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What is SAAT ? <p>Siksha &lsquo;O&rsquo; Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT) is conducted by Siksha &#39;O&#39; Anusandhan University (SOAU), Bhubaneswar for taking admission to various under graduate and post graduate programs. SAAT is held at 72 centers across 50 cities of India.</p>

How to apply for SAAT ? <p>Candidates can apply online.</p>

What are the items that can be taken inside SAAT examination hall? <p>Candidates should bring their own black / blue ball pens, HB pencils for writing and blackening the circles. Books, printed papers (other than their Admit Cards), manuscripts, or electronic gadgets such as mobile phones, cell phones and electronic diary calculators etc, should not be taken into the examination hall.</p>

When will I get my Admit Card? <ul> <li>Admit card will be sent by speed post about 10 days prior to the entrance. Candidate can also download their Admit cards from the University website.</li> <li>The candidate is required to produce a valid identity proof (as mentioned in the application form and Admit Card) along with printed Admit Card.</li> <li>Candidates must preserve the admit card till the admission process is over.</li> </ul>

Should I upload my photograph and signature? <p>You need to upload the Photo (File size less than 30KB and .jpg file format) and Signature (File size less than 15KB and .jpg file format) as and when prompted by the system during the online application form filling process.</p>

Do I need to post my application and attachments? <p>No, Not Necessary.</p>

What details will be mentioned in the Admit Card? <p>The admit card will contain the following details: Name of the candidate Test date Test City &amp; Centre address User ID / Registration Number PWD/DA status.</p>

I forgot my application number, how do I download my admit card? <p>It can be downloaded by submitting e&shy;mail id and DoB. However, check the confirmation page of the application form, the required number will be given there.</p>

What do the candidates need to bring to the exam centre? <p>&nbsp;The candidate is required to bring following at the examination centre:-</p> <ul> <li>Admit Card along with passport size photograph affixed on it;</li> <li>One Post Card Size Photograph affixed on the proforma and</li> <li>One passport size photograph to be affixed on attendance sheet. Candidates are advised not to bring any other item at the examination centres. There will not be any arrangement for safe keeping of any material at the centre.</li> </ul>

What is the eligibility criteria for SAAT (M.Sc Nursing)? <p>Passed B.Sc. Nursing (Basic/Post Basic) Degree with 55% aggregate from an Institution recognized by Indian Nursing Council with a minimum of one year experience either in teaching or clinical area but they should be registered in State Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife.</p>

I have completed my graduation through a correspondence course. Am I eligible for the course? <p>No, Candidates pursuing degree examination by part time / correspondence course are not eligible for the course.</p>

Will there be any breaks during the exam? <p>No, there will be no scheduled breaks during the test but candidates are allowed to go to the restroom by raising their hand to inform the test centre administrator. Note that the on-screen timer will continue running during restroom breaks.</p>

What is the age limit for a student who wishes to apply for the M.Sc Nursing in Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University ? <p>There is no minimum age bar for the student to apply For the M.Sc. Nursing course at Siksha &#39;O&#39; Anusandhan University .</p>

What about the duration of M.Sc.Nursing course? <p>Duration of course is Two years.</p>

How do I know when the exam time has ended? <p>There will be an on-screen timer on the top right corner of your screen which will count down from 2 hours . Candidates are advised to check this timer regularly and allocate their time carefully. A pop-up window will appear before the exam ends to alert candidates.</p>

Are diploma holders eligible to apply for the program? <p>No. Diploma holders are not eligible to apply for the program.</p>

For how long is the SAAT(M.Sc.Nursing) score valid? <p>The SAAT(M.Sc.Nursing) score is valid for just one year.</p>

Which branches of M.Sc.Nursing are offered by Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University? <p>At Siksha &#39;O&#39; Anusandhan University, we offer M.Pharm in :-<br /> <strong>M.Sc.Nursing Programmes (2 years) in : Specialization</strong></p> <ul> <li>Medical &amp; Surgical Nursing, &nbsp;</li> <li>Community Health Nursing, &nbsp;</li> <li>Psychiatric Nursing, &nbsp;</li> <li>Paediatric Nursing, &amp;</li> <li>Obstetric &amp; Gynaecological Nursing.</li> </ul>

What is the fee structure for M.Sc.Nursing program at Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University ? <p>SAAT M.Sc.Nursing Annual Fee is 90,000/- p.a.</p>

What is the Refund Rules of Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University ? <ul> <li>The University shall refund the paid fees as per the following rules :</li> <li>If a candidate withdraws his/her admission after the counselling and before the classes starts dates (as notified to the students),the candidate will be refunded all fees paid after deducting the processing fees of ` 1,000/-.</li> <li>Any candidate withdrawing his/her admission after commencement of classes, no refund will be made.</li> <li>For refund the candidate / parent have to submit a written application addressed to the Director (Admissions), Siksha &lsquo;O&rsquo; Anusandhan University along with the original University registration card. The bank account details (for RTGS) of the candidate only is required to be filled in a form available with the Admission Cell and submit along with the photocopy of the front page of the passbook and the original money receipt fo the all the fees paid.</li> <li>The refund information given above is indicative and the University reserved the right to make changes.</li> </ul>

What are the important documents need to be submitted at the time of COUNSELLING - CUM - ADMISSION? <p>ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS TO BE BROUGHT ON THE DAY OF THE COUNSELLING - CUM - ADMISSION.</p> <ul> <li>Admit card of SAAT</li> <li>Rank Card of SAAT</li> <li>Proof of Identity</li> <li>Original Date of Birth Certificate / 10th certificate</li> <li>Original School / College Leaving Certificate &nbsp;</li> <li>+2 Certificate</li> <li>+2 Mark Sheet and 10th Mark Sheet</li> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree Certificate (for MCA / M.Tech. / M.Pharm. / M.Sc. Nursing / M.Sc. All / MBA / MHA / MHM / MTTM)</li> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree Mark Sheet (for MCA / M.Tech. / M.Pharm. / M.Sc. Nursing / M.Sc. All / MBA / MHA / MHM / MTTM)</li> <li>Bank Draft: A fee of ` 30,000/- in the form of a demand draft drawn from any nationalized bank in favour of Siksha &lsquo;O&rsquo; Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, payable at Bhubaneswar.</li> <li>Any other relevant certificate as mentioned in thisBrochure.</li> <li>Two sets of attested photocopy of all original documents.</li> <li>Four recent passport size coloured photographs</li> <li>Caste Certificate in the prescribed format along with original caste certificate.</li> </ul>

Do my parents need to accompany me when I come for counselling? <p>No, it is not mandatory for your parents to be come with you.&nbsp;</p>

In this university for M.Sc.Nursing programme its recognized by UGC or by AICTE? <p>SIKSHA &lsquo;O&rsquo; ANUSANDHAN UNIVERSITY all the institutes and programmes are duly recognized by respective statutory bodies like National Board of Accreditation; Medical CounciI of India; Dental Council of India; Pharmacy CounciI of India; Indian Nursing Council; Odisha Nurses and Mid-wifery Council, Govt. of Odisha; AICTE;Ministry of Health &amp; Family Welfare, Govt. of India; Bar Council of India; ICAR, Govt. of India; etc.<br /> ISO 9001:2008 Certification by URS, United Kingdom in testimony to our commitment towards imparting quality research and professional education matching with aspirations of future generation.</p>

How To Download My Seat Allotment Order? <p>The provisional seat allotment order of candidates can be downloaded from official website after web counseling option entry.</p>

Is the University NAAC accredited? <p>SIKSHA &lsquo;O&rsquo; ANUSANDHAN UNIVERSITY is a Deemed University declared Under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 (Govt. of India). Accredited by NAAC of University Grants Commission (UGC) with &lsquo;A&rsquo; Grade with CGPA 3.35.</p>

Can I take back the original documents with me? <p>Your original documents will be retained by the University until the completion of your course. We will however give you an acknowledgement for your original documents.</p>

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