Assam Kaziranga University

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Kaziranga University
Motto Knowledge and Beyond
Type State Private - Research University
Established 2012 (2012)
Affiliation UGC & AICTE
Chairperson M. D. Khaitan
President P. K. Mishra
Vice-Chancellor Vilas M Salokhe
Dean Biswarup Saikia (School of Engineering & Technology), Jahar Bagchi (School of Business)
Director Arnab Sarma
Location Koraikhowa, Jorhat, Assam, India
Campus Sub urban
Nickname KU
Mascot The Indian One Horn Rhino
Affiliations University Grants Commission
Website Official Website

The Assam Kaziranga University[1][2][3] [4][5] (known as Kaziranga University) is a Private university established through the Assam Kaziranga University Act, 2012[6] created under Assam Private Universities Act 2007 in the State of Assam, India in the year 2012. The University is located near the city of Jorhat, in the State of Assam, India. The university is one of its kind in the region of North East India offering courses in various fields.


The university provides courses in Engineering, Management, Computing Sciences and Basic sciences. It has four constituent institutes:

  • KU School of Business: The regular courses offered are MBA, BBA, BBA (Global, BCom and Integrated MBA
  • KU School of Engineering and Technology. The Courses offered are M.Tech, B.Tech and Integrated MTech and Integrated MBA (with B.Tech)
  • KU School of Basic Sciences. Courses offered are MSc (Physics), MSc (Chemistry), MSc (Mathematics) and Integrated MSc in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)
  • KU School of Computing Sciences. Courses offered are MSc (IT) and Integrated MSc (IT)


It has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UK's University of Plymouth,[4][7][8] to facilitate exchange of learning, faculty and students between the two universities and with Cardiff Metropolitan University (CMU)[9][10][11][12][13] of United Kingdom for joint research and student cum faculty exchange programme. Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences was the first Indian university to collaborate with KU when it signed the MoU in 2011.[14] Every Year KU MBA students are taken to Nanyang Technological University for a Global Immersion Program and for one month they go to Great Lakes Institute of Management for a National Immersion Program. The University has collaborated with various Industry partners for delivering domain specific training to their Engineering Students.


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Coordinates: 26°45′00″N 94°13′12″E / 26.7500°N 94.2200°E / 26.7500; 94.2200