SAAT 2018 – Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) University has released the application form of SAAT 2018 on December 15, 2017 in online mode for all the candidates. To fill the SAAT 2018 application form, candidates will have to get themselves registered using a valid email id. The university will conduct SAAT 2018 in online mode from April 20-30, 2018 for admission to 7 B.Tech disciplines offered by the university where only campus 1, 2 and 4 offer B.Tech courses. However, JEE Main 2018 qualified candidates don’t have to take SAAT for admission to B.Tech courses at campus 1; they will be eligible for direct admission. The admit card of SAAT 2018 will be issued in online mode to only eligible candidates on April 15, 2018. The entrance exam of SAAT 2018 will of 2 hours duration and include a total of 180 objective-type questions. SAAT 2018 will have negative marking, with 1 mark deducted for each incorrect attempt. The result of SAAT 2018 will be declared around the first week of May. To know the full details of SAAT 2018, including exam pattern, important dates, application procedure and more, keep reading.
Latest - SAAT application form 2018 available from December 15, 2017
SAAT 2018 – Quick Facts
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar
Mode of Exam
Campus 1: Admission will on the basis of SAAT 2018 and JEE Main 2018 score
Campus 2 & 4: Admission only through SAAT 2018 scores.
SAAT Important Dates 2018
The important dates of SAAT 2018 will keep candidates updated about all the events related to the entrance exam. The SAAT 2018 important dates given below are tentative only, and covers events like application form issue and submission date, and date of exam. Keeping an eye on the important dates of SAAT 2018 will help candidates prepare for an event in advance and avoid rashes.
SAAT Important Dates
Online Application Form Starts
December 15, 2017
Last date to submit Application Form
April 10, 2018
SAAT Admit Card/ Hall Ticket
April 15, 2018
SAAT 2018 Exam
April 20-30, 2018
Declaration of SAAT 2018 Result
First week of May 2018
Option Entry for SAAT Counselling 2018
First week of May 2018 onwards
Final allotment of engineering discipline
Second week of May 2018
Third week of May 2018
SAAT Eligibility Criteria 2018
Candidates seeking admission to B.Tech courses at SOA University need to meet the SAAT 2018 eligibility criteria as prescribed the university. SAAT eligibility criteria 2018 includes qualifying exam passed by the candidate and also subject combination.
Eligibility Criteria of SAAT 2018
The candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam. Candidates appearing in the final exam of 10+2 in 2018 can also apply.
Physics, Mathematics have to be compulsory subjects in the qualifying exam along with any one of the following subjects: Chemistry / Computer Science / Information Technology / Biotechnology / Biology / Informatics / Statistics / Technical Vocational Subject or any other subject approved by an appropriate authority. (As per AICTE guidelines)
Qulaifying Exam Marks
Candidates must have secured minimum 45 % marks in the above mentioned subjects in their qualifying exam. For candidates belonging to SC, ST & OBC category minimum 40% is required.
The SAAT 2018 application form for the national-level exam is available in online mode from December 15, 2017 onwards. Before filling the application form of SAAT 2018, candidates need to ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria. Also, only genuine information must be used for filling the application form of SAAT 2018, as otherwise it can be cancelled. The procedure to fill the SAAT application form 2018 is described below:
How to fill SAAT 2018 Application Form 2018?
To fill the application form of SAAT 2018, candidates need to go through the following steps:
Registration - The candidate has to get registered using a valid email id. After entering the email id, click on “Submit” button. A code will be generated.
Validate email id - A validation link will be sent to the registered email id. Click on the link to validate. Alternately, enter the code sent to the email in the field “Enter Verification Code” and click submit.
Fill the Application form - The candidate has to next log-in to new account and fill the SAAT 2018 application form. The application form of SAAT 2018 will have fields like personal, contact, course, and education details. To complete the application process, the candidate will also have to upload scanned copies of signature and photograph
Application fee: Applicants aren’t required to pay any application fee for SAAT 2018.
How to prepare for SAAT 2018
Candidates appearing in SAAT 2018 can’t afford to leave anything to luck. So, they must have in place a effective preparation strategy, which will include elements like revision, solving sample papers and previous years question papers. Additionally, the candidate also needs to know the syllabus, as it will help the candidate identify scoring areas and also weak areas that need stitching. Learning in detail about the exam pattern of SAAT 2018 would also lend punch to the candidate’s preparation.
SAAT Exam Pattern 2018
As per the exam pattern of SAAT 2018, the entrance exam will be conducted in online mode. By going through the SAAT 2018 exam pattern, the candidate will be able to learn about key aspects of the exam like, the testing time, types of questions asked, marking scheme, and more. The candidate must base his/her preparation around the SAAT exam pattern 2018. For example, objective-type questions will be asked in the exam. This means speed and accuracy are key ingredients of success in the exam. Check the exam pattern of SAAT 2018 in the table below.
SAAT Exam Pattern
Total time 2 hours (120 minutes)
4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer. For wrong answers, 1 mark will be dedutced
SAAT Syllabus 2018
Candidates who plan to appear in SAAT 2018 need to be up to date with the syllabus of SAAT 2018. The SAAT 2018 syllabus will include topics and units that will be asked from the three subjects -physics, chemistry and mathematics. The candidate must only study the topics relevant to the entrance exam to get a good score. Also, the candidate must rate the difficulty level of each topic, and allot time accordingly.
SAAT 2018 Syllabus
Physics And Measurement, Kinematics, Laws Of Motion, Work, Energy And Power, Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Properties of Solids and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Oscillations and Waves, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Dual Nature of Matter And Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices, Communication Systems
Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry, States of Matter, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Chemical Thermodynamics, Solutions, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals, Hydrogen, S-Block Elements (alkali And Alkaline Earth Metals), P-Block Elements, D - And F - Block Elements, Co-Ordination Compounds, Environmental Chemistry, Purification and Characterisation Of Organic Compounds, Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry, Hydrocarbons
Organic Compounds Containing Halogens, Organic Compounds, Containing Oxygen, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Polymers
Biomolecules, Chemistry in Everyday Life
Sets, Relations And Functions, Complex Numbers And Quadratic Equations
Matrices And Determinants, Permutations And Combinations, Mathematical Induction, Binomial Theorem And Its Simple Applications, Sequences And Series, Limit, Continuity And Differentiability, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, Coordinate Geometry, Three Dimensional Geometry, Vector Algebra, Statistics And Probability, Trigonometry, Mathematical Reasoning
SAAT Sample Papers 2018
The sample papers of SAAT 2018 will include similar types of questions to the ones that will be asked in the entrance exam. The SAAT 2018 sample paper will be available for all three subjects covered in SAAT 2018, physics, chemistry and mathematics. Consequently by solving SAAT sample papers 2018, the candidate will be able to get a very clear idea about the difficulty level of the exam and distribution of questions. The candidate by solving SAAT 2018 sample papers will develop important skills like time management, to keep one’s head under pressure, and much more.
SAAT Exam Centres 2018
SAAT 2018 is likely to be conducted in over 60 exam centres across all the major cities in India. While selecting a preferred SAAT 2018 exam centre, along with the name of the city, the candidate must also enter the corresponding city code. The candidate is allowed to choose a maximum of three SAAT exam centres 2018; the options must be entered in the order of priority. In the table below, five exam centres of SAAT 2018 are listed along with their centre codes for the benefit of the candidate.
SAAT 2018 Exam Centres
SAAT Admit Card 2018
The SAAT 2018 admit card will be issed for only those candidates who have correctly filled the application form in online mode on April 15, 2018. To download the admit card of SAAT 2018, the candidate will have to log in to their individual accounts using their registration ID and mobile number. Upon successful log-in, the SAAT 2018 hall ticket will be displayed on the screen. Before downloading the hall ticket of SAAT 2018, the candidate must ensure that the data displayed on it is correct. Any discrepancy should be brought to notice of the Director, Admission, immediately. The SAAT admit card 2018 will include details like name, photograph, and address of the candidate, as well as roll number and address of test centre. The candidate must preserve the SAAT 2018 admit card until the admission process is over.
SAAT Answer Key 2018
The answer key of SAAT 2018 will contain the correct answers to the questions asked in the entrance examination. As such, candidates can match their answers with those given in the answer keys to get a probable score. Before comparing, the candidate must ensure that the answer key has the same paper code as the one they entered in the entrance exam; the typical paper codes can be A, B, C, and D. Also, it may be noted that considering SAAT is considered in online mode, the answer key was not available until the last exam. If this time around the SAAT 2018 answer key is released, it will be proved on this page.
SAAT Result 2018
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, will declare the result of SAAT 2018 online tentatively in the first week of May. To check SAAT 2018 result, the candidate will have to log in to the result portal using their SAAT application number and roll number. The SAAT result 2018 will display details like the name, roll number, category, and subject-wise and total marks obtained by the candidate in the entrance examination. B.Tech seat allotment at the three campuses of the university will be done based on the marks obtained by the candidate in SAAT 2018.
SAAT Merit List 2018
To prepare the SAAT 2018 merit list, marks obtained by the candidate in physics, chemistry and mathematics in the entrance examination will be taken into account. The SAAT 2018 merit list will be prepared category-wise, meaning there will be separate merit lists for different reserved categories. It must be noted that candidates belonging to one merit list won’t be considered for admission under another. The SAAT merit list 2018 will have details like rank obtained by the candidate in the exam. The shortlisting of candidates for SAAT 2018 counselling will be done as per the merit list.
SAAT Cutoff 2018
For admission to various undergraduate engineering programmes offered by SOA University, candidates must meet the SAAT 2018 cutoff determined for that programme. The SAAT cutoff 2018 is the minimum score that candidates need to score to be eligible for admission; below the cutoff no admission will be offered. To determine the cutoff of SAAT 2018, a number of factors will be taken into account like number of seats available, applications received for admission, and previous years’ cutoff trends. The SAAT 2018 cutoff once and if it is released will be updated on this page.
SAAT Counselling 2018
The counselling of SAAT 2018 will commence tentatively in online mode in the first week of May onwards. Only those candidates who get shortlisted based on the merit list will be able to participate in SAAT 2018 counselling. It must be noted that the counselling for candidates who have qualified JEE Main 2018 will be held separately. To participate in SAAT counselling 2018, the candidate will have to enter and lock their choices within the stipulated time.
In case of candidates with valid JEE Main 2018 scores, counselling will be done separately for B.Tech admission at Campus 1.
SAAT Counselling 2018 – Document Checklist
Valid ID Card
SAAT Rank Card 2018
SAAT Admit Card 2018
Birth Certificate or Pass Certificate of Class 10
School/College leaving Certificate
Marksheet of Class 10 and 10+2
Class XII Passing Certificate
Draft of Rs 30,000 drawn at a nationalized bank drawn in favour of SOA University payable at Bhubaneshwar
Two set attested copies of all original documents
4 recent color passport size photographs
JEE Main 2018 marksheet (if applicable)
SAAT Seat Allotment 2018
The seat allotment of SAAT 2018 will be done post successful document verification. The candidate will be offered seat based on the choices entered and his/her merit rank. Initially candidates will issued provisional seat allotment. The candidate will have to download the provisional SAAT 2018 seat allotment letter and visit the university for document verification and payment of admission fee. Upon successful document verification and payment of admission fee, the seat will be confirmed.
Admission process at different campuses of SOA University
Campus 2 and Campus 4
Both through SAAT 2018 and JEE Main 2018 scores
Admission will only be through SAAT 2018
SAAT Reservation 2018
Candidates applying for admission to B.Tech courses at SOA University can seek admission under the category they belong to. SAAT 2018 reservation policy adopted by the university include reservation of seats for various categories like SC, ST and PH. In case of OBC candidates, no reservation of seats is done as per the reservation policy. Instead, OBC candidates are eligible for marks relaxation.
SAAT 2018 Reservation
Schedule Caste (SC)
15% (by birth)
Schedule Tribe (ST)
7.5% (by birth)
Physically Handicapped (PH)
Only eligible for marks relaxation
SAAT Fee Structure 2018
B.Tech/ Dual degree
Rs. 2,29,000 (per annum)
B.Tech courses offered by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University
Computer Science & Information Technology
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University
Khandagiri Square, Bhubaneswar, Orissa
Telephone: +91-674- 2350635, 2350791
Note: The information mentioned here are based on last year’s information brochure and will be updated once the new notification for the entrance exam is released.