The 44th Convocation of the 2016-17 batch of Paurastya Vidyapitham was held on 8th January 2018. His Grace Mar Joseph Perumthottam, the Arch bishop of Changanacherry and the Vice-Chancellor of PVP, presided over the function. He enlightened the audience with his sharing of thoughts and visions. The meeting began with a prayer, followed by the welcoming address by Rev. Dr. Andrews Mekkattukunnel, the President of Paurastya Vidyapitham. After the presidential address, Dr. Baby Sebastian, the Vice Chancellor of M. G. University gave the convocation address. After the profession of faith by Rev. Dr. Poly Maniyattu, His Grace Mar Joseph Perumthottam awarded the proficiency prizes to the toppers. Dr. Babu Sebastian conferred the degrees. Rev. Dr. Joy Aiyiniyadan, the Rector of St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary, delivered the words of felicitation. Rev. Fr. Joseph Poovathumtharayil delivered the words of gratitude. Rev. Dr. Mathew Pittappillil introduced the new Journal of Philosophy, Homo Sapiens during the function. The function concluded with Vote of thanks by Bro. Femin Cheeran, the Senator of PVP.