Observes the Honorable Union Minister for Human Resource Development, India. And here is Kaziranga University pursuing the vision of the HRD ministry. We are building an institution for the 21st century in order to respond to the need of time. Located at Jorhat, Assam, India, the campus is spread over 50 acres, designed by an internationally renowned architect, equipped with all modern facilities, and is well connected by air, rail and road. The place with its calm, serene and tranquil environment provides an ideal setting for learning. Jorhat has a lively, diverse and educated community, and is popularly known as "The Knowledge City" of Assam.
Kaziranga University (KU) is established under the Assam Private University Act No. XII of 2007 with a vision of becoming a world class university, offering state-of-the-art education and research relevant to market needs, ensuring that the members of the university contribute significantly to societal development. The motto of KU is to become a center of excellence for tomorrow's talents. The University commits itself as a diverse and socially responsible learning community working towards the pursuit of excellence by developing quality professionals for the betterment of the entire nation in general, and the Northeast in specific.
At KU, we are committed to excellence in teaching and in an ever increasing manner to research and development. Our aspiration is to be a premier university not only in Assam but globally. Ours is a learner-focussed institution which means that the learner and his needs are given the first priority.
We adopt the latest pedagogy and follow an updated and contemporary curriculum. The students gain such knowledge and skills, which make them highly acceptable throughout the business world. To support the curriculum, KU has a pool of talented faculty members and support staff. The faculty members are also provided ample opportunities for research, thus paving way for the creation of Centres of Excellence in various fields.
Kaziranga University begins its operation in 2012 with two Schools. The KU School of Engineering & Technology will administer degree programs (BTech & MTech) in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communications Engineering, and Computer Science & Engineering. The KU School of Business will offer degree programs (B.Com, BBA, & MBA) in business administration and in hospitality management. Two more schools, namely School of Health Sciences and School of Agriculture & Forestry, are slated to come up in the next couple of years. The enrolled student base of KU is going to grow from about 500 in the year 2012 to about 4000 in the year 2016. KU will administer all its programs in a learner-centric, outcome-based and quality-assured manner. The overarching commitment of its programs is to meet the needs of the 21st century learners, employers and society by enabling the students with knowledge, values and skills required for attaining and sustaining success and leadership in their business, personal and societal life. This core commitment is manifested, in keeping with the time, through innovative and trademarked attention to the trinity of professional education, namely pedagogy, assessment and outcome. Our Core Values: Enterprise, Growth, Innovation, Culture, Collegiality, Transparency, and Learning.