The University, which has eight different institutes under its umbrella with thrust on quality education and research, was given the 9th position by Silicon India in its latest rankings of the country's top 20 private Universities.
Silicon India had earlier chosen the Institute of Technical Education and Research (ITER), the University's faculty of engineering, as the 5th best among engineering colleges in eastern India.
With the quality of education being the bench mark, two of the other institutes under SOA University have won laurels at the national level this week.
While the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, the faculty of medicine, had been ranked among the top nine medical colleges of the country with five-star label by prominent English newspaper The Pioneer, the School of Hotel Management was chosen as the country's top Hotel Management Institute by the Competition Success Review, one of India's front-ranking periodicals.
The other institutes under SOA University include Institute of Business and Computer Studies (IBCS), Institute of Dental Sciences (IDS), SOA National Institute of Law (SNIL), SUM Nursing College (SNC) and School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPS).
About SOA University: Siksha 'O' Anusandhan Deemed to be University declared u/s 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, is a leading Institution in India offering professional programmes in varied disciplines such as Engineering, Medicine, Dental Sciences, Nursing, Management, Law, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biotechnology and Hotel Management.
The University has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with grade 'A' for its overall performance. The journey of academic excellence has brought various accolades to the institution including quality benchmarking by various agencies like National Board of Accreditation (NBA) of AICTE and ISO-9001 : 2000 certification by URS, UK.
SOA University, as it is popularly known today, has become a paradigm reference for quality education and contemporary research. Students and scholars of the University find worthy positions in the industry.