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First Open University of the state

Finally Assam gets to flaunt its very own Open University. The very first open university of the state – Krishna Kanta Handique Open University (KKHOU) which was set up last year opened its doors for students recently as it started its academic activities with a Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP).

KKHOU is an answer to the prayers of those student’s who have been unable to continue with their studies owing to various reasons. Though Assam has been flooded by other Universities providing rather claiming to provide distance learning courses but these universities are of questionable repute as they are plagued by recognition issues. Moreover, the exams are not held regularly and the evaluation process too reeks of anomalies. Such universities fail to provide a support or assurance to the students and sometimes even jeopardize the future of the students. In such a state an open university in the state is a great confidence booster for the students of the region.

The BPP is a six month programme aimed at preparing students above 18 years who had failed to complete their 10+ 2 courses for higher studies.. The courses will be offered twice a year. The BPP admissions are already under way and will continue till February 15. Classes are slotted to start soon after and the exams for the first batch is planned to be held by July next year. About 60 study centres have been set up around the state where classes will be held for 15 Sundays. Results of examinations conducted will be declared within a month and the eligible ones will be able to pursue Bachelor courses launched by the University. The admission Fee for the BPP is Rs 700.

An affordable fee structure of the BPP is an added advantage for poor students and the innovative process of the BPP aims to provide a platform for many deserving students.

The university also plans to offer need based degrees and post graduate courses apart from a large number of professional and vocational diploma and certificate courses aimed at promoting development of human resources suitable for the job market, self employment and entrepreneurship development. Moreover the University will also start research oriented training programmes. The Medium of instruction will be English and Assamese and Bengali for the students of Barak valley.
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KOUSHIK HAZARIKA's picture

It has plans to offer degree courses initially in Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Commerce (B Com), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor in Computer Application (BCA) and Bachelor in Mass Communication (BMC) from the ensuing academic session beginning in August next.
Mr. Jogesh Das's picture

Is there BSW or MSW degree course for the candidates above 45 years of age with no prior qualification. Or contrary is any candidate get admitted for a degree or P.G. Course with a pre admission course?
sagarjyotibarua's picture

Is the university recognized by UGC?Is there any provision to join in BCA ?Please send the information all about BCA,about cost,duration,recognizationetc
Mrs. Pranati Debnath's picture

I have appear in BA final exam during 2000 under Guwahati University and failed than after I have got married and not appeared. Now I want to appear to BA exam, let me know the criteria in your Institution. I want to complete the BA course under correspondence.
Rumi Borgohain's picture

Can I study BCA if I've not Maths in HS level.
Proloy chanda's picture

pls inform me state wide open univer i interasted bpp course pls sent the course detail
Amar gautam's picture

I want to study BCA. Plz give me details of course fees,eligiblity,as i m married and working in IT sector of govt of assam since 4 years.
gautam's picture

i want to study bcom pla give me the detilas of course fees a
Susmita Nath's picture

I want admission in Degree course in Computer Application or any General Science. Please let me know the names of the colleges and how to obtain forms ant the mode of payment. Susmita Nath.
Kamal Sarma's picture

I want admission in correspondence course on Tourism. Please let me know the name of a best Institution about tourism in India. Kamal Sarma
S Deep Borkotoky's picture

Sir, I am born and brought up in Nagaland and running a Sikkim Manipal University Centre for the last ten years at Dimapur. I am interested to set up K K Handique State Open University Centre at Dimapur. Please let me know the terms. Warm regards, S D Borkotoky Digitech College of IT & Management Church Road, Near Plaza,Dimapur.Tel: 03862-227725/228879. Cell:09435342407/09436609745.
santosh bhadr's picture

Fine , its a very easy way to find out the distance learning.
Shahtaz's picture

Sir, I im a 21yrs old girl, I have passed my HSSLC in the year 2005 and was studying engineering but due to some problem i had to quit it and since now its already july all the admission in most of the degree colleges had closed and am not able to get admission this year.I want to go for BA journalism/English.please give advice on what should i do now.In some colleges they refuse to give admission when they are coming to know that I have pased HSSLC three years back.I am really worried about my career now.Is this an end to my education.Don,t I deserve to study higher???
gouri sankar sinha's picture

I am very much happy to know about distance learning system in Assam. I would like to become a graduate after 10th and 2 years certificate in electrical from ITI, Srikona, Assam.
KISHORE's picture

What is the Eligibility criteria of BMC?
Biraj Borthakur's picture

I am very happy to know that Distance learning is posible in assam also.
manjita sarmah's picture

I have passed my HS exem.on 1990.After a long interval again I want to complet my BA course.Can I do this from your esteem organisation on corresponding basis ? Pl. let me know.

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