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Dalai Lama to address first convocation of Central University of Jammu

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Tibetan will address the first convocation of the (CUJ) on Sunday, a said today.

and former of Army staff N C Vij will also attend the ceremony on March 18. They would receive degrees of doctor of philosophy, honoris causa, from the university.

"Nobel laureate and the 14th would be the guest at the convocation, during which PhD degrees, PG degrees, gold medals and merit certificates would be conferred on the candidates who had successfully completed their study programmes till the year 2017, CUJ said.

The would be conferred the degree of doctor of philosophy, honoris causa, in public policy and public administration, while the former would receive the degree of doctor of philosophy, honoris causa, from the and state N N Vohra in national security studies, the added.

The CUJ came into existence on August 8, 2011 and the first academic session (2011-2012) commenced with three post graduate courses in English, Economics and Applied Mathematics here. It added five courses in the next academic session and since the third session, all the departments are functioning. Besides, four new post graduate courses were introduced in the academic session (2014-2015) while the university also offers Integrated MPhil-PhD programme in eight subjects.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 19:05 IST