Convocation is a milestone for a university as it reflects the achievements of the students, teachers and the founders of the university. 21st October was one of the most memorable day in the history of the Yenepoya University as it was the Seventh Convocation of the University. With a cast of 421 graduates, chief guest, guests, friends and family who gathered in YENDURANCE(university auditorium) witnessed a truly momentous occasion
Chief guest Dr G.K Rath Head, National Cancer Institute-India, Chief, Cancer Center & Prof, Radiation Oncology, AIIMS, New Delhi, in his convocation address to graduates, stressed the importance of taking Clinical Research (Translational Research) in India as their career and concentrate on solving medical problems facing the country, as India is experiencing a rapid transition in the health sector.Guest of honour Mr. Faizal Kottikollon Chairman KEF Holdings, in his speech, emphasized on moving with the time and technology and briefed the importance of living a better life with good values.
Yenepoya Abdulla Kunhi (Honorable Chancellor, YU) presided the function. Graduates took their pledge to fulfil the expectations of founder and to be honest in the discharge of their duties and serve for the cause of the nation and they were awarded the gold medals and degree certificates. Dr. M. Vijiaya Kumar (Vice- Chancellor, YU), Dr. G. Shreekumar Menon(Registrar), Dr. B.T Nandish (Deputy Controller of Examinations), Y. Mohamed Kunhi (Chairman, IAE), Dr. Akhter Husain (Secretary, IAE) and other dignitaries were present in the programme.
The Program ended with the divine blessings and return of academic procession.