Life at KIIT
Life at KIIT is more than just lectures and study sessions. Students get a plenty of excuses to take a well-earned break from books. Our packed calendar of events and activities means a new friend is never far away.
At KIIT, students have a meaningful learning experience while enjoying all that university life has to offer. University is important, but it should also be a time to make friends and have great experiences outside the classroom. That’s why – along with libraries, lecture theaters and Wi-Fi hotspots – all of our campuses offer places to socialise, get a coffee and hang out during leisure. Soaking up the university atmosphere, meeting friends and reflecting on your classes are valuable take- aways of the student experience.
Its our priority to ensure that all students make a smooth transition to university and don’t feel alone. KIIT’s orientation program includes workshops, social events, study groups and opportunities to get you involved in campus life. Participating in these activities ensure you make a successful start to studying at KIIT.
Student friendly and Parent Friendly
Since its inception, focus of KIIT has been on student centric governance system. Entire system and structure of KIIT has evolved around this focus. The students are highly satisfied and disciplined due to its student friendly policies. Every staff of KIIT, from top to bottom, interacts with students and takes care of their concern in most friendly manner.
KIIT University is one of the early adopters of Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) in the country, as per the University Grants Commission (UGC) guidelines. It provides choice for students to select courses of their own choice – core, elective and minor – based on their interest, aptitude and career goals. Besides a wide range of courses to choose from, it ensures a holistic learning experience for the students.
KIIT actively promotes entrepreneurship among its students and youths at large. An Entrepreneurship Cell has been set up to provide guidance and resources to the students with interest and aptitude. As a result, KIIT students have good track record of entrepreneurial success. Similarly, KIIT Technology Business Incubator (TBI) offers incubation facilities for new ideas through various stages of entrepreneurial development. About 35 enterprises have successfully graduated from KIIT-TBI, while many others are in the process. KIIT-TBI is supported by DST and various other bodies of Govt. of India.
Ample opportunity is provided by KIIT to the students to involve in research and development activities. The University has taken steps to build and nurture a culture of research & development and innovation. Centre for Scientific Research and Central Advanced Research Centre (CARC) has been established to provide impetus to research and development activities, both by faculty and students. Students of KIIT have the distinction of being appreciated at national and international forum for their research projects. In recent years, KIIT team have emerged as a strong contender in the prestigious automobile design competitions organized by BAJA SAE as well as prestigious Aeronautical Design competition, ‘Aero Design West’. Numerous research papers authored by students have been published in reputed national and international journals.
KIIT has a ‘Tutor-Mentor Programme‘, in which a teacher is placed as a mentor of a small group of students, enhances the all round development of the students by ensuring an appropriate classroom environment, broadening curriculum participation and strengthening the bond between the students and the teachers. Mentors provide emotional as well as academic support, guidance, motivation, pose themselves as ideal role models for the mentees and also help them in their career growth.
KIIT, which initiated implementation of SAP in a bid to improve campus life and add value to the governance system, has gone live with SAP-MM, FI, HR, Student Life Cycle Management (SLCM), EP, PI, FSS, MSS, ESS, SSS, and BIBO Modules in all its schools and offices in one go. With this, KIIT has become the only university in India to use SAP in all processes in all schools in one go. It has joined top 100 universities of the world to run SAP to simplify and digitize their schools, as informed by Global Vice President of SAP, Dr. Malcolm J. Woodfield. Implemented and managed by Enterprise Applications Management (EAM) Division of KIIT, this highly successful project is a milestone contribution towards the ‘Digital India’ initiative.
Students of KIIT get unmatched exposure by attending and interacting with eminent academicians, legal luminaries, corporate leaders, policy makers and scientists, who come to attend numerous academic conferences, seminars and workshops organized round the year. So far, 18 Nobel Laureates visited KIIT and delivered talks under Nobel Lecture Series and KIIT Knowledge Tree, which are unique initiatives to provide exposure to students.
Ample opportunity is provided by KIIT to the students to involve in research and development activities. The University has taken steps to build and nurture a culture of research & development and innovation. Centre for Scientific Research and Central Advanced Research Centre (CARC) has been established to provide impetus to research and development activities, both by faculty and students. Students of KIIT have the distinction of being appreciated at national and international forum for their research projects.
In recent years, KIIT team have emerged as a strong contender in the prestigious automobile design competitions organized by BAJA SAE as well as prestigious Aeronautical Design competition, ‘Aero Design West’. Numerous research papers authored by students have been published in reputed national and international journals.
Every programme is designed to ensure that students achieve a desired level of knowledge, skill and attitude specific to a particular area and domain. Potential employers, faculty, alumni and students are consulted regularly to update the course structure and curriculum.
The objectives of each course and their sequential delivery are designed in such a way that the program outcome is achieved. A balanced mix of full-time and visiting faculty, class-room and lab/field level learning, and internal and external assessment leads to the achievement of intended learning outcomes.
Project-based Learning System at KIIT involves an optimum combination of classroom lecture and innovative teaching pedagogy such as Live Industry Projects, Simulation Process, Role Play, Case Study Presentations, Seminars, Business Exercises, Group Discussions, Field Activities, Research Activities, Industrial Visits, Projects and Dissertations, Use of Reverse Teaching Methods, Tutor Mentor Scheme and ‘Earn while You Learn’ Scheme. KIIT proactively nurtures students’ creativity through:
- Student Research Cell for innovative research
- Encouragement to write and present research papers
- Academic seminars, workshops and conferences
- Financial support to participate in innovative competitions
- Financial support to present paper in national and international conferences
- Student societies and professional chapters
- Invited lectures by experts from academic and corporate sector.