Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) is a Deemed to be University located at Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. KIIT is unique among its peer institutions in having 22 schools on one contiguous campus offering more than 100 programs offering UG/PG studies in the disciplines including engineering, management, medical and law. KIIT has been awarded Tier1 status by NBA (AICTE), accredited with grade ‘A’ by NAAC (UGC) , ranked 42 among the Indian Universities ranked by NIRF , Govt. of India and has been accredited by IET , U.K.
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. KIIT is only self-financing university in Eastern India to enter The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 and QS BRICS World University Ranking.