SMVDU Katra, 16 July 2019. Research scholars and students of the School of Languages and Literature at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra, qualified UGC-National Eligibility Test (NET) 2019 in English and Linguistics. The qualified candidates are: Madhav Dubey (NET & JRF), Manvi Sharma (NET), Akshay Raina (NET), Deepika Bhagat (NET) in English. Ms. Ayushi (NET) and Ms. Akanksha Sharma (NET), research students of the School, qualified NET in Linguistics. Dr. Amitabh V. Dwivedi, Head, School of Languages & Literature, congratulated all successful candidates, and informed that the SMVDU students register themselves for SWAYAM/NPTEL courses every semester to acquire knowledge from the professors of IITs. Moreover, the research students also attend GIAN/FDP courses regularly. The School also conducts research and learning activities through its Research Club & NET Club, and also organizes Comprehensive Examination to tap the progress of each student. The syllabus of the school is designed in such a way that it assists students to appear in and qualify competitive exams like NET, SET, and alike. By qualifying such prestigious and competitive exams, the alumni as well as the students of SMVDU have proved to be a real asset to the School.