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Underscoring the need to build trust, Chief Economic Advisor Subramanian, an alumnus of IIM-C, told the future team leaders at the virtual event, if one makes the first move in an organisation to behave in a trustworthy manner, it will be reciprocated by others.(PTI file)

At IIM-C convocation, Chief Economic Advisor gives pep talk to students

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2021 10:01 AM IST
Trust is very important while pursuing a career, Chief Economic Advisor to the Union government Dr. Krishnamurthy Subramanian said at the convocation ceremony of Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, on Saturday.
Mumbai University. (HT file)
Mumbai University. (HT file)

MU to conduct annual convocation ceremony virtually this year

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 08:37 PM IST
  • MU is one of many higher education institutes across the country which chose to conduct convocation ceremonies virtually this year.
Delhi High Court.(Mint file)
Delhi High Court.(Mint file)

Delhi HC asks DU to provide timeline for results, mark sheets and holding convocation for students

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 01:26 PM IST
The high court said DU shall file a comprehensive affidavit providing the timeline and procedure regarding these issues so that students are not inconvenienced every semester and are not forced to approach the court for obtaining their transcripts, mark sheets and degree certificates, as was done in this matter.
Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur. (iitj.ac.in)
Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur. (iitj.ac.in)

IIT Jodhpur to organise convocation using AI on December 6

Jodhpur | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 10:50 AM IST
A total of 232 students, including 117 in B.Tech, 51 M.Sc, 33 M.Tech and 31 Ph.D, will be awarded their degrees by the institute.
IIT Bhubaneswar.(File photo)
IIT Bhubaneswar.(File photo)

IIT Bhubaneswar to hold its 9th annual convocation in Hybrid mode

Bhubaneswar | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 07:41 PM IST
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal will be the chief guest and will be addressing the convocation through video conferencing, while Union Minister of State for Education Sanjay Dhotre will be the guest of honour.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI file)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI file)

PM Modi to virtually attend Petroleum university’s convocation on Saturday

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 08:41 PM IST
During the convocation, the prime minister will also lay the foundation stones of a 45-MW production plant of monocrystalline solar photo voltaic panel and the Centre of Excellence on Water Technology.
JNU administrative building.(HT file)
JNU administrative building.(HT file)

JNUSU to boycott varsity’s convocation ceremony over research fund cuts

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 05:21 PM IST
“Students of JNU earn their doctorates through years of undeterred hard work and overcome insurmountable odds to be able to submit their theses. However, the administration true to its character has decided to insult the research scholar community,” she said.
Representational image.(AP file)
Representational image.(AP file)

Degrees to digital avatars of students to ‘mixed reality’ tech: IITs’ convocation during Covid-19

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 06:50 PM IST
The IIT-Madras is holding a unique and a first-of-its-kind convocation using “mixed reality” (MR) where physical and digital objects co-exist and interact in realtime.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file)

PM Modi to address centenary convocation of University of Mysore on Monday

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2020 01:21 PM IST
The University of Mysore was established in 1916. It was the sixth university in the country and the first in Karnataka.
PM Narendra Modi(PTI)
PM Narendra Modi(PTI)

IIT-Guwahati can become pivotal centre for engagement with neighbouring countries through education: PM Modi

Guwahati | By Asian News International| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2020 03:18 PM IST
PM Modi said that IIT Guwahati is the first such IIT that has introduced a two-year research program on e-mobility and it is also leading the integration of science and engineering in all B.Tech level courses.
JNU Campus(PTI)
JNU Campus(PTI)

JNU to hold its fourth convocation virtually in November

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2020 08:54 AM IST
In a statement issued on Monday, JNU registrar Pramod Kumar said the decision to hold a virtual ceremony this year was taken by the university’s executive council (EC).
Students ouside the Learning Center at XLRI campus in Jamshedpur(HT File)
Students ouside the Learning Center at XLRI campus in Jamshedpur(HT File)

Coronavirus outbreak: IIM Ahmedabad, XLRI - Jamshedpur, convocation deferred

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2020 04:30 PM IST
On Thursday, the Xavier School of Management (XLRI), Jamshedpur, and the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) annouced that they have postponed their convocation ceremonies for an unspecified time.
With item Arun Mondhe/HT IIM students outside their institute building in Indore.(Hindustan Times)
With item Arun Mondhe/HT IIM students outside their institute building in Indore.(Hindustan Times)

Coronavirus Scare: IIM -Indore postpones annual convocation

Indore | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2020 09:04 AM IST
The Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM-I) has postponed its annual convocation due to the novel coronavirus scare.
Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow.(HT file)
Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow.(HT file)

Coronavirus scare: IIM Lucknow defers convocation

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2020 04:23 PM IST
On March 10, IIM, Bangalore, had decided to postpone its convocation scheduled for March 20. IIM, Indore, also shelved its convocation scheduled on March 25.
Ranchi: President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a gathering at first convocation of the Central University of Jharkhand, in Ranchi, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020(PTI)
Ranchi: President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a gathering at first convocation of the Central University of Jharkhand, in Ranchi, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020(PTI)

President Kovind stresses on value- based education to make students good human beings

Gumla (Jharkhand) | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 29, 2020 04:06 PM IST
The Centre and state governments have taken several initiatives in education, and every person should take benefit of such schemes, the president said.
93-year-old C I Sivasubramanian poses for photographs with his masters degree from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) in New Delhi, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020.(PTI)
93-year-old C I Sivasubramanian poses for photographs with his masters degree from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) in New Delhi, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020.(PTI)

This 93-year-old man completes his masters in public administration from IGNOU

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 10:02 AM IST
Over the years, he kept rising through the ranks, after appearing for various departmental exams, to finally retire as a director from the ministry in 1986 at the age of 58, but his one dream remained unfulfilled-- that of becoming a graduate.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.(ANI file)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.(ANI file)

Have no information about convocation of varsity in north Bengal, says Governor Dhankhar

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2020 11:59 AM IST
The third annual convocation of the Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University will be held on Friday.
On December 24, Left-wing students and employees blocked Jagdeep Dhankhar’s entry into Jadavpur University(PTI)
On December 24, Left-wing students and employees blocked Jagdeep Dhankhar’s entry into Jadavpur University(PTI)

Bengal Governor takes dig at Calcutta University VC for skipping St Xavier’s convocation

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2020 03:59 AM IST
While Dhankhar was invited as the chief guest at the 13th convocation of St Xavier’s college, the VC, Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee, was supposed to deliver the convocation address.
A protest by students on Tuesday forced West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to leave the Jadavpur University (JU) campus where he had gone to preside over the annual convocation.(ANI Photo)
A protest by students on Tuesday forced West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to leave the Jadavpur University (JU) campus where he had gone to preside over the annual convocation.(ANI Photo)

Protesters prevent West Bengal guv from attending convocation at JU

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2019 12:48 AM IST
Students had declared days ago that they would not accept degrees from Dhankhar because he supported the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which seeks to fast-track the grant of Indian citizenship to members of religious minorities from Muslim-majority Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. (ANI Photo)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. (ANI Photo)

West Bengal Governor asks JU VC to ignore EC resolution on special convocation, calls it illegal

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2019 09:24 AM IST
Left student unions, AFSU and SFI, termed the governor’s move an “unwarranted interference into the autonomy of the institute” and threatened strong protest if he “does anything by force”.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. (HT file)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. (HT file)

JU defers convocation, Governor Dhankhar calls it ‘worrisome’

Kolkata | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2019 12:08 PM IST
In a communication to Dhankhar, Vice Chancellor Suranjan Das said the decision was arrived at “in view of the consequent need to avoid any untoward incident in the campus”.
Students of four universities take part in a massive roadshow in Kolkata on Saturday.(HT PHOTO.)
Students of four universities take part in a massive roadshow in Kolkata on Saturday.(HT PHOTO.)

Bengal Guv slams govt after Jadavpur University defers convocation citing unrest

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2019 09:56 AM IST
Dhankhar, who is chancellor of JU and other state universities by default, was supposed to confer D.Litt and D.Sc on some eminent people. JU’s decision upset Dhankhar, whose powers as chancellor have been drastically curtailed by the state government following acrimony over a range of issues.
The Ambedkar University campus(Hindustan Times)
The Ambedkar University campus(Hindustan Times)

Dalit students reject ethnic dress code, want formal attire for convocation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 03:26 PM IST
The dalit students of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University here have rejected the dress code of kurta pyjama for the convocation. They have requested the vice chancellor to allow them to receive their degrees in formal attire as a mark of respect to Dr BR Ambedkar
Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal at DU 96th convocation as the chief guest.(twitter/@DrRPNishank)
Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal at DU 96th convocation as the chief guest.(twitter/@DrRPNishank)

Delhi University 96th convocation: Record 3 lakh students graduate

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2019 05:10 PM IST
Over 300 students were awarded gold medals at the convocation in presence of Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ as the chief guest.
Convocation for nine universities of the Rajasthan state will be held in December. (Representational image)(AP file)
Convocation for nine universities of the Rajasthan state will be held in December. (Representational image)(AP file)

Convocation for nine Rajasthan universities in December

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2019 07:58 PM IST
Convocation for RU and MS University will be held on December 19 and 21 respectively. For tribal university in Banswara and MP University will be held on December 22 and 23 respectively.
Representative(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)
Representative(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)

Delhi University 96th convocation on November 4

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 09:00 AM IST
DU 96th convocation: A total of 600 doctoral degrees, 60 DM and MCh degrees, and 300 medals and prizes will be awarded, it said.
Audience at 7th convocation at IIT Mandi.(Handout)
Audience at 7th convocation at IIT Mandi.(Handout)

IIT Mandi’s 7th convocation: 276 students including 22 PhD scholars graduate

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 12:03 PM IST
A total of 276 students graduated during the Seventh Convocation of Indian Institute of Technology Mandi held on Saturday, October 5, 2019) in the presence of faculty, staff, students, parents and other dignitaries.
Over 2k students of IIT-Roorkee get degrees at annual convocation. (Representational image)(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)
Over 2k students of IIT-Roorkee get degrees at annual convocation. (Representational image)(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)

Over 2k students of IIT-Roorkee get degrees at annual convocation; 12 girls win gold medals

Roorkee | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2019 11:06 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind awarded prestigious awards to nine meritorious students.This is the first time in the history of the institution that more than 300 students were awarded their PhD degrees.
The annual convocation of Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019.(iitr.ac.in)
The annual convocation of Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019.(iitr.ac.in)

IIT Roorkee’s 19th convocation to be held tomorrow

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 12:06 PM IST
The annual convocation of Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019.
53 awarded doctoral degrees at LPU’s 10th convocation,(HT)
53 awarded doctoral degrees at LPU’s 10th convocation,(HT)

LPU’s 10th convocation: 53 awarded doctoral degrees

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2019 12:01 PM IST
On this occasion, along with 53 PhD holders, 51 gold medallists and 123 academic toppers, as many as 19,977 regular and distance education students from the 2018 and 2019 batches were awarded degrees and diplomas
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