DU awards over 178,000 degrees at mixed-format convocation

DU awards over 178,000 degrees at mixed-format convocation

NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: Delhi University (DU) on Saturday awarded degrees to 178,719 students during its 97th annual convocation ceremony held partially online this year due to the pandemic.

Addressing the ceremony, DU acting vice-chancellor (V-C) PC Joshi said, “It is not just the first in the history of DU but also across the country that nearly 180,000 students received their degrees digitally.” The convocation ceremony was a mixed event — audience could attend it online, while some were invited to attend it in-person at North Campus. Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ was the chief guest and awarded the degrees with the click of a button on a tablet.
 

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