SAAT Exam Pattern 2020

SAAT is a national level entrance exam for undergraduate and postgraduate courses. If you are taking preparation for the SAAT exam 2020, then you need to get familiar with the SAAT exam pattern. Siksha O Anusandhan University conducts the admission test. 

Every year plenty of aspirants apply for the SAAT entrance exam, and hence the university official conducts a strict admission process. Unfortunately, in 2020, the dates have been postponed by the officials due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it would be wise for the applicants to get familiar with the SAAT exam pattern for better preparation. 

Some Important Points About SAAT Exam Pattern 

Before you go through the SAAT exam pattern, please do note the important points and enrich your knowledge. 

  • The SAAT exam question paper contains 120 multiple-choice questions or MCQs. 

  • The candidates will get 3 hours to answer the questions. 

  • There are several courses enlisted in SAAT, and the exam pattern may change as per the courses selected by the candidates. 

  • The questions in the exam will be focused on the course selected by the candidate. Else, there will be questions on the basic knowledge of English. 

  • There will be a penalty of 1 mark for each wrong answer and a reward of 4 marks for each correct answer. 

Please do note that the cut off marks will be prepared on the base of the highest marks and the lowest marks received by the candidates. 

Highlights of SAAT 2020 Exam Patterns 

Mode of Exam

Online / Offline

Medium of examination

English

Total number of questions

120

Types of the questions

MCQs

Maximum marks

480

Negative marking

Deduction of 1 mark for each wrong answer

Duration of exam

3 hours


SAAT 2020 Exam Pattern for MHA/MBA/MTTM/MHM/M.Sc. 

Section

Total Number of Questions

Marks

Verbal Reasoning

30

120

Analytical Reasoning

30

120

General Knowledge

20

80

Comprehension

20

80

Computer Fundamentals

20

80


SAAT 2020 Exam Pattern for BHMCT 

Section

Total Number of Questions

Marks

Reasoning

20

80

Service Aptitude

20

80

General English

20

80

General Knowledge

20

80

General Science

20

80

Numerical Aptitude

20

80


SAAT 2020 Exam Pattern for B.A.LLB (Hons.) /BBA.LLB. (Hons.)/BBA

Section

Total Number of Questions

Marks

English Including Comprehension

20

80

General Knowledge / Current Affairs

20

80

Elementary / Numerical Aptitude

20

80

Legal Aptitude / Legal Awareness

30

120

Logical Reasoning

30

120


All About the SAAT 2020 Examination Centers 

Siksha O Anusandhan University conducts the SAAT exam at 62 centers all over the nation. 

  • The authority allows the candidates to select their preferred examination center in the online application form. 

  • However, the officials remain responsible for the final allotment of the centers.

  • The candidates won’t be able to change the centers once allotted. 

  • Siksha O Anusandhan University (SOA) is empowered to increase or decrease the total number of examination centers.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. How to Select the Preferred Examination Center?

Candidates will get an option in the application form for selecting the preferred examination center. Just input your preferred location from the mentioned options. However, the final allotment is in the hand of the university officials. Once allotted, the examination venue cannot be changed. 

2. How to Take Preparation for SAAT?

To take proper preparation of SAAT, you can follow several books available in the market. You can go through Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation by Nishit Sinha, Business English and Communication by Clark Zimmer, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension By Ajay Singh and others. 

3. What to Do if the Examination Center is Far Away From Your Location?

If your examination center shares a massive distance from your location, you are suggested to visit the examination center 1 day before the exam date. This is just to check the proper location of the examination center. Otherwise, there are chances for the candidate to get puzzled while heading toward the venue.

4. How to Complete the SAAT Question Paper Within the Time?

To complete the SAAT question paper within time, you will have to practice rigorously. Try to solve issues within a fixed time. Continuous practice and mock tests sharpen the abilities to a great extent.