South Asian University Admission 2019
Sherin Tressa, 17 Oct 2018, #SAU Delhi

South Asian University Admission 2019 - The south asian university will conduct the SAU entrance test 2019 in the third week of April 2019. The entrance test for South Asian University 2019 Admission will be conducted for the different master’s programme such as Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Economics, International Relations and Sociology offered by the university. To apply for the SAU 2019 candidates need to fill and submit the application forms which will be available from the month of February 2019. The South Asian University Entrance test will be held in two sessions. While filling the application form candidates must make sure to check the session in place for the subject of their choice. South Asian University Entrance Test conducted by the South Asian University was established by the governments of the SAARC nations which include India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Maldives, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Read more to know the complete admission process of South Asian University 2019 such as the important dates, eligibility and exam pattern for the entrance test.

SAU Admission 2019 - Overview

Name of Exam: South Asian University Entrance Test

Compare Colleges

College Comparison based on Courses, Placement, Rank, Fee

Compare Now

Conducting body: South Asian University

Level: University

Programmes offered: Masters and PhD

Seats: 180

Application mode: Online

South Asian University Admission 2019 - Important Dates

Events

Dates

Applications Start

Last week of February 2019

Last date to apply

Last week of March 2019

Last date to submit applications for Non SAARC nation candidates

Fourth week of March 2019

South Asian University Admit Card

First week of April 2019

South Asian University Entrance Exam

Third week of April 2019

South Asian University Result

Second week of May 2019

South Asian University counselling Commences

Third week of May 2019

South Asian University Admission 2019 - Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of south asian university admission 2019 is divided as per the different master’s programmes offered at the university. The eligibility criteria of South Asian University 2019 is mentioned below -


M.Sc Applied Mathematics and M.Sc Computer Science

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 system of school along with a bachelor’s degree with Mathematics as a subject for at least 2 years. 

  • Candidates must have secured a minimum of 55 percent marks or equivalent in their qualifying degree examination from any recognized university in any of the participating SAARC countries. 

  • Candidates who have completed a 4 year bachelor’s degree or 2 year bachelor’s degree and have cleared the first year of the master’s programme are also eligible to apply.

M.Sc Biotechnology

  • Candidates to appear for M.Sc Biotechnology must have completed their 10+2 along with a 3 years of bachelor’s degree in any one of the following (BSc, BVSc, B.Tech, MBBS, etc) in any area of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Agriculture and allied sciences, Veterinary and allied sciences, Biotechnology or Biochemical Technology from amy institution or university recognized by any of the participating SAARC nations. 

  • Candidates must have scored minimum  55 percent marks in their qualifying examination. Candidates who have not studies Biology in their qualifying degree must have taken Biology in theri 10+2 level. 

  • Candidates who have a 4 year or 2 year bachelor’s degree and have cleared the first year of their master’s programme are also eligible to apply. 

M.A Economics

  • Candidates appearing for the M.A Economics programme must have completed their 10+2 level along with the 3 year bachelors programmes with a minimum of 50 percent marks with mathematics as one of the subjects at their 10+2 or bachelor’s level.

  • Candidates who have a 4 year or two year bachelor’s degree and have also cleared the first year of their master’s programme can also apply. 

M.A International Studies and M.A Sociology

  • Candidates appearing for M.A International Studies must have completed their 10+2 level and bachelor’s degree from any institution or university recognized by the SAARC countries. 

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 50 percent marks aggregate in their qualifying examination. 

  • Candidates who have completed their 4 year or 2 year bachelor’s programme and also cleared their first year of masters programme are also eligible to apply. 


South Asian University Application Form 2019

The application forms of South Asian University 2019 will be available online by February 2019. Candidates who wish to apply for the different programmes must make sure to apply before the deadline.  

  • To apply candidates need to first create an account with south asian university. To create an account candidates need to enter their name e-mail ID and set a password.

  • After creating an account candidate will be directed to the login page where they can login by entering their e-mail ID and password. Candidates also need to submit an application fee of Rs 650 online while submitting the application form. 

  • While filling the application form candidates must make sure to enter all the details carefully. Candidates must note that they can apply for 2 or more courses but they will be allowed to appear for only 2 subjects were in one will be held in the morning while the other in the afternoon session.

South Asian University Admission 2019 - Exam Centre

The south asian university entrance test will be conducted in the participating SAARC countries. Candidates who wish to apply for the master’s programme offered by the university can select the exam centre of their choice while filling the application form.

SAU 2019 Exam Centres

City

Country

Kabul

Afghanistan

Chittagong and Dhaka

Bangladesh

Thimpu and Kanglung

Butan

Male

Maldives

Kathmandu

Nepal

Karachi and Lahore

Pakistan

Colombo

Sri Lanka

Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Thiruvananthapuram

India

How to prepare for SAU Entrance Test 2019

Candidates can go through the points mentioned below to prepare themselves for the entrance test.

  • To prepare for South Asian University entrance test candidates need to have a thorough look at the syllabus prescribed for the different courses. The syllabus mentions the topics candidates need to prepare for the examination. While some of the courses require candidates to prepare for certain specific topics some of the courses will contain questions based on subjects like general awareness and subject knowledge. Candidates appearing for such courses must make sure to go through the current affairs to brush their knowledge about day to day events. 

  • Prepare an effective timetable which will help in having a specific pattern for studying. Allot time for each of the topics mentioned in the syllabus for the course of your choice. This will help in giving undivided attention to each of the topics thereby making the process of learning easier.

  • Sample Papers are available for each of the courses. Candidates can go through the sample papers and try to solve them as many times as possible. This will help them to learn how to manage time on the day of the examination.

South Asian University Admission 2019 - Exam Pattern

The examination pattern will differ for each of the courses offered. Candidates will have to appear for 100 Multiple Choice Questions on topics relevant to the subject of their choice. A negative marking of ¼ will be applicable for every incorrect answer marked. The detailed exam pattern for each of the courses is given below.

SAU 2019 Exam Pattern - M.Sc Applied Mathematics

Duration

3 hours

Number of Questions

100

Part A

40 MCQs

Topics for PArt A

Basic Mathematics

Part B

60 MCQs

Topics for Part B

Undergraduate level Mathematics

Marks

1 mark for every correct answer

SAU Exam Pattern 2019 - M.Sc Computer Science

Duration

3 hours

Number of Questions

100

Part A

40 MCQs

Topics for PArt A

Mathematical Statistics

Part B

60 MCQs

Topics for Part B

Computer Sciences

Marks

1 mark for every correct answer

SAU 2019 Exam Pattern - M.Sc Biotechnology

Duration

3 hours

Number of Questions

100

Part A

30 MCQs

Topics for PArt A

Physics, Chemistry Biology and Mathematics from 10+2 level

Part B

70 MCQs

Topics for Part B

Undergraduate level questions based on Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Animal Sciences, Plant Sciences, Genetics, Microbiology, Chemistry, Physics, Biophysics, Mathematics and Biostatistics.

Marks

1 mark for every correct answer

SAU Exam Pattern 2019 - M.A Economics

Duration

3 hours

Number of Questions

50

Topics

Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Mathematics, Statistics, Development economics

Marks

2 marks for every correct answer

SAU 2019 Exam Pattern - M.A International Relations and M.A Sociology

Duration

Two hours

Number of Questions

50

Topics

General Awareness and Subject knowledge

Marks

2 marks for every correct answer

South Asian University Admission 2019 - Syllabus

The syllabus of South Asian University entrance exam will mention the topics candidates need to prepare thoroughly to appear for the entrance exam. Given below is the syllabus for each of the courses offered by the university. 

SAU 2019 Syllabus

Programme

Syllabus

M.Sc Applied Mathematics

  • Basic Mathematics

  • Undergraduate level mathematics

M.Sc Computer Science

  • Mathematical Statistics

  • Computer Science

M.Sc Biotechnology

  • Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics 10+2 level

  • Undergraduate level questions based on Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Animal Sciences, Plant Sciences, Genetics, Microbiology, Chemistry, Physics, Biophysics, Mathematics and Biostatistics.

M.A Economics

  • Macroeconomics

  • Microeconomics

  • Mathematics

  • Statistics

  • Development economics

M.A International Studies

  • Subject knowledge

  • General Awareness about South Asia and the World

M.A Sociology

South Asian University Admission 2019 - Admit Card

The admit card of South Asian University entrance Test 2019 will be released online by the first week of April 2019. Candidates who have applied for the different programmes offered can check the link to download the admit card of South Asian University 2019. To download the admit card candidates need to enter their Application number and date of birth or Course Applied for, Applicant Name and Date of Birth. The admit card of South Asian University Entrance Test will contain the examination details, candidate details and the exam centre details. Candidates must make sure to check all the information mentioned in the admit card. 


South Asian University Admission 2019 - Examination session

The South Asian University Entrance Test will be held in two sessions. Given below are the list of courses along with their sessions.

South Asian University Entrance Exam - Sessions

Morning Session

Afternoon Session

M.A Economics

M.A International Relations

MA.A Sociology

M.Sc Computer Science

M.Sc Biotechnology

South Asian University Admission 2019 - Result

The results of South Asian University Entrance Test will be released online in the form of a pdf by the second week of May 2019. 

South Asian University Admission 2019 - Tie breaker

  • In case two or more candidates secure the same marks the following tie-breaker will be applicable to determine the final score.

  • In case the total score is a tie the candidate who scores higher marks in section B will be given preference.

  • In case there is a tie in the total score and Section B scores then the candidate who scores higher marks in section A will be placed higher will be given preference.

  • In case a tie still persists then the candidates age will be taken into consideration and the elder candidate will be given preference.

South Asian University Admission 2019 - Counselling

The counselling process of South Asian University will be notified to the candidates in the results released. The admission offers will be mailed to the candidates by the third week of May 2019. Candidates who receive the admission offers will have to produce all the necessary documents. The list of documents to be submitted is given here

  • Class 10 mark sheet

  • Class 12 mark sheet

  • Mark sheet of qualifying examination

South Asian University Admission 2019 - Country-Wise Quota of Seats

Countries

Percentage of reservation

India

50%

Afghanistan, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka

4%

Pakistan, Bangladesh

10%

Candidates outside SAARC regions

10%

SAU Admission Process for Non SAARC Nation candidates

Those candidates who do not belong to the SAARC nations but with to send in their applications for South Asian University entrance exam can send in their applications directly to the following Address: 

Deputy Registrar Admissions

South Asian University

Akbar Bhawan, Chanakyapuri

New Delhi 110021, India

Along with the following documents by the third week of March 2019

  • Academic certificates

  • ID proof 

  • Passport size colour photograph

Candidates who do not belong to the SAARC countries will not have to appear for an entrance test and they will be granted admission based on their past academic performance. The decision of the university will be considered final in this regard. 

South Asian University Admissions 2019 - FAQ’s

Given below are some of the most commonly asked questions related to the admissions of South Asian University.

Q: Which are the major courses offered by South Asian University?
Ans: South Asian University offers Masters and PhD programmes in Applied Mathematics, Biotechnology, Sociology, Economics, Computer Sciences and International Relations.


Q: Can a candidate who does not belong to the SAARC region apply?

Ans: Yes, candidates who do not belong to the SAARC regions can apply for the entrance test by submitting the application form along with other documents via post. 


Q: Where will candidates who do not belong to SAARC regions appear for the examination?

Ans: Candidates who do not belong to the SAARC nations need not appear for the test. The admissions will be conducted based on the academic performance in their qualifying examination.


Q: What all documents have to be carried for the admission process?

Ans: Candidates who are offered seats have to provide their academic certificates on the day of admission.

Admissions Open Now

SPJIMR- SP Jain Institute of Management and Research
SPJIMR- SP Jain Institute of Management and Research
Apply
Manipal Institute of Technology
Manipal Institute of Technology
Apply
UPES - School of Engineering
UPES - School of Engineering
Apply
MICA - PGDM Admissions 2019 Media
MICA - PGDM Admissions 2019 Media
Apply
VITEEE 2019
VITEEE 2019
Apply
View All Application Forms

More like SAU Delhi

Questions related to SAU Delhi

Download Brochure

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books