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 Dayanand Sagar University (DSU), Bangalore, is responsible for organizing Dayanand Sagar Admission Test (DSAT) for admissions in different PG and UG courses. DSAT is a national level entrance examination regulated from both online and offline sources. Candidates, after going through the eligibility criteria can appear in the entrance test if they aspire to pursue their further education from Dayanand Sagar University, Bangalore.

Latest Updates:

  • The registrations for DSAT 2021 are currently being accepted. Candidates who are interested to get admission at DSU can register for the same by going through the steps mentioned in the DSAT Application Form page. 


What is DSAT?

Dayanand Sagar is responsible for conducting DSAT 2021 Exam for candidates aspiring to get admissions into Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs of the university. DSAT 2021 is a national level examination, and interested candidates can go through the eligibility criteria of their preferred course and move forward with the application accordingly.

  • About: Dayananda Sagar University, established in the year 1960 by Sri Dayananda Sagar, provides courses in 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 annually as the entrance examination to the institute.
  • Enrollment: There are 1560 and 235 seats respectively for the undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

DSAT exam

The Dayananda Sagar Admission Test is conducted by the Dayananda Sagar University. There are a few important highlights that the candidates attempting the DSAT Examination must be familiar to. The details of the DSAT Exam are summarized as follows:

DSAT Exam Summary
Exam Name Dayananda Sagar Admission Test
Acronym DSAT
Conducted By Dayananda Sagar University
Exam Level University Level
Mode of Exam Both Online/Computer Based Test (CBT) and Offline/Pen and Paper Book Test (PBT)
Frequency Once a year
Language English
Number of Questions 100 Questions

UG Courses Offered by DSAT Exam 2021

The undergraduate courses/programs offered by Dayananda Sagar University through the Dayanand Sagar Admission test are listed below:

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 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.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 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 major changes and announcements made by the organizing team on the official website. Candidates can follow the below details for the exam date reference.

Important Exam Dates for DSAT 2021  
Application Form Start Date Ongoing
Application Form Last Date To be announced
Exam Date To be announced
Result Date To be announced
Counselling To be announced

DSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

It is important for candidates to go through the Eligibility Criteria for DSAT 2021 carefully, to avoid unnecessary mistakes during the application procedure. The Eligibility Criteria for DSAT 2021 is defined by the organizing body, candidates who fail to qualify the defined 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:

Educational Qualifications
UG Courses
  • The candidate must have completed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board.
  • The candidate must have scored a minimum of 45% in 12th standard or equivalent from a recognized board.
PG Courses
  • The candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree from a recognized 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 the Indian citizens, foreign or NRI candidates are eligible to attend the examination according to the 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 official dates are announced by the organizing authorities. 

How to Apply for the DSAT 2021 Application Form Online?

  1. Visit the official DSU website.
  2. Search for the link ‘DSAT REGISTRATION-2021’ and click on it.
  3. You will be directed to the DSAT-2021 Page that will include the up to date exam dates.
  4. On the right-hand side, you will get a link ‘ Register’ for new candidates.
  5. Enter details such as Program type, select course, name, father’s name, date of birth, email address, and mobile number.
  6. Click submit and continue.

At the time of registration, candidates will have to upload the below documents.

  • Passport size photograph
  • Signature of the candidate

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

DSAT 2021 Application Fee

Once the candidate has uploaded his/her essential documents, they are directed to the fee payment section. The DSAT 2021 Application Fee details are given below

Application Fee structure of DSAT 2021
Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, ST, OBC, SC PWD Online Female, Male, Transgender 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 exam. Aspirants can also note that the admit card is also sent through email.

How to Download the DSAT 2021  Admit Card?

  1. Go to the official DSU website.
  2. On the home page, click on the link ‘DSAT Hall Ticket 2021.’
  3. On the login page, enter the registration number and password.
  4. Download and Print out the DSAT 2021 Admit Card.

DSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

It is important for candidates 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 so that they could 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

DSAT 2021 Exam Syllabus

Candidates are advised to go through the DSAT 2021 exam syllabus carefully. For the undergraduate courses, the syllabus will include following subjects. The topic-wise syllabus of the DSAT is mentioned below.


  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Optics
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Current Electricity
  • Gravity
  • Thermodynamics
  • Atoms
  • Oscillation of Waves
  • Properties of Bulk matter
  • Magnetic effect


  • Electrochemistry
  • Basics of chemistry
  • Solution
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Chemistry Kinetics
  • Hydrogen
  • Equilibrium
  • State of Matter
  • Redox Reaction
  • Polymers
  • Chemical bonding
  • Classification of Elements
  • Biomolecules


  • Algebra
  • Sets & Functions
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Calculus
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Probability
  • Linear Programming
  • Vectors
  • Relations & Functions.


  • Idioms & Phases
  • Fill in the blanks
  • English usage errors
  • Comprehension
  • Rearrange the sentence
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Analogies

DSAT Syllabus for postgraduate courses

The DSAT 2021 Syllabus for postgraduate courses will consist of following sections.

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

DSAT 2021 Exam Results

The DSAT 2021 Results of the exam will be declared once the date has been announced by the official authorities. The candidates must be in possession of their application number and password to know the DSAT 2021 Result.

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 cut off changes accordingly. The factors influencing the DSAT Cut Off are stated below.

  • Number of candidates who appeared for the exam
  • Number of candidates who passed the exam
  • Difficulty level of the exam
  • Previous years' cut off trends
  • Reserved seats
  • Total number of available seats

Previous Years' DSAT Cut Off

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

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 2021 Counselling

The date for DSAT 2021 Counselling process has not been released yet.

Cut Off: The cut-off will vary depending on the course and category. The published list of cut-off will help the candidate determine his/her rank.

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

For UG courses

  • Admit card of DSAT 2021 
  • 10th marksheet/scorecard
  • 12th marksheet/scorecard
  • 4 passport size photograph and 1 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

Dayananda Sagar University Contact

  • Address:
    Shavige Malleshwara Hills,
    Kumaraswamy Layout,
    Bangalore 560 078,
    Karnataka, India.
  • M:+91 8884399668, +91 8884399669
  • Tel:+91 80 46461800
  • E-mail: [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.


Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies, [MRIIRS] Faridabad



LPU, Jalandhar

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B.Tech (Total Fees) Rs. 12,00,000/


Institute of Management Studies, [IMS] Noida

BCA~MCA (Total Fees) Rs. 3,74,250


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