MANUU 7th Convocation – Women Graduates Rise with Flying Colours

Dr. Mohammad Aslam Parvaiz and S. Y. Quraishi awarding Gold Medal to M. A. Women Studies topper Ms. Saima Ather.

MANUU 7th Convocation
Women Graduates Rise with Flying Colours
Hyderabad: Women graduates rose with flying colours at the 7th Convocation of Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) held on November 20, 2018, as a total of 65 percent graduates in distance mode and 22.6 percent in regular mode were women. Lauding the achievements of the university in the last 20 years, Chief Guest Dr S.Y. Quraishi said, “The 7th Convocation of MANUU is a fitting display of what MANUU has achieved and what it is capable of.” “The University has made catalytic progress in terms of providing education from school to higher education levels, to the people with Urdu background with lot of attention given to women’s education,” Quraishi, former Chief Election Commissioner of India, said.
Speaking on the occasion at the Global Peace Auditorium, MANUU Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mohammad Aslam Parvaiz revealed that the university awarded 2,288 degrees in regular mode and 21,152 degrees in distance mode. “There were 50 PhDs, 94 M. Phils, 811 Postgraduates and 1133 undergraduates in regular mode in various disciplines”, he said. The Vice-Chancellor also said that the university has focused on women’s education as part of its constitutional mandate and provided various measures to increase their enrolment, from 22% to 34% during the current academic year. “The university has 4554 regular students on its rolls, and has its presence in 11 states”, Dr Parvaiz said while adding that it offers 24 PhD programmes, 25 PG programmes and 18 UG programmes in addition to 8 Diploma and 5 Certificate programmes.
(www.ummid.com)

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