Bhubaneswar: KIIT Polytechnic has been ranked as the best polytechnic in Odisha among all the government and private-run polytechnics by the National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET), a constituent Board of Quality Council of India (QCI). The results were declared on Tuesday.
This is the first time that the rankings of the polytechnics in Odisha were carried out. The exercise came against the backdrop of the state government’s enhanced focus on improving the quality of technical institutes and identifying the best ones that adhere to quality teaching. The rankings were carried out by NABET-QCI and the State Council for Vocational Education and Training.
The announcement was met with jubilation from the students, teachers and staff of KIIT Polytechnic. KIIT Founder Dr. Achyuta Samanta lauded the efforts of KIIT Polytechnic Principal Dr Tanmay Mohanty, teachers and staff saying the ranking was a big achievement. He also extended his greetings to the students for their success.
KIIT Polytechnic was established in 1995 and is widely acknowledged for its high-quality technical education. This year, about 40 recruiters visited KIIT Polytechnic and offered 260 placements to the final year students at salaries ranging from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 5 lakh per annum.