Union Education Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan will attend the XXVII convocation of the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) on May 21.
Pradhan, who also holds charge of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship portfolio, will deliver the convocation address besides giving away prizes and medals to the various awardees, in the presence of Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma as the guest of honour.
A total of 127 medal winners, including 38 University Gold Medal Winners and 87 Rector’s Gold Medal Winners in various categories, would receive their respective awards from the dignitaries present in the do.
Professor PS Shukla, Vice-Chancellor, NEHU will preside over the XXVII Convocation Ceremony and admit the candidates to their respective degrees.
In all, 2103 candidates comprising 83 PhD, 6 M Phil, 540 post graduates and 1474 graduates in various streams are expected to receive their respective degrees in person, while a total of 13,855 others shall be conferred upon their respective degree in absentia during the Convocation.