It is yet another big leap forward towards self-reliance by the KIIT Deemed to be University that barely requires an introduction. Or in the sequel to its usual strides at edging past many, KIIT DU has surpassed others to emerge as no 1 among all the self-financing institutions in the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA), 2021 for the second time in a row.
The Ranking was declared on 29th December 2021 by Dr. Subhas Sarkar, Minister of State for Education, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India in the presence of Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE; Dr. M. P. Poonia, Vice Chairman; and Mr. Rakesh Ranjan, Additional Secretary, Technical Education, Govt. of India. Chitkara University, Chandigarh, and Lovely Professional University, Punjab have bagged the 2nd and 3rd ranks respectively.
ARIIA is an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India to systematically rank all major higher educational institutions and universities in India on indicators related to “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development ” amongst students and faculties.
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It is no mere accomplishment that the KIIT has been ranked No. 1 among self-financing institutions of the country for two consecutive years. KIIT Deemed to be University, recognized as an ‘Institution of Eminence’ by the Govt. of India, has achieved the top place in this prestigious rankings due to its innovation and entrepreneurship centers, advanced laboratories, centers of excellence, collaborations with industries and international institutions. Known for its student-friendly culture, it lays high emphasis on involving students in research, development, and innovation activities.
Expressing his happiness, Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS congratulated all the faculty, staff, and students for their efforts and dedication to this achievement. We got the top position the second time in a row. It proves KIIT’s excellence in the field of research and innovation, he said.