The Guru Nanak Dev University has recently came in terms with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and signed an memorandum of understanding (MoU),in order to develop an award for the topper of the university in the Bachelor Degree examination for the Commerce faculty. The award would be named as ‘ICSI Signature Award’.
On each convocation day of the university, the topper of the Bachelor Degree commerce faculty will be given the Signature Award, which will comprise of a gold medal (14 karat, 10 gm) and an official certificate. According the memorandum it was also decided that the top three students of the bachelor of commerce faculty of the university will be given full waiver of registration fee for the executive programme stage.
On the occasion of signing the MoU the Vice Chancellor Dr. AS Brar, the registrar Dr. SS Dhillon and Deputy Registrar Dr. Rajesh Kalia of the university were present representing the Guru Nanak Dev University. From ICSI, the joint director Surya Narayan Mishra, joint secretary Ankur Yadav and Sunil Mehra were present, for the signing of MoU between the two parties.
The memorandum of understanding is expected to not only motivate the students in performing well in their commerce department but will create a healthy environment of competition among the students. The understanding could also see a further development in relations among the university and ICSI for future collaboration and academic participation. The Signature Award from ICSI will work as catalyst for the students to perform well in the department, resulting in more participation in classes by the students.