After the accident, the students were rushed to the nearby Unique Hospital and the Indian Institute of Head and Neck Oncology. Most of them were discharged after being given first aid.
Dr Digpal Dharkar, secretary, Indian Institute of Head and Neck Oncology, said two students had sustained fractures, three had to be given stitches while the rest were given primary treatment and released.
More than 400 students will take part in the convocation ceremony, which was scheduled to start at 4pm on Saturday. Parvez said the ceremony had been postponed by two hours.