21st convocation ceremony of AKTU concluded, medals were awarded to meritorious students

In the 21st convocation ceremony of AKTU, gold medals were awarded to meritorious students. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University organized the ceremony where gold, silver, and bronze medals were bestowed upon diligent students. The Chancellor’s Medal and a cash prize of ₹31,000 from the Bank of Baroda were awarded to Mohsin Afroj, the university’s top graduate from the Institute of Engineering and Technology, Meerut.

The honorable Governor and Chancellor, Mrs. Anandiben Patel, highlighted the significance of such convocations, emphasizing the responsibility of graduates to contribute positively to the nation’s progress. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s focus on youth and initiatives like Startup India and the Vishwakarma Yojana were praised for fostering innovation and self-employment.

The Education Minister, Mr. Ashish Patel, acknowledged the positive changes in higher education in the state and commended the universities for their achievements. He emphasized the need for technical education to address societal issues and praised the university for introducing new courses and degrees for working professionals.

The convocation also witnessed the distribution of awards, including the Student Startup Award in three categories. Aradhana Kannaujiya received the Best Women-Led Startup Award, Startup Arepnics private limited of Aditya Singh from Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology for the Disabled received the Best Social Impact Startup Award, and Prashant Verma from Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology received the Best Tech Innovation Startup Award.

Overall, more than 49,000 students will be awarded degrees, including 1 Chancellor’s Medal, 1 Kamal Rani Varun Medal, 39 gold medals, 27 silver medals, 27 bronze medals and 112 PhD awards. The convocation highlighted the university’s progress and its commitment to innovation and research.