Of the 324 Ph.D. degrees awarded during the 67th annual convocation at Panjab University, 98 were from the field of Science.
14 were from pharma sciences, 75 from arts, 34 from education, 43 from languages, 24 from the law, 14 from engineering and technology, 11 from business management and commerce, 10 from design and fine arts and one from dairying and animal husbandry.
PU vice-chancellor Prof Arun Kumar Grover said the PU campus comprises more than 75 closely-knit University departments and institutes. He said the university reached out to alumni abroad to promote its interests and that it has filed an application for support from the ‘Institute of Excellence’ window created by MHRD.
The award, including a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh and citation for research in institutions of higher education located in Chandigarh.