Regional Directors and delegates from IGNOU Bangalore Regional Centre and IGNOU Mysore Study Centre visited Sera Jey Monastic University on 19 March 2016 to inaugurate the IGNOU Study Unit.

Earlier in the morning an official meeting was held with the abbot, administrator, education department and IGNOU Student's Committee. A formal exchange of greetings and information was made, followed by deliberation on the prospect of IGNOU educational scope by the Regional Director & Asst. Director. Discussions was done on the prospect for establishing a IGNOU Special Study Centre at Sera Jey in the near future.

After the meeting the monastery's abbot inaugurated the ribbon cutting ceremony of IGNOU Class and the Regional Director inuaugurated the IGNOU Office at Sera Jey, followed by a lamp lighting ceremony and addresses from the Abbot, the Regional Director & the Asst. Regional Director.

A short workshop was conducted by IGNOU Asst. Regional Direcor, on IGNOU Study program and criterias for enrollment to IGNOU enrolled students and prospective new student monks.

Tsokhram Geshe Graduation Ceremony for the academic year is scheduled from 7th – 9th March 2016. It is the second highest Geshe order in rank among the four. This year there are nine pupil candidates who will receive the Tsokhram Geshe title during the three day graduation ceremony.