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.