Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) will hold its Centenary Year Convocation tomorrow, 23rd July, 2023 for students who passed out in the Academic Years 2019 and 2020 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar will be the Chief Guest and will deliver the convocation address. Hon’ble Minister of Education, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan shall preside over the convocation which will start at 11:00 am.
Prof. Najma Akhtar (Padma Shri), Vice Chancellor, JMI will deliver her address and present the report of the university on the occasion. Around twelve thousand five hundred students including gold medallists who passed in the years 2019 and 2020 would be awarded degrees and diplomas during the convocation.
Considering the limited space only gold medallists and PhD pass outs will be awarded their degrees at the Vigyan Bhawan. All other students will be awarded their degrees and diplomas at the university in the afternoon. Due to security reasons and protocols only a limited number of invitation cards have been sent to media persons who cover education beat. They are requested to bring the Press Invite along with their valid government issued ID cards for smooth entry to the Vigyan Bhawan. All are requested to arrive at the venue by 10.00 A.M. for security check and take their seats.
A special function will be organised in the evening at 5:30 pm at Dr. M. A. Ansari Auditorium of the university where Chief Guest of the function Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Shri Vinai Kumar Saxena will distribute gold medals to the toppers. Journalists who wish to visit JMI campus for the coverage are welcome without the invitation cards also.