Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University - KKHSOU

Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University (KKHSOU) is the fourteenth of its kind and the only state Open University in the entire NE India. The University has it’s headquarters at Patgaon, Rani, Guwahati. It aims at building a knowledge based society to provide quality higher education through open and distance learning to reach the unreached of the society. The main purpose of the University is to promote education to reach the unreached through the Open and Distance Learning System, with the motto of the University ‘Education Beyond Barriers’ of age, academic background and geographical boundaries.

KKHSOU was established under the provision of the KKHSOU, Act’ 2005 enacted by the Govt. of Assam & published in the Assam Gazette (extraordinary) dt 29/9/05 has been recognized by the Former Distance Education Council, New Delhi (now DEB,UGC) vide letter no. DEC/Misc/07/5957 dated 03/10/07. The University Grants Commission vide its letter No. F.9-13/2008(CPP-I) dated 18th March, 2009 also has empowered the University to award degrees under Section 22 of UGC Act, 1956.

KKHSOU Courses

The University offers around 40 academic programmes in Social Sciences, Humanities and Professional areas which include Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, M.Phil., PhD, Certificate and Diploma Programmes.

Under Graduate Degree Courses

  1. Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM) - Major
  2. Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  3. Bachelor of Computer Application
  4. Bachelor of Arts (BA) - English-( Major & Pass Course)
  5. Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Education (Major & Pass Course)
  6. Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Philosophy (Major & Pass Course)
  7. Bachelor of Arts (BA) - History (Major & Pass Course)
  8. Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Sociology (Major & Pass Course)
  9. Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Political Science (Major & Pass Course)
  10. Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Economics (Major & Pass Course)
  11. Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Journalism and Mass Communication
  12. Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Mathematics (Pass Course)
  13. Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Assamese (Major & Pass Course)
  14. Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Sanskrit (Major & Pass Course)

Post Graduate Degree Courses

  1. Master of Computer Application (MCA)
  2. Master of Arts in Assamese
  3. Master of Arts in English
  4. Master of Arts in Education
  5. Master of Arts in Political Science
  6. Master of Arts in Sociology
  7. Master of Social Works
  8. Master of Science In Information Technology (M.Sc IT)
  9. Masters in Business Administration
  10. Master of Arts in Journalism And Mass Communication

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme

The KKHSOU offers research programmes leading to award of Ph.D through various departments.

Post Graduate Diploma Courses

  1. Computer Application (PGDCA)
  2. Business Management (PGDBM)
  3. Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
  4. Broadcast Journalism (PGDBJ)
  5. Mass Communication (PGDMC)

Diploma Courses

  1. Journalism and Mass Communication (DJMC)
  2. Creative Writing in English (DCWE)
  3. Computer Hardware and Networking (DCHN)
  4. Library and Information Science (DLIS)
  5. Sanskrit Learning (DSL)

Certificate Courses

  1. Commercial Nursery Management (CCNMA)
  2. Tea Cultivation And Plantation Management (CSTCPM)
  3. Security Personnel (CSP)
  4. Counselling Skills (CCS)

KKHSOU Application Process

Candidates are required to apply online by registering and logging on to the University's website The candidate are required to pay the application fees online by using the payment gateway.

Candidates can fill or edit entered data contained in the form for any number of times and save the data. However, the application form cannot be edited after the final submission.
Note: It is recommended not finalize the application form until all the information are entered correctly.

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KKHSOU Contact Detail

Headquarters: Patgaon, Rani. Guwahati- 781017. Assam. India
City Office: Housefed Complex. Last Gate, Dispur, Guwahati 781006, Assam, India

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