The 16th convocation of Tezpur University will be held on December 27 next to confer degrees and diplomas upon the students who graduated during the academic session 2017-18. Renowned ENT specialist of the country, former director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and Professor Emeritus & Adviser to Director, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) Prof Ramesh C Deka will be the Chief Guest and deliver the convocation address.
Prof Jagdish Mukhi, the Governor of Assam and the Chancellor of the University will preside over the convocation and award the degrees, diplomas and medals to the students.
The event will take place at Kalaguru Bishnuprasad Rabha Auditorium of the University from 11 am onwards.
The 16th convocation of the University will confer Master’s degrees to 677, Bachelor’s degrees to 354, and Diplomas to 47 eligible students.
In addition, 45 scholars will receive Ph D degrees and 39 toppers will be honored with gold medals.
The ‘T & I Best Post Graduate Award’ and ‘Best Graduate Award’ along with ‘Polymer Science Award’ will also be conferred during the event.
The Polymer Science Award is given to the best student of the Polymer Science programme. In addition to these awards, ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) and ICSI (the Institute of Company Secretaries of India) gold medal awards will be given to the students securing highest CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average is a educational grading system) in B Com module of integrated M Com programme.