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 Basant Khetan, 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. Uddhab Bharali, the renowned Assamese innovator was one of the guest speakers at the event, as was Indrajeet Bhuyan, 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 Manjula Baruah, Hemanta Das, Prerana Barbarooah 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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Talent Tantra 2017

Keeping in tandem with the delightful and happy traditions of the North-East, Kaziranga University is once again playing host to a celebration of music, fun and festivities from the 6th to the 8th of January, as a part of its annual winter fest – Talent Tantra 2017!

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KU to celebrate 3rd Convocation on 20 Dec, 2016

This is for general information to all concerned that the Third Convocation of The Assam Kaziranga University will be held at 10.00 hrs on 20th December 2016 in the University campus. Candidates qualified for award of degrees upto October 2016, may apply for participation in the Convocation. The candidates willing to participate in the convocation are required to confirm their participation by sending the filled in prescribed format available on the website www.kazirangauniversity.in along with the required fee to be paid in form of Demand Draft drawn in favour of North Eastern Knowledge Foundation A/C No. 32859481962 payable at Jorhat. The last date for submission of application form is 10th December, 2016.

The candidates who are unable to attend the Convocation personally may also apply for their degrees in Absentia and their certificates will be sent by Registered Post after the Convocation in their respective addresses mentioned in the application form.

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Registrar
The Assam Kaziranga University
Koraikhowa, NH 37, Jorhat-785006

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Two Day National Seminar on "Innovative Management Practices for Sustainable Development"

Two Day National Seminar on "Innovative Management Practices for Sustainable Development"

Date: 25th and 26th October, 2016

School of Business (SoB), Kaziranga University is organizing a two day national seminar on the theme: Innovative Management Practices for Sustainable Development.

We call for Research Papers from Students, Research Scholars, Faculties and Industry on the above theme.

For more details, please Download to the Seminar Brochure and Registration Form.


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Annual Sports'2016'

"Annual Sports Day/Week of Kaziranga University was be held from March 4 &5 at the University Stadium which was participated by the Students, Teaching and Non-teaching staffs of the University.The day kicked off with the arrival of Vice Chancellor. Assam Agricultural University ,chief guest of the event, followed by a felicitation ceremony. The day saw various sporting events and games like cricket, football, basketball, tennis, volleyball, etc followed by a cultural programme to end the event."

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Sing With Stars

With a motive to create musical awareness among the youth of Assam to choose music as a career, the MBA students of Kaziranga University conceptualized a reality program called “SING WITH STARS”. This program facilitated the budding singers to have a hands-on experience and training under the guidance of singers like JP Das, Bhupen Uzir, Santa Uzir, Diganta Bharati and Zubeen Garg. The Audutions started at various locations across Assam, viz., 20th December at Dibrugarh, 21st December at Jorhat, 23rd December at Tezpur, 24th December at Guwahati, 27th December at Bongaigaon and 28th December at Barpeta in 2015. The selected Top 100 had undergone a musical workshop held from 3rd-7th January 2016 at the University campus. Amongst them, top 10 was selected during the workshop who competed in the Grand Finale to held on 9 January 2016 in the gracious presence of singing sensation Zubeen Garg.

The top 10 finalists of the “Sing with the Stars” competed live to get the decisive winners. The top 3 winners of Sing With Stars are INDRANI TALUKDAR 1st Position, PRATYAKSHI KALITA 2nd Position and MAYURPONGKHI CHETIA 3rd Position. The judgement was passed by a jury of noted singers and musicians of the Assamese music industry like Diganta Bharati, J P Das, Bhupen Uzir, Santa Uzir, Amarjyoti Deka, Dipak Talukdar and Jayanta Nath. The prize distribution ceremony was a memorable moment for the winners who received the certificates and prizes from the Hon’ble Chief Guest present at the ceremony, amidst huge accolades and admiration from the audience. The top 3 winners of the Grand Finale received award money of amount Rs 50,000, Rs 20,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively. The top 10 will now record a Music Album wholely sponsored by Kaziranga University, Jorhat.

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Kaziranga University Winter Festival 2016 Concluded

With a great anticipation from the people of North-Eastern India, especially the youth, Kaziranga University Winter Festival 2.0, the annual festival of Kaziranga University which was held from 7th January to 10th January 2016, concluded with a musical note by musical sensation Zubeen Garg & Zublee Baruah and a thunderous performance by DJ Amar to wrap up the show at the concluding day of the Kaziranga Winter Festival 2016. The supposedly 3 day long festival got an additional day as rain and thunderstorm halted few programmes on the 9th January 2016, therefore the continuation of the concluding ceremony was held on 10th January 2016.

The festival kicked off by an inaugural ceremony on 7th January 2016, as Shri. M.D.Khetan, Hon’ble Chancellor, Kaziranga University inaugurated the event by lighting the ceremonious lamp and release of colourful gas balloons in presence of Prof. (Dr.) Sunil Rai, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Kaziranga University who delivered the Welcome Address. Various VIPs and dignitaries like Major General Rajiv Mishra, VSM, GOC, 41 Army sub area; Deputy Brigadier R.K. Gupta, GOC, 41 Army sub area; DIGP CRPF, Brigadier Sushil Kumar; Professor Jugal Kumar Kalita, Professor of the Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado USA; Shri. Satpal Kapoor, IGP, CRPF, OPS, Sector Jorhat, and other dignitaries graced the 4 days long festival and motivated the student community to not only succeed in their professional career but also strive to become responsible citizens.

The main attractons of the entire festival were Musical night by bollywood singer KK, Zubeen Garg & Zublee Baruah, Adam’s Apple (Rock band), DJ Amar. The festival also witnessed the Grand Finale of “Sing With Stars”, a singing talent hunt show, by Kaziranga University. The top 10 finalists of the “Sing with the Stars” competed live to get the decisive winners. The top 3 winners of Sing With Stars are INDRANI TALUKDAR 1st Position, PRATYAKSHI KALITA 2nd Position and MAYURPONGKHI CHETIA 3rd Position. The judgement was passed by a jury of noted singers and musicians of the Assamese music industry like Diganta Bharati, J P Das, Bhupen Uzir, Santa Uzir, Amarjyoti Deka, Dipak Talukdar and Jayanta Nath. The prize distribution ceremony was a memorable moment for the winners who received the certificates and prizes from the Hon’ble Chief Guest present at the ceremony, amidst huge accolades and admiration from the audience.

The festival also showcased the KTM Duke Stunt show which was an instant hit among the youth. The young audience applauded with raised heartbeats the impressive stunts by professional stuntmen’s. The event was a package of entertainment with a blend of fashion, dance and melody. It also featured the final round for “Moksh Mantra” (A rock singing competition). This was followed by “Winter Runway” (Fashion Show) which was highly applauded by the fashion devotees.

The curtains fell on 10th January 2016 as the festival concluded on a musical note. The stage was set on fire by Zubeen Garg and Zublee Baruah and the crowd was highly overwhelmed by their performance as the entire audience community started singing in chorus to the tune of these stars. It was a delightful scene to watch and experience. This was followed by a thunderous performance by DJ Amar who set the audience into madness with its rocking playlist.

Overall, the 4 day long festival was a jackpot of variety of events at multiple locations within the University campus as students from various colleges and universities participated in different competitions like Technova (Tech Fest), Sports Events, Gaming, Rock Concerts, Photography Competitions, Cultural Events, Fashion Show, Fest Litteraire. These events were specially designed for students of Northeast to gain the true spirit of studentship and also to facilitate social engagement, artistic exploration and personal growth. Thus, the 4day long festival concluded with tired bodies but refreshed souls only to get ready for the next year’s edition of the Kaziranga University Winter Festival 2017.

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2nd Convocation of KAZIRANGA UNIVERSITY Celebrating Achievement, Celebrating Knowledge and Beyond

  • Conferred the Honorary Doctorate to Ustad Amzad Ali Khan, Padma Vibhushan, renowned Sarod Maestro
  • Conferred the Honorary Doctorate to Shri A.S. Kiran Kumar, Padma Shri, Chairman ISRO

Kaziranga University, one of North East India’s premier Private University providing Educational Excellence, promoted by the North Eastern Knowledge Foundation (NEKF), is eld its 2nd Convocation on November 28, 2015. The event was graced by Shri Murli Dhar Khetan, Hon’ble Chancellor of the University; Shri A.S. Kiran Kumar, Padma Shri, Chairman ISRO; Ustad Amzad Ali Khan, Padma Vibhushan, renowned Sarod Maestro.

The welcome address was delivered by Shri Sunil Rai, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of the University. Shri Murli Dhar Khetan, Hon’ble Chancellor of the University will deliver the Inaugural Address and preside over the Convocation and confer the degrees. The Convocation address was delivered by Shri A.S. Kiran Kumar, Padma Shri, Chairman ISRO. Ustad Amzad Ali Khan, Padma Vibhushan, renowned Sarod Maestro also delivered the Inspirational Address.

This significant day marked the Graduation Ceremony of 120 KU students who received their graduating certificates and medals including – 26 students of MBA; 21 students of MSc.(Chemistry); 29 students of BBA; 10 students of MSc.(Physics); 4 students of MSc.(IT); 2 students of MTech(Thermal Engineering) and 28 students of BCom.

On this day Kaziranga University conferred two Honorary Doctorates. One, to Ustad Amzad Ali Khan , Padma Vibhushan, renowned Sarod Maestro for his phenomenal contributions towards the Indian culture and music. Born on 9th October, 1945 at a place called Gwalior located in Madhya Pradesh, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan is undisputed master of the music world. He is a man who needs no introduction and known as a distinguished maestro in the field of playing Sarod.

And the other Honorary Doctorate was conferred to Shri A.S. Kiran Kumar, Padma Shri , Chairman ISRO for his unmatched contributions in Indian Space Engineering Programmes. A Padma Shri awardee, Kiran Kumar joined ISRO in 1975. He is a distinguished space Scientist and credited with the development of key scientific instruments aboard the Chandrayan-1 and Mangalyaan space craft.

Known as the TCS-ION Campus, Kaziranga University has created a benchmark of excellence in providing industrial based educational interface for Engineering and Management students through its technological domain partners like CMS, Multisoft Systems, etc with proven placement track record. It is important to mention that the University’s industry-academia collaboration with various International Universities helps KU students to sharpen their conceptual and contextual insights to help them understand global prospective and standards.

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