The National Flag was hoisted by the Vice Chancellor in the presence of Directors, Principal-NITMAS, HODs, staff, faculty and students. This was followed by an excellent March Past organized by the Marine Engineering and BNS Cadets where the Vice Chancellor and Director-SOMS jointly took the salute. Then, the Vice Chancellor's addressed to all present for the Programme, where he called upon all to serve the nation, be patriotic and perform their duties and pursue their profession with dedication, honesty and discipline.
Lastly, a patriotic song, recitation and speech were performed by the students. All faculty, staff members and students participated in the celebration enthusiastically. This function ended with the National Anthem and Sweet Distribution.