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March 15, 2018

Right To Information (RTI) Act applications to 470 public universities seeking data for the last 20 years from 1997 to 2017. An analysis of responses received showed that 160 public universities and institutions conferred nearly 2,000 honorary doctorates to around 1,40...

July 30, 2017

Jamia Millia Islamia University awarded the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa). Jamia isn’t alone in honouring Erdogan. Nearly 40 universities have awarded him honorary degrees since 2004. These include I...

June 26, 2017

To be used abroad a document on education, academic degree or title must bear an “Apostille” stamp.

An Apostille is an international standard form for the data confirming that the document is legal and can be used in countries accepting this legalization form.

Only origi...

June 1, 2017

Notarization/Apostille of your Honorary Doctorates

A notarization is verification that a document and the signature attached to it are authentic.

Honorary Doctorates are official documents; a notarization is an additional security measure. If a third party requires a not...

May 14, 2017

Honorary degrees are usually awarded at regular graduation ceremonies, at which the recipients are often invited to make a speech of acceptance before the assembled faculty and graduates – an event which often forms the highlight of the ceremony. Generally, universitie...

May 14, 2017

An honorary degree, in Latin a degree honoris causa ("for the sake of the honor") or ad honorem ("to the honor"), is an academic degree for which a university (or other degree-awarding institution) has waived the usual requirements, such as matriculation, residence, a...

May 14, 2017

Honorary Doctorate Degrees Overview

Recipients of honorary doctorate degrees do not earn the degree through academic achievements, rather with generous and altruistic actions or lifetime accomplishments that benefit a community, nation or humanity in general. Some schoo...

May 14, 2017

After I have been posting announcements on award of Honorary Doctorate I have been receiving a number of inquiries and also clarifications I thought it is better to clarify a few points as simple as possible,brief with clarity in a question answer method.

I have posted...