International Women’s Day Celebrations (8th March, 2017) Organised by KUSSS in Collaboration with Women’s Cell - ‘Bihanga’.

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On 8th March, 2017 (Wednesday), School of Social Sciences in Collaboration with Women’s Cell – ‘Bihanga’, The Assam Kaziranga University celebrated International Women’s Day. The primary events of the day included a Debate Competition, a Panel Discussion and a Cultural Programme. The occasion was graced by the presence of Mr. Subhasish Sharma (Associate Professor, Dept. of Political Science, J.B. College, Jorhat), Dr. Surajit Sharma (H.O.D., Dept. of English, J.B. College, Jorhat) and Ms. Saba Anish (Assistant Professor, Dept. of English, J.B. College, Jorhat) who were invited as Judges for the Debate Competition and as panel members for the panel discussion as well. Prof. Prana Hari Talukdar (Mentor Professor, School of Social Sciences and School of Computing Sciences, Kaziranga University) attended the event as Speaker for the Debate competition and moderator for the Panel Discussion. Mr. Ramesh Agarwal and the Registrar, Kaziranga University, Dr. Debasish Panda also graced the event.

The day long programme held in the University Auditorium began with auspicious lighting of the lamp by the present dignatories along with Professor B.N. Borthakur, Dean School of Social Sciences, Kaziranga University. Prof. Borthakur in his welcome address highlighted the increasing incidences of violance against women throughout the globe in the last 4-5 decades. The gender biased violance reflects the ideology of patriarchy. In view of this Prof. Borthakur stated that there would be no better topic to debate other than the one articulated by the organisers i.e. “Male hegemony, even in the 21st century, is mainly responsible for the violance against women”. This was followed by felicitation of the invited guests. After the felicitation, the debate competition commenced in which a total of 30 participants took part. The participants came from 14 different academic institutions from Jorhat, Golaghat and Sibasagar Districts. 15 participants argued for and the other 15 argued against the motion. The Debate Competiton was followed by the panel discussion. The panelists highlighted on the issue of violence against women in our society along with the theoretical perspectives useful to understand and explain them.

After lunch the programme continued, beginning with the Prize Distribution Ceremony. Ms. Saba Anish announced the names of the winners of the Debate Competition. Mr. Abhishek Kabra form J.B. College won the first prize. Yajurved Rajkhowa Baruah from D.R. College and Lopamudra Bhradwaj of Jorhat College secured the second and third prize respectively. The judges Dr. Surajit Sharma, Mr. Subhasish Sharma and Ms. Saba Anish gave away the first, second and third prize respectively.

The prize distribution ceremony was followed by the cultural programme. The programme was organised by the students of Kaziranga University. The programme included two skit performances; one by the KU students and the other by the children from Hopeline, an NGO that works for rescuing the children in distress. Other programmes included singing and dance performences along with the screening of a vedio prepared by the students highlighting the achievements of various women around the world who made a difference.

The programme ended with the vote of thanks which was offered by Ms. Ahbilasha Saikia, Student of Bachalor of Social Work, Kaziranga University.

 

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Kaziranga University and the Assam Science Society jointly celebrate National Science Day 2017.

On the 28th of February 2017, ‘National Science Day’ was jointly celebrated by The Assam Kaziranga University and the Assam Science Society, Jorhat Branch, at the Kaziranga University campus. The event commenced with flag hoisting, which was followed by a tree plantation ceremony by the honourable guests.

The event saw more than 200 participants, around 160 of which were 10th standard students. The inaugural session was graced by the Honourable Chief Guest, Dr. A.K Borooah, Director, Tea Research Association, Tocklai, who enlightened the gathering with his words. Another popular talk on Science was delivered by Professor Dr. Pran Hari Talukdar, Dean of the School of Engineering and Technology and the School of Computing Science, Kaziranga University.

To spread social and scientific awareness among the participants and guests, a skit was also performed by children of the NGO Prerona, Jorhat, which was followed by the display of an exciting video on the path-breaking discoveries of Science.

A Science Exhibition was also held, along with various competitions such as Quiz, SciToon, Extempore and Science Talk. The day-long event concluded with the valedictory session and the vote of thanks.

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Kaziranga University celebrates 3rd winter fest - Talent Tantra 2017

The 8th of January saw the conclusion of one of the most-awaited celebrations in the region -Kaziranga University’s annual winter fest, ‘Talent Tantra 2017’. Not only did it showcase the skills and talents of the youth of the North-East through various competitions and events, the fest also featured an incredible artist line-up of Mo & the Shooting Stars, Parikrama, Angaraag ‘Papon’ Mahanta and Vishal-Shekhar, on the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th of January respectively.

The artists, who graced the occasion with their presence, definitely added much grandeur and pomp to the celebrations. Papon, addressing the crowd, expressed his heartfelt gratitude and applauded the Pro-Chancellor of Kaziranga University, Shri BasantKhetan, for being a true ‘son of the soil’, giving so much back to the region, especially in the form of one of the best career universities in the North East.

Talent Tantra 2017 included a plethora of diverse events and shows, which involved many distinguished faces from around the country. Dr. UddhabBharali, the renowned Assamese innovator was one of the guest speakers at the event, as was IndrajeetBhuyan, the youngest cyber security expert from the North-East.

Remarkable events also include an astounding military dog show by the Assam Rifles Dog Training Centre conducted by Colonel Samuel, and an interesting Arms exhibition by the Para Special Forces of the Indian Army, a unit tasked with missions such as special operations, direct action, hostage rescue and counter-terrorism.  The students of KU were also privileged to hear from Colonel Ashok Bhuyan himself about a career in the armed forces. Kaziranga University is thankful to Major General Rajiv Mishra for his unending support in making this collaboration with the Indian Army possible.

Rangmanch, the skit competition was mentored by noted members of the Assamese Film Fraternity including ManjulaBaruah, Hemanta Das, PreranaBarbarooah and Sanjeev Borgohain. This event was opened by a group of young, differently-abled children, representing the NGO ‘Prerna’ from Jorhat, whose play was based on the theme of patriotism. Another major event was Winter Runway, the fashion show, which saw noted guest judges such as model Jantee Hazarika, Mr. India 2015 finalist Saagar Gera, designers Payal Chadha and J&Sasha, and fashion consultant Anu Merton Jha.

Organized by the student body, under the able guidance of the young and dynamic Director of Kaziranga University, Ms. Rainy Khetan, Talent Tantra 2017 was a grand success which set a benchmark for more to come. Ms. Khetan not only thanked the students who put their heart and soul into organizing the event, but also commended the all the participants, guests, media, sponsors as well as the entire KU family for their enthusiasm and support.

With an aim of empowering students and encouraging them to take initiative, Talent Tantra 2017 has helped hone their skills and enabled them for brighter futures.

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Shri M D Khetan has been conferred Honorary Doctorate by the Desh Bhagat University, Punjab

The Chancellor of Kaziranga University Shri M D Khetan has been conferred Honorary Doctorate by the Desh Bhagat University during their Convocation ceremony held on 16th September 2016 in the Desh Bhagat University Campus in Mandi Gobindgarh, District Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab. The Desh Bhagat University derives its spirit of foundation from freedom fighter Sr. Lal Singh Ji and is established with the mission of perusing excellence in higher education by providing the students a distinct and unique combination of academic, professional and personal development. It has the vision to immerge as the country’s leading value based educational and professional centre, practicing innovation, patronizing research and shaping global entrepreneur and leaders. 

Shri Khetan has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) for his outstanding contribution in the field of Social Service in the Faculty of Life Sciences. Shri M D Khetan is an entrepreneur, Businessman, a social worker who believes in the spirit “Determination is stronger than Destiny”.  Shri M D Khetan is also the Chairman of the North Eastern Knowledge Foundation, the promoting trust of Kaziranga University. He has dedicatedly worked towards the betterment of the society and has and contributed immensely for the development of the region. His vision is to provide quality education to meet the demands of the 21st century and to develop the youth to responsible citizens. Dr. M. D Khetan has been bestowed with many awards and accolades by the Government of Assam and leading Institution and organization for his entrepreneurial contributions towards the development of the society.

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Participation of KU in International Applied Reliability Symposium, 2016

The International Applied Reliability Symposium (ARS) is a reputed event conducted by Reliasoft Corporation, USA. The focus of the symposium is on Reliability Engineering, which is a multi-disciplinary engineering domain. The engineers from core branches like Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Computer, and Civil engineering can make use of the reliability theories and concepts in their respective areas to design and manufacture the products or systems more reliable. The symposium provides a forum for expert presenters from industry and government to come together with reliability practitioners from all over the world to discuss the application of reliability engineering principles to meet real world challenges. This reliability and maintainability engineering conference is held in multiple locations around the world, including North America, South America, Asia Pacific, Europe, India, and Middle East. This event was conducted in Bangaluru, India during August 10 th – 12 th , 2016. Professor (Dr.) M K Loganathan, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering department has represented KU by presenting a paper on ‘Reliability assessment of large and complex systems using GTA’. It is a high honour to KU that, KU was the only the university selected for presentation among several leading industries like Mahindra and Mahindra, ISRO, DRDO, Honeywell, HCL Technologies, Ingersoll-Rand, Schneider Electric, Chennai Metro Rail Corporation, and many others.

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Quiz Competition: Organised by the School of Social Sciences, The Assam Kaziranga University in remembrance of the martyrs of Freedom Movement

Synchronising the 70 years of Independence as per suggestion of the Human Resource Development Ministry, Government of India, the School of Social Sciences, Kaziranga University organised a Quiz Competition on 9th August, 2016 among the students with the theme, “Yaad Karo Kurbani”, focusing on the leaders and Martyrs of the Indian Independence Movement. All the students pursuing undergraduate and post-graduate courses in the Department of Sociology and Social Work under the School of Social Sciences participated in the event with great zeal. All together there were five groups in the Quiz Competition. The event evoked mass enthusiasm among the students. The Teams securing First, Second and Third Position will be awarded Prizes in a ceremony to be held on a later date.

Before the commencement of the competition, the Dean of the School of Social Sciences explained before the students the purpose of organising the event which was attended by all the faculty members of the School of Social Sciences.

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HCL Technology Pool Campus at Kaziranga University

HCL Technologies Limited is an Indian global IT services company headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.It offers services including software consulting, enterprise transformation, remote infrastructure management, engineering and R&D services, business process outsourcing.

Job Description

  • Skill: Service Desk | DC Ops
  • Work Location: Noida/Bangalore/ Chennai
  • Qualification: BA/BCom/B. Tech/BCA/ BSc (CSE/IT/ECE/EEE/E&IE)
  • Batch: 2014, 2015 & 2016 pass-outs with 50% and above throughout in academics.

Skill Sets

  • Basic technical knowledge of PCs
  • Knowledge of MS Outlook troubleshooting, Internet and Networking
  • Technical Knowledge of operating systems like Windows XP
  • Good troubleshooting skills
  • Fundamental knowledge of Networks

CTC Offered : INR 2 LPA


1st Venue
Kaziranga University, Jorhat
Date: 12th August 2016
Time:9.00 am onwards
2nd Venue
Don Bosco University, Guwahati
Date: 13th August 2016
Time:10.00 am onwards

Documents required (Mandatory or else application will not be accepted):
1. Two physical copies of Resume/CV/Bio-data.
2. Two physical copies of passport size photographs.
3. One set of photocopies for all the marks cards and certificates from 10th/Matriculation onwards.

For any other details contact Kaziranga University (Placement Cell), @854034351/8486034382

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Students Achievement

Two BTech (Computer Science and Engineering) final year students have worked on applied cryptography under the supervision of Dr. Monowar H Bhuyan, HOD, Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Prof.AmarjyotiGoswami, Dean, School of Engineering and Technology. As outcome, they have designed a multi-level cryptographic protocol for two party key exchange and accepted their protocol for publication by the prestigious ninth IEEE International Conference on Contemporary Computing, August 11-13, 2016 at JIIT, Noida. This conference is jointly organized every year since 2008 by the Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, India and the University of Florida, Gainesville, USA. It focuses on topics that are of contemporary interest to computer and computational scientists and engineers. The details of accepted paper is given below.

Saurabh Choudhury, Abhishek Kalwar, AmarjyotiGoswami and Monowar H Bhuyan. BRC-KEP: A Secure Biometric and Reversible CA Based 2-Party Key Exchange Protocol. Accepted for publication in the Ninth IEEE International Conference on Contemporary Computing, August 11-13, 2016, JIIT, Noida.

http://www.jiit.ac.in/jiit/ic3/

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