Minute-to-Minute Schedule of Sixth Convocation Ceremony

Venue: L-5, Lecture Hall Complex (Programme for May 16, 2018)

S. No. Event


1 Arrival of the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour at L-2
(They will be received by the Director and ushered for wearing the convocation gown)

10:00 Hrs.


Academic Procession Starts

10:10 Hrs.


Invocation (All will rise while Invocation is on)

10:15 Hrs.


Chairperson, BoG, Shri Vipin Sondhi Declares the Convocation Open

10:17 Hrs.


Award of Degrees by the Chairperson, Senate

10:18 Hrs.


Chairperson, BoG Signs the Register for Record of Degrees

10:58 Hrs.


Exhortation by the Chairperson, Senate

11:00 Hrs.


Presentation of Medals by the Chairperson, BoG

11:03 Hrs.


Valedictory Address by the President’s Gold Medal Winner

11:08 Hrs.


Presentation of the Report of the Institute by the Director

11:13 Hrs.


Introduction of the Chief Guest by the Chairperson, BoG

11:23 Hrs.


Convocation Address by the Chief Guest, Shri Jamshyd N Godrej

11:25 Hrs.


Presentation of Mementos to the Dignitaries
(Chairperson, BoG will present mementos, welcome note will be read by DoAA)

11:40 Hrs.


The National Anthem (All will rise)

11:42 Hrs.


Chairperson, BoG Declares the Convocation Closed

11:44 Hrs.


Academic Procession Leaves

11:45 Hrs.

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