* Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University was established to provide quality higher education through open and distance learning to reach the unreached of the society.
* KKHSOU, established at 2005
* The university is recognized by the University Grants Commission and Distance Education Council, Govt. of India.
* The headquarters of the University is located at Guwahati.
* The main aim of the university to develop and provide easily accessible modes of quality higher education and training with the use of latest educational inputs and technology.
Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University (KKHSOU), Guwahati