Dateline Dehradun: On November 21, 2023, Swami Rama Himalayan University will host its sixth convocation ceremony at Jolly Grant. Lieutenant General Gurmit Singh PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd.) will be the Chief Guest at the ceremony. Degrees will be conferred upon 644 students from various disciplines, including Medical, Paramedical, Nursing, Engineering, Management, Yoga Sciences, and Biosciences.
The university is making extensive preparations to make the convocation ceremony grand and memorable. The event will begin at 11 a.m. with the participation of the esteemed Chief Guest, Lieutenant General Gurmreet Singh.
The Chancellor, Dr. Vijay Dhasmana, emphasized the significance of Lieutenant General Gurmreet Singh’s presence, stating that it is an honor for the students, faculty, and staff associated with the university to have him in their midst. The convocation ceremony, scheduled for November 21, is expected to be a landmark event in the university’s history. Various committees have been formed to ensure the successful organization of the ceremony. Approximately 644 students from Medical, Paramedical, Nursing, Management, Engineering, Yoga, and Biosciences colleges will be awarded degrees. Additionally, 14 toppers will receive academic awards, one student will be honored with the Swami Rama Best Graduate Award, and six researchers will be recognized with Ph.D. degrees.
Dr. Vijay Dhasmana mentioned that the previous convocation ceremonies were held in 2016, 2017, and 2022, with notable chief guests such as former President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
Security protocols for attendees include arriving at the venue by 10:20 a.m., remaining in designated areas until the end of the program, and adhering to age restrictions. All attendees must carry photo identification, Aadhar card, driving license, or voter ID for entry. Bringing items such as mobile phones, cameras, umbrellas, bags, and any kind of weapons to the ceremony venue is strictly prohibited. Wearing black clothes to the ceremony is also not allowed, and attendees are instructed to stand at their designated places during the academic procession’s arrival and departure.