Mr. Arjun Puri S/o Smt. Shakuntla Puri and Sh. Vijay Kumar Puri R/o Trikuta Nagar Ext. Jammu, has been declared qualified for the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in the school of computer science and Engineering (CSE) at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU). The candidate has worked on title, “Improved Techniques for Handling class imbalance and missing values in datasets” under the supervision of Dr. Manoj Kumar Gupta, Associate Professor School of Computer Science and Engineering, SMVDU. The candidate has published research papers indexed in SCI/SCIE ranked journals and has presented papers at Scopus indexed international conferences. The candidate has expressed his gratitude to the Supervisor Dr. Manoj Kumar Gupta and Prof. (Dr.) R. K. Sinha, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU, and other committee members congratulated the scholar and wished him a bright future ahead.