With a concrete plan to offer excellence in techno education and to meet the present and future status of industrial growth, the academicians and integellicia of Vidya Sagar Charitable Trust formed KIST in the year 2001. Konark Institute of Science & Technology is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and is affiliated to the Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) Rourkela. This is the first venture of the Hi-Tech Group of Educational Institutions.
With a sprawling campus of 35 acres, the college is located at Jatni in a lush green atmosphere away from the bustle of the crowded city life.The glittering buildings of the college are beautified with appropriate avenue plants, amusement parks, yoga centre,playground etc.Not to mention ,the well equipped laboratories,classrooms and a well -stocked library which are the hall mark of excellence in education which are all in place.
KIST provides quality techno education in a highly disciplined environment at par with international standards special emphasis is given on development of students to empower them to stand up to the challange of the present employment market of the world.