KMBB College of Engineering and Technology: Achieving Academic Excellence through Dedicated Curricular and Co-Curricular Maneuvers

The institute aims to become one of the best small residential integrated technology campuses in the state with a focus on hands-on learning and strong emphasis on community development and focused research.

Situated in Bhubaneswar, KMBB College of Engineering and Technology was established in 2009 by Sambad-Ama Odisha Charitable Trust. A highly experienced board of Governors professionally manages the college. With its commitment to all-round excellence, the college provides high-quality academic experience to the students. Away from the crowded city life, the side of NH-5 at Daleiput near Khurda in a scenic natural environment locates the institute. Built on a patch of 40 acres of land, the campus has been developed to house hostels for boys and girls, academic staff quarters, auditorium, and gymnasium, besides academic and administrative buildings. The college is approved by AICTE under Ministry of HRD, Govt of India and affiliated to Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), Rourkela.

Unparalleled Educational and Infrastructural Facilities

KMBB College provides a rich amalgam of quality educational and infrastructural facilities. The college has highly qualified and committed faculty who give their level best towards overall development of the students. The institute follows a project-based pedagogy, which aims at providing hands-on experience to the students. It offers tailor made courses to bridge the industry and academia gap and to increase employability. Additionally, it also provides the scope of conducting real life projects with the objective of facilitating learning as well as making the effort that makes it much more enjoyable where the teacher and students become partners in exploring new ideas.

The college also conducts regular visits of faculty from reputed institutions like IITs, NITs, etc. Also, faculties regularly visit the hostels to offer personalized teaching sessions. Regular seminars/symposia on current issues are also carried out in the institute. KMBB College has state-of-the-art infrastructure with complete Wi-Fi coverage of the campus. It also has a well-stocked modern library with digital facility and access to collection of audio/video content. The college offers tuition fees waiver scheme for the students scoring more than 8.0 CGPA.

Life beyond Studies

KMBB College conducts a variety of extra-curricular activities for the overall grooming and development of the students. The college aims to produce well-rounded technology leaders for the future. Hence, it lays emphasis on participation in activities outside classroom and also provides incentives for the same. Besides the regular sports, games, annual day competitions, and college festival related activities, KMBB also offers other options for further development of personality and leadership ability of the students. These include NSS, Spic Macay, and AID. Association for India’s Development (AID) is a USA-based students’ organization, which helps undertake socially constructive development activities. AID India’s Odisha chapter is active on KMBB campus. It aims at creating a sense of social commitment among students and also gives them opportunities to engage with the local community through use of appropriate technology. The college also conducts many co-curricular and extra-curricular activities like Techfest, social outreach programs, cultural and heritage programs, annual functions, sports events, and so on.

About the Chairman

Soumya Ranjan Patnaik is the Chairman of KMBB College of Engineering and Technology. He is the founder and editor of Oriya daily Sambad, a renowned politician, and also a feature film producer as well as a successful business personality. “KMBB College of Engineering and Technology has been set up in memory of my late parents to establish a center of excellence in technical education. While the students will be expected to put in hard work, academic integrity will be the cornerstone of all teaching-learning transactions. The institute believes that with the involvement of all stakeholders, students will not only excel academically, but also develop an integrated personality with excellent communication skills, that would ensure quality placement for all” asserts Chairman.

Career Opportunities and Exposures

The college provides a strong platform for the career development of the students. It offers a variety of opportunities to students to hone their skills and transform them into seasoned professionals. The college provides 100% placement support through integrated personality development and grooming for employability. It has strong links with industry both inside and outside of the country providing further employment assistance to the students.

Anti-Ragging Initiatives

The college has taken various steps to ensure that ragging is not practiced in the campus. Ragging of students in any form is strictly prohibited within and outside the campus. An anti-ragging squad is in operation under the overall charge of the Director, Administration, Saroj Kumar Panda. Students are advised to bring cases of ragging (either on the college campus or hostel) to the notice of the Director, Administration or the teacher guardians or respective hostel wardens. The college aims to make sure that the students pursue their education peacefully without facing any external disturbances or problems.

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