ELIGIBILITY : The applicants must have any of the following  degrees at the time of application.

  • M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Pharma. / M.Phil / MHMCT / MHA /MHM /MTTM /LLM / MD / MS / MDS / M.Sc. (Nursing) or equivalent in relevant discipline with a minimum of 6.75 CGPA in a 10 point scale or 60 percent of marks in aggregate. 
  • B.E./B.Tech./B.Pharm./MCA or equivalent in relevant discipline with CGPA of 7.75 or  70 percent and above marks in aggregate and one publication in a reputed National Journal and one in reputed International Journal and minimum work experience of 2 years.
  • Scientist or researcher from National Laboratories / industry and more than 10 years of research experience, two papers  Publications (One in National Journal and one in International Journal) with 6.75 CGPA or 60 percent in aggregate.
  • MBBS (Medical Science with 6.25 CGPA or 55 percent of marks in aggregate. M. Sc. / M. Phil in Clinical Psychology with 6.75 CGPA or 60 percent of marks in aggregate.
  • BDS (Dental Science) with CGPA 6.75 or 60 percent marks in aggregate.
  • M.Sc. In Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics / Biotechnology and other related disciplines with CGPA 6.75 or 60 percent marks in aggregate.
  • M.Sc  in  Chemistry / Physics with CGPA 6.75 or 60 percent marks in aggregate   (Centre for Nano Science and  Nano Technology)
  • M.A. in English / Economics/ Library and Information Science / Literature with CGPA 6.25 or 55 percent of marks.
  • MBA/ PGDM/ (AICTE approved)/ M. Com./ MA in Economics/ PMIR/ M. Tech industrial Engg. / Public administration, with 6.75 CGPA or 60 percent in aggregate.  (Only for Business Administration)

APPLICATION PROCESS : Interested candidates for full time research scholars can apply to SIKSHA ‘O’ ANUSANDHAN (Deemed to be University) through online mode only. For details and instructions, please visit SIKSHA ‘O’ ANUSANDHAN web site: www.soa.ac.in

ADMISSION PROCESS : Candidates will have to qualify through a written test and personal interview of the shortlisted candidates.

The following is the list of different disciplines and broad areas of research with the number of intended intake in respective disciplines.

Institute of Business and Computer Studies (2):  Green HR Practices (HR) and Inventory Management (Operations)
Hospital administration (1): 
Health care Services & Patient empowerment

Hospitality and Tourism Management (1): Hospitality Management and Tourism Management, Tourism and Travel Management, Event Management.

Institute of Medical Science (2): Diagnosis and characterization of Helicobacter pylori incriminated to gastric ulcer, Epidemiology characterization of maternal rubella infection and its outcome during the course of pregnancy, Psycho-Oncology.

Institute of Dental Sciences (2): Dental caries, Infant  oral  health care, Management of Trauma in children,  Head and neck oncology, Genetic regulation in Head and neck region, Forensic Odontology,  Normal development and its disturbances in the oral cavity, 

Pharmaceutical sciences (2): Development of Target Specific Novel Drug Delivery Systems For localised Drug Delivery, Stability assessment of Ayush/Ayurvedic /Herbal formulations, Development of SOP for manufacture and quality control of Ayush/Ayurvedic/Herbal formulations, Pharmacological Studies, Novel drug delivery system , Herbal technology, Drug designing and Synthesis, New method development .

Centre for biotechnology (2): Microbial Biotechnology, Genomics and Metabolomics. Functional Genomics Biodiversity and conservation Medicinal chemistry,  

Electrical Engineering (3): Distributed renewable power generation, Power system operation and planning, Energy storage in smart grids, Power System operation and scheduling , Solar power system,  Soft computing, Control systems, Micro grid Protection and Control

Electronics Communication Engineering (3): Video object detection and tracking, Electronics devices, Wireless Energy,  Transmission, Signal and Image Processing, Biomedical Signal and image processing, Optical Communication Network. Storage Devices, Micro strip Antenna, Mobile Communication.  Wireless sensor network

Mechanical Engineering (2): Composite material, Metal erosion , Fracture Mechanics , Fuel and Energy,  Application of nano-fluids in heat transfer, Nanofluids Multi-Phase fluid flow and  Heat transfer,  Energy, Solidification and casting, Additive manufacturing, Thermal modeling, Supply chain, metal casting, welding, machining.

Civil Engineering (2): Geoinformatics, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering Climate Change and Environmental Impact.

Computer Sc. & Engineering (2): Software Testing,  Natural Language Processing,   Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Bioinformatics

Chemistry (2): Synthesis and characterization of Hydrogel Nanoparticles and films for biomedical application.  Physico–chemical studies of solute-solvent interactions in solutions. Solvent extraction and separation of rare earths and transition metals, Molecular interaction studies, Computational material science, SAR/QSPR models, Environmental monitoring, remediation and waste utilization,  Bioremediation of waste water and eco-toxicological evolution, Ambient and Stack air quality monitoring and modeling, Design and development of integrated Nano-Photo catalytic bio-hybrid system for energy and environment.

Physics (2): Theoretical- (1) Nuclear Physics: Nuclear Structure & Reaction, (2) condensed matter physics: Application of Quantum Mechanics (Photonics, BEC and other interdisciplinary), (3) High Energy Physics. Experimental- (1) Ferroelectrics and Multiferroics, (2) Perovskite Nano materials for solar cell applications, (3)  compound semiconductors (Group II  - IV  element of periodic table)  for high  speed  electronic device, (4) Electron Spectroscopy: Thin film & Magnetism,  (5) Photoreceptor Optics,

Mathematics (2): Optimization theory, operations research, Numerical analysis, complex Analysis, Probability and statistics, Differential Equation

Humanities & social Science (1): Economic, English

Centre of Nano science and Nano Technology (2): Nanomaterials for energy storage and energy generation, Catalysis & photocatalysis, organic transformation reaction for fine chemical synthesis and environmental applications. Experimental Physics-- Energy storage devices: flexible supercapacitor

Center of Excellence in Theoretical and Mathematical science (focus on advanced physics Research in theory   and Experiments)(2): High Energy Physics Theory and Phenomenology, Neutrino Physics, The Physics of Dark Matter, Collider Physics. Neutrinos from the sky, Origin of masses and mixings, WIMP as dark matter, Physics of decaying dark matter, Confronting limitations of the standard model, Gauge and non Gauge extensions, Origin of Gauge and Fermion mass hierarchies, Baryon asymmetry of the universe, Titanium based materials, Calcium phosphate based materials, Chitosan, Gelatin, Collagen and other Biopolymers, Ceramic and Polymeric based Scaffolds, Bioinformatics, Dental and Orthopaedic Implants, Osteoblast and Stem cell culture, Bacteria culture, Ion implantation of biocompatible elements, Elemental analysis using PIXE and EDXRF.

Center for Applied Mathematics & Computing (1): Nonlinear Wave in Plasma, Numerical solution of Partial Differential equation, Particular Galerkin Method, Finite Element Analysis.

Biofuels and Bioprocessing research Center (1): Biotechnology, Microbiology


SIKSHA ‘O’ ANUSANDHAN (Deemed to be University), ITER Campus
PO-Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar - 751030

Mrs. Sagarika Dash
Mobile No.: 9778711100
Phone: 0674 - 2350181 Extn.- 2237
Email: deanresearch@soa.ac.in

Last date for Submission of Application                 :               08.01.2018
Dates for Written Tests &  Interview                        :               19.01.2018 &.20.01.2018

Admission / Registration Fee : Rs. 7,000/‐
Preparatory Course Fee : Rs. 25,000/‐
Annual Tuition fee: Rs. 25,000/‐
Thesis Examination Fee: Rs. 15,000/-

Scholarship of Rs. 20000/‐ per month will be awarded to deserving full time research scholars.