More than 260 cadets, including some from foreign countries, were conferred degrees at the convocation ceremony of 135th course of the National Defence Academy (NDA) at Khadakwasla near here Thursday.
A total of 253cadets were conferred the degrees from the Jawaharlal Nehru University - 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.
Qamar, in his convocation 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 India and also motivated the future military leaders to carry forward the professionalism, ethos imbibed at the academy towards the service of the nation.
CQMS Risabh Guptagot the Chief 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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