DAVV University organise 51st convocation after two-year delay

first_imgAfter a long halt of two and a half years, the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), Indore, will finally organize its 51st annual convocation on December 1.Multiple hundreds of students from the 2013 -13 and 2013-14 batches would be awarded with their respective achievement at the convocation ceremony.It is speculated that the cancellation of convocation consecutively was due to the poor health condition of the then chancellor, Ram Naresh Yadav, among other reasons, as reported by HT.51st convocation of DAVVThe 51st convocation ceremony would be held at the university auditorium on Thursday. While chancellors of all state universities will grace the ceremony with their presence, Governor Omprakash Kohli would chair the convocation. Among other dignitaries, Prof. DS Chouhan, Vice-Chancellor of JLA University, Mathura was invited as the chief guest at the ceremony.Special appearancesCity Mayor Malini Goud and State Higher Education Minister Sanjay Pathak was invited as a special guestAs many as 272 meritorious students with gold and silver medal of the two batches besides 61 PhD scholars would be awardedAround 33, 000 graduates and 11, 000 postgraduates, 375 MPhil, and 185 PhD scholars will be awarded degrees in absentiaGender gap in accoladesThe university once again boasted more number of girls winning medals.While 204 girls won a medal, there are only 68 boys on the medal tally.While 86 girls of the 2012-13 batch will be conferred with gold medals, 14 are slated for silver medalsWhile 90 girls of the 2013-14 batch would be conferred with gold, 14 will get silverRitu Bansal, an MBBS students, would be conferred with four gold medals and two silvers for excellence in academic record, and yet another engineering student, Anshu Hirani would be confer with four gold medals26 gold medals and two silver medals would be given to boys.Read: SC to monitor setting up of International University in OdishaadvertisementRead: No subsidy for foreign students in IIT Click here for more education related news.For more details, follow India Today Education or you can write to us at [email protected]last_img read more