Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT), is a national level entrance test is conducted by SOA University every year to select bright students from different parts of our country. The test is being conducted for different programs offered in different constituent institutes / schools of the university. The seventh edition of this entrance test, SAAT 2015 will be held on 9th May 2015 (Saturday).
The SAAT 2015 will be held on 9th May, 2015 as per following programme.
|1st Sitting||2nd Sitting|
|9.00 AM to 11.00 AM||12.00 Noon to 1.00 PM||2.30 PM to 4.30 PM|
|Physics & Chemistry/ BHMCT / MCA||Mathematics||Biology / All Lateral Entry / Post Basic Nursing /MBA/MHA/MHMCT/M.Tech. / M.Pharm. /M.Sc. Nursing/MHTM /M.Sc. Biotechnology /BBA LLB / LLM|
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SAAT 2015 Important Information
The test is primarily a multiple choice type written test and the standard of the test is comparable with any other national level entrance test.
Short listed candidates will be called to attend an open counselling for admission into various programmes of the university. Another feature of this entrance test is that the candidates with diploma in engineering/ technology/ pharmacy and hotel management are eligible for admission into regular courses under lateral entry scheme through SAAT 2015.
The Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University offers undergraduate, post graduate, dual degree and doctoral programmes in engineering / technology, computer application, sciences, humanities & social sciences, medicine, dental, nursing, business administration, hotel management and catering technology, hospital administration, pharmacy, biotechnology and law.
SAAT 2015 Eligibility for UG Courses
The eligibility criteria for SOA University Admission Test (Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test – SAAT 2015) for various UG courses is elaborated as below.
Eligibility for B.Tech. / Dual Degree in Engineering / Dual Degree in Management
Pass or appearing (in the year 2015) 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 atleast 50% marks taken together in the subjects mentioned.
Pass in Diploma in Engineering / Technology with less than 60% marks in aggregate.
MBBS / BDS Admission Eligibility
Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination (in the year 2015) 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 examination. In respect of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Schedules Tribes and Other Backward Classes the marks secured in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together in qualifying examination can be 40% instead of 50% for General Candidates. For PH candidates qualifying examination 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. For SC / ST / OBC candidates the limit is minimum of 40% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) taken together in the entrance test. For PH candidates the limit is minimum of 45% 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 31.12.2015. Further provided that this upper age limit shall be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of SC and ST.
Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination (in the year 2015) with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects: Mathematics / Biotechnology / Computer Science / Biology / Information Technology or any other subject as approved by appropriate authority, by securing atleast 45% marks taken together in the subjects mentioned (40% incase of candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC category).
Pass in Diploma programme in Pharmacy with less than 60% marks.
BHMCT: Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination (2015) in any discipline with atleast 45% marks (40% incase of SC / ST / OBC category).
B.Sc. in Nursing (Basic)
Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination (in the year 2015) with at least 45% marks in aggregate (English, Physics, Chemistry & Biology taken together) and 40% marks in aggregate for SC / ST / OBC candidates only.
Age Limit : The lower age limit is 17 years as on 31.12.2015.
B.Sc. in Nursing (Post Basic): Passed GNM examination, and registered with concerned State Nursing Council. Candidate must be a member of TNAI.
Five years integrated BBA LLB Honours Programme: Pass or appearing (2015) 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 1st August 2015.
SAAT 2015 Eligibility for PG Courses
The eligibility criteria for SOA University Admission Test (Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test – SAAT 2015) for various PG courses is elaborated as below.
Pass or appearing in B.E. / B.Tech / AMIE /MCA/M.Sc. in the respective discipline or equivalent. For 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. Candidates having MCA and M.Sc. (Maths) degree are eligible for M.Tech in Comp. Sc. & Data Processing. Candidates with M.Sc. (Electronics) are eligible for M.Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering and M.Tech. in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering. 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 Science / Chemistry / Biotechnology / Geology / Life Science / Botany / Zoology) is eligible for M.Tech. in Environmental Science & Technology. For M.Tech. Material Science & Technology candidate must have M.Sc. (Physics) / M.Sc. (Chemistry) / B.Tech. (Electronics & Communication Engg.) / B.Tech (Electrical Engg.).
For 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.
Admission into M.Tech. programmes will be done on the basis of performance in SAAT-2015 or valid GATE score and personal interview taken together. After the interview, the merit list prepared by the Board members will be final.
Pass or appearing (in the year 2015) 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/ MHMCT/ MHA / MHTM
Pass or appearing (2014) 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 examination or equivalent in 2015 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% incase 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-2015. They are required only to submit the filled up application form.Admission will be done on the basis of performance in SAAT-2015 or MAT followed by group discussion and personal interview (GD/PI), all taken together.
M.Pharm: Pass or appearing (2015) at B.Pharm examination from any recognized University with atleast 50% marks. The candidates having valid GPAT score can apply. GPAT qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test, but they have to submit the filled up form. Admission into M.Pharm programme will be done on the basis of performance in SAAT-2015 or valid GPAT and personal interview taken together and a final merit list will be prepared.
M.Sc. in Biotechnology: Pass or appearing (2015) at three year Bachelor degree in Science OR four year Bachelor course in Agriculture / Pharmacy / Veterinary / Engineering / 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 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 (2015) Bachelor Degree in Law or studied Integrated Law Course or equivalent thereof, from any recognized University, securing 50% Marks in aggregate.
SAAT 2015 Eligibility for Lateral Entry
The eligibility criteria for SOA University Admission Test (Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test – SAAT 2015) for Lateral Entry Admissions is elaborated as below.
Admission to 2nd year Degree Programme in Engineering, Pharmacy & Hotel Management for Diploma holders: Pass or appearing (in the year 2015) 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 2015) 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.
Lateral Entry MCA: Pass or appearing (in the year 2015) 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.
Choice of Discipline: Candidates having Diploma in Engineering indicated under Column – I are eligible for admission into the corresponding discipline only mentioned under Column – II (Appendix – XVIII). Candidates will appear a common paper in the entrance test and the branch allotment will be done during the counselling.
NOTE: Candidates appearing at the qualifying examination (in the year 2015) may also apply. But, they have to produce the pass certificate of the qualifying examination with pass mark in individual appropriate subjects as mentioned for different programmes on the day of counselling, failing which the rank / position secured in the entrance examination will stand cancelled automatically and they will have no claim for the admission as per the rank. The above mentioned clause is also applicable for pass out candidates. e.g.: For B.Tech the candidate has to secure pass mark in each of the following subjects – Physics, Mathematics and any one of the subject as mentioned.
BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES
- Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in different branches of engineering at ITER.
- Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at IMS & SH.
- Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) at IDS.
- Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm.) at SPS.
- Bachelor of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (BHMCT) at SHM.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing) at SNC.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post Basic B. Sc. Nursing) at SNC.
DUAL DEGREE PROGRAMMES
- Dual Degree in Enginering (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
MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES
- Master of Technology (M.Tech.) in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering Department, Civil Engineering Department, Electronics & Communication Engineering Department, Electrical Engineering Department, Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department, Mechanical Engineering Department, Computer Science & Information Technology Department, Computer Science & Engineering Department, Computer Science & Data Processing, Material Science & Technology, Environmental Science & Technology and Biotechnology at ITER.
- Master of Computer Applications (MCA) at ITER.
- Master of Business Administration (MBA) at IBCS.
- Master of Hospital Administration (MHA) at IBCS.
- Master of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (MHMCT) at SHM.
- Master in Arts / Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management (MHTM) at SHM.
- Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Assurance, Pharmacology and Pharmatechnology at SPS.
- Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biotechnology at CBT.
- Master of Science in Nursing (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.
These seats will be considered over and above the intake capacity.
- Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in different branches at ITER.
- Lateral Entry MCA at ITER.
- Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm.) at SPS.
- Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT) at SHM.
SAAT 2015 Exam Pattern and Scheme of Exam
There will be multiple choice questions. The number of questions will be sixty (60) per each hour of examination. Each question shall have four probable answers with only one is correct answer; and the examinee shall have to 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 deduction 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.
The subjects in SAAT 2015 are different for each course. Please see the subjects corresponding to the course you have applied.
|PROGRAMME||SUBJECTS / APPENDIX||NO. OF QUESTIONS|
|B.Tech / DDE/ DDM||Physics & Chemistry||120|
|MBBS/BDS / B.Sc. Nursing||Physics & Chemistry||120|
|B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic)||Syllabus in Appendix-XII||120|
|B.Pharm.||Physics & Chemistry||120|
|or Biology (Appendix-I)||120|
|BHMCT||Reasoning, Service Aptitude,General English, GeneralKnowledge, General Science,Numerical Aptitude. (App-VI)||120|
|LLB||Syllabus in Appendix – XIII||120|
|LLM||Syllabus in Appendix – XIV||120|
|MCA||Mathematics & Computer Awareness (Appendix-V)||120|
|M.Tech||Syllabus in Appendix – X||120|
|MBA / MHA /MHMCT/MHTM||General English, Verbal &Analytical Reasoning, Comprehension, Computer & ManagementFundamentals (Appendix-VII)||120|
|M.Pharm||Syllabus in Appendix – VIII||120|
|M.Sc. Biotech.||Physics, Chemistry, MathBiology (Appendix – IX)||120|
|M.Sc. Nursing||Syllabus in Appendix – XI||120|
|Lateral Entry (B.Tech)||Syllabus in Appendix – II||120|
|Lateral Entry (Pharmacy)||Syllabus in Appendix-III||120|
|Lateral Entry (BHMCT)||Syllabus in Appendix-IV||120|
|Lateral Entry (MCA)||Syllabus in Appendix-XV||120|
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 ball pen darken the circle bearing the correct answer in the answer sheet against the corresponding number of the question.
Refer to the SAAT Syllabus here : SAAT 2015 Syllabus.
SOA University Fee Structure
|B.Tech. / DDE / DDM||1,70,000/- p.a.||M.Pharm||1,10,000/- p.a.|
|Lateral Entry B.Tech.||1,70,000/- p.a.||M.Sc. in Biotechnology||70,000/- p.a.|
|M.Tech / MCA / Lateral Entry MCA||1,30,000/- p.a.||BHMCT / Lateral Entry BHMCT||49,000/- p.a.|
|MBBS (Nine semesters)||3,45,000/- p.s.||B.Sc. Nursing (Basic)||55,000/- p.a.|
|BDS||2,90,000/- p.a.||B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic)||55,000/- p.a.|
|MBA||1,98,000/- p.a.||Lateral Entry BHMCT||49,000/- p.a.|
|MHA/ MHMCT / MHTM||70,000/- p.a.||M.Sc. Nursing||80,000/- p.a.|
|B.Pharm||80,000/- p.a.||BBA LLB||70,000/- p.a.|
|Lateral Entry B.Pharm||70,000/- p.a.||LLM||75,000/- p.a.|
|Institute Caution Money (one time)||5,000/|
|Hostel Fees||36,000/- p.a.|
|Caution Money (One time)||4,000/-|
|Total Hostel Fees||40,000/-|
|Transportation Fees (optional)||15,000/- p.a|
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