Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) University is a multi-disciplinary University respected worldwide due to its rich educational culture of excellence. Research and innovation feed into the courses, encouraging the students to think critically and creatively. Its cosmopolitan campus is proud to have more than 27,000 students from all corners of India and around 45 countries, creating a mini metropolis in which a diverse multi-cultural community mingles and meets to study and relax together. Student community of the University is highly disciplined due to its student friendly policies. KIIT University sprawls over 25 sq. km. area with one million square metres of aesthetically constructed built up area. There are 28 constituent schools, contiguously located in impeccably landscaped and modern-technology-enabled campuses offering graduate, post-graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral programmes in various streams of Engineering, Bio-Technology, Business Management, Law, Languages, Medical Sciences, Dental Science & Nursing, Fashion Technology, Films, Sculpture, Buddhism etc in a wide range of disciplines. The institute's solemn academic ambience has led to grant of A-Category status to it by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, placing it among the most elite universities of the country. It is accredited by NAAC of UGC in 'A Grade'. Further, it has received Tier 1 (Washington Accord) accreditation by NBA of AICTE for engineering streams. Washington Accord accreditation enables global recognition of degrees of the University and increased mobility of its graduates to 17 countries, including USA, UK, Australia, Canada and Japan. KIIT is the youngest deemed to be university in the country to figure in this prestigious ranking. In a significant achievement, KIIT has been accorded with full autonomy by University Grants Commission.The liberalized regime in the Education sector links Autonomy with Quality and KIIT is proud to be one among the 60 Universities in India to be accorded with this status. Ranked 8th among reputed private institutions in India, KIIT is the youngest deemed university in the country to figure in this ranking. In 2017, KIIT was placed at 42nd rank in India by National Institution Ranking Framework. KIIT School of Management, a constituent school of KIIT secured 30th rank in the same year. All engineering programs have also been accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK. Though very young, it is moving up the ladder of rankings and recognition with an increased acceleration with its focus on academics. More than 2500 academic and research staff and many leaders in their fields with international reputations provide stimulating learning environment and excellent standards of teaching. Even though it is a self-financing institution, KIIT is a well structured and decentralized organization. It is the only self-financing institution in the country where top functionaries, including Chancellor and Vice Chancellor are renowned academicians. The quality is amply demonstrated by the patents held by various faculty members, 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 records. KIIT also has an industrial training institute, a polytechnic, and an international school having affiliations with IGCSE-England, International Baccalaureate Programme (IBP), and CBSE India - the only one of its kind in the whole of the Eastern India. 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, make the campus world class and worth living and studying. 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
Area of Excellence
There are 28 constituent schools, contiguously located in impeccably landscaped and modern-technology-enabled campuses offering graduate, post-graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral programmes in various streams of Engineering, Bio-Technology, Business Management, Law, Languages, Medical Sciences, Dental Science & Nursing, Fashion Technology, Films, Sculpture, Buddhism etc in a wide range of disciplines.
Research Capability and Focus Area
Research & Development and consultancy are hallmarks of a world-class university. KIIT has placed much emphasis on creating enabling infrastructure and facilities for advanced research in diverse areas. It has set up 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. KIIT has also established a state-of-the-art Central Advanced Research Centre (CARC) on 1.2 lakh sq. ft. built up area for multidisciplinary research.
Notable Research / Publication