Achyuta Samanta, after obtaining Master’s Degree in Chemistry in 1987 from Utkal University, started his career at 22 years of age. He has 30 years of teaching experience to his credit so far.
Prof. Samanta went on to serve KIIT as its first Chancellor and has had the distinction of being the youngest Chancellor of any Indian University. He served University Grants Commission (UGC) as Member for two consecutive terms (2008-11 & 2011-2014) and was a Member of the Executive Committee of All Indian Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
20 January 1965 ( As per actual)
20 January 1964 (As per certificates)
Education: (Ph.D.) Social Science
Gusi Laureate – 2014
GENERAL PRESIDENT OF:
Indian Science Congress Association
Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS)
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT )