Admission into P.G. (M.A.,M.Sc.,M.Com.) and Ph.D. Programmes

Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar, Odisha was started in the year 1992-93 by a visionary educationist, philanthropist and noted social activist, Dr. Achyuta Samanta, who has sacrificed everything in his life for the welfare and empowerment of the downtrodden tribal of the nation.

KISS has been granted Deemed to be University status by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India vide the Notification No.F.9-14/2011-U.3(A) dated: 25th August 2017 and KISS is the 1st Tribal Deemed to be University in India and in the entire World.

KISS Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India invites applications through Online mode from aspiring poor tribal children of India and other countries belonging to BPL category for admission into P.G.(M.A., M.Sc., M.Com.) and Ph.D. programmes focusing on various aspects of Tribal Culture, Philosophy, Heritage, Tribal Science and Technology, Language and Literature, Tribal Resource Management, Tribal Legal Rights and Jurisprudence, Anthropological Sciences etc. Preference will be given to the tribal girl students from different parts of the country for the academic session 2022-23.

Sl. No. Schools/ Departments Programmes
1 School of  Tribal Culture,Philosophy and Eco-spiritualism (STCPE) Political Science, Philosophy, History and Performing Arts
2 School of Tribal Heritage and Tribal Indology (STHTI) Education, Home Science and Psychology
3 School of Comparative Tribal Languages  and Literatures (SCTLL) English, Odia, Sanskrit, Hindi and Santali
4 School of  Tribal Legal Studies and Tribal Rights (STLSTR) Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
5 School of  Tribal Resource Management (STRM) Commerce, Geography  and Economics
6 School of  Indigenous Knowledge Science and Technology (SIKST) Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and
Computer Science
7 School of Comparative Indic Studies and Tribal Sciences (SCISTS) Botany,  Zoology, Food Sciences and Technology

Important Dates for Admission

Sl No Admission Activities PG Ph.D
1 Availability of Online Application Form in KISS Website 25-07-2022  (Monday) 25-07-2022  (Monday)
2 Last date of Applying  Online Form through  KISS Website 08-08-2022 (Monday) 08-08-2022 (Monday)
Acknowledgement regarding application form  will be sent to email id on submission of online application form.
3 Entrance Examination for Admission 13-08-2022 (Saturday) 13-08-2022 (Saturday)
4 Personal Interview Not Applicable 17-08-2022 (Wednesday)
5 Declaration of Selection List 17-08-2022 (Wednesday) 23-08-2022  (Tuesday)
6 Admission for Selected Applicants 22-08-2022 26-08-2022 (Friday)
7 Induction Programme 29-08-2022 (Monday) 29-08-2022 (Monday)
8 Orientation Programme 30-08-2022 to 03-09-2022 30-08-2022 to 03-09-2022
9 Commencement of Classes for 1st Semester Students and Coursework 05-09-2022 (Monday) 05-09-2022 (Monday)
PhD Selection List 2022 – 23
2nd PG Selection List 2022 – 23
PG Selection List 2022 – 23

* For all details call  +91-9437173860 (M) (office hour only)

* The management of KISS reserves the right to change the dates mentioned in the above notification as per requirement.

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