Third Convocation of CVV Held in Kochi

Chinmaya Vishwa Vidyapeeth, a Deemed-to-be-University, held it’s third convocation ceremony at the Le Meridian Hotel in Kochi on Sunday 8th October 2023. The event was graced by the presence of His Excellency Dr. Roger Gopaul, the High Commissioner of the High Commission of Trinidad and Tobago in India, who delivered the convocation address. Dr. Gopaul emphasized the importance of truthfulness, integrity, and unwavering dedication to achieving one’s life goals.

Highlighting the need for relentless effort and perseverance to attain success and contribute to the nation’s progress, Dr. Gopaul encouraged the students never to compromise on their values. He shared his personal experiences and how determination had played a crucial role in his achievements.

A total of 89 students from various schools within the university received their degrees during the ceremony. Swami Swaroopananda, the Global Head of Chinmaya Mission and the Chancellor of Chinmaya Vishwa Vidyapeeth presented the degrees to the successful graduates.

Swami Swaroopananda extended his warm wishes to the awardees, emphasizing the significance of their academic accomplishments. He advised the students to pursue success in life without compromising their values and to face life’s challenges with determination. Swami Swaroopananda emphasized that, regardless of how high one reaches in life, they should always cultivate love and compassion for all living beings.

Swami Advayananda, the President of Chinmaya International Foundation and University Trustee of CVV, delivered the Chinmaya Mission Pledge to the audience. Prof. Ajay Kapoor, the Vice Chancellor of Chinmaya Vishwa Vidyapeeth, welcomed everyone to the ceremony, and Prof. T. Asokan, the University Registrar-in-Charge, delivered the vote of thanks. Dr. Apparao Mukamala addressed the audience.

Three Gold Medals were awarded to the students who excelled in their academic endeavours.

Swami Vivekananda Saraswati, the Head of Chinmaya Mission Kerala, and Swami Sharadananda also participated in the event.