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University of service and engagement – engaging students and staff through transformative learning and life experiences


Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, founded in 1992-93 was accorded with deemed University Status under the De-Novo Category by Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India in August 2017. It is the first tribal varsity in the world that provides higher Education free of cost exclusively to the tribal students.

It is the University for the tribal and of the tribal. It is engaged in conducting study and research on the uniqueness of tribal culture, heritage, tradition, Art and Craft, lifestyle and philosophy through seven innovative departments in its first phase. KISS Deemed University, committed to create spaces for the continuation of indigenous knowledge and learning as unique and vital components of our shared culture and history.


KISS Deemed University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, research and developing change leaders who make a difference globally in a world class campus.

  • Research Focus and Innovation

  • Thriving Residential Campus

  • People not profits

  • Academic and Personal Growth
  • Indigenous Wisdom and Science


  • To preserve, promote and propagate the uniqueness of the tribal culture, traditions, philosophy, language, literature, art and craft and medicinal system
  • To conduct study and research on the inter-connectivity between Indigenous heritage and its scientific base
  • Promoting the members of tribal communities to have expertise and take up leadership roles in the university and community
  • Creating an international knowledge hub for tribal people
  • Developing ingenuity and creativity with the constant exchange of ideas and linkages between academics and companies, governments and NGOs and other civil society organizations.

Value Scholarship and integrity and create change leaders by living those values.

Empowering tribal communities through Quality Education.




Achyuta Samanta

Education is the most powerful weapon to bring Empowerment.

Achyuta Samanta

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