Established as a modest institute in the idyllic city of Bhubaneswar in June 1992, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology is now a profound institute for learning with a vision, to build an imperishable society through education which revolves around boundless learning, research, and development. Having been granted the status of Deemed To Be University by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India in 2004, KIIT has been accorded the accreditation of the ‘A’ grade, by NAAC of UGC. KIIT offers more than 100 academic programs ranging from engineering to management, law to film studies. Inculcating global perspective, KIIT stands 8th among the reputed private universities in India, proclaimed as an ‘A’ category, by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, accredited by IET, UK as well as the ‘Tier-1’ accreditation (Washington Accord) for all engineering streams by the NBA, and is also a younger member of Association of Commonwealth Universities. In 2019, KIIT was recognized as an Institute of Eminence (IOE) by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).