SRM University- AP conducted its 2nd convocation ceremony for the Class of 2022 on Saturday, October 08, 2022, at 3 pm. A total of 1149 students were awarded their graduate degrees at the glorious event held at the APJ Abdul Kalam Auditorium. “As you look forward to the future, I wish you taking action on the key technical, social, and environmental issues that our world is facing today,” said the chief guest of the day, Dr K Radhakrishnan, former ISRO Chairman, in his address.
The ceremony commenced with the welcome address and annual report by Vice-Chancellor Prof Manoj K Arora. “In our objective of being a globally connected, nationally relevant, and regionally transformative university, we are on the path of excellence in knowledge creation and dissemination,” commended him while highlighting the university’s performance and achievements in the academic milieu.
The event continued with the convocation address of Founder Chancellor Dr T R Paarivendhar and Pro-Chancellor, Dr P Satyanarayanan. They enunciated how SRM sets out on its journey with an unflinching vision to grow into a trailblazer in higher education, offering learning par excellence and keeping in line with global academic standards.
“We have always envisioned being a changemaker in the areas of research, placement, entrepreneurship, and higher studies, and we are immensely proud of the profuse accomplishments of our students in these fields, be it the inspiring research endeavours, enviable placement offers, innovative startup plans and exciting opportunities for higher learning,” said Dr P Satyanarayanan.
Pro Vice-chancellor of SRM AP, Prof D Narayana Rao, read out the Citation and Chancellor, Dr T R Paarivendhar conferred the honorary doctorate on Dr S Chandrasekhar, Chairperson, TDB, and Secretary, DST. In his acceptance speech, Dr S Chandrasekhar congratulated the graduands and talked about his vision of a sustainable planet where India becomes an innovation-driven country in the next 20 years. He further called upon the girl students of SRM AP to be the next generation leaders of tomorrow.
The ceremony proceeded to hand the degrees of merit to the deserving students. Over the years, SRM University- AP has carved a niche for itself in the realm of higher education. The learning destination has achieved numerous milestones for its phenomenal academic performance and purpose-driven endeavours in the Indian educational scenario. SRM AP has earned an enviable reputation of being one of the finest emerging universities in the country within a short span of time. “The university campus has become a breeding ground for excellence and is becoming a revolution in the academic landscape of the country,” remarked the students when asked about their feelings after graduating from SRM University- AP.
Awards, degrees, and medals were presented for BTech, BBA, BA, BSc, MBA and PhD programmes, and the pledge was administered. Members of the Board of Management and Academic Council, Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof D Narayana Rao, Registrar Dr R Premkumar, Former Vice-Chancellor and Advisor of the university Prof V S Rao, Deans, Directors, Heads of the departments, faculty and staff members, alums, parents of graduands were present on the occasion.
The ceremony culminated with the National anthem, and all the graduates dispersed in exuberant joy!Know More