SAAT 2021 Registration, Eligibility, Pattern, Cut-Off |

SAAT 2021 (Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test) is a university-level online entrance examination.


Entrance Name Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test
Entrance Organizing Authority Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University 
Exam Mode Online
Exam Frequency Once in a year
Duration 2 hours
Total Marks 480
Official website

SAAT 2021 Schedule:

It is very important for the students to check the official schedule so as to avoid any confusion in dates. The students can check the table given below or the official website for the latest schedule of SAAT (Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test) 2021. The schedule consists of the important dates of registration opening and closing, exam, result declaration, counselling, etc. If there is any change in the schedule then, the conducting authority of the exam, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University will notify it on the official website, the same will also be notified here. 

Events Dates
Online Registration Starts  5th February 2021
Registration ends 31st May 2021
Availability of SAAT 2021 Admit Card To be notified
Exam date

To be notified

Declaration of SAAT 2021 Result To be notified

SAAT 2021 Admit card:

The admit cards for SAAT 2021 will be sent to the applicants in their registered email IDs. They will get the admit cards at least 1 month prior to the exam date. The candidates have to take a printout of the admit card while going for the exam. Without the admit card, the students will not be allowed to appear in the exam. However, the admit card will be issued only for those candidates who meet the eligibility criteria and also successfully registered before the due date.

SAAT 2021 Admit Card Released. Click Here To Download!

SAAT 2021 Syllabus:

Those candidates who’re appearing in SAAT 2021 are advised to go through the syllabus and SAAT 2021 Exam Pattern before starting the preparation for the exam. However, the syllabus for SAAT 2021 varies as per the courses. The syllabus for the entrances into different courses will be uploaded on the official website of the Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University. 

The syllabus for the different courses are mentioned below:

B.Tech, B.Sc Agriculture, B.Pharm & B.Sc Nursing

Lateral Entry – B.Tech


M.Tech In Electronics And Instrumentation Engineering, M.Tech In Electronics And Communication Engineering

MBA, MHA, MHM, MTTM and All M.SC Courses


Basic Electrical Engineering


Engineering Mathematics

Verbal Reasoning

Physical Chemistry


Service Aptitude

Electronics And Communication Engineering

Analytical Reasoning

Organic Chemistry

Engineering Mechanics

General English

M.Tech In Biotechnology

General Knowledge

Inorganic Chemistry


General Knowledge

Industrial Biotechnology




General Science

Molecular Biology

Computer Fundamentals

Biology – Botany and Zoology

Computer Awareness

Numerical Aptitude


M.Tech In Civil Engineering

M.Tech In Mechanical Engineering

M.Tech In Computer Science & Data Processing, M.Tech In Information Technology, M.Tech. In Computer Science & Engineering

M.Tech In Electrical Engineering, M.Tech In Electronics and Electrical Engineering

Plant And Animal Biotechnology

Engineering Mathematics

Engineering Mathematics

Engineering Mathematics

Engineering Mathematics


Structural Engineering

Applied Mechanics And Design

Formal Languages And Automata

Electrical Engineering

Biostatistics And Bioinformatics

Geotechnical Engineering

Fluid Mechanics And Thermal Sciences

Computer Hardware



Water Resources Engineering


Software Systems



Environmental Engineering





Transportation Engineering






SAAT 2021 Exam Pattern:

The candidates will be provided with a time limit of 120 minutes for the exam completion. Here is the detailed exam pattern for SAAT 2021 entrance exam. Candidates also need to go through the SAAT Syllabus.

Mode of Examination Online
Medium of Examination English
Number of Questions 120
Type of Questions MCQs
Maximum Marks 480
Negative Marking 1 mark deducted for each wrong answer
Duration of Exam 120 minutes (2 hours)
Sections in Paper Vary with Selected Program

Mark and Question Distribution Pattern of SAAT 2021:

SAAT 2021 Cut off:

The Cut-off of SAAT will be declared on its official website by the organizing authority i.e. Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University after the SAAT 2021 Result is published. The cut-off is minimum marks to be scored by the aspirant to be eligible for admission into SOA University for various Undergraduate and Post Graduate programs. The students who qualify the cut-off score benchmark will be invited for the counseling rounds. Cut-off for SAAT 2021 will be released after the completion of the examination in the month of May tentatively.

There are various factors that affect the Cut-off determination some of which are mentioned below:

SAAT 2021 Application Form:

The details regarding the SAAT 2021 application form is given below:

  • Aspirants can apply for SAAT 2021 through online mode only.
  • Before filling the application form, candidates are suggested to ensure their SAAT 2021 Eligibility for the course they wish to apply.
  • Fill all the details carefully on the application form.
  • Candidates are also required to upload a scanned copy of the photograph and signature.
  • The acknowledgment of the receipt of the SAAT 2021 application will be intimated through e-mail or SMS.

Steps to Fill Application Form of SAAT 2021:

Step 1: Registration:
The first and foremost step of the application process is the registration of the candidate. In this step, the student has to register with the official website by valid email id and contact number. After the registration is complete the candidate will receive a Unique Registration number and password. 

Step 2: Fill up the Application Form:
The application form has some personal details to be filled up at its best level of genuineness. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • Applicant’s Name
  • Parents’ Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender (Male/Female)
  • Nationality
  • Caste Category
  • Communication Address
  • Permanent Address
  • Educational details
  • Contact Number and Alternative Contact Number.

Step 3: Upload scanned Photographs, Signature/ Thumb Impression, and Certificates:
The candidate will have to upload the photos, signatures, and certificates within the prescribed format. The scanned photo, signatures, and certificates must be clear, because if the image is blurred then it will not be acceptable. The signature should be clear and only a full signature is acceptable. 

Step 4: Recheck and Final Submit:
Once you are done with all the formalities, crosscheck the filled-in details. Then click on the submit button for the final submission of the SAAT 2020 application form. Take a printout of it and preserve it until the admission process completes successfully.  

Application Fee:
There is no application fee/examination fee for SAAT 2021.

Also know about SAAT Syllabus, SAAT Exam Pattern

SAAT 2021 Counselling:

Those candidates who will qualify the exam after clearing the SAAT 2021 Cut-off will be intimated for the counseling session. However, the selected candidates have to choose their branch through online mode. The shortlisted candidates will be intimated via email with their rank cards and counselling letter. The counseling session will be conducted on 2nd week of May 2021, for engineering branches.

The candidates will have to take their original documents with them for the document verification procedure. The documents required in the Counselling Round is mentioned below:

SAAT 2021 Result:

The result for SAAT 2021 will release in May 2021 tentatively. after the completion of the examination. The candidates can check their results online on the official website of SOA. However, the result will be released in the form of scorecards. The scorecard contains the total marks secured by the aspirant in the entrance examination. It also mentions in detail the total marks secured by the aspirant in each section. Candidates clearing the SAAT 2021 Cut-Off will be called for the SAAT Counselling Process.

How To Check SAAT 2021 Result Online?

SAAT 2021 Answer Key:

The answer key for SAAT 2021 will be declared by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University soon after the commencement of the entrance exam. Those who have appeared in the exam can access the answer key from the official website. After the release of the answer key, the students can evaluate their performance and score before the SAAT 2021 Result declaration as per the answer key. If the aspirant is not satisfied with the answer key, then they can raise a complaint about the same to the organizing authority. 

Steps to Download Answer Key:


Steps To Challenge Answer key:


SAAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

For P.G. Courses:

Name of the M.Tech Programme            Eligibility Criteria   

M.Tech in VLSI Designing and Embedded System 

M.Tech in Microelectronics 

M.Tech in Digital Signal & Image Processing  

M.Tech in Communication System Engineering    

Pass  or appearing in B.Tech or equivalent exam or M.Sc (Electronics)     

M.Tech in Structural Engineering   

M.Tech in Geotechnical Engineering

Passed or appearing in B.Tech or equivalent exam
M.Tech in Computer Science & Data Processing

B.Tech or equivalent exam

Pass or appearing (2018) in MCA

M.Sc. (Mathematics)

M.Tech in Power Electronics & Drives 

M.Tech in Energy Technology & Management

M.Tech in Renewable Energy Engineering & Management 

M.Tech in Power Systems & Power Electronics.

Pass or appearing in B.Tech or equivalent exam

M.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering  

M.Tech in Computer Science & Informatics.

Pass or appearing in B.Tech or equivalent exam 

M.Sc. in Computer Science and IT  

M.Tech in Thermal Science & Heat Power Engineering

M.Tech in Manufacturing Sciences & Engineering  

M.Tech in Mechanical System Design

Pass or appearing in B.Tech or equivalent exam
M.Tech in Environmental Science & Technology

B.Tech (Environmental)

Chemical/Civil/Mechanical/Metallurgy) or M.Sc. (Environmental Science/Chemistry/Biotechnology/Geology/Life Sciences/Botany/Zoology)

M.Tech Material Science & Technology

M.Sc (Physics)

M.Sc (Chemistry)

B.Tech (Electronics & Communication Engg.) 

B.Tech (Electrical Engg.)

M.Tech in Biotechnology B.Tech/BE in Biotechnology or related fields/M.Sc in Physics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Life Science or equivalent/MBBS/B.Pharm/B.V.Sc with Biology

For UG Courses-


Qualification Eligibility

  • Pass/appearing in the 12th or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics (compulsory subjects) along with one of the Chemistry/Computer Science/Information Technology/ Biotechnology/Biology/Informatics/Statistics/Technical Vocational Subject or any other subject.
  • Candidates have to secure at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of SC/ST/OBC category) in the above examination.
  • 10+2 passed/appearing with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) and or Biology (PCB/ PCMB.) as optional subjects individually.
  • Candidates have to secure passing marks individually in all the subjects mentioned above.
B.Sc in Agriculture
  • Minimum qualification required is 12th passed/appearing with PCM/PCB/PCMB subjects combination. Must have passed in English 10+2 examination.
  • Candidates have to pass the qualifying examination with not less than 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ST/PH candidates).
  • The minimum age limit is 17 years as on 31st December 2019.
  • Passed/appearing 10+2 in any discipline with at least 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST/OBC candidates).
  • Passed/appearing 10+2 in any stream from a recognized institution.
B.Sc in Nursing (Basic)
  • The prescribed qualification is 12th passed/appearing with at least 45% aggregate marks (40% for SC/ST/OBC) taken together in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  • 12th pass with English subjects.
  • The lower age limit is 17 years as on 31st December 2019.
BBA.LL.B. (Hons.)
  • Passed/appearing 12th examination in any stream by attaining 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST & 42% for OBC).
  • No upper age limit.
  • CLAT / LSAT qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test, but they have to fill up the form.

SAAT 2021 FAQs:

Q: Who conducts the SAAT 2021 entrance test?
A: The SAAT 2021 entrance test is conducted by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University.

Q: What is the mode of the exam SAAT 2021?
A: The exam SAAT 2021 will be conducted in online mode.

Q: What are the marking scheme for SAAT 2021?
A: 4 marks will be added for each correct answer while 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Q: What is the time duration for SAAT 2021?
A: The exam will be conducted for 2 hours.

Q: What are the courses offered through SAAT 2021?
A: The courses offered through SAAT 2021 are B.Tech, B.Pharm, BHMCT, B.Sc. in Agriculture, B.Sc. in Nursing (Basic), P.B.B.Sc Nursing, Five-Year Integrated B.A. LLB. (Hons) and B.B.A. LLB. (Hons), BBA, M.Tech, MCA, MBA/MHA/MHM/MTTM, M.Pharm, M.Sc, M.Sc. in Nursing & LLM.

Q: In how many centers, SAAT 2021 is going to be conducted?
A: The SAAT 2021 exam will be conducted in 62 centers over 40 cities.

Q: What are the documents needed at the time of counseling of SAAT 2020?
A: Here is the list of the documents required at the time of counseling-

  • Class 10 and class 12 Passing Certificates
  • Class 10 and class 12 Mark sheets
  • Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree Certificate
  • Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree Mark Sheet
  • Leaving Certificate (if applicable)
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Birth Certificate
  • SAAT 2021 Admit Card
  • SAAT 2021 Rank Card
  • Identity Proof
  • 4 recent passport sizes colored photographs

Q: What is the application fee for SAAT 2021?
A: There is no application fee/examination fee for SAAT 2021.

Q: How can I check the result for SAAT 2021?
A: You can check the result by following these steps-

  • Go to the official website of SOA
  • Click on ‘SAAT 2020 Result’ under the ‘Admission’ tab.
  • Login to the website using the login credential
  • Check your result on the screen
  • Download the scorecard for future use.


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