IBM to start High End Career Oriented Programmes for Students of Northeast with Kaziranga University

For the first time in North East, on a revolutionary move, Kaziranga University in collaboration with IBM are all set to introduce IBM’s High End Career Oriented Programmes for the students of North East India. The initiative has been introduced by Mr. Philip Tasker, Program Director, IBM Systems and Technology Group (STG) University Program, POWER Academic Initiative Lead, STG, IBM on 17 May, 2016 at Kaziranga University during an interaction with the Faculty and students of the university. Also present at the occasion was Mr. Lalit Yagnik, Co- Founder & CEO, Skill Gap Solution Former Technical Director Head, IBM (Asia Pacific), Singapore. This will be the first of its kind in this region where a leading Global IT Company will start its technological programmes for the IT Students of NE.

Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Tasker said “We are excited about our association with Kaziranga University. IBM and Kaziranga University will certainly make contributions in the progress of the region”. Mr. Yagnik also said that this programme will be a catalyst in bringing up standards of IT and ITS applications which is highly needed, now that Guwahati has been named as a smart city”.

IBM has designed the course and the course delivery will be jointly done by Kaziranga University Faculties and resource persons from IBM and its approved partners. This kind of programme will increase the opportunity for bright IT students from North East to get high end jobs in IBM or its clients companies. A student who undergoes this programme will have the advantage of being 3 years ahead at the entry level. This programme will prepare a student to work on latest softwares and practices of IBM.

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AGIIT World Class Lab in Industrial Automation & Robotics to start soon at Kaziranga University

On a revolutionary move, Kaziranga University has recently partnered with Axis Global Institute of Induatrial Training (AGIIT), Pune under a MoU signed between both parties. Kaziranga University and AGIIT collaboratively will soon start a World Class Laboratory in Industrial Automation and Robotics in order to start job oriented courses in the related field. Through this collaboration, AGIIT will provide their technical support to train the students of School of Engineering of this University.

AGIIT is the authorized PLC training center in Chennai. They are the best PLC training center in chennai. Their training programs provide the best practice in the latest technologies and challenges in the immensely competitive area of PLC, SCADA, Process control, GSM communication, HMI, Servo Drive and Motor, Control panel wiring and designing. KU has partnered with AGIIT to conduct the additional Research Project in Robotics & Mechatronics for 3 months in Final Semester. Internship Projects leading to placement opportunity in leading industries in NCR region and Chennai.

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Kaziranga University Achieves 100% Placement for its MBA Students

Kaziranga University has scaled another spectacular height as it has successfully placed its MBA Students with a record of 100% placements for the 2014-16 batch. This year MBA batch which had 16 students in total, saw a highest domestic salary of Rs 4 lakh by Nestle and an average salary of Rs 2.5 lakh. Nearly 10 companies participated, of which each student received a minimum of 3 offers from different companies. Students had the opportunity to get an offer from a wide variety of companies like Nestle, ICICI Prudential, HDFC, Dabur, Future Group, Axis Bank, Royal Research, imiAID, Protech Buildcon, etc.

Kaziranga University is an evolving and innovative University with a growing reputation for excellence in education for providing high quality education & courses to support continuing professional and personal development. Students choose from a broad portfolio of programs from various departments such as School of Engineering, School of Business, School of Basic Science, School of Computing Science and School of Social Science.

On a remarkable note, the University has already taken an international leap by partnering with some of the world's highest ranking universities and institutions in terms of academic and cultural exchange programs which is part of an effort to allow its students to make an impact on the world stage. Partnerships enrich life at Kaziranga University by boosting research, bringing additional industry expertise to its courses and bridging cultural links that benefit its students.

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Former BARC Scientist gives Success Formula to Kaziranga University Students

A motivational lecture was held at Kaziranga University on March 18, 2016, for the students of School of Basic Science. Professor Jai Pal Mittal, Padma Shri, reknowned Scientist, DAE Raja Ramanna Fellow of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre and Distinguished Professor National Academy of Sciences, addressed the students as the key note speaker and delivered an inspirational talk to motivate the students for taking up Basic Science as a path for career. The event also witnessed the gracious presence of Dr. D. Ramaiah, Director, CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat, Dr. Prashanta Kumar Mishra, President North East Knowledge Foundation, Dr. Sunil Rai, Vice Chancellor, Kaziranga University, faculties, students of Kaziranga University.

Speaking at the occasion, Professor Mittal said, “We should not overlook Basic Sciences over Engineering or other career oriented programmes. Basic Science is as much important as other programmes. We surrounded by elements of Basic sciences, from morning till evening, we are dependent on products like toothpastes, soaps, coldrinks, etc which are products of chemistry. Therefore we must lay special emphasis on Basic Sciences and give equal importance and take it up as our career”.

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CGM State Bank of India Gives Management Mantra to Kaziranga University Students

A motivational lecture was held at Kaziranga University on March 18, 2016, for it’s management students. Mr PVSLN Murty, CGM State Bank of India, North East addressed the students as the key note speaker and delivered an inspirational talk to motivate the students for achieving success in their careers. The event was attended by Shri Basant Khetan, Pro Chancellor, Kaziranga University, Dr. Prashanta Kumar Mishra, President North East Knowledge Foundation, Dr. Sunil Rai, Vice Chancellor, Kaziranga University, faculties, students and other officials from SBI were also present to grace the ocassion.

Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Murty said,”No achievement in this world has come without any effort. Nothing is impossible and there is nothing which we cannot achieve. We must dare to dream big, only then we can achieve big despite all apprehensions”. He stressed more on personality development and corporate conduct. “Unless and until a person develops his/her personality, it is impossible to achieve a target”, Murti said.

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To represent Kaziranga University at International Conference on Environmental Science & Technology 2016 In Texas, USA

Dr. Prashanta Kumar Bordoloi

Dr. Prashanta Kumar Bordoloi, Professor and Head of Department (Civil Engineering), School of Engineering & Technology of this University has been selected as a speaker at International Conference on Environmental Science & Technology 2016 by the prestigious American Academy of Sciences to be held from June 6-10, 2016 at Houston, Texas in USA. The American Academy of Sciences Conference jury has selected Dr. Bordoloi for his abstract entitled "Sustainable River bank Erosion Management by Soft Engineering Approach: A Case Study of the Brahmaputra" which aptly fits the subjects of issues and concerns over environmental discussion at the conference.

The objective of the International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology is to provide a major interdisciplinary forum for presenting new approaches from relevant areas of environmental science, to foster integration of the latest developments in scientific research into engineering applications, and to facilitate technology transfer from well-tested ideas into practical products, waste management, remedial processes, and ecosystem restoration. Environmental humanity and sociality such as environmental ethics, environmental law, environmental economy and environmental management are also included in the scope of the conference. Researchers, engineers, site managers, regulatory agents, decision-making officials, consultants, and vendors gets the opportunity to exchange information on recent research trends, to examine ongoing research programs, and to investigate worldwide public and regulatory acceptance of environmental protection and remediation technologies.

Environmental disturbance and pollution are complex problems worldwide. The current development of modern science and technology combined with management on social and economic activities are contributing more and more to solution of the problems. Although considerable environmental protection work has been and is presently being conducted, a multidisciplinary platform for environmental scientists, engineers, management professionals and governmental officials to discuss the latest developments in environmental research and applications is considered to be helpful for protecting the global village.

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4th African Regional Conference on Irrigation and Drainage (ARCID), Aswan, Egypt

Prof. Prashanta Kumar Bordoloi To represent Kaziranga University

Prof. Prashanta Kumar Bordoloi, Professor and Head of Department (Civil Engineering), School of Engineering & Technology of this University has been selected as a speaker at 4th AFRICAN REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE (ARCID) organised by The Egyptian National Committee for Irrigation and Drainage (ENCID) to be held from April 26 to April 28, 2016, at Aswan in Egypt. The ENCID jury has selected Prof. Bordoloi for his abstract entitled “Agricultural Land and Water Management for Sustainability under Climate Variability” which aptly fits the subjects of issues and concerns over environmental discussion at the conference.

Egypt joined the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) in the year 1950 as a founder member country. The Egyptian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (ENCID) is a semi-governmental entity affiliated to the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation. The members of the National Committee are Senior Government Engineers, Professors of Engineering in universities, research institutes and research centers. The National Committee has 40 members including the Chairman and the Secretary. The Secretary is responsible for implementing the decisions of the National Committee. So far, two IEC meetings (the 19th IEC meeting - Cairo, 1968, and the 47th IEC meeting - Cairo, 1996), one Congress (the 16th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage - Cairo, 1996), one Afro-Asian Regional Conference (the 6th Afro-Asian Regional Conference - Cairo, 1987), and lately one African Regional Conference (First African Regional Conference on Drainage – Cairo, 2004) have been organized by the Egyptian National Committee.

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Indian IETF Capacity Building Program at Kaziranga University

Kaziranga University hosted the Indian Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Capacity Building Program held at the university campus on 28 Feb 2016. The Program was conceived by the Internet Society (ISOC) Kolkata Chapter and approved by DeitY, Government of India. The event was attend by Dr. Mr. Abhijan Bhattacharjee of TCS Innovation Lab Kolkata; Mr. Anand Raje VP-Membership ISOC Kolkata Chapter; Dr. Indrajit De, IICB Program Chair. The event was inaugurated in the gracious presence of Dr. Sunil Rai, Vice Chancellor, Kaziranga University, Dr. Prashanta Kumar Mishra, President, North Eastern Knowledge Foundation and other dignitaries and faculties of the University.

Dr. Indrajit De, IICB Program Chair said “It is important to generate awareness about IETF because IETF generates and governs Internet Protocols”. He further added that the capacity building program is specially designed to focus more on creating new internet development by understanding what internet protocols are.

Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Abhijan Bhattacharjee, the key note speaker for the program said “The Indian IETF Capacity Building (IICB) Program is an attempt to increase the lower participation of Indians, corporate in the International Internet standard making process and specifically in IETF with an objective to empower Internet professionals by broadening their experience and enabling their participation in open Internet standards development.” He also spoke about providing opportunities for Fellows to participate in the global Internet ecosystem and to interact and engage with the broader Internet engineering community.

Kaziranga University is leading the effort to provide the students of School of Computing Sciences (SCS) and the School of Engineering Technology (SET) a platform to help its students understand the importance of Internet protocols. The university has organized this program with a motive to attempt to increase participation of its students in the International Internet standard making process with an objective to empower them by broadening their experience and enabling their participation in open Internet standards development.

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TCS Pool Campus Placement Drive Held at Kaziranga University

As part of University Social Responsibility, Kaziranga University recently conducted a pool campus placement drive on 10 February 2016 for Tata Consultancy Services in an attempt to bring academia industry closer for the final year students of all the regional colleges in and around Jorhat and nearby cities. As many as 400 students from 29 colleges across Jorhat and its neighbouring districts participated in the event. Out of which 253 were selected for the HR round. The selection process included aptitude test, HR round, group discussion and personal interview.

The programme was conducted by the Placement Cell of Kaziranga University. Various officials from TCS and Kaziranga University were present to properly drive the placement process. Ms. Sreetama Dutta, an official of TCS said that every year TCS conducts such pool campus placement drives to search for talents among the budding graduates. “We are happy to see such great number of participants today. Kaziranga University has done a great job in providing us the platform to hold this placement drive. At the same time it is also providing a career path to most students of this region who belong to government colleges where placements drives rarely happen”, said Sreetama Dutta.

Kaziranga University is leading the effort to give the final year graduating students of this region a chance to have a firsthand experience of a placement drive. Our Career counselling programmes which are also a part of our University Social Responsibility lays special emphasis on empowering these students by imparting industry ready skills, which enabled them to get good placements in the off campus drive.

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