HI IL, I'VE A PECULIAR ISSUE, COULD U PLEASE HELP ME OUT TO RESOLVE ? MY name before marriage is HARINI RukRam. all my certificates including engineering degree certificate is in this name(in tamilnadu , we used to have intials to specify the surname ) . even passport is in this name . i got married in FEB2003,in tamilnadu. in my marriage certificate , there is no column or anything to specify the name after marriage. issue starts now.:idontgetit: i got myself enrolled in a MBA program at pune on may 2003, but in the name as HARINI VIJAY,by the officials ,and my husband (he signed proudly as a guardian/husband) and myself signed it( at that time i was newly married ,so confused ..... not in my own mind ):-D. i didn't even think that would be a problem that time . my degree certificate has been processed last year(2006 )as Harini vijay. when i go for a job with this new qualification , will it possess any problem in travel to abroad,due to working reasons,or any problem anywhere?i got this issue from one of my friend ( if i'm in own mind and nerves that time ,i wouldn't have changed my name ....thats funny ,she's not understanding). if it so, what shall i do? i want to stick with my maiden name (name before marriage )( after lost one's eye sight,that fellow has gone for surya namaskar---proverb) i even tried with the university where i got my MBA DEGREE to change my name to my previous maiden name , but they said no,since the degree has been processed . is my new name in the MBA certificate ,valid in eyes of law in india ?(common yeah, i 've put so much of hard work with studies inspite of my pregnancy , travel to a new place alone with an infant to write the exams and so.... oh god !!it should be worth of it ) how could i make a note to all , in terms of law , that my maiden sur name and my marriage surname belongs to me (harini).....(mg:after all it's my name , my identity i lived with it so far !!!) please ladies , help me out ??? regards, harini(i'll stick with this ...).