SMVDU Katra, 03ndSept,18. The School of Language & Literature is organising a one-day ‘National Doctoral Student Conclave’ at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra on 18 September 2018. The National Doctoral Student Conclave is an opportunity for the research students of Jammu & Kashmir region to showcase their research to the larger audience. Distinguished professors from IITs will be evaluating the presentations. They will also provide their expert comments and suggestions for future improvement. Dr. Amitabh V. Dwiviedi, the Coordinator of the event, informed that the participants can send their research abstract in 200 words to the convener at <> till 16 September 2018. Furthermore, to motivate the research students, three cash prizes to top three presenters will be awarded. Notably, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University is a research oriented institution, and until recently it has been ranked under 100 Indian institutions by NIRF, MHRD ranking and mentioned in Times Higher Education World University ranking.