IGNOU 34th Convocation (Live): Education Minister Dr. Pokhriyal Awards Certificates, Watch

IGNOU holds its 34th Convocation today on Thursday, started at 11 AM. Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Nishank Pokhriyal attends the program virtually and awards the degree/certificates to the graduates. A report on 34th Convocation

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Apr 15, 2021 15:24 IST
IGNOU 34th Convocation (Live): Education Minister Dr. Pokhriyal Awards Certificates, Watch
IGNOU 34th Convocation Program- Photo- FB/IGNOU

IGNOU 34th Convocation Live: Indira Gandhi National Open University or IGNOU on Thursday holds its 34th Convocation online from Maidan Garhi. Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank is the chief guest on the occassion. During the 34th edition of Convocation of the world's largest University, IGNOU awards degrees, certificates and diplomas to more than 2.3 lakh students who have graduated in sessions- December 2019 and June 2020 Term End Examination.

IGNOU's 34th Convocation program is being held online this year in view of the ongoing situation that emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic. "Registered users can watch/attend the Live Convocation online, from 11:00 AM (IST). The program will be aired at IGNOU's Gyan Darshan Channel, SWAYAM Prabha Channels and the Facebook Page of the University", an official statement reads. 

Ahead of the Convocation, Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Nishank Pokhriyal delivered a message on the eve of the 34th Convocation. He extended his greetings and wishes to all those students who are going to be awarded their Degrees. In his message, Dr. Pokhriyal said that Indira Gandhi National Open University is the world's largest university and over the years it has gained new heights in different curriculums.

"Congratulations to all those students who are qualifying from the University and taking a new step forward in their lives, and also to the parents. I also congratulate IGNOU for taking the initiative to adopt the New Education Policy 2020", said Union Education Minister Dr. Pokhriyal.

Read- IGNOU 34th Convocation Program on 15th April from 11 AM

Eligibility for 34th Convocation:

According to the official statement from the IGNOU, the students who have completed their Programme in December 2019 and June 2020 Term-end Examination are eligible for the 34th Convocation registration and participation. For any other query in this regard, candidates can send email at [email protected]

How to Watch IGNOU's 34th Convocation Live:

Watch Live at Gyandarshan

Eligible and registered students can watch 34th Convocation program live at the direct link given here. Students can also watch the Convocation at the official Facebook Page of IGNOU, SWAYAM Prabha Channel no- 17, 18, 19 and 20 that are managed by IGNOU. The Convocation is starting at 11:00 AM today and Union Education Minister being the chief guest to deliver the inaugural address, virtually.