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Don Bosco varsity convocation on Sept 10

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 Sep 2016 12:00 AM GMT

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Sept 6: In its continuous endeavour ‘to mould intellectually competent, morally upright, socially committed and spiritually inspired person at the service of India and the world of today and tomorrow, by imparting holistic and persolized education’ Assam Don Bocso University is all set to hold the Fifth annual convocation on September 10, 2016 at the University’s Azara Campus.

The Assam Governor and Visitor to the University will grace the occasion as the guest of honour, while Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal will be the chief guest for the event. Besides, dignitaries from civil, church and academic institutions will also be attending the convocation.

ADBU Chancellor and the Salesian Provincial of Guwahati Rev. Fr V.M. Thomas, and ADBU Vice Chancellor Dr. (Fr.) Stephen Mavely will be the main speakers at the solemn function that will be webcast live on

Degrees will be conferred on 647 students of which 172 students will receive bachelor’s degree in Engineering and

Technology, 31 M.Tech, 54 MSW, 23 MCA, 37 MBA degrees, 10 MA in Psychological Counseling, 9 MA in Human Rights, 11 MA in Mass Communication, 11 MA in Education and 16 MSc in Physics. Doctoral degrees will be conferred on 6 scholars.

In the Don Bosco Global Centre of Online and Distance Education courses, 267 students will be awarded degree under various programmes.

Gold Medals under various categories will be awarded to 13 outstanding graduates with the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average in each programme. The Chancellor’s medal for outstanding graduate in PG courses and the Vice Chancellor’s medal for outstanding graduate in UG courses for notable and exceptiol contribution to campus life will also be awarded on the occasion.

Students from every nook and corner of Northeast India (Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, galand, Sikkim and Aruchal Pradesh) as well as from other parts of India and from other Asian and African countries come to Assam Don Bosco University with an assemblage of heterogeneous culture, religion, caste, creed, etc. But here they lead their life in a cordial and harmonious atmosphere living as true Bosconians.

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