Eighth Convocation of Centurion University of Technology and Management Odisha was held virtually.
This was a fitting finale of Centurion University’s efforts to ensure that the pandemic doesn’t impede the progress of its students.
It adopted online teaching learning process as well as conducted online examination as per its planned academic schedule, thus ensuring that the students graduate on time and are able to join jobs as well as progress with their future plans.
The University has also set up a ‘digital vault’ to enable students to download their degrees and transcripts from the safety of their homes.
Prof. Ganeshi Lal, the Governor of Odisha and Visitor of Centurion University, presided over the event and conferred the degree on the graduating students.
In his address, he congratulated the graduating students and urged them to strive for building a sustainable and equitable world.
Prof. Ganeshi Lal congratulated the University for seamlessly integrating conventional and vocational education as well is its social entrepreneurship initiatives
An honorary doctorate degree was conferred on Dr. Sreedhara Panicker Somnath, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Center on this occasion.
Dr. Somnath in his address his address congratulated all the graduates for getting their degree and urged the students to keep learning, adapting and reinventing themselves. He also highlighted our nation’s many successes in the space field.
Dr. (Prof.) Supriya Pattanayak, the Vice Chancellor of Centurion University of Technology and Management highlighted the significant achievements of Centurion University including its skill integrated and experiential pedagogy, strong focus on applied research and product development and 70%+ placements for its students.
Over 2200 students across 32 programs graduated from the University in the year 2020. Further, 8 PhD degrees, 10 Gold Medals and 42 Merit certificates in various disciplines were awarded.
Prof. Mukti Kanta Mishra, President and Prof. D.N Rao, Vice President graced the occasion.
Centurion University, established in 2010, has been notified as the First Skill University in the State of Odisha and is the only University in the country to be recognized as a “Centre of Excellence” by the Ministry of Skill Development Entrepreneurship. It is also accredited with NAAC (Grade A) and ICAR.