New Delhi:.The 99 th Convocation of University of Delhi will be held on February 25, in which the Hon’ble President of India, Draupadi Murmu, will be the chief guest. Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India, will be present as the guest of honour in this function, to be organized in the Multipurpose Hall located in the sports complex of the university.
The function will be presided by the Vice Chancellor of University of Delhi, Prof. Yogesh Singh. Special instructions have also been issued by the university for the orderly conduct of the ceremony. Candidates eligible to receive the degree have been advised to follow the instructions to maintain the sanctity and tradition of the ceremony. As per instructions, invitation letter is mandatory for admission in convocation, which is non-transferrable. It is also necessary to have a valid identity card issued by any government organization along with the invitation letter. Hand bags, cameras and any other electronic gadgets are prohibited inside the venue. Mobile phones and remote keys of cars etc. are also not allowed inside the venue. Parking facility is available at Gate No. 2C of the University. Live telecast of this entire function will also be available on the website of the University.
All the preparations have been completed regarding the function. The auditorium has also been fully equipped. A total of 170 students, including 51 male and 119 female students will be awarded medals/prizes during the function.Degree will be awarded to 47 students of DM/M.Ch in the medical field. Digital degrees to 157290 undergraduate/post graduate students will be awarded on this occasion, which includes 54.7% female and 45.3% male students. About 900 students will be awarded PhD degree. This figure of PhD
degrees is the highest ever in the history of the university.