KIIT is an accredited institute having more than 20,000 students into its various distinct streams.Each academic program is functioning in different independent campuses. The university has signed several memorandums with foreign and national institutes of excellences. KIIT also became the youngest member of Association of Commonwealth Universities.
KIIT has the distinction of becoming the youngest institute ever in the country to be declared a Deemed University by Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India. All the academic programmes are accredited by NAAC of UGC and NBA of AICTE, which are benchmarks of excellence. NAAC has awarded KIIT the highest grade of "A" with a CGPA of 3.36/4. Bar Council of India (BCI) has approved the courses of KIIT Law School which offers five years integrated courses in law. With its dynamic progress within a short span of time, KIIT is the youngest institution in India to receive accreditation by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) of UGC for its Degree in Engineering, MCA and MBA programs. The MBBS course is approved by the Medical Council of India and the Dental Council