The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will conduct its 27th Convocation on 16th April 2014 at the IGNOU main campus at Maidan Garhi, for students who passed in December 2012 and June 2013 Term End Examinations (TEE).
Shri Ashok Thakur, Secretary, Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, GOI will be the Chief Guest and deliver the convocation address and Dr. Vijitha Nanayakkara, Vice Chancellor, The Open University of Sri Lanka shall be the Guest of Honour. Prof. M. Aslam, Vice Chancellor, IGNOU will preside over the function.
The 27th convocation will be held at the Convention Centre in IGNOU's main campus at Maidan Garhi from 02.30 PM to 04.30 PM. It will be simultaneously organised at the 53 Regional Centres, wherever the number of candidates attending the convocation is expected to be 100 or more.
The students have to get themselves registered for the 27th Convocation by paying Rs.400/- per degree / certificate at the convocation.
Award of gold medals to the meritorious students will be given for December 2012 and June 2013 term end examinations.
In addition to that, special awards will also be presented - such as Prof. G. Ram Reddy Memorial Gold Medal, Indian Bank sponsored Gold and Silver Medals, CEMCA cash award, Mother Teresa cash award and Prof. R. K. Grover Endowment cash award, etc.