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About Institute

Established in 1992 and opened five years later as a KIIT University is today one of the most prestigious universities in India. 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 relatively young, but prizes excellence and ambition. The contributions of KIIT's faculty, students and alumni have been earning national and international recognition.

It serves more than 27,000 students through its 28 Schools imparting globally recognised bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programmes in 100 plus disciplines, spanning engineering, medicine, management, biotechnology, law and more. Apart from global recognition and pedagogical excellence, the University provides the best possible academic and non-academic grooming and empowerment that enable one to become a global citizen and make an impact in the global workplace.

KIIT is an internationally-focussed university and welcomes students from all corners of the globe. With international students enrolled from around 45 countries, it prides itself on being a cosmopolitan and multicultural campus. Laying claim to a global mindset, the university actively partners with other leading higher education institutions around the world to provide international opportunities to its students and faculty. With tie-ups with 140 leading institutions of the world, KIIT has a presence in over 50 countries, including USA, UK, Germany, Russia, Czech Republic, Japan, South Korea and Kenya.

KIIT is a multi-campus university. Its 23 campuses span 25 sq. km. and have a built up area of 12 million sq. ft. Apart from academic blocks, administrative blocks and student residences, attractions on campus include a Rose Garden, Art Gallery, Sculpture Garden, Tribal Museum and a 35000 capacity multisport stadium.

KIIT emphasises close collaborations between faculty and students to address academic, technological and societal challenges. A strong and effective tutor-mentoring system is among many innovative teaching-learning and student-friendly in\itiatives taken by KIIT. Students of the University have not only gone on to join some of the world's most successful companies, but also excelled in fields of their choosing, including participating in Olympic games as a member of Indian 

KIIT University is unique in integrating professional education with social concern. Its protégé, Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), provides holistic education from KG to PG, food accommodation, health care and all basic necessities absolutely free to 25,000 poorest of the poor tribal children.

Declared a University under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956

'A' Category University as per notification of Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India

Accredited by NAAC of UGC in 'A' Grade

Tier 1 Accreditation (Washington Accord) for Engineering Streams by NBA

All academic programmes recognized by the respective Statutory Bodies of the Govt. of India.

Respective Courses Approved by Statutory Bodies of Govt. of India: MCI, DCI, BCI, INC, etc.

The institute also has other recreational and intellectually stimulating facilities like Sculpture Park, Art Gallery, Tribal Art Gallery, Rose Garden, Medicinal Herbs garden, etc. The hostels, the food courts dotting the campus and other essential amenities like banking, postal services, transport, currency exchange counters, healthcare support, makes the campus very livable and world class.

Intellectual Capital & International Recognition
KIIT is a structured and decentralized institution. It is perhaps the only self-financing institution in the country where top functionaries, including Chancellor and Vice Chancellor, are renowned academicians. Each school is headed by a distinguished academician. The University has a healthy student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1, with 1800 faculty members offering a rigorous curriculum and access to varied learning opportunities and hands-on research. The faculty are drawn from institutions of repute such as IITs, IIMs, XLRI, IISc, JNU, etc. The quality is amply demonstrated by the patents held by various faculty members, the-state-of-the-art labs, the research grants coming from various agencies both in India and abroad, national and international conferences, symposiums and workshops held here and hundred percent placement record.

Faculty members of the University actively involve themselves in consultancy projects from various industries. Currently nearly 100 research and consultancy projects funded by various national and international funding agencies like UBS Promedica Foundation, Switzerland; Karolinska Institute, Sweden; DST, DBT, MNRE, Govt. of India, etc. are ongoing with 
substantial budget outlay. During the past one year, faculty members and research scholars of the University published around 700 research papers in peer reviewed journals and around 300 papers were presented in national and international seminars/ conferences. Over 600 of the research papers have been indexed in international databases like Scopus.

KIIT actively promotes students research and projects of its students have the distinction of being appreciated at national and international forum, including being selected for the prestigious Indian Science Congress.

KIIT has embraced memberships of several important institutions including :

International Association of Universities (IAU)
Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
University Mobility in  Asia and the Pacific (UMAP)
International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP) 
European Association of International Education (EAIE)
International Institute of Education (IIE), New York
United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) 
Eurasian Silk Road Universities Consortium (ESRUC), Turkey 

Centre for Innovation & Research
Research and Development is one of the significant activities in KIIT University, and given a high priority. The University has taken steps to build and nurture a culture of research & development and innovation. It has established a Centre for Scientific Research with seed money of US$ 1.2 million, the only private University in the country to establish such a centre. The multidisciplinary research work has been attracting financial support to the tune of few million dollars every year. Further, a Central Advanced Research Centre (CARC) has been established in 1 lakh sq. ft. built up area with sophisticated equipments for advanced research

Why Us?


KIIT Group of Institutions is spread over 25 sq. km. of land accommodating 20 sprawling wi-fi campuses with 7.5 million sq.ft. built up area. All campuses are named after the famous rivers in India. From Krishna to Kaveri and from Kharasrota to Kathajodi (names of the campuses), buildings in a variety of architectural styles have been designed to blend harmoniously into the aesthetically manicured landscape. KIIT University campus is as beautiful and famous as the Temple city of Bhubaneswar and serves as an ideal place for bringing up enlightened scholars. Everything that one would expect of a world-class institution is located here:state-of-the-art lecture theatres, hostels, library, conference halls, convention centre, hospital, bank, post office, railway reservation centre, outdoor playgrounds and indoor stadiums.


There are separate hostels for boys and girls with round-the-clock wireless internet and intranet connectivity. About 30% of the hostel rooms are air conditioned. All the hostels have attached canteens serving good quality Indian and Continental foods. A dedicated international hostel accommodates foreign students. Each hostel has 24-hour reading room and facility for indoor and outdoor games.

  a) Hygienic Kitchen & Dining Hall
  b) Round the clock Internet and Intranet Facility
  c) 24-hour Reading Room Facility
  d) Facility for all types of indoor and outdoor games
  e) Flooring with marble tiles
  f) Good quality food


There are adequate number of classrooms in each campus for 20,000 students enrolled in KIIT University. Classrooms are air conditioned and designed as per the international standard. The teaching is imparted with the help of LCD projector and other sophisticated teaching aids.


To keep both body and mind fit to undertake the challenges of life, KIIT has made all provisions for its students through sports, games, fitness, recreation, gym, Yoga etc. Medical facility in the campus, as well as beyond, is provided by a 1300 bedded super speciality hospital attached to Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, a KIIT University constituent, which provides free medical consultancy to its students. KIIT has instituted a well equipped Health Club at par with any five star Hotel inside the Campus with following instruments - Back Press, Leg Press, Leg curling. Cline up station, shoulder press butter fly, abdominal exercise station, horizontal bar and Arm curling station. For Details Visit


Facilities for Meetings & Conferences:
KIIT provides excellent ambience for national and international level conferences and seminars. Its Central Convention Centre Complex houses a world-class Auditorium having a seating capacity of 1600, besides a Guest House with 5-star facilities (42 suits), Conference Halls (18 Nos.), Exhibition Ground (5 acre) and Banquet Hall. It is the largest of its type in the state of Odisha and one of the best in Eastern India. In addition, there are well-equipped auditoriums and conference halls in each campus. There are 20 Open Air Theatres (OATs) in different campuses aving capacities ranging from 500 to 50000.


A vital component of technical education is practical knowledge. New and updated equipments are regularly incorporated in labs with latest technology, which gives the students an added advantage. KIIT-University is having a state of the art computer network established for the purpose of imparting high level computing facility and helps in expanding the knowledge base of every individual.


The Data Center is fully equipped with all the cutting edge industry standard devices like

  • Blade server from IBM and HP with INTEL Octa-core Xeon dual Process virtualized using Vmware
  • Private cloud for students and faculties 1st in east
  • IBM Rack and Tower Servers
  • HP(3-PAR) High-end Storage Area Network (SAN) Device with SSD, SAS and NLSAS drives
  • CISCO core switch 6509 two numbers with HSRP for providing high network availability in active-active mode
  • Aruba WI-FI Network with next-generation access management, network infrastructure and mobility application solutions for mobile enterprise networks supporting 802.11ac
  • Other WI-FI Access Points from Motorola, Avaya, D-link
  • JUNIPER Firewall with RADWARE LINK LOAD Balancer
  • Cloud-based Streaming Server for TV/Video (


All classroom and Hostels are Wi-Fi enabled

  • 1400 Wi-fi Access Points (AP) installed across campus
  • Two Controller in active-active with high availability installed at central Data-center to manage these AP
  • For security all students and staffs assigned with individual id for university network login under KIIT domain
  • All Students and Staff of university assigned with Email id under university domain
  • There are 17000 laptops and 3250 desktops in our network
  • Four ISP connectivity with 1.18Gbps internet link
  • 10G and 1G fiber connectivity between inter-campuses




  • Campus is equipped with IP based wireless surveillance cameras and NVR
  • All hostels are equipped with CCTV cameras and DVR
  • Centralized control room to monitor all campuses
  • 3128 cameras installed across campus covering 5 sq. km.
  • VHF walky-talky for security staff
  • EPBAX with 1000 direct exchange landline



KIIT Sports & Fitness Centre has a swimming pool, multi-gym, besides facility for other sports and games.

It is a university with a vision, KIIT promotes sports and games among the students and staff. Sports activity in KIIT University is facilitated by KIIT Stadium, Central Indoor Stadium and 10 sports complex distributed in different campuses. Sprawling over an area of 29 acre, KIIT Stadium has the capability to hold day & night matches and can seat upto 40,000 spectators. It has facility for Cricket (turf wicket), Hockey (astroturf), Kabaddi, Football, Volleyball, Kho-Kho, Throwball, Basketball, Rugby, Handball, Netball and Track & Field (400 m).

KIIT’s Central Indoor Stadium – Biju Patnaik Indoor Stadium – is the hub for indoor sports activities. It is one of the biggest in-campus indoor stadiums of the country. It has facilities for Basketball, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Badminton, Billiards & Snooker (air conditioned), Chess, Carom, Health Club, 12 Station Multi-gym and Yoga Centre. In addition to these two central facilities, 10 Sports Complex are located in different campuses. Each such facility has a swimming pool, multi-gym, besides facility for other sports and games.

10. KIIT Stadium

KIIT Stadium is the center piece of the athletic outdoor facilities of the University. Sprawling over an area of 29 acre, this modern stadium has the capability to hold day & night matches and can seat upto 40,000 spectators.    

Cricket (turf wicket)

Hockey (Astroturf)










Track & Field (400 m)



KIIT’s Indoor Stadium – Biju Patnaik Indoor Stadium – is the hub for indoor sports activities of the University. It is one of the biggest in-campus indoor stadiums of the country. 



Table Tennis


Billiards & Snooker (air conditioned)



Health Club

12 Station Multigym

Yoga Centre



Other Sports Facilities

In addition to these two central facilities – KIIT Stadium and Biju Patnaik Indoor Stadium – all major campuses of KIIT University have own sports infrastructure for the convenience of the students. Over 3,71,354 sq. ft. of well-appointed courts, tracks and fields, it provides facilities for several popular sports. 



Lawn Tennis


Cricket (cemented pitch)



Track & Field (200 m)


Swimming Pool

Health Club



National & International Sports Event at KIIT

Excellent infrastructure for sports and games at KIIT University has attracted attention of various sports associations at national level. As a result KIIT has been frequently chosen to host national and international level sports tournaments.



The Canteen at KIIT serves delicious multi-cuisine food. The menu includes Odia, South Indian, Chinese and Continental dishes. The cafeteria inside the campus serves soft and hot drinks, snacks and ice creams.


There are 15 Food Courts specializing in cuisines from different parts of the world. They serve a wide selection of national and international dishes. These food courts are in addition to 20 canteens attached to as many hostels.


KIIT has thoughtfully created and developed a whole gamut of amenities to support prestigious National and International events. There are three well-furnished guest houses for accommodation of delegates. One of the guest houses with five-star facilities is conveniently located in the Convention Centre Complex. Smooth conduct of an event is ensured through round-the-clock uninterrupted power supply and network connectivity.


KIIT Green is a bold initiative of KIIT University to control environmental pollution and to create a healthy ambience in and around 25 sq. km. area in which different campuses of KIIT are located. A mega plantation has been done in which more than one lakh saplings were planted. The University has drawn ambitious plan to make KIIT campus totally vehicle free. In the first phase, use of two wheeler, both by students and staffs, has been prohibited, after putting in place an effective alternative transport arrangement. Besides mass plantation and limiting vehicular pollution, other environmentally friendly initiatives under KIIT Green are rain water harvesting and water management, sewerage treatment, biogas, solar energy, etc.


     a) KIIT has thoughtfully created and developed the whole gamut of amenities to support any prestigious international level event.

          b) There are three well-furnished guest houses for accommodation of delegates. One of the guest houses with five- star facilities is conveniently located in the Convention Centre Complex.

         c)  Smooth conduct of an event is enabled by ensuring round-the-clock uninterrupted power supply and network connectivity.

         d)Students and delegates alike benefit from amenities such as canteens, railway reservation center and post office. Banking facilities are offered from in-campus branches or ATMs of several Nationalised and private sector Banks.


14. Transportation
KIIT has its own fleet of buses to cater to the transportation needs of its students, staff members and visiting guests. These buses serve as the link between the campus and the city.


Central Library sets the goal of establishing a world class library by integrating information sources and services across disciplines in one umbrella by building a sound and comprehensive collection of both conventional and electronic resources on all branches of knowledge with a robust hi-tech infrastructural facilities and to redesign and revamp the systems and services in efficient, effective , and dynamic ways tailoring to meet the myriad information needs of students, research scholars, and faculty members of the university pin-pointedly, exhaustively and expeditiously anywhere on campus and beyond 24x7 hours for the sake of promoting academic excellence.

Every year KIIT University attracts thousands of students from around the world. There are many reasons why you should study at KIIT University too.

·         KIIT University is unique. 

·          KIIT University Library is one of only five National Research Libraries in the UK, with more than 1.5 million items and extensive electronic resources in 400 languages.

·         KIIT University offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. 

·         KIIT University is consistently ranked among the top higher education institutions in the India and the world.

·         KIIT University offers a friendly, vibrant campus in the heart of the world's greatest city.

·         KIIT University is diverse and lively. 

·         Small group teaching remains an important feature of study at KIIT University. 

·         KIIT University takes student services seriously and offers many sources of support and advice on matters ranging from finance to exam worries. Among others, we have a dedicated Welfare team, Careers Service, Disability Advisor,Diversity Advisor and dedicated academic advisors for undergraduate, postgraduate/research and mature students.

·         KIIT University students are satisfied. 

·          KIIT University prepares you for todays job market...


We welcome you to become part of the KIIT University experience and invite you to learn more about us by exploring our website.


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