SAAT 2021: Exam Date, Full Form, Registration, Syllabus, Admit Card

Exam Date

Jun 7, 2021

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University conducts SAAT 2021 exam for admission to the UG & PG courses of Engineering, Pharmacy, Nursing, Agriculture, Law, Management, and Hotel Management. To join the engineering program, SAAT Result and JEE Main Scorecard will be referred. NEET scorecard will be considered for admission to the dental & medical programs.

Latest Updates:

  • May 27, 2021: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University has announced the dates for SAAT 2021 phase 1 exam. The exam is scheduled to be held from June 7 to June 13, 2021.
  • February 5, 2021: The application process for SAAT 2021 starts today. Interested candidates may apply for this entrance examination on or before May 31, 2021. The exam date is yet to be announced but it is expected to be conducted in June 2021. For more details about the application process, visit the SAAT Application Form page.


What is the SAAT 2021 Exam?

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 at the University. Candidates looking to get admission into such courses should do so by making an application for SAAT Exam. Then after the results are declared the candidates will be given admission into these courses according to the merit list. The university will display a separate merit list for the candidates belonging to the reserved category. For admission into engineering programs, the university will consider SAAT results and JEE score cards whereas for the dental and medical admissions, the university will consider NEET scorecard along with the SAAT result.

The Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University is a private deemed University in Bhubaneswar, Odisha that is research-focused. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) under the Ministry of Human Resource Development ranked SOA University 16th. The examination for SAAT 2021 has been postponed and new dates will be announced soon.

The SAAT 2021 Application Form will be released soon by the conducting authority. SAAT 2021 is an objective multiple-choice test that is conducted Online at different exam centres 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 the Eligibility Section. Syllabus for SAAT 2021 varies according to the course that the candidate wishes to join. Candidates are advised to go through the Important dates for SAAT 2021 and prepare for the test accordingly.

The SAAT 2021 Result will be available in the online mode under the Result tab on the official website. The seat allotment in the Counseling process for 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 the SAAT 2021 Admit card to take part in SAAT 2021 Counseling Session. For reserved candidates, a separate merit list will be prepared. For admission in Engineering program, JEE Score Card is accepted alongside SAAT 2021 Score Card. For admission in Dental program, NEET Score Card is accepted alongside SAAT 2021 Score Card.

SAAT is an objective type entrance test conducted in Online mode only.

SAAT 2021 Summary

SAAT 2021 Summary
Exam Name Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University Admission Test
Acronym SAAT 2021
Exam Level University
Exam Type UG and PG Entrance
Conducting Authority Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University

SAAT 2021 News

  • Candidates can check their SAAT result 2021 on the official website.
  • Candidates seeking admission in UG courses like B.Tech are provided based on marks scored by the candidates in SAAT and JEE Mains.
  • For Medical courses, the admission to the aspirants is provided based on the NEET Exam.

SAAT 2021 Exam Date

Exam Dates are announced on the official website of SAAT 2021. Candidates can fill the Application Forms Online from the date when released. The exam authority releases a complete schedule with Exam Date, Admit Card Date, Result Dates. The SAAT 2021 Counselling schedule can be released with initial notification, or it can be released later in the process. The Exam dates are of two slots, as the exam is conducted in two slots, with multiples dates.

The table below has a detailed schedule of SAAT 2021.

SAAT 2021 Exam Dates
SAAT 2021 Event Date
SAAT Registration begins Feb 5, 2021
SAAT Registration ends May 31, 2021
SAAT Admit Card release date Date may vary
SAAT Exam Date (Phase 1) Jun 7, 2021, to Jun 13, 2021
SAAT Result To be announced
SAAT Counselling To be announced

SAAT 2021 is conducted in two slots, mentioned below is the slot-wise dates for the same.

SAAT 2021 Slot-wise Exam Date
SAAT 2021 Slot Exam Date
SAAT Slot 1 Jun 7, 2021 to Jun 13, 2021
SAAT Slot 2 To be announced

For more information about exam schedule, please refer to the SAAT 2021 Important Dates section.

SAAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The SAAT 2021 is an entrance exam organized on a national level. The candidates should have obtained at least 45% marks for General category. In the case of the SC/ ST/ OBC category students, the minimum marks obtained should be 40%. The minimum criteria for SAAT 2021, the candidates should have passed class XII/12th or equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and one of these subjects: Chemistry/Computer Science/Information Technology/Biotechnology/Statistics/Biology/Informatics or any other subject.

For M.Tech course, the candidates need to qualify the GATE Exam.

Candidates must check SAAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria before filling the application form.

SAAT 2021 Application Form

Eligible candidates can start filling the application form now as it is available on the official website. Read all the instructions and fill all the necessary details with the required information on the application form. For more information about the application form, kindly check the SAAT Application Form 2021 section.

Documents and Details Required for SAAT 2021 Form:

  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Name of the Candidate
  • Email and Mobile Number
  • Academic Details
  • Gender
  • Category (Do not forget to produce certificates for the same)
  • Postal Address

SAAT 2021 Admit Card

Candidates will be able to get (download) their admit card from the official website of the University. You can download the SAAT 2021 admit card by logging in using your credentials such as Application Number and Email Address. Candidates will not be allowed to enter and sit in SAAT 2021 entrance examination without the SAAT 2021 Hall Ticket. For detailed information about the hall ticket, please have a look at the SAAT 2021 Admit Card section.

Steps to Download SAAT 2021 Admit Card

  • Visit the official website of SAAT 2021, check the link in the Contact Details.
  • A new window will open for Admit Card access
  • Enter the login cedentials such as application number, mobile number, email and click on submit
  • A PDF of SAAT 2021 Admit Card will appear.
  • Click on download and take a print of your SAAT 2021 Admit Card.

SAAT 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam will be conducted in both the online and offline modes. The SAAT 2021 Exam duration will be of 120 minutes. Mentioned below is the detailed SAAT 2021 Exam Pattern with mode, marking scheme, and other details.

SAAT 2021 Pattern
Exam Mode Offline and Online
Paper Type Objective Type
Duration 120 minutes
Medium of Exam English
Total Marks 480
No. of Questions 180
No. of Sections 3
Questions per Section

Physics - 60 Questions

Chemistry - 60 Questions

Mathematics - 60 Questions

Marks for Each Correct Answer +4
Marks deducted for Each Wrong Answer -1

SAAT 2021 Results

The result for SAAT 2021 entrance exam will be released on the official website of the university. The results will be announced in the form of the merit lists. The merit lists will be released for the different streams like, B.Pharm, B.Sc, BHMCT, MCA, MBA, MHA, BA LLB etc. Candidates can check their SAAT 2021 Result on the official site of Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University. After the results are announced, the candidates will be invited for the counselling rounds. The SAAT 2021 counselling will happen online. The candidates who clear the cutoff will get their names featured in the Merit List.

Note: The result of Engineering courses of SAAT 2021 is announced before the rest of the courses. The dates can differ and will be notified on this page.

Following are the points on which the Cutoff depends:

  • Number of Students participating
  • Difficulty Level of Questions
  • Number of Seats Available

SAAT Merit List

Post the publication of results, the SAAT exam board will release a Merit List based on the score and other criteria. For the B.Tech aspirants, an exclusive merit list will be prepared based on the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, and Maths by the candidates. The selection procedure will take place on the basis of the rank secured in the merit list and as per the availability of seats. Stepwise method to check the SAAT 2021 merit list is written below.

  • Go to the official website of SAAT.
  • Click on the Link of SAAT 2021 Merit List.
  • You will witness a list of programs, click on the one you appeared for.
  • Check the PDF File.
  • Review the merit list and save it for future reference.

SAAT 2021 Counselling

The SAAT 2021 Counselling usually begins with a week of result declaration.

Candidates have to do the registration for counselling to take part in SAAT 2021 counselling process. The SAAT 2021 Counselling result is declared via mail or text message from the Counseling authority, the information of further procedure is also included with it. The selected candidates will require to submit the fee within the stipulated duration. For detailed information about the Counselling, please visit the SAAT 2021 Counselling section. Do not forget to produce your category certificate to avail benefit in the admission process.

SAAT 2021 Counselling process will be conducted in more than one round. So, a candidate should check this page and official website for updates. The counselling process will have verification of documents, following is the list of documents required:

  • 10th and 12th Marksheets
  • Character Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Caste Certificate (If required)
  • Aadhar Card
  • SAAT 2021 Admit Card
  • SAAT #Rank Card
  • Other Certificates (In case of Sports quota, and other extra-curricular)

SAAT 2021 Syllabus

Candidates who are interested to attend SAAT 2021 are advised to go through the SAAT 2021 Syllabus to prepare themselves to get qualified in SAAT 2021. The SAAT 2021 includes the topics based on which the SAAT 2021 will be framed. Candidates can also download the SAAT #year Mock papers for their better knowledge.

SAAT 2021 Preparation Tips

The SAAT 2021 is a national level entrance test with high competetion. In 2021, many exams are assuming Remote Proctored format, candidates are advised to get an understanding of this exam method by trying a mock test in the same format. Candidates appearing in SAAT 2021 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 their attention. Learning in detail about the exam pattern of SAAT 2021 would also lend punch to the candidate’s preparation.

Guidelines for SAAT 2021 Exam


  • Bring 2 colour photographs, Identity proof and photocopy of ID Proof as mentioned in the application for the 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.

SAAT Instructions

  • No candidate will be allowed in the examination hall after the start of the examination.

SAAT Instructions

  • The candidate is required to put his\her signature on the attendance sheet in the presence of the invigilators.

SAAT Instructions

  • 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.

SAAT Instructions

  • Having in possession of any notebook(s) or notes or chits or any other unauthorized material concerning the subject about the examination paper.
  • A candidate who fails to observe these regulations may be disqualified and debarred from appearing in SAAT examination.
  • The admit card is issued provisionally is subject to the scrutiny of the eligibility. The candidate would be considered for the admission only after verification of the eligibility.

SAAT Instructions

  • The candidate is not allowed to change of seat without the prior permission of the invigilator.

Contact Details

Email: [email protected]



What is the frequency of this exam?

The SAAT Exam is conducted yearly. It is conducted once a year, every year.

For which programs, SAAT Exam is conducted?

The SAAT Exam is conducted for admissions into different UG and PG programs of various streams like Pharmacy, Medical, Engineering, Nursing, Law, Management, and Hotel Management in the Siksha O Anusadhan University in the state of Odisha.

How many questions are there in the SAAT Exam?

There are a total of 120 questions asked in the SAAT Exam.

Is there negative marking in the SAAT Exam?

Yes. There is negative marking in the SAAT Exam. The candidate will receive 4 marks for every correctly answered question whereas there will be penalty of 1 mark for the wrong answers i.e. candidate will lose 1 mark for incorrect answers.

Is SAAT Exam compulsory for getting admission into Siksha O Anusandhan University?

No. The SAAT Exam is not necessary for getting admission into Siksha O Anusandhan University. If the candidate has given any other national level entrance exam instead of the SAAT Exam, then those scores will be considered for the admissions.


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