Programme Schedule

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018

Time Event
08.00 am - 12.00 pm
  • Registration (physically) and receipt of gown by the graduands at Rajendra Mishra Exhibition Hall.
  • Such candidates must participate in the Convocation Rehearsal at 02.30 pm in the NCC Ground. Registered candidates not attending the Convocation Rehearsal will not be permitted to attend the Convocation on January 20th, 2018.
12.01 pm - 02.30 pm
  • Registration (physically) and receipt of gown by the graduands.
  • Such candidates CAN NOT participate in the Rehearsal; they will only witness the Rehearsal in the NCC Ground. However, they will get their degree in the Convocation on January 20th, 2018.
02.30 pm Convocation registration will be closed
02.30 pm Admission to Convocation Hall (Candidates should be in their seats). The venue is NCC-ground.
02.45 pm Admission closed to the Convocation Hall
03.00 pm Academic procession arrives. (All present may kindly rise and remain standing till the dignitaries on the dais take their seats.)
03.02 pm - 08 pm
Pre-Convocation Ceremony -It has three components:

(a) Convocation Rehearsal - (the senators will not leave the venue after rehearsal; they will occupy the seats over the front rows in the audience). The venue is NCC-ground.
(b) Alumni Induction Programme - The venue is NCC-ground.
(c) Entertainment programme - The venue is BBA (Bhubaneswar Behera Auditorium).

SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 2018

Time Event
09.00 am Admission to Convocation Hall (Candidates should be in their seats
09.30 am Admission closed to the Convocation Hall
10.00 am Academic procession arrives. (All present may kindly rise and remain standing till the dignitaries on the dais take their seats.)
10.02 am Invocation
10.05 am Convocation declared open by the Chairperson, Board of Governors
10.06 am Welcome address and presentation of reports by the Director
10.36 am Award of degrees
11.55 pm Presentation of medals
12.05 pm Taking of pledge by the graduands
12.10 pm Address by the Chairperson, Board of Governors
12.20 pm Convocation address by the Chief Guest
12.55 pm Convocation declared closed by the Chairperson, Board of Governors
01.05 pm National Anthem (All present may kindly rise.)
01.15 pm Academic procession leaves. (All present may kindly rise and remain standing till the last senator leaves the hall.)
01.25 pm Lunch for senators, guests and graduands, parents and spouses. The venue is in the Community Centre.