Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) has posted 94 percent result in the 10th Board Examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha. Result of the examination was declared on May 7, 2018. As many as 1565 students from the school wing of the Institute appeared the examination, which is the highest number in the country from a single school. Despite being a tribal institute, KISS has been achieving excellent result in the 10th Board Examination since 2000. Over 300 students secured 60% or more marks, with girls outshining boys, in general.
For 19 long years in a row, from 2000 to 2018, KISS students have been achieving nearly 100% pass result in this examination. This is an extraordinary and historical achievement for tribal students, said parents of the successful students and leaders of tribal community. More than 200 students of Juana, Didai, Kharia, Lodha, Langia Saura, Bonda students tribal groups are among those who were successful in the examination.
It is a rare feat to educate and groom tribal students from remote areas of the State and enable them to excel in the 10th Board examination every year, opined intellectuals. Expressing satisfaction over the result, Prof. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS said, continued success of KISS students year after year has been possible only due to the blessings of God, continuous effort of teachers, staff and hard labour of students of KISS.