DU 99th Convocation: Delhi University will conduct the 99th convocation on 25 February 2023. According to the officials, this is another way to promote Indian culture. So, students are asked to wear ‘Angvastras’ with Indian attire. This convocation will be different as no old colonial gowns will be worn by any students, officials, or guests.
Further, the outfit for officials and guests will be made of khadi silk. As per senior officials, the university wishes to adopt an Indian culture-inspired dress code in its 99th convocation. Therefore, this year the change in attire will be noticed.
No student will wear a graduation cap or gown during the convocation. The Delhi University Vice Chancellor said, “The graduation robe or gown had been there for a long time. Now, the university needs to change the dress code. So, students will be dressed in ‘angvastras’ and officials in an attire of Khadi silk.”
The venue of the convocation ceremony is Multipurpose Hall, Delhi University Sports Stadium Complex. It will start sharply at 9:30 AM.
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DU 99th Convocation: Not Compulsory to Wear Traditional Outfits
Delhi University has given the freedom to wear whatever the students want. However, the varsity only requested to wear traditional outfits like Kurta and Saree. Otherwise, it is not mandatory to wear only traditional or Indian attire.
Further, the officials said, “This DU 99th convocation we decided to style ourselves in Indian attire. Students of graduation, postgraduate and Ph.D. courses will be seen in different colors of angvastras.”
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