The ‘Graduation Day’ was celebrated with great pomp and show on 20th April, 2013 in T. John College and T. John Institute of Management and Science. The occasion was graced by the presence of the Chief Guest Mr. Omar Lebbe Ameer Ajwad who is the Actg. Deputy High Commissioner of Sri Lanka for Southern India, the Chairman of TJGI Dr. Thomas P. John, The Advisor to TJGI Ret’d Wg. Cdr. D.A.K. Yohan, the Campus Director of TJGI Ret’d Wg. Cdr. P. Sambasivan, the Principal of T. John College Dr. Shikha Tiwari along with the Vice Principal of T. John College Dr. Nilanjana Basu, Heads of Departments and other faculty members. The students were there for the occasion with their parents and well-wishers. The programme began on a celebratory note with the playing of the college anthem. The ‘Invocation Song’ was sung which was followed by the lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries and a ‘Welcome Address’. The Chairman of TJGI Dr. Thomas P. John addressed the audience. The Chief Guest was introduced to the audience and he delivered a wonderfully thought provoking speech.
The Principal administered the oath to the students. The students with outstanding academic performance such as Ms. Juhi Verma from B.B.M. (TJC), Ms Reshma Dev from B.B.M. (TIMS), Ms. Thejaswini M.C. from B.C.A. (TJC), Mr. Johny Kiran from B.H.M. (TJC) and Ms. Umanga Nathali Galaitiyawa from B.Sc. FAD (TJC) were awarded by the Chief Guest. The ‘Popular Teacher’s Award’ was given to Mr. Sridhar Krishnan from the Department of Hotel Management by the Chairman of TJGI. Mr. Febin John James from IInd Semester B.C.A was awarded for his laudable achievements in the field of Computer Applications. A ‘Vote of Thanks’ was given to the Chief Guest and the other dignitaries present for the occasion by the Vice Principal of T. John College Dr. Nilanjana Basu. All the final year students were called up on the dais and given their college leaving certificates by the dignitaries. There was a cultural extravaganza for the entertainment of the guests. The national anthem of India and Sri Lanka was played at the end of the programme and the day ended on a celebratory note.