SAAT 2021 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test [SAAT]

SAAT - Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test

Siksha O Anusandhan (SOA), is a private autonomous university located at Bhubaneswar, Odisha , India. The university is composed of nine degree granting school and colleges and has almost 10,000 student body and growing. Many of SOA’s programs are nationally accredited for meeting the high standard of growing competition of today’s world. The academic programs include engineering, medicine, pharmacy, Business management, nursing, biotechnology, science, humanities, environment, Nano technology, material science, law as well as agriculture.

The whole of SOS institute, schools and departments are spread over 200 acre of lush green campus in the city of Bhubaneswar. The university has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with a very impressive score of 3.35 and an “A” grade. SOS is ranked 38 overall by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)

SAAT 2021 is a national level entrance test, conducted by Siksha O Anusandhan University every year to select talented and deserving students for admission in its principal institute. Siksha O Anusandhan offers under graduate as well as post graduate program I various fields of engineering, management, pharmacy, technology, nursing, law and many other various field as providing as one stop for educational purpose.

The application for SAAT 2021 will be released in the month of December 2020. Both application process and exam are online based, as they follow computer based program. This article will provide the important details of the SAAT 2021 such as eligibility criteria, Application form process, Admit card details, exam center and such.

SAAT Highlights:

Exam Name

Siksha O Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT)

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode



2 hours (120 Minutes)


SAAT 2020

Exam Level


Exam Type

UG and PG Entrance

Conducting Authority

Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University

Official website

SAAT 2021 Exam Date

Candidates interested to appear for SAAT 2021 are requested to be very familiar with all the important dates. It’s very important to keep keen track of essential important dates to the SAAT 2021 entrance exam and admission. Candidates are requested to find relevant dates for SAAT 2021, below in the mentioned table.


Dates (Tentative)

Release of SAAT 2021 online application form

December 2020

Last date of submission of SAAT 2021 application form

2nd week of April 2021

Availability of SAAT 2021 admit card

3rd week of April 2021

Date of SAAT 2021 exam

4th week of April 2021

Declaration of result of SAAT 2021

1st week of May 2021

Commencement of counseling for admission

2nd week of May 2021

SAAT 2021 Eligibility criteria

In order to apply for SAAT 2021 entrance test to get admission in different programs, candidates needs to meet certain eligibility criteria  given out by the college. The SAAT 2021 eligibility criteria include terms such as academic qualification, age limit, nationality, nature of exam to be qualified. To make it more convenient the eligibility process of different courses are stated down separately to make it more convenient:

The eligibility criteria for different under graduate course are stated neatly below in the table:




Candidate must have passed the 10+2 or equivalent exam with Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Informatics/ Statistics/ Technical Vocational subject as approved by appropriate authority

  Candidate must have passed from recognized board like cbse/isc or state board.

Candidate must have scored at least 45% marks in case of SC/ST/OBC 40% for SC/ ST/ OBC category can apply.       


The candidates should have passed the 10+2 exam with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology or any equivalent qualification as recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India.

Candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized state/ national board.

BHMCT- Hotel Management and Catering Technology

A pass in 10+2 exam in any discipline with at least 45% marks.

For SC/ ST/ OBC category 40% is required.

Candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized state/ national board.

B.Sc. in Nursing ( Basic Nursing)

The applicants need to pass their 10+2 exam with at least 45% marks (40% for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates) in aggregate of Physics, Chemistry & Biology taken together).

10+2 degree from a recognized national/state board.

A pass in English is  mandatory.

The lower age limit is 17 years as on 31.12.2019.

Post Basic B.Sc. in Nursing

The candidates should have passed GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery) exam, and registered with concerned State Nursing Council.


The candidates need to pass the 10+2 or equivalent in any stream.

10+2 from a recognized state/ National board.


The applicants who have passed the 10+2 or equivalent in any stream with Mathematics as a subject are eligible for SAAT 2019.

10+2 from a recognized state/ National board.

B.Sc. in Agriculture

The candidates who have cleared their 10+2 exam with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate (40% for SC/ ST/ PH categories), with PCM/ PCB/ PCMB subject combinations can apply.

Candidates must also pass in English 10+2 exam.

10+2 from a recognized state/ National board.

B.A. LLB. (Hons)/ B.B.A. LLB. (Hons)

Pass in 10+2 or equivalent in any stream with at least 45% marks.

40% for SC/ST and 42% for OBC.

10+2 from a recognized state/ National board


The Eligibility for Post Graduate program are stated below in the table, according to the the subject and course:




The candidates with a valid bachelor’s degree in the relevant field can apply.

For some branches, M.Sc. degree holders are eligible too.


The candidates having a bachelor’s degree in any field.

Candidate with at least 50% marks (45% SC/ ST/ OBC candidates) and have studied Mathematics at either +2 or +3 level are eligible.


Those who have passed B.Sc/ BA/ B.Com/ B.E./ B.Tech/ MBBS/ B.Pharm./ B.Sc. Agri./ BVSC/ BHMS/ BAMS/ BDS/ BPT/ BHMCT/ BBA/ BCA degree exam) are eligible for SAAT 2019.

Candidate with at least 50% marks (45% SC/ ST/ OBC candidates


B.Pharma with a minimum of 55% marks is required.

M.Sc. (Biotechnology/ Nanoscience & Nanotechnology/Medicinal & Aromatic Plants/ Molecular Biology)

Bachelor degree in Science/ Agriculture/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary/ Engineering & Technology/ Medicine (MBBS/ BDS)/ Physics (Hons)/ Chemistry (Hons)/ Mathematics (Hons) or equivalent.

Candidate with at least 50% marks for general cateogory.

45% for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates.

M.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)

Bachelor degree in Science Physics (Hons)/ Chemistry (Hons)/ Mathematics (Hons) or equivalent.

Canditate with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates).

M.Sc. (Chemical Biology & Drug Design)

B.Sc. with Chemistry (Hons)/ B.Tech in Chemical Engineering/ B.Pharm/ M.Pharma.

Candidate with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC category).

M.Sc. in Nursing

The applicants who have passed B.Sc. Nursing (Basic/ Post Basic) Degree with 55% aggregate from an Institution recognized by Indian Nursing Council.

Candidate with a minimum of one year experience either in teaching or clinical area after registration in respective

State Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife can also apply for SAAT 2019.

LLM - Latin Legum Magister

A bachelors’ degree specifically in the field of law is required.

M.Sc. (Agriculture)

Pass in B.Sc. (Agriculture/ Horticulture) with OGPA 6.5 (5.5 for SC/ ST/ PH) and GPA 7.0 (6.0 for SC/ ST/ PH) in concerned discipline on 10 point scale.

This minimum percentage of marks shall not be applicable to the candidate sponsored by State Government/ Central Government/ Nominee of ICAR.

Lower age limit is 21 years as on 31.07.2019.

MBA (Agribusiness)

A degree in B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.V.Sc. & A.H./ B.Tech. (Ag. Engg.)/ B.Tech. (Dairy Science/ Biotechnology)/ B.F.Sc./ B.Sc.(Forestry)/ BAMS/ B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Sc.(H.Sc.)/ B.Tech/ B.Sc./ B.Com./ BBA.

Canditate with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST/ PH candidates) .

55% for Graduate of Agriculture and allied subjects is required

SAAT 2021 Application Form & fees

The online filling of application form of SAAT 2021, will be available from December 2020 to the last week of March 2021. SAAT 2021 Application form will available through online mode and only the eligible candidates should apply. As there is no fee for filling application form of SAAT 2021, but there are few guidelines which are to be followed while filing application form, which are mentioned below in detail:

Step 1: Fill up your name, email and phone number carefully in the application form.

Step 2: After filling the specific information, candidate will receive One Time Password (OTP) at the given number and candidate should enter OTP to verify for next step.

Step 3: Once OTP is verified candidate login id will be created. Candidates can login to the portal to fill up the application form.

Step 4: Complete the application form carefully and provide all the important required information and submit it to the college.

Step 5: Download and print out your application form for future reference. The submitted application can be accessed through login account anytime by the candidate.

Step 6: The acknowledgement for successful submission of application form of the SAAT 2018 will be in sent to your Email Id.

Details required to register for SAAT 2021:

  • Applicant’s Name
  • Parents’ Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender (Male/Female)
  • Nationality
  • Caste Category
  • Communication Address
  • Permanent Address
  • Educational details

NOTE:  For applying for more than one course, candidates will have to fill the separate application form. Candidates are also required to upload the Scanned images of pass port size photograph and signature along with providing other details.

SAAT 2021 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

SAAT 2021 Exam Pattern

SAAT 2021 entrance test will be computer based test which takes place online at specific exam center. Candidates must be very familiar with the SAAT 2021 exam pattern. The details of exam pattern which will be followed in SAAT 2021 entrance exam is stated below:

Mode of SAAT 2021 Exam

Online Test- Computer Based Test.

Type of Questions asked

Multiple choice type questions will be asked in the exam.

Medium of SAAT 2021

English language.

No. of Questions

120 Questions

Duration of SAAT 2021

2 hours (120 minutes)

Marking Scheme Of SAAT 2021

For each correct answer 4 marks will be awarded.

Negative Marking of SAAT 2021

1 mark will be deducted for every answer.


The SAAT 2021 scores for seeking admission in each of the course differs from one another. Below mention table provide a complete details of the SAAT 2021 examination pattern for each courses.


Exam Sections (No. of Questions)


Physics: 40

Chemistry: 40

Mathematics: 40

Total: 120 

UG Medical

 Physics: 40

Chemistry: 40

Biology: 40

Total: 120


Reasoning: 20

Service Aptitude: 20

General English: 20

General Knowledge: 20

General Science: 20

Numerical Ability: 20

Total: 120 


English including Comprehension: 20

General Knowledge/ Current Affairs: 20

Elementary Numerical Aptitude: 20

Legal Aptitude/ Legal Awareness: 30

Logical Reasoning: 30

Total: 120 


Verbal Reasoning: 40

Analytical Reasoning: 40

General Knowledge:10

Comprehension: 15

Computer Fundamentals: 15

Total: 120 


Legal Theory: 20

Constitutional Law: 30

Criminal Law: 30

Law of Torts: 20

Law of Contracts: 20

Total: 120 

MCA (Lateral Entry)

 Mathematics: 60

Computer Fundamentals/ Operating Systems/ Programming Languages: 60

Total: 120

M.Tech (Lateral Entry)

Question will be based on streams pressured by the candidates.


SAAT 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus for SAAT 2021 examination depend on the course, the candidates is willing to take admission in. In the below mentioned table the syllabus for the under graduate course in engineering and medical domain are mentioned. Candidate willing to seek admission in other course, will have to thoroughly study the syllabus of their previous examination.




Physics And Measurement


Laws Of Motion

Work, Energy, And Power

Rotational Motion


Properties Of Solids And Liquids


Kinetic Theory Of Gases

Oscillations And Waves


Current Electricity

Magnetic Effects Of Current And Magnetism

Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Currents

Electromagnetic Waves

Dual Nature Of Matter And radiation

Atoms And Nuclei

Electronic Devices

Communication Systems


Physical Chemistry:

Some Basic Concepts In Chemistry

The States Of Matter

Atomic Structure

Chemical Bonding And Molecular Structure

Chemical Thermodynamics



Redox Reactions And Electrochemistry

Chemical Kinetics

Surface Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry:

Classification Of Elements And Periodicity In Properties

General Principles And Processes Of Isolation Of Metals

Hydrogen.S – Block Elements (Alkali And Alkaline Earth Metals)

P – Block Elements

D – And F – Block Elements

Co-Ordination Compounds

Environmental Chemistry

Organic Chemistry:

 Purification And Characterisation Of Organic Compounds

Some Basic Principles Of Organic Chemistry


Organic Compounds Containing Halogens

Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen

Organic Compounds





Chemistry In Everyday Life




Plant Cell

Complexities Of Plant Life

Morphology Of Angiosperms

Taxonomy Of Flowering Plants

Continuity Of Plant Life

Microorganisms And Diversities Of Plant Life

Processes In Plants

Environmental Biology

Botany And Human Welfare

Common Plant Diseases

Genetic Engineering And Biotechnology


Animal World

Diversity Of Life: Kingdom-Protasis

Multi Cellularity In Animals


Types Of Respiration

Digestive System

Types Of Circulation

Excretory Reproduction In Man

Control And Coordination In Man

Types Of Reproduction



Environmental Biology

Common Human Disease

Defence Mechanism Of Body

Wildlife Conservation


Sets, Relations, And Functions

Complex Numbers And Quadratic Equations

Matrices And Determinants

Permutations And Combinations

Mathematical Induction

Binomial Theorem And Its Simple Applications

Sequences And Series

Limit, Continuity, And Differentiability

Integral Calculus

Differential Equations

Coordinate Geometry

Three-Dimensional Geometry

Vector Algebra

Statistics And Probability


Mathematical Reasoning

SAAT 2021 Admit Card

  • The SAAT 2021 Hall Ticket will be issued only to the eligible candidates who have submitted their online application forms complete in all aspects, on or before the last date as specified.
  • The SAAT 2021 Admit Card will contain name, photograph, program applying for, subject, address of the candidate, address of the Test Centre allotted and test schedule.
  • SAAT 2021 Hall ticket can be downloaded through candidate’s personal login.
  • The SAAT 2021 Admit Card once received should be carefully examined by the candidate. If any error is noticed it should be immediately brought to the notice of the Director of Admissions.
  • No candidate will be permitted to attend the test without a valid SAAT 2021 Hall Ticket. The SAAT 2021 Admit Card should be presented to the invigilators for verification while entering the exam hall.
  • Candidate must not tamper or make any changes with the SAAT Hall Ticket or alter any entry made therein after it has been authenticated.
  • The SAAT Hall Ticket is not transferable to any other person. Impersonation is a punishable offence.
  • The SAAT Hall Ticket is a very important document and it should be preserved and produced at the time of counseling and admission.
  • Candidates are requested to preserve their SAAT admit card till the admission process is over.

NOTE: Hall Ticket not received due to application being incomplete: SOA University does not take any responsibility to inform candidates whose applications are incomplete.

How to download SAAT 2021 Admit Card:

Step 1: Visit the official website or click on the link.

Step 2: On the home page click on download the hall ticket.

Step 3: Once the new window opens, enter the login details such as application number & mobile number and submit the details.

Step 4: SAAT 2021 admit card will appear on the screen in PDF format.

Step 5: Take a printout of it and keep it safe for future references.

SAAT 2021 Results & Score Card

SAAT 2021 Result will be announced on its official website tentatively during the 1st week of May. A separate merit list will be prepared for different course applied by the candidates through SAAT 2020. Each qualified candidates will be given a rank card on the merit basis and the candidate counseling will take place and they will be provided course and college. For final admissions, the candidates will have to report at the allotted institutes and will also have to get their documents verified by the officials of the university.

Steps to check SAAT 2021 results:

Step 1: Visit the Siksha O Anusandhan official website.

Step 2: Click on the ‘Result’ option on the home page.

Step 3: Fill the application number in the opened new tab.

Step 4: Fill the application number in the space provided and then click on the submit button.

Step 5: SAAT 2021 result will be displayed on the screen in the form of a scorecard.

Step 6: Download the SAAT 2021 scorecard for future references.

Details mentioned on SAAT 2021 Score Card:

  • Applicant’s Name
  • Parent’s Name
  • Roll Number
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Subject wise marks
  • Total marks obtained

SAAT 2021 Counselling & Admission

From the second week of May 2021, SAAT 2021 counseling registration will be begin. All the selected candidates have to submit documents for verification. Candidates can get admission, through NEET score into medical and dental courses in SOA College and in B.Tech courses through JEE Main score and SAAT 2021 score. Candidates have to submit the correct document for verification and if found incorrect their application will be cancelled. Candidates will be allotted seat according to their basis of rank, filled choices, availability of seats, category and merit.


Exams Accepted

SOA Campus 1

SAAT 2021 and JEE Main 2021

SOA Campus 2 and Campus 4

SAAT 2021


SAAT 2021 Seat Allotment:

  • The seat allotment for the admission will be done post verification of the documents.
  • The admission seats will be allotted based on the candidates SAAT 2021 score or merit rank.
  • Candidates can download the SAAT 2021 seat allotment letter through online mode and later can visit the campus for document verification process.
  • The seat at SOA will be confirmed only post payment of the admission fee.

Documents required for SAAT 2021 Counselling:

  • SAAT Scorecard or JEE Main Rank Card
  • Class 10 Mark sheet and Certificate
  • Class 12 Mark sheet and Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate or School/College Leaving Certificate (in original)
  • Migration Certificate in original (if available).
  • PH certificate (if applicable)
  • Five color passport size photograph

List of SAAT 2021 examination centres

Siksha O Anusandhan (SOA) has set up its SAAT 2021 examination centers in around 16 state across the country. The SAAT 2021 exam center is been established in 33 different cities and candidates applying for the entrance exam can choose the examination centers based on their nearby location.

















Madhya Pradesh








Tamil Nadu








Andhra Pradesh


Uttar Pradesh






West Bengal