We, at Official World Record, Europe, extend our warm regards and heartfelt congratulations to Tribhuvan University for its remarkable achievement in establishing a new record in our prestigious database. The university’s historic feat has not only surpassed expectations but has also set a new benchmark in the academic excellence. Tribhuvan University’s commitment to hosting the «Largest Convocation in terms of Graduating Students and Physical Presence» is truly commendable and adds an extraordinary chapter to the world of academic accomplishments.
The OWR certification applauds TU’s outstanding contribution in the category. On December 18, 2023, TU hosted its 49th Convocation at Dasarath Stadium, Tripureshwar, Kathmandu, Nepal; setting the stage for an unprecedented event that would go down in history. The record title itself underscores the magnitude of TU’s achievement. The university anticipated a groundbreaking physical presence of more than 26,000 attendees, including graduating students, female participants, parents, awardees, and guests. This historic convocation aimed not only to celebrate academic achievements but also to redefine the standards of what a grand convocation entails, all within a single venue on a single day.
Tribhuvan University’s commitment to diversity and academic excellence took center stage at this monumental event. The convocation not only marked a milestone in the number of graduating students but also emphasized inclusivity with a record-breaking number of female participants. The overall participation, which included parents, awardees, and guests, further added to the grandeur of the occasion. The meticulous planning and execution of this historic convocation underscore TU’s dedication to precision and excellence. The university, following technical guidelines from the Official World Record, Europe, compiled an extensive proofs and evidence to support its claim to the record. A total of 14 intricately organized folders containing photo and video evidence, registration details, technical documentation, witness statements, live streaming, and research files were presented, showcasing the university’s commitment to the highest standards of documentation and archival practices.
Tribhuvan University’s journey to this historic moment is rooted in its six-decade-long legacy of shaping the future of education in Nepal. Established in 1959, TU has grown to become the oldest and largest university in the country, offering a diverse range of academic programs across its 1100 colleges and campuses. The university’s commitment to research is reflected in the staggering number of 1,02,013 research articles published by its students and faculty in international journals over the past 25 years. The global recognition earned by TU is evident in its rankings. According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2024, TU is positioned among the top 1201-1500 universities globally and 251-300 in Asia. This international acclaim is further reflected in the university’s alumni, with 0.2 million graduates serving abroad in more than 62 nations, making significant contributions in social, public, and academic fields. TU’s impact extends beyond borders through active collaborations. The university has established more than 200 collaborations through Memoranda of Understanding at the departmental, dean, and central levels, fostering global cooperation in academia.
The convocation on December 18, 2023, symbolized TU’s dedication to its mission of being recognized globally as a credible academic institution. The record-breaking event not only celebrated the achievements of its graduating students but also showcased TU’s commitment to diversity, education, and academic excellence. As the university looks to the future, its legacy of setting records and achieving new milestones continues to be an inspiration for higher education institutions worldwide. Official World Record, Europe, is honored to have the privilege of certifying this extraordinary achievement and welcoming Tribhuvan University to our one of the prestigious database of world records. As we reflect on the grandeur including 49th Convocation of Tribhuvan University, Nepal; we acknowledge the significance of this moment in the history of educational sector. We look forward to witnessing the continued success and impact of Tribhuvan University as it continues to shape the future of education and contribute to the global landscape of higher learning, research and academics.