Professor Dr. Sasmita Rani Samanta
Sasmita Rani Samanta has been appointed as the vice-chancellor of KIIT deemed-to-be-university. Before this Samanta was working in different senior positions, including pro-vice-chancellor and registrar of KIIT-DU, for the last 26 years. Samanta has over 25 years of experience in academics and administration. “Samanta is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA, UK) and a fellow of the Computer Society of India (FCSI, India). She has been trained in leadership from the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO), the USA, and CSC Leaders Programme, Common Purpose Charitable Trust, UK.
Prof. (Dr.) Saranjit Singh
Prof. (Dr.) Saranjit Singh completed his Ph.D. (Production Engg) from BIT Mesra, Ranchi, M.Tech. (Production Engg) from IIT Varanasi (Formerly IT BHU) and B.E. (Mechanical Engg) from Savitribai Phule Pune University. His teaching & research areas of interest are material processing technologies, metal forming of sintered, cellular, foam, polymer and metal matrix composites, competitive manufacturing strategies, cleaner manufacturing technologies, DFX methodologies, quality engineering and quality management. He had guided 5 Ph.D scholars and 25 Master’s Dissertation and had published / presented more than 100 research articles in the international & national journals, conferences and seminars. He has published 3 books in the area of material processing technologies and is also Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India). He served as Director (Industry Engagements) and Dean (Training & Placements) since 2011 at KIIT. He is a Former Dean of School of Mechanical Engg at KIIT from 2009 to 2011. Prior to this, he served BIT Mesra, Ranchi as Assoc. Professor in Dept. of Production Engg. Currently, he is also Professor at School of Mechanical Engg, KIIT.
Dr. Jugajyoti Pathi
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Cell Number. +91 9437082785
From the Assistant Director
Welcome to Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences (KIDS). It has been seven years the college was established by Dr. Achyuta Samanta, a great visionary and founder of KIIT & KISS. It gives me great pleasure to see KIDS settle down well with both under graduate (BDS) and post graduate (MDS) studies in just seven years of its inception. Today the college stands proud as one of the premier dental college and hospital in India providing world-class dental education to students and advanced and affordable dental care to the people of Odisha.
KIDS boasts of having a state-of-the-art infrastructure, fully committed and experienced faculties, competent administrative staffs, smart air-conditioned lecture theatres, huge auditorium, a resourceful library and a well equipped hospital setting and modern laboratories.
At KIDS it is our endeavour to bring out the real purpose of education by giving our students opportunities and an environment that is positive, conducive, inspiring and challenging.
Our website will permit you to explore information on course available, admissions, faculties, departments, campus facilities and Life at KIDS in greater breadth and depth. We hope that this information will help you make the decision to pursue Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) and Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) at KIDS with confidence.
Prof. Dr. Aswini Kumar Kar
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Cell Number. +91 8763499135
From the Principal’s Desk
Greetings and Welcome to Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences (KIDS). A shining star among the many in the galaxy we call as KIIT University. It is indeed an honour to help build upon the tradition of excellence that is the legacy of this great university.
KIDS is committed to excellence in education, research and service and to responding to our students needs in their pursue of knowledge and professional growth
Our success lies in our top-notch faculty who have come from some of the most prestigious institutions of the country and who are committed in their endeavour to educate our students to become well qualified dental surgeons.
Our strength lies in our student-centred education which is evident in our Faculty-Mentor programme. Students are encouraged to seek mentoring, role model and professional guidance through a mentoring programme with volunteer faculty.
I am confident that KIDS will continue to graduate dental surgeons who by virtue of their diverse training, caring attitude and clinical experience will be leaders in the dental profession.
Prof. Dr. Sangamesh N.C
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Cell Number. +91 8763784481
From the Vice Principal’s Desk
At the outset I would like to thank you on behalf of Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences, KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneshwar, for the interest in our institution. Over the last one and half decades , our institute has shown steady progress and is now considered as one of the leading and most sought-after private dental colleges in the country. This is reflected by the NIRF 17th rank in 2021 as well as NAAC ‘A’ grade accreditation that our university & college has received, and also by the fact that it is the college of choice for most highly ranked NEET students in India.
Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences is one among very few dental colleges in the country that provides almost all of the streams of dental education under one roof. Ranging from the Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree course ,right to applying research skills for obtaining a Doctorate of Philosophy in Dentistry. The college also going to offer a range of short term certificate courses in specific aspects of dentistry like Maxillofacial aesthetic dentistry , Lasers, Microscopic Endodontics and implantology to hone the skills of the students. The consistent academic excellence of the students through the training imparted is reflected every year in the list of University Ranks.
The stronghold of our institution is the highly competent and dedicated teaching faculty who strive hard to implement our vision and mission. Their academic achievements, research accomplishments, and consistent yearning to keep themselves up to date is what makes the journey of learning for the students more fruitful and enjoyable.
It is our constant endeavour to instil in our students the qualities of self- discipline, commitment, and integrity, which will ensure that they will be able to build successful professional lives for themselves. It is important to mould our students into smart, confident, people. But much more important is making them sensitive, caring, and responsible Dental surgeons. Towards this goal we have been organising public health awareness and dental health treatment camps, through which we have reached lakhs of people across the Odisha state . We provide quality clinical training to our students and prepare them to practice dentistry with the knowledge and understanding of many different patient populations, dental specialties, and varied practice settings. This education occurs in an ethical and professional environment in which quality dental care is provided to our patients. Our students are also encouraged to take part in various co-curricular, activities as well as sporting events.
Being located in the capital city of Odisha we have a large pool of patients who seek care at our hospital. Our institution also has affiliation with Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) a premier medical college & hospital of India which is specialized in cancer care, geriatric care, emergency and critical care, mental health and neurological care, among many others. By posting our students in such institution we help them augmenting their knowledge and skills.
We look forward to welcoming you at Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences and here’s wishing you an unforgettably enriching experience with us. Jai Jagannath.
Prof. Dr. Harish Kumar
Dean, R & D
E-mail. [email protected]
Cell Number. +91
From the Dean’s Desk
Greetings and warm wishes from one of the pioneer institute of the country, Kalinga institute of Dental Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
Research forms an integral part of all allied subjects and specialties of human health sciences.Today the platform for early diagnosis, various investigations and treatment protocols are solely dependent on evidence based practice.
At Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences, students, PG trainees and faculty in all departments are being encouraged, guided and mentored by the panel of highly experienced faculty from Research and Development Cell which is being a part of in home facility with our reputed university. At every step of this process of research, faculties are motivated to publish, get grants and patents for their research and innovations.
Students are inculcated in the publications and research activities right from the undergraduate years. This will orient the young trainees, clinicians to develop research attitude which will further help them to practice dentistry alongside the present and future developments leading to better and skilled dental professionals in delivering advanced health care to the society.
Presently Kalinga institute of dental sciences is proudly ranked at 17 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). We would certainly work hard in our research activities and initiatives associated with it to take our institution to a higher ranking number in the near future.