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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.



Revised Registration Dates for the Academic Batch 2016 announced

The Registration Date for the upcoming Academic Batch 2016 has been revised.

1st August 2016

Programs : BCom, Integrated BCom, BBA, Integrated BBA, Integrated MSc (Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics), BSW, Integrated BSW, Integrated MA Sociology, Integrated MSc IT, BCA.


8th August 2016

Programs : BTech (Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering).


16th August 2016

Programs : MCA, MSW, MSc IT, MA Sociology, MSc (Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics), MTech, MBA, MBA  - Hospital Administration, MCom.


First Salters’ Chemistry Camp in Northeast

To be organised by CSIR-NEIST, Royal Chemistry India Foundation’s (Royal Society of Chemistry UK) & The Assam Kaziranga University in Jorhat

For the first time in Northeast India, The CSIR- North East Institute of Science & Technology, Jorhat in collaboration with Royal Chemistry India Foundation’s (part of Royal Society of Chemistry, UK) and The Assam Kaziranga University, Jorhat is organizing the residential Salters Camps for Class IX students from July 11 to July 13, 2016 at CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat and Kaziranga University, respectively. Altogether 60 Sixty students from 15 government schools/less privileged schools from around Jorhat will participate in this Camp. This will enable students to participate in the fun of Chemistry and motivate them to develop both awareness of and a long-term interest in the subject through an actionpacked programme. Students will have hands-on practical activities in Institute labs, exciting chemical demonstrations and the chance to meet like-minded students including a taste of university life staying in the Kaziranga University campus. The main highlight is that the Camp activities will be delivered in local language i.e. Assamese. The Salter’s Camps will have the coordination and contribution of Mr Partha Paul, Scientist, NEIST and Dr Jayanta K Sarmah, Prof and Dean, School of Basic Sciences, Kaziranga University. This programme is intended to light a spark of interest and enthusiasm among young students of this region for the future study of chemistry.

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