Applications for Under Represented groups

  • Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Deemed to be University is committed to the holistic development of each and every student, with the objective of making them a responsible global citizen of the future. In order to promote a free and fair learning experience in the campus, the University has a defined ‘Anti –discrimination and Equal Opportunity’ Policy abiding by Article 15 and 16 of the Indian Constitution. Article 15 mandates prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth, whereas Article 16 mandates equal opportunity in matters of public employment. The policy details in this regard are available at https://kiit.ac.in/equal-opportunity-policy/ .
  • As per the anti-discrimination policy, the University does not discriminate, and prohibits other adverse discrimination at the workplace, on the basis of religion, race, caste, sex, place of birth, descent, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or any of them (“Discrimination Characteristics”). The University does not condone any adverse discrimination against any person on its premises, whether that person is a student or employee or otherwise.
  • The University focuses on gender neutral policies and facilities. It also ensures gender neutral language in all its communications with the stakeholders and others.The University maintains the track of applications & admissions of underrepresented (and potentially underrepresented) groups including ethnic minorities, low income students, non-traditional students, women, LGBT students, disabled students etc through its admissions department. It maintains a statistical database of applications and admissions from different backgrounds, countries and ethnic groups.

Graphical Representation of applications received over the years

  • The University tries to maintain an impartial gender ratio across its streams. The University has a female representation of about 50% in disciplines across the University in 2020. The University had a female representation of about 40% in both academic and non academic positions in the year 2020. The University has appointed a transgender, as its Social Development Officer becoming the first in the private sector India to appoint one.
  • The University is proud to have student representation from outside the country from across the World and is visited by more than 300 students every year for short term programmes and internship programmes. 2000+ foreign students were pursuing the higher education in the University in 2019-20.

Graphical representation of student country wise

  • The University has defined policies towards Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) student groups and has put several systems in place to facilitate their study and career growth.
  • LGBTQ Policy has been formulated and implemented. Policy available at: https://kiit.ac.in/policies/lgbtq-students/
  • The University is also committed to ensuring disability does not provide a barrier to existing and prospective student & staff, we have clear disability policy for accessibility to our physical environment, admissions, recruiters advantage, support to differently able staff & student. Dedicated Website with information for Differently abled students and staff is also available: https://kiit.ac.in/service-for-differently-abled/.

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