KIIT School of Languages (KSOL) organized Virtual Induction Meeting on 15th January 2022 to formally welcome 187 students from various schools & departments of the KIIT Deemed to be University to 9 different Language Proficiency Certificate courses for the Fifth Session (January- March 2022). The 187 enrolment of the current batch is the highest among all the 5 quarterly sessionstill date.
The event was graced by Prof. (Dr.) Saranjit Singh, Pro Vice Chancellor, KIIT; Prof. (Dr.) Jnyana Ranjan Mohanty, Registrar and Prof. (Dr.) Beerendra Pandey, Dean, KSOL who welcomed the newly joined students with their encouraging remarks and insight on industry perspectives of foreign language learning.
KSOL launched a new course on Korean Language Proficiency in the current January 2022 session which got an overwhelming response through enrollments. French, German and Korean become the top three language preferences with admissions of 43, 41 and 25 respectively. Enrolments for other courses are Japanese -21, Communicative English-23, Spanish-13, IELTS Preparatory-9, Odia-9 and Sanskrit-3.
Students from over 15 Schools of KIIT Group of Institutions participated at the Session along with Faculty Members, Staff and Referral Admissions. The Schools of Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering and Law are the biggest contributors for the fifth session admissions with 79, 21 and 18 enrolments respectively.
All the nine trainers welcomed their respective language students with encouraging words. They are Mr Subhrangshu Mohanty (French), Mr Pravin Kumar Gupta (German), Mr Rajesh Kumar (Korean), Ms Prajna De (Japanese), Ms Amrita Chhotaroy (Communicative English), Mr Asit Swarnakar (Spanish), Ms Suchismita Bastia (IELTS Preparatory), Dr. Pramodini Jena (Odia) and Dr. Trupti Mishra (Sanskrit).
Prof. (Dr.) Bhabani Prasad Panda, Director, KIIT Law School, who enrolled for Sanskrit course, spoke on the purpose of his becoming a student to learn a new language. The mentor of the Sanskrit proficiency course, Prof. (Dr.) Harekrishna Satapathy, Former Vice-Chancellor, National Sanskrit University, Tirupati and KISS Deemed to University, Bhubaneswar also addressed to audience citing significance of learning the ancient Indian language. The Induction Meeting was initiated and moderated by Mr. Sameer Kumar Das, Deputy Director, KSOL.