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The 24th Convocation of Manipal University, Manipal will be held on Saturday, 6th May, 2017.

Given below are certain important guidelines for students to follow for smooth conduct of the Convocation. Students are requested to read them carefully and adhere to the instructions.
Online registration will be deactivated on April 20, 2017 at 5.00 pm.

Day and Date : Saturday, 6th May 2017.
Venue - Dr TMA Pai International Convention Centre, MG Road, Mangaluru, 575005, Karnataka.
Time - 5.00 pm – 8.00 pm

Dr Joanna Flynn AM, MBBS, MPH, HonDMedSc, FRACGP Chair, Medical Board of Australia will be the Chief Guest for the convocation .
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Awarding Degrees

  • Undergraduate
  • PG Diploma
  • Postgraduate
  • Super specialties
  • PhD
  • Gold Medal


In order to participate in Convocation, you must register not later than April 20, 2017. Eligible students who want to receive their degrees at the Convocation are required to submit their application online through University website. . Link for the same is given below:- Click here for Online registration
Offline applications will NOT be accepted. Students who have already collected their degree certificates in absentia are not eligible to receive the degree at this Convocation. Students who have successfully completed course requirements will be eligible to register online.
Online registration will be deactivated on April 20, 2017 at 5.00 pm.

Visa for Parents

Students who require a letter signed by the College to assist your parents for obtaining visa to attend the Convocation ceremony shall complete the Letter request form which is available in the Convocation website. The letter will be provided to only those students who have graduated and are eligible to receive the degree at this Convocation. Filled up applications has to be sent to Heads of their respective college

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Instructions for Awardees


You are hereby advised to report one day prior to the convocation or on the day of the Convocation to complete convocation formalities at the institutional level. On the day of the Convocation ceremony awardees must collect their ceremonial gown by showing their confirmed registration email at the respective counters made available at the Convention Centre, as mentioned below. :

Time Students Venue
Between 10.00 am and 1.00 pm. Undergraduate, PG Diploma, Postgraduate,
Fellowships, Super specialtie
Dr TMA Pai International Convention Hall
Between 2.00 pm. and 2.30 pm. PhDs Dr TMA Pai International Convention Hall

  • Awardees shall assemble at the venue by 3.30 pm on the day of the convocation and meet their respective institution coordinators to confirm their participation.
  • Convocation procession will start at 5.00 pm.
  • All awardees including Ph.D’s / Gold Medalists / Super- Specialty awardees are to be seated before start of the procession.
  • Seating plan will be displayed at the venue. Stickers having details of awardees names and registration numbers will be pasted on the designated chairs.
  • While awarding the degrees, awardees should line up in the proper order to ensure minimum loss of time.
  • Dinner will start soon after the function.
  • If you are unable to attend the Convocation after registration process, kindly send a mail to institution concerned and obtain the confirmation of the cancellation.

Parents & Guests

Parents and guests are requested to be seated at the Convocation Auditorium 30 minutes before the commencement of the Convocation ceremony at 5.00 pm. at the designated area.

For any clarification, please feel free to contact your respective college office.