NCU celebrates its 7th Annual Convocation
The NorthCap University, Gurugram held its seventh Annual Convocation Ceremony for its various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes on 20 November 2018. The event was a memorable one and was presided over by Hon’ble Mr Justice Dipak Misra, Former Chief Justice of India. Other luminaries present at the event included The NorthCap University’s Chancellor and Founder Member, Mr V Daulet Singh; Pro-Chancellor, Prof Prem Vrat; Vice-Chancellor, Prof. HB Raghavendra; Founder Members Mr Avdhesh Mishra and Mr Shiv Saran Mehra.
A total of 903 students were awarded degrees in their respective disciplines, including 519 from BTech, 26 from MTech, 23 from BSc Maths (H), 27 from MSc (Maths), 94 from BBA, 61 from BCom (H), 25 from BSc (Eco), 32 from MBA, 77 from BBA-LLB (H), 7 from LLM and 12 awarded PhD. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals were awarded to 31 candidates who topped the list in their respective streams and 4 Certificates of Merit were awarded. Mr Tanyam, Dept of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded the ‘Outstanding Student of the Year Award’.
Congratulating the graduating students Hon’ble Mr Justice Dipak Misra said, “This is one of the fantastic gatherings I have ever witnessed. Such a huge gathering of ecstatic students, enthusiastic teachers and proud parents in a Convocation ceremony is very rare.” Speaking about the new world of data he said, “Artificial Intelligence can never match the original intelligence of man and today you are the future and you will be determining the original intelligence. You have the distinctive quality of being rational.” On gender equality Mr Justice Misra said that he was a person who believed in primacy of gender equality and appreciated the University for also following the same.
Earlier, amidst the chanting of mantras the convocation started with the academic procession. Later, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. HB Raghavendra, presented the Annual Report of the University. Speaking at the occasion he said, “The NorthCap University plays a crucial role in preparing students for a sound professional career. We strive to empower our youth capital with skills, abilities and attitude that will enable them to win deals and go on to become leaders and influencers and determine the fate of companies.” The Convocation ended with the oath taking ceremony by the students.
After receiving the ‘Outstanding Student of the Year Award’ the elated Tanmay said, “It’s a matter of great pride for me and my family to be honoured with the University’s prestigious ‘Outstanding Student of the Year’ award. I take this opportunity to thank my parents, teachers and my University for providing me a nurturing environment and opportunities to develop and showcase my skills, abilities and attitude at the national and international level.”
The event was streamed live on Facebook and thousands viewed it.