SAU Entrance Exam 2022 | Application Form (Released), Exam Date, Eligibility

SAU Entrance Exam

SAU Entrance Exam 2022 – sau.int | Application Form (Extended Till 13th May), Exam Date, Eligibility: Here in this article, applicants can get the information on South Asian University Admission 2022. The process of South Asian University Admission 2022 Registration process has started by the officials of the South Asian University, and it ends on 13th May 2022. And the exam is conducted on 28th, 29th May 2022 for the Master’s programme and PhD level programmes in Development Economics, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Applied Mathematics, Sociology, International Relations and Legal Studies. Candidates who are having the required eligibility criteria can apply for the SAU Entrance Exam 2022.



SAU Entrance Exam 2022 – Details

Name Of The University South Asian University (SAU)
Name Of The Exam SAU Entrance Exam
Beginning Of The Application Form Started
Last Date To Submit The Application Form 13th May 2022
SAU Entrance Exam 2022 Date 28th, 29th May 2022
Category Science Entrance ExamsArts Entrance ExamsComputer Entrance ExamsLaw Entrance Exams
Mode Of The Application Form Online
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SAU Schedule 2022

Important Events Dates
Beginning Of The Application Form Started
Last Date To Submit The Application Form 13th May 2022
Admit Card Release Date To Be Announced
SAU Entrance Exam 2022 Date 28th, 29th May 2022
Result To Be Announced

South Asian University Admission 2022 – Eligibility Criteria

Master’s Level Programmes

  • MSc in Applied Mathematics: Bachelor degree in any subject and has studied at least 2 courses each of one-year duration or 4 courses each of one-semester duration in Mathematics from an Institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries, with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate or an equivalent grade.
  • MSc in Computer Science: 12 years of schooling + a 3 or 4 year Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a relevant area with mathematics as a subject either at the Bachelor’s level or at the 10+2 (12th class) level from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries, with a minimum of 55% marks in the aggregate or an equivalent grade. Candidates who have a 2-year Bachelor’s degree and have cleared the first year of the Master’s programme are also eligible.
  • MSc in Biotechnology: 12 years of schooling + a 3-year Bachelors degree (BSc, B.Pharm, BVSc, B.E., B.Tech, MBBS, etc.) in any area of Biological Sciences/ Chemistry/ Agriculture and allied sciences; Veterinary and allied sciences/ Biotechnology/ Biochemical Technology from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries, with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate or an equivalent grade. Students who have not studied Biology at the Bachelor’s level must have studied and passed in Biology as a subject at the 10+2 (12th class) level. Candidates who have a 4 year bachelor’s degree or 3 years Bachelor’s degree and have cleared the first year of the Master’s programme are also eligible.
  • MA in Economics: 12 years of schooling + a 3 year Bachelor’s degree with mathematics as a subject of study at the 10+2 (12th class) level or at the Bachelor’s level or both from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries, with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate or an equivalent grade. Candidates who have a 4 year Bachelor’s degree or 2 years Bachelor’s degree and have cleared the first year of the Master’s programme are also eligible.
  • Since a sound knowledge of economics at the undergraduate level is necessary to cope with the Master’s programme, the Entrance Test will feature questions on undergraduate level economics, mathematics and statistics.
  • MA in International Relations: 2 years of schooling + a 3 year Bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries, with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate or an equivalent grade. Candidates who have a 4-year Bachelor’s degree or 2 years Bachelor’s degree and have cleared the first year of the Master’s programme are also eligible.
  • MA in Sociology: 12 years of schooling + a 3-year Bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries in any discipline, with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate or an equivalent grade. Candidates who have a 4 year Bachelor’s degree or 2 years Bachelor’s degree and have cleared the first year of the Master’s programme are also eligible.
  • LLM (Master of Laws): 12 years of schooling + a 5 year integrated BA/ BBA/ BSc/ LLB degree or 12 years of schooling + a 2 or 3 year Bachelor’s degree + a 3 year LLB degree or 12 years of schooling + a 4 year LLB degree from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries, with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate or an equivalent grade.

PhD programmes

  • PhD in Mathematics: A minimum of 17 years of education with a Master’s degree in Mathematics/ Computer Science/Statistics/ Operations Research/ Physics or an equivalent degree with 55% marks in the aggregate or equivalent grade.
  • PhD in Computer Science: minimum of 17 years of regular education (12 years of regular schooling + a 3-year Bachelor’s degree and a 2-year Master’s degree or 4-year Bachelor’s degree + a 1 year Master’s degree in Computer Science or allied disciplines) from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries, with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade. Applicants with 12 years of regular schooling + an integrated Bachelor’s and Master’s degree of at least 5 years duration are also eligible.
  • PhD in Biotechnology:12 years of schooling + a 3 or 4 year Bachelor’s degree + a 2-year post-graduate MSc, M.Pharm, M.V.Sc, M.E., or M.Tech degree in any branch of the Biological Sciences or an MD/MS/MSc from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries, with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade.
  • PhD in Economics: A minimum of 17 years of education (12 years of schooling + a 3-year Bachelors’s degree and a 2-year Master’s degree or 4-year Bachelors’s degree + a 1 year Masters degree leading to a MA/ M.Sc. degree in Economics or related specializations) from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries, with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate or an equivalent grade.
  • PhD in International Relations: The minimum eligibility criteria to apply is as follows: 17 years of regular education (12 years of regular schooling + a 3-year Bachelor’s degree and a 2-year Master’s degree, or, a 4-year Bachelor’s degree + a 1-year Master’s degree.
  • The candidate’s Master’s degree should be in International Relations or related disciplines like Political Science, Economics, Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, History, Philosophy, Geography, Law, Development Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Post-Colonial Studies, Comparative Literature and Comparative Religious Studies, from an institution recognised by the government of any of the SAARC countries, with a minimum of 50% marks, or an equivalent grade.
  • PhD in Sociology: A minimum of 17 years of education (12 years of schooling + a 3-year Bachelor’s degree and a 2-year Masters degree or 4-year Bachelors degree + a 1 year Masters degree in Sociology or related disciplines like Political Science, Economics and Business Studies, Labour Studies, Psychology, Cultural and Social Anthropology, History, Philosophy, Linguistics, Mass Communication, Journalism, Film and Television Studies, Education, Geography, Law, Social Work, Development Studies, Criminology, Archaeology, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Post-Colonial Studies, English, Comparative Literature, Comparative Religious Studies or Sociology of Science, Art History, Critical Theatre Studies, Aesthetics and art Production from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries, with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate or an equivalent grade.
  • PhD in Legal Studies: 12 years of schooling + a 5-year integrated BA/ BBA/ BSc/ LLB programme or 4-year law degree or a 2 or 3-year Bachelors degree followed by a 3 year LLB programme + a 2-year/1 year LLM programme from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries, with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate or an equivalent grade.
  • Those who have an LLB degree followed by a one-year LLM degree must have a minimum of 60% marks to be eligible to apply.

SAU Application Form – Fee Details

The fee for appearing in the Entrance Test is US $10 or INR 750. Applications for admission will be accepted only online and payment must also be made online.

Steps To Register For SAU Entrance Exam 2022

  • Visit the official site @ sau.int
  • The home page will appear on the screen.
  • Go to the Admissions section, and in that again go to the Admissions Notice section.
  • A new page will appear on the screen.
  • There at the right side of the page, you can see the Apply Now button.
  • Fill in all the details, and upload the documents.
  • Make the payment.
  • Take a copy of the SAU Application Form for further references.
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SAU Entrance Exam Pattern 2022

Master’s Level Programmes

MSc in Applied Mathematics

  • The duration of the Entrance Test will be 2 hours and the question paper will consist of 50 multiple-choice questions.
  • If the answer given to any of the Multiple Choice Questions is wrong, 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.

MSc in Computer Science

The duration of the Entrance Test will be 2 hours and the question paper will consist of 80 multiple choice questions divided into two parts.

  • PART A: will have 20 multiple choice questions of two marks each from the following areas of Mathematical Science
  • PART B: will have 60 multiple choice questions of one mark each from the following areas of undergraduate level Computer Science
  • If the answer given to any of the Multiple Choice Questions is wrong, ¼ of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.

MSc in Biotechnology

The computer-based entrance test will be of 2 hours duration, and the question paper will have multiple-choice questions in two parts.

  • Part A will consist of 30 questions carrying one mark each and will have 10+2 level questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. Candidates will be expected to attempt all questions from Part A.
  • Part B will consist of 100 questions, out of which 70 questions need to be answered. Each question will carry one mark and will have undergraduate-level questions from Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Animal Sciences, Plant Sciences, Genetics, Microbiology, Biophysics and Biostatistics. If more than 70 questions are answered, the first 70 will be considered for evaluation.

MA in Economics

  • The duration of the Entrance Test will be 2 hours and the question paper will consist of 40 multiple-choice questions. Questions will cover the areas of microeconomics, macroeconomics, development economics, mathematics and statistics, respectively.
  • If the answer given to any of the Multiple Choice Questions is wrong, ¼ of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.

MA in International Relations

Eligible candidates have to appear for an Entrance Test which will be of two hours duration. The question paper will consist of multiple-choice questions that will test the applicant’s understanding of the subject area and his or her general awareness about South Asia and the world.

MA in Sociology

  • The duration of the Entrance Test will be 2 hours, and the question paper will consist of two sections: Section 1 will have 26 multiple-choice questions of one mark each that will test the applicant’s subject knowledge at the undergraduate level and his/her general knowledge pertaining to South Asia and the world.
  • Section 2 will require students to answer a set of multiple-choice questions based on the reading of a passage provided. This will carry 24 marks. All questions are compulsory.

LLM (Master of Laws)

The duration of the Entrance Test will be 2 hours and the question paper will consist of 100 multiple choice questions in two parts.

  • Part A will have 20 multiple choice questions of one mark each on general knowledge, political science, geography, general science and civics of the 10+2 level.
  • Part B will have 80 multiple choice questions of the LLB level carrying one mark each and will generally include the following areas Law
  • If the answer given to any of the Multiple Choice Questions is wrong, 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.

PhD programmes

PhD in Mathematics

  • The duration of the Entrance Test will be 2 hours and the question paper will consist of 50 multiple choice questions
  • If the answer given to any of the Multiple Choice Questions is wrong, 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.

PhD in Computer Science

The duration of the Entrance Test will be 2 hours and the question paper will consist of 70 multiple choice questions in two parts, Part A and Part B.

  • PART A: will have 25 multiple choice questions of one mark each and will test the knowledge of the candidate in Mathematics.
  • Part B: will have 45 multiple choice questions of one mark each and will test the knowledge of the candidate in Computer Science.
  • If the answer given to any of the Multiple Choice Questions is wrong, ¼ of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.

PhD in Biotechnology

The computer-based entrance test will be of 2 hours duration. Questions will be asked at the MSc level from all the areas of Biological Sciences including Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Animal Sciences, Plant Biotechnology, Genetics, Microbiology, Virology, Neurosciences, Biochemical Engineering, Biophysics and Biostatistics.

  • Part A will have 70 multiple-choice questions out of which any 50 questions need to be answered. Each question carries one mark. If more than 50 questions are answered, the first 50 will be considered for evaluation.
  • Part B will consist of 30 questions out of which 20 questions need to be answered. Each question will carry one mark. If more than 20 questions are answered, the first 20 will be considered for evaluation.

PhD in Economics

Phase 1

  • The duration of the Entrance Test is 2 hours and it will contain 40 multiple-choice questions. Questions will cover the areas of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Mathematical Methods, Statistical & Econometric Methods, and Development Economics.
  • If the answer given to any of the Multiple Choice Questions is wrong, ¼ of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.

Phase 2

Research Proposal: Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their performance in the Entrance Test will be asked to submit a short research proposal of not more than 1500 words clearly indicating a research problem along with the methodology they propose to employ. In this respect, candidates are advised to refer to the research interests of individual faculty members to identify the broad research expertise available in the faculty.

SAU Admit Card 2022

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SAU Result 2022

The SAU Result 2022 will be issued by the officials of the South Asian University in online mode. Candidates can check their South Asian University Results from here after the announcement is done.

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