Staff Reporter / New Delhi
President of India Ram Nath Kovind will be the chief guest at the annual convocation of Jamia Millia Islamia to be held on October 30.
“Kovind, who is also visitor of the JMI, will be the chief guest at the annual convocation on October 30. This will be his first visit to the university,” said a JMI official.
Talking to Indian Awaaz university PRO-Media coordinator Ahmad Azeem said that over 5,000 students, including 360 gold medalists, who passed their exams in 2017 and 2018 will be awarded their degrees and diplomas at the grand convocation.
Next year, the varsity will complete 100 years and it is trying to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the centenary year celebrations, sources said.
The convocation ceremony will be organised at MAK Pataudi Sports Complex of the university.
Students of 2017 and 2018 batches are requested to contact office of the Controller of Examination, JMI for queries, he said.
Jamia Millia Islamia was founded in 1920 and became a central university in 1988.