Sunday, 2 February 2014

Press Release- Press Conference, Seventeenth Convocation 2014

Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University Jaunpur
Press Release- Press Conference, Seventeenth Convocation 2014
Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University Jaunpur is going to hold its 17th convocation on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at Sangosthi Bhavan. His Excellency Sri B L Joshi, Governor of Uttar Pradesh and Chancellor of the University shall preside over the convocation function.Prof. Ashok Gulati, Chairman of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India will be the chief guest on this occasion. The members of University Executive and Academic Council will also grace the ceremony.
The University has completed its 26 years of excellence in the field of higher learning and research. Thirty four students will be awarded Gold Medal for standing first in the order of merit for the academic session 2012-13 of different courses running in the ten faculties including Agriculture, Art, Commerce, Education, Law, Science, Management Studies, Applied Social Sciences and Humanities, Engineering and Technology, and Medicine, and 337 students will be awarded Ph.D. degree in their respective subjects.
The faculty members of the University are engaged in advance research in different academic areas, several teachers have been awarded advance research grants from different funding agencies including UGC, ICSSR, DST etc. The Department of Applied Psychology has been accredited by Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programmes (CACREP) USA for their high quality research and teaching. The University has organized national seminars (Advances in Management Practices and; Corporate Social Responsibility), workshops (International workshop on Counseling skills in Health profession and schools; Multivariate analysis in Psychological and management research; and Science Communication: Script writing, camera, editing and filmmaking) and Faculty Development Program during the session.
The University has embarked in the sports also; students of the University won five Gold medals in All India inter-University sports competition under individual events category. University team secured first position in East-Zone inter-University male Hockey and male cricket   tournaments, and second position in East-Zone inter-University male Kabaddi and female cricket tournaments. Rajendra Bind, a student of  Handia PG College, Handia,  Allahabad participated in World universities athletics tournament held in Kazan Russia, our cricket team has participated in All Inidia University Cricket Championship (UCC) organized by NDTV - Toyota. Our students Lalit Upadhaya and Pratibha Chaudhary have been the part of Junior India Hockey team.
The University has identified several thrust areas for further development such as revision of syllabus, automation of processes, up gradation of laboratories, R&D activities, preparation of annual calendar etc.

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