The Nineteenth Convocation of Dr B R Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU) will be held on April 20 at its campus here, its Vice-Chancellor Dr P Prakash said today. Addressing the press, he said University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Ved Prakash will deliver the Convocation Address while Andhra Pradesh Governor and Chancellor of the University E S L Narasimhan will grace the occasion and award degrees and prizes. Dr Prakash said this time as many as 48,188 candidates were eligible for receiving Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates for the academic years 2009-10 and 2010-11. The BRAOU Vice-Chancellor said an interesting feature of this year’s convocation would be 119 student-prisoners will also be receiving their degrees. As many as 31 Research Scholars will be awarded M Phil and Ph.D degrees at this Convocation, he said.