Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTISMT) will hold the annual convocation of its 35 th batch on 18 th May, 2019 at the Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies auditorium. 147 senior residents, PhD scholars and students who graduated during the year 2018 after completing DM, MCh, Post doctoral fellowship, Post doctoral certificate courses in Cardiac and Neurological specialties, PhD, Master of Public Health, MPhil and MS programs will receive their degrees on this occasion.
An Institute of National Importance under the administrative control of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, SCTIMST draws students from all over India. SCT has also affiliated programs of Christian Medical College, Vellore; National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai; Indian Institute of Public Health, New Delhi, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.
President of the Institute Dr.Vijay Kumar Saraswat,will preside over the function and confer the degrees.Prof. Balram Bhargava, Secretary Department of Health Research& Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research is the chief guest and will deliver the convocation address. Dr. E. Sreedharan (Former IES Officer and MD Delhi Metro), is the Eminent guest of honour. Prof.Asha Kishore, Director, SCTIMST , will present the report of the academic and R&D activities of the Institute.
The annual convocation is a momentous occasion not only for the students but the whole academic fraternity. SCTIMST, which enjoys the powers of a university, has created a niche for itself by offering the highest quality training in advanced medical superspecialties of cardiac and neurosciences and the research in medical, biomedical and public health sciences.