About the University
Q1. How is Kalinga University? What are the Highlights?
Kalinga University, Raipur has emerged as a centre of excellence of higher education in Central India. Strategically located in the Smart City of New Raipur, this University has started carving a niche for itself in the education domain and is rising as a shining star on the horizon of quality education.
About Raipur - Raipur is the Capital of Chhattisgarh and New Raipur is the New Capital of Chhattisgarh in the making. New Raipur is the fourth planned city of India with wide roads and miles of greenery and is pollution free. It is the first Integrated and Smart City of the country. A cosmopolitan city which is also the hub of higher education hosts IIM, IIT, IIIT, National Law University, CIPET, NIT and AIIMS. In addition it also hosts most National and International brands of Food and Retail Outlets.
Establishment - Established in 2013, this university has been able to win the confidence of over 7000 students. Meritorious students from all over the country and various foreign countries namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Nigeria, South Korea and Uganda have chosen this University for their education and career.
Schools of Excellence - A centre for Doctoral research programmes in various fields. Currently the University is serving the student community through 13 schools offering UG and PG programs namely Engineering, Law, Pharmacy, Arts & Humanities, Science, Commerce & Management, Biotechnology, Information Technology, Library Science, Fashion Design, Interior Design and Journalism & Mass Communication.
Academics and Faculty - All schools are headed by senior professors having excellent academic credentials and experience of teaching, publications and research. They are ably supported by the well qualified faculty members who come from top educational institutions and the Industry. Students also get an opportunity to learn from a distinguished panel of experts drawn from various industries, who regularly come for guest lectures.
Infrastructure - Kalinga boasts of World Class Infrastructure and student facilities with student centric approach. Highest attention is paid to hands on learning approach and students are encouraged to come up with innovative ideas for projects and practical’s. The University has more than 75 laboratories and workshops, all well equipped with the latest, state of the art apparatus and tools. Special emphasis is given to the development of communication skills through the language lab. More than 300 computers are available for the use of the students.
The Library has a collection of over 65,000 books and also offers Digital content through membership of DELNET, National Digital Library and NPTEL. Various magazines and journals are available for the use of the faculty and students.
Infrastructure consists of Student Hostel facilities, Green Acres, Canteen, Food Mess, Gymnasium, Fully Wi-Fi Campus, ATM, Mini Market, Student hangout Areas, Sports Complex, Re-creation Halls with Indoor Games and Music and recreation activities.
Industry Orientation and Leadership - Industry interaction is an integral part of the curriculum and Industrial visits, internships on live projects and mentoring by the Industry leaders are regular features. The University has developed excellent connections with the top Industries of the region by taking memberships of leading industrial associations like Confederation of Indian Industries, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Indian Importers Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The University has an active chapter of Young Indians in which students get an opportunity to interact extensively with the Industry leaders and attend various corporate seminars and events.
Life Changing Experience - Kalinga is a Life Changing experience where the stress is on over all development of students. NCC, NSS and Various other clubs and societies offer opportunities to students to showcase their talent and learn under the guidance of experts. Music, dance and martial arts trainers are available for the students. Coaches of different games and sports like Cricket, Football, Basketball, Volleyball and athletics are also available for sharpening the talent of the students.
Q2. How is Kalinga University’s distance programme different than other Universities?
- • Universities generally offer study material in hard copy format. IDE Kalinga University offers study material in both hard copy and soft copy.
- • The User experience of students with Kalinga Login/ERP is far friendlier than other Universities.
- • IDE Kalinga University offers freedom to choose both online or offline submissions of assignments.