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About KIIT


World Class Campuses
Faculty & Researchers
Sports Complexes with Swimming Pools
Food Courts
Sq. km. Academic Township



” 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. ”


  • Imparting quality value based education of international standard and imbibing skill for solving real life problems.

  • Inculcating global perspective in attitude.

  • Creating leadership qualities with futuristic vision.

  • Fostering spirit of entrepreneurship and realisation of societal responsibilities.

  • Cultivating adaptation of ethics, morality and healthy practices in professional life.

  • Instilling habit of continual learning.

  • Encouraging and supporting creative abilities and research temperament.

  • Establishing and promoting close interaction with industries and other utility sectors and keep abreast with state-of-the-art technology.

Rankings & Recognition

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‘I congratulate Dr. Samanta for establishing institutions of character like KIIT and KISS. I urge the students of KIIT & KISS to take lead in spreading the message of peace and non-violence in present day strife torn world.’

Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, Former President of India

KIIT goes way beyond what I had expected to see. I was told that it is a nice institute with many students, but what I see here is nothing less than a township.

Shri M. Hamid Ansari, His Excellency, The Former Vice President of India

I have been extraordinarily impressed with the phenomenal work undertaken by KIIT/KISS. The work of these two institutions gives me great hope that the challenges facing eastern India can be translated into opportunity. You are truly inspirations for all of the world.

Dr. Robert S. Zeigler, Director General, International Rice Research Institute, Manila, Philippines.

We thank KIIT and its management for a wonderful conference, an impressive inauguration of the School of Biotechnology and Convocation. Organisation of our visit and of the events was excellent and highly professional.

Prof. Rolf M. Zinkernagel, Nobel Laureate in Medicine (1996)
More Testimonials


  1. KIIT Society registered
    KIIT-ITI set-up
    KISS - The human face of KIIT started
  2. KIIT Polytechnic set-up
  3. 114 Companies visited
    4777+ Job offers
    33 Lakhs highest package
  4. Degree engineering programme started
  5. Declared Deemed University by Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India
  6. Beginning of 5 constituent Schools of KIIT
    1.Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS)
    2.Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences (KIDS)
    3.School of Rural Management
    4.School of Biotechnology
    5.School of Law
  7. Expanding to offbeat Schools of KIIT
    1.School of Fashion Technology
    2.School of Film & Television Production
    3.KIIT Media School
  8. Conferred Category ‘A’ Status by Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India
    Achieved ‘Tier 1’ Accreditation (Washington Accord) by NBA
  9. Ranked 49 by NIRF, Ministry of Human Resource Development
    Accredited by Institute of Engineering & Technology (IET), UK
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Prof. Achyuta Samanta

Founder & Mentor, KIIT

Achyuta Samanta, after obtaining Master’s Degree in Chemistry in 1987 from Utkal University, started his career at 22 years of age. He has 30 years of teaching experience to his credit so far.

Prof. Samanta went on to serve KIIT as its first Chancellor and has had the distinction of being the youngest Chancellor of any Indian University. He served University Grants Commission (UGC) as Member for two consecutive terms (2008-11 & 2011-2014) and was a Member of the Executive Committee of All Indian Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Prof. Ved Prakash

Prof. (Dr.) Subrata Kumar Acharya

Mr. Rabindra Nath Dash (I.A.S.) retd

Secretary & Advisor, KIIT Group of Institutions & KISS

Prof. Hrushikesha Mohanty
Vice Chancellor

Prof. (Dr.) Hari Gautam
Chairman, Advisory Board

Prof. Sudarshan Nanda
Prof of Eminence & Research Chair

Prof. Sasmita Samanta
Registrar & Director, Admissions

Prof. Rambabu Kodali
Pro Vice Chancellor (SoT)

Prof. Krushna Gopal Mishra
Controller of Examination

Prof. Satyendra Patnaik
Advisor to Founder, KIIT & KISS

Executive Committee

KIIT 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. area in which different campuses of KIIT are located.

The University has drawn ambitious plan to make KIIT campus totally 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. KIIT has also implemented paperless administration. Green Audit of the campus is done annually.

Besides mass plantation and limiting vehicular pollution other environmentally friendly initiatives under KIIT Green are rainwater harvesting and water management, sewerage treatment, bio-gas, solar energy, etc.

Office of International Relations


Contact Info


Phone: +91 674 2725113

Fax: +91 674 2725113

Web: www.kiit.ac.in

KIIT Deemed to be University

  • Deemed to be University under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956
  • 'A' Category Deemed to be University as per Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India
  • 'A' Grade by NAAC
  • 'Tier 1' (Washington Accord) accreditation by NBA
  • Respective Courses Approved by Statutory Bodies of Govt. of India: MCI, DCI, BCI, INC, etc

Upcoming Events

  2. Software testing workshop at KIIT
  3. IEEE International conference