Jamia Millia convocation on Oct. 30, to confer degrees upon Justice Khare, Lt. Gen. Zaki

By TwoCircles.net News Desk,

New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia will confer Honoris Causa Degree upon four eminent personalities: Arjan Singh (Marshal of the Indian Air Force; Justice V.N. Khare (former Chief Justice of India); Lt. Gen. (Retd.) M.A. Zaki (former Vice-Chancellor, JMI); and Prof. M. Amin (renowned historian). The degrees will be conferred during the Annual Convocation on October 30.

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Omar Abdullah, Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir, will be the Chief Guest of the Convocation.

A total of 3279 degrees/diplomas and 112 Ph.Ds will be awarded during the convocation. Over 137 Gold Medals are expected to be awarded to toppers. Of this total figure, on the basis of confirmations received by the University, 2500 students are expected to attend the Convocation where degrees shall be awarded to Diploma, graduate, post-graduate, M. Phil and Ph. D. courses. All degrees are for the academic year 2007-08.

Faculty-wise strength of degree awardees for convocation 2008

S.No. Faculty Strength
1. Humanities & Languages 487
2. Social Sciences 763
3. Natural Sciences 478
4. Education 376
5. Engineering & Technology 459
6. Polytechnic 269
7. Law 58
8. Architecture 55
9. Fine Arts 87
10. Centres 247
Total – 3279

Ph.Ds in 2008

S.No. Faculty Strength
1. Humanities & Languages 16
2. Social Sciences 21
3. Natural Sciences 45
4. Education 10
5. Engineering & Technology 17
7. Law 02
8. k.N. Centre for Dalit & Minorities Studies 01
Total – 112