The Kushagra Institute of Information Management Science (KIIMS), Cuttack, is a private joint venture established by the Bhagat Education and Research Trust (BERT) and Padhee’s Tutorial Private Limited (PTPL) in 1999, located in Cuttack, Orissa. It is affiliated to Biju Patnaik University of Technology, and has been approved by the AICTE.
The institution offers specializes in two courses, a full-time MBA and a full-time MCA.
Admission to the MBA and MCA programs is granted on the basis of the applicant’s Bachelor’s degree as well as scoring on the CAT/MAT exams and the OJEE exam conducted by BPUT respectively.
KIIMS is located on a campus spread out across 10 acres of land between the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack, and includes facilities such as hostels for men and women, state-of-the-art computer labs, an ultra-modern digital communicative lab, well-equipped digital library, canteen, as well as health and sports amenities.
Application and Admission Procedure
HOW TO APPLY
Kushagra Institute of Information Management Science, Cuttak offers MBA as well as MCA courses. The admission to all the courses offered by the institute is done on the basis of the score obtained in Orissa Joint Entrance Examination (O-JEE) conducted by BPUT.
A strict JEE counselling session followed by the examination helps in choosing the candidates merit wise along with their rank taken into consideration. Eligibility is also provided to the students qualifying national level examination such as CAT/MAT/XAT etc. for MBA.
Apart from this, a certain minimum qualification is required for getting admission to the desired stream. For MBA, the student must have a 3 years Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university and the same is for MCA only with the exception that the student should also possess mathematics and Statistics in their 10+2 level as well as in college.
Hostel and Facilities
The University has separatehostels for both boys and girls. They are fully WiFi enabled. The hostel also has a common dining hall for the students.
Other facilities include –
- Mess facility
- Maintenance and cleanliness
- Tight security
- Entertainment corner – this has a common TV, telephone, magazines, newspapers and indoor games like carom, chess etc.
The University provides its students with the following facilities –
- Library – With over 12000 books along with multiple magazines, national and international journals. It also has adequate seating capacity and covers an area of 6,500 ft.
- Class rooms
- Seminar Halls– Fully air-conditioned and enabled with multimedia projectors
- Computer Labs– Divided into two separate halls; Interactive hall and Training Lab
- Digital Communicative Labs
- Co-operatives Store
- Medical Care
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To pursue MBA at KIIMS students must satisfy following eligibility criteria.
The minimum qualification to apply for admission to the MBA Program is a Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3 years of education) in any discipline which is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities, or any degree equivalent to the Bachelor's Degree, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the Secondary / Higher Secondary / Pre-degree Examinations (or equivalent) conducted by a Board / University.
Those appearing for the final year of the Bachelor's degree examinations may also apply subject to completing their examinations or viva-voce, if any, before June 30. Such candidates will however have to fulfil the above eligibility requirements in respect of minimum academic qualifications for admission and furnish evidence to that effect latest by October 31. At the time of interview and/or admissions, they will be required to produce a letter from their College Principal / Head of Institution stating the exam dates.
Candidates with appropriate industry experience will be given preference for admissions. Their work experience will be given due weightage in terms of the organization, position held and duration.
Selected candidates will be called to attend Group Discussions and Personal Interviews. Multiple Group Discussion & Personal Interview lists will be released in phases, both before and after the Application Deadline. The intimation for interview & group discussion is done through registered post and e-mail. In the case of some programs, Group Discussion may not be conducted, in favor of a rigorous interview process.
The selection criteria for calling candidates for admissions is based on multiple factors as follows:
- Past academic performance
- Quality & content of the answers in the application form
- Work experience, if any , in terms of job content & organization
- Group Discussion & Interview performance (applicable for final admissions only)
- Extra curricular activities, other interests & accomplishments
- Competitive Test score (CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT)
A combination of all the above factors are used to determine the eligibility of candidates to be offered final admission. Test scores are NOT the only criteria for selection.
A high test score does not guarantee a call for Group Discussion/Interview. The selection criteria are based on multiple factors as mentioned above.