SAAT 2018: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

    SAAT 2018
    SAAT 2018

    Attention Aspirants, the notification for Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test Admission 2018 (SAAT2018) entrance exam is published. Those who want to appear for SAAT 2018 entrance exam need to visit the official website and apply for SAAT 2018 Application Form until Apr 10, 2018. Hope you all have applied for the exam and now you all are looking to take admission in SAAT. If you want to score great in Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test 2018 and looking to have a better preparation strategy, then you are in the right place. This post will let you know about the SAAT 2018 Admission, Syllabus, CutOff, Preparation tips, Counselling Schedule, Result declaration, Datesheet etc. Have a look.

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    Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT 2018)

    Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University is one of the deemed University conducted Admission Test by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University for admissions to various UG and PG programmes(except medical and dental) including BTech programmes offered by SOA University and its constituent institutes. SAAT 2018 examination Conduct in online mode. it will be held 2018 mid-year from April 20 to April 30.  Before we go deep with the information, let us first have a look at the Major Features of the Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University 

    SAAT 2018 Brief Description

    Exam name Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test
    Exam category Undergraduate
    Exam level University
    Conducting Body Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar
    Mode Of Exam Online
    Commonly known as SAAT
    Programmes covered B. Tech
    Exam Duration 2 hours

    The entrance exam is conducted one time in a year. The aspirant can check details about SAAT 2018 including the application form, exam pattern, exam dates, syllabus and preparation tips below.

     WHY CHOOSE SAAT 2018?

    Before going deep, let us have a look at some of the salient features of SAAT Entrance Exam 2018, Which will give you the answer why choose this Entrance Exam.

    • it is conducted by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University
    • Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University is a deemed University accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
    • It is a national level examination for admission into engineering, pharmacy, law, management, etc

    So, if you have already made your mind to be a part of it, then the very first thing you have to do is to read this article carefully. You will find all the detailed information about SAAT Admission Test 2018. Let us first have a brief look at the Vacancy, Eligibility Criteria and Exam Pattern of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test.

    SAAT  2018 Eligibility Criteria

    Here are the updated eligibility criteria for the SAAT entrance exam 2018.

    Course Undergraduate Age (For UG ) Course Post-Graduate



    Pass/appearing in the 12th or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics (compulsory subjects) along with one of the Chemistry/Computer Science/Information Technology/ Biotechnology/Biology/Informatics/Statistics/Technical Vocational Subject or any other subject.

    Candidates have to secure at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of SC/ST/OBC category) in the above examination.




    Pass/appearing in B.Tech/B.E./AMIE/MCA/M.Sc or equivalent in the respective discipline.

    Candidates have to secure at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category)in the qualifying examination.


    GATE qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test, but they have to the fillup the form.


    Admission into M.Tech. programmes will be done on the basis of performance in SAAT-2018 or valid GATE score.

    B.Pharma 10+2 passed/appearing with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) and or Biology (PCB/ PCMB.) as optional subjects individually.

    Candidates have to secure passing marks individually in all the subjects mentioned above.




    Passed/appearing 3-years bachelor degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST/OBC candidates).

    Candidates must have studied Mathematics at 10+2 or 10+2+3 level.


    Candidates having Business mathematics at +2 or +3 level are not eligible.

    B.Sc in Agriculture Minimum qualification required is 12th passed/appearing with PCM/PCB/PCMB subjects combination. Must have passed in English 10+2 examination. candidates have to pass the qualifying examination with not less than 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ST/PH candidates).


    The minimum age limit is 17 years as on 31st December 2018  

    MCA (LE)

    The prescribed qualification for this course is 3-years BCA, B.Sc in Information Technology and B.Sc in Computer Science with at least 60% aggregate marks.
    BHMCT Passed/appearing 10+2 in any discipline with at least 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST/OBC candidates). MBA/MHM/MHA/MTTM Passed/appearing bachelor’s degree with not less than 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST/OBC candidates).
    BBA Passed/appearing 10+2 in any stream from a recognized institution. M.Sc in Nursing The prescribed qualification is B.Sc Nursing (Basic/Post Basic) passed with at least 55% aggregate marks.

    Candidate should have one year experience as a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife.

    B.Sc in Nursing (Basic) The prescribed qualification is 12th passed/appearing with at least 45% aggregate marks (40% for SC/ST/OBC) taken together in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.Pass 12th exam with English subjects.


    The lower age limit is 17 years as on 31st December 2018.  


    Passed/appearing Bachelor degree in law or studied integrated law courses.
    BBA.LL.B. (Hons.) Passed/appearing 12th examination in any stream by attaining 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST & 42% for OBC).

    CLAT / LSAT qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test, but they have to fill up the form.

    No upper age limit. M.Pharm Passed/appearing B.Pharm examination with at least 55% marks.GPAT qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test, but they have to fill up the forms

    SAAT 2018 Exam Pattern

    Here is the updated Course wise Exam pattern for the SAAT entrance exam 2018.

    Given blow Exam Pattern For All Courses like MBA/MHA/MHMCT/MHTM/MBA (AGRIBUSINESS)/M.Sc–

    Section No. of Questions
    Verbal Reasoning 40
    Analytical Reasoning 40
    General Knowledge 10
    Comprehension 20
    Computer Fundamentals 20

    For BHMCT

    Section No. of Questions
    Reasoning 20
    Service Aptitude 20
    General English 20
    General Knowledge 20
    General Science 20
    Numerical Aptitude 20

    For B.A.LL.B (Hons.)/BBA.LL.B. (Hons.)/BBA/BCA:

    Section No. of Questions
    English including Comprehension 20
    General Knowledge/Current Affairs 20
    Elementary/Numerical Aptitude 20
    Legal Aptitude/Legal Awareness 30
    Logical Reasoning 30

    Basic Guidelines

    • Question Paper Type: All the questions that will appear in the examination are of objective type.
    • Number of Questions: Total 120 questions will be asked on the M.Tech exam. The question paper of B.Tech will include questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.
    • Exam Mode: The examination will be held in online mode (Computer Based).
    • Duration: The examination will be of 2 hours.
    • The medium of Question Paper: The language of the question paper will be English.
    • Marking Scheme: Each correct response is followed by 4 marks.
    • Negative Marking: There is negative marking. One mark will be deducted for each incorrect response.

    SAAT 2018 Syllabus

    SAAT 2018 is conducted for various courses. Therefore, the syllabus is different for each course, Candidate needs to follow given blow both UG and PG Course.

    Here’s given-

     Course (UG) Course (PG)









    B.Sc in Agriculture  

    MCA (LE)

    BBA M.Sc in Nursing
    B.Sc in Nursing (Basic)  


    BBA.LL.B. (Hons.) M.Pharm

    SAAT Preparation Tips

    Candidate needs to follow given blow important Preparation Tips related to SAAT 2018 Entrance Exams-

    •  first of fall-Create your study timetable.
    • You may refer reference books and other study materials for preparation.
    • Understand the complete syllabus and exam pattern before going for studies.
    • Students can also practice previous years question papers & model papers.
    • Last but not the least, stay healthy and take proper diet

    SAAT 2018 Admission Procedure

    One should follow these simple steps to apply for the SAAT 2018 Admission form-

    • One has to Visit the official website of SAAT
    • Click on the apply online or register
    • Fill the personal details carefully.
    • After Filling the personal detail, one has to Select the subject for which He/She is applying.
    • Upload the Photo and signature in the prescribed format.
    • Pay the application fee online.
    • Save the Application form for future use.

    SAAT Exam Dates 2018

    Here, students can get the official dates of SAAT for the academic year 2018-2019:

    Events Dates (Announced)
    Commencement of Online Application Form 15th December 2017
    Last date for the submission of application form 10th April 2018
    Date of Releasing the Admit Card 15th April 2018
    Exam Date 20th to 30th April 2018
    The announcement of Result 3rd week of May 2018
    Counselling Commences From 1st week of June 2018

    SAAT 2018 Admit Card

    The admit card for the SAAT 2018 will be released online from 15th  April  2018. The Admit Card or commonly known as Call Later can be download from official website. The admit card is the mandatory document to carry during the Exam hall at the time of written examination. If a candidate fails to show His/Her SAAT 2018 Admit Card at the time of the written exam, then he/she shall not be allowed to appear for the test. You can follow these steps to download admit card for SAAT 2018 Entrance examination.

    • Visit SAAT entrance exam official website
    • Click on SAAT Admit Card tab/link
    • Enter any two details from – Application Number Date of Birth or Email ID.
    • View and download SAAT admit card
    • Take a clear print of SAAT entrance exam 2018 admit card.

    SAAT 2018 Result

    Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT 2018)  Result will be declared in the First week of May 2018. The result will release online on the website. Students can Cheak their results by entering their roll number and other required details are given below.

    Aspirants need to follow the below given important Steps for SAAT 2018

    • Go to the official website of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University
    • Click on “SAAT Result” tab/link mentioned on the official website.
    • Enter any two details from – Roll number, date of birth and application number.
    • Click on Submit button.
    • View result and download SAAT scorecard.

    SAAT 2018 Reservation of Seats

    Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University reserves seats in all programmes in category wise Tribe (ST), Scheduled Caste (SC), and PwD candidates. While candidates belonging to OBC category are eligible for mark relaxation.

    SAAT 2018 Reservation of seats-

    Category Reservation of seats
    SC 15%
    ST 7.5%
    PwD 3%
    Women 30% of seats under each category for all the programmes

    SAAT 2018 Counselling

    The counselling of SAAT 2018 will begin online in the second week of June. Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University counselling 2018 will be done on the basis of merit and choice of courses filled by candidates. The counselling of candidates for admission to B.Tech courses through JEE Main will be done separately. The detailed SAAT 2018 counselling procedure and schedule will be notified by the university after the ranks are published.

    SAAT Exam Centres 2018

    Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University 2018 will be held in 62 centres across 40 cities of India. The aspirants have to choose three SAAT exam centres and their respective codes as per their preference at the time of filling the application form. Candidates can follow the list of first 10 cities along with their codes below on the table:

    SAAT Exam cites

    Exam cities Code
    Angul 11
    Balasore 12
    Bargarh 13
    Baripada 14
    Bhawanipatna 15
    Berhampur 16
    Bhadrak 17
    Bhubaneswar 18
    Bolangir 19
    Cuttack 20

    Contact details

    Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University
    Khandagiri Square, Bhubaneswar, Orissa.
    Phone no. – +91-674- 2350635, 2350791, 2350794, 2350802, 2350826, 2350642
    Email: [email protected]
    Official Website:

    For any Query related to SAAT 2018 notification, comment on the comment box mentioned below. Our expert will help you to make the Best preparation Strategy for the SAAT Examination.

    Best Of Luck Aspirants..!!!

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