SAAT 2012 Description
Siksha O Anusandhan University Admission Test 2012 (SAAT 2012), a National Level Entrance Test is conducted by Siksha O Anusandhan University every year to attract young and bright students from different parts of our country. The test will be conducted for different programs offered in different constituent institutes of the University. The test is primarily an objective type written test and the standard of the test is comparable with any other national level entrance test of recognized university. The test is of Optical Mark Reader (OMR) type and all measures are adhered to maintain credibility of the selection process. This University has a special feature such as reservation for women besides SC&ST as per Government norms. Short listed candidates will be called to attend an open counseling for admission into various programs of the University. Another feature of this entrance test is that the candidates with diploma in engineering/ technology/ pharmacy and hotel management are eligible for admission into regular courses under lateral entry scheme.
SAAT 2012 Contact Details
Siksha O Anusandhan University
|Test Period||Siksha O Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT 2012) is generally held in Month of May|
|Last Year Date||14-May-11|
|This Year Date||Not Announced|
SAAT 2012 Conducting Body
Siksha O Anusandhan University Admission Test 2012 (SAAT 2012), a National Level Entrance Test is conducted by Siksha O Anusandhan University every year .
SAAT 2012 Eligibility
For Bachelor Degree Programmes :
Pass or appearing at 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Mathematics along with one of the following subjects : Chemistry / Computer Science / Biotechnology / Biology OR Pass in Diploma programme in Engineering / Technology with less than 60% marks in aggregate.
Pass or appearing at 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Mathematics alongwith one of the following subjects : Chemistry / Computer Science / Engineering Drawing / Biology with minimum 50% marks in aggregate OR Pass in Diploma programme in Architecture with less than 60% marks in aggregate.
c) MBBS and BDS
Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination or any equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany and Zoology) and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the qualifying examination. In respect of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Schedules Tribes and Other Backward Classes the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together in qualifying examination can be 40% instead of 50% for General Candidates. For PH candidates qualifying examination marks is 45% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together. As per MCI DCI guidelines candidates have to secure at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) taken together in the entrance test. For SC / ST and OBC candidates the limit is minimum of 40% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) taken together in the entrance test. For PH candidates the limit is minimum of 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) taken together in the entrance test. All candidates must pass in English.Age Limit: The lower age limit is 17 year and the upper age limit is 25 year as on 31.12.2011. Further provided that this upper age limit shall be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of SC and ST.
d) B. Pharm
Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination with Physics and Chemistry along with one of the following subjects: Mathematics / Biotechnology / Computer Science / Biology. OR Pass in Diploma programme in Pharmacy with less than 60% marks.
Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination in any discipline.
f) B.Sc. in Nursing (Basic)
Pass or appearing at 10+2 examination with at least 45% marks in aggregate (English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology taken together) and 40% marks in aggregate for SC / ST and OBC candidates only.Age Limit : The lower age limit is 17 years .
g) B.Sc. in Nursing (Post Basic)
Passed GNM examination, and registered with concerned State Nursing Council. Candidate must be a member of TNAI.
h) B.A. LLB, BBA LLB, B.SC. LLB
Passed the 10+2 or equivalent in any stream with at least 45% marks. Relaxable to 40% in case of SC/ST. For B.Sc. LL.B candidates should have passed 10 + 2 or equivalent in the science stream with at least 45% marks and Relaxable to 40% in case of SC/ST. Not completed 21 years of age as on 1st August of the respective year.
For Master Degree Programmes :
Pass or appearing at B.E. / B.Tech / AMIE /MCA/M.Sc. in the respective discipline or equivalent. For M.Tech. in Biotechnology, candidates having B.Tech./B.E. in Biotechnology or related fields / M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Life Science or equivalent / MBBS / B.Pharm./B.V.Sc. with Biology as a subject at +2 level are eligible. Candidates having MCA degree are eligible for M.Tech in Comp. Sc. Engg., Comp. Sc. Data Processing, and those with M.Sc. (Maths.) degree are eligible for M.Tech in Comp. Sc. Data Processing. Candidates with M.Sc. (Electronics) are eligible for M.Tech. in Electronics Communication Engineering and M.Tech. in Electronics Instrumentation Engineering. M.Sc. in Computer Science and IT are eligible for M.Tech.in Computer Science Engineering and IT respectively. A candidate with M.Sc. (Chemistry) / M.Sc.(Environment Science) / B.Tech. (Environmental Engineering) / B.Tech. (Civil Engineering) / B.Tech. (Mechanical
Engineering) is eligible for M.Tech Environmental Science Technology. For M.Tech. Material Science Technology candidate must have M.Sc. (Physics) / M.Sc. (Chemistry) / B.Tech. (Electronics Communication Engg.) / B.Tech (Electrical Engg.) GATE qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test, but they have to submit the filled up form. Admission into M.Tech. programmes will be done on the basis of performance in SAAT 2012 or GATE and personal interview taken together. After the interview, a separate merit list will be prepared.
Pass or appearing at three year Bachelor Degree in any discipline from any recognised University having Mathematics at 10+2 level or at +3 level.Candidates having Business mathematics at +2 or +3 level are not eligible.
Pass or appearing three year Bachelor Degree in Science, Commerce and Arts/B.E./B.Tech./MBBS/BHMS/BAMS/BDS/BPT/BHMCT/BBA/BCA examination or equivalent from any recognised University. Candidate having a minimum composite score of 500 in MAT or any other equivalent test are exempted from appearing SAAT 2012. They are required only to submit the filled up application form.Admission will be done on the basis of performance in SAAT 2012 or MAT followed by group discussion and personal interview (GD/PI), all taken together.
Pass or appearing at B.Pharm examination from any recognized University. The candidate having valid GPAT score can apply. GPAT qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test, but they have to submit the filled up form. Admission into M.Pharm programme will be done on the basis of performance in SAAT 2012 and personal interview taken together, a separate merit list will be prepared.
e) M.Sc. in Industrial Biotechnology
Pass or appearing at three year Bachelor degree in Science OR four year Bachelor course in Agriculture / Pharmacy / Veterinary / Engineering / Technology / Medicine (MBBS/BDS) from any recongnised University.
f) M.Sc. in Nursing
Passed B.Sc. Nursing (Basic/Post Basic)Degree with 55% aggregate from a Institution recognized by Indian Nursing Council with a minimum of one year experience either in teaching or clinical area but they should be registered in State Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife.
g) M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pass or appearing at three year Bachelor degree in Science with chemistry as one of the subject from any recognised University.
h) LLM :
Passed Bachelor Degree in Law or studied Integrated Law Course or equivalent thereof, from any recognized University, securing 50% Marks in aggregate.For Lateral Entry Programmes :
a) Admission to 2nd year Degree Programme in Engineering, Pharmacy Hotel Management for Diploma
Pass or appearing at three year diploma course in Engineering / Pharmacy and Hotel Management respectively with at least 60% marks in aggregate from State Council of Technical Education and Vocational Training (SCTE VT), Odisha or equivalent. For Pharmacy, pass or appearing at two year diploma course in Pharmacy with minimum 60% marks in aggregate from State Board of Pharmacy (SBP) or SCTE VT, Odisha, or equivalent.
b) Choice of Discipline:
Candidates having Diploma in Engineering indicated under Column I are eligible for admission into the corresponding discipline only mentioned under Column II (Appendix - XVIII).NOTE: Candidates appearing at the qualifying examination may also apply. But, they have to produce the pass certificate of the qualifying examination with pass mark in individual appropriate subjects as mentioned for different programmes on the day of counselling, failing which the rank / position secured in the entrance Examination will stand cancelled automatically and they will have no claim for the admission as per the rank. The above mentioned clause is also applicable for pass out candidates. e.g.: For B.Tech the candidate has to secure pass mark in each of the following subjects -Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
SAAT 2012 Exam Pattern
- There will be multiple choice questions.
- The number of questions will be sixty (60) per each hour of examination.
- Each question shall have four probable answers with only one is correct answer; and the examinee shall have to blacken only the correct circle with HB pencil or black /blue ballpoint pen.
- Each correct answer shall fetch four marks whereas each incorrect answer will lead to deduction of one mark.
- Each unanswered question will fetch zero.
- If more than one circle is darkened for one question, it will be treated as an incorrect answer and one mark will be deducted.
SAAT 2012 Courses
- B.Sc Nursing (Basic & Post Basic)
- M.Sc (Industrial Biotechnology)
- M.Sc (Nursing)
SAAT 2012 Fees Details
The application forms for the SAAT 2012 Entrance Exam can be downloaded from the website: www.soauniversity.ac.in. The candidates can receive the application form and information brochure by paying a sum of Rs. 750 (by cash from selling counters at Siksha O Anusandhan University, Khandagiri Square, Bhubaneswar – 30, Odisha) or Rs. 800 (by post by drawing a DD in favor of Siksha O Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar).
SAAT 2012 Dates
These are important dates for Siksha O Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT) 2011
- Start of sale of Application Form
10th January, 2011
- Last date of sale of form
19th March, 2011
- Last date of submission of form
26th March, 2011
- Date of Entrance test
14th May, 2011
- Publication of result
20th May, 2011
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