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SAAT 2023: Application Form, Dates, Syllabus, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern

The SAAT 2023 is managed by the  Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University. The entrance examination is organized by the university. The computer-based test for admission to courses such as B.Tech, B.Pharm, B.Sc, M.Tech, MBA, M.Sc, M.Pharm, LLM, and other lateral entry courses is conducted nationally once a year. Applicants seeking SOA admission for the academic session beginning in 2023 are required to qualify for the SAAT 2023 exam. The official source brochure and timetable for events related to SAAT 2023 is supposed to be announced soon on the official site, i.e. soa.ac.in. The exam can be taken in many courses every year. To understand the details of SAAT 2023: Application, Dates, Syllabus, Results, Scroll down to read more, read the entire article.


SAAT 2023 Overview

Name of ExamSiksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test
University NameSiksha ‘O’ Anusandhan
AcronymSAAT
Exam LevelNational Level
Conducted BySiksha ‘O’ Anusandhan, Bhubaneshwar
Exam TypeUG and PG
Mode of ExamOnline and offline

SAAT Important Dates 2023

Find the SAAT 2023 Exam Date details here. All SAAT 2023 exam dates can be checked by the applicants here in the table below.

EventsDates 2023 (Tentative)
Starting of the Application process1st week of December 2022
Last date to applyLast week of March 2023
Release of Admit card1st week of April 2023
SAAT 2023 Exam2nd week to last week of April 2023
Declaration of Result1st week of May 2023
Counseling process starts1st week of May 2023

SAAT Application Form 2023

The application form for SAAT 2023 will be published in the first week of December. The application mode for SAAT is online. Applicants should check the eligibility criteria of the desired program before filling out the SAAT 2023 application form. Applicants must enroll themselves by filling in their email ID, applicant name, and mobile number to complete the SAAT 2023 application form. After the initial login, applicants have to fill in the personal data, academic details, and course and exam information. In addition, applicants must upload the required documents and once the application forms have been successfully completed, applicants will receive confirmation of the submission of the application form on their registered email ID.

  • The online mode will be used to publish the SAAT 2023 Application Form.
  • In the 1st week of December 2021, the SAAT 2023 Application Form will be published.
  • Applicants may fill out the application form for SAAT 2023 by the last week of March 2023.
  • Only via online can the SAAT 2023 Application Form be completed and no offline mode will be provided by the University.
  • While filling out the SAAT 2023 Application Form, the applicants must upload the scanned image, photographs, and signature.
  • All the documents that need to be uploaded must be in the correct format and size.
  • Applicants will not have to send the authority a hard copy of the application form.
  • When filling out the SAAT 2023 Application Form, you must add the Valid/Working Email Id and the mobile number.
  • Once the SAAT 2023 application form is completed, the confirmation page must be printed.
  • It is necessary to complete the SAAT 2023 Application Form correctly and carefully.

How can I apply?

Below is a comprehensive step-by-step guide for completing the SAAT 2023 online application form as per the previous year’s trends.

  • Visit soa.ac.in on its official website and go to the admission portal.
  • Next, the candidates must fill in the application form with details such as name, nationality, gender, date of birth, mobile number, email ID program, etc.
  • In the form of scanned images, upload the necessary documents.
  • The applicants will receive a confirmation email/SMS at the registered email ID/Mobile number upon successful submission.

SAAT 2023 Application Fee

The application process for SAAT was completely free in the previous iteration of the exam. It is therefore expected that applicants will not have to pay any application fees for SAAT 2023 applications.


SAAT Eligibility Criteria 2023

Applicants have to ensure the eligibility requirements for SAAT 2023 before applying. The SAAT 2023 criteria include the academic qualifications required, as well as other requirements for admission. Eligibility conditions for SAAT will be verified by the official SOA at the time of the counseling.

Engineering

ProgramEligibility Condition
B.TechPassed or appearing (2023) in Class 12 final exam.

Must have studied Physics,& Mathematics
as compulsory subjects at the 10+2 level.

Must have studied Chemistry/Computer Science/
Information Technology/Biotechnology/Biology/Informatics/
Statistics/Technical Vocational subject as optional.

Must have secured/secure 45% or more marks (40% for SC/ST/OBC).
B.Tech (LE)Passed or appearing (2023) in 3 year Diploma in Engineering
from SCTE&VY), Odisha or equivalent.

Must have secured/secure 45% or more
marks in aggregate (40% for reserved candidates).

OR

Passed B.Sc. from a UGC-recognized University.

Must have secured at least 45% marks (40% for reserved candidates).

Must have passed Class 12 with Mathematics as a subject.
BCAPassed or appearing (2023) in Class 12 final exam (any stream)
M.TechPassed or appearing (2023) in B.Tech in relevant field.

Must have obtained at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category).
MCAPassed or appearing (2023) in 3 years Bachelor degree (any discipline)
or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering.

Must have secured at least 50% marks (45% for reserved candidates).

Must have studied Mathematics as a subject in 10+2 level or +3 level.

Note: Candidates with Business Mathematics at 10+2/+3 level are not eligible.

Pharmacy

ProgramEligibility Condition
B.PharmMust have passed Class 12 exam with English as one of the subjects

Must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology as compulsory subjects.

Must have secured at least 45% marks (40% for reserved categories) in PCM/B.
M.PharmPassed or appearing (2023) in B.Pharm degree course approved by PCI.

Must have secured at least 55% marks in aggregate (50% for reserved categories).

Candidates with 5 years or more professional experience after B.Pharm are eligible for a relaxation of 5% in qualifying marks.

Must have registration with State Pharmacy Council.

Candidates with valid GPAT score are preferred for admission.
M.Sc. (Biotechnology/Nano Science &
Nano Technology/Medicinal & Aromatic
Plants/Molecular Biology
Passed or appearing (2023) in Bachelor degree in Science/Agriculture/Pharmacy/Veterinary/Engineering & Technology/
MBBS/BDS/Physics/Chemistry/ Mathematics.

Must have secured at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories).
M.Sc. (Chemical Biology
& Drug Design)
Passed or appearing (2023) in B.Sc. with Chemistry (Hons)/B.Tech in Chemical Engineering/B.Pharm/M.Pharm.

Must have passed 50% marks (45% for reserved categories).

Agriculture

ProgramEligibility Condition
B.Sc. AgriculturePassed or appearing (2023) in Class 12.

Must have secured at least 50% marks in aggregate
(40% for reserved categories).

Must have studied one of the subject
combinations among PCM/PCB/PCMB

Candidates must have passed in English at the 10+2 level.

Candidates must be at least 17 years old.
M.Sc. AgriculturePassed or appearing (2023) in B.Sc. (Agriculture)/B.Sc. (Horticulture).

Must have 6.5 OGPA and 7.0 GPA in the concerned discipline.

For SC/ST/PH, the minimum OGPA is 5.5 while the minimum GPA is 6.0.

The minimum age of the applicants must be 21 years.

Management

ProgramEligibility Condition
BBAPassed or appearing (2023) in Class 12 exam from any stream
MBA/MHAPassed or appearing (2023) in three years Bachelor Degree in
Science, Commerce and Arts/B.E./B.Tech./MBBS/B.Pharm/B.Sc. Agriculture/
BVSC/BHMS/BAMS/BDS/BPT/BHMCT/BBA/BCA.

Must have secured at least 50% marks (45% marks for reserved categories).

Law

ProgramEligibility Condition
5 Years Integrated Law
(BA LLB Hons/BBA LLB Hons)
Passed or appearing (2023) in the Class 12 exam from any stream.

Must have secured at least 45% marks (40% in case of SC/ST & 42% for OBC).

CLAT/LSAT qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test.
3 Years Law (LLB Hons)Passed or appearing (2023) 3 years graduation in any stream.

Must have secured at least 45% marks (40% in case of SC/ST & 42% for OBC).
LLMPassed or appearing (2023) in Bachelor degree in Law or studied Integrated Law.

CLAT/LSAT qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test.

Nursing

ProgramEligibility Condition
B.Sc. (Nursing)Passed or appeared (2023) in Class 12 exam.

Must have secured at least 45% marks in aggregate in
Physics, Chemistry & Biology (40% for reserved categories).

Must have passed in English.

Candidates must be at least 17 years old.
Post Basic B.Sc. (Nursing)Passed GNM and registered with State Nursing Council.
M.Sc. NursingPassed B.Sc. Nursing (Basic/Post Basic) from Indian Nursing Council recognized Institute.

Must have secured at least 55% aggregate marks.

Must be registered in respective State Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife.

Must have at least 1 year of experience in teaching or clinical area after registration.

Hotel Management

ProgramEligibility Condition
BHMCTPassed or appeared (2023) in Class 12 exam in any discipline.

Must have secured at least 45% marks (40% for reserved categories).
BBA (Hons) in Hospitality & Culinary ArtsPassed or appeared (2023) in Class 12 exam in any discipline.

Must have secured at least 45% marks (40% for reserved categories).
MBA in Hospitality ManagementPassed or appearing (2023) in three years Bachelor Degree in Science, Commerce and Arts/ BHMCT/BBA.

Must have secured at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories).

M.Sc. General Sciences

ProgramEligibility Condition
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electronics,
Computer Science & Information Technology,
Artificial Intelligence & Machine
Passed or appearing (2023) in Bachelor’s degree in Physics (Hons)/Chemistry (Hons), Mathematics (Hons), Electronics (Hons), Computer Science (Hons),
Information Technology (Hons).

Must have secured at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories).

Doctoral Programs

ProgramEligibility Condition
Business AdministrationMust have MBA/PGDM/M.Com/M.A in Economics/
PMIR/M.Tech Industrial Engg./Public Administration qualification.

Must have a CGPA of 6.75 or 60% in aggregate.
Hospitality and Tourism
Management
Must have MHMCT/MHM/MMTM/MBA(HM/TM), M.Com/MA (Tourism/History/Geography).

Must have CGPA of at least 6.75 or 60% marks in aggregate.
Medical ScienceMD/MS in relevant discipline.

Must have 6.75 CGPA or 60% marks in aggregate.

Candidates with MBBS with 6.25 CGPA or 55% marks are also eligible.

Candidates with M.Sc. in Medical Science and in Clinical Psychology, Master in Occupational Therapy with 6.75 CGPA or 60% aggregate marks are also eligible.
Dental ScienceMust have MDS in relevant discipline.

Must have 6.75 CGPA or 60% marks in aggregate.

BDS holders with 6.75 CGPA or 60% marks in aggregate are also eligible.
Pharmaceutical SciencesM.Pharm in relevant discipline with 6.75 CGPA or 60% marks in aggregate.
LawLLM in relevant discipline.

6.75 CGPA or 60% marks in aggregate.
BiotechnologyM.Sc. in Biotechnology or relevant discipline.

6.75 CGPA or 60% marks in aggregate.
Civil/CS&E/E&CE/EE/MEM.Tech/M.E. in concerned branch.

6.75 CGPA or 60% marks in aggregate.

B.E./B.Tech/AMIE holders in any engineering discipline with 7.75 CGPA or 70% marks in aggregate with one publication in National Journal and one publication in International Journal and with minimum of 2 years experience are also eligible.
ChemistryM.Sc. degree in Chemistry (any specialization) with CGPA of 6.75 or 60% marks in aggregate.
PhysicsM.Sc. in Physics (any specialization with 6.75 CGPA or 60% marks in aggregate.
MathematicsM.Sc. in Mathematics (any specialization) with 6.75 CGPA or 60% marks in aggregate.
Applied Mathematics and ComputingMA in English/Economics/Library and Information Science/Literature

6.25 CGPA or 55% marks.
Humanities & Social ScienceMA in English/Economics/Library and Information Science/Literature

6.25 CGPA or 55% marks.
Environmental ScienceM.Sc. in Environmental Studies or Environmental Science

6.75 CGPA or 60% marks in aggregate.
Centre of Nano Science and Nano TechnologyM.Sc. Chemistry.

6.25 CGPA or 55% marks.
Centre of Excellence in Theoretical and Mathematical ScienceM.Sc. in Physics (any specialization).

6.75 CGPA or 60% marks in aggregate.
Centre for Bio Fuels and Vio Processing Research CentreM.Sc. in Chemistry/Biotechnology/Microbiology or relevant discipline.

6.75 CGPA or 60% marks in aggregate.

Paramedical Courses

ProgramEligibility Condition
B.Sc. in Paramedical CoursesMaximum age 35 years

Must have passed Class 12 with Science

Must have secured at least 40% marks in Class 12

SAAT Exam Pattern 2023

The time length will be 120 minutes for the SAAT 2023 exam. In various slots, the SAAT 2023 exam will be carried out in both offline and online mode. Applicants can check the duration of the exam, the mode of examination, the number of questions asked in the exam and the marking scheme of the exam with the help of the SAAT 2023 examination pattern. SAAT 2023’s examination pattern may vary depending on the programmes.

  • Examination Mode: The examination will be carried out in both the offline and the online mode.
  • Number of Questions: In total, there will be 120 questions.
  • Types of questions: The questions in the multiple choice questions will be asked (MCQs)
  • Language of examination: The examination will only be carried out in the English language.
  • Time/ Duration: For the completion of the question paper, the authority will provide 3 hours (180 minutes).
  • Marking Scheme: For every right answer, +4 Marks will be allotted.
  • Negative Marking: For every incorrect answer, -1 Mark will be deducted.

The number of questions and the allocation of the marks are mentioned in the table below.

For B.Tech

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum marks
Mathematics40160
Chemistry40160
Physics40160
Total120 questions480 marks

For MBA

SectionsNumber of Questions
Verbal Reasoning40
G.K10
Analytical Reasoning40
Comprehension15
Computer Fundamentals15
Total120 questions

Regardless of the program being desired, the question paper for the SAAT examination contains 120 questions. The subject combination, however, changes with program choice. As per prior year data below, check out the program-wise subject combination in the SAAT exam.

Name of ProgramSubjects
B.Tech/B.Pharm/
B.Sc. Nursing/B.Sc. Agriculture
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology
Lateral Entry B.Tech
(Common for all disciplines except Pharmacy & HMCT)
Basic Electrical Engineering, Mathematics,
Engineering Mechanics
Lateral Entry for B.PharmAs per the syllabus of Part-I of the Diploma in Pharmacy
Lateral Entry for BHMCT1st, 2nd, 3rd year syllabus as per Ministry of Tourism
MCAMathematics,Computer Awareness
BHMCTReasoning, Service Aptitude, General English, General Knowledge,
General Science, Numerical Aptitude.
MBA/MHA/MHM/M.Sc. (All) Courses except M.Sc. BiotechnologyVerbal Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, General Knowledge,
Comprehension, Computer Fundamentals
M.TechAs per discipline
M.Sc. AgricultureCrop specific and Non Crop specific questions
M.Sc. NursingNursing Foundations, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Community Health Nursing,
Child Health Nursing & Neonatology, Mental Health Nursing, Gynecology & Obstetrical Nursing,
Administrative and Education in Nursing, Nursing Research, and Nursing Statistics.
P.B.B.Sc. NursingAnatomy & Physiology, Microbiology, Psychology & Sociology, Fundamental of Nursing,
Medical-Surgical Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Mid-Wifery & Gynecological Nursing,
Pediatric Nursing, Professional Trends.
BA LLB (H)/BBA LLB (H)/LLB (H)/BBA/BCAEnglish including comprehension, GK/Current Affairs,
Elementary Numerical Aptitude, Legal Aptitude/Legal Awareness, Logical Reasoning.
LLMLegal Theory, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law,
Law of Torts, Law of Contracts.
Integrated M.Sc. Biotechnology (IB)Botany, Zoology, Chemistry
M.Sc. Biotechnology (M.Sc. Biotech)Biotechnology, Chemistry

SAAT 2023 Syllabus

For admission to various courses, the SAAT 2023 syllabus is separately defined. As per the last year’s exam, the curriculum is at the level of 10+2 for admission to the UG courses offered by the Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan. Based on the programs, SAAT 2023’s syllabus may differ.

As per schedule, the comprehensive curriculum stating the key topics/subjects of the SAAT 2023 exam is published online.

SAAT Syllabus 2023 – BSc Chemistry

TopicsUnits
Inorganic ChemistryGeneral Principles and Processes of Isolations of Metals, Hydrogen, S-Block Elements, P- Block Elements, D and F Block Elements, Coordination compounds, Environmental chemistry, Classifications of Elements, and Periodicity in Properties
Physical ChemistrySome Basic Concepts of Chemistry, States of Matter, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding, and Molecular Structure, Chemical thermodynamics, Solutions, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions and Electro-Chemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry
Organic chemistrySome Basic Principles of Organic chemistry, Hydro-Carbons, Organic Compounds containing Halogens, Organic Compounds containing Oxygen, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Polymers, Biomolecules, Chemistry in everyday life, Purification and characterization of Organic Compounds
MathematicsSets, Relations and Functions, Coordinate Geometry, Three Dimensional Geometry, Vector Algebra, Statistics and Probability, Trigonometry, Mathematical Reasoning, Complex numbers, and Quadratic Equations, Matrices and Determinants, Permutations and Combinations, Mathematical Induction, Binomial theorem, and its simple implications, Sequences and Series, Limit, Continuity and Differentiability, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations

SAAT Syllabus 2023 – BSc Biology

TopicsUnits
BotanyHistory, Plant Cell, Complexities of Plant Life, Morphology of angiosperms, Taxonomy of Flowering Plants, Continuity of Plant Life, Microorganisms and diversity of Plant Life, Processes in Plants, Environmental Biology, Botany and Human Welfare, Common Plant diseases, Genetic engineering and Biotechnology.
ZoologyAnimal World, Diversity of Animal Life: Kingdom Protasia, Kingdom Animalia, MultiCellularity in animals, Locomotion, Types of Respiration, Digestive System, Types of Circulation, Excretory reproduction in Man, Control and Coordination in Man, Types of Reproduction, Sexual Reproduction in Man, Genetics, Evolution, Environmental Biology, Environmental Pollution, Common Human Diseases, Defense mechanism of the body, Wildlife conservation.
PhysicsPhysics and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Properties of Solids and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Oscillation and Waves, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices, Communication Systems.

SAAT Syllabus 2023 – M.Sc Programmes

TopicsVerbal Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, General Knowledge, Comprehension, Computer Fundamentals

SAAT 2023 Syllabus – BHMCT

TopicsUnits
General KnowledgeCurrent affairs, General Knowledge
General ScienceBasic Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics
Numerical Aptitude, Service Aptitude, Reasoning, General English

SAAT 2023 Preparation Tips

SAAT 2023 is a national entry test with a high level of competition. In 2023, many tests assume the format of Remote Proctored, and applicants are recommended to try a mock test in the very same format to get an awareness of this test method. It is impossible for applicants showing up in SAAT 2023 to afford to leave anything to luck. They therefore must have an efficient preparation strategy in place, which would include components such as revision, sample paper solving, and question papers from previous years.

In addition, the applicant also needs to consider the syllabus, as it will assist the applicant to identify scoring areas and also weak points which need their focus. Mastering in depth the SAAT 2023 exam pattern will also give the student’s preparation a boost.

  1. It is very essential to know the syllabus of the test in which an applicant intends to participate. The SAAT exam syllabus is issued separately for admission to various courses. As such, refer to the relevant syllabus and make a note of all the key subjects to be studied.
  2. Applicants can engage in general studies during the initial half of the time available, including clearing out key fundamentals, understanding theories and their consequences, studying formulas, etc. That being said, even though this is done, applicants have to concentrate on a far more specific study tactic for SAAT.
  3. Applicants are suggested to get SAAT exam papers and sample papers from the previous year. In terms of the type of question posed, complexity, analytical skills needed, etc., this can help to establish a very good idea about the exam.
  4. Set objectives that are achievable. There is limited time for the syllabus to be covered. Applicants should prioritize and make a timetable for the topics to be studied. For each topic/subject, it is recommended to establish study slots.
  5. Applicants are suggested to regularly dedicate 2 hours or more to revisions. Daily revisions can be useful in recognizing what was previously studied, as in subsequent topics/subjects, one learns new concepts every day.
  6. In the SAAT exam, applicants should identify constantly occurring questions and concentrate on studying such questions by heart. In this manner, in the SAAT 2023 exam, one can be sure of answering some expected questions correctly.

SAAT 2023 Mock Tests

It is critical that applicants seeking entry via the SAAT 2023 exam participate in some pre-exam planning and preparation. In order to do that efficiently, one must be conscious of the syllabus. In this sense, that being said, effective learning materials also play a significant role.

  • As mentioned below, mock tests can help an applicant plan for the SAAT 2023 exam in quite a few ways.
  • Applicants can become mindful of and nature of the questions raised in the paper by solving mock tests.
  • By trying to solve mock tests, one can assess the allocation of marks across different sections.
  • Attempting to solve mock tests can help to improve the examination’s time management strategies.
  • In the SAAT 2023 exam, applicants can get a fair idea of typical and commonly repeated questions.

SAAT 2023’s Best Books

It’s essential to have a clear understanding of the concepts to crack any competitive examination. Many times, tricky topics are asked to check the test taker’s analytical capabilities. In addition, in planning and preparation, solved papers, guides, and question banks commercially available also have an enormous role to play.

For the comfort of our audiences, here are some essential books.

Important Books
Objective Chemistry for Engineering Entrances – Vol. 1
Wiley’s Textbook of Zoology for NEET and other Medical Entrance
Examinations, 2019ed
A Perfect Solution of Management Entrance Exam/OPENMAT
NCHMCT-JEE: National Council for Hotel Management and Catering
Technology Joint Entrance Exam (Previous Years Papers)
Chapterwise Topicwise Solved Papers Mathematics for Engineering Entrances
Objective Physics for Engineering Entrances – Vol. 1

SAAT 2023 Admit Card

The SAAT 2023 admit card will only be accessible SOA website from the second week of April onwards. On the day of the examination, applicants must carry the SAAT 2023 admit card for the examination along with a valid ID proof. Applicants must fill their login details in the Admit Card Login window in order to access the SAAR 2023 admit card. SAAT admit card 2023 highlights important information such as the name of the applicant, the photograph, the program, the subject, the student’s address, the address of the allocated test center, and the test plan.

The SAAT 2023 admit card is scheduled to release prior to the execution of the examination on the official website soa.ac.in.

Steps to Download SAAT 2023 Admit Card

  • Please visit SAAT 2023 website and check the link in the contact details section.
  • A new screen appears for access to the Admit Card
  • Enter login details such as application number, mobile number, and email address, and select submit.
  • There will be a PDF of the SAAT 2023 Admit Card.
  • Click on the download button and have your SAAT 2023 Admit Card printed.

Find out the key information available below on the SAAT admit card.

  • The student’s name
  • The name of the program
  • Name of the subject
  • The Student’s address
  • Test center address
  • Schedule of the test

The admit card should be presented by the applicant on the exam day, otherwise, no one will be allowed to take the test without it. It will be submitted for verification to the invigilator. The admit card must be retained by students until the admission process is completed. In the event of any mismatch noted in it, students must promptly inform the Director of Admissions.


SAAT 2023 Result

The result of the SAAT will be revealed on the website in the first week of May 2023. By completing their login details, such as date of birth and exam roll number, applicants will be able to check their outcome. Candidates who qualify for the entrance exam will receive their rank cards.

The applicants will be assigned rank cards on the basis of their performance shown in the entry test. The result will consider the name, roll number, category and subject-wise/total marks of the applicant received in the test by the candidate.

Check out the different categories of merit lists released by the SOA for SAAT results below.

  • For applicants who prefer admission to the B.Tech course, a separate merit list is created according to the marks guaranteed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • A different merit list is prepared for applicants who prefer admission to the B.Pharm/B.Sc. programs. Agriculture in the Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology subjects on the basis of the marks secured.
  • For applicants seeking entry to diploma programs under the Lateral Entry Scheme, separate merit lists are prepared. For each of the B.Tech, MCA, B.Pharm and BHMCT Lateral Entry programs, one merit list is prepared.
  • For applicants who choose admission to each of the MCA, M.Tech (branch-wide) and M.Sc. courses, different merit lists are prepared.
  • For applicants who prefer enrollment to each of the BHMCT, B.A. LLB (H), BBA LLB (H), LLB (H), BBA and BCA programs, and different merit lists are prepared.
  • For applicants seeking entry to each of the B.Sc. Nursing Services and B.Sc. Post Nursing Basic. programs, and different merit lists are prepared.
  • For applicants who meet the criteria under each of the reservation categories available, different merit lists are also formulated.

The final selection of candidates for admission shall be established on the rank guaranteed in the merit lists of the SAAT 2023. After the examination, applicants can obtain their rank cards from the University website at soa.ac.in as per schedule. Applicants shall be allocated seats on the basis of the rank of SAAT 2023, subject to the availability of seats in the preferred program at the time of admission counseling.


SAAT Rank Card 2023

For the applicants who appeared in the entrance examination in the first week of May, Siksha O’ Anusandhan will publish the SAAT 2023 rank card. The SAAT 2023 Rank Card will be accessible on the university’s official website. Applicants have to fill in their application number in the Rank Card login window to access the SAAT Rank Card 2023. Based on their performance in the entrance test, the SAAT 2023 rank card will mention the rank assigned to the applicants.


SAAT 2023 Merit List

The merit list will be formulated and published by the Authority on the basis of the SAAT outcome. For different courses, B.Tech, B.Sc Agriculture, B.Pharm, MCA, M.Tech, MBA, BBA, lateral entry & other regular courses, the merit lists will be published separately.

As per different reservation classifications, a different merit list will also be published. Students will be chosen solely on the basis of the rank secured in the merit list for further admission procedures.


SAAT 2023 Counselling

Enrollment to the different programs offered by SAAT 2023 is made on the basis of the rank of applicants in the list of preferred merits. Only those applicants who appear and qualify for the SAAT 2023 exam are assigned seats through the counseling process.

SOA University performs offline/online counseling on the grounds of the merit and program preference of the applicants. After the publication of the SAAT 2023 ranks, SOA announces the detailed counseling process and the exact schedule of associated events. Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements are assigned seats in the recommended program according to availability and on the basis of their rank in the SAAT 2023 exam.

SAAT 2023 counseling process will be carried out in more than one round. So, an applicant must check this page for updates and the official website. Documents will be verified in the counseling process, and the following is the list of required documents:

  • 10th and 12th Marksheets
  • Character Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Caste Certificate (If required)
  • Aadhar Card
  • SAAT 2023 Admit Card
  • SAAT 2023 Rank Card
  • Other Certificates (In case of Sports quota, and other extra-curricular)

SAAT 2023 Reservation Criteria

Some reservation policies are applicable to concerned applicants, as per the official SOA University website. As per the official website below, check out the reservation available in the SAAT 2023 exam.

  • In all programs, 15% and 7.5% of seats are reserved for applicants belonging to the SC/ST categories by birth (not by marriage or adoption).
  • In the fields of engineering/technology, MBA, MCA, HMCT, pharmacy, nursing, and biotechnology, 3 percent of the seats are reserved for Physically Disabled applicants for admission to programs.
  • For female candidates, 30 percent of the seats in each category are reserved.
  • The number of seats available for applicants from the general category shall be those available after the deduction of the total number of seats reserved in the specific program/category.

SOA University 2023 Placement

As per their ranks, applicants assigned seats to different programs offered by Siksha O Anusandhan University must complete the programs to be placed in a range of national and international organizations.

Check out the list of top companies to which placement is offered to applicants passing on appropriate SOA programs.

  • Amazon
  • Accor Hotels
  • Atmecs
  • Asian Paints
  • Bosch
  • Capgemini
  • Cognizant
  • Celogen
  • Deloitte
  • GyanSys
  • HCL
  • Hettich
  • Hexaware
  • Highradius
  • Hilton
  • Hyatt
  • IBM
  • IBS
  • Infosys
  • ITC Infotech
  • JSW Cement
  • KloudGin
  • L&T Technology Services
  • Mahindra
  • Marriott
  • Mediamint
  • Microsoft
  • Mindtree
  • Mu Sigma
  • Mindcrest
  • Macleods
  • NCR
  • Nestle
  • Odessa Technologies
  • Optum
  • Oyo
  • Quislex
  • Racetrack
  • Reliance Industries Limited
  • Taj
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Teksystems
  • Tudip
  • Wipro

SOA University Ranking (NIRF & Other Ranking)

Siksha O Anusandhan University has received national and international recognition in the academic sector for its services. It is a university approved by UGC. See other rankings and SOA accreditation below.

Accreditation

  • The Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET), USA, accredits three of the engineering programs offered by SOA.
  • SOA received NAAC Grade A Cycle 1 accreditation on 30 September 2009, for a period of 05 years, with a CGPA of 3.10.
  • SOA received grade A Cycle 2 NAAC re-accreditation on November 16, 2015 with a CGPA of 3.35 for a period of 05 years.
  • SOA has NBA accreditation until the year 2023 for 5 engineering programs.

Ranking

  • SOA is ranked as the 20th best university as per the NIRF (MHRD) Government of India Rankings 2020.
  • It is also ranked in the Engineering Category by NIRF as the 34th best university.
  • SOA, as per the NIRF ranking, is the 23rd best university in the medical category.
  • In the overall category, it is also ranked as the 12th best dental institution and 38th.
  • SOA is one of the 56 universities in India to be ranked internationally, as per the TIMES Higher Education World University Rankings 2020.

SAAT 2023 Fee Structure

The complete details of program-wise fee structure is available at the Siksha O Anusandhan University website i.e. soa.ac.in. Here we have reproduced the information taken from the official website regarding the academic fees of various programs for the previous year.

Fee structure for Engineering Courses

ProgramAnnual Fee
B.TechRs 2,35,000
B.Tech (NRI)Rs 3,35,000
Lateral Entry B.TechRs 2,35,000
M.Tech/MCARs 1,30,000
BCARs 1,00,000

Fee structure for Management Courses

ProgramAnnual Fee
MBARs 2,75,000
MBA (Hospital Administration)Rs 1,00,000
BBARs 1,00,000

Fee structure for Hotel Management Courses

ProgramAnnual Fee
BHMCTRs 85,000
Lateral Entry BHMCTRs 75,000
BBA (Hospitality & Culinary Management)Rs 85,000
MBA in HMRs 85,000

Fee structure for Pharmacy Courses

ProgramAnnual Fee
B.PharmRs 1,30,000
B.Pharm (NRI)Rs 1,90,000
Lateral Entry B.PharmRs 1,30,000
M.PharmRs 1,38,000

Fee structure for Agriculture Courses

ProgramAnnual Fee
B.Sc. AgricultureRs 1,65,000
B.Sc. Agriculture (NRI)Rs 2,40,000
M.Sc. AgricultureRs 1,25,000

Fee structure for Nursing Courses

ProgramAnnual Fee
B.Sc. Nursing (Basic/Post Basic)Rs 1,10,000
B.Sc. Nursing (Basic/Post Basic) (NRI)Rs 1,45,000
M.Sc. NursingRs 1,30,000

Fee structure for Law Courses

ProgramAnnual Fee
BA LLB (H)Rs 1,10,000
BBA LLB (H)Rs 1,10,000
LLB (H)Rs 85,000
LLMRs 1,10,000

Fee structure for M.Sc. General Sciences Courses

ProgramAnnual Fee
M.Sc. (All except Nursing & Agriculture)Rs 85,000

Fee structure for Integrated Courses

ProgramAnnual Fee
Integrated BiotechnologyRs 85,000

Fee structure for Paramedical Courses

ProgramAnnual Fee
B.Sc. in Paramedical SciencesRs 85,000

Fee structure for Doctoral Courses

ProgramFee
PhD (Full Time)Admission/Registration/Course Fee Rs 32000
Annual Tuition Fee Rs 25000
Thesis Examination Fee Rs 15000
PhD (Part Time)Admission/Registration/Course Fee Rs 47000
Annual Tuition Fee Rs 40000
Thesis Examination Fee Rs 15000

Scholarships Through SAAT 2023

Siksha O Anusandhan University has provisions for scholarships. As per the previous year’s trends, scholarships are offered to meritorious candidates for admission to UG and PG courses based on the marks in Class 10th, Class 12th, and in Graduate programs.

Check out SOA University Program Wise Scholarship Details For Previous Year Admissions

Engineering

ProgramScholarship CriteriaScholarship Amount
B.Tech (CSE & CSIT)More than 90% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 35000 pa (4 years)
 More than 80% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 25000 pa (4 years)
 More than 70% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 15000 pa (4 years)
B.Tech (CE, EE, EEE, ECE & ME)More than 80% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 55000 pa (4 years)
 More than 70% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 45000 pa (4 years)
 All other eligible candidates
opting for such branches
Rs 35000 pa (4 years)
B.Tech (Lateral Entry)More than 90% marks in
Class 10 and Diploma
Rs 35000 pa (3 years)
 More than 80% marks in
Class 10 and Diploma
Rs 25000 pa (3 years)
 More than 70% marks in
Class 10 and Diploma
Rs 15000 pa (3 years)
BCA60% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 10000 pa (3 years)
MCA60% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 12500 pa (2 years)

Management

ProgramScholarship CriteriaScholarship Amount
BBA60% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 10000 pa (3 years)
MBA60% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 12500 pa (2 years)
 60% marks in
3 years Graduation
Rs 12500 pa (2 years)
 60% marks in
B.Tech
Rs 25000 pa (2 years)
 60% marks in
Class 10, Class 12 and
3 years Graduation
Rs 25000 pa (2 years)
 60% marks in
Class 10, Class 12 and B.Tech
Rs 50000 pa (2 years)

Hotel Management

ProgramScholarship CriteriaScholarship Amount
BHMCT60% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 10000 pa (4 years)

Law

ProgramScholarship CriteriaScholarship Amount
BBA LLB (H)/BA LLB (H)60% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 10000 pa (4 years)

Pharmacy

ProgramScholarship CriteriaScholarship Amount
B.PharmMore than 60% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 10000 pa (4 years)
B.Pharm Lateral EntryMore than 90% marks in
Diploma
Rs 15000 pa (3 years)
 More than 85% marks in
Diploma
Rs 10000 pa (3 years)

Agriculture

ProgramScholarship CriteriaScholarship Amount
B.Sc. AgricultureMore than 80% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 15000 pa (4 years)
 More than 70% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 10000 pa (4 years)

Nursing

ProgramScholarship CriteriaScholarship Amount
B.Sc. NursingMore than 80% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 15000 pa (4 years)
 More than 70% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 10000 pa (4 years)

General Sciences

ProgramScholarship CriteriaScholarship Amount
Integrated M.Sc. BiotechnologyMore than 80% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 15000 pa (5 years)
 More than 70% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 10000 pa (5 years)
 More than 60% marks in
Class 10 and Class 12
Rs 5000 pa (5 years)
M.Sc. General SciencesMore than 80% marks
in Class 10, Class 12 and
3 years Graduation
Rs 15000 pa (2 years)
 More than 70% marks in
Class 10, Class 12 and
3 years Graduation
Rs 10000 pa (2 years)
 More than 60% marks in
Class 10, Class 12 and
3 years Graduation
Rs 5000 pa (2 years)

Paramedical Sciences

ProgramScholarship CriteriaScholarship Amount
B.Sc. in Paramedical Sciences60% marks in
Class 12
Rs 10000 pa (2 years)

Doctoral Programs

  • Deserving full-time researchers are awarded Rs 20000 worth of fellowship per month.

Yearly renewal of scholarship for doctoral programs are subject to the following criteria.

  • Academic success with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 with zero backlog in the semester evaluation.
  • 80 percent attendance for each subject in each semester.
  • The character and conduct of the candidate is certified by the Head of the Institution.
  • No adverse remarks should be made by the candidates.

About SOA

Siksha O Anusandhan is provided with the designation of Graded Autonomy by the UGC. Situated in the state of Odisha, it is a NAAC A Grade 2nd cycle institution. In the fields of engineering, science, law, medicine, and others, the institute offers various NBA and ICAR accredited UG and PG courses.

The University has received a wide range of accolades based on SOA’s official website, making it one of the most sought-after in the state for UG and PG admissions. In the MHRD NIRF India Rankings 2020 in the University category, SOA ranked 20th. It also placed 34th in the category of Engineering, 23rd in the category of Medical Colleges, and 12th in the category of Dental Colleges. It was ranked 3rd nationally in terms of the Swachh Campus programme.

SAAT 2023 FAQ’S

It is possible to enroll and register via the official website.

No, the hall ticket and the admit card are identical.

If you find any discrepancies in your hall ticket, we strongly recommend contacting the examination conducting authority straight away.

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