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Kalinga Insitute of Industrial Technology Bhubaneshwar


  • State : Orissa
  • City : Bhuneswar
  • Status : Self-Finance University

Kalinga Insitute of Industrial Technology Bhubaneshwar

<p>KIIT started as a modest industrial training institute in 1992  in rented premises at Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. By  1997 (considered as the base year) the institute commenced graduate programmes in Engineering and  postgraduate programmes in Computer Applications and Management. The excellent academic ambience, quality  faculty, adherence to strict academic rigor and plethora of other academic activities led to grant of university status  to the institute by Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India in the year 2004 just within six years (1997-2004) of its inception.  It is the youngest ever institute to have received university status as recorded by LIMCA BOOK of RECORDS, India.  This record stands unbroken even till date. </p>

<p>  The institute today sprawls over <strong>25 acre area</strong> with <strong>one million square metres</strong> of aesthetically constructed built up  area. There are<strong> 28 constituent schools</strong>, contiguously located in impeccably landscaped and modern-technology-enabled campuses offering graduate, post-graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral programmes in a wide range of  disciplines. It has nearly <strong>20,500</strong> students from all corners of India and around <strong>22 countries</strong>. KIIT's campus provides  a very student friendly ambience with a plethora of sporting an  d student activities all year round. The institute's  sporting facilities include modern multi-gyms, swimming pools,  various indoor and outdoor games facilities  including a large stadium to seat 35000 spectators, several open air theatres and very lavishly equipped Student  Activity Centre.<br>

<p>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. The institute's solemn  academic ambience has led to grant of A-Category status to it by the Ministry
  of HRD, Govt. of India. Other  national accreditation bodies - NBA and NAAC have also rated the University  with A Grade. It has also qualified for the international accreditation-  Washington Accord. &nbsp;The institute's  strong focus on research and academic collaborations has been drawing academics  and scholars from around the world and has led it to alliance with over <strong>105  globally reputed &nbsp;institutions</strong> abroad and  membership in many international educational associations and bodies like
  International Association of  Universities (IAU), Association of Indian Universities (AIU), University Mobility  of Asia and the Pacific (UMAP), United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), etc.  KIIT also has one 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.</p>

  <p>As one of the most vibrant universities of the country, KIIT  University has been organizing academic deliberations of national and  international signification regularly. It has the unique distinction of  handling 18,000 delegates during the 99th Indian Science Congress which was  inaugurated by the Prime Minister of the country in the presence of important  Cabinet Ministers and distinguished academicians. It also has the distinction  of having the 2012 Inter-Congress of International Union of Anthropological and  Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) and the 92 Indian Economic Association Conference  (2009).</p>

  <p><strong>An Illustrious History</strong> <br>
  KIIT's unique focus on quality education with humane touch transformed it  from a small technical institute to a world-class university within the  shortest span of time. The growth of KIIT as a world-class university spread  over  25 acre area in 20 lush green sprawling campuses in a built-up area  of one million square metres is incredible indeed. </p>

  <p>  KIIT Society had a modest beginning in 1992 with a vocational training  centre. KIIT took shape as an institute in 1997 when B.Tech., MCA and MBA  courses were started. It was declared a University (u/s 3 of UGC Act of 1956)  in 2004, within only six years of commencement of Degree programmes. Taking its  growth to the next level, dedicated schools to offer Bachelor and/or Master  Degree programmes in various disciplines were set up periodically. At present,  KIIT has 28 schools offering more than 100 academic programmes, with an  independent campus for each stream of education. </p>

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