In a grand ceremonial lime light, as the graduates came back for a reunion with their teachers, mentors and batch mates, Amity University held its Convocation. Basking in the glory of a beautiful winter morning, along with much fanfare, the convocation was held in the grounds of Sector 125, Noida Campus of Amity University, UP. Professor (Dr.) Ashok K. Chauhan, the Founder President, RBEF & Amity University was the Chief Guest while Dr. D.V.Singh, Visitor, Amity University was the Guest of Honour.
Attendees of Convocation had the opportunity to view Amity’s academic regalia during the opening procession when the Chief Guest, Guests of Honour, Board of Trustees, Office bearers of University and Faculty Members entered the convocation hall and solemnised the dais. The Procession was led by a band of pipers humming the traditional celebration song. It was an exhilarating view as all the graduating recipients were dressed in beautiful black robes with hats and coloured scarves representing the different degrees they were being awarded with.
The Vice Chancellor, Maj. Gen. K. Jai Singh welcomed the august gathering, and presented his report of the University in which he touched upon the key achievements and initiatives that have been taken during the year 2006-2007. Amity University has introduced various programmes and courses not only in the traditional disciplines but also in the areas of cutting edge technologies with facilities for world class research and innovation. The students of the University from some of the cutting edge disciplines have earned tremendous accolades in their projects & dissertation works in foreign universities.
The Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic), Dr. Raj Singh presented the graduating recipients to the Chancellor of Amity University, UP and administered the pledge to graduands.
Dr. Ashok. K. Chauhan - Founder President, Amity Universe; Mr. Atul Chauhan- Chancellor, Amity University; Mr. Aseem Chauhan- Additional President, RBEF; Maj. Gen. K Jai Singh- Vice Chancellor, Amity University and Prof. (Dr.) Raj Singh- Pro- VC, Amity University conferred the degrees to the graduating students
In his convocation address, Professor (Dr.) Ashok K. Chauhan, Chief Guest, congratulated the recipients and blessed them success in their future endeavours, emphasising on how the values inculcated in them during their association with Amity University have modelled them to be great human beings. The industry looks for competitive, learned and innovative people and Amity University addresses this need through a contemporary curriculum with emphasis on both knowledge and practice and also imbibes a sense of responsibility and self-motivation. In an environment where competition creates a demand for effective leadership, Amity University prepares people who are able to combine industrial exposure and self learning.
Congratulating the graduating students, Shri Atul Chauhan – Chancellor, Amity University rejoiced in the fact that a great transformation has occurred in all the students since the time they entered the portals of Amity University. He reminded them of their responsibility towards their parents and society and said that parents have sacrificed a lot for making their children what they are today and now it’s their turn to own their responsibility and give them back, whatever parents have given them. He called upon students to set an example for others to be followed for years and as young members of Amity family ensure that Amity is remembered not only as an unparalleled educational institution but also as a movement transforming the entire society.
Degrees were awarded to 2714 graduates of 73 programs, from 30 different institutes under Amity University including Amity Business School, Amity International Business School, Amity School of Business, Amity Institute of BioTechnology, Amity School of Engineering