Au revoir class of 2018: Convocation ceremony at Jagran Lakecity University


The time has arrived for the newly graduates to pack their bags and move on with their lives, reaching out for dreams and fulfilling goals. Somewhere between marking proxy, submitting assignments on deadlines, competing for ranks and sugar coating professors, everyone grew. The good, the bad and the ridiculous of moments are stories now. Stories that will be continued to reminisce the good old days of college.


It is time to venerate the years of tough grind embedded by the students and teachers of Jagran Lakecity University, it’s time to take out the robes and hats, its Convocation! The fourth Convocation ceremony at JLU Bhopal for the class of 2018 held on 2nd December was a heart-warming affair when the once freshmen lay robe accoutred to receive their degrees. A total of 73 postgraduate degrees, 338 undergraduate degrees and 1 PhD were awarded to the students signifying the incipience of a new phase of life.


The University bestowed Honoris Causa to Prof (Dr) Ranbir Singh, Vice-Chancellor, National Law University for his significant & influential work, along with augmentation in his respective field. Ten marquee Chancellor’s Gold Medals, eleven Rankers certificates, one PhD & one Award Certificate to elites & meritorious students by Hon'ble Governor Her Excellency Smt. Anandiben Patel was presented.


Greeting the audience at the University premises, Prof. (Dr.) Anoop Swarup, Vice Chancellor, Jagran Lakecity University spread his yearnings to the students saying “We are poised that our students shall be competent to suffice all the hurdles faced by them. Our convocation reflects JLU’s efforts in shaping future experts who will endeavour to bring about a concrete change around them,” The graduation students vouched to brace the noble cause of national development, rational pursuance’s, morals, courage and hard work and the need to sustain justice, authority and the capital of natural resources.


The Chief Guest and Hon'ble Governor Her Excellency Smt. Anandiben Patel felicitated the disciples on attaining another milestone in their lives. She emphasized to remain associated with the research work and to move forth by reading biographies of the great personalities. She further told the students to utilize their education to serve the nation. The Governor stated that the erudite institutions established by the Great personalities of the country have proven themselves beneficial in their objectives even now. She advised youth to connect and work in rural areas. Furthermore, she pushed universities of the state to disseminate education in rural regions as well.

Shri. Hari Mohan Gupta, Chancellor, Jagran Lakecity University praised the students and parents in his address. JLU Bhopal, in a short span of five years, is reckoned as one of the elite institutions of central India. It is the consequence of exceptional alliance and unrivalled resolution determined by the members of the JLU family. He ended with a note to the graduating students saying “sincerity, courage, probity and trustworthiness are the only laws that would enhance us as a nation”.