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Siksha O Anusandhan University

Bhubaneswar, Odisha | Ratings: 3.5/5 (42 votes) - Add Review
Established : 1996 | Accredited/Approved : UGC | Affiliated : Deemed University

Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University, shortly known as SOA University, situated in Bhubaneswar, was bought up in 1996. The University is one of the foremost institutions of advanced learning in its chosen areas of attentiveness, making future generations through excellent education and innovative research. It will appear as a wide-ranging and socially inclusive university in the country for professional progression in related disciplines.

  • This University is a Deemed University and was reaccredited by NAAC with an 'A' grade (the highest grade under the old system) in 2015 for five years.
  • It has been ranked as the 33rd-best National Institution and the 20th-best Best National University.
  • This institute has been ISO 9001:2000 certification by URS, the United Kingdom, in providing quality specialized education by matching the future generation candidates.
  • This University has an excellent track record in campus placement.
  • And they impart the scholarship to deserving and needy students.

This institute has an INDUSTRY COLLABORATION that has signed an MoU with reputed organizations such as Infosys for Campus Connect Programs, Wipro for Task 10X, Hexaware for Centre for Excellence, and Mind Tree for Gyanbrukshya as trusted academic partners.

A few of the events are the National Seminar on  Advanced & Innovative Technology for Transforming Healthcare (AITTH-2016) conducted by the International Conference on Smart Materials & Application and the National Discussion on the Role of Microalgae in Wastewater Treatment. And also leads MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH CELL to promote research and consultancy and has undertaken several activities.

This University strongly prefers NCC, NSS, Yoga, Sports, Art, and Culture as Extracurricular Activities.

Near the college, students can find CAFÉ Coffee Day, Domino’s Pizza, Parks, etc., where they can hang out and have fun with their friends.


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NAAC A-grade



College type


Short Name




Gender accepted



Biju Patnaik University of Technology


Khageswar Pradhan


Amit Banerjee

University Type

Deemed to be University

Campus Area

200 Acres

Engineering Rating


No. of Students

10288 Students

No. of Faculties

1413 Faculties


ISO 9001:2000 Certification

Hostel Fee

Boys - INR 44K - 47K
Girls - INR 44K - 47K


2016 - 16th rank in NIRF by the Ministry of Human Resource
2017 - 20th in NIRF by the MHRD

Courses Offered

B.Sc., M.Sc.
B.Pharm, M.Pharm
B.Tech, M.Tech
MTTM (Master of Tourism and Travel Management)
MHTM (Master of Hospitality and Tourism Management)

Entrance Exam

B.Pharm - SAAT
M.Pharm - SAAT, GPAT


Khandagiri Square, Bhubaneswar Odisha

Courses Fees and Hostel:

Facilities are good and are worth paying for; they provide every facility required for students to feel comfy and not feel homesick. The wardens are so concerned, and they take care of students very well. Students should bring any complaints or concerns to wardens and, in the worst case, be taken to the supervisor.

The hostel is equipped with modern facilities and amenities; students must use it to the best of their abilities to be satisfied. Rooms are furnished with and without attached bathrooms based on that, and the hostel fee has to be paid.

The food provided in a mess is pretty good, and it can be eaten every day well cooked, with less oil usage, and healthy.

SOA offers various courses from UG and PG.

This University has nine departments or colleges

  • Centre for Biotechnology
  • Institute of Agricultural Sciences
  • Institute of Business and Computer Studies
  • Institute of Dental Sciences
  • Institute of Medical Sciences and Sum Hospital
  • Institute of Technical Education and Research
  • School of Hotel Management
  • School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • SOA National Institute of Law
  • Sum Nursing College
Course Duration Fee per year (in Rs.)
Master of Technology (M.Tech) 2 1,28,000/-
Master of Science (M.Sc) 2 75,000/-
Master of Computer Applications (MCA) 3 1,28,000/-
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2 2,68,000/-
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) 4 2,29,000/-
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) 3 1,49,000/-
Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) 4 1,30,000/-
Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT) 4 75,000/-
Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) 3 2,29,000/-
Bachelor of Business Administration  (BBA) 3 98,000/-
Bachelor Of Business Administration + Bachelor Of Law [B.B.A+L.L.B] 5 98,000/-


The placement department takes care of placement drives; they are active and focused enough to fulfill students’ dreams of getting placed in their dream company. Training sessions are held for students to develop their technical skills, interpersonal skills, and all-around skills, essential for them to clear the interviews.

Before the drives, students are informed about the company. There will also be pre-placement talks, filtering students, and then the interview process takes place. The internship programs are conducted to get an idea of the company or organization's work.

  • Btech total intake 2400 placed student 1600
  • MBA intake 350+  placed 200+
  • MCA intake 70 placed 50

SOAU Course fee structure

BE/BTech - Civil Engineering 916000 4 years
BE/BTech - Computer Science Engineering 916000 4 years
BE/BTech - Electrical and Electronics Engineering 916000 4 years
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SOAU Campus Facilities/Infrastructure


Placement Statistics

2.5 Lacs per annum
14 Lacs per annum

SOAU Placements and Companies visited


Asked question

I want to know the admission criteria for the B-Tech program at SOAU.
Asked by Shubham Dey
replied on 07-May-2024 11:32:14

If you are interested in B-Tech admissions at SOAU, you must have passed the 10+2 board exams, and appearing in the SAAT/ JEE Main entrance exam is mandatory.  

Can you tell me the selection criteria for eligibility for B-Tech admissions at SOAU?
Asked by Shubham Dey
replied on 30-Apr-2024 12:51:50

To qualify for the B-Tech program at SOAU, the applicants must have passed 10+2, followed by SAAT or JEE Main scores. The University will consider academic merit and the basis of the entrance exam.       

Who can apply for B-Tech program at SOAU?
Asked by SomilKumar
replied on 25-Apr-2024 12:26:13

Those who have passed 10+2 board exams in the science stream with a minimum of 50% marks followed by SAAT or JEE Main scores. The application mode is accepted online and offline based on the convenience of the applicants.  

What are the eligibility criteria for the B.Sc. program at SOAU?
Asked by Sudarsan Meher
replied on 15-Apr-2024 08:19:48

Eligible candidates must have passed the 10+2 examination with at least 50% marks in aggregate and 45% for SC/ ST candidates. The minimum age limit to apply for admission is 17 years.

How can I apply for LLB program at Siksha O Anusandhan University?
Asked by Nishant dubey
replied on 01-Apr-2024 11:30:12

Students who have completed their graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 45% can apply for LLB Hons.  

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Khandagiri Square, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

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