SAAT 2018 Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University Admission Test

 

SAAT 2018 common entrance test for Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University Admissions 2018

 

SAAT 2018 is the Common Entrance Exam for Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University admission to UG and PG courses for the academic session 2018-19

 

The University conducts SOA University Admission Test each year. Sikha 'O' Anusandhan University has announced that it will hold SAAT 2018 from 20th- 30th April 2018 in 35 cities in India, except for medical & dental programs (UG & PG)

 

Programs Offered

Candidates can apply online for SAAT-2018 Entrance for various Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses in Engineering, Pharmacy, Nursing, Management, Hospital Administration, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Law & Agriculture

UG - Bachelor of Degree Programs
Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University offers Undergraduate Programs in Agriculture, Business Administration, Biotechnology, Dental/Medical Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hospitality Management, Hospital Administration and Law
B. Tech (4 years) in Civil Engg., Computer Sci. & Engg., Computer Sci. & IT, Electrical Engg., Electrical & Electronics Engg., Electrical Instrumentation & Control Engg., Electronics & Communication Engg., Electronics & Instrumentation Engg., Mechanical Engineering
MBBS
BDS
BBA
B.Pharm
BHMCT
B.Sc
B.Sc . Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing)

Dual Degree Programs
Dual Degree in Engg (B.Tech&M.Tech) (DEE) in different branches of engineering Dual Degree in Management (B.Tech& MBA) (DDM)

PG - Post Graduate Programs
Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University offers Post Graduate Programs in Business Administration, Biotechnology, Dental and Medical Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hospitality Management, Hospital Administration
M.Tech in Electronics & Instrumentation Engg Dept., Civil Engg Dept., Electronics & Communication Engg Dept., Electrical Engg Dept., Electrical & Electronics Engg Dept., Mechanical Engineering Dept., Computer Science & Information Technology Dept., Computer Science & Engineering Dept., Computer Science & Data Processing, Material Science & Technology, Environmental Science & Technology and Biotechnology
MCA
MBA
MHA
MHM
MHMCT
MHTM
M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Assurance, Pharmacology and Pharma technology
M.Sc . in Biotechnology
M.Sc. in Nano Science & Nano Technology
M.Sc. Nursing in Medical & Surgical Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Paediatric Nursing, and Obstetric &Gynaecological Nursing
Master of Laws (LLM)

Lateral Entry Programs
Under Lateral Entry (LE) scheme 20% of intake capacity of previous year in appropriate discipline and carry forward vacant seats of 1st year of Engineering/Pharmacy/Hotel Management/Nursing/MCA will be filled up at the 2nd year level

Lateral Entry MCA
B.Pharm (Bachelor of Pharmacy)
BHMCT (Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology)
MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) Programs in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics; Oral Maxillofacial Surgery; Oral Medicine and Radiology; Oral Pathology and Microbiology; Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics; Prosthodontics and Crown Bridge; Periodontology

 

Eligibility Criteria for UG courses

The eligibility criteria for SOA University Admission Test (Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University Admission Test - SAAT 2018) for various UG Courses is elaborated as below
B. Tech Program- Pass or appearing (in the year 2018) at 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects alongwith one of the following subjects : Chemistry / Computer Science/Information Technology /Biotechnology/Biology/Informatics / Statistics or any other subject as approved by appropriate authority, by securing 50% marks in aggregate (all subjects inclusive)

B. Pharm Program - Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination (2018) with pass mark in individual subjects - English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology

BHMCT Program - Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination (2018) in any discipline with atleast 45% marks (40% in case of SC/ST/OBC category)

B.Sc. in Agriculture Program - Pass or appearing at 10+2 exam (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. Pass in English in the 10+2 examination is essential

Age Limit: The lower age limit is 17 years and the upper age limit is 23 years as on 31-12-2018
B.Sc. in Nursing (Basic) Programs - Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination (2018) with at least 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) - Passed GNM examination, and registered with concerned State Nursing Council

Five years integrated BA LLB (Hons) and BBA LLB (Hons) Program - Pass or appearing (2018) the 10+2 or equivalent in any stream with atleast 45% marks. Relaxable to 40% in case of SC/ST
Candidate should not have completed 20 years of age as on 01st August 2018. The upper age limit shall be relaxed by a period of 2 (two) years for SC and ST candidates

BBA - Pass or appearing (2018) the 10+2 or equivalent in any stream

MBBS/BDS Eligibility - Pass or appearing at 10+2 exam or any equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany and Zoology) and English individually and must have secured a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in the qualifying exam
In respect of the candidates belonging to SC/ST & OBC the marks secured in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together in qualifying exam can be 40% instead of 50% for General Candidates
For PH candidates qualifying exam marks is 45% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together. As per MCI & DCI guidelines candidates have to secure at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) taken together in the entrance test. All candidates must pass in English

Age Limit: The lower age limit is 17 years and the upper age limit is 25 years as on 31st December. Further provided that this upper age limit shall be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for SC/ST candidates

 

Eligibility Criteria for PG Courses
The eligibility criteria for SOA University Admission Test (Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University Admission Test - SAAT 2018) for various PG Courses is elaborated as below

For M. Tech Program - Pass or appearing in BE/B.Tech/AMIE /MCA/M.Sc. in the respective discipline or equivalent
Candidates having MCA &M.Sc (Maths) degree are eligible for M.Tech in Comp Sci. & Data Processing; candidates with M.Sc (Electronics) are eligible for M.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engg and M.Tech in Electronics & Instrumentation Engg., M.Sc. in Computer Science and IT are eligible for M.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering and CS & IT respectively

A candidate with B.Tech (Environmental/Chemical/Civil/Mechanical/Metallurgy) or M.Sc (Environmental Sci/Chemistry/Biotechnology/Geology/Life Science/Botany/Zoology) is eligible for M.Tech in Environmental Science & Technology

M.Tech in Biotechnology, candidates having 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
Admission to M.Tech, candidates have to pass the qualifying examination with atleast 50% marks
GATE qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test, but they have to submit the filled up form

MCA - Pass or appearing at three year Bachelor Degree in any discipline from any recognised 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/MHTM/MHMCT - Pass or appearing three year 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 exam or equivalent from any recognised University with atleast 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category)

For MHMCT the candidate must have secured atleast 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC Category) in BHMCT
Candidate having a minimum composite score of 500 in GMAT/CAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA or any other equivalent test are exempted from appearing SAAT. They are required only to submit the filled up application form; admission will be done on the basis of performance in SAAT or MAT followed by group discussion and personal interview (GD/PI), all taken together

M. Pharm - Pass or appearing at B.Pharm examination from any recognized University with atleast 50% marks

M.Sc All (Biotechnology/Nano Science & Nano Tech/Medicinal & Aromatic Plants/Molecular Biology/Chemical Biology & Drug Design): Pass or appearing at three year Bachelor degree in Science OR four year Bachelor course in Agriculture/Pharmacy /Veterinary /Engg/Technology/ Medicine (MBBS/BDS) from any recongnised University with atleast 50% marks (45% incase of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category)

M.Sc in Chemical Biology & Drug Design the candidates should have B.Sc Chemistry (Honours) /B.Tech in Chemical Engg/B.Pharm/M.Pharm with atleast 50% marks (45% incase of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category)

M.Sc. in Nursing - 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 but they should be registered in State Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife

LLM - Pass or appearing Bachelor Degree in Law or studied Integrated Law Course or equivalent thereof, from any recognized University, securing 50% Marks in aggregate

Lateral Entry Program - Admission to 2nd year Degree Program in Engg, Pharmacy & Hotel Management for Diploma holders; pass or appearing at three-year diploma course in Engg/ Pharmacy and Hotel Management respectively with at least 60% marks in aggregate from State Council of Technical Education and Vocational Training (SCTE&VT), Odisha or equivalent

Lateral Entry MCA - Pass or appearing in three year Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA), B.Sc in Information Technology and B.Sc in Computer Science with atleast 60% of marks in aggregate from any recognized University

IInd year Degree Program in Engineering, Pharmacy & Hotel Management for Diploma holders:
Pass or appearing (in the year 2018) at three year diploma course in Engineering/Pharmacy and Hotel Management respectively with at least 60% marks in aggregate from State Council of Technical Education and Vocational Training (SCTE&VT), Odisha or equivalent

For Pharmacy, pass or appearing (in the year 2017) at two year diploma course in Pharmacy with minimum 60% marks in aggregate from State Board of Pharmacy (SBP) or SCTE&VT, Odisha, or equivalent

 

Exam Pattern

There will be multiple-choice questions. The medium of examination is English and the duration of the entrance examination is 2hrs
Each question shall have four probable answers with only one is correct answer, and the examinee shall have blacken only the correct circle with HB pencil or black/blue ballpoint pen
Each correct answer shall carry four marks whereas each incorrect answer will lead to dedication of one mark. Each unanswered question will carry zero mark
If more than one circle is darkened for one question, it will be treated as an incorrect answer and one mark will be deducted

 

Application

Candidates can apply online at www.soa.ac.in. Applicants can apply through online mode only. Before filling the application form, candidates are advised to ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria for the course
There is no examination / application fees
For further detailsvisit the website of the University www.soa.ac.in

 

Important Dates

Application form is available from: 14th December 2017

Last Date for Form Submission: 10th April 2018

Admit Card/Hall Ticket: 15th April 2018

Date of Entrance Test: 20th to 30th April 2018

 

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar

Institute of Technology Education and Research, (Faculty of Engineering Technology), Accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade, deemed to be University, Khandagiri Square, PO Khandagiri Bhubaneswar-751030, Odisha, Website www.soa.ac.in

 

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