SAAT (Siksha O Anusandhan University)

SAAT 2023 Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, and Counselling

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test is a National level online entrance test that will be held at 62 test centers in over 40 major cities across India. This exam is conducted for admissions into different UG and PG programs that are offered by the University Excluding MBBS, BDS, MD/MS & MDS courses. The admissions of MBBS and BDS courses will be based on NEET scores.

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University (SOA University) is a Deemed University situated in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. SOA University was reaccredited by NAAC with an ‘A’ grade (the highest grade under the old system) in 2015 for a period of 5 years. It was ranked as the 33rd-best National Institution, the 20th Best National University, and the Best Institution in Odisha by the MHRD through its NIRF Rankings in 2017.

SAAT 2023 Exam Dates 

Events Exam Dates
Online Application Form submission start 1st week of February 2023 (Phase I)
Application Form Last date to submit 1st week of April 2023 (Phase I)

2nd week of June 2023 (Phase II)

Admit Card Date Releasing June 2023
SAAT Exam Date 2023 2nd week of April 2023 (Phase I)

2nd week of June 2023 (Phase II)

Announcement of Result 3rd week of May 2023 (Phase I)
Counseling process May/ June 2023

SAAT 2023 Application Form

The details regarding the SAAT 2023 application form are given below:

  • Candidates can apply for SAAT 2023 online mode only.
  • SAAT 2023 application form will be available from January 2023.
  • Before filling out the application form, candidates are suggested to ensure their eligibility for the course they wish to apply.
  • Fill in all the details carefully in the application form.
  • Candidates are also required to upload a scanned copy of their photograph and signature.
  • The acknowledgment of the receipt of the SAAT 2023 application will be intimated through e-mail or SMS.

SAAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling out the application form, the candidate must thoroughly go through the conditions for eligibility to sit for the exam because different courses have different criteria.

  • To get admission in Graduation/Bachelor’s degree courses, candidates must have qualified senior secondary examination (10+2 or equivalent) with at least 50% marks.
  • Candidates from reserved categories will have relaxation in marks, for them a minimum of 45% marks are necessary for senior secondary examinations.
  • Also, the candidate pursuing a bachelor’s degree the student must have studied the subjects- Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics at the senior secondary level.
  • Applicants who wish to pursue courses related to the medical field/ area must have studied Biology as a subject at the senior secondary level.
  • For admission in the Master’s degree program, the candidates must have passed Bachelor’s degree with no less than 50% of marks.
  • However, for reserved category students, 45% of marks at the graduation level are mandatory.
  • The candidates, who wish to take admitted in M.Tech and have qualified for GATE 2023, will be relieved from the SAAT 2023 entrance exam; but it will be necessary for them to fill out and submit the SAAT 2023 application form.
  • For candidates applying for the course of M.Pharm –if the candidate has qualified for GPAT 2023, then he/she will be exempted from the examination, though they will be required to submit the SAAT 2023 application form.

SAAT 2023 Exam Pattern

Exam Mode: Offline mode (PBT).

Medium of Question Paper: The language of the question paper will be English.

Question Paper Type: All the questions that will appear in the examination are of objective type.

Number of Questions: There will be 60 questions from every subject per each hour of the examination. A total of 120 questions will be asked in the M.Tech exam. The question paper of B.Tech will include questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects.

Marking Scheme: Each correct response is followed by 4 marks.

Negative Marking: There is a negative marking. One mark will be deducted for each incorrect response.

Exam Pattern for MBA/MHA/MTTM/MHM/M.Sc (All Courses):


No. of Questions

Verbal Reasoning


Analytical Reasoning 


General Knowledge




Computer Fundamentals


Exam Pattern for B.A.LL.B (Hons.)/BBA.LL.B. (Hons.)/BBA:


No. of Questions

English including Comprehension


General Knowledge/Current Affairs 


Elementary/Numerical Aptitude


Legal Aptitude/Legal Awareness


Logical Reasoning


SAAT 2023 Syllabus

As SAAT is conducted for various courses. Therefore, the syllabus is different for each course. The syllabus for B.Tech/DDE/B.Pharm/B.Sc Ag./B.Sc Nursing comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology (Botany or Zoology) subjects. It is basically of 10+2 standard. For Engineering (LE), the questions will come from Basic Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Engineering Mechanics.


SAAT exam syllabus


SAAT 2023 Admit Card

Candidates will be able to get (download) their admit card from the official website of the University, approximately from the month of April 2023, or 10 days before the SAAT 2023 entrance exam, admit card will be made available on the website.

Candidates will not be allowed to enter and sit in SAAT 2023 entrance examination without the admission ticket, that is, admit card. The candidates must also read the instruction on the admit card or University website to avoid any trouble while appearing in the entrance examination.

SAAT 2023 Result

The result for SAAT 2023 will most probably be announced by conducting authority within 3 to 4 weeks i.e. in May 2023, of successfully conducting the examination. SOA will only publish results online on its official website -

Candidates can view and download their results through the following steps:

  • Visit the official website of SOA -
  • Under the ‘Admission’ tab, click on ‘SAAT 2023 Result’
  • Enter the Application Number and Roll Number as filled in the application form
  • Click the ‘Submit’ tab
  • The result will appear on the screen
  • Candidates must download and take a printout of results for future references

SAAT 2023 Counselling

  • The selected candidates will receive a rank card with a call letter via speed post for the counseling session.
  • The counseling process for admission begins after the merit list is displayed on the website.
  • Only those candidates who get shortlisted based on the merit list will be able to participate in SAAT 2023 counseling.
  • It must be noted that the counseling for candidates who have qualified for JEE Main 2023 will be held separately.
  • To participate in SAAT counseling, the candidate will have to enter and lock in their choices within the stipulated time.

Important documents for SAAT:

The mandatory documents that the candidates must carry to the counseling venue include-

  • SAAT 2023 admit card
  • Rank Card/Result Card of SAAT.
  • ID proof
  • Birth certificate
  • School leaving certificate
  • Academic records
  • Colour passport-size photographs- 4 units
  • Draft of INR 30,000 drawn from any nationalized bank drawn in favor of SOA University payable at Bhubaneswar.
  • JEE Main 2023 mark sheet (if applicable)
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)