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29,575 to get degrees at BU convocation

Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: A total of 29,575 students will be awarded degrees at the 42nd annual convocation of the Bangalore University here on Saturday. Sixty-seven candidates will receive their Ph.Ds, while the toppers in various disciplines will be awarded 204 gold medals and 72 cash prizes.

Honorary doctorate degrees will be conferred on Rashtrakavi G.S. Shivarudrappa; cine actor B. Saroja Devi and social activist Ruth Manorama. Supreme Court senior advocate Fali S. Nariman will deliver the convocation address, Vice-Chancellor H.A. Ranganath said on Friday.

Rank holders

Here is the list of first rank holders under some disciplines: M.A. Kannada - Chaithali K.S.; English - Nazia Obed; Hindi - Nirmala Kumari; History - Ananthalakshmi G.; Music - Shubhamangala G.K.; Drama -Champa P. Shetty; Dance - Ananth B.N.; Political Science - Urooj Fathima; Sociology - Nimsha Verma; Sanskrit - Sidramayya Hiremath; Telugu -Sayeshwari K.; Urdu - Abida Sayeedi R.; Women Studies - Syeda Akthar Esaan A.; Economics - Fathima Bee M.; Philosophy - Kiran Kumar M.S.

M.F.A. (Visual Arts) - Shubha Shivalli; M.S.W. - Pruthvi R.; M.S. Communication - Sangeetha Janachandran; B.A. - Syeda Shehnaz Begum; B.A. (Vocational) - Divya Rachel Alexander; B.F.A.--Vipin Bhadauria; M.Com.--Philomena Correa; M.B.A. (Day) - Bhavya P.K.; M.B.A. (Evening) - Ravindranath K.P.; M.F.A. (Commerce) - Amith B. Shah; M.T.A. - Gudavelli Sri Jyothi; B.Com. - Shruthi B.N.; B.Com. (Vocational) - Sahana Jain B.B.; B.H.M. - Anita Sinha; B.B.M. - Nisha J.; M.Ed. - Sindhu V.; M.P. Ed. - Jemima Parimalam S.; B.Ed. - Manjula S.; B.P.Ed. - Chowdegowda.

B.E. Information Science & Engineering - Manjula D.N.; Civil Engineering - Mahesh S.; Electrical & Electronics Engineering - Ramya N.; Electronics & Communication Engineering - Suraj N.; Computer Science & Engineering - Gitanjali Bhutani; Mechanical Engineering - Srinivas Chandrashekhar; B.Arch.- Bina Devi.

Gold medallists

Topping the list of gold medallists with six medals each were Chaithali K.S. (M.A. Kannada), Aatika Nizam (M.Sc. Chemistry) and Aruna Ranganathan (B.Sc.). The following students won five gold medals: Rama Bharathi M. (M.Sc. Physics); Murthy B.K. (M.Sc. Geology) and Ashish Gupta (L.L.B.)

Other winners with four gold medals each were Narasimha Swamy S. (M.A. Kannada); Anantha Lakshmi G. (M.A. History); Fathima Bee M. (M.A. Economics); Saranya Venkataraman (M.Sc. Mathematics); Sham Prasad R. (M.Sc. Botany); Shruthi B.N. (B.Com.); Manjula S. (B.Ed.) and Mahesh S. (B.E. Civil Engineering).

Parking

The university has arranged parking facilities for convocation students and guests at Prasanna Kumar block, Palace Road, Government Arts College premises and Central College premises.

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