Tse Yang, a doctoral supervisor, congratulates Sonam Tsering on passing his thesis. [Photo/Xinhua]
Recently, three Tibetan PhD candidates who are studying in School of Literature of Tibet University have successfully defended their theses, indicating that Tibetan universities will see the first batch of indigenous PhD holders.
Tibet University has been officially accredited to award doctorate since 2013. So far, ethnology, Chinese language & literature and ecology have been the first-level discipline of doctorate in Tibet University.
These three Tibetan PhD candidates who have passed the thesis defense respectively study in Tibetan history major of ethology and Tibetan language & literature major of Chinese language & literature.
Tundrup Lhagyal, a Tibetologist, asks a question to students. [Photo/Xinhua]
Photo shows Tsumdrup who is a doctoral student in Tibetan language and literature of Tibet University answering a question. [Photo/Xinhua]
Photo shows Penba Duntrup who is a doctoral student in Tibetan language and literature answering questions in the thesis oral defence. [Photo/Xinhua]