SAAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT) is an entrance examination for various UG and PG courses under Siksha O Anusandhan University. If you are preparing for the SAAT entrance exam, then make sure that you meet the SAAT eligibility criteria fixed by the university officials. Although the officials have postponed the SAAT exam dates due to the COVID-19 pandemic, candidates must get familiar with the SAAT eligibility criteria.

SAAT Eligibility Criteria for Different Courses


Has completed 10+2 or equivalent educational programs with at least 45% marks. Mathematics and Physics are compulsory subjects. 

B.Tech- LE

Has completed a 3-year diploma in engineering from State Council of Technical Education and Vocational Training with a minimum of 45% marks. 

Has completed a B.SC degree from an accredited university with a minimum of 45% of marks. 


Has completed/appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination.


Has completed B.Tech or equivalent courses. However, the 50% mark is required in the qualifying test. 


Has completed a graduation course in any discipline. A minimum of 50% mark is required. 


Has completed a graduation course in BCA/B.Sc in Information Technology or B.Sc in Computer Science. A minimum of 50% marks is needed. 


Has completed bachelor degree in Science/B.E./Commerce and Arts/MBBS/B.Tech B. Pharm./BVSC/BDS/BBA/BPT/BHMCT/BAMS from a recognized university with 50% marks.


Has completed 10+2 in any discipline with 45% marks.


Has completed 10+2 in any discipline with 45% marks. 


Has completed a three years bachelor’s degree in Science/BBA/Commerce and Arts/BHMCT with 50% marks.

B. Pharm. 

Has completed 10+2 with English as one of the major subjects and Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Biology as an optional subject, with 45% marks. 

M. Pharm.

Has completed B. Pharm. from any university authorized by the Pharmacy Council of India. 

M.Sc. (Biotechnology/Nanoscience and Nanotechnology/Medicinal and Aromatic Plants/Molecular Biology)

Has completed graduation in Agriculture/Science/Pharmacy/Physics/Chemistry/Engineering and Technology/Mathematics with 50% marks. 

M.Sc. (Chemical Biology and Drug Design)

Has completed graduation with B.Tech in Chemical Engineering/Chemistry Honours/B. Pharm./M. Pharm. with at least 50% marks. 

Integrated law

Has completed 10+2 in any discipline with 45% marks. 


Has completed graduation in Law from a recognized university. 

M.Sc. (General Science)

Has completed graduation with Physics/Chemistry/Electronics/Mathematics/Computer Science or Information Technology as a major subject with 50% marks.

B.Sc. in Agriculture

Has completed 10+2 with 50% marks having English as a major subject. 

M.Sc. in Agriculture

Has completed B.Sc. in Agriculture/Horticulture from a recognized university. 

B.Sc. Nursing

Has completed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as major subjects with 40% marks. 

M.Sc. Nursing 

Has completed a B.Sc. degree with min 55% marks. 

Preparation Tips for SAAT 2020

  • Cover the complete syllabus.

  • Have a positive attitude.

  • Give mock tests to sharpen your abilities.

  • Highlight the weak areas.

  • Stay focused on your syllabus.

  • Revise the difficult chapters again and again.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1. What are the Benefits of the SAAT Online Mock Test?

Ans: Online mock tests are beneficial to exam preparation. Such tests enable the students to complete the question paper within the stipulated time. Also, online mock tests enhance the abilities of the candidates.

Q2. Is it Important to Mention the Educational Qualification in the Application Form?

Ans: Yes, candidates are required to mention the educational qualifications on the application form. They need to fill up all the details related to educational qualification as directed in the online form. This is why applicants are advised to check the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.

3. How to Check the Eligibility Criteria?

Ans: To check the SAAT eligibility criteria, candidates are instructed to visit the official website. However, there is no update yet regarding the SAAT exam from the authority.

4. Is There Any Negative Mark for the SAAT Exam?

Ans: Yes, the SAAT exam has a negative marking scheme. There is a penalty of 1 mark for each wrong answer and a reward of 4 marks for each right answer. Therefore, candidates are needed to choose the correct answers and attempt questions they are sure about to avoid unnecessary marks reduction.