The First Convocation
The first convocation of the University was held on 31st March, 2011 at the Sardar
Patel University Auditorium. The convocation was presided over by Hon’ble Chancellor,
Dr. G.C. Srivastava. The Chief Guest of the occasion was Hon’ble Smt. Sarika Devender
Singh Baghel, Member of Parliament. It was attended by a large number of dignitaries.
Dr. Mukti Bhatnagar, President and Dr. Atul Krishna, Founder Subharti Institutions
also graced the occasion. The convocation procession included the dignitaries mentioned
above, all the members of Court, Executive Council, Academic Council, Dean, all the
Faculties and Principals of the Colleges.
The proceedings started with Lighting of the Lamp, rendition of Vande Matram, Subharti
Geet and floral felicitations of all the dignitaries.The Hon’ble Chancellor initiated
the convocation ceremony. The brief report of the University was read by Pro Vice-Chancellor,
Dr. N.K. Ahuja, copy of which was duly handed over to all present. Causa Honoris
was awarded by Hon’ble Chancellor to Shri Babu Singh Baliyan “Raghuvanshi” for his
memorable contribution to the society by doing selfless social work and giving a
new concept regarding Lord RAM and making his character acceptable and adorable
to people irrespective of the religion they profess. Before distribution of the
degrees, the Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor imparted a Word of Wisdom to all the recipients of
degree. In total 619 students [M.Phil(Law)-2, M.Phil(LIS)-8, MLIS-17, BLIS-35, PGD(Law)-3,
MBA-20, MDS-22, M.Sc.Medical-1, MPT-4, B.Ed.-407 and B.P.Ed.-100] were eligible
to receive the degrees by Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor. The meritorious students were
given medals by the Hon’ble Chancellor. Certificate of Excellence to the toppers of
each stream and in each subject were also awarded by the Hon’ble Chief Guest. The Convocation
Address was delivered by the Hon’ble Chief Guest whereas Hon’ble Chancellor and
the Hon’ble President of the Trust also showered their blessings and advice to the
The function concluded with a Vote of Thanks and National Anthem, thereafter, the
procession marched out of the Convocation Hall. A group photograph was also taken.
The entire ceremony was impeccably conducted with great pomp and fanfare.