SAAT Exam: 2020 Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test [SAAT]

About Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test:

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT), a national level entrance test is conducted by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University every year to select bright students from different parts of our country. The test is being conducted for different programs offered in different constituent institutes / schools of the university. SAAT,  the seventh edition of this entrance test, will be held on 9th May (Saturday) at 65 centers across 46 cities of India. The test is primarily a multiple choice type written test and the standard of the test is comparable with any other national level entrance test. Short listed candidates will be called to attend an open counselling for admission into various programmes of the university. Another feature of this entrance test is that the candidates with diploma in engineering/ technology/ pharmacy and hotel management are eligible for admission into regular courses under lateral entry scheme through SAAT.

Eligibility Criteria:

For Bachelor Degree Programmes :
B.Tech. / Dual Degree in Engineering / Dual Degree in Management :
Pass or appearing (in the year) at 10+2 or  equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects : Chemistry / Computer Science / Information Technology /Biotechnology / Biology / Informatics / Statistics or any other subject as approved by appropriate authority, by securing atleast 50% marks taken together in the subjects mentioned.
Pass in Diploma in Engineering / Technology with less than 60% marks in aggregate.
For Master Degree Programmes:
a) M.Tech.
Pass or appearing in B.E. / B.Tech / AMIE /MCA/M.Sc. in the respective discipline or equivalent. Candidates having MCA and M.Sc. (Maths) degree are eligible for M.Tech in Comp. Sc. & Data Processing.
 Candidates with M.Sc. (Electronics) are eligible for M.Tech. In Electronics & Communication Engineering and M.Tech. in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering. M.Sc. in Computer Science and IT are eligible for M.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering and CS & IT respectively.
 A candidate with B.Tech. (Environmental / Chemical / Civil / Mechanical / Metallurgy) or M.Sc. (Environmental Science / Chemistry / Biotechnology / Geology / Life Science / Botany / Zoology) is eligible for M.Tech. in Environmental Science & Technology. For M.Tech. Material Science & Technology candidate must have M.Sc. (Physics) / M.Sc. (Chemistry) / B.Tech. (Electronics & Communication Engg.) / B.Tech (Electrical Engg.) For M.Tech. in Biotechnology, candidates having B.Tech./B.E. in Biotechnology or related fields / M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Life Science or equivalent / MBBS / B.Pharm./B.V.Sc. with Biology as a subject at +2 level are eligible. For admission to M.Tech, candidates have to pass the qualifying examination with atleast 50% marks.
GATE qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test, but they have to submit the filled up form.
Admission into M.Tech. programmes will be done on the basis of performance in SAAT or valid GATE score and personal interview taken together. After the interview, the merit list prepared by the Board members will be final.
b) MCA
Pass or appearing (in the year) at three year Bachelor Degree in any discipline from any recognized University with atleast 50% of marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC Category) having Mathematics at 10+2 level or at +3 level.
Candidates having Business mathematics at +2 or +3 level are not eligible.

Schedule of the Exam:

Commencement of the application form
Last week of December
Last date of the application form
In the first week of April
Release of the admit card
In the third week of April
Exam date
In the month of May
Declaration of result
In the last week of May
Commencement of counselling
In the first week of June

Exam Pattern:

  • The SAAT is the offline examination.
  • It is further divided into three sections namely physics, chemistry and math.
  • There are 120 questions in total.
  • The entire exam is of 480 marks as each correct fetches 4 marks for the candidate.
  • Total time duration is 3 hours.
  • The penalty of 1 mark for the wrong answer is applied.
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