Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology has grown to be one of the finest technical and management education centers in India offering Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in Technology, Masters in Computer Application and Masters in Business Administration. A recent addition to KIIT is KIMS, which focuses on health education through its Medical College, Dental College and Nursing School offering MBBS, BDS and Nursing courses respectively.
KIIT offers its academic courses from eleven sprawling campuses spread over 25,00,000 sq. ft built up area. Continuing its tradition of providing high quality educational programmes. KIIT University is a pioneer in implementing information and communication technology in education. A coalescence of education and the latest technological know-how is achieved with the support of a unique state-of-the-art campus.
The University is also one of its kind to integrate technical education with social service. It has promoted Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) for tribal students. This fully residential school provides free education and all basic needs of the students. KISS combines traditional learning with vocational training to enable the inmates earn a respectable livelihood on completion of their studies.
KIIT has the unique distinction of becoming the youngest educational institution in the country to be declared a University (U/S 3 of the UG Act, 1956) by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Achieving a spectacular growth in a short span of time, KIIT has also become the youngest institution in India to receive accreditation by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) of All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) for its degrees in technology, computer applications and management. The process of Accreditation takes into account the excellence of the institution in infrastructure facilities, faculty, academic standards, etc. These provide ample testimony of KIIT commitment towards quality education.