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Dayanand Sagar Admission Test (DSAT)

Dayanand Sagar Admission Test (DSAT)


DSAT 2022 Date

4th week of April

Name of the Examination
Dayanand Sagar Admission Test
Common Name
DSAT
Conducting Body
Dayanand Sagar University, Bengaluru
Frequency of the Exam
Once a Year
Exam Level
National Level Exam

What is DSAT?

Dayanand Sagar Admission Test (DSAT) is a national-level entrance exam organized by Dayananda Sagar University, Bangalore. 

The exam is conducted to grant admissions into various courses offered at Dayanand Sagar University. 

The Dayananda Sagar Institutions was established in the 1960s by the Late Sri Dayananda Sagar. 

He was committed to spreading knowledge and valuable information to eligible students far and wide. 

Later, it became the Dayananda Sagar University, which was created by an Act of Karnataka State, in the year 2014.

Below is the list of courses offered by Dayanand Sagar University through DSAT:

Undergraduate Courses:

  1. Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)
  2. Bachelor of Design (B.Des)
  3. Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)

Postgraduate Courses:

  1. Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  2. Master of Technology (M.Tech)

Students from all over the country aim for this exam as it gives them a chance to seek admissions in Bangalore, in one of the finest universities. 

Hence, if you are also aiming to pursue courses from Dayananda Sagar University, one of the best colleges in Bangalore, then undertake DSAT. 

The top-rated institution ensures a robust pedagogy that gives students a plethora of opportunities to explore. 

DSAT 2022 registrations are open on its official website. Further dates for admit cards and others will be announced soon. 

Undergraduate aspirants need to complete their 10+2 education in the required field and postgraduate aspirants need to complete their undergraduation in the required field. 

DSAT Entrance Exam Details:

Registration Mode
Online
Mode of Exam
Online and Offline
Medium of Exam
English 
Duration of the Exam
120 Minutes 
Total Marks
100
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

DSAT Entrance Exam Dates:

Events 
Dates 
DSAT 2021 Registration Process

1st week of february, 2022

Release of DSAT Entrance Exam Admit Card
To be Announced
DSAT Entrance Exam Date

4th week of April

DSAT Entrance Exam Result
To be Announced
DSAT Counselling Process
To be Announced

DSAT Exam 2022 Registration Process: 

Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to register for DSAT Exam 2022: 

Step 1: Visit the official website of Dayananda Sagar University. 
Step 2: Click on the :Apply Now" tab. 
Step 3: Enter the required information. 
Step 4: Click on "Register Now."
Step 5: Students will receive their User ID and Password on their registered Email ID and Mobile Number. 

The User ID and Password determines that the student has been successfully registered for DSAT. 

How to fill the DSAT Application Form?

Step 1: Visit the official website of DSAT 2022.
Step 2: Candidates need to login by clicking on "Already Registered". 
Step 3: Candidates need to fill-up the required details. They should cross-check each detail entered by them as there won't be a correction window that would allow them to make changes. 
Step 4: They need to upload the required documents. 
Step 5: Candidates need to pay the fee applicable under the DSAT Fee Structure. 
Step 6: Click on "Submit" after successfully checking all the information. 
Step 7: Take a printout of the application form and store it for future use. 

DSAT Fee Structure:

The application fee for aspirants is Rs. 1,000/-, irrespective of their category. 

Documents required for filling up the DSAT Entrance Exam Form:

Document
Specifications
Photograph

File Size: 5KB - 40KB

Dimension: 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm

Format: JPG or JPEG

Signature

File Size: 5KB - 40KB

Dimension: 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm

Format: JPG or JPEG

DSAT Exam Centres: 

DSAT is a national-level examination that is conducted all across the country. It is conducted in over 82 cities all across the country. 

Below are some of the important DSAT Exam Centres:

Bangalore
Mumbai
Pune
New Delhi
Kolkata 
Hyderabad
Navi Mumbai
Thiruvananthapuram
Bhubaneshwar
Guwahati
Dharwad
Ranchi
Karimnagar
Kannur
Navi Mumbai
Mangalore
Chikkaballapur
Chittor
Pondicherry
Palakkad

DSAT Syllabus and Books:

A) Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech):

I) Physics:

Gravitation
Current Electricity
Laws of Motion
Work, Energy and Power
Physical World and Measurement
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Optics
Heat and Thermodynamics
Atoms and Nuclei
Communication Systems
Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism
Gas Theory and Kinetic Theory
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Electronic Devices
Kinematics
Oscillations and Waves
Electromagnetic Waves
Properties of Bulk Matter
System of Particles and Rigid Body
-

Books for Physics: 

Book
Author (s)
Physics Book for Class XI and XII
P. Vivekanandan, D.K. Banerjee and Anand V. Karthik
Nootan Physics
Kumar Mittal
New Simplified Physics
S.L. Arora
Concepts of Physics
H.C. Verma

II) Chemistry:

Basic Concepts of Chemistry
Mixtures and Solutions
Electrochemistry
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Thermodynamics
General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Surface Chemistry
d-and f-Block Elements
p-Block Elements
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Hydrogen
s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Organic Chemistry
Biomolecules
Polymers
Solid State
Atomic Structure
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Chemical Kinetics
Nitrogen Compounds
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
Hydrocarbons
Equilibrium
Chemistry in Everyday Life
Redox Reactions
-

Books for Chemistry: 

Book
Author (s)
Conceptual Chemistry
Dr. S.K. Jain and Dr. Shailesh K. Jain
Textbook for Chemistry
Dr. M.P. Sawhney
Chemistry for Class XI and XII
Dr. H.C. Srivastava

III) Mathematics: 

Sets & Functions
Algebra
Vectors
Coordinate Geometry
Mathematical Reasoning
Linear Programming
Probability
Relations and Functions
Calculus
Statistics
3D Geometry
Graphs

Books for Mathematics:

Book
Author
Mathematics: Class XI and XII
RD Sharma
Understanding Mathematics
ML Agarwal
Mathematics
NCERT

B) Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm):

I) Physics:

Gravitation
Current Electricity
Laws of Motion
Work, Energy and Power
Physical World and Measurement
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Optics
Heat and Thermodynamics
Atoms and Nuclei
Communication Systems
Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism
Gas Theory and Kinetic Theory
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Electronic Devices
Kinematics
Oscillations and Waves
Electromagnetic Waves
Properties of Bulk Matter
System of Particles and Rigid Body
-

Books for Physics: 

Book
Author (s)
Physics Book for Class XI and XII
P. Vivekanandan, D.K. Banerjee and Anand V. Karthik
Nootan Physics
Kumar Mittal
New Simplified Physics
S.L. Arora
Concepts of Physics
H.C. Verma

II) Chemistry:

Basic Concepts of Chemistry
Mixtures and Solutions
Electrochemistry
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Surface Chemistry
General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Thermodynamics
d-and f-Block Elements
p-Block Elements
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Hydrogen
s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Organic Chemistry
Biomolecules
Polymers
Solid State
Atomic Structure
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Chemical Kinetics
Nitrogen Compounds
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
Hydrocarbons
Equilibrium
Chemistry in Everyday Life
Redox Reactions
-

Books for Chemistry: 

Book
Author (s)
Conceptual Chemistry
Dr. S.K. Jain and Dr. Shailesh K. Jain
Textbook for Chemistry
Dr. M.P. Sawhney
Chemistry for Class XI and XII
Dr. H.C. Srivastava

III) Biology:

Diversity in Living World
Structural Organisation in Animal and Plants
Genetics & Evolution
Cell: Structure & Function
Ecology & Environment
Biotechnology and its Applications
Sexual Reproduction
Human Physiology
Biology & Human Welfare
-

Books for Biology: 

Book
Author (s)
Nootan ISC Biology
Prof. V. Singh and Dr. D.K. Jain
ISC Biology
Veer Bala Rastogi
A Textbook of ISC Biology
Sarita Aggarwal
Trueman's Elementary Biology
K.N. Bhatia

C) Bachelor of Design (B.Des):

Visualization and Spatial Ability
Observation and Design Sensitivity
Environmental and Social Awareness
Analytical and Logical Reasoning
Language and Creativity
Design Thinking and Problem Solving
Drawing in Proportion 
Drawing in Perspective, Shading, & Composition

Books for B.Des:

Book Name
Author
UCEED Study Materials
AFAINDIA
UCEED Design Environment & Social Awareness in Design Perspective Combined with Mental and Verbal Aptitude
Sreejan Shilpa
NIFT/NID/IIFT Entrance Exam Guide
D Mittal
NIFT Entrance Examination Preparation Course
Prashant Kumar

D) Syllabus for MBA:

I) English:

Synonyms and Antonyms
Cloze Test
Sentence Analogy
Meanings of Words
Correction of Errors
Parts of Speech
Reading Comprehension
Para Jumbles
Sentence Appropriation
Words Usages
Tenses
-

Books for English: 

Name of Books
Author
How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Arun Sharma
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Nishit K. Sinha
Word Power Made Easy
Norman Lewis
High School English Grammar & Composition
Wren & Martin

II) Quantitative Aptitude:

Profit & Loss
Percentages
Simple & Compound Interest
Time & Work
Number System
Averages
Linear, Simultaneous, and Quadratic Equations
Maxima and Minima
Logarithms
Algebraic Equations
Functions and Relations
Permutation & Combination
Set Theory and Venn Diagrams
Ratio and Proportion
Linear Inequalities
HCF and LCM
Arithmetic, Geometric, and Harmonic Progressions
Allegations and Mixtures
Probability
3D and 2D Figures
Tables
Bar Graphs
Line Graphs
Histogram
Pie Chart
-

Books for Quantitative Aptitude: 

Name of Books
Author
Quantitative Aptitude for Entrance Examinations 
Arun Sharma
How to prepare for Data Interpretation
Arun Sharma
Quantitative Aptitude
R.S. Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude Series
Nishit K. Sinha
Data Interpretation
Nishit K. Sinha
Data Interpretation for Competitive Examinations
Arun Sharma

III) Logical Reasoning: 

Decision Making Skills
Course of Action
Inference, Argument, and Assumption
Classification of Data
Linear and Circular Arrangement
Coding and Series Questions
Family Relation Questions
Input and Output Questions
Alphabet-based Series Questions
Reasoning Questions
Questions based on Symbols
Syllogisms
Matrix-based Questions
Direction-based Questions

Books for Logical Reasoning: 

Name of Books
Author
How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning 
Arun Sharma
Logical Reasoning 
Nishit K. Sinha

E)  Syllabus for M.Tech: 

Students willing to join the M.Tech courses at Dayananda Sagar University have to prepare the topics of their undergraduate specializations for DSAT. 

Questions shall be asked from the subjects that they have studied at their undergraduate level. 

DSAT Exam Pattern:

Exam Mode
Offline and Online
Medium
English
Total Questions
100
Time Allotted
120 Minutes
Total Marks
100
Marks Allotted
(+1) for Every Correct Answer
Negative Marking
No Negative Marking

DSAT Preparation Tips:

Candidates can prepare for the DSAT exam by following the below-mentioned preparation tips:  

  • Befriend the DSAT Exam Syllabus:

Candidates should have a clear-cut knowledge of the DSAT Exam syllabus. It helps to create a preparation plan for the exam strategically. In addition to the plan, it helps select the right resources and prepare self-preparatory notes for the examination.  

  • Go for the best DSAT Resources:

To ace DSAT, students should have a clear idea of where to select their resources. Whether it's books or e-resources, students should be able to choose the most credible resources for maximum results. 

  • PLAN right to PREPARE right: 

DSAT requires a meticulous preparation schedule to ace it. Students need to adhere to the schedule as that would be vital for the student's preparation process.

  • Go for Mock Tests and Revision Strictly: 

Revision forms an integral part of any exam preparation as that would help the students to maintain a proper grasp on the topic. In addition to regular revision, mock tests are also important for entrance exam preparation. Students should solve the previous year's DSAT Question Papers to get the hang of the kind of questions asked in the examination. By solving these papers, students will be able to prepare a strategy to answer the examination. 

  • Healthiness is the KEY: 

Candidates need to have proper food and drink water regularly. It would help them keep themselves healthy. Also they should practise yoga or go for a run or a walk every day to keep themselves fit. It shall help them keep themselves fit both physically and mentally. 

DSAT Admit Card:

Candidates can download the DSAT Admit Card by following the below-mentioned steps: 
Step 1: Visit the official website of DSAT 2022. 
Step 2: Log in with your credential. 
Step 3: Click on the link for DSAT 2022 Admit Card.  
Step 4: The DSAT Admit Card will now be displayed on the screens of the students.
Step 5: Check whether all the details on the Admit Card are correct or not. 
Step 6: Download the Admit Card onto an A4 size paper. 
Step 7: Ensure the print is of the highest quality and all the details are correctly mentioned. 

Along with the DSAT Admit Card, students have to carry a Government approved photo ID card to the exam centre. 

DSAT Results:

Candidates can download the DSAT results by following the below-mentioned steps: 

Step 1: Visit the official website of the DSAT 2022. 
Step 2: Click on the "Result" tab on the homepage. 
Step 3: Students have to enter their User ID and Date of Birth.
Step 4: Click on "Submit."
Step 4: DSAT Scorecard will now be displayed on the screen. 
Step 5: Students should take a proper printout of the scorecard for future reference.

DSAT Cut Off:

Along with the results for DSAT, Dayananda Sagar University shall also release the cutoffs for DSAT. The cut-offs shall determine whether a student is selected for the further process or not. 

Factors affecting DSAT 2022 Cut off marks:

Factors on which the DSAT 2022 cutoffs depend are as follows:

  1. The number of students appearing for the examination. 
  2. The difficulty level of the exam.
  3. Total number of seats available
  4. Performance of the students
  5. Highest marks scored by the students

DSAT Counselling:

Only the students who shall clear the DSAT cutoff are only allowed to appear for the DSAT counselling process. 

DSAT counselling process shall be conducted on the Dayananda Sagar University's campus. 

Below is the list of documents required for the DSAT counselling process:

  1. DSAT Admit Card
  2. DSAT 2022 Scorecard
  3. Class 10 Marksheet or Equivalent
  4. Class 12 Marksheet
  5. Graduation Marksheet
  6. Provisional Graduation Certificate
  7. Caste Certificate (If Required)


FAQs

- The eligibility criteria for DSAT are to get at least 50% in either your 12th standard or undergraduate course, depending on the course you want to opt for.

- Dayananda Sagar University, Bangalore conducts the DSAT examination for granting admissions to eligible students to its various undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

- Courses for which the DSAT is conducted are B.Tech, B.Pharm, B.Des, MBA, and M.Tech.

- DSAT is conducted both online and offline.

- The time allotted for the DSAT is 120 minutes.

- No, there is no negative marking for the DSAT Examination.

- Students can get access to the application form for DSAT by visiting the official website of Dayananda Sagar University.

- Application fee for DSAT is Rs. 1000.

- No, Dayananda Sagar University, the conducting body of DSAT, shall not open a correction window for DSAT. Hence, students need to fill-up the form properly correctly before submitting it.

- No, there is no provision for offline payment of DSAT fees. Students can only pay the fees through the online mode.
Eligibility Criteria

Candidates have to meet the following eligibility criteria for the required courses: 

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech):

  • Students must have passed their 10th and 12th Standard examinations, conducted by any of the recognized education boards in India, with a minimum of 50%. 
  • They must have taken up Science, with Physics, Chemistry, and Maths, in their 12th Standard. 

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm):

  • Students must have passed their 10th and 12th Standard examinations, conducted by any of the recognized education boards in India. 
  • They must have taken up Science, with Biology, in their 12th Standard. 
  • Students must score a minimum of 50% in both their 10th and 12th Standard examinations. 

Bachelor of Design (B.Des):

  • Aspirants should have passed Class 12th in Science/ Arts & Humanities/ Commerce from a recognized board.
  • They should have scored a minimum of 50% in both their 10th and 12th Standard examinations. 

Master of Technology (M.Tech):

  • Students need to hold a B.Tech degree to pursue this course. 
  • They must have completed their B.Tech, from any of the recognized universities in India, with a minimum of 50%. 
  • Students must have pursued their B.Tech in the required specialization in which they wish to pursue an M.Tech. 

Master of Business Administration (MBA):

  • Students should have a Bachelor's Degree in any stream from a recognized university in India. 
  • They should have scored a minimum of 50% in their graduation. 





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