Ranking and Recognition

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QS BRICS University Rankings 2018
Among Indian Universities Ranked by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Development Government of India

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.

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

In 2018, KIIT was placed 42nd rank among Indian Universities ranked by National Institution Ranking Framework (NIRF) , Govt of India. KIIT School of Management, a constituent school of KIIT secured 30th rank in the same year. Similarly KIIT has achieved 65th rank in overall ranking, 51st rank in Engineering and 20th rank in Medical.
Though very young, it is moving up the ladder of rankings and recognition with an increased acceleration with its focus on academics.


KIIT Ranking in BRICS QS Rankings
Tier 1 KIIT by NBA
A Grade KIIT by NAAC
KIIT Accredited by IET

ISAS Badge From IAU

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.
Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS said, teaching, learning, research and development strategies of KIIT have had international focus since its inception; for which it has been possible to get this badge.

Eminence (IoE) Tag From UGC

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.


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.

Major Achievements

During The Past 5 Years

  1. First Indian university to get Internationalization Strategies Advisory Service (ISAS) Badge.

  2. Institution Of Eminence (IoE) Tag From UGC

  3. Second ranking in the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA), an initiative of (MHRD), Govt. of India.

  4. KIIT holds ranking in the Times Higher Education (THE) 2019 on four sustainable development parameters. In terms of these parameters, KIIT has got 101-200 position with respect to Reduced Inequalities; 201+ in Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions and 301+ in Quality Education. Overall 301+ position globally.

  5. Conferred Category ‘A’ status by Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India in 2014

  6. ‘Tier 1’ Accreditation for Undergraduate Engineering programmes by National Board of Accreditation, which is a permanent signatory member of Washington Accord

  7. Education Excellence Award for Best Private University by Brands Academy

  8. Best University award by Europe Business Assembly

  9. Best University of the year Award by ASSOCHAM

  10. Best Regional University Award by The Socrates Committee, UK