CHANDIGARH: Good news for postgraduate students, because more than 50 thousands Digital Degree has been receive and Remember how we used to panic if we lost our university mark sheets and certificates? One needs to apply to the university or exam board to get a duplicate certificate. It is a tedious process. But the postgraduate students of Panjab University (PU) have reasons to cheer.
If we look at the history, it is the first time, PU’s postgraduate students will receive digital degrees instead of traditional certificates (read hard copies). Around 50,000 students, who are enrolled in various postgraduate courses, will receive digital degree from the university.
Dr Parvinder Singh, controller of the examination PU, said in the first phase, the postgraduate students will receive digital degree under National Academic Depository (NAD) scheme, which is an online store house of academic documents.
Later, the university will introduce the same for the undergraduate courses also, said Singh. The student is authorised to access his digital academic awards, ranging from the candidate’s degree, diploma, certificate and mark sheet through NAD.