Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University (SOA) is a Deemed to be University located in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. Since its inception in 2007, the University offers various Graduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral programs in various disciplines. The University has eight constituent institutes offering various programs. The candidates can apply to these programs through Siksa ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT).
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Type of University
Deemed to be University
‘A’ Grade by NAAC
How to Reach
2.4 km from Bhubaneshwar Bus Stand
7 km from Bhubaneshwar Railway Station
18.1km Bhubaneshwar Airport
SOA Courses and Admission
The candidate must have done 10+2 with 45% marks in Physics and Mathematics and Chemistry/Computer Science/Information Technology/Biology.
The applicant must have done 10+2 with English as a compulsory subject along with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or its equivalent approved by PCI.
The applicant must have secured 45% inn10+2 in any stream.
B.Sc in Nursing (Basic)
The candidate is required to secure 45% marks in 10+2 with PCB and English.
B.Sc in Agriculture
The requirement is 50% marks in 10+2 for OBC and General categories having PCM/PCB.
The candidate must have done 10+2 or its equivalent in any stream.
The candidate must have done 10+2 with Mathematics.
B.A. LLB (Hons) and BBA LLB (Hons)
The candidate must have done 10+2 or its equivalent with minimum 45% marks.
Note:CLAT/LSAT qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test but they have to fill the form.
The candidate is required to secure 50% marks in B.Tech in relevant field or must hold B.Sc to apply.
Note: Admission will be made on the valid GATE or SAAT score.
The candidate must have done Graduation with 50% marks in any discipline with Mathematics.
Note: The candidates having Business Mathematics are not eligible.
The candidate must have done Graduation in any relevant field with minimum 55% marks from recognized University.
The candidate must possess B.Pharm Degree from any recognized University with 55% marks.
Note:GPAT qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test.
To apply, the candidate must have done Graduation in relevant field with 50% marks from recognized University.
The candidate should possess Bachelor degree in Law from any recognized University.
The candidate should have done B.Tech (Dairy Science/ Biotechnology), B.Sc (Forestry), B.Sc, B.Com, BBA from a recognized University securing 50% marks.
Lateral Entry in Engineering, Pharmacy and Hotel Management: To get admission into Lateral B.Tech, B.Pharm and BHMCT, the candidate should have done Graduation in relevant stream with minimum 45% marks.
- For MCA (lateral) program, the candidate should have done BCA or its equivalent with Mathematics securing 50% marks.
Note: 5% of relaxation is admissible for the reserved categories in every program.
SOA MBBS and BDS Admission
The University offers MBBS and MDS programs, to apply the candidate must have scored minimum required marks in 10+2 with relevant subjects and should have cleared National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).
SOA Ph.D. Admission
SOA offers full-time Ph.D. in various fields of Engineering, Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medical Sciences, etc., the candidate must have secured 6.75 or 7.75 CGPA or 60% marks in relevant discipline in order to apply to the doctoral programs.
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The scholarship was awarded to the meritorious students in the year 2014.
Obtaining more than 95% marks.
Scoring first class marks in 10th and 10+2.
Scoring first class marks in 10th/12th / Graduation.
Scoring first class marks in 10th, 12th, & Graduation or equivalent.
Obtaining more than 95% marks in 10th and 12th (MBBS)
Securing more than 90% marks in 10th and 12th (BDS).
Valid GATE/GPAT score and on the basis of merit list.
Lateral Entry (B.Tech)
Obtaining more than 90% marks
Placement Record (2016)
- In the year 2016, the University was ranked 16th in NIRF University category by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
- In the year 2017, the University was ranked 20th in NIRF University category by the MHRD.