Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) has posted 98 percent result in the 10th Board Examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha. Result of the examination was declared on April 25, 2017. As many as 1350 students from the school wing of the Institute appeared the examination, which is the highest number in the country from a single school. Despite being a tribal institute,KISS has been achieving excellent result in the 10th Board Examination since 2000. Over 350 students secured 60% or more marks, with girls outshining boys, in general.
In a remarkable achievement, as many as 20 students from Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) will pursue Bachelors degree in China with assured jobs after graduation. This is the first time such opportunity has come to the tribal community, said Dr. P. K. Routray, CEO, KISS here at a press conference held on Tuesday.
"I will serve my community and village by providing healthcare to all and by trying to bring my fellow men out from the clutches of superstition. I could think about it because of KISS", said estatic Saunri Hansdah after clearing NEET - PG Level and soon going to specialize in Gyneocolgy from SCB College.
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Solar lamps were distributed among 25,000 students of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) by Dr. P. V. Ramesh, CMD, Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd. at a programme here on April 20, 2017. The solar lamps were given away by Rural Electrification Corporation as a part of its CSR activities. The lamps have been made by Solar Energy Corporation of India.
A delegation of United States India Education Foundation visited KIIT & KISS on Wednesday. Representatives from 21 Universities of United States visited various departments of KISS and campuses of KIIT.
Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have joined hands to extend the benefits of skill development to tribal youths living in the backward districts of Odisha.