Siksha O Anusandhan Info

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan, located in Bhubaneswar, Odisha state is deemed to be University, with world-class infrastructure. Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) implements Outcome-based education and Project Based Learning through a new Engineering curriculum, specially designed with the active participation of popular National/International Universities and renowned Leaders of Industry.

Through their initiatives, SOA has been able to impact society at large and ensures to have a social component in all the Projects to help the underprivileged in some form or the other.

SOA has been adjudged as the third cleanest Campus in the Swachh Campus Ranks 2018 in the residential technical institutions in the country by MHRD.  SOA offers various programs in major Branches of Engineering/Management/Science etc., SOA conducts a national level Entrance Test every year for admission into different Programmes offered in their Constituent Institutes/Colleges/Schools.  However, admissions to various Programmes like MBBS/BDS/MD/MS/MDS are through the National Common Entrance Test (NEET/DGHS).

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan deemed to be University, Odisha -Key highlights




Type of University/Institute

Private, Co-education and Non-minority deemed to be University

Accreditation/Recognitions/ Rankings

Accredited by NAAC with A++ Grade


Recognised by UGC

NIRF 2022 – 16TH in the University Category

QS International World University Ranking 1-35 Band

Programs Offered

Undergraduate/Postgraduate/Ph.D in Engineering/Management/Law/Medical/Pharmacy/Nursing/Computer Applications/Science/Agriculture/Hotel Management

Admission Criteria

Based on merit in the qualifying examination plus rank/score obtained in the SAAT.  Various National Common Entrance Tests relevant to the programs are also considered for admission.

Mode of application



2022 Highest Package of Rs.42.0 LPA/CTC

2022 Number of Recruiters visited 164

Top Recruiters

Amazon, HCL, Godrej, Accenture, Deloitte, KPMG, Cognizant, L&T, Microsoft, Bharat Biotech, DELL, DCB Bank

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan, Odisha – Schools/Faculties

The following table depicts various Schools functioning in SOA Deemed to be universities.


Details of the Faculty

ITER (Institute of Technical Education and Research)

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

IMS & SUM (Institute of Medical Science and SUM Hospital)

Faculty of Medical Sciences

IBCS (Institute of Business and Computer Sciences)

Faculty of Management Sciences

IDS (institute of Dental Sciences)

Faculty of Dental Sciences

SPS (School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

SNC (SUM Nursing College)

Faculty of Nursing

SHM (School of Hotel Management)

Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management

IAS (Institute of Agriculture Sciences)

Faculty of Agriculture Sciences

IUS & AII (Institute of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry)

Faculty of Veterinary Sciences

SNIL (SOA National Institute of Law)

Faculty of Legal Studies

SOA Deemed to be University, Odisha – Popular Programmes

Under graduation/Post, graduation/Research Programmes in Engineering/Sciences/Management/ Pharmacy/Computer Applications are popular Programmes that are offered in SOA deemed to be University, Odisha.

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University – Infrastructure Facilities

  • A Library with abundant e-Journals, electronic Periodicals, and books for all courses.
  • Department Library facility.
  • All classrooms are well-ventilated with all infrastructural facilities and ICT enabled
  • In-campus Hostels for Boys and Girls separately
  • A sports complex with all facilities
  • Laboratories for all faculties
  • A Cafeteria
  • Conference Hall with ICT enabled
  • Auditorium
  • Convenience shops
  • ATM/Bank facilities
  • Medical and Hospital facility
  • A gym/fitness studio

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University– Reviews

Overall rating: 4.4 out of 5.0 with the following break-up of major components:



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Return on Investment


Industry Exposure


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Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University, Odisha  – FAQs and Answers

1Q.  Is Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University, Odisha recognized/approved? If so, details, please?

A. Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University has the following approvals/recognitions/rankings:

Accredited by NAAC ‘A++’ Grade (3rd Cycle)

Accredited by ICAR (Indian Council of Agriculture Research)

Recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) Government of India

Accredited by NBA (National Board of Accreditations)

Accredited by NABL (National Accreditation Board of Laboratories)

Accredited by ABET (Accreditation Board of Engineering & Technology)

Accredited by NABH (National Accreditation Board of Hospitals & Health Care

NIRF 2022 Rankings – 16th in the University Category

NIRF 2022 Rankings – 27th in the Engineering Category

NIRF 2022 Rankings – 18th in the Medical Category

NIRF 2022 Rankings – 9th in the Dental Category

NIRF 2022 Rankings – 45th in the Research Category

QS International the World University Ranks 2022 -1-35 Band

2Q. What are the Programmes offered by SOA, Odisha?

A. Following are the Programmes offered by SOA, Chennai:

    Undergraduate/Postgraduate in the following streams:

  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Architecture
  • Medical
  • Pharmacy
  • Science
  • Law
  • Agriculture
  • Nursing
  • Arts
  • Commerce

3Q. What are the Common Entrance Tests considered for admission to various programmes in SOA, Odisha?

A. Following Common Entrance Tests (CETs) are considered for admission to various programmes in SOA, Odisha:

Sikha O Anusandhan Admission Test. GATE/CAT/MAT/XAT/GMAT/NEET relevant to the Programme chosen by the candidate are also considered. 

4Q. What is the status of SOA, Odisha?

A. SOA, Odisha is a Private, Co-education and Christian Minority deemed to be University status.

5Q. What are the advantages /pros of selecting Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University for admission?

A. Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan, a deemed to be University popularly known as SOA, with its 25 years of experience in the field of higher education has now emerged as the best academic edifice, setting new horizons in the field of higher education in India, especially in the Eastern part.

Over the years SOA, Bhubaneswar, Odisha has been roiling out Professionals in diverse fields providing their enhanced skills and knowledge through their highly qualified and experienced faculty to meet the challenges and requirements in different sectors.

SOA offers 24 Under Graduate and 67 Post Graduate, 15 Post Master, Ph.D., and Post-Doctoral programs in Engineering and Technology, Management, Medical sciences, Dental sciences, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biotechnology, Hospital Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Law, and Agricultural Sciences.

SOA deemed to be University is striving hard with its vision to become a leading institution of Higher Education in all its chosen areas to prepare future generations through quality Teaching and Innovative Research.

All the above factors turn favorable for students to choose SOA Deemed to be University for pursuing his/her dream Course/Programme.

  • Approved By MCI
  • Accredited By NBA
  • Recognized By UGC
  • Approved By AICTE

University Ranking
YEAR - 2022
Medical Ranking
YEAR - 2021
Engineering Ranking
YEAR - 2022
Over All Ranking
YEAR - 2022

  • Computer Lab
  • Lab
  • Auditorium
  • Gym
  • Girls Hostel
  • Boys Hostel
  • Medical
  • Sports
  • Cafetaria
  • Library
  • Transport

Course Category Course Fee Eligibility Exams Accepted
B.E / B.Tech Engineering Rs. 9,16,000.00 Candidate required to pass 10+2 with 50% or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry). JEE Main
M.E / M.Tech Engineering Rs. 3,00,000.00 Candidates who have completed their BE/BTech degree holders in Engineering in any field. GATE
Ph.D Engineering Rs. 75,000.00 Candidates should pass post graduation degree from recognized university.
MBA Management Rs. 6,00,000.00 Bachelors’ degree of minimum 3-Years after 10+2 examination, from a recognized board CAT, GMAT, MAT, XAT
Ph.D(Management) Management Rs. 75,000.00 Candidates should pass post graduation degree from recognized university.
BBA (Hons) Management Rs. 3,00,000.00 10+2 or equivalent level with English as one of the subjects.
Integrated MBA Management Rs. 7,50,000.00 10+2 examination with a minimum of 60% aggregate.
BBA LLB (Hons) Integrated Law Rs. 5,50,000.00 Class 12th Board Exams with 50% aggregate marks.
BA LLB (Hons) Integrated Law Rs. 5,50,000.00 Class 12th Board Exams with 50% aggregate marks
Ph.D in Law Law Rs. 75,000.00 Candidates should pass post graduation degree from recognized university.
L.L.B Law Rs. 2,55,000.00 12th or equivalent qualification
L.L.M Law Rs. 1,10,000.00 LLB or Bachelor of Law with minimum 50% aggregate marks
M.B.B.S Medical Rs. 98,45,000.00 Passed 12th with Physics, Chemistry Biology from a recognised institute.
B.Sc. Medical Rs. 2,55,000.00 Class 12th in Science stream with 50% marks.
M.Sc. Medical Rs. 2,50,000.00 Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline.
B.D.S Medical Rs. 19,75,000.00 10+2 qualifying exam or an equivalent degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate from a recognised institute.
M.D.S Medical Rs. 30,00,000.00 Bachelor of Dental Science from an MCI affiliated and recognized Dental college of India.
Ph.D Medical Rs. 75,000.00 Candidates should pass post graduation degree from recognized university.
MD Medical Rs. 2,55,000.00 MBBS from a recognized University.
DM Medical - Candidates who are willing to do this course must have a minimum aggregate score of 55% at the level of post graduate.
M.S Medical - MBBS degree from a medical college recognized by MCI.
M.Ch Medical - MS (Master of Surgery), MD (Doctor of Medicine) or any other postgraduate degree recognized by the Medical Council of India,
Ph.D Pharmacy Rs. 75,000.00 Candidates should pass post graduation degree from recognized university.
B.Pharm Pharmacy Rs. 6,00,000.00 Class 12 board exams with 50% aggregate marks from a recognised board.
M.Pharm Pharmacy Rs. 3,00,000.00 50% or equivalent CGPA in their Bachelor of Pharmacy or BPharmacy course from a recognized university or college from PCI (Pharmacy Council of India).
MCA Computers Rs. 3,00,000.00 Graduation in computer applications, computer science, or related field with a minimum of 50% marks obtained at the UG level.
BCA Computers Rs. 3,00,000.00 10+2 in any relevant stream with English as a mandatory subject.
M.Sc. Science Rs. 2,50,000.00 Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline.
Ph.D Nursing Science Rs. 75,000.00 Candidates should pass post graduation degree from recognized university.
B.Sc Agriculture Hons Science Rs. 6,80,000.00 10+2 in Science stream from a recognized educational board.
M.Sc Agriculture Science Rs. 2,50,000.00 Completed graduation in Agriculture, Horticulture, or Forestry from a recognized institute with a minimum of 50% marks.
Ph.D. Agriculture Science Rs. 75,000.00 Candidates should pass post graduation degree from recognized university.
Integrated M.Sc Science - Candidates need to complete their 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized board.
M.Sc Nursing Science Rs. 2,50,000.00 Bsc nursing or its equivalent degree.
Post Basic B.Sc in Nursing Science Rs. 2,20,000.00 A certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery and registered as R.N.R.M (Registered Nurse Registered Midwife) with the State Nurses Registration Council.
Ph.D Science Rs. 75,000.00 Candidates should pass post graduation degree from recognized university.
B.Sc Nursing Science Rs. 3,40,000.00 10+2.
Ph.D in Hotel Management Hotel Management Rs. 75,000.00 Candidates should pass post graduation degree from recognized university.
BHMCT-LE Hotel Management Rs. 2,55,000.00 3 years DHMCT after the 10th standard of schooling or equivalent qualifications from any recognized College.
MHM Hotel Management - Graduation from a recognized university.
BHMCT Hotel Management Rs. 3,40,000.00 10+2 from a recognized board.
Ph.D Arts Rs. 75,000.00 Candidates should pass post graduation degree from recognized university.

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College Rating
Overall Rating
Recommends: 100%
Not Recommends: 0%
Infrastructure 4.3
Campus 4
Faculty 4
Industry Exposure 4.3
Placements 4.4
Affordability 4.3
College Reviews
A good University with all facilities.
Name: Sambit Patnaik | Batch of 2025 | Rating 4
Course: B.E / B.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering)
Recommends this college
It is situated in the khandagiri in Bhubaneswar. This university contains many branches but cse is the most popular branch in this university. All the teachers are well qualified and educated and always ready to help the needy ones. Hostel facilities are available in both ac and non acs. Job opportunity are very familiar with this university. If you study regularly you will get a good company like tech Mahindra, Infosys etc.
Infrastructure 4
Campus 3.8
Faculty 4
Industry Exposure 4
Placements 4
Affordability 3.5
Posted On: 16-Aug-2022
no 1 private college in Odisha
Name: amrutayan mishra | Batch of 2025 | Rating 5
Course: B.E / B.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering)
Recommends this college
studying here is a treat overall very good placements with an average salary of 7LPA hostels are clean and hygienic with a good mess overall experience is good faculty is very supportive and give individual attention to each and every student all sports facilities are available
Infrastructure 5
Campus 5
Faculty 5
Industry Exposure 5
Placements 5
Affordability 5
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