‘It’s never too late for learning’: This Punjab man gets masters’ degree at 83

A native of Daata village of Hoshiarpur, Gill had left his studies after completing graduation from Khalsa College, Mahi...

By earning a Masters’ degree at the age of 83, Sohan Singh Gill has proved that it is never too late for learning. He received a huge round of applause when he was conferred the degree by a university in Jalandhar at its annual convocation on Wednesday.

A native of Daata village of Hoshiarpur, Gill had left his studies after completing graduation from Khalsa College, Mahilpur, in 1957 and taking a teaching course from Khalsa College, Amritsar, the following year...

...“With my will power and God’s grace, I have finally achieved what I always desired. English has been my favourite language right from the childhood. During my stay in Kenya, I got a chance to master it,” he adds.

"I knew all along that I will achieve it, so there was no doubt. I have been training IELETS students as well and all have earned good marks,” he claims...

...He says a healthy lifestyle and positive thinking kept him going.

“Now that I have accomplished other things, I wish to write books for children,” he adds.

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