Academic Audit 2019-20: KIIT-DU Conducts Virtual Welcome Meet

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KIIT Deemed to be University conducted a Virtual Welcome Meet during Academic Audit 2019-20 on 12th November 2020. Gracing the occasion, Prof. Hrushikesha Mohanty, Vice Chancellor, KIIT-DU said that academic audit can be understood as a scientific and systematic method of reviewing the quality of academic process in the institution. It is related to quality assurance and enhancing the quality of academic activities in HEIs.

Prof. Sudarshan Nanda, Research Chair, KIIT-DU stated that the purpose of the academic audit is to ensure qualitative processes/measures for Online Teaching, Learning and Evaluation. Earlier, Prof. Chinmoy Kumar Panigrahi, Director, Quality Assurance Cell extended a warm welcome to all the esteemed members for the Academic Audit. The Deans and Directors of all the Schools were urged to start the Academic Audit process at the School level. The session ended with the vote of thanks by Prof. Biswajit Mishra, Dean-Quality Assurance Cell. The meet was attended by Deans, Directors and Faculty Coordinators of different Schools. All members of Academic Audit appreciated the work and commitment of each staff and faculty member of KIIT-DU.

Recognizing the University’s high standards, the Ministry of HRD conferred it ‘A’ Category status in 2016. KIIT has been accredited by NAAC with grade ‘A’, besides NBA accreditation under Washington Accord to its eight B.Tech programmes. Letter of Intent (LoI) for ‘Institution of Eminence’ (IoE) tag has also been issued by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India in September 2019.

In fact, KIIT is an internationally-focused university and welcomes students from all corners of the globe. With international students enrolled from around 53 countries, it prides itself on being a cosmopolitan and multicultural campus. Laying claim to a global mindset, the university actively partners with other leading higher education institutions around the world to provide international opportunities to its students and faculties. With tie-ups with more than 190 leading institutions of the world, KIIT has a presence in over 50 countries, including USA, UK, Germany, Russia, Czech Republic, Japan, South Korea and Kenya. Apart from global recognition and pedagogical excellence, the University provides the best possible academic and non-academic grooming and empowerment that enables students to become high achievers.

Following Professors have been invited for Academic Audit for Session 2019-20:

Prof. V. R. Desai, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and Prof. G. R. Dodagoudar, IIT Madras are invited for School of Civil Engineering. Prof. I. Sengupta,  Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur;  Dr. B. Chitti Babu, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Chennai; and Dr. Ranjan Kumar Behera, IIT Patna are invited for different programs for School of Computer Engineering.

Dr. Diptendu Sinha Roy, Department of Computer Science and Engineering National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya is invited for different programs at the School of Computer Application. Prof. Ashok Kumar Pradhan, Professor, IIT Kharagpur and Prof. Thanga Raj Chelliah, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee are invited for different programs at School of Electrical Engineering.

Prof. A. Routray, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur; Dr. Thirusakthimurugan, Department of Electronics, Pondicherry Engg College; and Dr. Ritesh Kumar Keshri, VNIT Nagpur are invited for different programs at School of Electronics Engineering. Dr. Radhakant Padhi, IISc Bangalore; Prof.A. R. Mohanty, Deptt of Mechanical Engg, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur; Dr. V. S. S. Pavan Kumar Hari, Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay; and Dr. Bijay Kumar Rout, BITS Pilani are invited for different programs of School of Mechanical Engineering.

Prof. V. Vetrivel, IITM, Prof. P. K. Datta, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur; and Prof. T. Pal, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur are invited for different courses like Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry for School of Applied Sciences. Prof. N. C. Nayak, Professor and Head, Dept of HSS, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur is invited for different programs of School of Humanities. Prof. P. K. J. Mohapatra, Retd. Prof., Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and Prof. Aurobinda Tripathy, Retd. Prof., IIM-A, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur are invited for School of Management and School of Rural Management.

Prof. Rintu Banerjee, IIT Kharagpur and Prof. Amarendra Narayan Misra, Vice Chancellor, Khallikote Cluster University of Berhampur are invited for different programs of School of Biotechnology/Chemical Technology. Prof. S. K. Singh, Former Vice Chancellor, BHOJ University, Madhya Pradesh and Prof. Dr. Purvi Pokhorial, Director, Institute of Legal Studies, Nirma University, Ahmedabad are invited for School of Law.

Prof. (Dr.) Jugal Kishore, Vardhman Mahavir Medical  College (VMMC) and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi and Dr. (Maj.) Mukunda Chandra Sahoo, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar are invited for KIIT School of Public Health. Dr. Farhan Durrani, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi has been invited for Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences. Dr. L. Gopichandran, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and Prof. Suresh K. Sharma, Principal, College of Nursing, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Rishikesh have been invited for Kalinga Institute of Nursing Sciences.