SAAT 2020: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, Admit Card, Result

Exam Date : April 14, 2020

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University conducts SAAT 2020 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.

Important Update: Due to the COVID- 19 situation, issue of admit card and all subsequent events have been postponed until further notice.


What is the SAAT 2020 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 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 score card 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 2020 has been postponed and new dates will be announced soon.
  • The SAAT 2020 Application Form is already released on January 1, 2020.
  • SAAT 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 2020 varies according to the course that the candidate wishes to join.
  • Candidates are advised to go through the Important dates for SAAT 2020 and prepare for the test accordingly.
  • The SAAT 2020 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 2020 Admit card to take part in SAAT 2020 Counseling Session.

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

SAAT 2020 Summary

SAAT 2020 Summary
Exam Name Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University Admission Test
Acronym SAAT 2020
Exam Level University
Exam Type UG and PG Entrance
Conducting Authority Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University

SAAT 2020 News

  • Candidates can check their result 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 2020 Important Dates

  • Candidates can fill the Application Forms Online from January 1, 2020 till May 17, 2020 when released.
  • The SAAT exam date is yet to be announced.
  • Date of  SAAT exam results is yet to be announced.
  • Date of SAAT counselling for Options entry is said to be announced soon.
  • Date of SAAT Mock Allotment i.e. Final Allotment is yet to be announced
  • For more information about exam schedule, please refer to the SAAT 2020 Important Dates section.

SAAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • The SAAT 2020 is an entrance exam is 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 2020, 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 2020 Eligibility Criteria before filling the application form.

SAAT 2020 Application Form

Eligible candidates can start filling the application form from January 1, 2020 until May 17, 2020.

  • The SAAT 2020 Application Form 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, feel free to check the SAAT Application Form 2020 section.

SAAT 2020 Admit Card

  • Candidates will be able to get (download) their admit card from the official website of the University.
  • The SAAT Admit card 2020 will be available to the applicants on the official website.
  • Candidates will not be allowed to enter and sit in SAAT 2020 entrance examination without the SAAT 2020 Hall Ticket.
  • For detailed information about the hall ticket, please have a look at the SAAT 2020 Admit Card section.

SAAT 2020 Exam Pattern

  • The exam will be conducted in both the online and offline modes.
  • The SAAT 2020 Exam duration will be of 120 minutes.
SAAT 2020 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 2020 Results

  • The result for SAAT 2020 entrance exam will be released on the official website of the university on January 1, 1970 (tentative). 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 2020 Result on the official site of Siksha 'o' Anusandhan University.
  • After the results are announced, the candidates will be invited for the counselling rounds.

SAAT 2020 Counselling

  • The SAAT 2020 counselling will begin possibly from June 2020.
  • Candidates have to do the registration for counselling to take part in SAAT 2020 counselling process.
  • For detailed information about the Counselling, please visit the SAAT 2020 Counselling section.

SAAT 2020 Syllabus

  • Candidates who are interested to attend SAAT 2020 are advised to go through the SAAT 2020 Syllabus to prepare themselves to get qualified in SAAT 2020.
  • The SAAT 2020 includes the topics based on which the SAAT 2020 will be framed.
  • Candidates can also download the SAAT 2020 Mock Test Paper for their better knowledge.

SAAT 2020 Preparation Tips

  • The SAAT 2020 is a national level entrance test.
  • Candidates appearing in SAAT 2020 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 2020 would also lend punch to the candidate’s preparation.

Guidelines for SAAT 2020 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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.

There are a total of 120 questions asked 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.

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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Discussion Forum

SAAT 2017 exam summary

Can you give me a summary of the SAAT exam?

Asked By: Chaitanya Gupta,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The exam summary for the SAAT exam is as follows: -

Level of exam



Siksha O Anusandhan University

Examination Stream


SAAT 2017 conducting authority

Who conducts the SAAT exam?

Asked By: Avnathi Pandey,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Siksha O Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar conducts the SAAT exam.

SAAT 2017 exam level

Is the SAAT exam a National level exam?

Asked By: Pavana Kumar,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the SAAT exam is a National level exam.

SAAT 2017 Overview

What is SAAT?

Asked By: Madhushree K,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

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.