The Twentieth Convocation of the University was held on December 12, 2015. Dr Raghunath A Mashelkar, FRS, National Research Professor and President, Global Research Alliance was the Chief Guest for the occasion. Dr Mashelkar delivered the convocation address and also presented scholastic medals to the students of the University. In his motivational address he talked about the ‘Nirma Spirit’; pondered upon the value for money; striving for ultra-low costs, extreme affordability and disruptive innovation; and five golden rules to success. He congratulated the graduating students and the medal winners and wished that they would begin a successful ‘journey up the limitless ladder of excellence and achievement’.
During the convocation, the students from the Institute of Technology, Institute of Pharmacy, Institute of Science and Institute of Law were conferred degrees by Dr Karsanbhai K Patel, the President of the University. In all 1870 students were awarded degrees and 48 students were awarded medals during the convocation. Dr Patel delivered the Presidential address on the occasion. Dr Anup Singh, Director General, Nirma University presented the concluding address at the convocation.