The Higher and Technical Education Department, Maharashtra has decided to cancel the graduation ceremonies from various universities in the state from the next academic year starting in June 2023. This decision came from the Higher and technical education minister Chandrakant Patil. Furthermore, students can access their degrees from their DigiLocker accounts. The minister said the practice of wearing robes and holding grand ceremonies will… read-more
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President Ram Nath Kovind started his two-day visit to Himachal Pradesh, and arrived at Dharamshala, on June 10. In this regard, the State Government made necessary arrangements, and Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, CM Jai Ram Thakur, Assembly Speaker Vipin Singh Parmar, and others welcomed President Kovind. Furthermore, the President is scheduled to attend the sixth convocation of Central University and Atal Tunnel Rohtang in this two-… read-more
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Recognized as an "Institution of Eminence" Shiv Nadar University in Delhi NCR conducted its eighth-convocation day. The authority invited Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi and his wife Sumedha Kailash as chief guests. Furthermore, the institute provided degrees to 474 undergraduate, postgraduate, and Ph.D. students along with two Honorary Doctorate degrees. Recognized as a prominent university, Shiv Nadar University is one of the top… read-more
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attended the convocation ceremony of DY Patil Vidyapeeth in Pune, where he addressed the students. During his speech, he advised students to idealize Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, and use the education they've received for the betterment of the society. He said that even a millionaire can become like Bin Laden and a newspaper vendor can become like Kalam.
The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kashipur successfully conducted its ninth convocation on May 13. Shri Sanjeev Sanyal, Member of the Economic Advisory Council of the Prime Minister, attended the event and presented degrees to 374 students. He wished the students for their better future and presented gold, silver, and bronze medals to Roshan Biswal (MBA Analytics), Neha Saxena (MBA), and Varun Bhargava, respectively.
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PM Narendra Modi invited suggestions for his speech, at the convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur campus in Uttar Pradesh on December 28. "I look forward to being at IIT Kanpur on the 28th of this month to address the convocation ceremony. I invite everyone to share suggestions," PM Modi tweeted. PM Modi will incorporate the suggestions of IIT Kanpur, other IITs, and IIT alumni.
President of India Ram Nath Kovind on December 21, will begin his four-day visit to Kerala. During the visit, between December 21-24, he will attend various programs in Kerala. As per an official release, President Kovind will address the fifth convocation of the Central University of Kerala in Kasargod, witness the Navy operational demonstration in Kochin and unveil a statue of P.N. Panicker in Thiruvananthapuram.
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu while addressing the third and fourth convocation of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) - Jammu, on April 9, said that advice from other countries is not necessary to solve internal matters especially the J&K issue. Although he did not name any countries in his speech, Naidu said that outside interference is not appreciated and that the UT is an important part of the country.
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Justice NV Ramana, while addressing the students at the convocation ceremony in Vishakhapatnam on April 4, said that the current education system fails to prepare law students for the demands of the profession. He further said that despite the vast number of law colleges in the country, less than 25% of students are able to cope with the stress of the profession.
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