The 65th Annual Convocation of M.S. University will be held on 17th December at the convocation ground behind the University head office.
This year the administration decided to start a Gold Medallist Club where the details of the medalist students will be uploaded for future reference. Secondly Anil Naik Group Executive Chairman L&T and Dilip Sanghvi Chairman and Managing Director Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited will be conferred Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science by the university.
This year total 155 gold medals were given to the toppers from every faculty of the university. This year also girl students beat the boys and get 105 gold medals from the 155 in total. Faculty of Science get the highest 29 gold medals and next to them is the faculty of Technology and Engineering where they get 28 medals. This year the university administration introduced new things in the convocation.
“On 16th there is a Pre Convocation programme where for the first time the introductory speech by students will be videographed who recieved gold medals. We decide to start a Gold Medallist Club where the details and photos of the gold Medallist students will be uploaded and will be there for a year till the next convocation comes. We keep on adding the students every year in the club. The idea is to trace them during the Vibrant projects and government projects comes to the university. We are also plan to organise the convocation on 5th Septemberevery year from the next convocation,” said Prof. Parimal Vyas Vice Chancellor MSU Baroda.
Prof Vyas further said that they are also planning to organise supplementary convocation in the month of February or March. He said on the convocation day Dr. Vijay Bhatkar father of super computer will be the chief guest and Lord Bhikhu Parekh will be the guest of honour. L&T Chairman Anil Naik and Dilip Sanghvi Chairman and Managing Director Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited will be conferred Doctor of Science degrees at the convocation. The convocation will be webcast like last year so that anyone can see the live telecast from any part of the world.