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SAAT 2023: Application Form (Out), Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Result & Cutoff

What is SAAT 2023 Exam Date?

SAAT 2023 Application Form has been released at the official website – Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the phase 1 examination till April 20, 2023SAAT 2023 Phase 1 is going to be conducted on April 23 – 30, 2023.

Candidates who have qualified Class 12th with 50% marks or equivalent from a recognized university can apply for the exam. SC/ST candidates need a minimum 47.5% in Class 12th to apply for SAAT 2023. As mandatory subjects, candidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology and English in their qualifying exam. Check SAAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

As per SAAT 2023 Exam Pattern, the exam is conducted as a MCQ based test for a duration of 2 hours. The question paper consists of a total of 200 questions carrying 1 mark each. There is no negative marking in SAAT 2023. SAAT Syllabus 2023 is based on topics from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. Download SAAT 2023 Syllabus PDF

What is SAAT? Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT) is a national-level exam conducted by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) University for admission into various undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) courses.

SAAT 2023 Highlights

Conducting Body SOA
Mode of Exam Online and Offline
Medium of Exam English
Duration of Exam 2 hours (120 minutes)
Type and Number of Questions 200 MCQs
Sections varies across different subjects
Courses Offered 7 UG courses, 7 PG courses and a five-year integrated course

SAAT Exam Dates

SAAT 2023 Exam Dates

Schedule for SAAT 2023 is given below. The official release of dates will be released soon at the official website.

Event Date
Commencement of Application Submission February 1, 2023
Last Date of Application Submission

April 20, 2023

Availability of Admit Card To be announced 
Date of Examination

April 23 – 30, 2023

Declaration of Result To be Announced 


SAAT Eligibility

SAAT 2023 Eligibility

Prior to the commencement of the online application process, it is necessary to check the eligibility criteria, which is different for each course. Eligibility criteria are primarily the minimum academic threshold set by participating universities for candidates to be able to appear for SAAT 2023 and subsequently gain admission into the desired course. Following are the eligibility criteria for every course-


Course Eligibility
B.Tech Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) 10+2 or equivalent examination, with Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects, as well as one subject out of Chemistry / Computer Science / Information Technology /Biotechnology / Biology / Informatics / Statistics or any other subject as approved by AICTE
B.Pharm Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) 10+2 or equivalent examination, with individually clearing English, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology
BHMCT Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) 10+2 examination in any stream, securing a minimum of 45% marks (40% for Schedule Caste (SC)/Schedule Tribe (ST)/OBC categories)
B.Sc. in Agriculture Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) 10+2 examination, with either of the following subject combinations PCM/PCB/PCMB, securing a minimum of 50% aggregate marks for under general and OBC categories, and 40% aggregate marks for SC/ST/Physically Handicap (PH) categories. Candidate’s age must be between 17 and 23 years.
B.Sc. in Nursing (Basic) Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) 10+2 examination, with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (40% for SC/ST/OBC categories). Candidate must be at least 17 years old.
P.B.B.Sc Nursing Candidate must have cleared GNM examination and registered with concerned State Nursing Council
Five-Year Integrated B.A. LLB. (Hons) and B.B.A. LLB. (Hons) Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) 10+2 or equivalent examination in any discipline, securing a minimum of with 45% (40% for SC/ST categories). Candidate’s age should be less than 20 years (22 years for SC/ST categories)
BBA Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) 10+2 or equivalent examination in any discipline
M.Tech Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) B.E./B.Tech/AMIE/MCA/M.Sc. or equivalent course in the stream/discipline for which SAAT 2023 is being given
MCA Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) a three-year bachelor degree in any stream, from any recognized University, securing a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC categories). Candidate must have studied Mathematics either at 10+2 or +3 level (Business Mathematics will not be considered)
MBA/MHA/MHM/MTTM Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) a three-year bachelor degree in Science, Commerce, Arts, B.E, B.Tech, MBBS, B.Pharm, B.Sc.Agri, BVSC, BHMS, BAMS, BDS, BPT, BHMCT, BBA, BCA or equivalent examination, from any recognized University, securing a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ ST/OBC categories)
M.Pharm Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) B.Pharm examination, from any recognized University, securing a minimum of 50%. However, GPAT-qualified candidates are not required to give SAAT 2023, but will have to submit application form
M.Sc Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) B.Sc or equivalent course in the stream/discipline for which SAAT 2023 is being given, from a recognized University, with a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC categories)
M.Sc. in Nursing Candidate must have cleared B.Sc. Nursing (Basic/Post Basic) degree, securing a minimum of 55% aggregate marks, from an Indian Nursing Council-recognized institution, along with a minimum of one year experience in teaching or clinical area subsequent to registration in respective State Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife.
LLM Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) LLB or studied integrated law courses or equivalent thereof, from a recognized University, with atleast 50% aggregate marks


SAAT Application Form

SAAT 2023 Application Form

Application form for SAAT 2023 have been released on the official website of SAAT. Following are the steps for successful completion of online application submission:

  • Go to the official University website -
  • Under the ‘Admission’ tab, click on ‘SAAT 2023 Application Form
  • Candidate will then have to fill all the required details, like candidate’s name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, category, gender, correspondence address, mobile no, email ID, all academic details, selection of course and examination centre
  • Candidate must carefully review the filled application form and then click on the ‘Submit’ tab.
  • No application fee needs to be paid.
  • Candidate then needs to upload his/her photograph and signature.
  • Completed form must then be submitted and downloaded.
  • Print out of application form must be taken for future references
  • In case a candidate wants to apply for more than one program, the different application form will have to be filled   
  • Candidate will receive acknowledgement for receipt of application form on his/her email ID and mobile number


SAAT Admit Card

SAAT 2023 Admit Card

SAAT 2023 Admit card will be directly sent to the candidate on his/her registered email ID, around a month before the examination date. Candidates will be required to carry the print out of admit card to the examination centre, along with a valid identity proof for the purpose of verification. 

  • Admit Card must be kept into possession until the completion of admission procedure.
  • Conducting authority will issue admit card/hall ticket to only those candidates who meet eligibility criteria and have submitted the application form before the last date of submission
  • Hall ticket will entail the following information:
  1. Name of candidate
  2. Photograph and signature of candidate
  3. Address of candidate
  4. Address of examination centre
  5. Time of examination
  6. List of valid identity proofs
  7. Candidates must carefully go through admit card and any discrepancies must be immediately reported to the Director, Admissions
  8. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall without in possession of hall ticket

SAAT 2023 Exam Center

SAAT 2023 will most likely be held at 62 examination centres, across 40 cities.

  • Candidates will be given the option of selecting their preferred examination centre while filling up the form.
  • However, the final allotment of the centre is completely in the hands of conducting body. 
  • Candidates will not be allowed to change the venue of examination centre. 
  • SOA holds the authority to increase or decrease the number of examination centres. 

SAAT Exam Pattern

SAAT 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates will get a maximum of 2 hours (120 minutes) to complete SAAT 2023. It will comprise 120 questions, all of which will be objective type

  • All 200 questions will be MCQs
  • Number of sections in test paper will depend on the course selected by candidate. 
  • Number of sections will vary with every program
  • Therefore, the number of questions in each section will also vary with course selected
  • Questions will be asked only in English language
  • SAAT 2023 will only be conducted in online mode
  • Candidate will have to click on one of the four answers given for each question
  • Candidate will be given 1 marks for each correct answer.
  • No negative marking will be done for questions not attempted by candidates

Exam Pattern Highlights Pattern

Mode of Examination Online
Medium of Examination English
Number of Questions 200
Type of Questions MCQs
Maximum Marks 200
Negative Marking 1 mark deducted for every incorrect answer
Duration of Exam 120 minutes (2 hours)
Sections in Paper Vary with Selected Program

Check Detailed SAAT 2023 Exam Pattern

SAAT Syllabus

SAAT 2023 Syllabus PDF for Veterinary Entrance Exam

Download Pdf


SAAT Result

SAAT 2023 Result

SAAT 2023 Result will be announced in the month of June/July by the exam conducting body. The result will be declared in the form of a scorecard. SOA will only publish the result online on its official website – Candidates can view and download their result through the following steps:

  • Visit the official website of SOA -
  • Under the ‘Admission’ tab, click on ‘SAAT 2023 Result’
  • Enter Application Number and Roll Number as filled in the application form
  • Click ‘Submit’ tab
  • The result will appear on the screen
  • Candidates must download and take a print out of result for future references

Subsequent to the declaration of result, merit list will be prepared by SOA on the basis of marks secured by candidates. Each qualified candidate will obtain a rank card, which will be sent to him/her by email. 

SAAT Counselling

SAAT 2023 Counselling

Candidates will be called for counselling on the basis of merit lists prepared, depending on the marks secured by him/her. Candidates will have to exercise a branch selection process through online mode

  • Counselling process will take place at the campus of SOA
  • Candidates will obtain counseling letters and rank cards through email
  • Counselling process will involve the selection of courses and colleges by candidates in order of preferences
  • On the basis of the above selections and merit list, candidates will be allotted seats
  • Candidates must carry following original documents for verification during counselling session:
  1. Class 10 and class 12 Passing Certificates
  2. Class 10 and class 12 Mark sheets
  3. Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree Certificate
  4. Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree Mark Sheet
  5. Leaving Certificate (if applicable)
  6. Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  7. Birth Certificate
  8. SAAT 2023 Admit Card
  9. SAAT 2023 Rank Card
  10. Identity Proof
  11. 4 recent passport sizes colored photographs