June 2017
KIIT observes "International Day of Yoga" 21.06.2017
KIIT Felicitates IAS Topper Suman Saurav Mohanty 07.06.2017  
KiiT International School Excels in CBSE 10th Exam 03.06.2017  
Three KIIT Alumni Crack Civil Services Exam 2016 01.06.2017  

News & Events

KIIT observes "International Day of Yoga"

International Yoga Day was celebrated in KIIT & KISS at KIIT Cricket Stadium on 21st June, 2017. Thousands of Staff, students and teachers of KIIT & KISS assembled at 6:45 am in KIIT ground for practice Yoga. At 7:00am Yoga starts as per schedule of national yoga ceremony. In KIIT the Yoga practice was lead by Founder, KIIT & KISS Dr. Achyuta Samanta. Inaugurating the International Yoga Day Dr. Samanta said, Yoga is the only way to free our body and mind from various illnesses. Yoga is a journey through the inner ‘self’ to connect to the supreme soul. Yoga and meditation are essential for every human as it relaxes mind and resists body, he added.

The United Nations has declared June 21, as the International Yoga Day for the first time. As many as 192 countries were participated in International Yoga Day. It is a matter of pride for all Indians that yoga which is part of our culture is getting such attention on an international platform.

Then different yet common yoga asanas were carried out by the students and staff members assembled for the purpose. Later, some extraordinary yoga asanas were demonstrated by two students of KISS. At the end, Dr. Gaganendu Dash, Director, Sports, proposed Vote of Thanks.

KIIT Felicitates IAS Topper Suman Saurav Mohanty

KIIT felicitated its alumnus and 9th rank holder in the UPSC Civil Services Examination Suman Saurav Mohanty at a special ceremony here on June 7, 2017. He was a 2008 batch student of B.Tech Mechanical Engineering of KIIT University.

“Suman has not only brought glory to KIIT, but also to the State of Odisha. His success will motivate and inspire coming batches of the University”, said Prof. Achyuta Samanta, Founder KIIT & KISS. He also felicitated his father Shri Santanu Kumar Mohanty, a retired OAS officer and mother Smt. Kabita Mohanty.

After passing out from KIIT University, Suman got job offers from Wipro and Reliance Energy through campus placement. He joined Reliance Energy and worked in this company for four years. He briefly worked with the Govt. of Odisha before joining Odisha Administrative Service (OAS). Later, he cleared UPSC Civil Services Examination and joined Indian Revenue Service (IRS). However, he was pushed by his mother to try again for Indian Administrative Service. His hard work and patience was rewarded when he secured 9th rank in his next attempt.           

Speaking at the felicitation ceremony, Suman said, “I owe my success to the blessings of God, my family, particularly my mother, and ethos and values learnt at KIIT”. Revealing that he was asked about the process of empowerment in Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) in the interview, he stated, “I have learnt humility and dedication from the Founder of KIIT & KISS. I am grateful to my teachers who are strict and caring at the same time. I want to see KIIT University as the top University of the world”.

Among others, Secretary, KIIT & KISS, Shri R. N. Dash, Vice Chancellor, Prof. P. P. Mathur and Registrar, Prof. Sasmita Samanta also spoke on the occasion.  

KiiT International School Excels in CBSE 10th Exam

KiiT International School (KiiT-IS), a constituent of KIIT Group of Institutions, has posted excellent result in the Class 10 examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, which were published on Saturday. All the students are placed in First division with 30% students has scored CGPA 10, while more than 50 % students secured CGPA 9. With this KiiT International School repeats the history.

Parents of students studying in KiiT International School have heaped praise on it for achieving excellent result in the board examinations and winning national and international accolades in the midst of several thousand public schools.

Expressing satisfaction over the achievement, while thanking Chairperson of the School, Dr. Mona Lisa Bal and Principal Dr. Sanjay Suar and students of KiiT international School, Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS said, high standard teaching learning process and value education system imparted in this School proves the international standard of the school.

Three KIIT Alumni Crack Civil Services Exam 2016

Three KIIT Alumni Suman Saurav Mohanty and Avishyant Panda from Odisha and Haris Bin Zaman from Bihar cracked the prestigious Civil Services Examination 2016, result of which was declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on May 31, 2017. Suman, a student of B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering 2008 batch, secured 9th rank, while Avishyant and Haris were placed in 91st and 646th rank respectively. Avishyant passed out in 2011 and Haris in 2012 in B. Tech Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering.

After getting the news Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT and KISS congratulated them for their success over telephone. “It is remarkable that three students of one institution have cracked the Civil Services Exam in the same year. Only four years of exposure in KIIT helped them secure high ranks in Civil Services Exam”, he said. In the coming years, many more students of the University will get success in this exam, he added.

Students and alumni of KIIT University expressed their pleasure after getting the news. It will inspire and provide motivation to them, they said. The faculty members and staff of KIIT University also expressed their happiness over this success of the alumni. These three students have been invited to a special felicitation function at KIIT.

Many students of KIIT have got success in Civil Service Exam in previous years. The University has established a School of Leadership to prepare the students for this exam.