SAAT 2021: Updates, Application, Dates, Syllabus, Eligibility & Admit Card

Are you all set to crack SAAT exam this year? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, we will have an in-depth analysis of SAAT 2021 exam.

SAAT 2021

In this post, readers will find the following details – SAAT 2021 schedule, dates, eligibility, application process, syllabus, exam pattern, admit card, result, counseling and admission process. In short, this post contains all the important details that you need to know about SAAT exam.

 

SAAT stands for Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test. This exam is conducted by SOA (Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University). Come, let us take a quick look at the test-overview:

Name of the entrance exam:SAAT (Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test)
Conducted by:SOA (Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University)
Mode of application:Online
Level:University (SOA University)
Frequency:Conducted once in a year
Purpose:Admission into UG & PG programs
Mode of examination:Online & Offline
Medium (language) of examination:English
Duration:2 hours
Number of questions:120
Marking scheme:4 marks per question
Negative marking scheme:Yes (-1 mark for each incorrect answer)
Nature of questions asked:MCQs

 

SAAT is a university level entrance examination. This exam is conducted each year by SOA. The main aim of this exam is to facilitate admission of eligible candidates into UG and PG level courses at colleges affiliated to SOA.

 

SAAT will help a candidate gain admission into multiple UG and PG level programs. Let us check out those programs –

 

SAAT: Courses offered

UG level programs include –

  • B.Tech.
  • Integrated B.Tech.
  • B.Pharm.
  • BHMCT
  • B.Sc. Agriculture
  • B.Sc. Nursing (Basic and Post Basic)
  • Integrated LL.B.
  • BBA

 

PG level programs include –

  • M.Tech.
  • MCA
  • MBA
  • MHA
  • MHM
  • MTTM
  • M.Pharm.
  • M.Sc. Nursing
  • LL.M.

 

If you want to pursue any one of the above mentioned programs from colleges affiliated to SOA University, you may appear for SAAT exam. Our SAAT guide consists of 6 sections –

  1. Section 1: SAAT schedule and dates
  2. Section 2: Eligibility criteria
  3. Section 3: Application form
  4. Section 4: Syllabus and exam pattern
  5. Section 5: Admit card
  6. Section 6: Result, counseling and admission process

 

Let us check out section 1 –

 

SAAT 2021 Schedule & Important Dates

EventDate
Online application process to start on1st or 2nd week of December, 2020
Last date to apply online3rd or 4th week of March, 2021
Admit card to be released on1st week of April, 2021
Date of examinationStarts on 2nd week of April, 2021
Counseling process to start on1st week of May, 2021

 

SOA University is known to entertain application forms from eligible candidates only. Eligibility criteria may vary from one course to another.

 

SAAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

In order to be considered eligible to apply for SAAT, one must fulfill certain requirements. These requirements are both academic and non-academic in nature. Eligibility criteria may vary from one course to another too!

 

Let us take a closer look at SAAT eligibility criteria –

 

For B.Tech. or Integrated (Dual Degree) B.Tech. admission

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – passed 12th Science or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects from a recognized board.
  • Candidates appearing in 12th board final exam are also eligible to apply for this test. They must be able to provide proof of passing 12th board at the time of counseling or admission.

 

For B.Pharm. admission

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – passed 12th or equivalent with Physics, English, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology subjects from a recognized board.
  • Candidates appearing in 12th board final exam are also eligible to apply for this test. They must be able to provide proof of passing 12th board at the time of counseling or admission.

 

For BHMCT admission

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – passed 12th (any stream) from a recognized board.
  • Candidates appearing in 12th board final exam are also eligible to apply for this test. They must be able to provide proof of passing 12th board at the time of counseling or admission.

 

For B.Sc. Agriculture admission

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – passed 12th Science with any one of the following subject combinations – PCM/PCB/PCMB – from a recognized board.
  • Candidates appearing in 12th board final exam are also eligible to apply for this test. They must be able to provide proof of passing 12th board at the time of counseling or admission.

 

For B.Sc. Nursing (Basic) admission

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – passed 12th Science with Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects from a recognized board.
  • Candidates appearing in 12th board final exam are also eligible to apply for this test. They must be able to provide proof of passing 12th board at the time of counseling or admission.

 

For B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) admission

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – completed GNM course. Candidate must also be registered with relevant State nursing council.
  • Candidates appearing in 12th board final exam are also eligible to apply for this test. They must be able to provide proof of passing 12th board at the time of counseling or admission.

 

For integrated law admission

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – passed 12th (any stream) from a recognized board.
  • Candidates appearing in 12th board final exam are also eligible to apply for this test. They must be able to provide proof of passing 12th board at the time of counseling or admission.

 

For BBA admission

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – passed 12th (any stream) from a recognized board.
  • Candidates appearing in 12th board final exam are also eligible to apply for this test. They must be able to provide proof of passing 12th board at the time of counseling or admission.

 

For M.Tech. admission

Minimum educational qualification required is – completed B.E./B.Tech./MCA/M.Sc. or equivalent qualification in relevant stream from a recognized college/university.

 

For MCA admission

Minimum educational qualification required is – completed Bachelor’s Degree (minimum 3 years long program) from a recognized college/university.

 

For PG Management course admission

Minimum educational qualification required is – completed Bachelor’s Degree (minimum 3 years long program) from a recognized college/university.

 

For M.Pharm. admission

Minimum educational qualification required is – completed B.Pharm. from a recognized college/university.

 

For M.Sc. Nursing admission

Minimum educational qualification required is – completed B.Sc. Nursing or Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing from a recognized college/university.

 

For LL.M. admission

Minimum educational qualification required is – completed LL.B. or Integrated law course from a recognized board.

 

SAAT 2021 Application Process

Candidates may apply for this test online. The application process is simple and straightforward. Check out important dates related to SAAT admission process

EventDate
Online application process to start on1st or 2nd week of December, 2020
Last date to apply online3rd or 4th week of March, 2021
Admit card to be released on1st week of April, 2021

 

What is the registration process like, some of you may ask. Let us check out the step by step registration process –

 

Step by step registration process

  1. Visit the official website of SAAT.
  2. Register for SAAT by entering basic details like name, email id and mobile number.
  3. Submit the registration form. On submitting it, candidate will receive an OTP on his/her registered mobile number.
  4. Verify your mobile number by entering the OTP.
  5. Your login credentials will be created after verification is done.
  6. Access the SAAT website and login using your credentials.
  7. Fill up the application form by entering details like – personal details, academic details, course preference etc.
  8. Upload scanned images of candidate’s passport size photograph and signature specimen.
  9. Revise your application form and submit it.
  10. Download the form and take printout for further use/reference.

 

Guidelines for scanned images

DocumentFormatSize
Passport size photoPNG, JPG or JPEGNot more than 1 MB
Signature specimenPNG, JPG or JPEGNot more than 1 MB

Application fee

While applying for SAAT, there’s no need to pay any application fee. Your application form will be process for free by the University!

 

Let us check out section 4 now –

 

SAAT 2021 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

SAAT syllabus and exam pattern depends upon the course chosen by the candidate. Syllabus will change from one course to another (engineering, pharmacy, BBA etc). Come, let us check out course-wise SAAT syllabus (prominent UG level courses only) –

 

Syllabus for B.Tech. test

  • Physics: Units and measurement, work and energy, kinematics, laws of motion, gravitation, solids and liquids, thermodynamics, oscillation and waves, current electricity, electromagnetic induction, alternating current, electromagnetic waves etc.
  • Chemistry: States of matter, thermodynamics, equilibrium, solutions, alcohols, ethers, phenols, chemical bonds, hydrogen, hydrocarbons, biomolecules, polymers etc.
  • Mathematics: Integral calculus, differential calculus, ration and proportion, sets, matrices and determinants, sequence and series, vector algebra, probability, statistics etc.

 

Syllabus for Integrated law test

  • English language: Reading, sentence correction and completion, synonyms and antonyms, idioms and phrases, vocabulary etc.
  • Logical reasoning: Conclusions, visual reasoning, critical reasoning, patterns etc.
  • General knowledge and current affairs: Current affairs, economics, business, eminent personalities, culture etc.
  • Numerical aptitude: Number system, profit and loss, work and time, ratio and proportion, average etc.
  • Legal aptitude

 

Syllabus for BBA test

  • English language: Reading, sentence correction and completion, synonyms and antonyms, idioms and phrases, vocabulary etc.
  • Logical reasoning: Conclusions, visual reasoning, critical reasoning, patterns etc.
  • General knowledge and current affairs: Current affairs, economics, business, eminent personalities, culture etc.
  • Numerical aptitude: Number system, profit and loss, work and time, ratio and proportion, average etc.
  • Legal aptitude

 

Syllabus for B.Sc. Nursing test

  • Physics: Units and measurement, work and energy, kinematics, laws of motion, gravitation, solids and liquids, thermodynamics, oscillation and waves, current electricity, electromagnetic induction, alternating current, electromagnetic waves etc.
  • Chemistry: States of matter, thermodynamics, equilibrium, solutions, alcohols, ethers, phenols, chemical bonds, hydrogen, hydrocarbons, biomolecules, polymers etc.
  • Biology: Cell structure, plant physiology, human physiology, reproduction, genetics etc.

 

Syllabus for BCA test

  • English language: Reading, sentence correction and completion, synonyms and antonyms, idioms and phrases, vocabulary etc.
  • Logical reasoning: Conclusions, visual reasoning, critical reasoning, patterns etc.
  • General knowledge and current affairs: Current affairs, economics, business, eminent personalities, culture etc.
  • Numerical aptitude: Number system, profit and loss, work and time, ratio and proportion, average etc.
  • Legal aptitude

 

Syllabus for BHMCT test

  • English language: Synonyms, antonyms, idioms, sentence completion and correction, fill in the blanks, verbal reasoning, analogies etc.
  • General knowledge: Current affairs, history, geography, culture, economy, business, politics, famous personalities etc.
  • Numerical and data analysis: Average, profit and loss, time, speed, distance, number system, geometry, ratio and proportion, work and time etc.
  • Reasoning and general intelligence: Series, calendars, conclusions, arrangement, pie chart, visual reasoning, critical reasoning, numeric grid etc.

 

Let us check out the paper pattern. Here it is –

 

Exam pattern

Mode of examination:Online & Offline
Medium (language) of examination:English
Duration:2 hours
Number of questions:120
Marking scheme:4 marks per question
Negative marking scheme:Yes (-1 mark for each incorrect answer)
Nature of questions asked:MCQs

 

Let us check out section 5 now –

 

SAAT 2021 Admit Card

SAAT admit card contains the following details –

  • Name of the candidate
  • His/her photograph
  • Application or roll number
  • Date and time of exam
  • Choice of course
  • General instructions
  • And more…

 

It is mandatory for candidates to bring their admit card to the exam center. Without providing valid admit card, they won’t be allowed to sit in the exam center.

 

Once SAAT admit card is published, candidates will be able to find a link on the official website of SAAT. Access the website and click on the ‘admit card’ link. Download the admit card and print it for further use/reference.

 

SAAT 2021 Result

SOA University of known to declare SAAT result online. Candidates may keep an eye on the official website of SOA University to check their result.

 

A candidate may follow these steps to check his/her result –

  • Visit the official website of SOA University.
  • After result declaration, you will be able to find SAAT result link on the website. Click on it.
  • Provide your credentials and login.
  • Get your result on screen.
  • Download result and take printout for further use/reference.

 

SAAT 2021 Counseling & Admission process

After result declaration, SOA University will release SAAT merit list and rank card. The University will send rank and merit list to candidates’ email id.

 

Seats will be distributed among deserving candidates on the basis of merit list. Counseling process consists of the following stages –

  • Course and college selection.
  • Document verification.
  • Final seat allotment.
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