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Minute-to-Minute Programme for the Second Convocation

Venue: L-5, Lecture Hall Complex, IISER Bhopal Campus Date: June 27, 2014
17:15 Hrs. Academic Procession Enters Followed by National Anthem
(As soon as the procession enters, all audience should stand up.)
17:22 Hrs. Invocation
(All will sit after Invocation)
17:24 Hrs. Chairperson, BoG Declares the Convocation Open
17:25 Hrs. Welcome and Director's Report
17:28 Hrs. Felicitation of the Dignitaries
(Chairperson, BoG and Director, IISER Bhopal will present bouquets, welcome will be read by CoAA)
17:30 Hrs. Award of D.Sc. (Honoris Causa) Degree to Professor Goverdhan Mehta by the President of India.
(Citation will be read by Chairperson, Senate)
17:31 Hrs. Acceptance speech by Professor Goverdhan Mehta, the Guest of Honour
17:33 Hrs. Award of Degrees by the Chairperson, Senate
Ph.D. and BS-MS (Dual Degree)
17:40 Hrs. Chairperson, BoG Signs the ‘Record of the Degrees'
17:41 Hrs. Exhortation by the Chairperson, Senate
17:42 Hrs. Award of Proficiency Medals and Director's Gold Medal by the Chairperson, Senate
17:43 Hrs. Award of President's Gold Medal by the President of India
17:44 Hrs. Valedictory Address by the President’s Gold Medal Winner
17:46 Hrs. Address by the Minister, HRD, Govt. of India
17:50 Hrs. Address by the Chief Minister, Madhya Pradesh
17:55 Hrs. Address by the Governor, Madhya Pradesh
18:00 Hrs. Convocation Address by the Chief Guest
18:10 Hrs. Chairperson, BoG Declares the Convocation Closed
18:11 Hrs. The National Anthem
(All will rise)
18:12 Hrs. Academic Procession Leaves
Academic Procession

The Academic Procession will consist of two groups, graduands and dignitaries. The graduands dressed in the academic regalia will assemble in the designated room and will line up for the procession at the designated times as instructed by a faculty marshal. The graduand’s procession will be led by a musical band.

Once all graduands have occupied their seats in the auditorium, the dignitaries also donning academic regalia, led by the Marshal (Registrar, carrying the mace) will proceed to the auditorium to occupy their seats on the dais.

Award of Degrees and Other Events

The entire audience will remain standing at their respective seats as the Academic Procession enters and proceeds towards the dais and will continue to remain standing until the end of the invocation. Following the invocation, dignitaries will be felicitated and the convocation will be opened by the Chairperson, Board of Governors. Thereafter, a report of the Institute will be presented by the Director. Thereafter, the award of degrees will commence.

Following the award of degrees, various medals will be presented by the President of India. Various medals and the criteria for selection of awardees are outlined in the Medals tab. This event will be followed by the addresses of the Guest of Honor and Other Special Invitees on the dais.

The Chairperson, Board of Governors will then invite the Chief Guest to deliver the Convocation address. The National Anthem will then be played. Thereafter, the ceremony is declared closed and the procession leaves the hall".

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