39th Convocation, 2019

11-01-2019

NID's 39th Convocation Day was held on Friday, 11 January, 2019 at NID Ahmedabad Campus from 5.00 pm onwards and Mr. Rahul Mehrotra, Renowned Architect & Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design had kindly consented to be the Chief Guest on this occasion.

A total of 371 students graduated from various disciplines: 107 students from the 4 year Bachelor of Design; 263 students from the 2½ year Master of Design; and 1 student from the 2½ year Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Design. By far this year’s Convocation saw the highest number of NID students’ getting convocated.

On this occasion, following events too are being held:
  • Like each year, 'Young Designers - Graduate Show 2019', an exhibition of the works of the graduating students was displayed across the campus.
  • ICIC (International Center for Indian Crafts) had set up Craft Bazaar to bring in yet another opportunity of interaction with craft communities. Crafts people and craft lead organisations were invited to NID Campus to showcase their craft products in the BMW (Behind the Metal Workshop), NID Ahmedabad Campus along with Students and Few Alumni connect with Crafts.
  • Additional display of current students' works, were also organised at NID Gandhinagar campus.

These exhibitions were open for public viewing from 12 till 18 January, 2019 between 10.00 am and 5.00 pm at the respective campuses.

Watch: Speech by the Chief Guest Shri. Rahul Mehrotra, Renowned Architect & Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design

Watch: Video of the ceremony

Download: Director's Address on 39th Convocation Day 2019