Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University established on 2005 and recognized by the Distance Education Council in 2007. The main aim of the university is to develop and provide easily accessible modes of quality higher education and training with the use of latest educational inputs and technology. The very purpose of the University is to promote education to reach the unreached through the Open and Distance Learning System and the motto of the University is ‘Education Beyond Barriers’ of age, academic background and geographical boundaries. The University has been offering several academic programmes. At present the university is offering around forty academic programmes in humanities, Science, Social sciences and professional areas, such as – Ph. D., Masters, bachelors’ degree, diploma and certificate programme.
As per the first enrollment of the university in 2008 a total number of 4200 learners were enrolled and it has been increased to over 24000 by the end of 2009 i.e. a period of two years only. The number of study centers under this university has witnessed a giant leap having the numbers increased to 220 from the time of its inception when the number of study centers was 79.
Established : 2006
Vice-Chancellor : Srinath Baruah
Location : Guwahati, Assam
Affiliations : UGC , DEC
Website : www.kkhsou.in
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