The Eight Annual Convocation of Vels Institute of Science Technology and Advanced Studies(VISTAS) was held on June 11, 2018 at University Campus, Pallavaram, Chennai 600117 at 10:00 a.m. Dr. Ishari K.Ganesh, Chancellor of University, Presided Over The Convocation Function. Dr.p.Swaminathan, Vice-Chancellor. Welcomed The Gathering and Highlighted the Achievements of the University.
The Chief Guest of the Function was Thiru.BANWARILALPUROHIT, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu. He Deliver The Convocation Address and distributed Ph.D. Degree to 69 Candidates, Rank Holders 83 Candidates in Person.
The University conferred degree to 2217 graduands, which includes 41 Gold, 30 Silver, 26 Bronze Medalists, 1543 UG, 440 PG, 165 M.Phills and 69 Ph.Ds.
Honoris Causa degree was conferred on Dr.K.Sivan, Chairman, Space Commission & Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Dr.Kallol Roy, Chairman & Managing Director, Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited (Bhavani) by the Chancellor Dr.Ishari.K.Ganesh, in the Presence of Dr.A.Jothi Murugan, Vice-President (P&D), Dr.Arthi Ganesh, Vice-President(Academic), Dr.P.Swaminathan, Vice-Chancellor, Dr.A.R.Veeramani Registrar, Dr.S.Venkataraman, Controller of Examinations, Member of Board of Management and Academic Council of the University.