Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida (ranked at 56 in the ‘University’ category in India Rankings 2020) celebrated its sixth graduation ceremony virtually on July 15, owing to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It was hosted on the University’s social media channels – Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
University awarded degrees to 601 graduating students, including 24 PhDs, from various streams of Engineering, Natural Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences, Fine Arts, as well as Management.
Roshni Nadar Malhotra, Executive Director and CEO of HCL Corporation and Trustee, Shiv Nadar Foundation, and Shikhar Malhotra, Pro-Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University, addressed and congratulated the graduating students.
Dr. Rupamanjari Ghosh, VC, said, “This graduation ceremony is historic because it celebrates the culmination of the academic life at SNU of over 600 students after a very unusual semester, with the challenges of this pandemic forever uniting them as a Class. As they move out, the capabilities of critical and creative thinking, the training and experience here of cross-connecting of ideas will give them a clear edge in this fast-changing and uncertain world.”
Apart from over 600 students, the virtual graduation ceremony, showered with affectionate wishes from the faculty members, Department Heads and School Directors, was attended by their proud parents, friends and Shiv Nadar University’s mentors and staff.