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Governor presides over JIS University’s 1st convocation

Kolkata:  The Governor of West Bengal, Jagdeep Dhankar along with the First Lady Sudesh Dhankhar attended the first ever convocation of JIS ...

Kolkata: The Governor of West Bengal, Jagdeep Dhankar along with the First Lady Sudesh Dhankhar attended the first ever convocation of JIS University recently at its Agarpara campus. The chief guest was Prof. K. K. Agarwal, chairman, National Board of Accreditation and the guest of honour was Prof. Sabu Thomas, Vice Chancellor, M.G. University.

The convocation was initiated with an academic procession in the campus. Various acclaimed academicians including His Excellency, Prof. K. K. Agarwal, Prof Sabu Thomas, congratulated the students for their achievements and expressed sincere hope that they will continue in the path of progress in their professional and personal lives. The chancellor of JIS University, SardarTaranjit Singh and vice chancellor Prof.Indranil Sengupta also addressed the attendees.

More than 1000 students of JIS University received merit medals and final degrees from His Excellency for extraordinary performance. Sarani Chowdhury, M.Sc. (Biotechnology) 2018, Priya Mondal,M.Sc. (Biotechnology) 2018, Tanaya Das, MBA (Management) 2019, Beneeta Nag, M.Sc. (Physics)  2020, Barnali Ghosh, B.Sc. (Biotechnology) 2020, Kiran Kaur, B.Ed. (Education) 2020 were awarded gold medals for securing the highest marks in various streams.

Speaking on the occasion, the Governor of West Bengal said, “My heartfelt congratulations to all the wonderful talents who shall be graduating today in different faculties.  I also congratulate this for being a part of Eastern India’s largest, most trusted multi-disciplinary and unitary University. I am also happy to hear that JIS University has tied up with different organizations, foreign universities, various chambers of commerce and trade bodies for a harmonious and holistic growth.”

The chancellor of JIS University said, “The year 2020 has been a difficult year for all. The strength and resilience shown by the faculty members, students and administrative staff during the tough times of the pandemic were commendable.”

The vice chancellor added that, “It is a wonderful opportunity for all of us to be a part of the first convocation of JIS University. The JIS University is a proud part of JIS Group Educational Conglomerate, which is one of the largest educational groups in India and has been relentless in its mission towards providing quality education and knowledge to students from all sections of the society. We believe that our students and their professional growth will help JIS University emerge as a world-class university.”

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