EE Addendum Information
History of the Department
The Electrical Engineering (EE) department at ITER, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University (SOA) University, Bhubaneswar enrolled its first batch of students in 1996 and has continuously operated since then. ITER functioned under Utkal University till 2002 and then under Biju Pattanaik University of Technology (BPUT) till 2007. In 2007, ITER became a part of SOA as its faculty of engineering and technology once SOA came into existence as a Deemed University in 2007 (Under section 3 of UGC act 1956). The 2008-2009 admission batch of EE department enrolled as first batch under SOA.
The EE program was accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi, in the year 2003 for a period of three years and was reaccredited in 2008 for a period of three years. In September 2009, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University was accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with grade ‘A’. In 2015, it was reaccredited by NAAC for a further period of five years, the highest grade offered in the old system of NAAC.