Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU), 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. It is the fourteenth of its kind along with IGNOU and the only state Open University in the whole of NE India. The headquarters of the University is located at Patgaon,Rani,Guwahati. The University started functioning with the joining of Prof. Srinath Baruah, former Professor, Deptt. of Economics, Gauhati University, as the Vice-Chancellor of this University.
The University was established with the purpose of promoting 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.
The main aim of the university is to develop and provide easily accessible modes of quality higher education and training with the use of latest educational inputs and technology. Because of the inherent flexibility in terms of pace and place of learning, methods of evaluation, etc., The University holds the promise of providing equality of opportunities for higher education and bringing into its fold the deprived and denied sections along with the fresh learners. Read more on KKHSOU website


Cachar College Centre:

KKHSOU Cachar College Study Centre was start its journey from 2008 with 9th UG and 6th PG programmes. Gradually it flourishes good name throughout the Barak Valley and become one of the important distance learning Education Centers in Assam. At present it offers about 17 UG and 21 PG programmes. It is our proud privileges to provide services to the learners of this Barak Valley.


Course at Cachar College Centre:

Master’s Degree Programmes: Master of Computer Application, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts (Education,English,Political Science,Sociology,Economics Assamese), Master of Science in Information Technology


Bachelor’s Degree Programmes: Bachelor of Arts (BA) Pass, Bachelor of Arts (BA) Major, Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor Computer Application (BCA)


Post-Graduate Diploma Programmes: Computer Application (PGDCA), Business Management (PGDBM), Human Resourse Management (PGDHRM), Broadcast Journalism (PGDBJ), Mass Communication (PGDMC)


Diploma Programmes: Journalism and Mass Communication (DJMC), Creative Writing in English (DCWE), Library and Information Science (DLIS)


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  MA (Gold Medalist), NET, PhD
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Mr. Saraj Das
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Mr. Samiran Das
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  Grade IV
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