106 prisoners from TS, AP to get degrees from BRAOU

Hyderabad: As many as 106 student prisoners, including men and women will receive their degrees at the 22nd convocation of the Dr BR Ambedkar Open University on Friday.

These prisoners are from Central Prisons of Cherlapalli and Warangal in Telangana and Rajahmundry and Kadapa from Andhra Pradesh. A prisoner from Rajahmundry, Tummala Venkateshwara Rao will receive Ananthasagar Bharathi Vishweswara Reddy Memorial Book Prize.

Telangana Governor and Chancellor of the university, ESL Narasimhan will award MPhil and PhD degrees, gold medals and prizes whereas Prof NV Varghese, Vice-Chancellor, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi, will deliver the convocation address.

In total, 34,387 candidates who have qualified during the year 2017 are eligible to receive degrees/diplomas/certificates at the convocation ceremony, which will be held on the campus. This time, two scholars will be given MPhil degrees and three scholars will get their PhDs, said Prof K Seetharama Rao, Vice-Chancellor, Dr BR Ambedkar Open University.

This apart, the university will award 36 gold medals, including 13 for UG and 23 for PG and also four book prizes i.e. three for UG and one for PG.

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