Established in 1992 and opened five years later as a KIIT University is today one of the most prestigious universities in India. Its commitment to teaching excellence led to the grant of university status under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956 by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India in 2004, within only seven years of its inception. KIIT is relatively young, but prizes excellence and ambition. The contributions of KIIT's faculty, students and alumni have been earning national and international recognition.
It serves more than 27,000 students through its 28 Schools imparting globally recognised bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programmes in 100 plus disciplines, spanning engineering, medicine, management, biotechnology, law and more. Apart from global recognition and pedagogical excellence, the University provides the best possible academic and non-academic grooming and empowerment that enable one to become a global citizen and make an impact in the global workplace.
KIIT is an internationally-focussed university and welcomes students from all corners of the globe. With international students enrolled from around 45 countries, it prides itself on being a cosmopolitan and multicultural campus. Laying claim to a global mindset, the university actively partners with other leading higher education institutions around the world to provide international opportunities to its students and faculty. With tie-ups with 140 leading institutions of the world, KIIT has a presence in over 50 countries, including USA, UK, Germany, Russia, Czech Republic, Japan, South Korea and Kenya.
KIIT is a multi-campus university. Its 23 campuses span 25 sq. km. and have a built up area of 12 million sq. ft. Apart from academic blocks, administrative blocks and student residences, attractions on campus include a Rose Garden, Art Gallery, Sculpture Garden, Tribal Museum and a 35000 capacity multisport stadium.
KIIT emphasises close collaborations between faculty and students to address academic, technological and societal challenges. A strong and effective tutor-mentoring system is among many innovative teaching-learning and student-friendly in\itiatives taken by KIIT. Students of the University have not only gone on to join some of the world's most successful companies, but also excelled in fields of their choosing, including participating in Olympic games as a member of Indian
KIIT University is unique in integrating professional education with social concern. Its protégé, Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), provides holistic education from KG to PG, food accommodation, health care and all basic necessities absolutely free to 25,000 poorest of the poor tribal children.
|Declared a University under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956|
|'A' Category University as per notification of Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India|
|Accredited by NAAC of UGC in 'A' Grade|
|Tier 1 Accreditation (Washington Accord) for Engineering Streams by NBA|
|All academic programmes recognized by the respective Statutory Bodies of the Govt. of India.|
Respective Courses Approved by Statutory Bodies of Govt. of India: MCI, DCI, BCI, INC, etc.
The institute also has other recreational and intellectually stimulating facilities like Sculpture Park, Art Gallery, Tribal Art Gallery, Rose Garden, Medicinal Herbs garden, etc. The hostels, the food courts dotting the campus and other essential amenities like banking, postal services, transport, currency exchange counters, healthcare support, makes the campus very livable and world class.
Intellectual Capital & International Recognition
KIIT is a structured and decentralized institution. It is perhaps the only self-financing institution in the country where top functionaries, including Chancellor and Vice Chancellor, are renowned academicians. Each school is headed by a distinguished academician. The University has a healthy student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1, with 1800 faculty members offering a rigorous curriculum and access to varied learning opportunities and hands-on research. The faculty are drawn from institutions of repute such as IITs, IIMs, XLRI, IISc, JNU, etc. The quality is amply demonstrated by the patents held by various faculty members, the-state-of-the-art labs, the research grants coming from various agencies both in India and abroad, national and international conferences, symposiums and workshops held here and hundred percent placement record.
Faculty members of the University actively involve themselves in consultancy projects from various industries. Currently nearly 100 research and consultancy projects funded by various national and international funding agencies like UBS Promedica Foundation, Switzerland; Karolinska Institute, Sweden; DST, DBT, MNRE, Govt. of India, etc. are ongoing with
substantial budget outlay. During the past one year, faculty members and research scholars of the University published around 700 research papers in peer reviewed journals and around 300 papers were presented in national and international seminars/ conferences. Over 600 of the research papers have been indexed in international databases like Scopus.
KIIT actively promotes students research and projects of its students have the distinction of being appreciated at national and international forum, including being selected for the prestigious Indian Science Congress.
KIIT has embraced memberships of several important institutions including :
International Association of Universities (IAU)
Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP)
International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)
European Association of International Education (EAIE)
International Institute of Education (IIE), New York
United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)
Eurasian Silk Road Universities Consortium (ESRUC), Turkey
Centre for Innovation & Research
Research and Development is one of the significant activities in KIIT University, and given a high priority. The University has taken steps to build and nurture a culture of research & development and innovation. It has established a Centre for Scientific Research with seed money of US$ 1.2 million, the only private University in the country to establish such a centre. The multidisciplinary research work has been attracting financial support to the tune of few million dollars every year. Further, a Central Advanced Research Centre (CARC) has been established in 1 lakh sq. ft. built up area with sophisticated equipments for advanced research.
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KIIT Vision and Mission
Vision: To create an advanced centre of professional learning of international standing where pursuit of knowledge and excellence shall reign supreme, unfettered by the barriers of nationality, language, cultural plurality and religion. Mission: Imparting quality value based education of international standard and imbibing skill for solving real life problems. Inculcating global ...
Awards & Rankings
Awards: Dr. S. Samanta, Registrar, KIIT receiving the'Best Technical Education Institute Award 2014'on behalf of KIIT University from Dr. Pradeep Ku. Panigrahi, Minister (S), Higher Education, IT & Rural drinking water supplyat theNational Odisha Education Summit and Award 2014in the presence of Prof. P. P Mathur, VC, KIIT University, Mr. N. K. Goel, President, Communication and ...