SAAT 2022 – Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Preparation

SAAT 2022 – Siksha O Anusandhan University conducts Siksha O Anusandhan Admission Test (SAAT). SAAT 2022 is a common entrance exam for admission to various UG and PG courses in pharmacy, law, management, agriculture, nursing, hotel management, engineering, etc. The candidates who want to get admission have to register themselves by filling the application form online mode through the official. website i.e. soa.ac.in. The exam mode is online i.e. computer-based test. In this article, you will find various relevant information to SAAT such as how to fill SAAT application form, the SAAT exam pattern, its syllabus, exam preparation, result, etc.

SAAT 2022

The schedule for SAAT 2022 is yet to be released. For the information for the candidates, expected dates have been mentioned below. These dates are as per last year’s schedule.

EventsPhase 1 DatesPhase 2 DatesPhase 3 DatesPhase 4 Dates
Release of SAAT application form 20221st week of February 20221st week of June 20222nd week of July 20223rd week of September 2022
Last date to apply online4th week of May 20222nd week of July 20222nd week of August 20224th week of September 2022
SAAT 2022 exam date2nd week of June 20222nd week of July 20222nd week of August 20221st week of October 2022
Result declaration4th week of June 20224th week of July 20223rd week of August 20221st week of October 2022

Over-view of SAAT 2022

Here is the Over-view of SAAT 2022 –

Particulars of SAAT 2022Details
Exam Name SAAT
Full-FormSiksha O Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT)
Conducting BodySiksha O Anusandhan University
Official Websitesoa.ac.in
Level of ExamNational level
Registration modeOnline
Exam ModeOnline (Computer Based Test)
Exam Dateto be announced
Total Questions120 Questions
Question TypeMultiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Mode of Question PaperEnglish
Marks Per Question4 marks
Negative Marking-1
Duration2 Hours

Syllabus of SAAT 2022

Siksha O Anusandhan releases their official syllabus on their website i.e. soa.ac.in. It will release the detailed syllabus. All the syllabus for different courses will be there in depth. The candidates should know the syllabus as it is very important before starting the preparation for the exam.

SOA University is still yet to release the SAAT 2022 syllabus. But interested candidates can click here to download the SAAT syllabus for last year.

SAAT 2022 Eligibility

The candidates have to fulfill the following eligibility criterion before filling up the application form which is as follows-

Engineering –

ProgramEligibility Criterion
B.TechPassed 12th standard with maths and physics as compulsory subjects with one of the following subjects- agriculture, engineering graphics, business studies, chemistry, computer science, electronics, information technology, biology, informatics practices, biotechnology, technical vocational subject, entrepreneurship with at least 55% aggregate (50% in case of ST / SC / OBC category students).
B.Tech (LE)passed minimum two/three years (lateral entry) diploma examination with 50% aggregate (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category), from the state council of technical education and vocational training or equivalent.
OR
Passed B.Sc. Degree with 50% aggregate (45% marks in case of reserved category) and passed 12th standard with Maths as a subject
OR
Passed D.Voc. in the same or allied specialization.
BCAPassed 10+2 or equivalent in any stream.
M.TechPassed or appearing in B.Tech in a relevant field. Must have obtained at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category).
MCAPassed BCA or bachelor in computer science engineering or equivalent Degree.
OR
Passed B.Sc./ B.Com./ B.A. with Maths at 12th standard and graduated and Obtained at least 50% aggregate (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category)

Pharmacy –

ProgramEligibility Criterion
B.Pharmpassed 10+2 examination with English as one the subject like maths, physics, chemistry or biology as optional subjects and obtained at least 45% aggregate (40% marks)
M.PharmPassed B.Pharm Degree examination from an Indian University and scored 55% (aggregate of 4 years of B.Pharm) (50% for the reserved category)
Integrated M.SC.(Biotechnology)Passed 12th standard with Biology, Physics, Chemistry, or Botany / Zoology with 50% aggregate (45% marks for reserved category).
M.Sc. (Biotechnology/Nano Science & Nano Technology/Medicinal & Aromatic Plants/Molecular BiologyPassed Bachelor degree Engineering & Technology / Medicine (MBBS/BDS) / Physics / maths/ in Science / Agriculture / Pharmacy / chemistry / vetirnary with atleast 50% aggregate (45% in case of candidates belonging to ST / SC / OBC category).
M.Sc. (Chemical Biology
& Drug Design)
Passed B.Sc. with B.Tech in M.Pharm, B.Pharm, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry (Honours) with 50% aggregate (45% in case of candidates belonging to ST / SC / OBC category).

Agriculture –

ProgramEligibility Criterion
B.Sc. Agriculturepassed 12th standard with 50% aggregate with chemistry and physics along with biology or/and maths. candidates must have passed in English 12th standard. age limit: the lower age limit is 17 years.
M.Sc. AgriculturePassed or appearing in B.Sc. Horticulture or Agriculture. And Must have a 6.5 OGPA and 7.0 GPA in the concerned discipline. For ST/SC/PH, the minimum OGPA is 5.5 and for GPA is 6.0. The lower age limit is 21 years.

Management –

ProgramEligibility Criterion
BBAPassed 10+2 examination or equivalent in any stream.
Integrated MBACandidate should have passed 12th standard, obtained at least 45% aggregate(40% aggregate in case of candidates belonging to reserved category).
MBA/MHAPassed Bachelor Degree and obtained at least 50% aggregate (45% aggregate in case of candidates belonging to reserved category).

Law –

ProgramEligibility Criterion
5 Years Integrated Law
(BA LLB Hons/BBA LLB Hons)
Passes 12th standard or equivalent in any stream with at least 45% aggregate. Relaxable to 42% in case OBC Or 40% in case of ST/SC. LSAT or CLAT qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test.
3 Years Law (LLB Hons)Pass any degree with at least 45% aggregate. Relaxable to 40% in case of ST/SC and 42% for OBC.
LLMPassed Bachelor’s degree in Law or studied Integrated Law courses from any recognized university. LSAT or CLAT qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test, but they have to fill-up the form.

Nursing –

ProgramEligibility Criterion
B.Sc. (Nursing)Passed 12th standard with at least 45% marks in aggregate (Biology, Chemistry & Physics together) and 40% marks in aggregate for ST / SC / OBC candidates and must have passed in English. The Minimum age limit is 17 years.
Post Basic B.Sc. (Nursing)Passed GNM examination, and registered with concerned State Nursing Council.
M.Sc. NursingPassed B.Sc. Nursing (Basic/Post Basic) Degree with 55% marks with a minimum of one year experience either in teaching or clinical area after registration in respective State Nursing Council as a Registered Midwife and Registered Nurse.

Hotel Management  –

ProgramEligibility Criterion
BHMCTPassed 12th standard with at least 45% aggregate (40% in case of ST, SC, OBC category.
BBA (Hons) in Hospitality & Culinary ArtsPassed 12th standard with at least 45% marks ( 40% in case of ST, SC, OBC category).
MBA in Hospitality ManagementPassed minimum three years of Bachelor Degree in Science, Commerce, and Arts, BBA, BHMCT with least 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category).

M.Sc. General Sciences

ProgramEligibility Criterion
Physics, Chemistry, MathematicsPass at Bachelor degree in Mathematics (Honours), Science Physics (Honours) / Chemistry (Honours) with at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to ST/ SC/ OBC category).

Doctoral Programs

ProgramEligibility Criterion
Business AdministrationMBA/ PGDM/ (AICTE approved)/ M. Com./ MA in Economics/ PMIR/ M. Tech industrial Engg. / Public administration, with 60% or 6.75 CGPA.
Hospitality and Tourism
Management
MHMCT/MHM/MMTM/MBA(HM/TM), M.Com/ MA (Tourism /history/geography) or in  relevant discipline with 60% or CGPA 6.75
Medical ScienceMD/MS in relevant discipline with 6.75 CGPA or 60 percent of marks in aggregate. MBBS (Medical Science with 6.25 CGPA or 55 percent of marks in aggregate. M. Sc.in Medical science and in Clinical Psychology, Master in Occupational Therapy with 60% or CGPA 6.75
Dental ScienceMDS in relevant discipline with 6.75 CGPA or 60 percent of marks in aggregate. BDS (Dental Science) with 60% or CGPA 6.75.
Pharmaceutical SciencesM.Pharm in relevant discipline with 60% or CGPA 6.75.
LawLLM in relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% or CGPA 6.75.
BiotechnologyM.Sc in Biotechnology or relevant discipline 60% or CGPA 6.75.
Civil EngineeringM.Tech/ M.E or Equivalent Degree in the concerned branch with CGPA of 6.75 or 60 percent of marks in aggregate. B .E/ B.Tech. /AMIE in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent with CGPA of 7.75 or  70 percent and a publication in a reputed National Journal and one in reputed International Journal and minimum work experience of 2 years.
ChemistryM.Sc. degree in Chemistry (any specialization) with CGPA of 60% or CGPA 6.75.
PhysicsM.Sc. in Physics (any specialization with 60% or CGPA 6.75.
MathematicsM.Sc. in Mathematics (any specialization) with 60% or CGPA 6.75.
Applied Mathematics and ComputingM.A. in English, Library and Information Science, Economics, Literature with CGPA 6.25 or 55 %.
Humanities & Social ScienceM.A. in English / Economics/ Library and Information Science / Literature with 55% or 6.25 CGPA.
Environmental ScienceM.Sc. degree in Environmental Studies or Environmental Science with 60% Or 6.75 CGPA.
Centre of Nano Science and Nano TechnologyM.Sc in Chemistry with 55% or CGPA of 6.25.
Centre of Excellence in Theoretical and Mathematical ScienceM.Sc. degree in Physics (any specialization) with 60% or CGPA of 6.75.
Centre for Bio Fuels and Vio Processing Research CentreM.Sc degree in   Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology or in relevant discipline with 60% or CGPA of 6.75.

Doctoral Programme

Program Eligibility Criterion
BAMBA/ PGDM/ (AICTE approved)/ M. Com./ MA in Economics/ PMIR/ M. Tech industrial Engg. / Public administration, with 60% or 6.75 CGPA.
Hospitality and Tourism ManagementMHMCT/MHM/MMTM/MBA(HM/TM), M.Com/ MA (Tourism /history/geography) or with 60% or CGPA 6.75.
Medical ScienceMD/MS in relevant discipline with 60% or 6.75 CGPA. MBBS (Medical Science with 55% or 6.25 CGPA. M. Sc.in Medical science and in Clinical Psychology, Master in Occupational Therapy with 60% or 6.75 CGPA.
Dental ScienceMDS in relevant discipline with 60% or 6.75 CGPA. BDS (Dental Science) with 60% or 6.75 CGPA.
Pharmaceutical scienceM.Pharma in relevant discipline with 60% OR CGPA 6.75.
LawLLM in relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% OR CGPA 6.75.
Bio-TechnologyM.Sc in Biotechnology or relevant discipline with CGPA of 60% OR CGPA 6.75.
Civil Engineering/Computer Science and Engineering/Electronics and Communication, Electrical, Mechanical EngineeringM.Tech/ M.E or Equivalent Degree in the concerned branch 60% OR CGPA 6.75. B .E/ B.Tech. /AMIE in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent with 70% or with one publication in a reputed National Journal and one in reputed International Journal and minimum work experience of 2 years.
ChemistryM.Sc. degree in Chemistry (any specialization) with 60% OR CGPA 6.75.
MathsM.Sc. degree in Mathematics (any specialization) with 60% OR CGPA 6.75.
PhysicsM.Sc. degree in Physics (any specialization) with 60% OR CGPA 6.75.
Applied Mathematics and Computing, Humanities and Social ScienceM.A. in English / Economics/ Library and Information Science / Literature with CGPA 55% OR CGPA 6.75.
Environmental ScienceM.Sc. degree in Environmental Studies or Environmental Science with 60% OR CGPA 6.75.
Centre for Nanoscience & NanotechnologyM.Sc in Chemistry with CGPA of 60% OR CGPA 6.75.
Centre of Excellence in Theoretical and Mathematical SciencesM.Sc. degree in Physics (any specialization) with 60% OR CGPA 6.75.
Centre for Biofuels and Bioprocessing Research centerM.Sc degree in   Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology or in relevant discipline with 60% OR CGPA 6.75.

Paramedical Courses

ProgramEligibility Criterion
B.Sc. in Paramedical CoursesThe upper age limit is 35 years. Must have passed Class 12th standard with Science.

SAAT 2022 Exam Pattern

The candidates look at the exam pattern given below for different subjects. This information is based on last year’s data –

ParticularsDetails
No. of Questions120
No. of Marks480
Type of QuestionsMCQs
Medium of LanguageEnglish
Mode of examOnline
Marks are given for Correct Answer+4
Negative Marking-1

For Hotel Management  –

SectionsNo. of Questions
Reasoning20
Service Aptitude 20
General English 20
General Knowledge 20
General Science 20
Numerical Aptitude 20

For MBA, M.SC.

SectionsNo. of Questions
Verbal Reasoning40
Analytical Reasoning40
General Knowledge10
Comprehension15
Computer Fundamentals15

For B.A.LLB, BCA, BBA –

SectionsNo. of Questions
English including comprehension20
General Knowledge / Current Affair20
Elementary Numerical Aptitude20
Legal Aptitude / Legal Awareness30
Logical Reasoning30

For LLM –

SectionsNo. of Questions
Legal Theory20
Constitutional Law30
Criminal Law30
Law of Torts20
Law of Contracts20

For Integrated M.Sc. Biotechnology (IB)

SectionsNo. of Questions
Botany48 (40%)
Zoology48 (40%)
Chemistry24 (20%)

For M.Sc. Biotechnology (M.Sc. BioTech.) –

SectionsNo. of Questions
Biotechnology96 (80%)
Chemistry24 (20%

SAAT 2022 Books

Here are some of the important books recommended by toppers and other professionals. You may refer to the ones listed below-

Books NameBuying Link
Concept of Physics Part-1 by H.C Verma Click here
University chemistry By Mahan Click Here
Problems Plus In IIT Mathematics by Das Gupta Click Here
Advanced problems in organic chemistry ms ChauhanClick Here
A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by RS Agarwal Click Here
How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Arun Sharma Click Here
Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis Click Here
A Textbook of Physical Pharmaceutics – II, B.Pharmacy by Dr. Manish Kumar Click Here
A PRACTICAL BOOK OF PHARMACEUTICS-I (M.PHARM)  By Khalil Wagh Click here
Arihant Publications Guide for Hotel Management 2021Click Here

SAAT 2022 Exam Preparation

Here are some of the tips and strategies which help in the preparation of SAAT 2022. These tips are given by previous year toppers and exam experts.

  • Analyse the syllabus and all the topic in it and devote your time according to which topic needs more time and which does not.
  • It is very important to clear your basic concepts before moving on to the difficult parts of the subjects.
  • Solve Last year question papers and try to see which answers are coming correct and which are wrong. Take some time out for Analyzing your mistakes.
  • You should solve as many sample papers and mock tests to have a revision of all the topics and to gain more speed in solving the questions.
  • Try to increase your speed of solving the questions by setting a timer.
  • Revise everything what you have learnt in the last few days.
  • Do not study any new topic at the last moment as it will only create confusion.

SAAT 2022 Application Form

The SAAT application form will be released on the official website and in Online mode. Candidates can refer to the following information –

How to Apply for the Application Form?

  • Visit the Official website.
  • Click on SAT 2022 -Application Form.
  • Fill all the information asked –
    • Name of the candidate
    • Nationality
    • Category
    • Date of Birth
    • Mobile no.
    • Email
    • Programe chosen
    • State for examination
    • Address, city, state, district, pin code
  • Upload a recent size colour photograph according to the prescribed format.
  • Submit the Application Form.

Application Fees:

The SOA University has not specified any application fee for SAAT 2021. The candidates can fill up the application form free of cost.

Image Specifications:

  • The Photograph must be a recent and a coloured photgraph
  • It could be in the format png, gif, jpg, jpeg.
ImageSizeFormat
passport-sized photoless than 1 MbJPG / JPEG/PNG/GIF

What are the documents required for SAAT 2022?

  • Scanned photograph
  • 10th and 12th marksheet and certificates
  • Category Certificate.
  • Residence Proof for full address.

SAAT 2022 Reservation

As per the official SOA University website, certain reservation policies are applicable for concerned candidates. The Candidates can check out these below –

  • 15% and 7.5% seats in all programmes are reserved respectively for candidates belonging to Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe by birth (not by marriage or adoption).
  • 3% seats are reserved for physically disabled (PH) candidates for admission to engineering / technology / MBA / MCA / HMCT / Pharmacy / Nursing / Biotechnology courses and candidates are eligible to be considered under Physically Handicapped Category for admission.
  • 30% of seats under each category for all the programmes are reserved for women candidates.
  • Seats available under general category in any course are those available after deduction of the number of seats pertaining to the reserved categories from the total number of seats available for that particular course.

SAAT 2022 Admit Card

The Candidates can download the admit card from the official website. The steps to download it are mentioned below-

  • Visit the Official website.
  • Click on Admit card/ hall ticket.
  • Login through the login credentials i.e. username and password.
  • The admit card will be displayed on your screen.
  • You can download it and take a printout of it.

Details needed to get admit card are-

  • Username
  • Password

Details mentioned in the admit card

  • Name of the candidate
  • Application no.
  • Roll no.
  • Programme
  • Subject
  • Address of the candidate
  • Address of the Test Centre allotted
  • Test schedule
  • Photograph
  • Signature

Things to be carried with admit card are

  • Passport
  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter ID Card
  • Driver’s License

Important points related to admit card –

  • The Hall Ticket once received should be carefully examined by the candidate.
  • No candidate will be permitted to attend the test without a valid Hall Ticket.
  • The Hall Ticket is not transferable to any other person. Impersonation is a legally punishable offence.
  • The Hall Ticket is an important document. It should be preserved and produced at the time of counseling and admission.

SAAT 2022 Result

The Candidates can refer to last year information on the steps how to download the result which is given below-

  • Visit the Official website.
  • Login with the application number and password.
  • The result of SAAT 2022 will be displayed on your screen.
  • You can download it and take a printout of it.

The result will contain the following information it –

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Parent’s Name
  • Roll Number
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Subject wise marks
  • Total marks obtained

SAAT 2022 Counselling

The seats are allocated on the basis of the marks secured in the exam. The counseling is conducted on the basis of the candidates’ merit and the preference of the program. The candidates who have been allotted a seat will get their seat allotment letter then you can report to the counseling center with it and the other important documents to complete the counseling process and to get admission. The documents required in it are –

  • 10th and 12th marksheet.
  • SAAT Scorecard
  • All original certificates
  • SAAT 2021 admit card.
  • Passport size photographs
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Migration Certificate

About Siksha O Anusandhan University

Siksha O Anusandhan University is a private deemed-to-be-university that is granted the status of a graded autonomy by the UGC. It is located in Odisha, India. It was established in 1995. The founder of it is Manojranjan Nayak. It offers UG and PG courses in engineering, medicine, pharmacy, materials science, agriculture, law, etc. It has an urban campus of 451 acres.

SOA University is also ranked 34th in the Engineering category, 23rd in the Medical Colleges category, and 12th in the Dental Colleges category. SOA ranked third in the country on the Swachh campus list.

Contact Details

Siksha O Anusandhan
Khandagiri, Bhubaneshwar
751030
Odisha, India

FAQs About SAAT 2022

Who conducts the SAAT 2022?

Siksha O Anusandhan University conducts the SAAT 2022.

What is the mode of the SAAT 2022?

The mode of the exam is Online i.e. a computer-based test.

Where will the Application form for SAAT 2022 will be released?

It will be released on the official website i.e. soa.ac.in

What is the duration of the exam of SAAT 2022?

The duration of the exam is 120 minutes or 2 hours.

What is the marking scheme for SAAT 2022?

4 marks are awarded for correct answers and 1 mark is deducted for the wrong answers.

Is there any negative marking for SAAT 2022?

Yes, one mark is deducted for incorrect answers.

How many questions are asked and what is the type of questions asked in SAAT 2022?

120 questions are asked and they are Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).

How many times has SAAT 2022 been conducted?

It is conducted 4 times a year. Click on the link to see the expected SAAT exam dates.

In which mode the admit card is released?

The Admit card is released in the Online mode.

What are other things to be carried with the admit card?

A valid id proof has to be carried like Passport, Aadhar Card, Voter ID Card, Driver’s License, etc.

Does SOA offer Lateral Entry programs?

Yes, lateral entry programs are available for B.Tech, B.Pharm, and others.

Can I fill the application in offline mode?

No, it can be only filled in the online mode.

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