Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University - [KKHSOU], Guwahati - Admission Details 2020

Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University - [KKHSOU], Guwahati - Admission Details 2020

Guwahati, Assam UGC Estd 2005 Open University

Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU) Admission 2020: Courses, Fees, Eligibility

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June 3: MAT Registration Deadline for PBT, CBT is June 24, 10; Exam will be held on July 2 and 4 respectively. Click Here.

June 3:  KKHSOU Guwahati invites application for admission to the two-years MBA Program for the session 2020-22 through an Entrance Test. Read More

May 27: AIMA issues MAT Admit Card for May 30 and 31 IBT mode Exam. Download Here

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March 31: Master Degree & PG Diploma 1st and 3rd Semester Examinations Postponed: Check Here

Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU) offers a variety of courses for admission. Programs like BA, B.Com, BBA, BCA, MA, M.Com, MBA, M.Phil & Ph.D are offered for admission. UG admissions are merit based while PG admissions are entrance based. 

The institute is illustrious for more than 30 programs under its Distance Education scheme. Also, the institute offers ICT Enabled PG courses. The admission process for these programs vary at KKHSOU.

  • For any UG program, a candidate is selected based on merit or scores obtained in the previous qualifying examination.
  • For MBA, the admission is offered upon qualifying either MAT or KKHSOU-CET.
  • For other PG courses, a candidate’s admission is evaluated based on merit.
  • Ph.D. and MPhil admissions are based on UGC-NET or SET or JRF or KKHSOU-CET scores. Candidates will be shortlisted based on the marks obtained in the entrance exam and the performance in PI.

KKHSOU is an established state university in Guwahati, Assam under the provision of the KKHSOU, Act’ 2005 enacted by the Govt. It is the fourteenth of its kind in tandem with IGNOU and the only state Open University in the whole domain of North-East India, and its headquarters is present at Patgoan Rani, Guwahati. 

KKHSOU Admission Highlights 2020

Name of VarsityKrishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU)
Approved byUGC
Institute typePublic 
Courses OfferedBCA, BBA, BA, BMC, B.Com, MA, M.Com, MBA, M.Phil, Ph.D.
Application ModeOnline
Selection CriteriaMerit & Entrance Test
Applications AcceptedOnline

KKHSOU, Guwahati Fees & Eligibility

CourseTotal Fees/ yearEligibility
MBA₹25,368Graduation with 50% + MAT
MA₹9,800Graduation
Ph.D₹23,667Post Graduation
PG Diploma₹23,835Graduation
M.Phil₹21,000Post Graduation
Diploma₹4,435-
Certification₹4,535-
CourseAdmission Link
BCA Admission Link

Important Dates

EVENTDATE
MAT Exam (PBT) 06 Mar - 24 Jun, 2020
MAT Exam (PBT) 02 Jul, 2020
MAT (CBT) 06 Mar - 10 Jun, 2020
MAT (CBT) 04 Jul, 2020

KKHSOU BCA and BBA Admission 2020

The varsity offers BCA and BBA courses under the Bachelor’s program. The eligibility criteria and more is elucidated in the table below.

Course NameBCA and BBA
Course Duration3 years
Course ModeDistance
Basic Eligibility Criteria10+2
Basic Selection CriteriaMerit-based
Application AcceptedOnline

Eligibility Criteria

  • A student should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination passed with Mathematics or Computer Science from a Council/University recognized by UGC for BCA admission.
  • Also, students who possess a Polytechnics Diploma in any branch are eligible to seek admission.
  • Apart from this, if a student has not opted for Mathematics or Computer Science during 10+2 is still eligible, but needs to opt for three additional courses as suggested by the institute.
  • For BBA, a candidate must have passed 10+2 exams (in any stream) from a board recognized under UGC.
  • If a student doesn’t fulfill the above criteria for BBA, then the student must have a Polytechnic Diploma in any branch.
  • Also, relevant BPP completed from KKHSOU is also acceptable.

Selection Process

A candidate will be selected based on their merit and if they fit into the eligibility criteria of the university/course.

Documents Required

  • Copies of pass certificate of qualifying examinations (10+2/P.U./Diploma/BPP).
  • Marksheet reflecting the score of Mathematics or Computer Science at (10+2) level.
  • Valid proof of taking admission for three additional papers.

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KKHSOU BA, BMC, and B.Com Admission 2020

The institute also offers BA, BMC, and B.com under the umbrella of its undergraduate courses. To comprehend its eligibility criteria, and more, scroll further.

Course NameBA, and B.com
Course Duration3 years
Course ModeDistance
Basic Eligibility Criteria10+2
Basic Selection CriteriaMerit-based
Application AcceptedOnline

Specializations offered are as follows:

  • Economics
  • Education English
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology

Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination (in any stream, including Vocational Stream) from a Council/University recognized by UGC.
  • A candidate who possesses a Polytechnics Diploma in any branch is also eligible to seek admission.

Selection Criteria

The final selection will be made by the authorities according to the merit list set by them. The university will provide candidates a stipulated time to submit the following given documents. 

Documents to be Enclosed

  • Copies of mark sheets and certificate of 10+2
  • Additional copies of certificate of P.U./Diploma

Admission Process

  • For applying online, a candidate needs to visit the official website of the institute.
  • Then read all the instructions carefully, and click on the online application form.
  • A candidate needs to register himself/herself.
  • Then, login and fill all the essential personal details.
  • Select your desired program and study center and proceed.
  • Once the above-instructed steps are done successfully, then upload important documents.
  • Lastly, make the payment via debit card or credit card at your convenience.

KKHSOU MA and M.com Admission 2020

The institute offers top-notch Master’s courses for aspirants who are keen to brush their professional skill, the eligibility and selection criteria is discussed below.

Course NameMA and M.com
Course Duration2 years
Course ModeDistance
Basic Eligibility CriteriaGraduate
Basic Selection CriteriaMerit-based
Application AcceptedOnline

Specializations offered by KKHSOU in MA

  • Assamese
  • English
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Economics

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate is eligible for MA and M.com if he/she has completed their BA or B.com, respectively from KKHSOU or any UGC recognized university.

Selection Criteria

A student is selected based on merit and the merit list is decided by the institute.

Documents Required

Copies of Marksheet and Pass Certificate of a Bachelor’s Degree.

KKHSOU MBA Admission 2020

Under ICT enabled programs, KKHSOU offers MBA. Candidates have to clear a common entrance test to seek admission. Details have been provided in the section below:

Course NameMBA
Course Duration2 years
Course ModeDistance
Basic Eligibility CriteriaGraduate
Entrance RequiredMAT or KKHSOU-CET
Basic Selection CriteriaEntrance-based or experience level
Application AcceptedOnline

Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor’s degree holder (except Fine Arts) with a minimum aggregate of 40% mark in major or aggregate from KKHSOU or any other University recognized by UGC.

Selection Criteria

  • A candidate should have passed the KKHSOU-CET.
  • Candidates who may be exempted from the Entrance Test if they:
    • Have passed BBA from KKHSOU or recognized by it OR 
    • Possess a MAT score of 500 and above OR 
    • At least 3 years of experience in managerial or supervisory positions.
  • A candidate is allowed lateral entry for MBA if he/she has: 
    • Passed PG Diploma in Business Management with 32 credits from any university having 75% common courses and recognized by UGC. 
    • Lateral entry in the 3rd Semester of the MBA will be extended. 
    • Admission will require prior permission from the University authorities.

KKHSOU M.Phil. Admission 2020

The institute offers students to brush their academic skills by pursuing M.Phil., but to secure a seat a candidate needs to fit in the eligibility criteria elucidated below.

Course NameM.Phil.
Course Duration1 year
Course ModeRegular
Basic Eligibility CriteriaPost-Graduate
Entrance RequiredUGC-NET or SET or JRF or KKHSOU-CET
Basic Selection CriteriaEntrance-based
Application AcceptedOnline

Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate must have a Master's degree or a professional degree, declared equivalent to the Master's degree, and the percentage shouldn’t be less than 55% marks in aggregate.
  • A candidate belonging to a backward class can avail the relaxation offered (which is 5%).

Selection Criteria

  • Admission to the M.Phil. Programme of the University is based on the candidate’s performance in the entrance test followed by viva voce.
  • KKHSOU-CET will comprise of two parts:
    • Part A : 50 marks for MCQ based on research methodology; 
    • Part B : 50 marks for descriptive type questions in the relevant subject. 
    • Those candidates having UGC-NET/SET are exempted from appearing in the entrance test.

Documents Required

  • A candidate currently working is deemed to submit No objection certificate from the competent authority at the time of admission. (Follow the format shared by the university).
  • Marks-sheet and certificates (if any) of a Master's degree.

KKHSOU Ph.D. Admission 2020

The varsity is also renowned for providing splendid educational services for Ph.D., and the vital details related to the course are encapsulated in the table below.

Course NamePh.D.
Course Duration3 years
Course ModeRegular
Basic Eligibility CriteriaPost-Graduate
Entrance RequiredUGC-NET/JRF/SET/KKHSOU-CET
Basic Selection CriteriaEntrance-based
Application AcceptedOnline

Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate must possess a Master’s degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational varsity accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency.
  • The backward class students – SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/ differently-abled and other categories of candidates are offered a relaxation of 5%.
  • Also, the candidates possessing a degree considered equivalent to M.Phil. degree of an Indian Institution, from a foreign educational institution, shall also be considered eligible.

Selection Criteria

  • A candidate is finalized based on the KKHSOU-CET score.
  • The candidates who clear their written test need to make a presentation of their synopsis of a research proposal before a panel of experts.
  • The entrance test would comprise two parts:
    • Part A : 50 marks for MCQ based on research methodology; 
    • Part B : 50 marks for descriptive type questions in the relevant subject. 
    • Those candidates having NET/SET or M.Phil are exempted from appearing in the entrance test.

Documents Required

  • A person in employment is required to submit No objection certificate from the competent authority at the time of admission. (Follow the format shared by the university).
  • Marks-sheet and certificates of a Master’s degree

FAQs

Ques. Is KKHSOU UGC recognized?

Ans. Yes, KKHSOU is recognized by UGC but, UGC has stopped the admission to PG programs except in the Assamese. UGC has barred KKHSOU from taking any students in PG courses.

Ques. What all UG courses are offered by the university?

Ans. At the UG level, the university offers BA in 11 different specializations along with B.Com, BBA, BCA, and BSW programs.

Ques. Are late admissions offered at KKHSOU?

Ans. Yes, as and when the university announces a student can apply for late admission by paying a late fee charge of INR 300. The fee and application must be submitted within the extended period. 

Ques. If a student misses two or more consecutive semesters will the late admission be still offered?

Ans. Only those who miss on the first semester are still eligible to apply for the program. The admission is valid for those who are able to apply within the stipulated time. 

Ques. What is SLM? How to collect them on admission confirmation?

Ans. SLM is Self Learning Material which are hard copies of study material. They can be collected by the students from their allocated centres of learning on submission of their application form.

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Where can I go for the course of m.a education in kkhsou study center?

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Hi Bishakha, choice of study center is totally up to your convenience. You can check for the nearest KKHSOU Study Center for your location from here.

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