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Dayananda Sagar Admission Test

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DSAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,000
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode, Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:Dayanand Sagar University (DSU)
  • Courses:B.Tech, M.Tech, BDS, MDS, BCA
  • Streams:Engineering, Medical, Commerce, Management, Science

DSAT 2020 : Application Form (Out), Exam Dates (Revised)

Updated On - September 12 2020 by Akriti Maurya

DSAT 2020 Application Form last date has been extended until 15 September 2020. The revised schedule of Dayananda Sagar Admission Test 2020 has been announced. This exam is conducted by Dayananda Sagar University(DSU). DSAT is a University Level Entrance Examination conducted annually to offer admission in numerous Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses. The streams and their respective courses offered by the University are mentioned in detail which will include their eligibility criteria, dates of admission, syllabus to prepare for the DSAT Test.
Latest Updates
  • DSAT 2020 revised exam dates are 15, 16 July, 03, 04, 23, 24, 25 August, 10 & 16 September 2020
  • The candidates can apply until 15 September 2020.

DSAT 2020 Application Form

The applicants must check the eligibility before applying for the entrance exam. The details of application form of DSAT 2020 is given below:
  • The form has been released on the official website by 09 January 2020.
  • candidates are supposed to follow a few guidelines while filling the application form for Dayananda Sagar Entrance Test.
  • The registration form will be filled through online mode only.
  • There is a requirement of scanned photograph and sign to fill the form.
  • Any application form which is incomplete in any respect and does not have the required valid documents will be summarily rejected.
  • Fill in the complete details in the application form correctly and must upload correct and valid documents.
  • Applicants must ensure the successful submission of their application in the portal.
  • Multiple forms of the single applicant lead to rejection from the examination.

DSAT 2020 Application Fee

The vital information on DSAT exam 2020 Application Fee is given below:

  • The registration fee will be paid online on the official website of Dayananda Sagar University, the candidates can visit and know about the amount and can they pay online Dayananda Sagar University Fees.
  • It is important to pay the fees for final submission of the application form otherwise the application might be considered incomplete and shall not be accepted for the candidate’s appearance in the Dayananda Sagar University admission Test.
  • In order to successfully submit DSAT 2020 Application Forms, candidates need to submit the expected Registration Fee of Rs 1000/ for all candidates in the form of Demand Draft. 

DSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The details of Eligibility Criteria of DSAT 2020 is mentioned stream and course wise so candidates are requested to follow up properly so that they don’t have to go through any hassle at the time of admission:

For BTech:
  • 10+2 examination passed with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science/Electronics/Technical Vocational subjects and obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of SC/ST & OBC category) in the above subjects taken together, of any Board recognized by the respective State Governments/Central Government/Union Territories or any other qualification recognized as equivalent.
For BCA:
  • 10+2 examination passed, A-Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent and a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate.
For MTech:
  • Cleared BE/BTech or Equivalent in Electronics & Communication, Computer Science, Information Science, Electrical & Electronics, Telecommunication, Bio-Medical Engineering, Medical Electronics, Mechatronics and Instrumentation Engineering with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate(45% in case of SC/ST & OBC category).
For B.Sc (Applied Sciences):
  • 10+2 examination passed, A-Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and English with Biology or Biotechnology or Mathematics or any other Life Science subject as optional and a minimum of 45% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and any one of the optional subjects.
For M.Sc (Applied Sciences):
  • An aspirant who has passed B.Sc in any discipline of Life Sciences, Biosciences or Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural, B.E. (Biotechnology), Veterinary and Fishery Sciences, Pharmacy or Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) or Bachelor of Dental Surgery or equivalent examination recognized by DSU with a minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects in all the years is eligible for admission to M.Sc. Eligibility shall be 45% in case of SC/ST candidates.
Note: For admission to M.Sc. Biochemistry, the candidate must have studied either Chemistry or Biochemistry as one of the major subjects during Bachelors.
For B.B.A:
  • 10+2 examination passed, A-Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate (45% in case of SC/ST & OBC category).
For MBA:
  • Passed a Bachelor’s Degree of minimum three years duration recognized by this University or who have passed any other examination recognized by this University as equivalent thereto. The candidates shall have passed the prescribed qualifying examinations with not less than 50% of the marks in the aggregate (45% in case of SC/ST & OBC category) of all the years of the degree examination.
For BCom:
  • Candidates who have completed Two year Pre – University course of Karnataka State or its equivalent with Business Studies and Accountancy as two major subjects of study in both first and second-year pre-university with an aggregate of 50% PUC/ CBSE/ ISCE/10+2 or Equivalent Examination (45% in case of SC/ST & OBC category).
For BPharma & DPharm:
  • Passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and English with Mathematics or Biotechnology or Computer Science or Biology as optional subjects with a minimum of 40% marks in aggregate Lateral: Diploma holders in Pharmacy from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India.


  • Passed 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and English with Mathematics or Biology as optional subjects / DPharm or any other equivalent qualification recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India.
For MPharma:
  • Candidates should have passed Bpharma from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
For B.Sc (Nursing) & PB B.Sc (Nursing):
  • Passed 10+2, A-Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English and a minimum of 45% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.


  • Passed GNM after 10+2 or equivalent examination preferably with Science subjects with 50% marks in aggregate Candidates should be a registered Nurse and registered Midwife or equivalent with any State Nursing Registration Council. Candidates should have completed their GNM course on or before 01.06.2019.
For M.Sc (Nursing):
  • Candidates should have passed B.Sc/PC B.Sc/PB B.Sc Nursing recognized by the Indian Nursing Council and a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate.
Experience: Applicants must have 1 year of experience after B.Sc Nursing in a hospital or a community health program or a school or college of nursing. PB B.Sc Degree holders need to have one year experience either before or after Post Basic B.Sc Nursing degree.
For BPT:
  • Passed 10+2, A-Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, English and Biology with a minimum of 40% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
For MPT:
  • Candidates should have passed BPT from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
INTERNSHIP: Completed or completing their compulsory internship on or before 15 August 2019.
For BA (Journalism):
  • Passed 10+2, A-Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent and a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate. Arts group subjects are preferred.

DSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Before starting preparation of the examination candidate must go through the DSAT 2020 Exam Pattern. The exam pattern is given below:

DSAT Exam Pattern 2020
Mode of Examination


Duration of Examination

120 minutes (2 hours)

No. of Questions asked


Type of Questions

MCQ (Objective)

Marking Scheme

+1 for Correct and No Negative Marking

Medium of examination


This is the latest updated exam pattern of DSAT test. The applicant can visit this page for the further latest update.

DSAT 2020 Syllabus

The details of syllabus of DSAT exam 2020 is mentioned below differently for Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses:

Below mentioned is the syllabus for Undergraduate courses:
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • English
Below mentioned is the syllabus for Postgraduate courses:
  • General Knowledge
  • Aptitude Test
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Non-verbal Reasoning
  • English

DSAT 2020 Admit Card

The vital information regarding DSAT exam Admit card 2020 is given below:

  • Admit card will be available online on the official website soon after the last date of the submission of the application form.
  • It is mandatory to print the admit card to be able to appear in the Examination.
  • candidates are requested to follow the below-mentioned guidelines to fall in the right path:
  • Applicants are supposed to download their Admit cards from the official website as the Admit Cards will not be sent by post to any candidate under any circumstances/reasons.
  • Candidates must take their Admit Cards along with themselves to the examination centre without which they might be debarred and authorities will not be held responsible for anything.
  • Applicants must carry a government Photo ID proof in original for cross verification.

DSAT 2020 Results

The vital information regarding DSAT Results 2020 is given below:

  • Results would be announced online on the official website soon after the entrance exam will be over.
  • Candidates are requested to check their results online
  • Download their scorecard for future reference as it will be useful for counselling and other admission related formalities.
  • Merit List/ Ranks: After the declaration of Results Merit List/ Rank Cards are released for DSAT 2020. Merit list is prepared on the basis of Ranks obtained in the Examination. Candidates who qualify the examination and are eligible for admission are invited to attend the round of Counselling on the basis of Ranks and Scores obtained in the Examination. 

DSAT 2020 Counselling

The vital information regarding DSAT 2020 Counselling is given below:

  • Counselling will be organized by the Dayananda Sagar University online.
  • Candidates are requested to stay updated and keep tracking their email to not miss on any event related to the admission.
  • For the latest update applicant can visit this page for the latest update.

Below mentioned are the Dayananda Sagar University Courses:

School of Engineering 

Undergraduate Courses:
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science & Technology
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • BCA
Postgraduate Courses:
  • Computer Science & Engineering
    • IoT (Internet of Things)/ Big Data
  • Computer Science & Information Technology
    • Cloud Computing
  • Electronics & Communication
    • Embedded Systems
  • Mechanical Engineering
    • Design Engineering

School of Basic and Applied Sciences

Undergraduate Courses:
  • B.Sc - Biotechnology, Biochemistry & Genetics
  • B.Sc - Biotechnology, Chemistry & Microbiology
  • B.Sc - Genetics, Biochemistry & Microbiology
Postgraduate Courses:
  • M.Sc - Biotechnology
  • M.Sc - Biochemistry
  • M.Sc - Microbiology

School of Management and Commerce Studies

Undergraduate Courses:
  • BBA
  • B.Com: Bachelor of Commerce - ACCA Integrated
  • B.Com: Bachelor of Commerce - CMA Integrated           
  • B.Com: Bachelor of Commerce - With CA Coaching
Postgraduate Courses:
  • MBA

School of Health Sciences

Undergraduate Courses:
  • B.Pharma
  • Pharma D
Postgraduate Courses:
  • M.Pharma
    • Pharmaceutics
    • Pharma Chemistry
    • Pharmacology

School of Nursing Sciences

Undergraduate Courses:
  • B.Sc Nursing
  • PB B.Sc Nursing
Postgraduate Courses:
  • M.Sc Nursing

School of Physiotherapy

Undergraduate Courses:
  • B.P.T. - Bachelor in Physiotherapy
Postgraduate Courses:
  • M.P.T. - Master in Physiotherapy

School of Arts and Humanities

Undergraduate Courses:
  • B.A (Hons) Journalism

DSAT 2020 Preparation Tips

The information details for the preparation tips of DSAT exam 2020 is given below:

  • candidates must prepare how to go on with each subject which includes the time distribution, management of resources and various other important factors.
  • Make notes of everything as it is easier to refer to notes than going through all over again.
  • Daily revision is an important aspect.
  • An ample amount of sleep is a must.
  • Give time for recreation which is an important part as it helps to release the stress from time to time.

DSAT 2020 Exam Centers 

The candidates have to select the test centres from below given cities while filling the application form:

States Cities
KarnatakaBangalore, Hubli, Mysore, Gulbarga
Andhra PradeshTirupati, Guntur, Chittoor, Ananthapur, Kadapa
Tamil NaduChennai, Coimbatore, Hosur
KeralaKochi, Ernakulum
JharkhandRanchi, Jamshedpur
MaharashtraNagpur, Pune
West BengalKolkata, Siliguri
Uttar PradeshKanpur, Lucknow
New DelhiNew Delhi
Punjab & HarayanaChandigarh
AssamGuwahati  & Dispur
Arunachal PradeshItanagar

DSAT 2020 Highlights

Below given are the main or vital points of the DSAT exam:

Exam Name


Conducting Body

Dayananda Sagar University


University Level


UG and PG courses in Engineering, Science, Commerce and Arts

DSAT Official website

Exam Mode

Online (CBT)

Exam Purpose

To offer admission in various UG, PG Courses in the University

DSU Admission 2020

Candidates can check the admission details of Dayananda Sagar University(DSU) here. 

Dayananda Sagar University

Dayananda Sagar Institutions founded in the 60s by one such visionary, late Sri Dayananda Sagar committed to take knowledge to the people, transforms today’s candidates into responsible citizens and professional leaders of tomorrow. Dayananda Sagar University created by an Act of the Karnataka State in 2014, built on this adorable legacy and inspired by its milestones, meeting the needs of quality higher education in this part of the world.

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DSAT Important Dates

DSAT 2020 Form Date09 Jan - 15 Sep 2020
DSAT 2020 Exam Date15 Jul, 16 Jul 2020

Dayananda Sagar Admission Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions, Objective

Negative Marking:


1General Awareness 40140

Instructions:Subjects are different for different courses offered by DSU.

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

09 Jan 2020

Form End Date:

15 Sep 2020

The last date to submit the form was on 15 Sep 2020
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