SOA Ranked Top Deemed University In State By Outlook-ICARE Survey

Bhubaneswar : The Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University (SOA) here has been ranked 15th among the top 50 Deemed to be Universities in the country in the latest Outlook-ICARE India University rankings for 2019, making it the highest ranked such university in Odisha.

SOA had obtained an overall score of 76.80 in the rankings reinforcing the Deemed to be University’s status as the state’s top such institution as it had received the 24th rank in the university category this year by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of HRD.

As per the Outlook-ICARE survey methodology, the evaluation of institutions was based on parameters such as Faculty Student Ratio (FSR), Faculty with Ph.D (FWP), Papers Per Faculty (PPF), Citations Per Paper (CPP) and Inclusiveness and Diversity (ID).

Institutions were awarded an overall rank depending on the number of points achieved through the evaluation and their key strengths in specific parameters.