South Asian University Admission 2020 – South Asian University has begun the application process on February 11, for admissions in various postgraduate programs offered by the institute. The last date to fill application form has been extended till June 30, 2020. The university has postponed the SAU admission test until further notice due to COVID-19 pandemic. The new entrance test dates will be announced soon.
The entrance test for admission to South Asian University is carried out for the various master’s and PhD programs offered by the university such as Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Economics, International Relations and Sociology. The South Asian University Entrance Examination will take place for two hours in three shifts on different days.
South Asian University offers admission to students from SAARC nations including India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Maldives, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Read the article of South Asian University admission 2020 to know more details about dates, eligibility and exam pattern, application, syllabus, admit card etc..
Latest – South Asian University 2020 Application Form has been extended till June 30!
South Asian University Admission 2020 – Overview
|Name of the Examination||South Asian University Entrance Test|
|Conducting Body||South Asian University|
|Seats Per Course (Masters)||30|
|Duration of Entrance Test||120 minutes (2 hours)|
|Number of Sessions||Three|
|Programmes Offered||Masters and PhD|
|Number of Exam Centres||42 (28 inside India, 14 outside India)|
South Asian University 2020 Important Dates
|Applications release date||February 11, 2020|
|Last date of registration||June 30, 2020 (Extended)|
|Last date of application for Non-SAARC nation candidates||June 30, 2020 (Extended)|
|Admit card||one week before exam|
|South Asian University Entrance Exam 2020|
|South Asian University Result Declaration||To be notified|
|Last date for uploading academic documents||To be notified|
|Classes Begin||July 27, 2020|
South Asian University 2020 Eligibility Criteria
SAU prescribes eligibility criteria for each courses separately, candidates can check the table below for course wise eligibility criteria:
Course-wise Eligibility Criteria for SAU Admission 2020
|Name of the programmes||Academic Qualifications|
|M.A Sociology and M.A International Studies||Candidates must have graduated from any institution or university recognized by SAARC countries.|
In their qualifying examination, applicants must have an aggregate of at least 50 per cent marks.
Candidates who have finished a four-year or two-year bachelor’s degree and are also eligible to apply for their first year of master’s program.
|M.Sc Biotechnology||Candidates must have earned their graduation degree in Science, Medical, Engineering, Biochemical Technology, Biotechnology, Veterinary and Allied Sciences, Agriculture and Allied Sciences, Chemistry or Biological Sciences from any college or university recognised by any of the participating SAARC nations.|
Throughout their qualifying test, candidates must also have scored at least 55 per cent marks or equivalent CGPA. Candidates who have not studied Biology in their certification degree must have taken Biology at their point of 10+ 2.
Candidates who have a bachelor’s degree of four years or two years and who have cleared the first year of their master’s program are also eligible to apply.
|M.Sc Computer Science and M.Sc Applied Mathematics||Applicants must have completed at least 2 years of 10 + 2 school system together with a bachelor’s degree with mathematics as a topic.|
They must also have earned a total of 55% marks or equal CGPA/ Grades from any recognised institution from any of the participating SAARC countries in their qualifying degree test.
Applicants who have obtained a bachelor’s degree of four years or two years and have passed the first year of the master’s program are also eligible to apply.
|M.A Economics||Those appearing for the M.A Economics program must have finished their 10 + 2 degree together with the three-year bachelor’s programs with at least 50 per cent marks with Statistics as one of their 10 + 2 or bachelor’s level subjects.|
Applicants who have a bachelor’s degree of four years or two years and who have already completed the first year of their master’s program may also apply.
South Asian University Application Form 2020
The application process for SAU is conducted in online mode. The application form for SAU 2020 has started on February 11 and will continue till June 30. Applicants willing to apply must submit the application before the deadline. Following are the steps that can be followed by the candidates:
Step 1st – Registration by visiting the official website
Step 2nd – Filling up the Application Form
Step 3rd – Submit the application fee
Application Fee – Rs. 700
South Asian University 2020 Admission Process for Non-SAARC Nation Candidates
All candidates from outside the SAARC region should send their application form directly to the address given below by June 30, 2020.
Deputy Registrar Admissions,
South Asian University
Akbar Bhawan, Chanakyapuri
New Delhi 110021, India
The following documents must be attached with the South Asian University 2020 application form:
- Academic certificates
- ID proof
- Passport size colour photograph
The candidates who do not belong to the SAARC nations will not have to appear for the entrance tests and their admission will be based on their past academic performances. In such a case, the decision of the university will be considered final.
South Asian University 2020 Exam Centres
The South Asian University entrance exam will be conducted at different SAU 2020 exam centres across all the participating countries of the SAARC. In total, there are 42 exam centres for South Asian University exam; out of which 28 are in India and the remaining 14 in other countries. The candidates can choose the exam centres while filling up the application form.
South Asian University Exam Centres 2020 (Outside India)
South Asian University Exam Centres 2020 (India)
|Srinagar||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Jammu||Jammu and Kashmir|
|New Delhi||New Delhi|
South Asian University 2020 Admit Card
The South Asian University admit card 2020 will be released by the authorities in online mode a week before the exam. The South Asian University 2020 hall ticket contains the examination details, candidate details and the exam centre details. The candidates can download their admit cards by entering their user ID and date of birth.
South Asian University 2020 Exam Pattern
The candidates have to go through the exam pattern of South Asian University admission 2020 to get an idea of the different aspects of this examination. South Asian University 2020 exam pattern may vary for different programs.
SAU 2020 Exam Pattern for M.A International Relations and M.A Sociology
|Number of Questions||50|
|Topics||General Awareness and Subject knowledge|
|Marks||2 marks for every correct answer|
SAU 2020 Exam Pattern for M.Sc Applied Mathematics
|Number of Questions||50|
|Topics for Part B||Undergraduate level Mathematics|
|Marks||1 mark for every correct answer|
SAU Exam Pattern 2020 for M.Sc Computer Science
|Number of Questions||80|
|Part A||20 MCQs|
|Topics for Part A||Mathematical Statistics|
|Marks||2 marks each|
|Part B||60 MCQs|
|Topics for Part B||Computer Sciences|
|Marks||1 mark for every correct answer|
SAU 2020 Exam Pattern for M.Sc Biotechnology
|Number of Questions||130|
|Part A||30 MCQs|
|Topics for PArt A||Physics, Chemistry Biology and Mathematics from 10+2 level|
|Part B||100 MCQs out of which 70 needs to be answered|
|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 -1/4 for every incorrect answer|
SAU Exam Pattern 2020 for M.A Economics
|Number of Questions||40|
|Topics||Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Mathematics, Statistics, Development economics|
|Marks||2 marks for every correct answer|
South Asian University 2020 Syllabus
|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.Sc Applied Mathematics||Basic Mathematics|
Undergraduate level mathematics
|M.Sc Computer Science||Mathematical Statistics|
|M.A International Studies and M.A. Sociology||Subject knowledge|
General Awareness about South Asia and the World
South Asian University Result 2020
The results of the South Asian University Entrance Test 2020 will be declared in the form of merit list in online mode. The steps for downloading the result for South Asian University 2020 are as follows:
Step 1st: Visit the official link
Step 2nd: Click on “List of master candidates being considered for admission in order of merit”
Step 3rd: Select the course applied.
Step 4th: Click on “Get Result”
Step 5th: The South Asian University 2020 result will appear on the screen.
Tiebreaker of South Asian University Result 2020
In a situation where two or more candidates have secured the same marks, the following conditions will be applicable as tiebreakers to determine the final score:
- In case the total score is a tie, the candidate who scores higher marks in section C will be given preference.
- In case there is a tie in the total score and Section C scores then the candidate who scores higher marks in section B will be given preference.
- In case a tie still persists then the candidates’ age will be taken into consideration and the older candidate will be given preference.
South Asian University Counselling 2020
The counselling of South Asian University 2020 will be conducted in online mode. The candidates who qualify the entrance test will have to visit the South Asian University 2020 counselling for claiming their admission. The offers for admission will be mailed to the candidates. The documents that will be necessary for the counselling session are:
- Class 10 mark sheet
- Class 12 mark sheet
- Mark sheet of qualifying examination
South Asian University Admission 2020 – Country-Wise Quota of Seats
|Candidates outside SAARC regions||10%|
South Asian University Admission 2020 – FAQs
Q. Which country will offer maximum seats for South Asian University Courses 2020?
A. India will offer 50% seats for the aspirants of South Asian University 2020.
Q. Will there be any interview for admission in Master’s programs?
A. There will be no interview for the Masters program and the candidates will be offered seats on the basis of the entrance test.
Q. Is South Asian University UGC recognized?
A. Yes, the university is recognized by the University Grant Commission.
Q. Will there be any entrance test for the candidates who belong to Non-SAARC countries?
A. No, candidates from Non- SAARC countries will be offered a seat based on their past academic performances.
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