JNU to hold its fourth convocation virtually in November
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: The Jawaharlal Nehru University on Monday announced that it will hold its fourth annual convocation ceremony virtually in November this year in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
In a statement issued on Monday, JNU registrar Pramod Kumar said the decision to hold a virtual ceremony this year was taken by the university’s executive council (EC).
“Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the convocation this year will be virtual. Soon, a notification will be issued, inviting the students to register themselves for participating in the virtual convocation,” he said in the statement.
This will be the university’s fourth convocation ceremony. JNU’s first convocation was held in 1972 but due to a controversial speech of the then students’ union president, the ceremony was discontinued for a long period.It resumed after 46 years in 2018.