19 Jan 2015
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
KIIT provides on-campus residential facilities to its students, research scholars, faculty members and many of its staff. Dr. Sucheta Priyabadini , a noted Social Scientist & writer is the Director of Student Services. The students live in hostels throughout their stay in the KIIT, though its optional. There are in total 17 different hostels out of which six are for girls and rest are for boys. The boys' hostels are generally known as Kings Palace and girls' hostels are known as Queens Castle. Hostel rooms have 19 hours Wifi internet connections . Most of the rooms in the hostels are designed to accommodate three student per room. The hostels are provided with a common room with plasma screen television which also acts as place of interaction.
There are different societies in KIIT University to choose from according to the interest and choice of the student. Some of the major societies of the college are Qutopia, the Quiz society; Kronicle, the Literary Society, the Social Responsibility Cell and Korus, the Music Society. Students from Kronicle have made a mark at various National and International Level students.Social Responsibility Cell aims at inculcating a sense of social responsibility in the hearts and minds of all the University students. The quiz society Qutopia organises a national level quiz competition, Udghosh every year on 2 October to mark the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. It also conducts an Intra-University Quiz competition "Launchpad" every year as a part of induction program. Qutopia is very well known in quizzing circles throughout the country and has produced quizzers who have not only conquered state and regional level quizzes, but also at national and international level, including the prestigious Tata Crucible Campus Quiz, which is hosted by ace quizmaster Giri Balasubramanium.
The KIIT chapter of Society for Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth (SPICMACAY) established in 2003, promotes classical Indian music, dance, and culture among youth and have organised numerous musical concerts. Students can also join National Cadet Corps (NCC) and National Service Scheme (NSS). There are other cultural, literary societies and interest groups. Several schools have their own societies based on the course of the school. The School of Technology, have the Robotic Society, which organizes meetings and workshops to expose the students about robotic concept and how to build and program them. The School of Law have Student Bar Association, which organises moot court competitions and make the students ready for the same. National Cadet Corps (India)|The School of Management have forums based on marketing, HR, Finance and IT clubs which promotes and make the student aware on the latest happenings.
Apart from the societies, which organises Intra School competitions, the university organises different cultural and academic fest. The annual Techno-Management fest named KIIT FEST is organised every year which provides a platform for the progressive brains of our nation to interact, compete and display their creativity and talent. Koncord is the annual cultural fest organised in KIIT. Some of the schools organise their own fest, like the School of Management organises its own fest Kolosseum every year. Other celebrations include Independence Day, Republic day are organised with great enthusiasm. KIIT International MUN, although young, has grown to be one of the largest Model United Nations Conferences in India.
Students from various schools of KIIT University also come together to bring out "Kritika", the annual students' magazine of KIIT University.
THE KIIT TBI - Technology Business Incubator is an initiative of KIIT University supported by DST, Govt. Of India.It is setup to facilitate and encourage start-ups by providing them with the proper and conducive ecosystem. With more than 10 startup incubatees in KIIT TBI, it has a unique mix of startups pertaining to web 2.0, biotechnology, agriculture, healthcare & legal consulting