Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University

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Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University
Krishna Kanta Handique State open University logo.jpg
Seal of KKHSOU
Motto Education Beyond Barriers
Type Public, Open
Established 2006
Chancellor P.B. Acharya
Vice-Chancellor Hitesh Deka
Administrative staff
80 (incl. faculty)
Location Guwahati, Assam, India
Campus Distance / Regular / Online
Programs 42
Affiliations UGC

Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University is a state university in Guwahati, Assam, India.

It was established by the Assam Legislative Assembly by Act XXXVII of 2005 in 2005. The Act received the assent from the Governor on the same year. It was recognized by the University Grants Commission in 2009,[1] which lists 2007 as the year of establishment.[2]

KKHSOU runs from three locations:

  • Permanent campus: Patgaon, Rani Gate, Guwahati-781017
  • City Office: Housefed Complex, Last Gate, Guwahati-781006
  • Jorhat Regional Centre


  1. ^ "KKHSOU". Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "List of State Universities" (PDF). 27 May 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 May 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-06. 

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