SAAT Exam Date 2020

SAAT is an entrance exam for UG and PG courses like engineering, agriculture, nursing, pharmacy, hotel management, law, and others. Siksha O Anusandhan University conducts this national level exam. If you are gearing up for the admission, then note down the details regarding the exam schedule. 

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the SAAT exam date has been postponed by the authority. For the final dates, the aspirants are advised to visit the official site of the university. However, before the test arrives, it would be wise for you to understand the examination outline for better preparation. 

Important Points to Keep in Mind 

  • Before you start the registration process, make sure you meet the eligibility criteria. 

  • There will be no application fee for the SAAT exam.

  • The online exam will take place in 62 examination centers located in more than 40 cities across the country. 

  • The number of sections in the question paper will bank on the selected course.

  • There will be a total of 120 MCQs (multiple-choice questions) for the candidates. 

  • The candidate will get 3 hours to complete all the questions. 

  • There is a penalty of 1 mark for each wrong answer and a reward of 4 marks for each right answer. 

  • The questions will be asked in the English language. 

COVID 19 has affected every examination schedule, and SAAT 2020 is no different. The authority has already extended the date of final submission, but there is no update yet for the final exam dates. However, do have a look at the events and get an idea regarding the expected schedule of the SAAT exam date. 

Important Highlights of SAAT 2020 Exam Date 


Dates (Tentative)


Commencement of Online Application 

1st January 2020

The candidates can start Applying. 

Last date of application submission

30th June 2020

The date has been extended.

Circulation of Admit card


The link for the admit card will be available on the official website.

SAAT Exam 2020


The exact date will be announced on the website.

Result for various courses

Will be declared 

He result will be published online 

SAAT counseling date

Will be declared

Successful candidates will be notified of the counseling process. 

Some of The Recommended Books for the Candidates 

To take the best preparation, you need to make sure that you are following the best books. Some of the recommended books for the aspirants have been mentioned below. 

  • Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude And Data Interpretation by Nishit Sinha.

  • Business English and Communication by Clark Zimmer.

  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination Tips, Techniques, And Short-Cut Methods by Abhijit Guha. 

  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension By Ajay Singh. 

  • Standard 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th textbooks of Mathematics and Science (Odisha Board)

Follow the mentioned books and solidify your base before the declaration of the SAAT exam dates. 

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. Is it ok to carry any electronic gadget to the examination center?

No, it is not okay to carry any electronic gadget to the examination hall. The candidates are strictly prohibited from being accompanied by any gadget like mobile phone, Bluetooth device, or similar things. If you are found with any of the above, the authority can cancel your registration.

2. What are the essential things to carry in the examination hall?

The applicants are instructed to carry a print out of the admit card along with one valid identity proof issued by the government. Aspirants can carry Voter ID, Adhar card, PAN card, driving license as the ID proof.

3. Is it possible to change the application after the final submission?

No, it is not possible to bring any change to the application after the final submission. For this reason, applicants are requested to pay attention while filling up the form.

4. How to upload the scanned image in the application?

For the passport size photograph, the applicant can upload the image from the computer. But before everything else, the candidate has to resize the image in the right measurement directed by the authority.