New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank will be the Guest of Honour at Jamia Millia Islamia’s Annual Convocation where Hon’ble President of India Ram Nath Kovind will be the Chief Guest on October 30, 2019.
The President who is also the Visitor of the university will deliver the Convocation Address in the sprawling lawns of the NMAK Pataudi Sports Complex at an impressive function. Governor of Manipur and Chancellor of JMI Dr. Najma Heptulla will preside over the function. Students who have passed out in 2017 and 2018 will be awarded degrees and diplomas.
This will be the first visit of the Hon’ble President and the Hon’ble HRD Minister to the university. JMI Vice-Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar called on the HRD Minister and briefed him about the convocation programme yesterday.
JMI Vice-Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar will receive the Hon’ble President and the HRD Minister. The convocation proceedings will be conducted by Registrar, Mr. A.P.Siddiqui(IPS). The function will also be attended members of the diplomatic corps, former Vice-Chancellors, Deans, Directors, Head of Departments, Senior Professors, officers of the university and other invited guests.
More than 10 thousand students including 350 gold medallists who passed in the year 2017 and 2018 would be awarded Degrees/Diplomas on the occasion.
The convocation is being held as part of 99th Foundation Day celebrations of the university which was established on 29th October 1920. A large number of cultural activities have been lined up during the three-day Foundation Day celebrations.