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【ダドリ(インド)2015年10月31日PRNewswire=共同通信JBN】シブ・ナダル財団(Shiv Nadar Foundation)が設立した総合・学際研究大学のシブ・ナダル大学(SNU)は10月31日、初の卒業式を開いた。モザ・ビント・ナセル(Moza Bint Nasser)大学コンピューターサイエンス教授でカーネギーメロン大学コンピューターサイエンス学部ロボット工学教授のラジ・レディ氏、インド政府のアルビンド・スブラマニアン首席経済顧問が主賓として出席し、あいさつした。卒業式にはSNUの教職員や学生、両親らのほか、学界、経済団体、政府、メディアの代表も出席した。


2015年次学生のうち31人がコーネル、コロンビア、ニューヨーク、ダートマス、ジョージタウン各大学やデリー大学経済学部のような世界の一流大学の大学院に選抜された。第1期卒業生の95%はAmazon、PWC、コグニザント、タタ、L&T、Shapoorji Pallonji、デル、シュナイダーなどの一流企業に採用された。





Bhaswati Chakravorti

HCL Corporation & Shiv Nadar Foundation



ソース:Shiv Nadar University (SNU)

Shiv Nadar University Celebrates its First Convocation


DADRI, India, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire=KYODO JBN/- -

   Shiv Nadar University (SNU), a comprehensive, multidisciplinary research

university set up by the Shiv Nadar Foundation, today celebrated the

University's first convocation. Raj Reddy, Moza Bint Nasser University

Professor of Computer Science and Robotics in the School of Computer Science,

Carnegie Mellon University and Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor,

Government of India, attended the Convocation as the Guests of Honor and

addressed the gathering. The Convocation was attended by members from academia,

industry bodies and government, media, along with SNU faculty, students and


   Dr S N Balakrishnan, Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University said, "This is a

proud moment for the University as we celebrate the success of our first batch

of students who are on their way to join some of the best organisations and

institutions in the world. Our unique multidisciplinary curriculum and research

focus complemented by four years of relentless effort and hard work of the

faculty, staff and students have launched the University on its path of

excellence. Our present success is only a benchmark for us to raise the bar and

set higher standards of excellence in higher education in the country.

   Thirty one students from the Class of 2015 have been selected for higher

studies by some of the world's leading universities like Cornell, Columbia, New

York University, Dartmouth, Delhi School of Economics and Georgetown

University. 95% of the first graduating class have been recruited by

prestigious organizations like Amazon, PWC, Cognizant, Tata, L&T, Shapoorji

Pallonji, Dell and Schenider, among others.

   A total of 295 degrees were awarded at the SNU Annual Convention to students

who have successfully completed Bachelors and Masters degree- and Diploma

programs in the Academic Session 2014-15. The University also handed out Medals

to Toppers of first batch.

   SNU also awarded Honorary Doctoral Degrees to three stalwarts in their

respective fields - Fakir Chand Kohli, who is hailed as the father of the

Indian IT industry; Sayed Haider Raza, one of India's greatest icons of modern

and contemporary art and Dr Ashoke Sen, a world-renowned theoretical physicist.

   Launched in 2011, SNU has grown considerably in scale and scope. The

University currently has 1,800 students pursuing degrees across four schools:

School of Humanities & Social Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, School of

Engineering, and School of Management & Entrepreneurship. SNU has recently

launched a fifth school, the School of Extended Education and Professional


   For more information, please contact:

   Bhaswati Chakravorti

   HCL Corporation & Shiv Nadar Foundation



   SOURCE: Shiv Nadar University (SNU)