“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”
A convocation ceremony is a special day in the academic life of students as after years of hard work and dedication; they get their hard earned education degrees. Wearing the traditional academic ceremonial dress and walking up the stage is the dream of every student in front of his colleagues, friends and family members who have supported them in their difficult endeavour. It is a defining moment in every student’s life giving his self-esteem a boost.
The 5th convocation was truly a momentous occasion on an unprecedented scale for Rai University, Ahmedabad. The 5th Convocation was held on Tuesday, 18th June, 2019.
The Chief Guest for the day was Dr. M.M. Patel, former Vice Chancellor of HNGU, Patan. Also in attendance with the honourable dignitaries Dr. Harbeen Arora (President, Rai University), Dr. Anil Tomar (Provost), Prof. Lalit Adhikari (Registrar), all the Deans and Head of the departments the convocation day began with a majestic and grand academic procession followed by Deep Pragatya. The formal function began with a welcome speech by Provost-Dr. Anil Tomar in which he briefed about the progress and achievements of Rai University. He also stated that the students need to respect their parents who sacrificed a lot so that their children could garner higher education.
This year a total of 530 graduates including 12 Gold medallists and PhD Scholars from all disciplines including Engineering, Information technology, Art, Sciences, Commerce, Management and Education were awarded. From School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Department of Biotechnology, B.Tech Biotech, Ms. Viraj Shah announced as University Topper for all round excellence in academic and extracurricular activities.
An emphasising speech was given by Dr. M. M. Patel which was an inspiration for all the graduates. Through his speech he encouraged students by sharing real life experiences, quotes and some success stories of well known personality. He motivated and wished the students to reach higher goals.
The convocation ended with a vote of thanks by Registrar- Prof. Lalit Adhikari, which was followed by the National Anthem. Convocation Ceremony ended with a ray of hope and joy that is sure to inspire the students and faculty of this University in the years ahead.