Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology/ KIIT (Deemed to be University) Bhubaneswar has fast emerged as a center of excellence in the field of professional education in India going global. What started in 1992 an ITI functioning from a rented building with only 12 students and two-member faculty is now a diversified group of institutions offering academic programmes from Kindergarten to Post-doctoral level. KIIT has twenty-three sprawling campuses built on 450 acres of land (spread over 25,00,000 sq. ft built up area) located in an idyllic ecosystem in Bhubaneswar with 126 academic programmes,. It is committed to set international benchmark of excellence in the world of professional learning.
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubaneswar has grown to be one of the leading University of India in imparting technical, management and social science education by offering Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in Technology, Masters in Computer Application, Masters in Business Administration and Master in Social Sciences visited by the who’s who of the globe. KIMS of KIIT focuses on health education through its Medical College, Dental College and Nursing School offering MBBS, BDS and Nursing courses respectively. It has a passion for Liberal Arts, Tradition and Cultural Assimilation through its courses on Humanities.
It has a tradition of providing quality education. KIIT (Deemed to be University) is a pioneer in implementing information and communication technology in education. A coalescence of education and latest technological know-how has been achieved with the support of all the unique state-of-the-art campus vibrating with communication.
Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) University a sister concern University of KIIT, Bhubaneswar is exclusively for the tribal students. It is one of its kind of University to integrate technical education with social service. This is a fully residential school which provides free education with all basic needs of the students. KISS combines traditional learning with vocational training to enable the students earn a respectable livelihood on completion of their studies.
QUALITY STANDARDS AT KIIT
KIIT is recognised as a University of Excellence. It had the unique distinction of becoming the youngest educational institution in the country to be declared a University (U/S 3 of the UG Act, 1956) by MHRD, GoI. KIIT become the youngest institution to receive accreditation by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) of AICTE for its degrees in technology, computer applications and management. Accreditation took into account the excellence of infrastructure facilities, faculty and academic standards, etc.
ECO FRIENDLY CAMPUS: ‘GO GREEN’
KIIT Green is a bold initiative of KIIT to control environmental pollution and to create a healthy ambiance in and around 25 sq. km. Of area in which different campuses of KIIT are located. The University has drawn ambitious plan to make KIIT campuses absolutely vehicle free. In the first phase, use of two-wheelers, both by students and staffs, has been prohibited, after putting in place an effective alternative transport arrangement. The University has also implemented paperless administration and green Audit annually. Mass plantation has also been taken up. KIIT Green has taken up rainwater harvesting, water management, sewerage treatment, bio-gas and solar energy etc. To name a few.