Siksha 'O' Anusandhan (SOA)
SOA is a NAAC accredited Deemed to be University situated in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
SOA was granted greater autonomy (graded autonomy) by the UGC in 2018, one of the few to be granted so in India.
MHRD NIRF India Rankings
SOA was deemed to be the best educational institution in Odisha by the MHRD, Government of India, through its NIRF Rankings in 2018.
These NIRF rankings also ranked SOA as the 38th Best National Institution, the 24th best in the University Category and the 19th best in the Medical Category.