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In this era of globalisation, the education standards are rising just like the sun. Along with this, admission processes are becoming more dynamic. Catering to such needs, Sharda University is prominent in providing world-class education since 1966. With its SUAT exam, the institute is aiming to bring forth a single platform for admission. But what exactly is this exam? Let us understand the key features of the examination.

Sharda University Admission Test, popularly known as SUAT, is a comprehensive test with standardised structure similar to that of national or state-level exams. It is a common gateway to get enrollment at the Sharda University, India’s leading private institute in courses like BTech, BCA, Journalism, to name a few.

SUAT Exam 2021: Important Dates

Events Tentative Dates
Registration Begins  First week of June 2021
Admit Card June 2021
SUAT Exam Date 2021 June 2021
Result Date Last week of June 2021

Details of SUAT Exam

Event Details
Name of the Examination Sharda University Admission Test (SUAT)
Conducting Institute Sharda University, Greater Noida
Mode of Exam Online
Exam Format Objective-type Questions.
The exam clearly tests candidates’ critical thinking, analytical skills, language proficiency, and problem-solving abilities. 
Exam Sections The exam comprises of different section for the following discipline:

Undergraduate (PCM) – Physics, Chemistry, Maths, English Communication and General Aptitude
Undergraduate (Non-PCM): Quantitative Aptitude, English Communication, Logical Reasoning & Critical Thinking and General Awareness
Undergraduate (Bio): Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English Communication and General Aptitude
Postgraduate: Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning and General Awareness

Total Number of Questions 100
Marks for each Question 1
Negative Marking No
Exam Duration 90 minutes
Exam Application Fee ₹1,200/-
Mode of Application Fee Payment Applicants can choose from the following payment methods:
Online – Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card
Cash at Sharda University campus or regional offices
DD in favour of Sharda University payable at Greater Noida

Note: At the back of the DD write your name, father’s name, contact number and course opted and send it to – Admission Cell, Sharda University, Plot No. 32-34, Knowledge Park III, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh – 201306

Courses Offered under the SUAT Exam

Here is a list of undergraduate and postgraduate courses for which SUAT is applicable:

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BE/ BTech Bachelor of Visual Arts
BBA BSc (Hons) in all disciplines
BCA BA (Hons) in all disciplines
Integrated BBA + MBA MBA
Integrated BTech + MBA MCA
BCom Bachelor of Fashion Design
MTech Journalism and Mass Communication 
Integrated Law Integrated BCA + MCA

Exempted Courses

Candidates who are national or state-level exam rank holders are exempted from SUAT, as specified below:

Stream  National/State Exam Rank
Engineering  JEE – Main/ SUAT Rank < 3,00,000
Engineering  UPSEE/SUAT Rank < 50,000
Law  CAT/LSAT/SUAT Valid Score Card
Architecture NATA only  NATA qualified
MBBS UPCMET only Valid Score Card
BDS UPCAT only Valid Score Card

Exam Eligibility Criteria

In order to get admission into various courses at Sharda University, there are certain eligibility criteria that students are required to fulfil. Below mentioned are the requirements for admissions into undergraduate and postgraduate courses:

Undergraduate Courses

  • Candidate should have completed 10+2 from a recognised board of education.
  • For courses like BTech/BE/BSc candidates are required to study Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
  • Moreover, the candidate is required to have secured 50% or above.
  • The minimum age of the candidate should be 17 years as on December 31, 2021.

Postgraduate Courses

  • Candidate should have completed a bachelor’s degree in relevant stream with a score of 60% or above.
  • Those candidates who are in their final year of graduation are eligible, however, their admission will be conditional and confirmed upon reception of final exam scores.
  • Also, applicants must have qualified in national-level tests like NET, GATE.
  • For the MBA program, the candidate is required to have a valid score of 65 percentile and above in CAT/XAT and 75 percentile and above in MAT.
  • There is no upper age limit for applicants

SUAT Admission Process

Here is a step by step guide SUAT procedure:

STEP 1 – Confirm your specialisation and generate your System ID and proceed to payment.S

STEP 2 – Once you have filled the online application form, you will receive a confirmation mail from Sharda University containing booking links, your user id, system id and password.

STEP 3 – By using the above credentials, candidates will log in and book the exam slots of their choice by selecting the exam city, state, centre, test date and time slot.

STEP 4 – Candidates reports at the centre on their selected date and time with a copy of their hall ticket along with a government-issued ID proof.

STEP 5 – Centre verifies the candidates based on their hall ticket, ID card, and attendance roasters of that centre. Further candidates’ have to sign on the attendance roaster and this allows them to log in and start their exam.

STEP 6 – SUAT exam results will be communicated through an official e-mail.

STEP 7 – Successful candidates are called for Personal Interviews and Group Discussion (incase of MBA candidates).

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Hopefully, this blog has helped you to become familiar with the key aspects of the SUAT exam. Getting admission in your desired course in one of the top universities in the world is a dream come true. Take this opportunity, to reach out to our counsellors at Leverage Edu who can help you carve out your pathway to further study abroad as well as select the right place to kickstart your career.

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