It will confer the Degree of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) on His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, the spiritual leader's office here said quoting a communication from the university.
Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal will be the chief guest of the annual convocation to be presided over by the University's Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung.
A total of 3,529 degrees and diplomas apart from 147 gold medals and 127 PhD degrees will be awarded as part of the University's annual convocation, it said.
Dharamsala: Jamia Millia Islamia University will honour Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama with an honorary doctorate degree at its annual convocation in Delhi on Monday.
First Published: Monday, November 22, 2010, 23:26