School of Business
Vertical Limit is an education service provider comprising of experienced industry professionals and academics who understand the rapidly changing dynamics of management education in India and brings in their expertise to develop skilled resources as opposed to generalists. The organisation is headed by Prof. Srinivas Govindrajan, who has been teaching in the B-School space for over 30 years; that includes prestigious schools such as XLRI-Jamshedpur, XIM Bhubaneswar, IIM-Calcutta, IIM Lucknow, IIM-Raipur, IIM-Shillong, IIM-Udaipur and GLIM-Chennai. Professionals from Vertical Limit work together with Kaziranga University School of Business to design and deliver skill based education which enables MBA students to get the career of their choice - whether it be in marketing, finance, digital marketing or human resources.
The Times of India Group began its operations in 1838 and is India’s oldest and largest media house. The Group is also amongst India’s most diverse media house with assets across Publishing, Radio, TV, Out of Home (OOH) and Online Media. TIMESPRO is the academic partner of Kaziranga University for the MBA (Banking & Financial Services) program, which is designed to offer in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience through several carefully chiselled modules in each area of Banking and Financial Services. Integrating a mix of both theory and practical experience, the unique action-oriented learning approach helps develop vital business, analytical and leadership skills.
Safeducate was established by Safexpress, India’s leading logistics management company in 2007 and since then has been catering to the growing needs of professionals in the domain of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. KU's MBA (L&SCM) is a multi-disciplinary specialized program in collaboration with Safeducate, having focus on design, planning and management of L&SCM functions, networks, processes and systems. This program focuses on two pathways:
Teami – is a premier institute focused on providing education in the fields of Event Management, Media Technology, Entertainment Technology & Craft, and Digital Technologies. It is located in Bangalore. Team.i has provided event management education to over 2000 successful event managers over the years. Team-i has a tie-up with DNA Networks, one of the largest event management companies in the world. Through our partnership with team-i, KU students opting for MBA (Event Management) program would get an opportunity to be part of some of the biggest events in India and gain hands-on exposure to the real world event management.
Assumption University is a leading university of Thailand located in Bangkok, which prides itself as a provider of scientific and humanistic knowledge, particularly in business education and management science through research and interdisciplinary approaches. The University is an international community of scholars, engaged in the pursuit of truth and knowledge, serving the human society, especially through the creative use of interdisciplinary approaches and cybertechnology. Assumption University is a knowledge partner for Kaziranga University for conducting study tours and cultural immersion programs for the students; and also an academic partner for the MBA (Tourism Management) programme.
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), an autonomous and not-for-profit institute, set up in 1983, is sponsored by apex financial institutions - the IDBI Bank Ltd., IFCI Ltd., ICICI Bank Ltd. and the State Bank of India (SBI). The Government of Gujarat pledged twenty-three acres of land on which stands the majestic and sprawling EDII campus. The Institute is an acknowledged National Resource Institute for Entrepreneurship Education, Research, Training & Institution Building. EDII is the academic partner of Kaziranga University for the MBA (Entrepreneurship) programme.
National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR) is a leading Institute for creating talent for the Infrastructure / Construction industry. NICMAR, established over 33 years ago by the Indian Construction Industry & mentored by HCC, L&T, Gammon India, Shaporji Palonji, Simplex, Essar, AfCons, Ramky Infra etc. is India’s leading Post Graduate Institute in Construction Management, Real Estate Management, Infrastructure Management & Project Management. With strong support from the Industry, NICMAR is recognised as a prestigious Centre of Excellence in Techno-Management education in CRIP. NICMAR is the academic partner of Kaziranga University for the MBA (Construction & Urban Infrastructure Management) programme.
The Certified Management Accountant (CMA) is a global professional credential, offered by the Institute of Management Accountants (ima), based out of New Jersey USA. IMA is the worldwide association of accountants and financial professionals working in business and academia, with members across 140+ countries. In India, IMA works in collaboration with Miles Education, which is India's largest training provider for CMA. US CMA is comprehensive learning programme wherein students will get IMA US (Institute of Management Accountants) approved Wiley Excel learning material with Online Test Bank, 50-60 hour's of video modules access, Miles class notes, aimed to enhance the knowledge of the students (especially BBA & BCOM) giving them industry specific curriculum, which is a pathway to a global finance certification.
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CImA) is a UK based professional body offering training and qualification in management accountancy and related subjects. CIMA offers a globally recognized professional Management Accounting qualification. The CIMA professional qualification has an emphasis on accounting for business. It is committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards of members and students, and to maintaining public confidence in management accounting. CIMA is a knowledge partner of KU and provides options to students enrolling for CIMA and completing the CGMA program with an appropriate CIMA Certificate / Diploma / Advanced Diploma (as per course completed).
The All India Management Association (AIMA) was created as an apex body of professional management with active support of the Government of India and Industry in 1957. Kaziranga University students have an option to sharpen their knowledge & skills of creating best HR practices by studying courses offered by AIMA & its UK Partner, NOCN, a leading British HR Organisation.
ICICI direct Centre for Financial Learning (ICFL) is an initiative of ICICI Securities Ltd. set up with an objective of simplifying financial knowledge and increasing financial literacy. Kaziranga University has tied up with ICFL to provide further specialized certification courses (optional) in Equity Trading and Investment OR prepare students for becoming a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). The added certification in CFP will equip the MBA (Finance) students to take advantage of jobs as Financial Planners.
UREKA Education Group is an education company setup in London in 2014 by a group of Sloan Fellows from London Business School having offices in Oxford and Dubai. Ureka's key expertise is in offering international programmes and services to academic institutions around the world. Ureka also provides services in areas of entrepreneurship development and education technology services for academic institutions. Kaziranga University has a tie-up with Ureka for academic exchange and immersion programmes in international locations, such as Dubai.
Medica Synergie Pvt Ltd, parent body of Medica Superspeciality Hospital, is a body of healthcare professionals providing integrated healthcare solutions along various verticals – hospital architectural planning & building, managing hospitals, public health, quality accreditations & retail pharmacy. Kaziranga University collaborated with Medica to develop the program for MBA (Hospital Administration) where students now have opportunity to do internships in multiple hospitals, apart from Medica.
School of Engineering and Technology
Texas Instruments :Texas Instruments incorporated (TI) is an American technology company that designs and manufactures semiconductors and various integrated circuits, which it sells to electronic designers and manufacturers globally. TI is one of the top-10 semiconductor companies worldwide, based on sales volume. Texas Instruments is involved in developing analog chips and embedded processors.
Cranes Varsity :Cranes Varsity is a pioneer in Technical Training and education services in Embedded, IoT, VLSI design, DSP, Java Technologies, Cloud Computing, Big Data & Analytics, Artificial Intelligence with Machine Learning. They provide training on Industrial focused tools and post-professional Technical knowledge for Engineers.
IBM :KU has initiated the joint collaborative program with IBM in verticles: 1Cloud Computing and Virtualization 2. Business Analytics and Optimization. IBM has designed the course and the course delivery will be jointly done by Kaziranga University Faculties and resource persons from IBM and it's approved partners.
AWS :Kaziranga University has academic associations with Amazon Web Services and Students are given the facility of using Amazon Web Services (AWS) account every semester (USD $100 credit voucher) to create and work on AWS.
Emory University :KU has initiated joint collaborative project "Visual mapping of Ancient Ahom Kingdom" using Augmented reality. The project has collaborated with the Emory University, USA. To better understand the history and legacy of the Ahom Kingdom, which existed between 1228 and 1826 A.D. in present-day Assam, India, Kaziranga University’s Center for Virtual Reality has partnered with Emory’s Center for Digital Scholarship to develop a spatial historical map of the ancient kingdom. Historical data about the kingdom about the will be validated and aligned with the topological map of the target area.
Cyberpeace Foundation :Kaziranga University plans to set up e Raksha research center to identify DDoS attack in the region in collaboration with Cyber Peace Foundation. This e Raksha the research center will be connected with other e Raksha research center (e Kawach) across PAN India
IIRS ISRO :KU runs several space-science and technology-related online courses like GIS, remote sensing, Global Navigation Satellite System in collaboration with IIRS ISRO
NPTEL :KU has established a local chapter of NPTEL where students can enroll for certification in more 10000 NPTEL courses. The courses are run by the professors of different IITs, NITs, IISC and IISER
VMWare IT Academy :KU CSE department is a member of Vmware IT academy. VMWare IT Academy provides all virtualization solution and certification opportunity to its member in a very nominal cost.
Siemens :The main focus areas are electrification, automation, control, industrial drives and digitalization. Siemens India stands for engineering excellence, innovation, and reliability. It is one of the world’s biggest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies. Siemens is a pioneer in infrastructure and energy solutions, automation and software for industry and is a leader in medical diagnosis. Siemens also provides business-to-business financial solutions, rail automation and wind power solutions
NICMAR :NICMAR stands for National Institute of Construction Management and Research. It is a non-profit organization with the express objective of engaging in activities for the promotion of training, research, professionalism and skill formation at all levels of the construction and other allied industries. Under the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950, NICMAR was registered as a Public Trust in 1982. The NICMAR Society was constituted in 1984 and registered under the Societies’ Registration Act, 1860. The Construction management. NICMAR offers post graduate programmes in Advanced Construction Management, Project Engineering and Management, Real Estate and Urban Infrastructure Management, Infrastructure Finance, Development & Management, Contemporary Smart City Development and Management. The Assam Kaziranga University has signed MOU with NICMAR with the following objectives like special internship training programme at the end of 8th semester for the Civil and Mechanical Engineering students, jointly Conduct and develop one MBA programme in Construction management, Exchange of Faculties and students for training etc.
National Academy of Construction :It is Hyderabad based institute which was established at the initiative of the Government of Andhra Pradesh for bringing overall development in the standards of the Construction Industry in India. The NAC provides training in different areas in skill development and specialized in providing skill development training for fresh Civil Engineering graduates. Their Civil Engineering skills development programme include concrete technology, Estimation, Bar Bending, Retrofitting and many such subjects which are essential for site Engineers. They also provide finishing school programme for final year students of Civil Engineering branch which can provide the students with the practical knowledge they require before posted into a Construction site.
School of Basic Sciences
IPR-Ahmedabad : Research collaboration with BRNS-DAE funded project.
School of Computing Sciences
IBM :School of Computing Sciences (SCS) of Kaziranga University strives to create industry-ready students who are productive from day one by aligning its curriculum with the needs of the industry with the help of its industry and academic partners. The focus is on training the students in emerging areas of technology with the active support of our partners who not only help in training the students but also participate actively in curriculum design and updating it on regular basis. The partners also help us in providing the students with hands-on training in their chosen areas.
This is one of the unique approach initiated by The Kaziranga University to improve the employability quotient of the students. Kaziranga University also has developed the IBM Centre of Excellence equipped with cutting edge infrastructure and research facilities in Cloud Computing and Virtualization.
School of Computing Science has collaborated with IBM to develop an industry-aligned joint collaborative academic program in the following verticals:
QSpiders :QSpiders is a best-in-class learning solutions organization headquartered in India’s IT capital, Bengaluru. It offers a wide range of courses in the area of software testing and is official partners of the ISTQB®.
School of Computing Science has collaborated with QSpiders to develop an industry-aligned joint collaborative academic program in the following verticals:
Amazon Web Services (AWS) : Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 165 fully featured services from data centres globally. Millions of customers including the fastest-growing start-ups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies - trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs. The AWS Solutions Architect Certification training enables a student to design, plan and scale AWS implementations utilizing over 70 cloud computing services. The course is aligned with the latest AWS exam featuring Amazon designated best practices.
Kaziranga University has academic associations with Amazon Web Services, and Students are given the facility of using Amazon Web Services (AWS) account every semester (USD $100 credit voucher) to create and work on AWS.
AWS provides services for broad range of applications including compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), security, and application development, deployment, and management.
School of Social Sciences
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad: EDII is a pioneer institute of India so far as education, training, research and action research in entrepreneurship is concerned. Kaziranga University built a formal collaboration with EDII in the year 2017 to work intensively and extensively in the areas of entrepreneurship awareness, education and promotion amongst the undergraduate and Post Graduate students of Assam and other North-East states. The collaboration has resulted in establishing an institutional design called Kaziranga University-EDII Centre for Excellence in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (KUECEEI) to undertake various activities. Currently, the Centre inter alia, undertakes Entrepreneurship Awareness Programmes, Faculty Development Programmes and incubation of start-ups, being supported by Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India. The synergy between two institutions has made a significant impact in the North East region.
Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE), Guwahati: IIE is an autonomous institute under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India. So far as entrepreneurship promotion is concerned it has been making a significant contribution in the North East region. By virtue of its focus on entrepreneurship education and research, Kaziranga University forged a collaboration with IIE to take the entrepreneurship education and promotion to the next level in the region. Faculty exchange, students’ internship in entrepreneurship, action research and knowledge development are some of the focused areas of this collaboration.
Assam Startup, A Government of Assam Initiative: The Assam Government has launched the Assam Startup Policy to promote entrepreneurship and the growth of startup culture in the state. To implement the policy, the Government has recently initiated the Assam Startup program, which aims to catalyze the startup movement in the state by motivating the youth to become job creators and providing necessary ecosystem support so that they may pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. This being one of the focus areas of Kaziranga University Assam Startup has come forward to build a partnership. The partnership will strengthen the network of Entrepreneurship Development Cells and Competency Centers located within the academic institutions across the state.
Innovative Change Collaborative India (ICCo India), New Delhi: It is part of a global initiative in the development sector and later got incorporated in India as a not for profit entity. It is working to achieve the twin core principles of ‘Securing Sustainable Livelihoods’ and ‘Justice and Dignity for All’. ICCo works in the areas of food and nutrition security, clean energy, agriculture value-chain development, children and youth. Through its various interventions, the organization has supported more than 100 partners across the country and directly impacted more than 70000 lives as of now. The partnership with KU is intended to build a synergy combine efforts to achieve their common objectives of addressing India’s development challenges through partnership. Both KU and ICCo understand and appreciate that there is a significant scope for synergy in achieving their respective vision and goals by mutual collaboration. The major areas of collaboration are students’ internship, placement, knowledge development and dissemination, IT enable solutions from KU to different interventions of ICCo and participation of ICCo’s experts in academic activities of KU.
National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies NISTADS, a CSIR institution, New Delhi: NISTADS is devoted to study various aspects of interaction among science, society and state. It is one of the 38 insyitutions of Government of India’s Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). KU has been collaborating with NISTADS in the areas of Socio-Economics of Science and Technology; Future Application of Science and Technology; Climate Change, Adaptation, Mitigation and Sustainability. Besides, KU organises policy discourse every year in collaboration with NISTADS, with special focus on various issues relating to Sustainable Development of North East region.
UNESCO Association: The Clubs, Centres and Associations for UNESCO are groups of volunteers of different ages and socio-professional status in various institutions or civil society organisations who become proactive in the service of UNESCO’s ideals. It was established under the aegis of the National Commissions for UNESCO, these Clubs, Centres and Associations are grouped into national, regional and international networks, for the purpose of acting in UNESCO’s fields of competence at the grass-root level. Kaziranga University is one of the institutions in the country to have this privilege of building a partnership with UNESCO association.
The partnership focuses on varied activities promoting the information and knowledge dissemination of universal peace, harmony based on the UNESCO principles and UN declaration of Sustainable Development Goals. Joint programmes and activities are organised by students and faculty members of KU and officials of UNESCO Association for the student community. National and International exposure opportunities are created for students to understand how these activities are undertaken in various parts of the country and world.
Centre for Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University (CSMCH-JNU):
JNU being a leading university in the country, Kaziranga University is privileged to build collaboration with it to leverage its expertise in various academic and research activities in Assam and Northeast region. The partnership focuses on the exchange of faculty members, exchange of students and research scholars, joint academic research activities, seminars, workshops, exchange of academic materials and research tools and organising short term modular programmes.
Balipara Foundation: Balipara Foundation is a pioneer in experimenting with ecological protection and restoration of the Eastern Himalayan Region through the concept of Naturenomics. The Foundation is structured as a Conservation Incubator, which channelises the efforts of multiple agencies by providing a common platform with expertise in Project Resourcing, Research, Technology & Advocacy. It focuses its efforts on Habitat Mapping, Planning & Restoration, Research, Innovation & Application and Policy Advocacy, Investment & Publication. Through the principles of Naturenomic, it seeks to preserve a balance between conservation imperatives and human development through the creation of ecologically compliant assets. Kaziranga University has built a partnership to leverage the foundation’s expertise on field-based research and sustainable development through the exchange of knowledge, students’ internship, placement research and development activities involving the students and faculty members.
Anthropos India Foundation (AIF): It is a trust registered under the Trust Act since 2012 having its registered office in New Delhi. A group of eminent academics and practitioners came together to establish this institution to promote the discipline of anthropology; its philosophy and methods. It aims to conduct Anthropological research. It has been working with the objective to produce visual narratives, interpretation of culture and take positive action in co-operation with the Government, organizations, institutions/universities and like-minded civil society organizations. Anthropos India Foundation in its endeavor to expand its activities across the country has built a partnership with Kaziranga University (KU). The major areas of collaboration are to promote Anthropological Methods and Methodology, Women and Child Safety and Protection, Disaster Management and Risk Reduction, Women’s Rights and Safety, Traditional Knowledge System and Indigenous Healing Practices, Rural Livelihoods and innovations, Public health and research on diseases and Labour issues. Both AIF and KU jointly conduct research and organize training programs/ seminars/ conferences/ workshops on common topics of interest and developing relevant course curriculum and initiate diploma and certificate courses.
Humanitarian Aid International (HAI): HAI is an Indian humanitarian organization, registered under Indian Trusts Act, 1882 and having its registered office in Delhi. A group of experts in humanitarian sector came together to build an organisation which can not only work in India but also in other parts of the world. It builds network of civil society organisations, research institutions and universities working in humanitarian sector. In the North East region, Kaziranga University is the first institution to build collaboration with HAI based on its continuous response to humanitarian needs in natural and human made disasters. The main thematic focus areas of collaboration with HAI are, 1) humanitarian response, 2) humanitarian advocacy, 3) disaster risk reduction and 4) climate change & adaptation.
School of Health Sciences
Apollo Medskills Ltd (AMSL) :Apollo Medskills was set up as a joint venture between Apollo Hospitals and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) as part of setting up training institutes across the country. AMSL is a medical skills development institute in India to train and upgrade the skills of hospital workforce across the country. Through the collaboration with Apollo MedSkills, Kaziranga University’s School of Health Sciences aims to facilitate Postgraduate programme, Undergraduate programmes, Certificate programmes, nursing-related and other career progression programmes in the field of health and health management education. This will help students get exposure to world class Apollo Group of Hospitals and their partner hospitals for their 6months to 1 year internship.
Medvarsity :Medvarsity, India’s first Medical e-learning venture launched in 2000, an initiative by Apollo Hospitals Group, which is also the leader in healthcare in Asia Pacific Region, having the first JCI accredited hospital in India. The medical industry is evolving constantly and necessities that healthcare professionals always stay updated with the latest trends and technologies. Medvarsity, has the aim of making quality education accessible to healthcare professionals across specialties and experience levels. They offers a wide range of clinical and non-clinical courses that which will upgrade the skills of a healthcare professionals. Medvarsity have around 140 courses and accreditation is done by leading global Universities and 45 clinical training partners across the country & outside. This will help the students KU get exposure to world class organisation and will impact the healthcare ecosystem in a substantial way.