DSAT 2018 or Dayananda Sagar Admission Test 2018 is the entrance exam for UG and PG admission in Dayananda Sagar University (DSU), Bangalore. The exam will be held in online and offline mode. The exam will be held in a window of multiple days. The selection of candidates will be done on the bases of marks obtained in qualifying examination, as well as, the DSAT 2018 score. Candidates can check the complete details of DSAT 2018 application process, eligibility criteria and other information on this page below.

Latest: DSAT 2018 admit card has been released. For more information you can check it from “Admit Card” link given below.

DSAT 2018

The courses under DSAT are B.Tech, M.Tech, Management: BBA / MBA, Computer Applications: BCA, BSc / MSc in , Biological Sciences, BA in Journalism & Mass Communication, B.Pharm/M.Pharm/Pharm.D, BSc/PB BSc/MSc in Nursing. The candidates can check all the dates of DSTA 2018 from the table below.

Events Dates
Rolling Admission starts for all courses except B.tech and Pharmacy 01 Dec 2017 29 Dec 2017
Last date for DSAT 2018 Registration/ Submission of Offline Application Form 01 week Before respective DSAT Exam dates
Date of Admit Card 01 week Before respective DSAT Exam dates
DSAT 2018 27, 28, 29 April and 03, 04, 16 May 2018
DSAT Rank Card 2018 Last week of May 2018
DSAT Counselling 2018 1st week of Jun 2018

DSAT 2018 Application Form

The application form for UG and PG admission are available right now. The candidates can register for DSAT via online login or by downloading the application form.

To apply via the online medium, the candidates will have to submit Program Type, Select Course, Candidate’s Full Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Email Address, and Mobile Number. The candidates will then have to fill the application form, upload images, and pay the fee amount. In the downloaded application form, the candidates will have to fill all the details carefully and correctly. Then, the candidates need to send it back to the university.

DSTA 2018 Admit Card

The Admit Card of DSTA 2018 has been released. The candidates can download it from the official website as well as from this page. The candidates must have to download their admit card form internet as it will not be sent to any candidate by post or through any other method.

The admit card of DSTA 2018 is an important document, which should be kept safe. The candidates who will not be able to produce it on the exam day, shall not be allowed to enter the exam hall. It is important to keep the admit card safe even after the examination because it will be needed during counselling and seat allotment.

DSAT 2018 Sample Paper

Candidates can check the sample paper of DSAT 2018 to understand the level of the examination.

DSAT 2018 Result

DSAT 2018 Result will be announced by Dayananda Sagar University online. It is expected that result will be released in the month of may. Candidates can check the result on the official website or direct link will be provided here for your convenience. Candidates are advised to save the scorecard and keep it until the end of the admission process.

DSAT 2018 Counselling

DSU will release the merit list on the basis of marks obtained in their qualifying exams and as well as the DSAT 2018 test conducted by Dayanand Sagar University. At the time of counselling, the students need to be present physically at Dayananda Sagar University. Counselling process is expected to start in the month of Jun 2018.

DSAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

UG Programmes Eligibility

UG Programs Eligibility
B.Tech – Computer Science & Engineering
B.Tech – Electronics & Communication Engg.
B.Tech – Mechanical Engineering
B.Tech – Computer Technology
B.Tech – Aerospace Engineering
  • Pass in PUC / 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer Science / Electronics / Technical Vocational subjects and obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST & OBC category) in the above subjects taken together, of any Board recognized by the respective State Governments / Central Government / Union Territories or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto.
  • Good score in DSAT or CET / COMED-K or any other equivalent examination conducted by recognized Institute / Agency.
BCA – Bachelor of Computer Applications
  • Pass in 10+2, A Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent and a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate.
  • Good score in DSAT Entrance Test.
B.Sc : Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Genetics
B.Sc : Bio-technology, Chemistry and Microbiology
B.Sc : Microbiology, Genetics and BioChemistry
  • Pass in 10+2, A Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and English with Biology or Biotechnology or Mathematics or any other Life Science subject as optional and a minimum of 45% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and any one of the optional subjects.
BBA: Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Pass in 10+2, A Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate (45% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST & OBC category).
  • Good score in DSAT Entrance Test.
B.Com: Bachelor of Commerce
  • Candidates who have completed Two year Pre – University course of Karnataka State or its equivalent with Business Studies and Accountancy as two major subjects of study in both first and second year pre-university with aggregate of 50% PUC/ CBSE/ ISCE/10+2 or Equivalent Examination (45% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST & OBC category) .
  • Good score in DSAT Entrance Test .
B.Pharm Pass in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and English with Mathematics or Biotechnology or Computer Science or Biology as optional subjects with a minimum of 40% marks in aggregate Lateral: Diploma holders in Pharmacy from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India.
Pharm D Pass in 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry, and English with Mathematics or Biology as optional subjects / DPharm or any other equivalent qualification recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India.
B.SC ( N ) Pass in 10+2, A Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English and a minimum of 45% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English.
PB B.Sc ( N) Pass in GNM after 10+2 or equivalent examination preferably with Science subjects with DSAT50% marks in aggregate Candidates should be a registered Nurse and registered Midwife or equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council. Candidates should have completed their GNM course on or before 01.06.2017.
Bachelor’s in Physiotherapy (B.P.T.) Pass in 10+2, A Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, English and Biology with a minimum of 40% mark taken together in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
B.A Journalism Pass in 10+2, A Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent and a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate. Arts group subjects are preferred.

PG Programmes Eligibility

PG Programs Eligibility
Computer Science & Engineering
M.Tech – Computer Science & Engineering
Specialization: Big Data/Internet of Things
M.Tech – Computer Science & Information Technology
Specialization: Cloud Computing
  • Pass in BE/BTech or Equivalent in Electronics & Communication, Computer Science, Information Science, Electrical & Electronics, Telecommunication, Bio-Medical Engineering, Medical Electronics, Mechatronics and Instrumentation Engineering with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate(45% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST & OBC category).
  • Good score in DSAT/GATE/PGCET Entrance Test
Electronics & Communication
M.Tech – Electronics & Communication
Specialization: Embedded System
  • Pass in BE/BTech or Equivalent in Electronics & Communication, Computer Science, Information Science, Electrical & Electronics, Telecommunication, Bio-Medical Engineering, Medical Electronics, Mechatronics and Instrumentation Engineering with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate(45% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST & OBC category).
  • Good score in DSAT/GATE/PGCET Entrance Test
Mechanical Engineering
M.Tech – Mechanical Engineering
Specialization: Design Engineering
  • Pass in BE/BTech or Equivalent in Electronics & Communication, Computer Science, Information Science, Electrical & Electronics, Telecommunication, Bio-Medical Engineering, Medical Electronics, Mechatronics and Instrumentation Engineering with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate(45% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST & OBC category).
  • Good score in DSAT/GATE/PGCET Entrance Test
M. Sc Biochemistry
M. Sc Biotechnology
M.Sc Microbiology
A candidate who has passed B.Sc. in any discipline of Life Sciences, Biosciences or Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural, B.E. (Biotechnology), Veterinary and Fishery Sciences, Pharmacy or Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) or Bachelor of Dental Surgery or equivalent examination recognized by DSU with a minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects in all the years is eligible for admission to M.Sc.. Eligibility shall be 45% in aggregate for candidates belonging to SC/ST candidates. Note: For admission to M.Sc. Biochemistry, the candidate must have studied either Chemistry or Biochemistry as one of the major subjects during Bachelors.
MBA: Master of Business Management
  • Pass in a Bachelor’s Degree of minimum three years duration recognized by this University or who have passes any other examination recognized by this University as equivalent thereto. The candidates shall have passed the prescribed qualifying examinations with not less than 50% of the marks in the aggregate (45% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST & OBC category) of all the years of the degree examinations
  • Good Score in DSAT /MAT/CAT/PGCET Entrance Test.
M Pharma Candidates should have passed B.pharm from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate
M.Sc (N) Candidates should have passed BSc/PC BSc/PB BSc Nursing recognized by the Indian Nursing Council and a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate. Experience: Applicants must have 1 year of experience after BSc Nursing in a hospital or in a community health program or in a school or college of nursing. PB BSc Degree holders need to have one year experience either before or after Post Basic BSc Nursing degree.
Master’s in Physiotherapy (M.P.T.) Candidates should have passed BPT from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. INTERNSHIP: Completed or completing their compulsory internship on or before 15.08.2017

Seats Matrix

For UG Programmes

Programs Offered Intake
B.Tech – Computer Science & Engineering 360
B.Tech – Electronics & Communication Engg. 180
B.Tech – Mechanical Engineering 120
B.Tech – Computer Technology 60
B.Tech – Aerospace Engineering 60
Bachelor of Computer Applications 60
B.Com: Bachelor of Commerce 120
BBA: Bachelor of Business Administration 180
B.Sc : Biotechnology, Biochemistry & Genetics 120
B.Sc: Biotechnology, Chemistry & Microbiology
B.Sc: Microbiology, Genetics & Biochemistry
B.Pharm 100
Pharm D 30
B.Sc ( N ) 60
PB B.Sc ( N) 30
Bachelor of Physiotherapy ( BPT ) 40
B.A Journalism 60

PG Programmes

Programs Offered Intake
M.Tech – Computer Science & Engineering Specialisation: Big Data/Internet of Things 18
M.Tech – Computer Science & Information Technology Specialisation: Cloud Computing 18
M.Tech – Electronics & Communication Specialisation:Embedded System 18
M.Tech – Mechanical Engineering Specialisation: Design Engg 18
MBA: Master of Business Management 60
M.Sc: Biochemistry 60
M.Sc: Biotechnology
M.Sc: Microbiology
M Pharma 18
M.Sc (N) 20
Masters in Physiotherapy ( MPT ) 5

Note: 40% of the Seats will be admitted through Government Quota and the balance 60% through University / DSAT.

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