Greater Noida, 19 Sept 2022: Leading higher education institute, Noida International University, held an orientation program for its fresh batch of students, with the commencement of the academic year 2022-23. The event received an overwhelming response as this year students from several other countries have taken admission in different courses offered by NIU. To make their college years enriching and productive, the students were given an engaging overview of the programs, activities, and workshops conducted at the university. NIU is also set to implement the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 from this month.
The program started with the auspicious Hawan ceremony to energize the spiritual and intellectual conscience of the students, followed by a lamp lighting ceremony by the dignitaries of NIU – Prof. (Dr.) Vikram Singh, Hon’ble Chancellor; Prof. (Dr.) Uma Bhardwaj, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor; Prof. (Dr.) Parsanjeet Kumar, Hon’ble Pro-Vice Chancellor, and Dr. Mukesh Parashar, Registrar. The welcome address to the students was given by the Guest of Honour, Ms. Michelle Nguyen, Head of International Admission & Global Mobility at FPT Education Global, FPT University, Vietnam.
Prof, Uma Bhardwaj, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, NIU said, “There are so many different universities in the country, but NIU is different as we believe in education to employment and employment to empowerment. So, NIU believes in imparting quality education to students. We have a very qualified and sincere faculty who will sharpen your skills and help in developing cognitive abilities to take on any challenge in life. You will be happy to know that the curriculum that is going to be implemented is based on National Education Policy 2020 which will help you shape your career. NEP 2020 is focusing more on connecting science with spirituality and our focus is the same.”
Motivating the students for their next important step in life, Ms. Michelle Nguyen said, “I am honored to be a part of this event amid a vibrant crowd of young and talented students from India as well as other countries. We would also like to invite NIU students to our International Winter Camp to be held in November at the scenic Danang city. We have already received a warm response from students from across the world at the summer camp held in August.” Pertinent to mention here that FPT University, Vietnam, had signed an MoU with NIU in March last year.
Welcoming the students on their first day, Prof. (Dr.) Vikram Singh, Hon’ble Chancellor, NIU, said, “I assure the students and their parents that NIU is the best choice they have made. The university has the best facilities for extra-curricular activities, zero tolerance for ragging, and no discrimination on caste, gender, race, or color. We also stress women’s safety on the NIU campus.”
Hon’ble Pro Vice-Chancellor, Prof. (Dr) Parsanjeet Kumar also enlightened the newly admitted students and gave them an overview of the motto, history, and achievements of the institution. Dr. Mukesh Parashar, Registrar, NIU told the students about the importance of orientation and how it is an attempt to prepare students for the industry through knowledge sharing and capacity building.