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Convocation Ceremony

Convocation Ceremony 2020
Date and Time10th January, 2020 at 3.00 - 5.00 p.m.
VenueAuditorium, 7th Floor
Attended by students graduatingApril 2019 & October 2018
Number of grads presentB.Arch. 2018: 56
B.Arch. 2018: 18
Ceremony CoordinatorProf. Kavita Pradhan
Faculty TeamProf. Kavita Pradhan, Prof. Shital M., Prof. Neha Korde
Guest InvitedDr. Priam Pillai (COO, MES)
Dr. Vasudevan Pillai (Founder & Chairman, MES)

We are pleased to announce that the Pillai College of Architecture’s Convocation Ceremony 2020 was held on 10th January, 2020. Graduating students of B.Arch. batch graduating in April 2019, B.Arch. batch graduating in October 2018 and their family members were present at the ceremony. Honourable COO of MES, Dr. Priam Pillai graced the occasion with his presence as the Chief Guest and gave an inspirational address to the new graduates. Among the other dignities were the respected Founder and Chairman of MES, Dr. Vasudevan Pillai, the Principal of PiCA Dr. Sudnya Mahimkar and Dr. Arif Merchant.

Convocation Ceremony Program
2.45: Assemble at Auditorium
3.00: Welcome message by Prof. Kavita Pradhan
3.05: Felicitation of Chief Guest – Dr. Priam Pillai by Principal Dr. Sudnya Mahimkar
3.10 – 3.20: Address by Principal Dr. Sudnya Mahimkar
3.20 – 3.30: Address by Chief Guest Dr. Priam Pillai
3.30: Graduation certificates distribution

  1. B.Arch. Batch 2018 &
  2. B.Arch. Batch 2019

4.30: Vote of Thanks by Dr. Aruna Reddy
4.40: Convocation class Pictures
5.00: Tea, Coffee refreshments in canteen.

Program Minutes:
Pillai College of Architecture’s Convocation Ceremony 2020 was held on 10th January, 2020. Graduating students of B.Arch. batch graduating in April 2019, B.Arch. batch graduating in October 2018 and their family members were present at the ceremony.

Welcome message was given by Prof. Kavita Pradhan.

Principal Dr. Sudnya Mahimkar felicitated the Chief Guest by giving him a pot of plant. She then addressed the students and gave a motivational speech.

Honourable COO of MES, Dr. Priam Pillai graced the occasion with his presence as the Chief Guest and gave an inspirational address to the new graduates. Respected Founder and Chairman of MES, Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai graced the occasion with his presence.

Degree distribution was done by Dr. Priam Pillai followed by Dr. Sudnya Mahimkar, Dr. Arif Merchant, Prof. Shubhangi Bhide, Prof. Yusuf Pardawala and Prof. R. Venkatesh.

Dr. Arif Merchant briefly wished the students all the best for their future.

Convocation pictures of entire batch of 2019 & 2018 were taken along with faculty.

Winner of PGMA award by PiCA alumni was announced by Prof. Kavita Pradhan. The best thesis award went to Anushka Shahdadpuri of batch 2019. Vote of Thanks was given by Dr. Aruna Reddy.