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PGGC’s 64th convocation spans over 2 days

June 11, 2022 3:33 am

A total of 24 students were conferred with the Roll of Honour by the chief guests.

Uttarakhand: IIM Kashipur holds convocation after a gap of two years

May 14, 2022 10:35 pm

In his address to the students, Sanjeev Sanyal, a member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, motivated them to be ready to be adaptive for uncertain times.

Ahmedabad: CEPT University holds virtual convocation ceremony

January 29, 2022 2:48 pm

The associate professor of law at Columbia University, Madhav Khosla, who was the chief guest at the event, said that citizenship is “ultimately about how we relate to each other” and is not just about “how we relate to the state”.

PM Modi confers digital degrees to fresh graduates at IIT-Kanpur’s 54th convocation ceremony

December 29, 2021 10:16 am

IIT-Kanpur will hold the ceremony in hybrid mode where only a few people are allowed to attend the ceremony in person and the rest will attend remotely through virtual mode. The decision was taken with adherence to the Covid-19 protocol. 

IIT-Madras confers 2425 students with degrees during 58th convocation

November 22, 2021 9:38 am

The number of PhDs awarded this year was highest at 392, which includes PhDs, joint degree PhDs with foreign institutions and dual degree PhDs.

IIT-Delhi holds 52nd convocation, 2117 students receive degrees

November 15, 2021 9:26 am

At the 52nd Convocation, IIT Delhi also presented Alumni Awards 2021 to its esteemed alumni in teaching and research, entrepreneurship, corporate leadership categories.

Hold convocations twice or thrice every year, former Vice-Chancellors' forum urges Karnataka govt

September 22, 2021 6:31 am

"Convocations, that are an annual affair now, should be held twice or thrice a year. This will avoid eligible students waiting for long to pursue higher studies or to seek employment opportunities which demand degrees being awarded," FVCK President K S Rangappa noted.

IIM Udaipur confers 317 students with MBA degrees

April 27, 2021 7:15 pm

Due to the Covid-19 situation and restrictions, the convocation was held in a virtual mode for the first time, witnessing the graduation of 317 students

IGNOU awards 2,37,844 students with degrees, diplomas and certificates at the 34th Convocation

April 16, 2021 11:28 am

As many as 21 out of 29 medals were awarded to female students and of the 55 PhD degrees, 37 were conferred to female candidates

Delhi University 97th convocation: 'Digital degrees' awarded to nearly 1.8 lakh students

March 01, 2021 11:38 am

"It is for the first time, not only in the history of DU but all universities, that with a click of a button, nearly 1,80,000 students received their Bachelors/Master degrees in various disciplines in their mail. This is a historic step for all of us," claimed VC Yogesh Tyagi


Students attempt to disrupt PM’s address

January 22, 2016 12:07 pm

Lucknow, Jan 22 (ANI): Students attempted to disrupt Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address at a convocation programme of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) here on Friday. The students raised slogans as soon as the Prime Minister began his speech. However, security forces immediately swung into action and drove the protesting students out of the venue. The reason behind the protest was not known immediately.

Education should be used as tool for character building: Rajnath Singh

January 22, 2016 12:06 pm

Lucknow, Jan 22 (ANI): Addressing a convocation ceremony of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow on Friday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the purpose of education is not only to gain knowledge, but also to culturally groom oneself. He asserted that students should learn from Swami Vivekananda, who said that “character makes a man”.

PM Modi addresses convocation ceremony at Ambedkar University

January 22, 2016 12:03 pm

Lucknow, Jan 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a convocation ceremony at Ambedkar University in Lucknow on Friday. This is PM Modi’s first visit to Lucknow after assuming the office. This visit comes in the middle of a fierce onslaught on his government over suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula.