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DSAT 2020: Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern, Admit Card, Result

Exam Date : June 29, 2020 To August 4, 2020
Result Date : July 9, 2020

DSAT 2020 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

Latest Update:  DSAT has officially announced the DSAT 2020 Examination dates. The dates of the examination are 29th June 2020; 14th, 15th, and 16th July 2020; 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th August 2020. The last day to register is three days prior to the examination date.

Dayanand Sagar Admissions Test commonly referred to as DSAT is a University Level Entrance Examination organized and conducted by Dayanand Sagar University (DSU). This exam is conducted for the candidates aspiring to get admissions in UG and PG courses in the DSU. The exam is conducted from June 29, 2020  to August 4, 2020, through offline and online mode.

What is DSAT?

DSAT 2020 Exam is a national level examination conducted every year by Dayananda Sagar University for the aspirants who are seeking admission for Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses.

  • 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.
  • Conducting Authority: The DSAT 2020 Exam is conducted and authorized by the Dayananda Sagar University Bengaluru.
  • Courses: The college has undergraduate courses like B-Tech, B-Pharm, BCA, BBA, B.A Journalism and postgraduate courses like M-Tech, MBA, M-Pharm.
  • Frequency: The DSAT 2020 is conducted just once a year.
  • Enrollment: There are 1560 and 235 seats respectively for the undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
  • Level: The examination is conducted at a national level for the eligible candidates from all over the country.

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DSAT Exam 2020 Important Details(Tentative)

The Dayananda Sagar Admission Test conducted by the Dayananda Sagar University is conducted between the dates of June 29, 2020 and August 4, 2020. There are a few important highlights that the candidates attempting the DSAT Examination. 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 Date June 29, 2020
Exam Level National 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
Marking Scheme (+) 1 for correct answers
Negative Marking 0 marks will be deducted for wrong response
Courses Offered UG and PG

UG Courses Offered by DSAT Exam 2020

The Undergraduate courses/programmes offered by Dayananda Sagar University through the Dayanand Sagar Admission test are given 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 2020

The Postgraduate courses/ programmes offered by Dayananda Sagar University through Dayanand Sagar Admission test (DSAT) exam 2020 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 2020 Exam Dates:

The DSAT Examination has some important dates to have a look at.

  • Application Form: The DSAT 2020 Application Process started on January 9, 2020 to June 25, 2020 The candidates who want to apply in more than one subject must apply for the respective subjects separately. Candidates must keep their application form downloaded or printed out as the candidate's application number is essential information and candidates must keep it for future reference. The last date for candidates to apply is three days prior to the examination date.
  • Exam: The DSAT 2020 will be held on June 29; July 14, 15, 16, and August 1, 2, 3, 4. These are the new dates released by the DSU official website.
  • Results: The results of the exam will be published on the official site of DSU on July 9, 2020
  • Counseling: DSAT 2020 Counselling will be conducted on January 1, 1970.
  • Read more about DSAT 2020 Important Dates.

DSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Qualification: The candidate must have secured a minimum of 45% aggregate in 12th or its equivalent qualifying examination for UG courses. In order to be eligible for the PG courses, the candidates must have a bachelor's degree or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate.
  • For UG: Applicants must have completed 10+2 or equivalent.
  • For PG: Aspirants must have completed Bachelors.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit.
  • Domicile: All the Indian citizens, foreign or NRI candidates are eligible to attend the examination according to the DSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria.

DSAT 2020 Registration Process:

  • Availability: The DSAT 2020 Application Form will be made available on the website of Dayananda Sagar University on 3rd December 2019. The deadline for applying for the exam is 3rd April 2020.
  • Payment: The application fees can be paid online or offline. The online payment can be done through the official website and offline payment should be done at the university counter.

Click here for direct link to apply for DSAT 2020

DSAT 2020 Admit Card:

  • Availability: The candidates who have successfully applied for the exam will be awarded an admit card, downloadable from the official website of DSU.
  • Credentials: In order to download the DSAT 2020 Admit Card, the candidates should have their application number and password.

DSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of exam: It is based on both online/ CBT (Computer Based Test)and offline/pen and paper-based test (PBT). There will not be any provision for the online exam and more details are provided in DSAT 2020 Exam Pattern.
  • Pattern: The question paper will consist of 100 multiple choice questions.
  • Duration: The duration of the exam will be 2 hours.

DSAT 2020 Syllabus:

  • For the undergraduate courses, the syllabus will include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English, the levels of which will be based on the examination syllabus of 10+1 and 10+2 examination syllabus.
  • For the postgraduate courses, the DSAT 2020 Syllabus will consist of general knowledge and aptitude.

DSAT 2020 Results:

  • Declaration: The DSAT 2020 Results of the exam will be declared on July 9, 2020 on the official website of DSU.
  • Credentials: The candidates must be in possession of their application number and password to know the DSAT 2020 Result.

DSAT 2020 Counselling

  • Commencement: The DSAT 2020 Counselling process for DSAT will commence on 2nd June 2020.
  • 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.

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]

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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.

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.

DSAT 2020 will be held in all major cities, there will be more than 40 centres in which the examinations will be held.

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

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Colleges which accept [DSAT]

Want to get in ?
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Aeronautical Engineering), batch of 2019
07 Jan 2020
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility criteria for admission into the college for this course can be either diploma, 11th, and 12th or PUC. If you've done a diploma, then you get lateral entry into the second year of B.E. 

Of course, the entry into the college requires an entrance examination result such as CET, ComedK or the college's selection examination called DSAT. I had applied for CET and ComedK. I entered the course through my ComedK result.

The cutoffs for the course of aeronautical engineering are 60% and above in your 10+ or PUC courses. If you wish to enter through CET, you'll need to have a score of 6000 or less. If you wish to enter through ComedK, you will need to have a score of 13,000 or less. Of course, this score keeps changing every year based on the previous year's performances of the students in these entrance examinations.

Want to get in ?
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science), batch of 2019
26 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Well about my college, goodly to say in a word , started 4 years ago and running no less than the main branch, since I came through CET every year cutoffs are decreasing thus showing its progress, but quite easy if ur an above average scorer, college also conducts its own AT called DSAT ,this branch itself is called school of engineering has BCA course in addition and unlike other colleges mech branch has high demand than CS and others ,placements wise ...since its my third year waiting for it and most important to mention everything is centralised and autonomous institution , lastly growing ahead rapidly and can be expected to reach in top 10 colleges postion very soon

Want to get in ?
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA], batch of 2017
14 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

An entrance exam called DSAT has to be written to get admitted to the college DSAT 60%

Want to get in ?
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2019
14 Dec 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • There are many ways to join Dayananda Sagar Institutions, [DSI] Bangalore there through clearing 1. KCET 2. DSAT 3. COMEDK.
  • I took KCET to enter this college For KCET it is 27000.

Discussion Forum

When will the Counselling process begin for DSAT?

When will the Counselling process begin for DSAT?

Asked By: omer,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Omer,

 The DSAT counselling will tentatively begin from 24th June 2020.

Good Luck!!

What is the age criteria to apply for DSAT?

What is the age criteria to apply for DSAT?

Asked By: neena,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

 Hi Neena,

There are no age criteria prescribed by the conducting authority of DSAT.

Good Luck!!

About college

Hello sir/mam i want to know the difference between DSI and DSU college cause i gave DSAT entrance test and result is announcing around JUNE 24, so if i get good rank in DSAT test which college will i get the admission, cause it seems there is 3 campus(DSI, DSU an DSAT ). so can you tell me which college will get admission into, and how it is done? thanking you Aditi Roy

Asked By: Aditi Roy,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Aditi,

The admission depends on the score of the exam and the cutoff of the college.

Can you tell me the subject name from where DSAT exam question comes?

Can you tell me the subject name from where DSAT exam question comes?

Asked By: Swetha,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Vaishnavi,

The subject name which DSAT question paper contain is shown below:

  • General Knowledge

  • Aptitude Test

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning

  • Non-verbal Reasoning

  • English

  • Mathematics

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

Does General Awareness and Aptitude is also included in the exam syllabus?

Does General Awareness and Aptitude is also included in the exam syllabus?

Asked By: Vaishnavi,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Vaishnavi,

Yes, General Awareness and Aptitude are included in the exam syllabus.

Does General Awareness and Aptitude is also included in the exam syllabus?

Does General Awareness and Aptitude is also included in the exam syllabus?

Asked By: Vaishnavi,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Vaishnavi,

DSAT Exam contains aptitude, general knowledge and reasoning.