The University of Delhi, commonly known as Delhi University, is one of India’s premium educational institutions which has a huge number of students aspiring to take admission here each year. It was founded in 1922 and has been known for its quality education and outstanding faculty. It is a matter of great prestige to receive education at Delhi University. It also conducts the convocation ceremony each year after the completion of the term.
The Delhi University is set to host its 96th Annual Convocation ceremony soon. It has officially been scheduled to be conducted on the 4th of November 2019, that is a Monday. The ceremony will begin from 10 am in the morning. Each year, in the Convocation Ceremony, the university gives out prizes, recognitions and awards to high achieving and meritorious students. This year, the ceremony will be held at the Indoor Stadium in Delhi University Sports Stadium Complex.
The most prestigious part of the event is going to be the presence of the Mr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ popularly known as the HRD Minister in the Government of India. He has been duly invited to be the chief guest in the Convocation Ceremony. Mr. Pokhriyal will also be delivering the Convocation speech at ceremony, addressing all the students present there. One can expect to hear his wise words on the development of the education systems in India and learn about his ideas and opinions about various things.
The 96th Convocation ceremony will be presided by the Vice Chancellor of Delhi University, Professor Yogesh Kumar Tyagi. He will be joining the chief guest, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ in the delivering of the Convocation speech and will also be addressing the students.
As per some reports, the 96th Convocation Ceremony at Delhi University will witness the awarding of 300 medals and prizes. These awards will be given out to students who have greatly contributed to the university through their academic and non- academic achievements. The media release by Delhi University also stated that over 600 doctoral degrees. Besides these, students will also be given 60 DM/ M.Ch. degrees.
Students who have graduated in 2018 and 2019 exams will also be given their degree certificates in the Convocation Ceremony. Students absent in the ceremony will receive their degree certificates later, which will be sent out to their respective institutions.
The 96th Convocation Ceremony will be live streamed for other interested people. It will be webcast on the official website of Delhi University, that is http://www.du.ac.in/du/. Colleges affiliated to the Delhi University have also been asked to live stream the ceremony for the students and faculty members.