Bhubaneswar,7/6 ( Odisha Samachar) -Long standing aspirations of young students and professionals of Odisha was realised as the state’s first TOEFL (The Test of English as a Foreign Language) center was launched in KiiT International School. Students and professionals of Odisha aiming for higher education in foreign Universities need not go to Kolkata or outside Odisha now for appearing TOEFL. Satisfied with the infrastructure of KiiT International School, the ETS (Educational Testing Service), USA set up TOEFL Center here. It is the 36th TOEFL center in India. ETS is the international organization conducting TOEFL. As many as 9000 colleges and Universities of 130 countries, including Australia, Canada, UK and USA, recognizes TOEFL as basic requirement to study in colleges and Universities of their countries. Expressing his satisfaction Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS said, due to excellent study environment and modern infrastructure, ETS has certified KiiT International School as the first TOEFL center of Odisha. Students and professionals of Odisha will be greatly benefited by the center, he added.