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Assam University | 2006


Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University is also known as KKHSOU and provides a huge range of courses to students. Some popular programs of the university are like B.Com, BBA, BA, MA, BCA, M.Com, M.Phil, MBA, & Ph.D. are offered for admission. Under Graduate will be based on merit while in PG admissions will be done through the entrance exam. Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University was established under the state university in Guwahati, Assam. under the Act’ 2005 enacted by the Government It is the fourteenth university of its kind in tandem with IGNOU & the only state Open University in the whole domain of North-East India, and the headquarters of this university is present at Patgoan Rani, Guwahati.

The institute offers more than 30 programs through the Distance Education scheme. The institute also offers ICT Enabled PG courses. The admission process for these programs may vary

  • For the UG program, an applicant will be selected based on merit list or obtained scores in their previous qualifying exam.
  • For MBA admission will be done on the basis of qualifying exams either MAT or KKHSOU-CET.
  • For other PG courses, an applicant can get admission based on merit.
  • For MPhil and Ph.D. admissions based on the UGC-NET or JRF or SET or KKHSOU-CET entrance exam scores. Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of the marks obtained in the entrance exam on their performance in the Personal Interview.

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  • To apply for admission, applicants need to visit the official website
  • Read the instructions carefully, and then click on the application form
  • Applicants need to register themselves
  • After then login and enter all required information
  • Select your program and study center and then proceed
  • Once all the above steps are done successfully after that upload your important documents
  • After this, make your payment via debit or credit card at your convenience


KKHSOU Selection process

  • Applicants will be selected based on merit and if they into the eligibility criteria from recognized courses and university

Required Documents

  • Must have a certificate of qualifying exam (BPP/Diploma/ Intermediate)
  • Applicants must have a score of Computer Science and Mathematics at the intermediate level
  • Applicants must have a valid proof of taking admission into three additional papers


KKHSOU Important Dates

Events  Important Dates
Last date to fill the application form September, 2022


KKHSOU Admission in BCA and BBA:

The university provides BCA and BBA courses. The eligibility criteria is elucidated in the below table:

Name of the course BBA and BCA
Duration of course Three years
Mode of the course Distance 
Eligibility criteria Intermediate 
Selection criteria  Merit- based
Application Accepted  Online 


KKHSOU Admission in BMC, B.Com, and BA :

Institute also provides B.Com, BMC, and BA under the umbrella in their UG course.

Name of the course B.Com, BMC, and BA
Duration of the course Three years
Mode course Intermediate
Basic selection Criteria Merit-based
Accepted application Online


KKHSOU PG Programs and Eligibility Criteria:

  • A student must have to complete the intermediate exam with Computer Science or Mathematics and be recognized by UGC for BCA admission
  • Applicants who possess a Polytechnic Diploma from any branch are eligible to seek admission
  • The student who has not opted for Computer Science or Mathematics in their intermediate is still eligible, applicants need to appear three additional courses by the college
  • For BBA, applicants should have completed intermediate exam from the recognized board the UGC
  • If the applicant doesn’t fulfill the above for BBA, then the student should have at least Polytechnic Diploma from the branch

The university also provides offers various Post graduation courses like M.Com and MA

Courses  Eligibility Criteria
MA Applicants must have to complete BA to get admission into MA 
M.Com Applicants must have to complete B.Com from recognized university to get admission into M.Com
MBA Must have Bachelor’s degree with at least 40% marks from any recognized university
M.Phil Applicants must have a professional masters degree or any equivalent master’s degree with 55% aggregate marks
Ph.D. Candidate must have master’s degree with 55% aggregate marks or any equivalent degree with grade B in UGC-7 point scal


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Ques: What are the UG courses offered by Krishna KantaHandique?
The Krishna KantaHandique offers a huge range of courses in the UG program which includes BBA, BCA, B.Com, BSW, along with 11 different specializations in BA.


Ques: What will be the eligibility criteria for the MBA program at KKHSOU?
Applicants should need to hold Bachelor’s degree with 40% aggregate marks from any recognized university.


Ques: How Many Specializations are available in the MA program?
There are multiple specializations available in MA program:

  • MA in Sociology
  • MA in Economics
  • MA in Political Science
  • MA in Assamese
  • MA in English


Ques: Is KKHSOU offers late admissions?
Yes, when the university announces the application form then a student can also apply for late admission by just paying the late fee of Rupees 300. The application and fee must be submitted within the extended period.


Ques: What will be the selection criteria for B.Com?
To get admission in B.Com applicants need to complete the intermediate exam with good marks. The admission to B.Com program will be based on the merit list.


KKHSOU Ranking:    

  • The university is approved by UGC
  • The university id accredited by NAAC
  • The world ranking of KKHSOU is 11040
  • The country ranking of the university is 784
  • Continental ranking of the university is 4093


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