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NDA cadets conferred JNU degrees at convocation ceremony

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

More than 260 cadets, including some from foreign countries, were conferred degrees at the ceremony of 135th course of the National Defence Academy (NDA) at Khadakwasla near here Thursday.

The guest at the ceremony was Prof Furqan Qamar, Secretary General, the Association of Indian Universities, said an official release.

A total of 253cadets were conferred the degrees from the - 48in science stream, 146 in computer science and59cadets in arts stream.

Eight cadets from friendly foreign countries were also awarded degrees during the programme, it said.

I P Vipin, Commandant, NDA, addressed the ceremony after which the academic report of - 2018 was presented by the academy principal.

Qamar, in his address, congratulated the cadets of the passing out course for undergoing the training with dedication and hard work.

He emphasised about the role and importance of armed forces in shaping and also motivated the future leaders to carry the professionalism, ethos imbibed at the academy towards the service of the nation.

Academy Captain the of Army Staff Trophy for standing first in science stream.

CQMS Risabh Guptagot the of Naval Staff Trophy for standing first in BSc (computer science).

SCC US Ganeshbagged the Chief of Air Staff trophy presented for standing first in social science stream.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 19:45 IST