Based on the necessity of patronizing excellence and talent to achieve the KSU vision of 2030 as well as the national transition of 2020, the KSU rector, Pro. Badran Al-Omar, inaugurated the centre of talented and distinguished students program at the KSU Vice Rectorate for Educational and Academic Affairs on the 12th of December 2016, 13/03/1438 AH. The inauguration of the centre of talented and distinguished students program was attended by the KSU vice rector for educational and academic affairs, Dr. Abdulaziz AlOthman, along with the deans of KSU colleges and deanships, the members of Supreme executive committee, Program Staff, and the head of program, Dr. Ali Kanakher Al-Delbahi. During the inauguration of the centre of talented and distinguished students program, KSU rector went to the corridors of the program center to see equipment and services peculiar KSU talented and distinguished students plus work mechanisms at the program center. He also launched the track of talented students as one of basic tracks in the talented and distinguished students program plus the announcement of the nomination of 461 students, males and females, in the general preparation for the first track, i.e., the track of distinguished students.