South Asian University Masters & Ph.D Admissions 2020:Apply by 14th March

This article covers: About the Institution, Schedule, Courses, Eligibility,Application Fee, Date & Centres of Exam, Previous Year Question Papers and Official Sample Papers.

About the Institution

South Asian University (SAU) is an international university established by the governments of the eight member nations of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) viz., Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The University, established with the aim of evolving a South Asian consciousness, offers Master’s and PhD level programmes in EconomicsComputer ScienceBiotechnologyApplied MathematicsSociologyInternational Relations and Legal Studies.

SAU attracts students from all member nations and its degrees are recognized by all the eight SAARC countries.

The University currently functions from its Akbar Bhawan campus in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. It will move to its 100-acre campus in Maidan Garhi, South Delhi soon.

Schedule for the SAU Admission 2020 is given below.

Event Dates
Last date for submitting filled application 14 Mar 2020
Availability of Admit Card 20 Mar 2020
Entrance Test 28-29 March 2020
Classes begin 27 July 2020

Courses and Seats available at SAU

The South Asian University is offers admission to below courses.

Master Level
No. of seats Ph.D Programmes No. of
M.A in
30 Ph.D. in
M.Sc in
Computer Sc.
30 Ph.D. in
Computer Sc.
M.Sc in Applied Mathematics 30 Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics 06
LLM (Master of Laws) 30 Ph.D. in
Legal Studies
M.Sc in
30 Ph.D. in
M.A in International Relations 30 Ph.D. in International Relations 06
MA in Sociology 30 Ph.D. in

Eligibility for Master Courses

  • A minimum of 15 years of education under the 10+2+3 pattern (i.e., 12 years of schooling + a 3 year degree) is essential.
  • Applicants who have earned a 4-year degree after 10+2 (12 years of schooling) are also eligible, though the Master’s level programme will still be of two years duration for them.
  • Applicants who have obtained a Bachelor’s degree in less than 15 years (e.g., under the 10+2+2 pattern) are not eligible for admission.
  • Applicants who have not yet completed the Bachelor’s degree course and are yet to appear for their last year/semester exam, may also apply for admission and appear in the Entrance Test.

Eligibility for Ph.D Courses

  • Applicants who have not completed their Master’s level course and are yet to appear for their last year/semester exam may also take the Entrance Test. However, their admission will be subject to their fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria of the aggregate percentage of marks at the Master’s level besides clearing the Entrance Test.
  • Please note that such candidates will not have any claim to admission if their results are not declared and their mark sheets are not available latest by 10 August 2020 which is the last date for admission with prior permission from the competent authority.

Application Fee

  • The fee for appearing in the Entrance Test is US $10 or INR 700.

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Exam Date of the Entrance Test

  • An Entrance Test will be conducted simultaneously throughout the SAARC region on 28 and 29 March 2020.

A student can register for as many tests as s/he pleases subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria and as long as the Entrance Test timings do not clash.

Exam Venue for the Entrance Test

Sample Papers of SAU Admission Entrance Test

Candidates can check and download the course wise question paper from below.

Master Level Programmes

Ph.D. Programmes

Important Links

  • To Apply for the South Asian University, Click Here
  • To Visit the Official Website of the South Asian University, Click Here

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