Why KIIT University is The First Choice for Most of the Students?

By Sonam Satapathy

KIIT - Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology was established in 1992 as an Industrial Training Institute and received the status of the university in 2004. KIIT University comprises 23 unique campuses and 1,800 faculty and researchers. Since its inception, the university has bagged several awards, ranks, and recognition. It has been accredited A Grade by NAAC and acquired the 8th position among the most reputed private universities. KIIT is the first and youngest university to be decorated with the “deemed to be university” title. 

The institution is the first choice for most of the students because of its contemporary infrastructure and facilities considering the fact that every student requires an environment that would help them to flourish and achieve their goals. Its classrooms, labs, and libraries are equipped with all the modern technologies which will help students to experience a new world of learning. Apart from these, the institution also facilitates students with facilities like LAN cable availability, Seminar Hall, Common Room, Cafeteria, Conference Room, WiFi-enabled campus, Sports Room, 24*7 Security, Pharmacy, etc.


Read here : KIIT University Admission Procedure, Placement details, Courses and Fees

KIIT Highlights:

Established year 1992
Type of University Deemed to be University
Programs 100+
Course Offered B.tech, M.tech, MBA, B.Sc (Nursing), B.Arch
Admission Criteria Entrance merit-based
Entrance test KIITEE
Admission Mode Online
World-Class Campus 23
Collaborations with reputed national & international institutions 162
Highest Placement Package 30 LPA
Average Placement Package 6.5 LPA
Top Recruiters Microsoft, Dell, Amazon, Deloitte, SAP, DBS, Hyundai
Faculty Ratio 12:1
Gender Ratio 3:2
Official Website https://kiit.ac.in/ 
Location KIIT Road, Patia Bhubaneswar Orissa, India

KIIT Admission:

There are several courses at UG, PG, and Research programs in various disciplines like engineering, computer science, business management, medical science, etc are offered by KIIT University. The candidates who want to apply for KIIT admission 2021, need to appear in the common entrance exam, KIITEE which is conducted by the university itself.

Eligibility Criteria:

All the aspirants, who are wishing to opt for KIITEE 2021 must satisfy all the eligibility criteria given below.

Degree Name Duration Eligibility
B. Tech 4 Years Candidates should secure at least 60% marks in Higher Secondary with Physics-Chemistry-Math (PCM) combination.
For Lateral Entry Courses - Candidates should have passed a 3-year diploma with a min of 60% marks.
B. Arch 4 Years Candidates should have secured at least 60% marks in Higher Secondary with Mathematics as a subject.
B. Sc 3 Years Candidates should have secured at least 50% marks in Higher Secondary in relevant subjects
BA 3 Years Candidates should have secured at least 50% marks in Higher Secondary level in any subjects
B.Com 3 Years Candidates should have secured at least 50% marks in Higher Secondary level in any subjects
B.Des 4 Years Candidates should have secured at least 50% marks in Higher Secondary level in any subjects
BFTP 3 Years Candidates should have secured at least 50% marks in Higher Secondary level in any subjects
M.Sc 2 Years Candidate must have bachelor's degree in relevant discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
MA 2 Years The candidate must have a bachelor's degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
M. Tech 2 Years Candidate must have BE/B.Tech or equivalent degree in respective branch with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.
MCA 3 Years Candidate must have a bachelor degree in any discipline having Mathematics as one of the subjects in either higher secondary or graduation. At least 50% marks in graduation.
M.Com 2 Years The candidate must have a bachelor's degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
Ph.D. (Engineering) 3 – 4 Years Candidates should possess Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering or a Master's Degree in Science.
Ph.D. (Biotechnology) 3 – 4 Years M.Tech/ME/MCA/MBA with minimum 60% marks or M.Sc./M.A/M.Com/LLM with minimum 55% marks.

KIIT Scholarship Provision:

There are some scholarship programs offered by KIIT University which help meritorious students in achieving their dreams in monetary terms. The final selection of the worthy candidates to get this scholarship is done by the selection committee.

Scholarship 1

Pradyumna Bal Memorial Scholarship:  In memory of Late Pradyumna Kishore Bal, Founder President of KIIT is donating a scholarship amount to the selected students. Every year two poor and meritorious students are picked and provided completely free education under this scholarship scheme. 

Scholarship 2

KIIT Poverty-cum-Merit Scholarship: This Scholarship is given to the poor and needy students. The scholarship amount and period are decided based on the need for the selected candidates.

KIIT Merit Scholarship: It is provided to the University Topper rankers like 1st, 2nd & 3rd students of each semester.

Scholarship 3

KIIT Merit Scholarship: The students who have topped the KIITEE exam (B.Tech & M.C.A) will avail of free education if admitted at KIIT University. KIIT University also provides some scholarship amount to the top 500 rankers of KIITEE (B.Tech.) during his/her study period at KIIT.

  • For general rank 1-100: INR 1,20,000 per annum
  • For rank 101- 500: INR 60,000 per annum
  • Toppers (Top 10) of central & state boards: INR 1,00,000 per annum
  • For all other courses KIITEE Rank holders-1: INR 60,000 per annum

Scholarship 4

Posco Scholarship: A scholarship amount has been provided by Posco India worth USD 500 to five meritorious students of KIIT University every year.

Scholarship 5

Teaching Assistantship Program: This scholarship program is for the M.Tech. students which were initiated to benefit the postgraduate students wishing to add their income while being a student and gain experience in teaching/ research.


Since its inception, KIIT University has an extraordinary placement record. The corporate world finds KIIT as the much-favored talent hunting ground as it delivers well-trained students. KIIT has its own Career Advisory and Augmentation Services department which trains its students by enhancing the holistic development of the students to shape their career in the corporate industry.

KIIT University Placement 2020 Highlights:

KIIT has always achieved a 100% placement record and the year 2020 was no different. Numerous companies took part during the KIIL University Campus drive 2020 and recruited more than 3000 students. 

The highlights of the KIIT placement Drive 2020 are mentioned below:

KIIT Placement 2020 Highlights

KIIT Highest Package 30 LPA by Amazon
KIIT Average Package 6.50 LPA
Job Offers 4379+
Top Companies Visited 195
Total No. of Eligible Students 3500
No. of Students Placed 3156
Students with Multiple Job Offers 1200

Top Recruiters of KIIT University

KIIT maintains its reputation as the most promising institution in terms of placement. It attracts some premiere names of the corporate world to select well-trained candidates from the University.

The list below will show some of the top recruiters of KIIT University:

  • Adobe
  • Aditya Birla
  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • CDK Global
  • HSBC
  • PwC
  • Capgemini 
  • Deloitte
  • HP Inc
  • Dell
  • Reliance
  • Samsung
  • MindTree
  • TCS
  • Wipro

Read also : Features of KIIT Bhubaneswar That Makes it Stand Out Among Others


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