IIT Guwahati holds 23rd convocation online, awards degrees to 1338 students


The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati immediately carried out its 23rd Convocation on-line the place a complete of 1,338 students obtained their degrees in numerous disciplines. The graduating students embody 649 BTech and BDes students, 175 PhD students, 518 Master diploma students and 4 students who obtained Joint Degrees with Gifu University, Japan.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Institute carried out on-line lessons for roughly 448 programs. The grading and evaluation for these programs had been additionally accomplished on-line. Admissions for the PhD and postgraduate programmes for the July 2020 and December 2020 periods had been additionally carried out on-line.

IIT-Guwahati carried out a number of short-duration steady assessments on-line for these programmes. The analysis sample was communicated to students firstly of the semester.

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“The only instrument you have to remember is performance, performance leads to recognition, recognition leads to respect. I have hope that 50 years from now, this country will have 70-75 years old who have achieved their aspirational dreams. I have confidence they will create a developed India, an India that is not held back by problems of poverty, sickness, and malnourishment,” mentioned chief visitor NR Narayana Murthy, Founder, Infosys in his deal with on the Convocation.

Prof TG Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati mentioned in his deal with to the graduating students, “IIT Guwahati has set a goal to be recognised as one of the world’s top Institutes/Universities within the next three years. IIT Guwahati is trying to leap forward by embracing the rising demands of newer and interdisciplinary areas of research and technology development by incorporating NEP2020 policies, including industry interaction and participating in offering courses in futuristic areas, providing thrust to startup culture, Entrepreneurship at all levels and creation of jobs in the North East.”


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