JNU Convocation 2023: On Friday, 948 PhD students received their degrees at the sixth convocation of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). Additionally present was President Draupadi Murmu. He claimed that JNU exhibits India’s cultural cohesion. In the institute, there are currently more women researchers than men. It serves as a crucial social change indicator.
According to him, JNU is renowned for its progressive initiatives, social sensitivity, inclusivity, and significant contributions to women’s emancipation. I think this university is significant and historically significant, she declared. Mahatma Gandhi celebrated his 100th birthday in 1969, the year JNU first opened its doors. Students from all over India study here and coexist on campus, broadening their perspectives on both India and the rest of the world. Additionally present at the convocation ceremony were JNU Chancellor Vijay Kumar Saraswat, Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India AK Sood, and Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
The President praised the school’s teachers and students for their achievements in a variety of fields, including research, education, politics, government service, diplomacy, social work, science and technology, media, literature, and the arts and humanities. He expressed his happiness that, according to the “National Institutional Ranking Framework,” JNU has been consistently ranked second among the nation’s universities since 2017. He stated that we are hoping it will place first.
JNU a Multidisciplinary Institute: Dharmendra Pradhan
JNU is the institution with the greatest diversity, according to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at this convocation. Poor Kalahandi students in Odisha also attend JNU for their education. There is an attitude, an emotion, and an atmosphere at JNU. He made fun of Europe by claiming that those nations, who long ago denied women the right to vote, now advise us to grant freedom of speech and other rights. He also emphasized the value of discussion and debate in academic settings. It is a research university, he claimed. No other institution in the nation is as diverse as JNU. India has the world’s oldest civilization, and JNU is advancing it.
Vice Chancellor: Hindu Studies will offer MA courses.
Shantisree Dhulipudi Pandit, the vice chancellor of JNU, emphasized that Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Other Backward Classes make up 52% of the university’s student body. (OBC). He stated that we would begin our MA studies in Hindu Studies in the following session. This is our sixth assemblage. This time, degrees have been granted to 948 research scholars in total. More women than men work as researchers. On this occasion, he listed the accomplishments of the university.
JNU: First PhD in Korean studies ever awarded
At the Center for Korean Studies convocation ceremony held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, three research scholars received PhD awards for the first time. The first female to earn a PhD in this field is Rohini. Under Prof. Ravikesh’s direction, he finished his research project. I completed a PhD on cultural issues in the translation of Korean into Hindi, according to Rohini. I had selected the Hindi translation of the well-known Korean novel, “Please Look After Mom,” under this. whos’ Hindi translation was completed by renowned author Nilabh. This is the pioneering study of its kind on the comparison of languages and cultures. My preliminary research has only been included in three PhDs on Korean Studies in South Asia to date.