Kaziranga University Wins Competition Success Review Excellence Award

Kaziranga University has bagged the “Top Excellence in Education” Award by Competition Success Review Awards 2016 during the Award giving ceremony held on April 24, 2016 in Delhi. Kaziranga University and IIM Shillong are the 2 institutes from Northeast to have been recognized and awarded in Educational Excellence on a National Level by CSR Awards 2016 amongst top 51 premiere institutes in India. The award was received by Dr. Sunil Kumar Rai, Vice Chancellor Kaziranga University on behalf of the University at Le Meriden Hotel, New Delhi on Sunday Night during the ceremony.

Kaziranga University also known as the TCS-ION Campus 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. Great personalities like Shri AS Kiran Kumar, Padma Shri, Chairman ISRO and Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Padma Vibhusan, Sarod maestro, and many other national and international dignitaries have complimented this University for adopting the latest pedagogy and following an updated and contemporary curriculum with world class infrastructure. To meet the aspirations of the people of this region, the University has brought to their doorstep an ethos and culture of modern globalized learning processes of the future within affordable means. Opportunities are provided to the students in a learning friendly environment to soak in modern tools and methods of gaining knowledge and honing skills, apt to meet the expectations of the modern industry.


ICSI opens Study Centre at Kaziranga University

During an Investor Awareness Program held on 25th April, 2016 at the Kaziranga University, the Institutes of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) inaugurated and opened its study centre at the University Campus. The centre was inaugurated CS Biman Debnath, Chairman of Managing Committee, ICSI Guwahati Chapter in the presence of Chiranjib Sarma Roy, Member  ICSI Guwahati Chapter,  Dr. P K Mishra, President NEKF and Dr. Sunil Rai, Vice Chancellor, Kaziranga University. The program was witnessed by the distinguished guests, faculty members and students of School of Business, Kaziranga University.

Speaking at the occasion, CS Biman Debnath introduced The Institutes of Company Secretaries of India to the students and pointed out the gap between the demand and supply of CS in Northeast. He also said that more members should be introduced to CS course in Northeast.


Civil Defence Training for Villagers by Kaziranga University and District Civil Defence Department, Jorhat

With a motive to create more awareness and minimise loss by natural calamities, Kaziranga University along with District Civil Defence Department, Jorhat conducted a Civil Defence Training cum demonstration workshop on May 4, 2016 at Koraikhowa LP School, Koraikhowa, Jorhat. A recent tragic accident which happened at the Koraikhowa village took the life of a villager by lightning strike leaving the villagers at a state of confusion and grief. Hence, this workshop was primarily conducted to create awareness and preparedness to survive a disaster or at the time of an emergency.


Research In-House Symposium Held at Kaziranga University

The first Research In-House Symposium of Kaziranga University was held on May 6, 2016 at the University Campus in Jorhat. The symposium showcased the Research Initiatives which have started and which are to be taken up at the University. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Dr. Sourav Baruah, Head of Geo-Science Division, CSIR- NEIST, Jorhat. The programme was attended by the Dr. Sunil Rai, Vice Chancellor, Kaziranga University, invited guests, faculties and students of the University.

During the symposium, Dr. Baruah spoke extensively on seismology and topics related to seismic activity zones of northeast India. He laid special emphasis on research and studies on seismology as northeast is an earthquake prone region. The symposium was followed by a Poster Presentation competition where the poster by Mr. Indranuj Hazarika a student of Department of Civil Engineering, Kaziranga University was adjudged as the Best Poster during the event.


Kaziranga University now UGC Compliant

The Assam Kaziranga University has now become University Grants Commission (UGC) Compliant within 4 years of its inception. The compliance has also been appropriately marked on the UGC website. Achieving UGC Compliance in such a short period has been owing to the patronage and blessings of Shri Murli Dhar Khetan, Chancellor of Kaziranga University, sustained efforts of Shri Basant Khetan, Pro-Chancellor of Kaziranga University, mentorship of Dr. Prashanta Kumar Mishra, President of NEKF, guidance of Dr. Sunil Rai, Vice-Chancellor of Kaziranga University and sincere hardwork of the University staff team. The quality levels achieved by the University in this short journey are commendable as the university have earned 100% placements of its pioneering Engineering BTech programmes and MBA programmes continuously since last 3 years. Such a feat has been possible also due to strong support of Jorhat District Administration and sister academic institutions and dear citizens of Jorhat.


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.


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.


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.


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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