Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences (KIDS), KIIT Deemed to be University was conferred with the prestigious Sushruta Award for Best Dental College of the Year 2020 by International Exemplary Research and Performance Awards.
KIDS was the first Dental College in the county to initiate online theory and practical discussion classes for both UG & PG students during the COVID-19 pandemic. KIDS successfully conducted Annual University Examinations for Undergraduate & Post Graduate students despite the pandemic situation. Even as most institutions remain closed due to the pandemic, KIDS has successfully organized four National & International Dental Conferences along with 28 National Symposiums & seminars, to ensure that the pandemic would not affect the learning process of dental students, faculty members and practitioners. KIDS’s Dental Hospital has been open all through the pandemic, continuing to serve its patients keeping all COVID – 19 safety precautions protocols. In fact, KIDS also secured 17th rank in NIRF ranking this year.