Bhubaneswar, June 27: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) has been honoured with the ‘Most Trusted University for Quality Education in India’ award at a function held in New Delhi on Sunday. The award was received by Mr. Pritam Nayak, SOA’s Officer-on-Special-Duty, at the Golden Star Icon Award presentation ceremony. Bollywood actor and former MP Jayaprada gave away the awards. SOA was recently awarded the highest A++ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in its third cycle securing a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.88 out of 4.00. The Deemed to be University was placed 20th in the country in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranking in 2021 and also figured in the prestigious QS World University 2023 as also Times Higher Education (THE) rankings.