Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University has postponed SAAT 2020. The admission test will now be held from May 01 to 30, 2020. SOA had earlier scheduled the exam from April 10 to May 03, 2020. However, due to COVID-19 situation, the exam dates now stand cancelled. Apart from the exam dates the last date to register for SAAT has now been also been postponed to April 26, 2020.
The updation of dates for SOA Admission Test (SAAT) 2020 was done on the official website soa.ac.in on March 30, 2020. Apart from the last date to apply and the admission test dates, other dates of the admission process have been pushed down the calendar. This includes admit card download date, result declaration, and counseling dates.
The updated dates of SAAT 2020 can be also checked below:
SAAT 2020 Revised Schedule
The below table will help the candidates to understand the changed dates of SAAT 2020:
|Events||New dates||Old dates|
|Last date to apply for SAAT||26 Apr 2020||31 Mar 2020|
|Release date of admit card||28 Apr 2020||04 Apr 2020|
|Date of SAAT 2020 exam||01 – 05 May 2020||10 Apr – 03 May 2020|
|Date of result for B.Tech||31 May 2020||04 May 2020|
|Choice filling for engineering only||1 to 8 Jun 2020||05 – 08 May 2020|
|Counselling for engineering||11 Jun 2020||11 May 2020|
For admission in UG or PG programmes in disciplines like engineering, pharmacy, nursing, agriculture, law, management, hotel management, etc., SOA conducts SAAT annually. The exam is held at the national level and in online mode. 120 MCQs are asked in the exam and the duration of the exam is 2 hours. Admission is based on SAAT scores via counselling conducted by SOA.
Apart from SAAT, candidates can also take admission in SOA via national level entrance exam scores like JEE Main, NEET, CLAT, GPAT, CAT, MAT, XAT, GATE, etc.
The admission process can be checked via the flowchart given below:
SAAT 2020 Application Form
SOA invites SAAT applications online at soa.ac.in. The candidates can access the application form online, fill the same and submit it will application fee charged. SOA is one of the few institutes that do not charge any application fee to apply for their entrance test.
The basic steps to apply for SAAT 2020 are:
- Access the online application form on soa.ac.in.
- Next, candidates must fill all the details asked in SAAT application form correctly.
- Thereafter, scanned images must be uploaded in the online form.
- After the form is submitted, candidates can check their registered email id for a confirmation mail.
Sikha ‘O’ Anusandhan
The university was founded as the Institute of Technical Education and Research (ITER) in 1997. In 2007 Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan was declared as a Deemed to be University by UGC. The university has a campus over 451 acres with 11 girls hostels and 14 boys hostels to accommodate 4000 girls and 5000 boys with Wifi facility.
SOA Admission 2020 Helpline Numbers
The candidates can contact the university directly for any query regarding the application / adimission process at [email protected] Other than that, there are other points of contacts, that can be checked below:
Note: All the details below have been taken from the official website of SOA.
|Course||Point of contact||Number|
|Engineering||Dr. Sasanka Choudhury||+91 90400 03290|
|Engineering||Mr. Tapas Mahapatra||+91 79784 03147|
|Engineering||Mr. Satish Choudhury||+91 90400 96775|
|Engineering||Dr. Asit Kumar Subudhi||+91 63716 34669|
|Engineering||Dr. Santanu Kumar Sahoo||+91 79780 51037|
|Engineering||Mr. Aneesh Wunnava||+91 78550 93813|
|Engineering||Dr. Sidhartha Dash||+91 79785 11721|
|Engineering||Mr. Satya Ranjan Das||+91 94370 45866|
|Engineering||Mr. Shakti Prakash Jena||+91 82494 76361|
|Engineering||Dr. Saumendra Mohanty||+91 79789 69737|
|Engineering||Dr. Badrinarayan Sahu||+91 90788 23779|
|MBA||Mr. Sanjeeb Kumar Rajguru||+91 97766 01017|
|Pharmacy & Biotechnology||Dr. Laxmidhar Maharana||+91 70081 67248|
|Pharmacy & Biotechnology||Dr. Basudev Kar||+91 82495 14301|
|Law||Mr. Chinmaya Kumar Mohapatra||+91 94381 72675|
|Law||Mr. Hiranmaya Nanda||+91 98610 57452|
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