SAAT 2018, SOA University Admission Test, SOA University, SAAT Exam Date
SAAT 2018 is the Common Entrance Exam for Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University admission to UG and PG Courses for the 2018-19 sessions.
The University conducts SOA University Admission Test each year. Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University has offered that it will hold SAAT 2018 from 20th – 30th April 2018 in 35 cities in India, except for medical & dental programs (UG and PG).
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SOA University Programs Offered
Applicants 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.
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.
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 the previous year in the 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 along with 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 the 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 applicants and must have passed in English.
Age Limit: The lower age limit is 17 years as on 31st December 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.
Applicant 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 applicants.
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 applicants 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 Applicants.
For PH applicants qualifying exam, marks is 45% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together. As per MCI & DCI guidelines, applicants have to secure at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) taken together in the entrance test. All applicants 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 applicants.
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 are elaborated as below:
For M.Tech Program – Pass or appearing in BE/B.Tech/AMIE /MCA/M.Sc. in the respective discipline or equivalent.
Applicants having MCA &M.Sc (Maths) degree are eligible for M.Tech in Comp Sci. & Data Processing; applicants 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.
The applicant 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, applicants 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, applicants have to pass the qualifying examination with atleast 50% marks.
GATE qualified applicants 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 applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC Category) having Mathematics at 10+2 level or at +3 level.
Applicants 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 applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC category).
For MHMCT the applicant must have secured atleast 50% marks (45% in case of applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC Category) in BHMCT.
Applicant 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% in case of applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC category).
M.Sc in Chemical Biology & Drug Design the applicants should have B.Sc Chemistry (Honours) /B.Tech in Chemical Engg/B.Pharm/M.Pharm with atleast 50% marks (45% in case of applicants 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 the 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 years Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA), B.Sc in Information Technology and B.Sc in Computer Science with at least 60% of marks in aggregate from any recognized University.
2nd 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.
SAAT 2018 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 the correct answer, and the examinee shall have blackened 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 the dedication of one mark. Each unanswered question will carry zero marks.
If more than one circle is darkened for one question, it will be treated as an incorrect answer and one mark will be deducted.
SAAT 2018 Application Form | SAAT Registration 2018
Applicants can apply online at www.soa.ac.in. Applicants can apply through online mode only. Before filling the application form, applicants are advised to ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the course.
There are no examination/application fees.
SAAT 2018 Exam Date | SOA University Entrance Exam Date
Application form is available from December 14th, 2017
Last Date for Form Submission: April 10th 2018
Admit Card/Hall Ticket: April 15th, 2018
Date of Entrance Test: 20th to 30th April 2018
SOA University Address
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.