Ranking and Recognition

KIIT, though a very young institution has performed incredibly well in the rankings conducted by various national and international associations. Founded in 1992 and opened five years later as a centre for higher learning, 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. It holds a Limca Record for this accomplishment.

Rankings & Recognition

KIIT University Institution of Eminence tag
KIIT University ARIIA Ranking
QS5 Rankings of KIIT
THE impact ranking KIIT
Tier 1 KIIT by NBA
A Grade KIIT by NAAC
KIIT Accredited by IET
KIIT Ranking The World University
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Ranked No. 1 in ARIIA Ranking – 2020

KIIT Deemed to be University has been ranked No 1 among the Private Higher Education Indian Universities by Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA), Ministry of Human Resource Development Government of India.

ARIIA is an initiative of Ministry of Education (earlier Human Resource Development), Govt. of India to systematically rank all major higher educational institutions and universities in India on indicators related to “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development” amongst students and faculties.

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Ranked 251-300 in the Emerging Economics University rankings-2021

Ranked 251-300 in the Emerging Economics University rankings by Times Higher Education (THE) 2021. This is a significant improvement from 301-350 rank last year to 251-300 rank in the latest edition of university rankings curated by the prestigious editorial body.

India’s first QS 5 Stars Rated University – 2021

KIIT becomes India’s first QS 5 Stars Rated University – 2021. KIIT has been awarded 5 Stars assessing from all the categories of QS criteria.

21st in India Rankings by NIRF – 2021

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology was ranked 21st among Indian Universities by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Development Government of India.

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KIIT School of Architecture & Planning Ranked 4th by GHRDC - 2021

KIIT School of Architecture & Planning Ranked 4th by GHRDC – 2021

School of Architecture & Planning, KIIT Deemed to be University has been ranked 4th nationally by Global Human Resource Development Centre (GHRDC), New Delhi.

GHRDC is a research-based organization involved in the rating and ranking of B-Schools, Engineering and Hotel Management Colleges in India since 1997.

201-300 in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings – 2021

KIIT Deemed to be University has been ranked in the cohort of 201-300 in the world by The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021.

KIIT also achieved standout results across the individual SDGs, ranking 86th for efforts to reduce inequality within and among countries SDG10, 101-200 for strengthening partnerships for the goals SDG17, 201-300 for Quality Education for the goals SDG4 and Peace and Just and Strong Institutions for SDG16.

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AICTE- Utkrisht Sansthan Vishwakarma Award – 2020

KIIT University leads the rankings in first place – Ranked 1 for ’India Fights Corona’ award & the certificate of excellence for the same.

KIIT University was unanimously selected by AICTE Government of India for its outstanding contributions in post-COVID 19 schemes & measure against the spread of COVID-19 across India.

THE Awards Asia – 2020

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) Deemed to be University has won the ‘THE Awards Asia’ 2020 declared by the Times Higher Education (THE) on 17th November 2020. KIIT, which has been declared winner in the category ‘Workplace of the Year’, is the only institute in India to get such prestigious recognition. It got this recognition “for its unstinting commitment to its staff and students, in particular to its early career faculty”.

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Eminence (IoE) Tag From UGC-2019

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India has issued Letter of Intent (LoI) for ‘Institution of Eminence’ (IoE) tag to KIIT Deemed to be University, informed Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS at a press meet in Bhubaneswar on September 7, 2019.

The HRD Ministry has issued a Letter of Intent (LoI) to KIIT on August 2, 2019. Importantly, KIIT Deemed to be University is the youngest University of India to get this prestigious tag.
The Expert Committee selected 10 public and 10 private institutions based on their presentation and recommended to the University Grants Commission (UGC). In this process, only 3 public and 3 private institutes were conferred IoE in the first phase. Later, it was examined by the UGC and the Expert Committee and finally, 5 institutes each from public and private sectors were selected for the for the ‘Institute of Eminence’ tag.

ISAS Badge From IAU-2019

KIIT Deemed to be University has become the first Indian university to get Internationalization Strategies Advisory Service (ISAS) Badge.

The recognition, which marks the achievement of milestones along the journey of internationalization, was given to KIIT at the award ceremony held during International Associations of University (IAU) 2019 International Conference on “Transforming Higher Education for the Future” at Puebla, Mexico on November 13-15, 2019.

Young University Rankings 2019

KIIT breaks into Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2019.
KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar has been ranked 301+ in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings.

KIIT is among a handful of Indian universities to enter Young University Rankings 2019 of THE.
The young University ranking puts spotlight on the best Universities under 50 years old and utilizes 5 broad parameters of Teaching, Research, International Outlook and Industrial Output.

KSOM Ranked 30th by NIRF -2019

KIIT School of Management, a constituent school of KIIT secured 30th rank in 2019 by National Institution Ranking Framework (NIRF), Govt of India.

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Odisha’s First Private University – To Enter QS BRICS University Rankings – 2018

KIIT became the first private varsity in Odisha and eastern India to enter into the prestigious QS BRICS University Rankings for 2018 being ranked 251-300 in the ranking list.

QS BRICS University Rankings 2018 assessed thousands of universities in BRICS countries; i.e., Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

KIIT’s inclusion in the QS ranking reflects high quality academics at the institute.

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Ranked 8th by World QS Rankings -2018

KIIT is the youngest deemed to be university in the country to figure in this prestigious World QS Rankings -2018. Ranked 8th among reputed private institutions in India, KIIT is the youngest deemed to be university in the country to figure in this ranking.