Bhubaneswar, April 8 (LocalWire): Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar, has been ranked second among self-financing institutions in the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements.
President Ram Nath Kovind gave away the award to KIIT today in a special function held at New Delhi. Dr. Mrutyunjay Suar, Director, KIIT School of Biotechnology received the award.
ARIIA is an initiative of the HRD ministry to systematically rank all major higher educational institutions and universities in India on indicators related to ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development’ amongst students and faculties.
KIIT achieved a high rank due to its innovation and entrepreneurship centres, advanced laboratories, centres of excellence, collaborations with industries and international institutions.
This ranking will provide a boost to the institute that is constantly striving for academic and research excellence as well as excellence in innovation and entrepreneurship among students and faculty.
The first rank among self- financing institutions was bagged by VIT, Vellore, while SRM stood third.
Similarly, KIIT Deemed to be University ranked at 31st position in the list of top 100 Universities of India both in private and government sector.
The National Institutional Ranking Framework, MHRD 2019, today released the list of top 100 universities in India.