Kakinada institute of technological sciences was founded in the year 2009 through Kranthi Educational Society. Since its inception it aims at value-based technical excellence, ultimately focusing on the development of the area. It started off with the total intake of 240 students and with four branches of B.Tech, namely ECE, CSE, EEE and Mechanical Engineering. In about one and a half decade of its academic saga, the college grew big in size and strength crowning its glory with invaluable accomplishments of its faculty and students.
The promoters of the KITS started the college with a vision to empower the students to become technologically vibrant,innovative and emotionally matured and to train them to face challenges of quality conscious globalised world economy.They are socially conscious and continuously responding to the needs and requirements of this region and society involving in lot of charitable activities to uplift this region, to help the needy poor through the KITS Trust. This major objectives are to promote educational facilities by establishing schools and colleges in the region, help the poor, improve the health standards by providing safe drinking water, organize free medical aid, undertake developmental action in the village by providing roads, community halls, bus shelters, parks etc., to providing financial help to the needy merit students by way of scholarships, to promote games and sports activities in the region. Several crores of rupees have already been spent by the promoters of KITS towards above charitable activities.