About KIIT Deemed to be University
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) Deemed to be University has come a long way within the shortest span of time as world class institution. Since its inception in 1992, KIIT has been emphasizing on quality education and it was declared as a University (u/s 3 of UGC Act of 1956) in 2004. The multidisciplinary University having 22 constituent school is presently offering diverse programmes with 30,000 students pursuing bachelors, masters and doctoral studies in Engineering, Management, Medicine, Dental Science, Nursing, Fashion Technology, Cinema & Mass Media Studies, and Language and Sculpture etc. Govt. of India recognised KIIT as Institution of Eminence 2019.
About School of Applied Science
School of Applied Sciences was established in the year 2009 by strengthening the then Department of Basic Sciences formed since 1997. Currently, consisting of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics Departments, the School offers different courses to most of the UG and PG programmes in Engineering, Law, Biotechnology, Film and media sciences. In addition, the school has vibrant Ph D programs in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with about a hundred existing doctoral students and forty students have been awarded Ph D, till date. With thirty sponsored research projects from various funding agencies, sixty faculty members are working on cutting edge research projects. Many National and International events are organized by the school regularly and interactions between different stakeholders are continuously happening in the campus.
About the Chemistry Department
As established in 1997, Department of Chemistry School of Applied Sciences is serving to this University as a supporting department of the technical degree. The department is enriched with highly qualified and well experienced faculty members in terms of academics as well as research. The department has Integrated MSc-PhD in Applied Chemistry and PhD program. Simultaneously, it is also involved in rendering quality education to the B.Sc. and M.Sc. students of the sister concern institutions KISS. It is bagged with a number of awards and honors for its quality research and has produced a good numbers of Ph D students. It is constituted with 20 faculty members, 12 supporting staffs, 25 research scholars. The department is proud of having association of Dr. Achutya Samanta as a professor who is serving as a founder of KIIT and KISS.