Aashirwaad and Award Ceremony 2018 was organized at The IIS University recently. On this occasion, juniors give heartfelt tribute to their seniors. Also, second and third position holders along with the winners of other academic and extra-curricular activities for the session 2017-18 were awarded in the ceremony.
In total, 524 student achievers were felicitated on the occasion. 157 students from different under graduate and post graduate courses, 87 students from various add-on certificate and Diploma courses, 08 research scholars, 86 student council members and 186 students who excelled in sports and other activities were awarded on the occasion. The first position holders were awarded in the annual function ‘Virasat 2018’ held last month.
Students who obtained second rank in academics were awarded with certificates, trophies and a cheque of Rs 1500, while students holding third position had to satisfy themselves with certificates and trophies.
After the award ceremony, the farewell began with Krishna Stuti. Nightingales of the university dedicated popular friendship songs such as Tu jo Mila…Yaaron Dosti Badi hi Ajeeb Hai…Tere Jaisa Yaar Kahan…Hum rahein ya na rahien kal…to the seniors. Seniors also couldn’t stop themselves to express their share of emotions. Therefore, they took the mikes and sung songs like Channa Mereya and Tera Yaar Hu Main…to name a few and brought smiles on everyone’s’ faces. Also, the faculties of the university also shared their love and gratitude towards outgoing students through singing songs such as Tumko Bhi Hai Khabar, Mujhko Bhi Hai Pata…Phool Khilte hain, Log Milte Hain…to name a few.
The university is famous for the cultural performances given by the students. So, the dancers performed semi-classical dance on some of the popular songs based on friendship. The enthusiasm and gusto of the party peeled off its layers with smiles, tears, reminiscences and a cultural bonanza comprising songs, dances and other eye-catching items. The IISU Theatrical Society performed a comical play “Chakina Ki Shadi” to give tribute to their seniors.
On this occasion, the Final year students of The IIS University were excited to take blessings and best wishes from their teachers and junior students and equally nervous to step into a new world. The occasion marked a very significant day for all the students embracing a new life taking away a bag loaded of mixed memories along them. They bid adieu with smiling faces, hopeful hearts, heads held high to do exceptionally well in their profession. With the blessings and lessons imparted, they know that they will do wonder and will add more jewels to the glory of the university.
Vice-Chancellor of the university, Dr. Ashok Gupta felt nostalgic while addressing the students. He said that the institution when dreamt had not thought of attaining the success it enjoys today and it feels elated to discover every now and then how well its old students are adding feathers by doing well at the professional as well as personal front.
Also, there was a moment when the seniors have a smile on their faces and eyes were wet when visual presentation was played that brought the students down the memory lane where they cherished the moments of being an IISuan. Head girls Yasha Singh and Divisha Agarwal shared beautiful experience they had with the juniors and teachers.
They say that best is kept for the last. So, Dr. Ashok Gupta ended this cultural extravaganza by singing one of his favorite songs “Aa chal ke tujhe main leke chalun”…and left the audience spell bound.
The title of IISU’s Crowning Glory was given to Manika Sharma. Jewel of IISU was given to Divisha Agarwal, Yasha Singh was declared Women of Substance. Ms. Crowning Glory title was given to Anjali Singh Ranjeerot, Aditi Vyas received Queen of Couture title and Tamanna Balwada declared Ms. Beauty with Brains while Jyoti Singh Chauhan received Shining Star of IISU title.