Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Admission Test (SAAT), a national level online entrance test is conducted by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan every year to select bright students from different parts of our country. The test is being conducted for different programs offered in different constituent institutes / schools of Siksha 'O' Anusandhan. SAAT-2017, the ninth edition of this entrance test, will be held between 22nd - 25th April 2017 at 62 centers across 40 cities of India, except for medical & dental programmes (UG & PG). The test is primarily a multiple choice type written test and the standard of the test is comparable with any other national level entrance test. Short listed candidates will be called to attend an open counselling for admission into various programmes of SOA. Another feature of this entrance test is that the candidates with diploma in engineering/ technology/ pharmacy and hotel management are eligible for admission into regular courses under lateral entry scheme through SAAT-2017