11-Feb-2016: The Aligarh Muslim University has decided to hold its Annual Convocation on February 27, 2016 at the Gulistan-e-Syed of the University.
A consultative meeting was held today under the Chairmanship of the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Brig. S. Ahmad Ali to finalize the arrangement for the 63rd Annual Convocation.
AMU has decided to award D. Lit., honoris causa, to Dr. Frank Islam, a US based philanthropist and entrepreneur. The University will confer honorary D.Sc. degree on Dr. Ashok Seth, a noted cardiologist and Chairman & Chief Cardiologist, Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi. Both are the alumni of the Aligarh Muslim University.
AMU Chancellor Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, Spiritual Head of the Dawoodi Bohra Community will preside over the convocation.
The Controller of Examinations, Prof. Javaid Akhtar said that the University will award degrees and medals to around six thousand students including 3385 graduate, 1746 postgraduate, 92 M.Phil., 495 PhD degrees and 206 medals.