MD/MS Medical students received the maximum number of gold medals.
Rahul Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) had its 21st annual convocation today at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuroscience (NIMHANS). Indian chemist C.N.R. Rao was the chief guest. Around 147 students were presented with gold medals (113 women and 34 men). At the convocation, a total of 30,556 people participated – both graduates and post-graduates. MD/MS (Doctor of Medicine and Master of Science) medical students received the maximum number of gold medals.
Dr. Vallish Shenoy and Dr. Aparna G. won seven and six gold medals, respectively. They are the top winners this year. Dr. Vallish Shenoy was also awarded an extra gold medal for being the topper in the first year of MBBS.
Dr.Vallish Shenoy said, “I am really happy that my hard work paid off.”
CNR Rao appreciated the students. He also advised the RGUHS chancellors to start MD Ph.D. course and explained its importance all over the world, and how foreign universities are benefitted by this. CNR Rao also said students that he is 85 and has not yet retired. He also stated that doctors should never truly retire.
Along with the students, all the head of departments and professors attended the convocation. RUGHS declared its results on March 20 this year. The pass percentage is 81.1, which is highest in the last five years.