Convocation 2015 – Through the Lens

JU News Desk
Published: October 2016

Special moments, shared with friends, family and mentor, the Convocation Ceremony at Jain University afforded the best platform for celebrating education, success and hopes for future.

conv-1Looking forward to begin another chapter in their lives, the students and research scholars of Jain University convened at the Global Campus to be a part of the 5th Annual Convocation of the University. Accompanied by friends and family, they rejoiced in the moment that would be one of the defining milestones in their careers. Cheering and encouraging the batch of 2015 were the officials, faculty members and esteemed guests of the University, proud and joyous to see the youngsters whom many of them have helped mould. We bring to you here the captured moments of this precious day!

1 A Moment Together: Three friends take a moment before the Graduation Ceremony to capture their last day together on campus.

2 From Far and Near: The geographical boundaries blur as students of different nationalities come together to celebrate their big day. They would forever carry this slice of life lived in India at Jain University.

3 Shared Pride: Swathi with her parents and friend after being awarded Gold Medal for achieving 1st Rank in B.Com.

4 In the Ceremonials: Waiting to enter the hall, this enthusiastic lot poses for the camera in their gowns and caps.



Sombre and solemn, jubilant and excited, triumphant and apprehensive, several emotions ran through the packed hall as the Convocation Ceremony commenced. From the band accompanying the procession to the encouraging speech by the Vice Chancellor, Convocation became a bouquet of memorable moments.


Excerpts from the Welcome Address :

con-4Jain University has completed six years since its inception in 2009 and has shown tremendous growth and progress during this period. Innovation, Research and Development are the continuous processes in our University where an emphasis is laid on enhancing and developing the skills of education. The teaching faculties are involved in active research, academic development and organize and attend workshops, seminars and conferences both at International and National levels and present research papers. Today besides being a ceremony for students to rejoice and receive their degrees, it is also an occasion for them to look back at the struggle and hard work they have put in to earn their merit credentials. It is also a day for them to appreciate the sense of responsibility, commitment, dedication, discipline and values, which the Welcome Address Jain University – 5th Convocation 13 University has inculcated in them. We hope that these values prove to be an asset and a guiding force to achieve their goals.
– Dr. N. Sundararajan


1 Erudite Endeavour:Dr. Manjunath, Controller of Examinations carrying the mace at the head of the Convocation Procession.

2 Marching On: Students from various faculty make their way to the auditorium for the commencement of the ceremony

3 Invoking the Blessings: Students from the department of performing arts at JU have been known to give many a mesmerizing concerts.

4 Commencement: Dr. C.G. Krishnadas Nair declaring the Convocation Open by the power invested in him as the Chancellor of Jain University.



Admission to Degrees

Hard work, dedication and perseverance came to a fruition for the research scholars as they received their degrees. 37 MPhil and 24 PhD candidates across different faculties were awarded their degrees during the 5th Annual Convocation. Pursuing research in varied core and multidisciplinary areas the research scholars enrich the spirit of enquiry and exploration that is harboured by the University.


1 Dr. Rajashekarappa receiving his doctoral degree | Stream: Computer Science and Engineering

2 Arathi Sudarshan being awarded PhD Degree | Stream: Mathematics

3 H S Sathyanarayana receiving his degree | Stream: Kannada

4 Vibhavari Kumar being awarded her degree | Stream: Cultural Studies

5 Lakshminarayana Ambi Subramaniam received an M.Phil Degree at the Convocation | Stream: Cultural Studies

6 Mridula N. Murthy successfully completed her M. Phil and was awarded for the same | Stream: Psychology

7 Ragitha Rajendran received an M.Phil Degree at the Convocation | Stream: English

8 Bindu Subramaniam was awarded M.Phil Degree | Stream: Cultural Studies