CSSET 2018 Exam is conducted in offline mode i.e. pen and paper based. It is organized in two parts i.e. Part A and Part B. Part A question paper is an objective type question paper whereas Part B is subjective type.
CSSET 2018 (Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test) exam is conducted every year by Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi. CSSET 2018 is conducted for the candidates seeking admission in B. Ed programs. Interested candidates can fill the application form from the month of January, 2018.
Given below is the important information highlighted for CSSET 2018 Exam.
|Exam Mode||Offline mode (Pen Paper Based)|
|Number of papers||2|
|Question Paper Type||Paper 1: MCQ Paper 2: Descriptive|
|Section in Part 1||4|
|CSSET 2018 Total Marks||Paper 1: 160 marks Paper 2: 40 marks|
|Exam duration||Paper 1: 2 hours Paper 2: 30 minutes|
CSSET 2018 is conducted in offline mode i.e. pen and paper mode. The question paper is of 200 marks to be attempted in 180 minutes. Part A comprises 160 marks whereas Part B comprises 40 marks. CSSET is divided in 2 parts i.e. Part A and Part B. Part A contains objective type questions. Part B contains descriptive type question paper. The question paper will only be available in Sanskrit language.
Paper 1 consists of four sections, each having 10 questions from each subject. The questions will be of objective type. The question paper in Part A will consist of questions based on teaching aptitude, Sanskrit literature, general knowledge, mental ability and some questions to check proficiency in Sanskrit language. Each correct answer will be awarded 4 marks and there is no negative marking. If a single question is marked twice then it would be considered as a wrong answer.
Paper 2 comprises four questions to be answered descriptively. Each question carries 10 marks. Part B will contain the questions on creative writing, Sanskrit linguistic components and comprehension.
|Part A||10 X4 = 40 questions||40 x 4= 160 marks||Proficiency in Sanskrit Language General knowledge and mental ability Teaching Aptitude Sanskrit Literature|
|Part B||4 questions||4 x 10= 40 marks||Knowledge of Sanskrit linguistic components Comprehension test Creative Writing|
CSSET 2018 question paper is of 200 marks. Part A consist of 160 marks whereas Part B consist of 40 marks. Each question in part A carries equal marks in question paper. The candidates will be awarded 4 marks for every correct answer. Every question in Part B carries equal marks i.e. 10 marks for single answer. There is no negative marking in the question paper. There is no deduction of marks for an unattempt question.
Given below is the marking scheme of CSSET 2018:
|Part A||4 marks each|
|Part B||10 marks each|
|Section – A Sanskrit Language Proficiency – Scope||Treaty||Morphs of Words
Morphs of Verbs
Tap, Ṅīp, Ṅīṣ
|Kāraka & Upapada Vibhakti||Accusative Karma
|Inaccuracy in Spelling|
|Section B Testing of General knowledge – Scope||Indian Culture history
Paint art Music
Indian Constitution Stats
Sanskrit Literature Language
Indian & Western Historical Places
Modern Awards, Sports, Literature & Science
Important World Conferences
Sanskrit Institutions on National Level
|Mantal Ability – Scope||Arrangement of Alphabets
Arrangement of Numbers
Time, Day, Date, Hours
Time/Word in Mirror
Cause & effects, Part & Hall
Relationship of Basic & Based
Odd one out
Upcoming Number, Series
Meaningful Order of different Things
General Rational Statement
|Section – C Teaching Aptitude – Scope||Objectives of Education
Qualities of Teacher
Roll of Teacher
Sentience about Education
History of Education
|Section – D Sanskrit Literature – Scope||Vaidika Vāṅmaya - Scope
Poets & Dramas
Prose and Champū
|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 Upmeya
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
Books plays an important role in the life of students. Given below are some of the important books recommended for the candidates preparing for CSSET 2018 Exam.
|Madhya Pradesh Sanvida Shala Shikshak Patrta Pariksha Sanskrit||Upkar Prakashan|
|Rajasthan P.S.C. Adhyapak Sanskrit Pratiyogita Pariksha||Upkar Prakashan|
|Rajasthan Adhyapak Sanskrit Pariksha||Upkar Prakashan|
Given below are the important instruction for CSSET candidates should read to avoid any discrepancy:
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.