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Over 800 students get degrees during convocation of Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University

Chancellor Harjinder Singh Dhami, president of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, presided over the ceremony and conferred the degrees on the students

A student getting her degree during the convocation at Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University in Patiala on Saturday. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 28, 2023 01:26 AM IST
By, Patiala

Sumitra Mahajan, Dr Gagandeep Kang, Neeraj Chopra likely to miss PU convocation

Another recipient of the honorary degree, virologist Dr Gagandeep Kang, will also be unable to attend the convocation, but has told authorities that she will receive the degree at next year’s convocation

The rehearsal of the convocation, where Vice-President of India and PU chancellor Jagdeep Dhankhar, will be the chief guest, will be held on Friday. (HT File Photo)
Updated on May 19, 2023 06:39 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh: 231 MBBS graduates awarded degrees at GMCH-32

Punjab governor and Chandigarh administrator Banwarilal Purohit, who was the chief guest, presented awards to 51 meritorious students of the institute and congratulated all the young doctors

Students in jubilant mood after the convocation ceremony at Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32, Chandigarh, on Thursday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Updated on May 12, 2023 07:11 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Panjab University senate approves 4 honorary degrees, 6 awards

Panjab University will also honour gold medallist Olympian Neeraj Chopra with the Khel Ratna, lyricist Irshad Kamil with the Sahitya Ratna, Bharti Enterprises vice-chairperson Rakesh Bharti Mittal with the Udyog Ratna, actor Ayushmann Khurana with the Kala Ratna

The high-powered committee constituted by the Panjab University vice-chancellor had recommended these names on April 26. (HT File Photo)
Updated on May 10, 2023 01:29 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Ludhiana: 315 degrees conferred on students at vet varsity’s convocation

Punjab legislative assembly speaker Kultar Singh Sandhwan and Punjab animal husbandry minister Laljit Singh Bhullar were the chief guest and guest of honour, respectively

Punjab assembly speaker Kultar Singh Sandhwan and cabinet minister Laljit Singh Bhullar awarding degree to a GADVASU student on Saturday. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Updated on May 06, 2023 11:53 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

PU syndicate nod to names of ex-CJI, three others for honorary degrees

The names were confirmed by different members of the PU syndicate who attended the online meeting on Tuesday

Others whose names have been approved for honorary degree by PU syndicate include former Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Infosys Foundation chairperson Sudha Murthy and virologist Dr Gagandeep Kang. (HT File Photo)
Updated on May 03, 2023 02:09 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

IIT-B scraps convocation, to hold Commencement Ceremony instead

IIT Bombay will introduce a Commencement Ceremony on May 2, allowing all 2,500 graduating students to attend before they leave campus to pursue higher education or employment. The ceremony will not award any degrees, with most students graduating by August 2023.

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Updated on Apr 22, 2023 12:24 AM IST

IGNOU confers over 2.79 lakh degrees, diplomas, certificates in 36th convocation

IGNOU VC Prof. Nageshwar Rao conferred degrees to 2.5 lakh+ learners via Digilocker and President Murmu presented gold medals to winners during the convocation.

President of India Droupadi Murmu attended the 36th Convocation of IGNOU as chief guest (handout)
Published on Apr 04, 2023 02:36 PM IST
By, New Delhi

279 students awarded degrees at IGNOU convocation in Lucknow

The main function was held at IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi, where President of India Droupadi Murmu was the chief guest.

On the occasion, Professor Rajesh Singh, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, congratulated the recipients of the degree (PTI)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 12:18 AM IST

NIT Rourkela hosts 19th convocation, digital degrees given to 1555 graduates

The 19th convocation of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela was held on August 13, 2022.

For the first time in the institute’s history, graduating students were awarded ‘Blockchain-based Digital Degrees’ making NIT Rourkela the first NIT and the second among ‘Institutes of National Importance’ to adopt this ambitious futuristic project.(Handout)
Published on Aug 13, 2022 10:40 PM IST

IIT Guwahati's 24th convocation held, 1,620 degrees awarded

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati conducted its 24th convocation on June 17, 2022.

1,620 degrees awarded during the 24th Convocation of IIT Guwahati(File Photo / PTI)
Updated on Jun 18, 2022 10:18 AM IST

Millionaire can become bin Laden, newspaper vendor can be Kalam: Rajnath Singh

Speaking at the convocation of Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth in Pune, defence minister Rajnath Singh said that people working in both Infosys and Al-Qaeda are “highly educated” but values and principles set them apart.

Defence minister Rajnath Singh addresses the convocation ceremony at Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth in Pune on Friday, May 20, 2022. (Twitter/Rajnath Singh)
Updated on May 20, 2022 08:03 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Work of IGNOU professors needs to be celebrated: Education minister

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said the professors of the IGNOU are like Lord Hanuman, who was unaware of the powers he possessed, and asserted that their work needs to be celebrated.

He made these remarks while addressing the 35th convocation of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) in New Delhi.(HT file)
Published on Apr 26, 2022 04:57 PM IST

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

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.

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)
Published on May 16, 2021 10:01 AM IST

MU to conduct annual convocation ceremony virtually this year

MU is one of many higher education institutes across the country which chose to conduct convocation ceremonies virtually this year.

Mumbai University. (HT file)
Published on Jan 22, 2021 08:37 PM IST

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

“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.

JNU administrative building.(HT file)
Updated on Nov 09, 2020 05:21 PM IST
New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

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

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.

PM Narendra Modi(PTI)
Published on Sep 22, 2020 03:18 PM IST
Guwahati | ByAsian News International| Posted by Nandini

IIT Roorkee’s 19th convocation to be held tomorrow

The annual convocation of Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019.

The annual convocation of Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019.(iitr.ac.in)
Updated on Oct 03, 2019 12:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

LPU’s 10th convocation: 53 awarded doctoral degrees

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

53 awarded doctoral degrees at LPU’s 10th convocation,(HT)
Published on Sep 19, 2019 12:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By
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