or 2nd week of August, 2018

Contact Details

Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha,
( Deemed University )
Qutub Institutional Area,
New Delhi – 110 016,
Telephone No. : ( 91 ) 011 – 46060606, ( 91 ) 011 – 46060606,
Fax No. : ( 91 ) 011 – 26533512 / 26520255,
Website : www.slbsrsv.ac.in.

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