Margao, May 2013: Chowgule College organized its first Convocation Ceremony at its college premises recently for the graduating batch of 2010 – 2013. Students turned graduates received the coveted degrees in Bachelors of Science and Arts after having completed three years of excellence in academics.
The event was presided over by Chief Guest Prashant Shinde, President of Verna Industries Association, who delivered the convocation address. Also present at the occasion was the Principal Dr. R.V. Gaonkar, Vice Principal Dr. Sawant, students, parents and faculty members of the institute.
The Convocation ceremony began with a report on the institute’s performance highlighting the achievements of the institute during the last academic year. Prashant Shinde delivered an inspirational convocation address by sharing his experience as an entrepreneur in a packaging company; his struggles and perseverance that made him the individual he is today.
A total of 130 students were awarded their degrees at the first convocation ceremony organized by the college. The Hira Wagh Award for year 2012-13 was presented to Gauravi Keni for her excellence in all round development; Gauravi completed her Bachelor’s degree in English. The Deans of Sciences, Social sciences and Languages felicitated the new graduates of BA and B.Sc Coordinator for Post Gradation Programs, Dr. Nandini Vaz felicitated the students with the PG Diploma and Masters degree.
Over the years Chowgule College has earned the enviable reputation of being one of the finest graduate degree schools in the state. Chowgule College presently boasts of an excellent infrastructure and the best talent that make up the core faculty.
Smt. Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science is the oldest institution providing instruction in Arts and Science streams up to the degree and post graduate level in the state of Goa. Bangalore based National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has re-accredited the college in 2009
with Grade 'A' with a CGPA score of 3.29 out of 4. The performance of the College has been recognised at the National level by the University Grants Commission and at the International Level, by Ford Foundation, U.S.A. Chowgule College believes in imparting all-round development to its students, hence there is a constant emphasis in sports related activities and extra curricular facilities. The campus boasts of an artificial turf laid on the foot ball ground, one-of-its-kind in the whole of south Asia, a state-of-the -art sports and physiotherapy center, student shopping centre and a well-designed student-friendly cafeteria.
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