Kalinga University was established under the “Chhattisgarh Private Universities (Establishment & Operation) Act, 2005 and under section 2 (f) of UGC Act 1956 and began their first academic session in the year 2013-14. The University continuously works toward the betterment of the students and is devoted to teaching and research.
Kalinga University provides a learning environment which enables the faculty, staff, and students to explore, analyze, protect, and enlighten the knowledge that they have sought from this institution. Their foremost objective is to help the students to engage with academics and develop an understanding towards their lives. They help the students to comprehend the potential of intelligence and importance of human development. In Kalinga University, there are no boundaries when it comes to enlightening knowledge and offers the highest quality of academic experience to the students.
Infrastructure – The best in class
Kalinga University provides the students with world-class infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities that are unmatched by any other educational institution in India. The Wi-Fi enabled campus is spread across 35 acres which has a well-stocked Central Library with over 68,000 books and has individual department libraries. The Institution also has a Digital Library that gives accessibility to Developing Library Network (DELNET), National Digital Library (NDL), National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) to the students.
For research and experimental purposes, the IT, Engineering, Science, Computer Science, and Pharmacy Laboratories are well-equipped with the latest equipment. Multimedia Classrooms increase the pace of the learning process and the comprehension ability of the students.
Kalinga University believes in an eco-friendly environment and is evident from the measures they have initiated such as Water Harvesting Plant, Sewage Treatment Plant, 100 kW Solar Plant etc. Kalinga University is a truly green campus with variety of trees and plants.
Hostel facilities for the students in campus include separate accommodation for boys and girls, hygienic food (three times a day). Students have the opportunity to opt for AC and Non AC rooms. Hostels are situated in a peaceful & pollution-free environment with ample open area. Two days a week are fixed for special diets with delicious sweets. Vegetarian food and non-vegetarian food are served separately for the students in different dining areas.
The University has provided transport facilities for the students with over 25 buses. The security of the students is their utmost concern; there are CCTV Surveillance Cameras and guards who work around the clock.
The University has not only set high benchmarks in academics but also in extra-curricular activities. The University has both indoor and outdoor sports facilities that include: Basketball, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Football, Athletics, Cricket, Snooker, Chess, etc.
Education at Kalinga University
The University provides courses under following faculties: Faculty of Technology, IT & CS, Commerce & Management, Design – Fashion & Interior Design, Science, Arts, Law, Pharmacy, Industry Integrated Courses, Education, Library and Information Science, Mass Communication, Media and Journalism.
The education curriculum is designed in such a way that the students are introduced to broad and balanced academic programs taught by highly qualified faculties for the undergraduate, postgraduate, and Research students. The scholars are given the platform to research on a broad of array of topics which adds value to the society. Kalinga University aims to achieve leadership in each discipline; strengthen its interdisciplinary studies, and pioneer new fields of learning. They promote the use of technologies in education: teaching, learning, and for research purposes. They inculcate right values in students through holistic development.
Seminar and Student Cells
Students achieve the practical knowledge through seminars, workshops, quizzes, poster presentations, model making, etc., which occurs very frequently breaking day to day teaching-learning process. Students are encouraged to participate in workshops and seminars that are held in other parts of the country as well. All these activities help the students of Kalinga University to make their career unique with the guidance of competent and efficient faculty members.
The management continuously works to enhance the students’ life at campus with initiatives like Student Grievance Cell, Anti Ragging Cell, Health Clinic, Gymnasium, and Student Login etc. ‘Skill Development Cell’ is to develop the students’ skills and strategies; they are trained to become confident, self-governing, and dynamic learners.
The University caters to the academic need of more than 6000 students. More than 1000 International students flock from countries such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Nigeria, Uganda, South Korea, and Guinea considering the fact that this University is one of the best and most sought institutions for higher education.
The Extraordinary Faculty at Kalinga
Teachers at Kalinga are extremely dedicated and responsible. Interactive learning is made possible through the two-way communication technique making the learning process and the environment ‘genuine and active’. The teachers are ‘recognized experts’ in their area of interest influencing the students to extend their learning experience beyond the classrooms.
The Placement Process
The ‘Training and Placement Department’ of this University provides guidance and all the assistance for the students in order to achieve their career goals. The Department takes the right steps in identifying the demands of the current industry and prepares our students towards this need.
Students are trained at regular intervals with aptitude tests and group discussions which enable them to improve their performance in competitive exams. The Training Placement Officer who is assisted by ATPO runs this unit along with other faculty and student representatives from all the departments.
The Industry Integration
At Kalinga University, Industry Integration is a unique aspect of the programs which not only differentiates from other institutes but is beneficial to the students as well as the industry. The students have trained not only the academic part but also prepared to approach the industry with relevant experiences.
The BOSCH Initiative - Kalinga University in association with CSR wing of BOSCH initiated a skill development program where the University provides a three-month program to the underprivileged students of the society. In this program, students will get a 2-month classroom training with 1-month on-job training and then will be placed with the allied companies of BOSCH.
NIIT – Kalinga University has taken services of NIIT limited to deliver employability training to the students of Kalinga in the field of IT, management, Finance and accounting.
Career Launcher – Kalinga University and Career Launcher has collaborated to prepare students for various competitive examinations pertaining to higher education, government and private sector job.
The constant progress in the management system, academic programs, the world-class infrastructure, and the robust academic schedule are considered to be Kalinga’s biggest strengths. The University has plans to introduce new departments and courses like Hospital Management, Solar and Renewable Energy, etc. widening the educational options for the students. Students are well-trained to match the industry standards and are provided with the necessary platform to learn and progress in their education as well as professional career.