Minute-to-Minute Programme

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 member. The graduand’s procession will be led by a musical band.

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

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.

Award of Degrees and Other Events

The convocation will be declared opened by the Chairperson, Board of Governors. Thereafter, the award of degrees will commence.

Following the award of degrees, various medals will be presented by the Chief Guest. Various medals and the criteria for selection of awardees are outlined in the Medals tab. Thereafter, a report of the Institute will be presented by the Director. This event will be followed by the addresses of the Guest of Honour.

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.

Convocation Brochure