Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT) – 2017

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Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT) – 2017
SAAT 2017 is the Common Entrance Exam for Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University admission to UG and PG courses for the academic session 2017-18.
The candidates, who are looking for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate courses, offered by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University (Bhubaneswar), can have a look over here
The University conducts SOA University Admission Test each year. Sikha ‘O’ Anusandhan University has announced that it will hold SAAT 2017 from 22nd – 25th April 2017 in 62 centres across 40 cities in India, except for medical & dental programmes (UG & PG)
This is the ninth time that the SAAT exam is being organized by SOA University, a deemed to be university accredited by NAAC with A grade
Important Dates for SAAT 2017
Last Date for Issue of Form: 12th April 2017
Last Date for Form Submission: 12th April 2017
Admit Card/Hall Ticket: 15th April 2017
Date of Entrance Test: 22nd – 25th April 2017
Programmes Offered
Candidates can apply online for SAAT-2017 Entrance for various Under Graduate and Post Graduate Courses in Engineering, Pharmacy, Nursing, Management, Hospital Administration, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Law & Agriculture. SAAT-2017 will be online computer based exam for more check details in below:
UG – Bachelor of Degree Programmes
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University offers Under Graduate Programs in Agriculture, Business Administration, Bio technology, 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 at IMS & SUM Hospital
BDS at IDS
BBA at IBCS
B.Pharm at SPS
BHMCT at SHM
B.Sc. Ag at ISA
B.Sc. Nursing at SNC
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing) at SNC
Dual Degree Programmes
Dual Degree in Engg (B.Tech & M.Tech) (DEE) in different branches of engineering at ITER
Dual Degree in Management (B.Tech & MBA) (DDM) at ITER BBA LLB at SNIL

PG – Post Graduate Programmes
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University offers Post Graduate Programs in Business Administration, Biotechnology, Dental and Medical Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hospitality Management, Hospital Administration
Master Degree Programmes
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 at ITER
MCA at ITER
MBA at IBCS
MHA at IBCS
MHM at SHM
MHMCT at SHM
MHTM at SHM
M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Assurance, Pharmacology and Pharma technology at SPS
M.Sc. in Biotechnology at CBT
M.Sc. in Nano Science & Nano Technology at ITER
M.Sc. Nursing in Medical & Surgical Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Paediatric Nursing, and Obstetric & Gynaecological Nursing at SNC
Master of Laws (LLM) at SNIL

Lateral Entry Programmes
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 at ITER
B.Pharm (Bachelor of Pharmacy) at SPS
BHMCT (Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology) at SHM
MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) Programmes 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 2017) for various UG Courses is elaborated as below
B. Tech Programme- Pass or appearing (in the year 2017) 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 Programme – Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination (2017) with pass mark in individual subjects – English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology
BHMCT Programme – Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination (2017) in any discipline with atleast 45% marks (40% in case of SC/ST/OBC category)
B.Sc. in Agriculture Programme – Pass or appearing at 10+2 exam (2017) 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 31-12-2017
B.Sc. in Nursing (Basic) Programmes – Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination (2017) 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 31.12.2017
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) Programme – Pass or appearing (2017) 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 2017. The upper age limit shall be relaxed by a period of 2 (two) years for SC and ST candidates
BBA – Pass or appearing (2017) 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 2017) for various PG Courses is elaborated as below
For M. Tech Programmes – 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 Programme – Admission to 2nd year Degree Programme 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 Programme in Engineering, Pharmacy & Hotel Management for Diploma holders:
Pass or appearing (in the year 2017) 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
SAAT 2017 Exam Pattern
There will be multiple-choice questions. The number of questions will be 60 per each hour of exam
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
Each question is followed by answers, which have numbers A, B, C and D. Select the correct answer
Then by using HB pencil or black/blue pen darken the circle bearing the correct answer in the answer sheet against corresponding number of the question

How to Apply for SAAT 2017
Candidates can apply online at www.soauniversity.ac.in
Application Form and Information Brochure of SAAT-2017 can be obtained in Person/by Post from the SOA University, Khandagiri Square, Bhubaneswar-751030, or from different counters of the constituent institutes of the university on payment of Rs.500/- in cash (on account of exam fees)
Bank Draft: A Fee of Rs 40,000/- in the form of a demand draft drawn from any nationalized bank in favour of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, payable at Bhubaneswar
Any other relevant certificate as mentioned in this Brochure. Two sets of attested photocopy of all original documents
Four recent passport size coloured photographs
Caste Certificate in the prescribed format along with original caste certificate
For further details on the admission procedure, please visit the website of the University www.soauniversity.ac.in

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.soauniversity.ac.in