The Siksha O Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar is the conducting authority for Siksha O Anusandhan University Admission Test [SAAT] for admissions into their UG and PG programs in various disciplines like engineering, law, management, pharmacy etc.
The national level examination SAAT is conducted for applicants to the varied programs on offer by the institution, every year.
The SAAT test is mainly aimed at those looking for admission into the engineering course of degree level in the University.
The Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University is a private deemed University in Bhubaneswar, Odisha that is research-focused.
The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) under Ministry of Human Resource Development ranked SOA University 16th.
The examination for SAAT 2018 will be held in May 2018.
The application form will be released sometime on April 2018.
SAAT is an objective multiple choice test that is conducted Online at different exam centers across the nation.
Candidates must be passed in 12th class and should possess the minimum pass percentage to get a seat in the corresponding course in the qualification examination.
The minimum pass percentage for all the course is detailed in Eligibility Section.
Syllabus for SAAT 2018 varies according to the course that the candidate wishes to join.
Candidates are advised to go through the Important dates for SAAT 2018 and prepare for the test accordingly.
The Result for SAAT 2018 will be available in the online mode under Result tab on the official website.
The seat allotment in Counseling process for the qualified candidates depends on the merit system.
The allocated date to the candidate will be sent to their registered mobile number.
Candidates should have all the documents required along with SAAT 2018 Admit card to take part in SAAT 2018 Counseling Session.
SAAT is an objective type entrance test conducted in Online mode only.
SAAT 2017 result has been declared on May 6, 2017.
Candidates can check their result on the official website.
Candidates seeking admission in UG courses are provided on the basis of marks scored by the candidates in SAAT and JEE Mains.
Candidates can fill the Application Forms Online from 11th January 2018 till 12th April 2018.
The SAAT exam date is to conduct on 22nd April 2018.
The SAAT exam results will declare on 22nd May 2018.
The SAAT counseling for Options entry is said to be on 22nd May 2018.
The SAAT Mock Allotment i.e[Final Allotment] is said to be in the third week of June 2018.
The SAAT 2018 is an entrance exam is organized on a national level.
The minimum criteria for SAAT 2018, the candidates should have passed class XII/12th or equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and one of these subjects: Chemistry/Information Technology/Computer Science/Biotechnology/Informatics/Biology/Statistics or any other subject
Candidates must check SAAT eligibility before filling the application form.
Eligible candidates can apply for the SAAT 2018 by filling the Application form.
The SAAT 2018 Application Form is available on the official website.
Read all the instructions and fill all the necessary details with required information on the application form.
Candidates will be able to get (download) their admit card from the official website of the University.
The date on which the admit card will be made available is April 2018.
Candidates will not be allowed to enter and sit in SAAT 2018 entrance examination without the admit card.
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The result for SAAT 2018 entrance exam will be released on the official website of the university most likely from May 2018.
Candidates can check their result on the official site of UGC NET.
After the results are announced, the University will arrange a merit list of the candidates for counseling.
The SAAT 2018 counseling will begin possibly from June 2018.
Candidates have to be registered to take part in SAAT 2018 counseling process.
Candidates who are interested to attend SAAT 2018 are advised to go through the syllabus to prepare themselves to get qualified in SAAT 2018.
The SAAT 2018 includes the topics based on which the SAAT 2018 will be framed.
Candidates can also download the syllabus pdf of SAAT 2018 for their flexibility.
Siksha O Anusandhan University Admission Test [SAAT]
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Siksha O Anusandhan University
The SAAT 2018 is a national level entrance test.
Candidates appearing in SAAT 2018 can’t afford to leave anything to luck. So, they must have in place an effective preparation strategy, which will include elements like revision, solving sample papers and previous years question papers.
Additionally, the candidate also needs to know the syllabus, as it will help the candidate identify scoring areas and also weak areas that need stitching.
Learning in detail about the exam pattern of SAAT 2018 would also lend punch to the candidate’s preparation.
Bring 2 colour photographs, Identity proof and photocopy of ID Proof as mentioned in the application for verification process.
Calculators /Mobile Phones/Pagers/ Docu-pens are not allowed in the examination hall either in the on/off condition.
The candidates are requested to reach the examination before one hour.
The examination hall will be opened half an hour before the commencement of the examination.
No candidate will be allowed in the examination hall after the start of the examination.
The candidate is required to put his\her signature on the attendance sheet in the presence of the invigilators.
No candidate will be allowed to leave the examination hall until the completion of the examination.
Candidate should not leave the examination hall without information the invigilator in any case.
Having in possession of any notebook(s) or notes or chits or any other unauthorized material concerning the subject pertaining to the examination paper.
A candidate who fails to observe these regulations may be disqualified and debarred from appearing in SAAT examination.
The admit card being issued provisionally is subject to the scrutiny of the eligibility. The candidate would be considered for the admission only after verification of the eligibility.
The candidate is not allowed to change of seat without the prior permission of invigilator.
Online Application Forms are available from 11th January 2018
The last date for submitting the Application Forms by 12th April 2018
The SAAT exam date is scheduled on 22nd April 2018
The SAAT exam results is on 22nd May 2018
The SAAT counseling for Options entry is said to be on 22nd May 2018
The SAAT Mock Allotment i.e[Final Allotment] is said to be in the third week of June 2018.
The candidates aspiring to apply for SAAT 2018 must have passed class XII/12th or equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and one of these subjects: Chemistry/Information Technology/Computer Science/Biotechnology/Informatics/Biology/Statistics or any other subject.
Lateral entry candidates need to secure a minimum of 60% aggregate score in their diploma.
The candidates appearing in XII/12th in 2018 are also eligible to apply provided they fulfill the eligibility criteria at the time of admission.
The Eligibility criteria differ for every course and every category.
Candidates can check the eligibility section for the better understanding.
The Steps for SAAT 2018 Application Form:
Once the candidate is eligible to apply for SAAT 2018, he/she can access the Online form after it is released for SAAT.
Check the website www.soauniversity.sc.in for notifications about the same for SAAT.
The students will need to click on the Admission icon before the registration page opens for SAAT.
For registration for SAAT, the candidate will have to enter a password, contact details, religion, date of birth and full address.
An OTP or one-time password will be notified on the mobile number given.
Enter the same to land on the Application Form for SAAT 2018.
Additionally, the candidate will have to upload the latest copy of his/her photograph in passport size as well as the scanned signature and thumb impression for SAAT.
Upload a scanned photograph in color and passport size.
Make sure all personal and academic details are clearly filled in for SAAT application form.
Proceed to Submit tab and submit the form for SAAT.
The offline process for SAAT:
You may also take a printout of the form of SAAT and fill the same physically.
Attach the completed form for SAAT.
Post the same to the university for SAAT.
Use the following address: Shiksha O Anusandhan University, Khandagiri Square, Bhubaneswar, Orissa for SAAT.
SAAT online Application Form is available from 11th January 2018.
Candidates can apply for SAAT 2018 only through online.
The last date for submitting the online Applications and the uploading of scanned images in the SAAT official website is 12th April 2018.
The Admit card for the SAAT 2018 must be downloaded from the official website on 21st April 2018.
The SAAT 2018 pencil paper-based exam i.e paper 1 and paper 2 is scheduled to be in the first week of May 2018.
Steps to get Admit card for SAAT 2018:
For SAAT 2018, the admit card is a compulsory document for the candidates appearing for this test.
The SAAT admit card will be made available to candidates who have registered online or sent the form offline to the University within the deadline.
The SAAT admit card will be available in two weeks prior to the examination.
Log-in to the official website to access SAAT Admit Card tab.
Write in the application number to access your SAAT admit card as a PDF file.
Take a printed version of the SAAT admit for use later and to show at the venue for the exam.
The SAAT admit will also be sent via speed post about 10 days before the exam to SAAT 2018 candidates.
Important points regarding admit card for SAAT:
For all issues with the SAAT admit card, get in touch with the University authority.
Make sure you get in touch once you face any issues since the delay in complaining regarding the SAAT admit card will create delays.
No candidate will be allowed to enter the exam hall without the SAAT admit card.
Carrying a valid ID proof to back the SAAT admit card is also mandatory.
SAAT 2018 Exam Pattern:
For the SAAT 2018 engineering entrance, the paper will be in English and will come in MCQ format.
The SAAT test will take place online.
The SAAT paper will come in three sections.
Physics will have 60 questions.
Chemistry will have 60 questions.
Maths will have 60 questions.
Important points regarding SAAT:
Each correct answer fetches the candidate 4 marks while every wrong answer sees the deduction of 1 mark for SAAT.
Candidates will not see the deduction of marks for any unattempted questions for SAAT.
The full marks for the paper are 480 and there is a 3-hour slot to complete the same for SAAT.
The timing needs to be adjusted via mock tests before the final exam date of the candidate in finishing the actual paper on time for SAAT.
The Syllabus to SAAT 2018 is basically your 12th standard portion.
Candidates aspiring to get a good score in SAAT 2018 must have knowledge in the following topics.
Candidates can download the syllabus pdf attached for their convenience.
Chemistry: Stoichiometry, Solutions, Electro Chemistry etc.
Physics: Gravitation, Physics world, Kinematics etc.
Mathematics: Algebra, Probability, Calculus etc.
The result for SAAT 2018 will be available in the online mode under Result tab on www.soauniversity.ac.in.
Expect the results around the third week of May in 2018.
Use your login details and roll number to access the result.
Candidates must enter their registration details to access the results.
The notification regarding result announcement will be made available on the website.
Take a printout of the result copy for reference.
Separate merit lists will be drawn up for General and Reserved quota candidates after the declaration of SAAT results.
The candidates will be called up for counselling once the merit list is prepared.
The selected candidates will receive a rank card with call letter via speed post for the counseling session.
The counseling process for admission begins after the merit list is displayed on the website.
The University releases all lists on its website.
Important documents for SAAT:
The mandatory documents that the candidates must carry to the counseling venue include-
SAAT 2018 Admit card.
Rank card/ result card of SAAT.
School leaving certificate
Colour passport size photographs- 4 units
Caste certificate is applicable.
Important points for SAAT counseling:
The document verification process is also used to check all academic records of the candidate for SAAT.
There will also be a date of birth verification for qualified candidates for SAAT.
Based on the rank and performance in SAAT, the final allotment of seats will occur.
Seat allotment for SAAT will take place in two steps: Mock Allotment and Final Allotment.
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Can you give me a summary of the SAAT exam?
The exam summary for the SAAT exam is as follows: -
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Siksha O Anusandhan University
Who conducts the SAAT exam?
The Siksha O Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar conducts the SAAT exam.
Is the SAAT exam a National level exam?
Yes, the SAAT exam is a National level exam.
What is SAAT?
The Siksha O Anusandhan University Admission Test is conducted by the Siksha O Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar. It is a National level exam conducted for students seeking admissions into the engineering course. The Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University is a private Deemed university in Bhubaneswar, Odisha that is research-focused. This university is comprised of nine schools and colleges that have a degree-granting authority and also comes with a student body of more than 10,000. A number of SOAU programs are accredited nationally for having met the set standards of quality. These include engineering, medicine, business, pharmacy, nursing, biotechnology, agriculture, science, humanities, nanotechnology, environment, materials science and law. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) under Ministry of Human Resource Development ranked SOA University 16th.