KIIT University Celebrates Achievements and International Ties at Special Convocation

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Bhubaneswar, May 30: The Special Convocation of KIIT Deemed to be University on May 30, 2024, was highlighted by inspiring speeches and recognition of the institution’s notable achievements. Distinguished speakers, including the Mongolian Ambassador to India, Mr. Ganbold Dambajay, praised the university’s contributions to education and women’s empowerment. Each year, a special convocation is organized for the international students studying at KIIT DU.

A total of 665 candidates received their degrees at the ceremony. In the field of medicine, 158 students were awarded DM, MD/MS, and MBBS degrees. Additionally, 94 students received BDS (Dental) degrees, and 96 were awarded M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Nursing. At the Special Convocation, KIIT also awards degrees to its international students. Among foreign students, three received Ph.D. degrees, 41 received postgraduate degrees, and 273 were awarded undergraduate degrees.

Commending KIIT, KISS, and KIMS for their efforts in empowering women, Mr. Dambajay remarked, “The real power in any household belongs to the ladies. In my country, women play a major role in society. I am happy to note that KISS also provided opportunities to young girls for self-empowerment. In time, they will significantly contribute to society.”

He encouraged the young graduates to conquer the world with their hard work and dedication to society.

Ambassador Mr. Dambajay emphasized the historical and spiritual connections between India and Mongolia. “Mongolian-Indian relations date back 2000 years. Monks used to come to study at Nalanda University at a time when there were no means of transport,” he said. He also recalled the spiritual bond, noting, “Monks from here collected water from the River Ganga and poured it into a lake in eastern Mongolia, which came to be known as Lake Ganga.”

KIIT Chancellor Mr. Ashok Parija celebrated the students’ achievements, stating, “Our students have distinguished themselves both in academics and outside.” He credited the Founder of KIIT & KISS, Dr. Achyuta Samanta, for his tireless dedication as the driving force behind KIIT’s success and urged the students to “embrace the challenge, be bold in your aspirations, and compassionate in your actions.”

KIIT Pro Chancellor Dr. Subrata Kumar Acharya highlighted the rapid strides the university has made, noting its position among the top 10 in the country by Times Higher Education.

Dr. CBK Mohanty, Pro Vice Chancellor of the School of Medicine, addressed the graduating students, stating, “This is the end of your educational careers, but this is the stepping stone for the future to achieve milestones. Please seek a dream for a brighter future, plan, and pursue a good life ahead.”

Vice Chancellor Prof. Saranjit Singh emphasized the university’s international collaborations, stating, “More than 20 MoUs have been signed with international universities, including a cluster of 22 US universities.” He proudly noted that KIIT’s TBI has won the Successful Incubator Award by Startup Odisha and celebrated five students who have qualified for the Paris Olympics.

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