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Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University, [SOAU] Bhubaneswar Admissions 2020

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Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan is a Deemed to be University which has ranked among 60 better performing institutions of higher learning in India. The University focuses on outcome-based education implemented through the new engineering curriculum developed with advice from internationally as well as nationally renowned professors. The Engineering curriculum at SOA has also implemented Project-Based Learning which allows the students to work on open-ended problems related to each course. The University also ranked as the third cleanest campus among technical institutions category (residential) in India by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development.

SOA University Admission 2020

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University admission to various UG, PG and Doctoral programmes are open for SOA University admission 2020. The University provides a variety of programmes in different disciplines from Medical and Engineering to Science and Law. For those students seeking admission at SOA University, it is mandatory to apply and appear for Siksha O Anusandhan Admission Test (SAAT) or equivalent qualifying examination. A separate merit list will be prepared for all qualifying applicants on the basis of SAAT. The eligibility criteria for admission to different programmes vary with respect to the discipline. However, the minimum eligibility criteria to the proposed courses will be the marks obtained in the last qualifying examination. Admission to various Medical, Dental programmes are conducted through NEET examination. Details regarding SOA application form 2020, SOA admission process, eligibility, admission criteria, etc are as follows.

SOA University Admission Contents

Courses Offered by SOA University

Different UG, PG and Doctoral programmes offered by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University are in the fields of Engineering, Medical, Dental, Management, Hotel Management, Pharmacy, Agriculture, Nursing, Law, General Sciences. The list of courses and specializations offered by SOA University are given below.

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
  • B.Sc (Nursing) (Post Basic)
  • B.Sc (Nursing) (Basic)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm), B.Pharm Lateral Entry
  • BCA (Bachelor of Computer Application)
  • Integrated Biotechnology (5 years)
  • B.Sc Agriculture
  • Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT)
  • MBA in Hospitality Management
  • BBA (H) in Hospital and Culinary Arts
  • BHMCT Lateral Entry
  • MCA, MCA Lateral Entry
  • BA. LLB (Hons) and BBA. LLB (Hons)
  • LLB (Hons) and LLM
  • MBA in Hospital Administration
  • MBA, BBA
Course Specialization
B.Tech, B.Tech Lateral Entry Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering
M.Tech Mechanical Engineering (Heat Power and Thermal Engineering), Electronics and Communication (Communication System Engineering), Electrical Engineering (Power Systems and Power Electronics), Computer Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering)
MD (Doctor of Medicine) TB and Chest, Radio-Diagnosis, Psychiatry, Physiology, Pharmacology, Pediatrics, Pathology, Microbiology, Immuno Hematology and Blood Transfusion, General Medicine, DVL, Community Medicine, Biochemistry, Anesthesia, Anatomy
MS (Master of Surgery) ENT, General Surgery, OBG, Opthalmology, Orthopedics
MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Oral Medicine and Radiology, Oral Maxillofacial Pathology and Microbiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Public Health Dentistry, Prosthodontics and Crown Bridge, Periodontics and Implantology, Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics
M.Pharm Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutics, Industrial Pharmacy
M.Sc (Agriculture) Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Plant Pathology, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Horticulture, Entomology, Crop Physiology, Agronomy, Agricultural Extension, Agriculture Economics,
M.Sc (Nursing) Psychiatric Nursing, Paediatric Nursing, Obstetric and Gynaecological Nursing, Medical and Surgical Nursing, Community Health Nursing
M.Sc (General Sciences) Physics, Nano Science and Nano Technology, Molecular Biology, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Mathematics, Information Technology, Electronics, Computer Science, Chemistry, Chemical Biology and Drug Design, Biotechnology, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Ph.D Engineering, Medical, Dental, Management, Pharmacy, Law, Agriculture, Biotechnology, Physics, Applied Mathematics and Computing, Theoretical and Mathematical Science, Environmental Sciences, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Biofuels and BioProcessing, Humanities and Social Sciences, Nano Science and Nanotechnology, Mathematics, Chemistry

SOA University Application Form 2020

Candidates seeking admission at SOA University are required to apply and appear for SAAT (Siksha O Anusandhan Admission Test) or equivalent qualifying examination.

  1. Visit the official website of SOA University.
  2. Click on the link provided for registration.
  3. Fill in all the details requested in the registration form.
  4. Details such as course interested, name, contact details, academic details, mode of examination, etc have to fill in the registration form.  
  5. Once all the information are given, submit the form.

Note: The given step-by-step application process is to avail SOA registration form. The University selects eligible candidates through different entrance tests such as JEE Main, SAAT, etc. Admission through JEE Main has been conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) in two phases. JEE Main admission form link can be obtained from SOA University website.  

SOA University Admission Fee

As per Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan academic fees 2019, the fee details for some of the courses are given below.

  • For Engineering admission, B.Tech academic fee is INR 2,35,000 per year. (B.Tech Lateral Entry- 2,29,000 per year, B.Tech NRI-3,35,000 per year).
  • INR 1,30,000 per year is the academic fee for M.Tech, MCA and MCA Lateral Entry.
  • The annual fee for MBA is INR 2,75,000 under SOA University fee structure.

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Admission Test- SAAT 2020

SAAT (Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Admission Test) is a national-level entrance examination conducted by SOA University for admission to different programmes at the University. The proposed entrance test takes place every academic year in order to select highly meritorious students from different parts of the country.

  • SAAT is primarily a multiple-choice type written examination.
  • Those who have shortlisted from SAAT 2020 will be called to attend counseling for admission.
  • Also, the test allows admission to various regular courses under lateral entry scheme for those who have completed Diploma in technology, engineering, pharmacy or hotel management.

How To Apply for SAAT 2020?

Eligible candidates can apply through Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Admission Test for SOA University admission 2020. The examination is conducted for admission to various UG, PG and other programmes. However, admission to MBBS, MS/ MD, MDS, and BDS will be done through NEET and is to be done through DGHS. The step-by-step process to obtain SAAT application form 2020 is as follows.

  1. Visit the University official website.
  2. Click on ‘Apply now (SAAT 2020)’ link.
  3. Go to the SAAT 2020 application form session.
  4. Enter the applicant details including contact details.
  5. Provide programme chosen, level of study, exam centre options, etc.
  6. Enroll State for examination, examination date, address, etc.
  7. Upload recent passport photograph (Size should not be more than 200kb).
  8. Submit the application form.

How to Fill the Application Form-SAAT 2020 Application Guidelines 

  • Check the eligibility criteria for each course before filling up the online application form.
  • Enter all the requested details carefully and complete the form as required and submit.
  • On the successful completion of application form, an acknowledgment will be intimated to the applicant’s Email ID or mobile number.
  • Make sure that the online application form has been completely and properly filled as incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • An application number will be generated after completing the form which can be used for future references. 

SAAT 2020 Admit Card

In a provided link, the admit card for SAAT 2020 will be available on University website on the appropriate date.

  1. Hall-ticket will be issued only to those applicants who have submitted application form completely before the specified deadline.
  2. The hall-ticket consists of candidate’s name, subject, programme, address of the applicant, test centre, test schedule, etc.
  3. Hall-tickets can be downloaded from 4th April through dashboard or candidates login.
  4. Candidates are requested to carefully examine the hall-ticket. Any variance in information should immediately be informed to the Admission Director.
  5. An applicant must keep the admit card till the admission process is over.

SOA University B.Tech and M.Tech Admission 2020

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan is a Deemed to be University that offers a vast variety of programmes in different fields such as Engineering, Medical, Management, Pharmacy, General Science, Agriculture, etc. Under the Engineering discipline, SOA University offers programmes such as B.tech, B.Tech Lateral Entry, and M.Tech.

SOA University B.Tech and M.Tech Eligibility

For B.Tech admission at SOA University, an applicant must have scored minimum marks in 12th or equivalent qualification with Mathematics and Physics as mandatory subjects along with any one of the following subjects.

  1. Computer Science, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Information Technology, Biology, Statistics, Informatics, Technical Vocational subject or any other subject as approved by the respective authority. 
  2. Candidates taking B.Tech admission through the Lateral Entry scheme must possess a three-year Diploma in Engineering with minimum marks percent. 
  3. Those who have passed B.Sc from a UGC recognized University are also eligible to apply for B.Tech Lateral Entry scheme.

Eligibility for B.Tech Lateral Entry Scheme

  • Diploma in Rural Technology or Civil Engineering is eligible for B.Tech Civil Engineering admission.
  • For Mechanical Engineering admission, an applicant must have passed Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Tool and Die Making, Automobile Engineering, Production, Drilling Technology, Plastic Engineering or Mechatronics.
  • For B.Tech  Electrical, Electrical and Electronics, Mechatronics, Electronics and Communication Engineering admission, the candidate must have studied Diploma in Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Electrical Engineering, EEE, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering or Electronics and Communication Engineering. 
  • To be eligible for Computer Science and Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology, an applicant must have passed Diploma in Computer Science and Engineering or Information Technology.
Course Eligibility Admission Criteria
B.Tech An applicant must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Mathematics and one optional subject with at least 45% marks (40% for SCT, ST) Admission will be based on merit and marks in JEE Main or equivalent test
B.Tech Lateral Entry Candidate must have a three-year Diploma in the relevant stream with at least 45% aggregate (40% in case of reserved category) Applicants are selected based on the marks obtained in the Diploma and entrance test results
M.Tech The applicant should possess a B.Tech, M.Sc or equivalent degree in the relevant field with minimum 50% marks (45% for reserved category) Candidates are selected based on merit and marks secured in GATE

SOA University MBA Admission 2020

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University offers 2 year MBA programme with different specializations. SOA MBA provides courses such as MBA, MBA in Hospitality Management (HM) and MBA in Hospital Administration (MHA). Details regarding MBA eligibility, admission criteria are given below.

SOA University MBA Eligibility

Admission to MBA programmes at SOA University requires at least three years of graduate degree in Commerce, Science or Arts such as BBA, B.Tech, BE, B.Pharm, MBBS, B.Sc Agricultural, BHMS, BVSC, BCA, BHMCT, BPT, BDS or BAMS. Also, an applicant must have secured minimum marks from recognized University. A 5% relaxation in marks has been allotted to the reserved category.

Course Eligibility Admission Criteria
MBA in Hospital Administration, Hospitality Management An applicant must have scored minimum 50% marks in graduation in any discipline from a recognized University (45% in case of SC, ST, OBC) Admission is based on merit and marks obtained in XAT, CAT, MAT

SOA University Law Admission 2020

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University offers Law programmes such as LL.B (Hons) and LLM (1 year). The University also offers 5 years integrated law courses like B.A. LL.B (Hons) and BBA LL.B (Hons) under the University’s Institute of Law. For different Law programmes, the eligibility criteria is also varies. Details regarding Law eligibility under Law admission 2020 are given below.

SOA University Law Eligibility

For LL.B (Hons), B.A. LL.B (Hons) and BBA LL.B (Hons) admission, an applicant must have passed 10+2 or equivalent from any stream with minimum marks. An applicant must possess a graduate degree in Law or must have passed any integrated Law programme for the admission to LL.M at SOA University.

Course Eligibility Admission Criteria
B.A. LL.B (Hons) and BBA LL.B (Hons) An applicant must have passed 10+2 or equivalent in any stream with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC, ST and 42% for OBC) Admission will be based on merit and SAAT examination or other equivalent examination
LL.B The student should have passed 10+2 or equivalent in any stream with at least 45% marks (40% in case of SC, ST and 42% for OBC category Candidates are selected based on merit
LL.M Candidate must possess a graduate degree in Law or must have passed an integrated Law programme from a recognized University Admission will be based on merit, CLAT/ LSAT marks or other equivalent entrance test scores

SOA University UG Admission 2020

SOA University offers various Undergraduate courses for the admission 2020. Courses such as BBA, BBA in Hospitality and Culinary Arts, BHMCT (Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology), B.Pharm, B.Sc (Agriculture), B.Sc (Nursing) and B.Sc Paramedical Sciences are the programmes offered under SOA UG admission 2020.  

SOA University UG Eligibility

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University has Undergraduate programmes in different disciplines such as Management, Hotel Management, Pharmacy, Agriculture, Nursing and Paramedical Sciences. 

  • For B.Pharm admission, an applicant must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) and or Biology (PCMB/ PCB) as optional subjects with 45% marks (40% for reserved category) in the subjects PCM or Biology taken together.
  • B.Sc (Agriculture) admission requires a minimum of 50% marks in 10+2 with PCB, PCM or PCMB. For SC, ST, PH category, the marks should be a minimum of 40%.
  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent in any stream for BBA admission at SOA University.
  •  Admission to B.Sc Nursing requires a minimum 45% marks (40% for SC, ST, OBC) in 10+2 in PCM. For Post Basic B.Sc (Nursing) admission, an applicant must have passed GNM examination and registered with the respective State Nursing Council.
  • For BHMCT (Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology) admission, the candidate should have completed or appearing 10+2 examination in any stream with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC, ST, OBC).
  • An applicant must have passed class 12th in any discipline with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC, ST, OBC) for BBA admission.

SOA University PG Admission 2020

Postgraduate programmes at Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University consist of MCA, M.Pharm, M.Sc, etc under various disciplines such as Pharmacy, Agriculture, Nursing, and General Sciences. The eligibility, admission criteria for different programmes under PG admission 2020 are given below.  

SOA University PG Eligibility

Candidates seeking Postgraduate admission at SOA University must have minimum marks percentage in the last qualifying examination. For M.Pharm admission, the eligibility is to have B.Pharm degree from an Indian University with 55% marks. However, 5% relaxation in marks has been allotted to reserved category students.

Course Eligibility Admission Criteria
M.Pharm Candidate must have passed B.Pharm from a recognized institute with minimum 55% marks (50% for reserved category) Admission will be based on merit, scores obtained in GPAT or equivalent entrance examinations
M.Sc in Nano Science and Nano Technology, Biotechnology, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Molecular Biology, Chemical Biology and Drug Design An applicant must have a graduate degree in the relevant stream with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC, ST, OBC) Candidates are selected based on merit and marks in entrance tests
M.Sc Agriculture The candidate must possess graduation (B.Sc) in Agriculture or Horticulture from a recognized University with a minimum 7.0 GPA (OGPA-6.5). For SC, ST, PH students, GPA is 6.0 (OGPA-5.5) Admission will be based on merit and entrance test results
M.Sc Nursing An applicant should possess a graduate degree (B.Sc) in Nursing (Basic or Post) with 55% marks from a recognized institution with at least one year experience either in clinical area or teaching as a registered Nurse or Midwife Candidates are shortlisted based on merit, SAAT scores or equivalent examination
M.Sc (General Sciences) Candidate must have passed graduation from any of the relevant Science stream from a notified University with minimum 50% aggregate (45% for SC, ST, OBC category) Admission will be based on merit or entrance test scores

SOA University Ph.D Admission 2020

The University provides Doctoral programmes in all disciplines such as Business Administration, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Medical Science, Dental Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Law, Biotechnology, Engineering, Environmental Science, Humanities and Social Science, Applied Mathematics and Computing, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, etc. Details regarding Ph.D eligibility, admission criteria, etc are given below.  

SOA University Ph.D Eligibility

Admission to various Doctoral programmes at Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University requires Post Graduation with minimum marks or equivalent CGPA in the relevant stream.

  1. Ph.D admission under Business Administration requires an MBA, PGDM, M.Tech (Industrial Engineering), MA (Economics), PMIR or Public Administration with at least 60% aggregate or 6.75 CGPA.
  2. Under Ph.D Medical Science admission, an applicant must require 6.75 CGPA or 60% marks in MS or MD, MBBS with 55% marks or 6.25 CGPA or M.Sc in Medical Science, Clinical Psychology, Master in Occupational Therapy with minimum 6.75 CGPA or 60% marks aggregate. 
  3. For Ph.D admission in Engineering, the candidate should possess an M.Tech or ME or equivalent in the relevant stream with minimum CGPA of 6.75 or 60% marks. Also, must have passed BE or B.tech in the relevant stream with 70% aggregate or 7.75 CGPA.
  4. Ph.D admission to disciplines such as Applied Mathematics and Computing, Humanities and Social Science,  Nano Science and Nano Technology, requires a Master's degree in the relevant stream with 55% marks or CGPA of 6.25.
Course Eligibility Admission Criteria
Ph.D in Business Administration, Medical Science, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dental Science, Biotechnology, Law, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Environmental Science, An applicant must have secured 6.75 CGPA or 60% marks in Post Graduation in the relevant stream. A 5% relaxation in marks percentage has been allotted to SC, ST category Admission will be based on merit as well as UGC norms.

SOA University Admission Helpline

SOA Contact Details
Address Siksha O Anusandhan, Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar - 751030 Odisha, India
Phone Number 91 90400 03290, 91 97766 01017, 91 98610 57452
Email ID [email protected]

SOA University Admission FAQs

  1. What are the specializations offered under the B.Tech programme at Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University?
    - SOA University offers Both B.Tech and B.Tech Lateral Entry programmes with specializations in Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering.
  2. What is SAAT?
    - SAAT is a  national-level entrance examination conducted by SOA University. Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Admission Test (SAAT 2020) has been conducted for admission to various programmes at the University. SAAT takes place every academic year in order to select meritorious candidates from different parts of India.
  3. What are the eligibility criteria for Engineering admission at SOA University?
    - Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University offers Engineering programme at UG (B.Tech, B.Tech Lateral Entry) and PG (M.Tech) with various specialization courses. To be eligible for B.Tech, an applicant must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Maths and one optional subject with minimum 45% marks (40% for SC, ST). For B.Tech Lateral Entry admission, the candidate should possess a Diploma certificate in the relevant stream with at least 45% aggregate (40 for reserved category). Admission to M.Tech programmes requires a minimum of 50% marks (45% for reserved category) in B.Tech, M.Sc or equivalent. Candidates are selected to B.Tech programme based on marks in JEE Main and M.Tech admission is conducted through GATE scores. 

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