NIRF Rankings 2021: KIIT Ranked 21st among Universities


Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) Deemed to be University has been ranked 21st among all public and private universities in the country in the NIRF India Rankings 2021 brought out by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. The latest Rankings were e-released by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister of Education, Govt. of India on 9th September 2021. KIIT has improved its position in this annual national-level ranking exercise compared to last year, when it had achieved 24th rank.


KIIT Law School has been placed among top 10 Law Schools in India. Similarly, all the streams have recorded significant improvement compared to last year. 

Performance of KIIT, a young university of only 17 years, in this prestigious ranking is impressive as it is a huge multi-disciplinary university with as many as 28 faculties. Notably, KIIT has consistently been setting milestones in professional and higher education and research. Last week, it was ranked 801 – 1000 globally in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022. “I firmly believe that slow and steady wins the race, and wish KIIT to keep climbing up the ladder and continue to strive towards excellence”, remarked Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS.

NIRF Rankings consider parameters such as Teaching Learning & Resources; Research and Professional Practice; Graduation Outcome; Outreach & Inclusivity; and Perception. Staff, students and parents have expressed happiness over the performance of KIIT and thanked Dr. Samanta for guiding the institution towards consistent outstanding performance.

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