Delhi Technological University (DTU) organized annual Convocation on November12, 2014. His Excellency Shri. Najeeb Jung, Lt. Governor of Govt of Delhi and Chancellor of DTU presided over the ceremony. Shri Mangu Singh, Managing Director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) was the chief guest and delivered the convocation address. Shri Anindo Majumdar, IAS, Principal Secretary, Training and Technical Education, Govt of Delhi was the guest of honor.
Delhi Technological University, traces its origin to – Delhi Polytechnic established in the year 1941 to cater the needs of Indian industries for trained technical manpower with practical experience and sound theoretical knowledge. The institution was set up at historic Kashmere Gate campus. The national diploma awarded by the institution was recognized as equivalent to degree level for the purposes of employment. In 1952 the polytechnic was converted to Delhi college of Engineering and was affiliated with University of Delhi and started formal Degree level Programmes. From July 2009, the DCE has become Delhi Technological University vide Delhi act 6 of 2009.
His Excellency Lt. Governor and Chancellor of university Shri Najeeb Singh Congratulated all degree recipients of the university and motivated the students to serve the country. This country needs services of bright students like them to take the country to further heights. He awarded Chancellor’s Medals to overall topper of under graduate and graduate student of each batch.
In the Convocation address Shri Mangu Singh, Managing Director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, said “The first step for achieving “Make In India” campaign launched by H’ble Prime Minister of India starts with your brilliant vision, innovation and intellectual property you generate and its sustenance bank upon your actions and deeds in this globally competitive world”. He motivated the students to achieve the same by building competency and practicing punctuality along with discipline and integrity.
While presenting the annual report Prof. Pradeep Kumar H’ble Vice Chancellor DTU said “The University has responded pragmatically to the large increase in its intake by substantially reorienting itself academically, technologically and administratively and using it as a great opportunity to retain its leadership in engineering education in the country”. He also informed with pride that DTU has been awarded as the “Emerging Technical University of the Year” at the Annual Study World Excellence Awards organised by Study World Education Confluence 2013
In this convocation (2014), 72 medals were awarded to the graduates and post graduates students. A total of 1947 students of Delhi Technological University were conferred degree, which includes 01 Ph.D., 592 M. Tech., 120 M. B.A. 1172 B.Tech. 73 B.Tech. (Evening). In addition to this 1460 degrees were distributed to distributed to graduated of Delhi College of Engineering.
The president of Alumini association DCEDTUAA Shri Karnail Singh IPS along with other Alumni members graced the occasion. Around 1300 students registered for the convocation.