The 66th Annual Convocation of the Panjab University is scheduled to be held on March 26th, 2017. The Chief Guest for the Convocation Ceremony will be Shri M. Hamid Ansari, Hon’ble Vice-President of India, who is also the Chancellor of Panjab University. The Vice-President will present the degrees to the awardee, meritorious students of the university, and will also deliver the annual convocation address.
On this occasion, Ansari will confer five Honoris Causa Degrees on eminent icons, viz Dr N S Kapani (DSc), Prof Murli Manohar Joshi (DLitt), Prof G S Khush (DSc), Justice J S Khehar (LLD), Dr Nuruddin Farah (DLitt). Besides this, Sahitya Rattan will be awarded to Professor Dalip Kaur Tiwana, Kala Rattan to Anupam Kher and Vigyan Rattan Dr P D Gupta.
The University has enforced strict security measures in view of the Vice-President’s visit. The VVIP route from Gate No. 1, via Admin Block, Chemistry Department, and Physics department road up to Gymnasium Hall, will be a ‘no-vehicle’ zone. this route will be closed for public from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on 25th March. No vehicles will be allowed to be parked on roads inside the campus throughout.
Panjab University Convocation 2017
Date: March 25th, 2017
Time: 11:45 am Onwards
Venue: Gymnasium Hall, Panjab University Campus