The Eternal University, Baru Sahib, organised convocation, in which 540 students of 15 undergraduate and post graduate courses were awarded degrees and gold medals with certificates.
Himachal Pradesh former agriculture director and chancellor of the university Iqbal Singh presided over the function.
The university is among a few private universities in Himachal Pradesh for awarding Ph D in Physics and Chemistry. Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana, former director biotechnology and vice-chancellor of the university Harcharan Singh Dhaliwal conferred the degrees to the students.
In his report, the vice-chancellor congratulated the degree awardees, apprised them and the distinguished participants about the reorganisation of the colleges and schools into fewer and more effective administrative and academic units.
He also shared the outstanding research activities and achievements of the university in biotechnology, food technology, nanotechnology and herbal medicine areas under externally funded projects during his report.