[Assam] Kaziranga University.
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Fri Jan 13 00:12:27 IST 2012
Kaziranga University (http://kazirangauniversity.in/ ) :
"The nature of learning has changed, but our educational institutions haven't "
Observes the Honorable Union Minister for Human
Resource Development, India. And here is Kaziranga University pursuing
the vision of the HRD ministry. We are building an institution for the
21st century in order to respond to the need of the time.
Located at Jorhat, Assam, India, the campus is spread over 50 acres,
designed by an internationally renowned architect, equipped with all
modern facilities, and is well connected by air, rail and road. The
place with its calm, serene and tranquil environment provides an ideal
setting for learning. Jorhat has a lively, diverse and educated
community, and is popularly known as "the Knowledge City" of Assam.
Kaziranga University (KU) is established under the Assam
Private University Act No. XII of 2007 with a vision of becoming a world class university, offering state-of-the-art education and research
relevant to market needs and ensuring that the members of the university contribute significantly to societal development. The motto of KU is to become a center of excellence for tomorrow's talents. The University
commits itself as a diverse and socially responsible learning community
working towards the pursuit of excellence by developing quality
professionals for the betterment of the entire nation in general, and
the Northeast in specific.
Kaziranga University begins its operation in 2012
with two Schools. The KU School of Engineering & Technology will administer
degree programs (BTech & MTech) in Civil Engineering, Mechanical
Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communications
Engineering, and Computer Science & Engineering. The KU School of Business will offer degree programs (BBA &
MBA) in business administration and in hospitality management. Two more
schools, namely School of Health Sciences and School of Agriculture
& Forestry, are slated to come up in the next couple of years. The
enrolled student base of KU is going to grow from about 500 in the year
2012 to about 4000 in the year 2016. KU will administer all its programs in a learner-centric,
outcome-based and quality-assured manner. The overarching commitment of
its programs is to meet the needs of the 21st century learners,
employers and society by enabling the students with knowledge, values
and skills required for attaining and sustaining success and leadership
in their business, personal and societal life. This core commitment is
manifested, in keeping with the time, through innovative and trademarked attention to the trinity of professional education, namely pedagogy,
assessment and outcome. Our Core Values: Enterprise, Growth, Innovation, Culture,
Collegiality, Transparency, and Learning.
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