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SMVDU Scholar bags Silver and Elite certificates in NPTEL courses conducted by IITs

Jammu: Ms. Devika Sharma, Research Scholar, School of Languages and Literature, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, bags Silver and Elite certificates for 8-week and 12-week NPTEL courses conducted by IIT Madras, titled “English Literature of Romantic Period, 1798-1832”, conducted by Prof. Pramod K. Nayar, and in “Introduction to Cultural Studies and Twentieth Century Fiction”, conducted by Dr. AvishekParui, IIT Madras. 

The research student has been working on the narrativity in the Dogri Folktales in her PhD programme under the supervision of Dr. Amitabh V. Dwivedi. Ms. Sharma has learned a variety of new concepts related to cultural studies and romantic literature, and highlighted the value of such courses in the overall academic growth and development of a student.


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