A delegation from United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) visited KIIT & KISS on March 29, 2017. The delegation, comprising of representatives from 21 universities of the United States, visited various campuses of KIIT and units of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS). They had a fruitful discussion with Prof. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS and interacted with the students of KISS to explore about avenues of higher education available to them. 

They also held discussion with Prof. P. P. Mathur, Vice Chancellor, KIIT and Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Registrar regarding student and faculty exchange as well as joint research programme between KIIT and the universities of the Unites States. Appreciating the teaching learning system of KISS & KIIT, many universities expressed interest for student-faculty exchange and joint research programme.