Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University - SOA Bhubaneswar Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University is a Deemed to be University College and it was established in 1996 and accredited by UGC, AICTE, NAAC. Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University offers 112 courses in Pharmacy, Vocational, Hotel Management, Science, Management streams. Popular courses are B.Pharm, BSc+MSc, MDS, MHM, PhD. The placement record of the college varies from stream to stream. Highest package was 18 Lacs in 2020 academic year.

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) Approved by : UGC, AICTE, NAAC
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College Type
Deemed to be University
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Max. Package
INR 18 L
Fee Range
INR 72 K - 30 Lacs
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Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar Overview

Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University

Siksha 'O' Anusandhan (SOA), formerly Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University, is a private deemed to be university located at Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. The university is composed of nine degree-granting schools and colleges and has a student body of around 10,000. Many of SOA's programs are nationally accredited, including engineering, medicine, pharmacy, business, nursing, biotechnology, science, humanities, environment, nanotechnology, materials science, agriculture and law.

  • SOA is a NAAC accredited Deemed to be University situated in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. 

  • SOA was granted greater autonomy (graded autonomy) by the UGC in 2018, one of the few to be granted so in India.

  • These NIRF rankings also ranked SOA as the 32nd Best National Institution in the engineering category (2019), the 24th best in the University Category and the 19th best in the Medical Category.

  • SOA Only Higher Educational Institution in Odisha to be listed within first 40 overall and first 25 in the University Category  under NIRF (MHRD) Ranking 2018

  • 3 Engineering Programmes Accredited by the prestigious Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET), USA

  • 5 engineering departments of SOA are NBA accredited

  • [Cycle 2] Re-Accredited by NAAC with A grade on 16th November 2015 for a period of 5 years with CGPA of 3.35.

  • [Cycle 1] Accredited by NAAC with A grade on 30th September 2009 for a period of 5 years

  • Ranked 16th best in University category of NIRF by the Ministry of Human Resource Development through its NIRF India Rankings 2016

  • Ranked 20th best in University category of NIRF and 33rd Overall, putting it above all NITs, by the MHRD through its NIRF India Rankings 2017

Awards & Recognitions for School of Hotel Management

  • Only AICTE Approved Hotel Management College in Odisha

  • Accredited by NAAC.

  • Top Hotel Management Institute of India by Competition Success Review (CSR) 2013,14 & 15

  • “A+++” India’s Top Pvt. Hotel Management Institute by the Pioneer, New Delhi in 2013

  • “Education Leadership Award” at 6th DNA(Daily News & Analysis) & Stars of the Industry Group’s Innovative B-School Awards

  • Brand Academy Education excellence award 2014 New Delhi by Brands Academy

  • Torchbearer Institution of India Tourism award 2017 by ReTHINK INDIA

SOA Top Courses & Fees Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University Courses

B.Tech 14 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 2.29 Lacs - 2.35 Lacs
BSc 3 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 1.1 Lacs - 1.65 Lacs
BHMCT 2 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 75 K - 85 K
BBA 2 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 85 K - 1 Lacs
B.Pharm 2 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 1.3 Lacs
BBA+LLB 1 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 1.1 Lacs
BDS 1 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 5.5 Lacs
MBBS 1 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 17.9 Lacs
LLB 1 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 85 K
BCA 1 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 1 Lacs
BSc+MSc 1 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 85 K
BA+LLB 1 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 1.1 Lacs
MSc 22 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 1.25 Lacs
MD 20 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 30 Lacs
MDS 9 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 7.5 Lacs - 10 Lacs
MBA 6 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 85 K - 2.75 Lacs
MS (Surgery) 5 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 19.8 Lacs - 30 Lacs
M.Tech 5 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 1.3 Lacs
M.Pharm 5 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 1.38 Lacs
MCA 2 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 1.3 Lacs
MHM 1 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 78 K
LLM 1 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 1.1 Lacs
PhD 6 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 72 K - 1.02 Lacs

SOA,Bhubaneswar Rankings


  • SOA-QS
    • Ranked in 2020
  • SOA-Outlook
    • Ranked in 2019


    • Ranked in 2019


  • SOA-Times Higher Education
    • Ranked in 2020
    • Ranked in 2019


  • SOA-The Week
    • Ranked in 2019

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SOA,Bhubaneswar Placement and Salary Trends

  • Total Offers
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  • Highest Domestic Package
    18 Lacs
  • Max Package
    INR18 L

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Top Recruiting Companies in Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University SOA Recruitments

  • Wipro

  • Infosys

  • Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

  • IndusInd Bank

  • Just Dial

  • Indigo

  • Collabera Technologies

  • Capital Via

  • IBS Software Services

  • Hexaware


  • Amazon

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-ARDHENDU BANERJEE Updated on July 02, 2020 10:28 AM
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Sakunth Kumar, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

Shiksha 'O' Anusandhan University is one of the top universities in India. The university offers the best placement assistance. Top recruiters across the country visit SOA campus to hire students. The quality of education is good at SOA as the faculty are experienced and skilled. In order to get admission in SOA, you will have to appear for the SAAT entrance exam. Separate merit list for all qualifying candidates shall be prepared on the basis of SAAT.

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FAQs about SOA

Is SOA, Bhubaneswar recognized by the UGC?

Yes, SOA, Bhubaneswar is recognized by the UGC.

What is the NIRF ranking for SOA , Bhubaneswar ?

The NIRF Ranking for SOA , Bhubaneswar are as follows :
In 2019 for Medical : 21 .
In 2019 for Engineering : 32 .

Is SOA , Bhubaneswar a government college?

SOA , Bhubaneswar is Deemed to be University college.

When was the college , SOA , Bhubaneswar established ?

SOA , Bhubaneswar was established in the year 1996.

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    SOA University, Campus, Khandagiri Marg, 2, Sum Hospital Rd, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751030