The IIS (deemed-to-be University), Jaipur, popularly known as International College for Girls (ICG), held its 6th Convocation on Saturday, 9th December, 2017.
- 38 Ph.D, 2 M.Phil, 513 post graduation, 1150 undergraduation, 39 Advanced Diploma degrees, as well as 59 gold medals and plaques, 16 endownment awards and 281 merit certificates were given to the graduands of Arts & Social Sciences, Commerce & Management, and Science in the Convocation.
- General V.K. Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs was the Chief Guest of the Convocation.
The Convocation is a formal graduation ceremony, in which degress and diplomas are awarded to those students who have been declared qualified in various examinations. Also, those students who have excelled in academics and other fields as per the norms of the institute are given gold medals and endownment awards.
The Vice-Chancellor Dr. Ashok Gupta declared this solemn event open by giving a welcome speech. With pride in his voice, he stated how the deemed-to-be University crossed several milestones in a short period of time. His statement “Girls with dreams become women with vision” received a loud applause by every individual who sat in the Convocation Hall. He also said that equality of women is not just a moral, humanitarian or fairness issue, but it is an issue of security, prosperity and peace. He concluded his speech with high hopes and expectations towards the students who pass out of this campus.
General V.K. Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs, who was the Chief Guest, addressed the graduands with a strong and interesting speech, citing various contemporary and historical examples to enumerate the importance of women empowerment. He encouraged the male members of the society to come forward to empower women.
Mr. Singh spoke in favour of the youth, saying that they have a proactive role in the making of New India. He also shared his experience of contesting in the general elections from the Ghaziabad constituency of Uttar Pradesh, which he had won to become the Member of Parliament in 2014, thus advising the graduands to believe in themselves.