Bhubaneswar, Odisha

KIIT: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) stands out as a leading educational institution in India, offering a diverse range of technical, management, and health education programs. With state-of-the-art campuses spanning over 25,00,000 sq. ft.

KIIT integrates innovative technology into education while emphasizing social service through initiatives like Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS). Notably, KIIT has garnered recognition as the youngest university in the country, demonstrating its commitment to excellence through accreditation by the National Board of Accreditation.

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KIIT Admission Process 2024

MBA Aspirants seeking admission to the KIIT School of Management (KSOM), KIIT University, whether through nationally recognized tests like CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, or GMAT, the KIITEE 2024 entrance examination, or KSOM's own KIITEE Management 2024 test, prospective MBA candidates are presented with diverse pathways to showcase their potential. With each of them offering unique opportunities and challenges.

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  • Last Date of Application: 31st March, 2024
  • GD & PI Date: Second Week of April 2024
  • GD & PI Centers: Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Jamshedpur, Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai
  • Program Starts: July 2024
  • Candidates can apply with a valid score in CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT for the relevant admission year.
  • Payment for application can be done through various online method.

KIITEE 2024 (KIIT Entrance Examination for MBA)

  • Last date of Application (Phase 1): 19th March 2024
  • Date of Entrance Examination (Phase 1): 27th to 31st March 2024
  • The examination will be conducted across multiple cities, and the number of days for each city may vary.
  • The dates provided are tentative and subject to change.

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KIIT Eligibility Criteria 2024 

Educational Qualifications

  • Hold a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • Completed a minimum of 15 years (10+2+3) of education.

Academic Performance

  • Attained a minimum aggregate of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in the bachelor's degree.
  • Achieved at least 50% aggregate marks (or equivalent CGPA) in both the 10th and 12th board examinations.

National Entrance Exam Score

  • Possess a valid score in one of the following national entrance examinations for MBA or PGDM:
    • KIITEE Management
    • CAT (Common Admission Test)
    • XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test)
    • CMAT (Common Management Admission Test)
    • MAT (Management Aptitude Test)

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Scholarships for KIIT Admission 2024

KSOM has instituted a scholarship program to promote meritorious students. The scholarship amounts to 50% waiver of the tuition fees (in general MBA) for the following categories of eligible students:

  • Top 5 students of KIITEE Management Entrance Examination 2024
  • Candidates with 80 Percentile and above score in CAT/XAT (center based/offline examination)
  • Candidates with 95 Percentile and above score in MAT (Applicable for Dec. MAT & Feb. MAT) (center based/offline examination)
Name of ScholarshipDetails
Poverty Cum Merit ScholarshipKIIT has incorporated Poverty-Cum-Merit Scholarship for poverty-stricken and underprivileged students.
The measure and period of Scholarship are decided based on the need of the short-listed students.
The selection of the candidate to avail KIIT Poverty-Cum-Merit Scholarship is as per the decision of the selection committ
PradyumnaBal Memorial ScholarshipKIIT PradyumnaBal Memorial Scholarship is a tribute in the remembrance of Pradyumna Kishore Bal, Founder President of KIIT.
Underneath this scholarship scheme, two underprivileged and virtuous students are served with free education every year.
College Fees, Hostel Fees including mess, books and other additional expenses are included in this scholarship scheme.
The selection of the candidate to avail KIIT PradyumnaBal Memorial Scholarship is dependent on the decision of the selection committee.
KIIT Merit ScholarshipKIIT University has proposed KIIT Merit Scholarship for students who have great academic records. The scholarship amount for KIIT Merit Scholarship varies from INR 5000 to INR 10,000 Per Month for the first position holder in semester examinations(for different schools under the deemed University) for a period of 6 months.
KIIT Teaching AssistantshipKIIT has introduced a living-learning program for M.Tech students that lies within the KIIT Teaching Assistantship Scholarship scheme. This scholarship scheme is advantageous to postgraduate students who have a desire to boost their income manifolds while being a student. It will help the student in acquiring knowledge for teaching/research. The number of such awards is flexible and vested with the management of KIIT University
KIITEE Merit ScholarshipKIIT offers free education to top-rank holders of KIITEE (Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination). Only B.Tech students taking admission to KIIT are eligible to take benefits from this scholarship. Further, KIIT provides scholarships to 1000 rank holders of KIITEE during his/her study period at KIIT subject to fulfillment of criteria.
KIIT Ph.D ScholarshipKIIT P.hd Scholarship amounts to INR 20,000 Per Month for Full-Time Ph.D Courses.
KIIT Contingency FundKIIT Contingency Fund is extended to INR 50,000 for both Full-time Ph.D. and M.Tech students.
KIIT International ScholarshipKIIT International Scholarship offers a total of 100 scholarships. Two students from each country are entitled to receive a full scholarship. Half Scholarships are awarded to ten students from each country. KIIT International Scholarship's main goal is to provide financial charity to students from overseas who are willing to study at KIIT University. KIIT offers USD 1000 as a scholarship amount for International Students.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is MBA from KIIT worth it?

It is ranked 59th by NIRF 2023 rankings, which makes it an excellent choice for the candidates who wants to pursue MBA.

What is the average package of KIIT?

The average package of KIIT has increased from 7.5 LPA in 2022 to 9 LPA in 2023

Is KSOM a Tier 1 college?

Since it is ranked 59 by NIRF 2023 rankings, it is not a tier-1 college but it is could be considered as tier-3 college.

How can I get admission in KSOM?

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their KIITEE Management/KIITEE/CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT/GMAT Scores (for MBA 2024 admission) for appearing in the Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).

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