"Coming to this University was a lucky break for you and you must make the most of it”


-- Professor Sir Richard John Roberts, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine (1993), U.K.

"After having visited KIIT University campuses, I am very much impressed by the dynamism and the energy here-the leadership, the management team, faculty, staff and students & am also impressed by the driving line, commitment and the spirit of team work."

-- His Excellency Dr. Kao Kim Hourn, Minister Delegate to the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia (26.01.2014)

“My visit to KIIT and KISS reconfirmed my belief that education is not preparation for life, but it is life itself. I commend youthful energy of KIIT University. It is one of the foundations of future. It also reflects the spirit of rising Odisha”

-- His Excellency Mr. Rajkeswur Purryag, GCSK, GOSK, President of The Republic of Mauritius (16.11.2013)

“An unique institution”

---- His Excellency Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley, Hon’ble Prime Minister, The Royal Government of Bhutan (09.09.2012)

"I have never seen so many people in one room - young dynamic children who are looking to the future of India. To be able to do what people of this institute are doing in this campus, to be able to cope with teaching and giving you future, is what I think is the most incredible thing."

-- Mr. Stewart Beck, His Excellency the High Commissioner of Canada to India (25.08.2013)

“You are lucky to find opportunity to study here and it is only because of the hard work of Dr. Samanta”

-- Rt. Hon Lord Nicholas Addison Phillips, President (Chief Justice) of the Supreme Court of U.K. (30.04.2011)

“This is an excellent example of the foundation pillars of Indo-US Bilateral Relations. This people to people exchange warms my heart."

--Ms. Reta Jo Lewis, Special Representative, Global Intergovernmental Affairs, U.S. State Department (04.08.2011)

I find American dream being fulfilled here. I hope this example expands across India for thousands of lives and is a promising ripple of hope for transforming Indian future."

-- Mr. Timothy J. Roemer, His Excellency the U.S. Ambassador to India (07.04.2010)

"It has been a great privilege for me and my team to visit the KIIT University and KISS on September 8th and 9th 2012.

It has been encouraging, stimulating and motivating that even one individual, Dr. A. Samanta, who was deprived of the blessing and support of his father at the age of four and grew up in absolute poverty, architected his mission to provide quality education to so many children."

--Mr. Ghulam Farooq Wardak, Hon’ble Minister of Education, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (09.09.2012)

'I am very impressed with the boys and girls from the tribal areas. You are an example for millions of tribals across the world'.

-- Mr. Eduardo Jorge Anzorena
The 1994 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for International Understanding

"This is one of the most amazing and inspiring organizations I have ever seen. The world would be a better place if KIIT could be replicated in every part of the world where there is a need."

--Ms. Diana Aviv, President and CEO, Independent Sector, U.S.A (24.08.2012)

"How such a wonderful future of India has been planted here in KIIT!
We at IYFI have been inspired a lot. Truly we appreciate all of you."

--Prof. Kim Soo Yeon, Director, International Youth Fellowship India (IYFI) (25.08.2012)

'I am overwhelmed to see this wonderful Institution. It is building a better future for all its pupils and India as a whole.'


--His Excellency Mr. James David Bevan, British High Commissioner - designate to India (15.12.2011)

'I am very happy to be here in this vibrant and upcoming University, KIIT.'


-- Hon’ble Shri Jhala Nath Khanal, Former Prime Minister of Nepal (26.09.2011)

'I feel inspired by the way the institution has developed. May it prosper and go from strength to strength.'


-- Dr. Jitendra Nath Misra, Hon’ble Ambassador of India to Laos People’s Democratic Republic

'I have been extraordinarily impressed with the phenomenal work undertaken by KIIT/KISS. The work of these two institutions gives me great hope that the challenges facing eastern India can be translated into opportunity. You are truly inspirations for all of the world.’

-- Dr. Robert S. Zeigler, Director General, International Rice Research Institute, Manila, Philippines. (20.09.2009)

'We thank KIIT University and its management for a wonderful conference, an impressive inauguration of the School of Biotechnology and Convocation. Organisation of our visit and of the events was excellent and highly professional.'


-- Prof. Rolf M. Zinkernagel, Nobel Laureate in Medicine (1996)(22.11.2007)

‘Without any financial donor and State funding, this institution is alive and really creating a world that we all love to see. A just, peaceful, human and caring institution, contributing to build a world of peace and harmony.'

--Ms. Edna Bomo Molewa, Cabinet Minister, (Social Devt) in South Africa, National Assembly (18.09.2008)

‘This is a wonderful campus. I am particularly impressed with the great work of Dr. Samanta, Founder of KIIT and KISS.’


-- Mr. E. B. Murray, State Senator, US

‘I was impressed with KIIT. The time of the operation, the rapid expansion and the great dedication of the entire faculty and students are all great accomplishments. I commend KIIT for its work and wish it more success in the future.’


-- Mr. Henry V. Jardine, Consulate General of the United States of America

‘In terms of infrastructure, aesthetics and student strength and quality, KIIT is no way less than any international university.’


-- Ms. Beth A. Payne, US Consul General, Kolkata (12.09.2008)

‘KIIT is comparable to Nalanda, Taxilla and Vikramsila of past.'



-- Prof. Said Irandoust, President, AIT, Bangkok

‘This institution left me with an impression that our involvement are done absolutely correctly. I am eager to follow the development of KIIT very closely. I am interested to stay in contact with KIIT during the next further years.’


-- Prof. Hans Hengartner, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zurich (22.11.2007)

‘Inspiring to see so much achieved by dedication of one individual in conjuction with a dedicated team. The achievement in such a short time in commendable’.

-- Mr. Shadrack Omol, Unicef Odisha

I am delighted to have the opportunity to meet with your excellent faculty members and many enthusiastic and capable students. KIIT is an outstanding institution, providing unique opportunities to educate, train and support its community and the economy of Odisha and India. I am impressed by the facilities and mission of this fine organization.

-- Dr. Victoria Wise, Director - MBA, Deakin Business School, Deakin University , Australia (31.10.2009)


I am very impressed about the development of KIIT so quickly and still now developing. I am sure that KIIT should be the best University in India as well as in the whole world. 

-- Dr. Yong-Sang Kim, Director, Nano-Bio Research Centre, Myongji University, Gyeonggi, Korea (2009)


'I am very impressed of KIIT for taking the great responsibility of the socially underprivileged children to give them a chance for their new life. I appreciate the spirit of the Founder, Dr. A. Samanta.'

-- Dr.Waltanapong Rakwichian, Asso. Prof & Director, Asian Development Institute for Community Economy and Technology, Chiang Mai Rajbhat University, Thailand


KIIT is such a very good university that can provide many subjects to students. KISS is good place for underprivileged people. It gives opportunity, activities, knowledge, skills, jobs and work to these people. The Founder must be credited for such an incredible work.

-- Dr. Kaltima Phichai, Asst. Prof., Faculty Member at Biology Dept., Chiang Mai Rajabhat University, Thailand


‘Words cannot explain what Samanta has done here. But time will show the powers of a dream. Please keep up with the dream.’

-- Mr. Natha Nabeta Igeme, Member of Parliament, Parliament of Uganda, Africa


‘It would be our honour and privilege to work together with KIIT in order to empower the young people also in South Africa.’

-- Mr. Gaba Tabane, CEO, Invest North West Province, South Africa