DSAT 2023: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

Parvathy Krishnakumar
Parvathy Krishnakumar

Updated on - Nov 22, 2023

DSAT 2023 application form is available on the official website. Candidates who wish to appear for the exam must fill out and submit the application form online before the last date. The exam dates are yet to be announced. However, DSAT 2023 is expected to be conducted in the month of Aug 2023. Candidates must keep a check on the official website so they do not miss out on any important events.

Dayanand Sagar Admission Test (DSAT) is organised by Dayananda Sagar University (DSU) for UG courses and PG courses under their University. DSAT is a national level entrance examination conducted through both offline and online modes. Candidates can appear for the entrance test after qualifying eligibility criteria for the respective course they desire to pursue.

Find the detailed information on DSAT 2023 exam in the article below.

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DSAT 2023 Application Form

DSAT 2023 application form is available on the DSU website from Dec 18, 2022. The last date to submit the application form is yet to be announced. However, the application form is expected to be available online till Jul 2023. The candidates have to be extra careful while filling their forms so that there are no mistakes.

Steps to Apply for DSAT 2023 Application Form

The steps for applying online for DSAT 2023 are below.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website, click registration 2023 on the right-hand side, enter their personal details and register.
  • Step 2: The candidate will get an OTP to verify their mobile number.
  • Step 3: After successful registration, fill the application form.
  • Step 4: Upload the documents, including mark sheets, passport size photos and ID proof verified by the government.
  • Step 5: After completing these steps, pay the application fees. 
  • Step 6: Download the copy of the application and save it for future use.

Documents Required for DSAT 2023 Application

DSAT 2023 application needs several documents with verification, and the candidates have to upload these with their claim in educational qualification. Therefore, at the time of registration, upload the below documents.

  • Passport size photograph
  • Signature of the candidate
  • Matriculation mark sheet
  • Higher secondary mark sheet
  • Graduation mark sheet (for PG courses)
  • Post Graduation mark sheet (if you already have a PG)
  • Domicile certificate (if applicable)
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • ID proof (government verified).

Candidates will have to scan the documents mentioned above and upload them.

DSAT 2023 Application Fee

Once the candidate has uploaded their essential documents, they are directed to the fee payment section. The DSAT 2023 application fee details are below.

DSAT 2023 Application Fees
Category Amount
General, ST, OBC, SC INR 1000

Read More: DSAT 2023 Application Form

About DSAT Exam

DSAT is the abbreviation of the Dayananda Sagar Admission Test. It is organised by Dayananda Sagar University (DSU) for UG courses and PG courses under their University. DSAT is a national level entrance examination. The candidates can appear for the entrance test after qualifying eligibility criteria for the respective course they desire to pursue. 

  • About: Dayananda Sagar University, established in the year 1960 by Sri Dayananda Sagar, provides Engineering, Arts and Humanities, Commerce and Management, Basic and Applied Sciences, Basic Sciences, and Health Sciences. Located in Bengaluru, Dayananda Sagar University is run by the Mahatma Gandhi Vidya Peeta Trust. The DSAT admission test is conducted every year as the entrance examination to DSU.
  • Enrollment: There are 1560 seats for undergraduate programmes and 235 seats for postgraduate courses.

The Dayananda Sagar University conducts the Dayananda Sagar Admission Test. There are a few essential highlights that the candidates attempting the DSAT Examination must be familiar with. The details of the DSAT Exam are summarised as follows.

DSAT 2023 Exam Highlights
Exam Name DSAT
Full Form Dayananda Sagar Admission Test
Exam Level University level
Exam Conducting Body Dayananda Sagar University
Language English
Exam Mode Both online/offline (pen and paper-based)
Types of Questions MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
Courses Offered BTech, MTech, BPharm, MPharm, Pharm D, MBA
Official Website www.dsu.edu.in

080 49092924 / 25
admissions@dsu.edu.in or dsat@dsu.edu.in

UG Courses Offered by DSAT Exam 2023

Following are the undergraduate courses/programs provided by DSU through the Dayanand Sagar Admission Test.

DSAT 2023 - UG Courses Offered
UG Programs Offered Seats
B. Tech – Computer Science & Engineering 360
B.Tech – Electronics & Communication Engg. 180
B.Tech – Mechanical Engineering 120
B.Tech – Information Technology 60
B.Com: Bachelor of Commerce 120
BBA: Bachelor of Business Administration 180
B.Sc: Biochemistry 120
B.Sc: Biotechnology
B.Sc: Microbiology
B.Pharm 100
Pharm D 30
B.Sc (N) 60
PB B.Sc (N) 30
Bachelor of Physiotherapy ( BPT ) 40
B.A Journalism 60
Bachelor of Computer Applications 60

PG Courses Offered by DSAT 2023

The postgraduate courses/programs offered by Dayananda Sagar University through Dayanand Sagar Admission Test (DSAT) exam 2023 are mentioned in the table below.

DSAT 2023 - PG Courses Offered
PG Programs Offered Intake
M.Tech – Computer Science & Engineering Specialization: Big Data/Internet of Things 18
M.Tech – Computer Science & Information Technology Specialization: Cloud Computing 18
M.Tech – Electronics & Communication Specialization: Embedded System 18
M.Tech – Mechanical Engineering Specialization: Design Engg 18
MBA: Master of Business Management 60
M.Sc: Biochemistry 60
M.Sc: Biotechnology -
M.Sc: Microbiology -
M Pharma (10 Per Department) 18
M.Sc (N) 20
Masters in Physiotherapy (MPT) 5

DSAT 2023 Exam Date

DSAT 2023 exam date, as well as the registration date, are not announced yet. Candidates are advised to keep track of the important dates associated with DSAT 2023 and stay updated about the significant changes and announcements made by the organising team on the official website. Candidates can follow the below details for the exam date reference.

DSAT 2023 Exam Dates
Events Dates
DSAT 2023 Registration Dec 18, 2022
Last Date of Registration Jul 2023
DSAT 2023 Exam Date Aug 2023
DSAT 2023 Result Date Sep 2023
Counselling Date Sep 2023

DSAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates should go through the DSAT 2023 eligibility criteria to avoid unnecessary mistakes while filling the application form. The organising body defines the eligibility criteria for DSAT 2023. Candidates who fail to meet the conditions will not be allowed to move forward with the admission procedure. 

Educational Qualifications: The educational qualifications the candidates must possess are tabulated below for your reference.

DSAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria- Educational Qualification
Courses Educational Qualifications
UG Courses
  • The candidate must have completed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognised board.
  • The candidate must have scored a minimum of 45% in the 12th standard or match from a recognised board.
PG Courses
  • The candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree from a recognised university.
  • The candidate should have attained a Bachelor's Degree with at least 50% marks.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit to apply for the given courses.
  • Domicile: All Indian citizens, foreign or NRI candidates are eligible to attend the examination according to the DSAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria.

Read More: DSAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

DSAT 2023 Admit Card

DSAT 2023 Admit Card will be available online on the official website from the month of Aug 2023. It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the exam centre at the time of the exam. The admit card is sent through email.

How to Download DSAT 2023 Admit Card?

DSAT 2023 admit card will be released after the application has been closed. The invigilator will verify the admit card during the exam.  Here is how the candidate can download their admit cards.

  • Step 1: Go to the official DSU website.
  • Step 2: On the home page, click on the link 'DSAT Hall Ticket 2023.'
  • Step 3: On the login page, enter the registration number and password.
  • Step 4: Download and Print out the DSAT 2023 Admit Card.

Read More: DSAT 2023 Admit Card

DSAT 2023 Exam Centres

Dayananda Sagar University has DSAT 2023 exam centres around the country. There are about 67 exam centres in 20 states and union territories. The candidates will not face difficulty in transportation as all the exam centres are in major cities of the country. The candidate can check the exam centres for more information.

The states which have DSAT 2023 exam centres are below.

DSAT 2023 Exam Centres
States Number of Centres
Andhra Pradesh 5
Assam 1
Bihar  2
Chandigarh  1
Gujarat  4
Haryana 3
Jammu and Kashmir 1
Jharkhand 1
Karnataka 9
Kerala 5
Madhya Pradesh 2
Maharashtra 8
Meghalaya 1
Odisha 1
Puducherry 1
Punjab 3
Rajasthan 3
Tamil Nadu 7
Telangana 4
Uttar Pradesh 5

Read more here: DSAT 2023 Exam Centres

DSAT 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates need to understand the exam pattern for DSAT 2023 to avoid making any unnecessary mistakes. We also advise candidates to familiarise themselves with the exam pattern to plan how much time they need to devote to each question.

DSAT 2023 Exam Pattern
Exam Mode Online/ CBT (Computer Based Test)and Offline/Pen and Paper-Based Test (PBT)
Type of Questions Multiple-choice Questions
Exam Duration 2 hours/120 minutes
Number of Questions 100

Read More: DSAT 2023 Exam Pattern

DSAT 2023 Exam Syllabus

The participants should know the syllabus to ace the entrance test. DSAT is a meticulous exam that requires a lot of preparation. Therefore, candidates are advised to go through the DSAT 2023 exam syllabus carefully. For the undergraduate courses, the syllabus will include the following subjects:

DSAT 2023 Exam Syllabus
Physics Chemistry Mathematics English
Kinematics Electrochemistry Algebra Idioms & Phrases
Laws of Motion Basics of chemistry Sets & Functions Fill in the blanks
Optics Solutions Mathematical Reasoning English usage errors
Electromagnetic Waves Surface Chemistry Calculus Comprehension
Current Electricity Chemistry Kinetics Coordinate Geometry Rearrange the sentences
Gravity Hydrogen Probability Synonyms
Thermodynamics Equilibrium Linear Programming Antonyms
Atoms States of Matter Vectors Analogies
Oscillation of Waves Redox Reaction Relations & Functions  
Properties of Bulk matter Polymers    
Magnetic effect Chemical bonding    
  Classification of Elements    

DSAT 2023 Syllabus for Postgraduate Courses

The DSAT 2023 is a thorough entrance test that tests the candidate's knowledge based on their previous education. Thus, the exam pattern and syllabus will be different for the UG and PG courses.The DSAT 2023 syllabus for postgraduate courses will consist of the following sections.

  • General Knowledge
  • Aptitude Test
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Non-verbal Reasoning
  • English

Read More: DSAT 2023 Syllabus

DSAT 2023 Reference Books

The candidates willing to appear for the DSAT 2023 exam must know the exam pattern well before preparing. Candidates can refer to the books listed below for preparation.

DSAT 2023 Reference Books
Books Authors
AIIMS- Major Online Test Series 2018 Career Point Kota
The Perfect Study Resources for Jamia Millia Islamia BBS/B.Com/BACA/BA(Hons.)/BA(Economics) Entrance 2018 Pallavi TS, Atul, R K Behl, Diwakar Sharma
Class Notes for 12th PCB (Set of 9 Volumes) Career Point Kota
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) with solved papers 2016 Arihant Experts
All India Engineering Entrance Examination B.E./B.Tech H.P.Sharma, Yash Srivastava, N.K. Singh

DSAT 2023 Exam Results

The DSAT 2023 results of the exam will be declared once the official authorities have announced the date. The candidates must have their application number and password to know the DSAT 2023 result.

DSAT 2023 Merit list 

The Merit list DSAT 2023 is issued after the results are released. The merit list shows the candidates who are eligible for admission in their desired program. The merit list is based on.

  • A total number of candidates appeared for the test.
  • The high score in the test
  • Average score by candidates in the test.
  • Seats available.

Read More: DSAT 2023 Results

DSAT 2023 Cut Off

DSAT 2023 cut off is released after the conclusion of the exam. The result and DSAT cut off 2023 will be available on the official website. The DSAT cut off marks will decide which branch or degree program the respective aspirant will get. The cut off criteria may also vary for each category. Candidates who score less than the prescribed DSAT cut off will not be allowed for counselling.

Determinants of DSAT Cut Off

The DSAT cut off changes every year since it is calculated on the grounds of certain factors. The factors that determine the cut off also change every year, and the cut-off modifications accordingly. The factors influencing the DSAT cut off are stated below.

  • Number of candidates who appeared for the exam
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Previous year's cut off trends
  • Number of candidates who passed the exam
  • Reserved seats
  • Total number of available seats

Previous Years' DSAT Cut Off

Candidates should check previous years' DSAT cut off trends to prepare for the exam accordingly. The table below shows the cut off marks for every engineering branch/major. The DSAT cut off the chart for 2015 and 2016 is given below:

DSAT Previous Years' Cut Off
Degree Branch DSAT Cut Off 2015 DSAT Cut Off 2016
Aerospace Engineering 356 362
Mechanical Engineering 345 346
Computer Technology 312 314
Computer Science and Engineering 354 378
Electronics and Communication Engineering 345 345

DSAT 2023 Counselling

The date for the DSAT 2023 counselling process has not been released yet. However, they offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses, which require a different set of documents for verification.

Documents Required for DSAT 2023 Counselling

During DSAT 2023 counselling process, candidates are required to generate the following documents.

Documents Required for DSAT 2023 Counselling for UG Courses

  • Admit card of DSAT 2023 
  • 10th mark sheet/scorecard
  • 12th mark sheet/scorecard
  • Four passport size photograph and one stamp size photograph
  • School transfer certificate
  • Anti-ragging declaration form 

Documents Required for DSAT 2023 Counselling for PG Courses

  • Admit card of DSAT 2023 
  • Degree certificate
  • Marksheet/scorecard of last academic qualification
  • Character certificate on the college pad.

Read More: DSAT 2023 Counselling

DSAT 2023 Contact Details

In case of more queries about the exam, the institution has a support line that can help with any enquiries related to entrance or admission. 

Shavige Malleshwara Hills,
Kumaraswamy Layout,
Bangalore 560 078,
Karnataka, India.

Phone Number:+91 8884399668, +91 8884399669, +91 80 46461800

Email: enquiry@dsu.edu.in


When will the DSAT 2023 examination be held?

The organising body will announce DSAT 2023 exam date soon. The exam is expected to be conducted in the month of Aug 2023.

How much is DSAT 2023 fees and how to pay?

The DSAT registration fees is INR 1000 and candidates must pay the amount before application. The fees must be in the form of a demand draft offline.

What is the syllabus for DSAT and what is the total marks?

The syllabus for DSAT is different for each course, English and aptitude test, however, is common for all courses. The total marks for DSAT exam is 75.

How many exam centres will the DSAT 2023 exam have?

DSAT 2023 will be held in all major cities, there will be more than 40 centres in which the examinations will be held.

Will the DSAT examination be conducted online?

The DSAT examination will be conducted both in online and offline mode.

Who is the organising body of DSAT 2023?

Dayananda Sagar University is the organising body of DSAT 2023.

When will DSAT 2023 admit cards be released?

DSAT 2023 admit cards will be released after the last date of application.



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