About SOA

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar declared u/s 3 of UGC Act, 1956 is a leading University in India offering professional programmes in the disciplines of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Dental Science, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Science, Biotechnology, Management, Law, Hotel Management and Agricultural Sciences. The university offers a vibrant atmosphere for teaching –learning, research & development and socially inclusive extension activities through all its undergraduate and post graduate programmes.The Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan is a leading Institution of higher learning in its chosen areas of concentration, preparing future generations through quality teaching and innovative research; and emerging as a comprehensive and socially inclusive University in the country for professional advancements in related disciplines. The following major proud achievements of the University reflect the right place for empowering students for a brighter future.

  • MHRD NIRF Ranking 2020: 20th in the university category, 34th in the engineering category, 23rd in the Medical Colleges, and 12th in Dental Colleges.
  • Ranked Internationally by Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020. Ranked in the 601-800 ranking bracket for the engineering programs, 29th amongst Indian Institutes. 
  • Granted with Graded Autonomy status by UGC
  • Swachh Campus: Ranked Third Nationally 
  • NAAC ‘A’ grade (2nd Cycle)
  • NBA and ICAR accredited programs. 

Faculty of Engineering & Technology is a constituent of S ‘O’A (DU) having fourteen departments with more than four hundred faculty members. The department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE) is continually working to provide quality research outputs in the areas of control system, power electronics, power system, Sustainable energy, signal & image processing etc was started in 2007 under the Institute of Technical Education and Research (ITER). The Department has been consistently producing quality Engineers since its inception. The alumni of the department are well placed in both the public and private sectors. In addition to the UG program, the department runs the PG program and Ph.D. program in different areas of specialization.