Degree Holders Celebrate Academic Achievement:
Charusat Commemorates 6th Convocation
“The university is not for only academic learning.It is also a place for character building.”
Said – Dr. M I Patel, at the 6th Convocation of CHARUSAT.
CHARUSAT, an education-hub of Charotar region celebrated the 6th Convocation eventon 24thDecember, 2016. Dr. M I Patel, a renowned technocrat, entrepreneur and former sheriff of Mumbai graced the occasion as the chief guest and delivered the convocation address. In his inspiring speechhe said, “Knowledge is power and knowledge power is in turn powered by technology and innovation.” He also added, ‘a new India needs to be inventive. It has to be researchive, dynamic and focussed on growth and prosperity’. He motivated the passing out students to join the ’Make in India’ campaign and make their due contribution in New India’s growth journey.
Prof. Krishan Lal, President, The Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) and Former Director, National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi was invited as the Guest of Honour.In his address he stressed on transformation of education system to meet the need of new era. Addressing the degree holders he advised students to inculcate a sense of responsibility and moral conscience.
In a grand event held at the campus under the Presidentship of Shri. Surendrabhai Patel, in total 1731 degree holders including 29 gold medallists were conferred degrees. The function commenced with the grand convocation procession fragranced with chanting of Vedic Mantras befitting Indian culture and tradition. The convocation procession wasled by Mr. Devang Joshi, Registrar, CHARUSAT which was joined by Honourable Chief Guest, Guest of Honour, Provost, President, Members of the Governing Body, Board of Management of CHARUSAT, invited dignitaries, Deans of various Faculties, Gold Medalists. Welcoming the congregation, Dr. B G Patel, Provost, CHARUSAT welcomed the guests and gave a brief history of the journey and achievements of CHARUSAT. Addressing the degree holders Shri Surendrabhai Patel in his presidential address said, “Have a heart and courage for innovation. Encounter every problem with confidence and will”. He advised them to focus on their goals rather than failures.
Amongst the presence of esteemed dignitaries 150 students of Faculty of Medical Sciences, 302 students of Faculty of Computer Sciences, 149 students of Faculty of Management Studies, 80 students of Faculty of Pharmacy, 59 students of Faculty of Applied Sciences and 991 students of Faculty of Technology and Engineering and 21 students of Ph. D conferred degrees and blessed for a bright future. 26 students were awarded with 29 gold-medals for their outstanding academic performance. It is noteworthy here that all the Medals are real Gold Medals conferred with certificates. Students and their Parents are all provided with hospitality and special attention.
CHARUSAT is established under Gujarat State Act No. 8 of 2009. It has evolved as one of the leading Universities of Gujarat imparting education in more than 64 programs ranging from UG, PG to Ph. D. in Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy, Computer Applications, Management, Applied Sciences, Nursing, Physiotherapy, and Paramedical Sciences. Under the strong vision and dynamic educational leadership CHARUSAT has set its sight on becoming a World Class University. Initially, it aims to be among Top 20 Universities at National Level.