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.
- The registrations for DSAT 2021 are currently going on. Candidates interested in getting admission at DSU can register for the same by going through the steps mentioned on the DSAT Application Form page.
- What is DSAT?
- DSAT 2021 Exam Date
- DSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
- DSAT 2021 Application Form
- DSAT 2021 Admit Card
- DSAT 2021 Exam Centres
- DSAT 2021 Exam Pattern
- DSAT 2021 SyllabusF
- DSAT 2021 Reference Books
- DSAT 2021 Result
- DSAT 2021 Cut Off
- DSAT 2021 Counselling
- DSAT Contact Details
What is DSAT?
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.
|Full-Form||Dayananda Sagar Admission Test|
|Level of exam||University level|
|Exam Conducting Body||Dayananda Sagar University|
|Medium of exam||English|
|Mode of exam||Both online/offline (pen and paper-based)|
|Types of questions||MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)|
|Course Offered||BTech, MTech, BPharm, MPharm, Pharm D, MBA|
UG Courses Offered by DSAT Exam 2021
The undergraduate courses/programs provided by DSU through the Dayanand Sagar Admission test are following:
|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|
|PB B.Sc (N)||30|
|Bachelor of Physiotherapy ( BPT )||40|
|Bachelor of Computer Applications||60|
PG Courses Offered by DSAT 2021
The postgraduate courses/programs offered by Dayananda Sagar University through Dayanand Sagar Admission Test (DSAT) exam 2021 are mentioned in the table below:
|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 Pharma (10 Per Department)||18|
|Masters in Physiotherapy (MPT)||5|
DSAT 2021 Exam Date
The DSAT 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Registration||Ongoing|
|Last date of registration||To be announced|
|DSAT 2021 Exam Date||To be announced|
|DSAT 2021 Result Date||To be announced|
|Counselling Date||To be announced|
DSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates should go through the DSAT 2021 eligibility criteria to avoid unnecessary mistakes while filling the application form. The organising body defines the Eligibility Criteria for DSAT 2021. 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.
- 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 2021 Eligibility Criteria.
Read more here: DSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
DSAT 2021 Application Form
The DSAT 2021 application is available on the DSU website. New candidates could register for the application form once the organising authorities announce the official dates. The candidates have to be extra careful while filling their forms so that there are no mistakes.
The steps for applying online are given below:
Step 1: Visit the official website, click registration 2021 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 2021
The DSAT 2021 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 2021 Application Fee
Once the candidate has uploaded their essential documents, they are directed to the fee payment section. The DSAT 2021 Application Fee details are given below:
|General, ST, OBC, SC||INR 1000|
DSAT 2021 Admit Card
The DSAT 2021 Admit Card will be available online on the official website. 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 the DSAT 2021 Admit Card?
The DSAT 2021 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.
- Go to the official DSU website.
- On the home page, click on the link 'DSAT Hall Ticket 2021.'
- On the login page, enter the registration number and password.
- Download and Print out the DSAT 2021 Admit Card.
DSAT 2021 Exam Centres
Dayananda Sagar University has exam centres around the country. There are about 67 exam centres in 20 states and union territories. The candidates won't 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 centres are given below:
|States||Number of centres|
|Jammu and Kashmir||1|
Read more here: DSAT 2021 Exam Centers
DSAT 2021 Exam Pattern
Candidates need to understand the exam pattern for DSAT 2021 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.
|Mode of Exam||Online/ CBT (Computer Based Test)and offline/pen and paper-based test (PBT)|
|Type of Questions||Multiple-choice Questions|
|Duration of Exam||2 hours/120 minutes|
|Number of questions||100|
Read more here: DSAT 2021 Exam Pattern
DSAT 2021 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 2021 exam syllabus carefully. For the undergraduate courses, the syllabus will include the following subjects:
- Laws of Motion
- Electromagnetic Waves
- Current Electricity
- Oscillation of Waves
- Properties of Bulk matter
- Magnetic effect
- Basics of chemistry
- Surface Chemistry
- Chemistry Kinetics
- State of Matter
- Redox Reaction
- Chemical bonding
- Classification of Elements
- Sets & Functions
- Mathematical Reasoning
- Coordinate Geometry
- Linear Programming
- Relations & Functions.
- Idioms & Phases
- Fill in the blanks
- English usage errors
- Rearrange the sentence
DSAT 2021 syllabus for postgraduate courses
The DSAT 2021 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 2021 Syllabus for postgraduate courses will consist of the following sections.
- General Knowledge
- Aptitude Test
- Logical Reasoning
- Verbal Reasoning
- Non-verbal Reasoning
Read more here: DSAT 2021 Syllabus
DSAT 2021 Reference Books
The candidates willing to appear for the DSAT 2021 exam must know the exam pattern well before preparing. Candidates can refer to the books listed below for preparation.
- 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 by Pallavi TS, Atul, R K Behl, Diwakar Sharma
- Class Notes for 12th PCB (Set of 9 Volumes by Career Point Kota
- Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) with solved papers 2016 by Arihant Experts
- All India Engineering Entrance Examination B.E./B.Tech by H.P.Sharma, Yash Srivastava, N.K. Singh
DSAT 2021 Exam Results
The DSAT 2021 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 2021 Result.
DSAT 2021 Merit list
The Merit list DSAT 2021 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 here: DSAT 2021 Results
DSAT 2021 Cut Off
The DSAT 2021 Cut Off is released after the conclusion of the exam. The result and DSAT Cut Off 2021 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:
|Degree Branch||DSAT Cut Off 2015||DSAT Cut Off 2016|
|Computer Science and Engineering||354||378|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||345||345|
Read more here: DSAT 2021 Result
DSAT 2021 Counselling
The date for the DSAT 2021 Counselling process has not been released yet. However, they offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses, which require a different set of documents for verification.
During the counselling process, candidates are required to generate the following documents.
For UG courses:
- Admit card of DSAT 2021
- 10th mark sheet/scorecard
- 12th mark sheet/scorecard
- Four passport size photograph and one stamp size photograph
- School transfer certificate
- Anti-ragging declaration form
For PG courses:
- Admit card of DSAT 2021
- Degree certificate
- Marksheet/scorecard of last academic qualification
- Character certificate on the college pad.
Read more here: DSAT 2021 Counselling
DSAT 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.
Address: Shavige Malleshwara Hills,
Bangalore 560 078,
M:+91 8884399668, +91 8884399669
Tel:+91 80 46461800
Email: [email protected]
When will the DSAT 2020 examination be held?
The DSAT revised examination dates are out, the exam will be held in the months of June, July, and August. The dates are 29th June, 14th, 15th, 16th July and 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th August.
How much is the 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 2020 exam have?
DSAT 2020 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.