SOA University Admission

SOA University accepts UG and PG admission in the fields of Engineering, Pharmacy, Nursing, Agriculture, Law, Management and Hotel Management on the basis of SAAT Score. Candidates having test scores of other relevant National Entrance Exams such as  CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ JEE Main/ GPAT/ GATE/ NEET/ CLAT can also apply for admission at SOA University. After the entrance score is declared, the university conducts online/offline counselling of students for final admissions. SOA University admission fee is INR 4,000.

SOA University Admission 2024 Highlights

The key highlights for SOA University Admission 2024 are as follows.

Name of the University Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University - [SOA]
Type Private Deemed-to-be University
NIRF Ranking 2023 26th (Overall)
Courses Offered UG, PG & Ph.D
Entrance Exams SAAT/CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ JEE Main/ GPAT/ GATE/ NEET/ CLAT
Mode of Application Online
Admission Fees INR 4000

SOA University Important Dates

Category Dates
Application Start Date December 31, 2023
Application End Date April 16, 2024
SAAT Exam Dates April 20, 2024
April 24, 2024
April 27, 2024
April 28, 2024
Result Date & Download of Rank Card (B.Tech only) To be announced
e-Counselling (Engineering only) To be announced
Result Date & Download of Rank Card (other programs) To be announced

SOA Bhubaneswar Application Process

  1. Visit the official website of Siksha 'O' Anusandhan (SOA), Bhubaneswar.
  2. Fill the SOA University application form with all the necessary details.
  3. Complete the Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan application form and submit it.
  4. Students will receive the acknowledgement on their email ID/mobile number after the successful submission of the application form.
  5. Download and print the SOA University application form.
  6. After submitting the application form, candidates will receive a email regarding the submission of the application form.

SOA University Admission- Documents Required

  1. SSC/Matriculation or equivalent certificates
  2. Bachelor's degree certificate
  3. Postgraduate degree/M.Phil Degree or Provisional certificates
  4. Marks Statement of the qualifying examination
  5. Medical Certificate issued by a civil surgeon or someone higher in rank in case of PHC
  6. Service certificate and “No Objection” certificate from the present employer (for  part-time students)
  7. Migration certificate
  8. Entrance exam scorecard
  9. Transfer and Conduct certificate from the institute last studied
  10. Integrated community certificate in case of SC/ST candidates.
  11. Physical Fitness certificate
  12. Medical Certificate from not below the rank of a Civil Surgeon in case of PHC.
  13. NET/ICMR/ GATE/ GPAT/ SLET scorecard (if applicable)

SOA University Top Courses

B.Tech, MBA, BBA, M.Pharma & MBBS are some of the top courses offered by SOA University. Here is detailed information about admission to some of the top courses at SOA University.

Course Course Fees Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria
B.Tech INR 1,17,500 – INR 1,47,500 Per Semester 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved category candidates) SAAT/ JEE Main
BBA INR 75,000 Per Semester 10+2 or equivalent in any stream with at least 50% marks (45% in case of SC / ST category). SAAT
MBA INR 45,000-1,75,000 Per Semester Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved category candidates) SAAT/CAT/MAT/XAT
M.Pharma INR 90,000 Per Semester B.Pharm with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved category candidates) SAAT/GPAT
MBBS INR 19,60,000 Per Annum Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks NEET

SOA University B.Tech Admission 2024

SOA University offers B.Tech courses in several specializations. Candidates have to appear for the SAAT/JEE-Main Entrance exams to seek admission to B.Tech courses offered by SOA University. Candidates who have a valid score in JEE Main are exempted from SAAT. SOA University offers B.Tech in 7 different specializations,.

Specialization Course Fee Eligibility Criteria
Civil Engineering INR 1,17,500 Per Semester Passed or appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects: Chemistry / Computer Science / Information Technology /Biotechnology / Biology / Informatics / Statistics / Technical Vocational subject or any other subject with at least 50% marks (45% in case of SC / ST / OBC category)
Computer Science & Engineering INR 1,37,500 Per Semester
Computer Science & Information Technology INR 1,37,500 Per Semester
Electrical Engineering INR 1,17,500 Per Semester
Electrical & Electronics Engineering INR 1,27,500 Per Semester
Electronics & Communication Engineering INR 1,27,500 Per Semester
Mechanical Engineering INR 1,17,500 Per Semester
CSE (AIML / CYS / DS / IOT) INR 1,47,500 Per Semester
B.Tech (Lateral Entry) for CSE / CSIT INR 1,27,500 Per Semester Passed or appearing in 3-year Diploma course in a related Engineering discipline with at least 45% marks (40% for Reserved categories) in aggregate from State Council of Technical Education and Vocational Training (SCTE & VT), Odisha or equivalent OR B.Sc degree with at least 45% marks (40% for Reserved categories) and passed 10+2 with Mathematics as a compulsory subject
B.Tech (Lateral Entry) for (CE / ECE / EE / EEE / ME) INR 1,17,500 Per Semester

SOA University B.Sc Admission 2024

SOA University also offers B.Sc in various specializations. Here is the detailed information for the same.

Courses Course Details Eligibility Criteria
B.Sc. Nursing (Basic) Duration: 4 years
Course Fee: INR 75,000 Per Semester
Students must have passed or should be appearing at 10+2 examination with at least 50% marks in aggregate (Physics, Chemistry & Biology taken together) and 45% marks in aggregate for SC / ST / OBC candidates and must have passed in English.
Age Limit: As per 31-12-2024, the lower age limit is 17 years.
B.Sc. in Nursing (Post Basic) Duration: 4 Years
Course Fee: INR 60,000 Per Semester
Passed GNM examination, and must be registered with concerned State Nursing Council.
B.Sc Agriculture Duration: 4 years
Course Fee: INR 90,000 Per Semester
Pass or appearing at 10+2 with not less than 50% marks in aggregate (40% marks in aggregate for) SC, ST and PH categories) with PCM/PCB/PCMB subject combinations. Candidates must have passed in English 10+2 examination.
Age Limit: As per 31-12-2024, the lower age limit is 17 years.
B.Sc. Course in Paramedical Sciences Course Fee: INR 50,000 Per Semester Pass or appearing at 10+2 with 40% marks in aggregate.
Age Limit: Below 35 years.

SOA University UG Admission 2024

Here are some details on SOA University UG Admission 2024.

Courses Course Details Eligibility Criteria
B.Pharma Duration: 4 Years
Course Fee: INR 90,000 Per Semester
Passed 10+2 with English as one of the subject and PCM/PCB and obtained at least 45% marks (40% marks for Reserved categories) in aggregate
B.Pharm. Lateral entry Course Fee: INR 90,000 Per Semester Passed or appearing at two year diploma course in Pharmacy with minimum 60% marks in aggregate from State Board of Pharmacy (SBP) or SCTE&VT, Odisha, or equivalent
BHMCT Duration: 4 Years
Course Fee: INR 45,000 Per Semester
Passed or appearing at 10+2 examination in any discipline with at least 45% marks (40% in case of SC / ST / OBC category)
BHMCT Lateral Entry Course Fee: INR 45,000 Per Semester Passed or appearing in 3 year diploma in Hotel Management with at least 60% marks in aggregate from State Council of Technical Education and Vocational Training (SCTE&VT), Odisha or equivalent
BBA Duration: 3 Years
Course Fee: INR 75,000 Per Semester
Passed or appearing the 10+2 or equivalent in any stream
BCA Duration: 3 Years
Course Fee: INR 75,000 Per Semester
Passed or appearing 10+2 or equivalent in any stream
LL.B (Hons) Duration: 3 Years
Course Fee: INR 60,000 Per Semester
Pass or appearing the +3 or equivalent in any stream with at least 45% marks (40% for SC/ST and 42% for OBC)
B.A. LLB. (Hons) Duration: 5 Years
Course Fee: INR 75,000 Per Semester
Passed or appearing the 10+2 or equivalent in any stream with at least 45% marks. (40% in case of SC/ST and 42% for OBC. Candidate should not have completed 20 years of age as on 1st August) The upper age limit shall be relaxed by a period of 2-years for SC and ST candidates
B.B.A. LLB. (Hons) Duration: 5 Years
Course Fee: INR 75,000 Per Semester

SOA University MBA Admission 2024

SOA University offers a two-year MBA program in specializations such as Hotel Management, Mangement and Hospital Management. Admission to the MBA program at SOA University is offered on the basis of national-level entrance exams such as MAT/ CAT/ XAT. The university also offers MBA on the baisis of SAAT.

Here are details on SOA University MBA Admission 2024

Course Course Fee Eligibility Criteria
MBA INR 1,75,000 Per Semester Passed Graduation with 50% marks
MBA (Hospital Administration) INR 75,000 Per Semester
MBA (Hotel Management) INR 45,000 Per Semester Passed Graduation with 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category).
Integrated MBA INR 90,000 Per Semester Passed 10+2 or equivalent in any stream with at least 50% marks (45% in case of SC / ST category).

SOA University PG Admission 2024

The SOA University offers postgraduate courses in Pharmacy, Tourism & Travel Management, Hospitality Management, Business Administration and Hospital Administration, the pre-requisites for which are given below. Admission to all the courses is based on SAAT exam.

Course Name Course Details Eligibility Criteria
M.Tech Duration: 2 Years
Course Fee: INR 75,000 Per Semester
Specializations: Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering), Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering (Power Systems & Power Electronics), Electronics & Communication (Communication System Engineering), Mechanical Engineering (Heat, Power & Thermal Engineering)
Pass or appearing in B.E. / B.Tech / M.Sc.in the respective discipline or equivalent. For admission to M.Tech, candidates have to pass the qualifying examination with at least 50% marks (45% for Reserved categories)
MCA Duration: 3 Years
Course Fee: INR 90,000 Per Semester
Pass or appearing in Bachelor Degree in any discipline or Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or equivalent Degree from any recognized University with at least 50% of marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC Category) having Mathematics at 10+2 level or at +3 level. Candidates having Business mathematics at +2 or +3 level are not eligible.
M.Sc (General Sciences) Duration: 2 Years
Course Fee: INR 50,000 – INR 75,000 Per Semester
Specializations: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electronics, Computer Science & Information Technology
Pass or appearing at Bachelor’s degree in Science Physics (Honours) / Chemistry (Honours) / Mathematics (Honours)/ Electronics (Honours)/ Computer Science (Honours)/ Information Technology (Honours) or equivalent with at least 50% marks (45% marks for SC / ST / OBC categories)
M.Pharma Duration: 2 Years
Course Fee: INR 90,000 Per Semester
B.Pharm degree with at least 55% marks (50% marks for reserved categories) in aggregate. Candidates with 5 years of work experience shall be given a 5% relaxation for admission
M.Sc (Agriculture) Duration: 2 Years
Course Fee: INR 75,000 Per Semester
Pass or appearing at B.Sc (Agriculture)/ B.Sc (Horticulture) with 6.5 OGPA and 7.0 GPA (5.5 OGPA and 6.0 GPA) on a 10 point scale
M.Sc. (Nursing) Duration: 2 Years
Course Fee: INR 75,000 Per Semester
Passed B.Sc. Nursing (Basic/Post Basic) Degree with 55% aggregate marks with a minimum of one year experience either in teaching or clinical area after registration in respective State Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife

SOA University MBBS & BDS Admission 2024

SOA University offers MBBS & BDS courses. Students are selected based on the score obtained in the entrance test conducted by the university. Those with a valid score in NEET are given an exemption from the test. Here is some information for the same.

Course Name Course Details Eligibility Criteria
MBBS Duration: 4-5 Years
Course Fee: INR 19.60 lakhs Per Annum (4.5 Years)
All India Ranking + Marks of UG – NEET + Qualifying percentile marks of Physics, Chemistry and Biology & English of 10+2 (more than 50%)
BDS Course Fee: INR 5,50,000 Per Annum

SOA University MBBS & BDS Seats

Course Institute Total Seats Category Seats NRI/PIO Seats
MBBS Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital 150 127 23
BDS Institute of Dental Sciences 100 85 15
Program General SC ST PH Total
BDS 63 13 6 3 85
MBBS 95 19 9 4 127

SOA University MD, MS and MDS Admission 2024

Detailed information on SOA University MD, MS and MDS Admission 2024 is as follows:

Course Name Course Details
MD Course Fee: INR 4,00,000 – INR 30,00,000 Per Annum
Specializations: Anatomy, Anesthesia, Biochemistry, Community Medicine, DVL, General Medicine, Immuno Hematology & Blood Transfusion, Microbiology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry, Radio Diagnosis, TB & Chest.
MDS Course Fee: INR 7,50,000 – 12,00,000 Per Annum
Specializations: Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Oral Medicine & Radiology, Oral Maxillofacial Pathology & Microbiology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry, Peridontics & Implantology, Prosthodontics & Crown Bridge, Public Health Dentistry.
MS Course Fee: INR 19.80 Lakhs – 30 Lakhs
Specializations: ENT, General Surgery, OBG, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics.

SAAT 2024 Highlights

Attribute Details
Conducting Body SOA
Mode of Exam Online and Offline
Medium of Exam English
Duration of Exam 2 hours (120 minutes)
Type and Number of Questions 200 MCQs
Sections Varies across different subjects
Courses Offered 7 UG courses, 7 PG courses and a five-year integrated course

SAAT 2024 Exam Dates

Event Date
Commencement of Application Submission December 31, 2023
Last Date of Application Submission 1st week of March 2024 (Tentatively)
Availability of Admit Card 2nd week of April 2024 (Tentatively)
Date of Examination April 30, 2024 (Out)
Declaration of Result 1st week of May 2024 (Tentatively)

SAAT 2024 Eligibility

Course Eligibility
B.Tech Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) 10+2 or equivalent examination, with Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects, as well as one subject out of Chemistry / Computer Science / Information Technology / Biotechnology / Biology / Informatics / Statistics or any other subject as approved by AICTE
B.Pharm Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) 10+2 or equivalent examination, with individually clearing English, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology
BHMCT Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) 10+2 examination in any stream, securing a minimum of 45% marks (40% for SC/ST/OBC categories)
B.Sc. in Agriculture Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) 10+2 examination, with either of the following subject combinations PCM/PCB/PCMB, securing a minimum of 50% aggregate marks for under general and OBC categories, and 40% aggregate marks for SC/ST/Physically Handicap (PH) categories. Candidate’s age must be between 17 and 23 years.
B.Sc. in Nursing (Basic) Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) 10+2 examination, with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (40% for SC/ST/OBC categories). Candidate must be at least 17 years old.
P.B.B.Sc Nursing Candidate must have cleared GNM examination and registered with concerned State Nursing Council
Five-Year Integrated B.A. LLB. (Hons) and B.B.A. LLB. (Hons) Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) 10+2 or equivalent examination in any discipline, securing a minimum of with 45% (40% for SC/ST categories). Candidate’s age should be less than 20 years (22 years for SC/ST categories)
BBA Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) 10+2 or equivalent examination in any discipline
M.Tech Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) B.E./B.Tech/AMIE/MCA/M.Sc. or equivalent course in the stream/discipline for which SAAT 2024 is being given
MCA Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) a three-year bachelor degree in any stream, from any recognized University, securing a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC categories). Candidate must have studied Mathematics either at 10+2 or +3 level (Business Mathematics will not be considered)
MBA/MHA/MHM/MTTM Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) a three-year bachelor degree in Science, Commerce, Arts, B.E, B.Tech, MBBS, B.Pharm, B.Sc.Agri, BVSC, BHMS, BAMS, BDS, BPT, BHMCT, BBA, BCA or equivalent examination, from any recognized University, securing a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ ST/OBC categories)
M.Pharm Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) B.Pharm examination, from any recognized University, securing a minimum of 50%. However, GPAT-qualified candidates are not required to give SAAT 2024, but will have to submit application form
M.Sc Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) B.Sc or equivalent course in the stream/discipline for which SAAT 2024 is being given, from a recognized University, with a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC categories)
M.Sc. in Nursing Candidate must have cleared B.Sc. Nursing (Basic/Post Basic) degree, securing a minimum of 55% aggregate marks, from an Indian Nursing Council-recognized institution, along with a minimum of one year experience in teaching or clinical area subsequent to registration in respective State Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife.
LLM Candidate must have cleared (or appearing) LLB or studied integrated law courses or equivalent thereof, from a recognized University, with at least 50% aggregate marks

SOA CAT Cutoff 2023

SOA, CAT Cutoff 2023 for General Category is listed below. The overall cutoff percentile for CAT is 25.

Courses 2023 Cutoff By Percentile 2022 Cutoff By Percentile 2021 Cutoff By Percentile
MBA Integrated Course 25 - -
MBA 25 25 25
MBA Hospitality Management 25 25 25
MBA Hospital Administration 25 25 25

SOA ATMA Cutoff 2023

SOA, ATMA Cutoff 2023 for General Category is listed below. The overall cutoff percentile for ATMA is 60 - 65.

Courses 2023 Cutoff By Percentile 2022 Cutoff By Percentile 2021 Cutoff By Percentile 2020 Cutoff By Percentile
MBA Hospital Administration 60 60 60 60
MBA 65 65 65 65
MBA Integrated Course 65 65 65 65
MBA Hospitality Management 65 65 65 65

SOA MAT Cutoff 2023

SOA, MAT Cutoff 2023 for General Category is listed below. The overall cutoff percentile for MAT is 64.

Courses 2023 Cutoff By Percentile 2022 Cutoff By Percentile 2021 Cutoff By Percentile
MBA 64 64 64
MBA Integrated Course 64 64 64
MBA Hospitality Management 64 64 64
MBA Hospital Administration 64 64 64
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