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Awards and Medals
Award of Degree Duplicate Certificates
Withdrawal of Degree Best Thesis Award for Masters and Doctoral
Award of Medals and Merit Certificates to B.Tech (DT) Students
Awards of Medals and Merit Certificates to Master and Doctoral Degree Students
Award of Degree
  • A convocation shall be held for conferring B.Tech (DT), Master in Dairying and Ph.D. Dairying degrees on the successful candidates declared eligible for the award of the degree by the Academic Council. The programme of the convocation shall be approved by the Academic Council.
  • Every successful candidate shall appear in person at the convocation to receive the degree. However, if a candidate does not appear in person, the degree shall be conferred in absentia on payment of prescribed fees. The degree certificate in such case will be sent to the notified address of the candidate.
  • The final degree certificate may be issued to the foreign students or to the Indian students who are on higher studies or in a job in foreign countries on their request even before convocation.  Further, if a student’s wants to attend the convocation ceremony after issuing the degree to him/before convocation, he/she may be allowed to do so.  Degree may  be awarded within 3 months of passing of a degree course or even earlier even without the convocation, if so requested by the foreign student and the Indian student going abroad for further study/working in foreign.
 

Duplicate Certificates

Issue of duplicate degrees and other certificates shall be governed by the following guidelines.
  • A request for duplicate degree certificate shall be granted only on the production of an affidavit on a non-judicial stamp paper of Rs. 15/- (duly attested by a 1st Class Magistrate) to the effect that applicant has lost the degree certificate issued earlier or that it has been destroyed and the applicant is in real need of it.
  • A prescribed fee shall be charged for the issuance of a duplicate degree certificate.
  • The word “duplicate” shall be inscribed in bold letters at the top of such degree certificates.
  • The duplicate degree certificates shall be signed by the Competent Authority and the words “sd/-” along with the names of the original signatories shall be inscribed in the appropriate places.
  • Any other condition prescribed by the University Office.
Withdrawal of Degree
If it is established at any stage that a candidate has fabricated information/used forged certificate to obtain a degree/diploma from NDRI, his/her degree/diploma will be withdrawn by the Academic Council as and when it comes to the notice of the Academic Council.
Award of Medals and Merit Certificates to B.Tech (DT) Students
Eligibility: Three medals i.e. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for obtaining 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions for overall performance in course work and 20% of the total pass out students will be awarded Merit Certificate as per the following criteria:-
  • He/She has obtained 7.5 OGPA marks in aggregate. Those who fail in any course or repeat in a course are not eligible for the award of Medals/Merit Certificates.
  • He/She have completed the prescribed course work in his/her discipline within 8 semesters in first attempt from the date of admission.
  • Should not have been awarded disciplinary punishment during studentship at the NDRI.
Awards of Medals and Merit Certificates to Master and Doctoral Degree Students
Master’s and Doctoral degree students will be awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for obtaining 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions for overall performance in course work and merit certificate to topper of each discipline as per following criteria:

Eligibility for Master’s degree students:

  • He/She has obtained 7.5 OGPA. Those who fail in any course or repeat a course are n not eligible for the award of Medals
  • He/She should have completed the prescribed course work in his/her discipline within 2   semesters in first attempt and cleared the thesis.
  • The medal will be awarded only after successful completion of the requirements of the degree including thesis.
  • He/She should not have been awarded disciplinary punishment during studentship at NDRI.

Eligibility for Doctoral degree students:

  • He/She has obtained 7.5 OGPA. Those who fail in any course or repeat a course are n not eligible for the award of Medals
  • He/She should have completed the prescribed course work in his/her discipline within 2   semesters in first attempt.
  • The medal will be awarded only after successful completion of the requirements of the degree including thesis.
  • He/She should not have been awarded disciplinary punishment during studentship at NDRI.
Best Thesis Award for Masters and Doctoral
There will be one award each in Production, Processing and Management groups. The thesis award will carry a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 5000/- for best master’s thesis. The Director’s Gold Medal along with certificate will be presented for Doctoral thesis. The award will be presented during Convocation. The mode of selection of best thesis will be as under:-

  • The Head of Division/In-charge of discipline will form a Committee for this purpose. The committee chaired by the Head of Division will comprise of two Principal Scientists, two Senior Scientists and One scientist. The committee will consider the thesis to see the quantum of work, quality of work, outcome and papers published from the thesis. The committee will recommend two theses from Master’s Degree and two from Ph.D. Degree for each discipline from the candidates who submitted the thesis after last Convocation, and communicate the same to the Joint Director (Academic).
  • The short listed theses will be presented before the Award Committee. Each student will be given 10 minutes to present the thesis before the Award Committee.

Criteria for determining Awardees:

The award committee will consider the originality, novelty, quantum & quality of work outcome and papers published from the thesis.  Breakup of points will be as given below:

Item Marks
Concept   10
Justification    10
Quality of work         30
Outcome/Achievements   30
Papers published                  20
Total:   100
 
 
 
 
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