This article will serve as a complete guide about KIIT formally known as Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology. As a result you will get in-depth knowledge about the ins and outs of the university, so that you don’t miss out on any information before becoming a “KIITIAN “.
Let’s Start With KIIT’s Ranking
KIIT has been recognized and has performed incredibly good in many fields. Many such factors taken to consideration, different accredited bodies publish its national and international rankings of registered universities and colleges.
Ranked No. 1 in ARIIA Ranking -2020 :
KIIT Deemed to be University has been ranked No 1 among the Private Higher Education Indian Universities by ARIIA (Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements)
Eminence (IoE) Tag From UGC-2019 : The UGC and an Expert Committee had finalized 5 institutes each from public and private sectors and were selected for the for the ‘Institute of Eminence’ tag.
India’s first QS 5 Stars Rated University – 2021 :KIIT has been awarded 5 Stars assessing from all the categories of QS criteria.
And many more: To see all the rankings and recognitions click here.
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Let’s Talk about KIIT’s Campus Life
KIIT has an open campus. Therefore every department has its own specific school building where students of their respective departments will go for his/her classes.
In total KIIT has 23 campuses in Patia Bhubaneswar, with 15 Sports Complexes with Swimming Pools, 15 Food Courts, across 25 square km Academic Township.
Class Timings : Classes generally starts at morning 8:00 AM and ends near about 6:00PM. Although this may vary depending on your department and your department’s course structure. ( For example if you are a student from ETC/EEE department, usually the course is heavier in terms of course content and understanding time and therefore extra classes or more than one full days are usual ).
Full Day and Half Day : Usually in a week you will have one full day comprising of 7-9 hours of lecture and one half day comprising of 2-4 hours of lecture. Rest of the days classes tend to be between 4-6 hour mark.
To know more about KIIT’s academic life specifically in the department of School of Computer Engineering click here.
After Classes Fun: Usually after your classes you will return to your hostel to freshen up and head on to everyone’s favorite hangout spot that is “The KIIT ROAD”. Here you will find almost all the KIITIANS be it a fresher or a final year, strolling down the road with their “friends”, and homies munching some Shawarmas, Mafia Auntie’s famous Samosa chaat , or the world famous BAHUBALI ROLL.
Nonetheless you cannot miss out on The Chai Bar. This place has a special place in every KIITIAN’s heart. I know these are a lot more interesting places you know or might like to know about.
To know more about the amazing places one can visit in and around KIIT click here.
If you are not a big foodie and would love to be productive after your classes, you have the clubs and societies. Each club has something great to offer and you can take advantage by taking part in these extra curricular activities to improve your leadership skills, management skills, technical skills and much more.
All these societies organize meet ups on a regular basis in Open Air Theaters or in the KSAC. Overall if you want to build your connections and come out of your shell, being a part of any clubs or society is the number one to-do you should have in mind after becoming a part of the KIIT family.
There are 28 official societies an 10+ clubs in KIIT. For all the nerds who want to develop an app or a website or build some unique projects, even then you don’t miss out on opportunities . Clubs like DSC KIIT, MSAC KIIT, KIIT ECELL and Konnexions will help you become the geek you ever had dreamed about.
Hostel Life at KIIT
This is the place you will spend most of the time in KIIT. KIIT offers one of the most luxurious stay in entire India. Why so? You will believe me after seeing the pictures.
Click here to see the KIIT’s Hostel and Mess Review in detail.
From birthday bashes to those stressful exam nights, this is the place that you will remember your entire life. In four years of engineering you won’t realize the amazing family you have made and the bond of brotherhood that you will share.
Hostel Life comes with many learning curves. It will teach you how to acclimatize to new living spaces. It will teach you how to compromise and adjust. It will teach you discipline and most importantly it will teach you how to be independent and take care of yourself.
It will teach you to be responsible and communicate and make you acknowledge times when you should speak up and times when you should not.
Placement & Internship Opportunities
in KIIT – 2021
Finally the Biggest Question arrives – Will I get placed from KIIT?
The Answer to this Question is a Big Yes !! provided you have spent your last 3 years doing something worthwhile.
KIIT has one of the most dedicated management team and a best in class training and placement department who will leave no stones unturned to make you an asset to any top MNC’s out there. Students get offers from so many reputed companies. Microsoft, Amazon, Dell, Adobe, HighRadius, VMware to name a few. Offers ranging to 40+ lpa can be expected in KIIT’s campus drive.
To know more in-depth about the placements and internships click here for detailed overview
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