Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Aug 9:
Twenty students of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) have been selected for lectureship posts in different government colleges, after clearing Staff Selection Board (SSB) examination. All these students had completed post graduation in various subjects in 2014-15 academic year.
Further, 43 students of KISS are pursuing Ph.D. in various subjects under Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship. They are getting a scholarship of Rs. 28,000 for 4 years. KISS has created history as in no other educational institution in Odisha so many tribal students have cleared exam for lectureship or bagged Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship.
KISS students have been excelling in 10th and 12th Board Examinations by posting cent percent result since last 10 years. Besides, KISS students have been excelling in national and international level sports. Earlier this year, KISS students had also cleared prestigious national level entrance examinations and got admission in premier institutions like IIT, IIM and NIT.
Many students of KISS are successful in getting jobs in central government, banks and other corporate houses. Expressing happiness over the achievements of KISSians, Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder said, KISS students have always been doing well in every spheres, but this year their achievements have scaled new height. There are huge hidden talents among tribal students, opined intellectuals. It is duty of a real man to find out these talents and Dr. Samant proved it, said tribal leaders.