KIIT Deemed to be University is unique in integration professional education with social concern. It offers much more than merely academic qualification.
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Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), the largest tribal institute of the world, provides food, accommodation, health care & all the basic necessities of life absolutely free to 37,000 (27,000 existing students and 10,000 graduates) poor tribal children to pursue their studies here from KG to PG as well as vocational training.
As a university with a vision, KIIT promotes sports and games among the students, along with academics. Sports activity is facilitated by KIIT Stadium and 15 international standard sports complex distributed in different campuses.
KIIT Green is a bold initiative of KIIT 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.
Skills and knowledge are the driving force of economic growth and social development for any country. KllT has actively engaged in Skilling India drive and successfully merged academics with skill training to enhance employability of the youths. The institute has provided skill training – both vocational and high-end – in a wide range of disciplines to 4,000 youths during last one year and facilitated their gainfulemployment or self-employment.
At present, KlIT is imparting vocational skill training in over 64 high demand areas. Youths from both rural and urban areas are encouraged to join the training. General electrician training, General mechanical maintenance, Refrigerator & AC maintenance, Metal machining processes , Water supply system maintenance, etc. are among 17 focus areas. The
courses have an excellent placement success, while some trainees have even gone ahead and set up their own enterprises.
Similarly, the institute is imparting 32 advanced skilling courses. Some of the high-end technology skilling areas are:Advanced Electronics, Advanced Welding, Quality Management, Internet of Things, Genome Informatics, etc. So far, 3435 youths have completed advanced skilling training. KllT has been able to place 2729 trainees, while 15 have been assisted to set up their own enterprise.