34 PhDs, 24 gold medals to be awarded at JNTUK convocation
As many as 34 PhDs and 24 Gold Medals would be awarded at the fourth convocation of the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada (JNTUK), to be held at the Alumni auditorium tomorrow.
Dr R A Mashelkar, a Padma Vibhushan awardee and President of Global Research Alliance, who is attending as the chief guest, will present the PhDs and Gold medals and deliver a lecture on the occassion.
On the arrangements made for the convocation, the vice chancellor Dr G Tulasi Ram Das today said the convocation would commence with the convocation procession at 1050 hrs and conclude by 1300 hrs.
Dr Mashelkar would interact with the media person before leaving for Bangalore by a special flight, he said at a press conference held here.
He said 42,848 B. Tech degrees, 1140 B. Pharmacy degrees, 546 MBA degrees, 2295 MCA and 2257 M.Tech degrees would be awarded. Among those receiving PhDs, three are faculty members of JNTUK college of engineering. JNTUK Rector Dr B Prabhakararao, Registrar Prof GVR Prasadaraju and Director Evaluation Prof Ch Saibabu were among those attended.
(Posted on 23-05-2014)