Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan is a private university located in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. It is a deemed to be University accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It conducts its own entrance examination named Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT) for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate programme. It also offers admission to various research programmes.. This article will talk about all the important events of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Entrance Examination for the academic session 2018.
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Important Update of SAAT 2018
Final Admission Schedule for B.Tech has been released. The candidates who have been provisionally admitted to different branches of B.Tech. are required to report as per the schedule given here
SAAT 2018 branch preferences can be entered by the candidates now! Click here to fill the form.
All the candidates who wish to apply to SOA through JEE Main 2018 can fill the online application form now. Click here to get the form.
The SAAT 2018 results have been released for candidates who had taken the examination. Click here to check your SAAT result now.
The Counselling dates and venue for the SAAT 2018 has been announced by the official admission committee. To know the detailed procedure of SAAT Counselling 2018, visit the “SAAT Counselling 2018” section given below.
Last date for branch preference submission and counselling has been announced by the official authority. Check the dates for the same which has been provided in the table below.
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan had released the application form for SAAT 2018 online at the official website. The interested candidate could fill up the application form until 10th April 2018, however, the entrance examination was conducted from 20th to 30th April 2018. Admission to all the courses except MBBS, BDS, PG Medical & PG Dental in Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University will be only through SAAT 2018. Admission to MBBS, BDS, PG Medical & PG Dental programmes will be done through marks and rank obtained in NEET 2018 Examination.
Important Dates of SAAT 2018
|S. No||Events||Dates (announced)|
|1.||Release of Application form||15th December 2017|
|2.||Late Date to fill up application form online||10th April 2018|
|3.||Release of Admit Card||17th April 2018 onwards|
|4.||Dates of examination||20th to 30th April 2018.|
|5.||Declaration of Result||3rd May 2018|
|6.||Last date for branch preference submission||Via SAAT 2018- 5th May 2018|
Via JEE Main 2018- 15th May 2018
|7.||SAAT Counselling|| |
7th, 8th and 9th May 2018
SAAT Counselling 2018
The SAAT Counselling 2018 was conducted from 7th May to 9th May 2018. The counselling schedule and venue had been announced by the official admission authority. The information regarding the same has been provided below. After the publication of Merit List of SAAT 2018 Examination, the official authority conducted the counselling procedure. Counselling procedure for SAAT 2018 was conducted via online mode. Shortlisted applicants were required to enter the choice of their course. The candidates were called for counselling according to the ranks obtained in the merit list. Document verification was done at the time of reporting at the Institute.
Date of Counselling: From 7th May to 9th May 2018
Venue: Auditorium –I, Bansuri Guru Auditorium, ITER Campus, Jagamohan Nagar, Jagamara, Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar-751030)
Documents required for provisional admission in original
- Original SAAT 2018 Rank Card
- A valid Photo Identity Proof (Aadhaar UID)
- 10th Mark Sheet and Certificate
- 12th Mark Sheet and Certificate for passed out students. (Students Appearing 12th Exam should bring Admit Card)
- Caste certificate if any.
- PH certificate from Medical Board, IMS & SH, attached & PH Certificate issued by Competent Authority.
- Two sets of photocopies of the above documents.
- 2 nos of colour passport size photograph.
Provisional Admission Fee: Demand draft of ₹30, 000/- drawn from any nationalized bank in favour of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Payable at Bhubaneswar
Courses offered by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan university conduct test for admission to Undergraduate and Postgraduate. It offers various courses in the field of engineering, pharmacy, law and management. To know about the courses/programmes in detail, follow the table given below
|1.||Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech)||4 Years||Civil Engineering|
Computer Science & Engineering
Computer Science & Information Technology
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
|2.||B.Tech. Lateral Entry||3 Years||Same as offered in B. Tech|
|3.||Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)||3 Years||–|
|4.||Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)||3 Years||–|
|5.||Bachelorof Hotel Management & Catering Technology (BHMCT||4 Years||—|
|6.||Lateral Entry BHMCT||3 Years||–|
|7.||Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm.)||4 Years||–|
|8.||Lateral Entry B.Pharm. Programme||3 Years||–|
|9.||B.Sc. in Nursing (Basic)||4 Years||–|
|10.||B.Sc. in Nursing (Post Basic)||2 Years||–|
|11.||B.Sc. in Agriculture – B.Sc. (Ag.)||4 Years||–|
|12.||B.A. LL.B (Hons) & BBA LL.B (Hons)||5 Years||–|
|13.||Master in Technology (M.Tech)||2 Years||Department of Civil Engineering|
Environment & Climate
Environment Climate Science & Technology
Department of Electrical Engineering
Power Electronics & Drives
Renewable Energy Engineering & Management
Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering
Communication System Engineering
VLSI Design & Embedded Systems
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Power Systems & Power Electronics
Department of Computer Science & Information Technology
Computer Science & Informatics
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Thermal Science & Heat Power Engineering
Manufacturing Sciences & Engineering
Mechanical System Design
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering
Computer Science & Data Processing
|15.||MBA in Hospital Administration (MHA)||2 Years||–|
|16.||Master of Computer Application (MCA)||3 Years||–|
|17.||Lateral Entry MCA||2 Years||–|
|18.||Master of Hospitality Management (MHM)||2 Years||–|
|19.||Master of Tourism & Travel Management (MTTM)||2 Years||–|
|20.||Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm)||2 Years||Pharmaceutics|
|22.||Master of Science (M.Sc.)||2 years||Biotechnology|
Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
Chemical Biology & Drug Design
Nano Science & Nano Technology
|21.||M.Sc. in Nursing||2 Years||Medical & Surgical Nursing|
Community Health Nursing
Obstetric & Gynaecological Nursing
|22.||M.Sc. in Agriculture||2 years||Agronomy|
Plant Breeding & Genetics
Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
|23.||MBA in Agribusiness||2 Years||–|
|25.||Ph. D||Click Here|
Eligibility Criteria for SAAT 2018
To take SAAT 2018 Examination, candidates must satisfy the eligibility criteria set by the official authority. Since Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University offers admission in the field of Engineering, Law, Pharmacy and Management etc, so it has a definite set of eligibility criteria for different courses. Before filling up the application form, the candidates must know eligibility conditions required to apply for that particular course. Applicants can find out the eligibility criteria for any course from the table given below
|Course/programmes||Required Eligibility Criteria|
|Bachelor of Technology (B Tech)||Candidates who have passed or appearing 10+2 or equivalent examination in the year 2018 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects: Chemistry / Computer Science / Information Technology /Biotechnology / Biology / Informatics / Statistics / Technical Vocational subject or any other subject as approved by appropriate authority with at least 45% marks (40% in case of SC / ST / OBC category).|
|Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm)||Candidates who have passed or appearing 10+2 examination in the year 2018 conducted by the respective state/central government authorities recognized as equivalent to 10+2 examination by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (P.C.M) and or Biology (P.C.B / P.C.M.B.) as optional subjects individually.|
Any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examinations. (As per the norms and regulations of Pharmacy Council of India)
|Bachelor of Hotel Management and catering Technology|
|Candidates who have passed or appearing 10+2 examination in the year 2018 in any discipline with atleast 45% marks (40% in case of SC / ST / OBC category)|
|B. Sc. in Nursing (Basic)||Applicants who have passed or appearing 10+2 examination in the year 2018 with atleast 45% marks in aggregate (Physics, Chemistry & Biology taken together) and 40% marks in aggregate for SC / ST / OBC candidates and must have passed in English.|
Age Limit: The lower age limit is 17 years as on 31.12.2018.
|Post Basic B. Sc. in Nursing (Post Basic)||Candidates must have passed GNM examination, and registered with concerned State Nursing Council.|
|BBA||Candidates passed or appearing 10+2 or equivalent in the year 2018 in any stream.|
|BCA||Candidates passed or appearing 10+2 or equivalent in the year 2018 in any stream having Mathematics.|
|B. Sc. In in Agriculture||Candidates must have passed or appearing at 10+2 examination in the year 2018 with not less than 50% marks in aggregate for admission under General and OBC categories, 40% marks in aggregate for admission under SC, ST and PH categories, with PCM/PCB/PCMB subject combinations. Candidates must have passed in English 10+2 examination.|
Age Limit: The lower age limit is 17 years as on 31.12.2018.
|B.A. LLB. (Hons) and B.B.A. LLB. (Hons)||Candidates must have passed or appearing 10+2 or equivalent in the year 2018 in any stream with at least 45% marks. Relaxable to 40% in case of SC/ST and 42% in case OBC.|
Age Limit: There is no upper age limit at present, however it is subjected to the decision of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India and BCI notification in this regard.
|NOTE: CLAT / LSAT qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test, but they have to fill up the form.|
|For Master Degree Programmes|
|Master of Technology|
|Candidates must have passed or appearing in the year 2018 in B.Tech. or equivalent in the relevant field. Obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination. Or Candidates must have passed or appearing in M.Sc. (Electronics) are eligible for M.Tech. in VLSI Designing and Embedded System / M.Tech. in Microelectronics / M.Tech. in Digital Signal & Image Processing /M.Tech. in Communication System Engineering.|
Candidates must have passed or appearing in the year 2018 in
B. Tech. or equivalent in the relevant field. Obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination are eligible for M.Tech. in Structural Engineering / M. Tech. in Geotechnical Engineering.
Candidates must have passed or appearing in the year 2018 in B. Tech. or equivalent in the relevant field. Obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination. OR Pass or appearing (2018) in MCA or M. Sc. (Mathematics) degree is eligible for M.Tech. in Computer Science & Data Processing.
Candidates must have passed or appearing in the year 2018 in B. Tech. or equivalent in the relevant field. Obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination are eligible for M. Tech. in Power Electronics & Drives / M. Tech. in Energy Technology & Management / M. Tech. in Renewable Energy Engineering & Management /M. Tech. in Power Systems & Power Electronics.
Candidates must have passed or appearing in the year 2018 in B. Tech. or equivalent in the relevant field. Obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination. OR M. Sc. in Computer Science and IT are eligible for M. Tech in Computer Science & Engineering /M. Tech. in Computer Science & Informatics.
Candidates must have passed or appearing in the year 2018 in B. Tech. or equivalent in the relevant field. Obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying Examination are eligible for M. Tech. in Thermal Science & Heat Power Engineering /M. Tech. in Manufacturing Sciences & Engineering /M. Tech. in Mechanical System Design.
A candidate with B. Tech. (Environmental / Chemical / Civil / Mechanical / Metallurgy) or M. Sc. (Environmental Science / Chemistry / Biotechnology / Geology / Life Science / Botany / Zoology) is eligible for M. Tech. in Environmental Science & Technology.
M. Sc. (Physics) / M. Sc. (Chemistry) / B. Tech. (Electronics & Communication Engg.) / B. Tech (Electrical Engg.) is eligible for For M. Tech. Material Science & Technology.
B. Tech./B.E. in Biotechnology or related fields / M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Life Science or equivalent / MBBS / B. Pharm. / B.V.Sc. with Biology as a subject at +2 level are eligible for M. Tech. in Biotechnology.
|NOTE: GATE qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test, but they have to the fill up the application form. Admission into M. Tech. programmes will be done on the basis of performance in SAAT-2018 or valid GATE score.|
|MCA||Candidates must have passed or appearing in the year 2018 at three year Bachelor Degree in any discipline from any recognized University with atleast 50% of marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC Category) having Mathematics at 10+2 level or at +3 level.|
Candidates having Business mathematics at +2 or +3 level are not eligible.
|MBA / MHA / MHM / MTTM||Candidates must have passed or appearing in the year 2018 minimum three years of Bachelor Degree in Science, Commerce and Arts / B.E. / B. Tech. / MBBS / B. Pharm. / B. Sc. Agri. / BVSC / BHMS / BAMS / BDS / BPT / BHMCT / BBA / BCA examination or equivalent, from any recognized University with atleast 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category).|
|M. Pharm.||Candidates must have passed or appearing in the year 2018 at B. Pharm examination from any recognized University with atleast 55% marks.|
The admission of selected candidates shall be subjected to any other mandatory requirements as per the norms of Pharmacy Council of India.
NOTE: GPAT qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test, but they have to fill up the forms.
|M.Sc. (Biotechnology / Nano Science & Nano Technology / Medicinal & Aromatic Plants / Molecular Biology)||Candidates must have Passed or appearing in the year 2018 at Bachelor degree in Science / Agriculture / Pharmacy / Veterinary / Engineering & Technology / Medicine (MBBS/BDS) / Physics (Honours) / Chemistry (Honours) / Mathematics (Honours) or equivalent from any recognized University with atleast 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC category).|
|M.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)||Candidates must have passed or appearing in the year 2018 at Bachelor degree in Science Physics (Honours) / Chemistry (Honours) / Mathematics (Honours) or equivalent respectively from any recognized University with atleast 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC category).|
|M.Sc. (Chemical Biology & Drug Design)||Candidates must have passed or appearing in the year 2018 B. Sc. with Chemistry (Honours) / B. Tech in Chemical Engineering / B. Pharm / M. Pharm with atleast 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC category).|
|M.Sc. in Nursing||Candidates must have passed B. Sc. Nursing (Basic/Post Basic) Degree with 55% aggregate from an Institution recognized by Indian Nursing Council with a minimum of one year experience either in teaching or clinical area after registration in respective State Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife.|
|LLM||Candidates must have passed or appearing in the year 2018 Bachelor degree in Law or studied Integrated Law courses or equivalent thereof, from any recognized university.|
|M.Sc. (Agriculture)||Candidates must have passed or appearing in the year 2018 B.Sc. (Agriculture) / B.Sc.(Horticulture) from any recognized University by State and Central Government Marks in qualifying examination.|
Candidate should have OGPA 6.5 and GPA 7.0 in concerned discipline on 10 point scale.
Candidate belonging to SC/ST/PH shall have OGPA 5.5 And GPA 6.0 in concerned discipline on a 10 point scale.
The requirement of minimum percentage of marks (OGPA/GPA) as indicated above shall not be applicable to the candidate sponsored by State Government/ Central Government/ Nominee of ICAR.
Age Limit: Minimum age limit is 21 year as on 31.07.2018. No relaxation in age limit.
|MBA (Agribusiness)||Candidates must have passed or appearing in the year 2018 B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.V.Sc. & A.H./ B.Tech. (Ag. Engg.) / B.Tech. (Dairy Science / Biotechnology) /B.F.Sc. B.Sc.(Forestry) / BAMS /B.Sc.(Hort.) / B.Sc.(H.Sc.) / B.Tech / B.Sc. / B.Com. / BBA from a recognized University with 50% marks for general and 45% marks for SC/ST/PH candidates and 55% for Graduate of Agriculture and allied subjects.|
For admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme, research scholars can apply to Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan university through online mode only. Candidates will have to qualify through a written test and personal interview of the shortlisted candidates. Eligibility criteria to apply for PhD programme is provided in the table below
|1.||Candidates must have passed M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Pharma. / M.Phil / MHMCT / MHA /MHM /MTTM /LLM / MD / MS / MDS / M.Sc. (Nursing) or equivalent in relevant discipline with a minimum of 6.75 CGPA in a 10 point scale or 60 percent of marks in aggregate.|
|2.||Candidates must have passed B.E./B.Tech./B.Pharm./MCA or equivalent in relevant discipline with CGPA of 7.75 o 70 percent and above marks in aggregate and one publication in a reputed National Journal and one in reputed International Journal and minimum work experience of 2 years.|
|3.||Scientist or researcher from National Laboratories / industry and more than 10 years of research experience, two papers Publications (One in National Journal and one in International Journal) with 6.75 CGPA or 60 percent in aggregate.|
|4.||MBBS (Medical Science with 6.25 CGPA or 55 percent of marks in aggregate. M. Sc. / M. Phil in Clinical Psychology with 6.75 CGPA or 60 percent of marks in aggregate.|
|5.||BDS (Dental Science) with CGPA 6.75 or 60 percent marks in aggregate.|
|6.||M.Sc. In Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics / Biotechnology and other related disciplines with CGPA 6.75 or 60 percent marks in aggregate.|
|7.||M.Sc in Chemistry / Physics with CGPA 6.75 or 60 percent marks in aggregate (Centre for Nano Science and Nano Technology)|
|8.||M.A. in English / Economics/ Library and Information Science / Literature with CGPA 6.25 or 55 percent of marks.|
|9.||MBA/ PGDM/ (AICTE approved)/ M. Com./ MA in Economics/ PMIR/ M. Tech industrial Engg. / Public administration, with 6.75 CGPA or 60 percent in aggregate. (Only for Business Administration)|
Admit Card of SAAT 2018
The official authority of SAAT had announced date of release of admit card for SAAT 2018. The Admit Card or Hall Ticket was scheduled to be released on 15th April onwards, however. The entrance examination was conducted from 20th to 30th April 2018. Applicants needed to carry the admit card on the day of examination. To know more about the admit card, candidate can refer to “SAAT 2018 Admit Card” article.
The SAAT 2018 Admit card was available for download. Click here to Login!
Application Form SAAT 2018
Interested candidates who want to get enrolled for a course of their choice in Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, had to fill up the application form. Aspirants need to be aware of the eligibility criteria required for that particular course in which they want to get enrolled at the Institute. Candidates could fill up the application form for SAAT 2018 online until 10th April 2018. To fill up the application form of SAAT 2018, follow the steps below
Application Form Fee for SAAT 2018
NOTE: There is no application/examination fee for KIITEE 2018. All the candidates are exempted from paying the application fee.
This the first and foremost process to apply for SAAT 2018 Entrance Examination. Applicants have to register themselves by entering the following details on the official website.
- Name of the applicant
- Valid Mobile Number.
Filling Application Form
Candidates need to login by entering the user name and password provided at the time of registration. After submission of the user name and password, applicant will be directed to application form page. Candidates have to provide the following details:
- Personal Details
- Qualification Details
- Details of Address
Uploading of Documents
After entering the all the general information, candidates need to upload the scanned images of the Documents as per the specification given below.
|Photograph||50KB to 1MB||(3.5×4.5)cm||Png., Gif., Jpg., Jpeg.|
|Signature||50KB to 1MB||(3.5×1.5)cm||Png., Gif., Jpg., Jpeg.|
Printout of Application Form
After the submission of all the details, candidates must check all the details entered is correct or not. Clicking on submit option, the filled up application form along with the uploaded images will appear on the screen. Applicants are advised to download that page take the print out of the same for future use. To know more about the application form, Candidate can refer to “SAAT 2018 Application Form” article.
Correction of Application Form
Request for change/edit in any field in the application form will not be entertained under any circumstances once it is submitted. So, candidates are advised to enter the details carefully while filling up the application form.
Exam Pattern for SAAT 2018
Exam pattern gives information about entrance examination. Information like examination duration, marking scheme, Subject combination etc play a significant role in the preparation for the test. SAAT 2018 Entrance Examination has a definite set of exam pattern. To know about the same, follow the table given below.
|1.||Examination date||20th to 30th April 2018.|
|2.||Examination Mode||Online (Computer Based)|
|3.||Medium of Language||English|
|4.||Duration||2 Hours (120 Minutes)|
|5.||Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)|
|6.||Total Number of questions||120|
|8.||Marking Scheme||4 Marks will be awarded for each correct answer|
|9.||Negative Marking||1 mark will be deducted for wrong answer|
|10.||Section||Subjects||No. of Questions||Marks||Total Marks|
Syllabus for SAAT 2018
SAAT 2018 Entrance Examination is conducted for admission to various courses. Syllabus for SAAT Examination is different for various courses. The type of questions from the subjects one has to face in the examination depends on the choice of course made by the candidate while filling up the application form.
To check the syllabus of all the courses offered by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University – Click Here
To know about the subject combination and number of question for SAAT 2018 Examination for all the courses, candidates can follow the given link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CoK9taD6i4A8HdR_fucUOHZuMfOeQ52P
Exam Centers for SAAT 2018
Examination Center is the place/city where a candidate has to appear for the exam. Applicants had to choose one of the examination centers as per their preference from the list given below while filling up the application form. Exam centre list contains the name of the State and City where the applicants can appear for the SAAT 2018 Exam. Exam centre and venue is mentioned on the admit card. To have a look at the exam centre list for SAAT 2018, refer the table given below
|S.No||Examination State||Examination City|
|4.||West Bengal||· Kharagpur|
|10.||Uttar Pradesh||· Lucknow|
Seat Reservation of SAAT 2018
The official authority of SAAT 2018 examination reserves a certain percentage of the total number of seats for the special category candidates. Special category candidates here refers to Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/Physically challenged(PC). Candidates have to mention their category while filling up the application form to avail the benefit of seat reservation. Candidates must have valid document/certificates to support their claiming category for seat reservation. Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates are only eligible for marks relaxation.
Percentage of seat reserved for each special categories are provided in the table below
Result of SAAT 2018
After the SAAT 2018 Entrance Examination was conducted, the official authority had declared the result. The candidates who had appeared in the examination could view and download the result by visiting the official website from 1st week of May 2018 onwards. Applicants could access the result by entering the roll number and application number in the result tab. To know more about the result of SAAT 2018, candidates can refer to “SAAT 2018 Result/Cut-off/Merit List” article.
Cut-off for SAAT 2018
The cut-off is the minimum qualifying marks that an applicant must score in order to be eligible for the subsequent rounds. Cut-off mark is determined by the official authority considering various factors. The official authority will release the cut-off marks for SAAT 2018 Examination soon after the declaration of result. Candidate appeared in the SAAT 2018 need to check the cut-off marks online by visiting the official website.
Merit List of SAAT 2018
Based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the SAAT 2018 Entrance Examination, the official authority prepares the merit list. Merit list contains the name of the shortlisted candidates eligible for counselling. Applicants having a higher rank in the merit list are called first for counselling. The Merit list was released for different courses separately. Candidates could check and download the merit list by visiting the official website.
Seat Allotment of SAAT 2018
Candidates who have participated in the online counselling for have been allotted seats based on their SAAT 2018 rank, choice of courses and the availability of seats in that in that particular course. Candidates were issued the provisional seat allotment letter on the official website. They were required to download the letter and attend the University to complete their document verification and pay the academic fees to confirm their admissions.