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IIT Bhubaneswar celebrated its 8th Annual Convocation

Bhubaneswar21/9/19:: IIT Bhubaneswar celebrated its 8th Annual Convocation at 11.00 AM on 21st September 2019 in the Community Centre of the Institute at Argul, Jatni. The Chief Guest for the Convocation was Shri. K. Sivan, Chairman ISRO. Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar presided over the function. Also present were the Members of Board of Governors, Senate Member, Deans, Heads of Schools, faculty, staff members of IIT Bhubaneswar and esteemed guests. The Convocation began with a majestic and grand academic procession followed by the National Song sung by the students of the Institute.

Shri. K.Sivan, Chairman attended the event as the Chief Guest and addressed the gathering. He congratulated the fresh graduates on their success. He also recognized the Institute efforts in bringing new approaches to learning by inculcating the spirit of innovation as a fundamental approach to teaching.

Prof. R.V Raja Kumar Director, IIT Bhubaneswar congratulated the Gold Medal winners for their outstanding success and wished them best of luck for their future ahead. He conferred the degrees to 32 Ph.d, 105 M.Tech, 67 M.Sc and 152 B.Tech students. He also presented a detailed report which underlined the various efforts and achievements of IIT Bhubaneswar on multiple fronts including imparting high-quality technical education but also towards addressing a very large range of societal needs through the application of Science & Technology.

He was extremely happy to share that the Institute tripled its placements with one and half times rise in average salary. He also emphasized on raising the standards on all fronts including internationalization of academics programmes, international collaborations on research of high industrial & societal relevance, doubling of PhD Scholar’s intake, massive plantations and rapid strides made in research and developmental activities of the Institute over last one year.

The President of India Gold Medal has been awarded to Shri. Shrohan Mohapatra of the Computer Science and Engineering for best academic performance among the entire outgoing B. Tech. batch of students.

The Director’s Gold Medal has been awarded to Shri. Rahul Das of the School of Infrastructure for best academic performance among the entire outgoing M.Tech. batch of students.

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The Director’s Gold Medal has been awarded to Shri. Anubhav Nath of the School of Basic Sciences for best academic performance among the entire outgoing M. Sc. batch of students.

For the best academic performance in the respective Schools, the Institute Silver Medals have been awarded to Shri. Shrohan Mohapatra, Ms. Gonuguntla Neeharika, Shri Indira Singh Dhakar, Shri Gaurav Vishal and Shri. Chaudhari Hrishikesh Umesh among the outgoing B. Tech. batch of students.

For the best academic performance in the respective Schools, the Institute Silver Medals have been awarded to Shri. Rahul Das, Shri. Abhishek Parida, Ms. Srija Mukherjee, Shri. Ananta Dutta Shri. P Abhishek and Shri. Spandan Dey among the outgoing M. Tech. batch of students.

For the best academic performance in the respective Schools, the Institute Silver Medals have been awarded to Shri Anubhav Nath, Ms. Sharmistha Dey, Shri. Kaushik Nageswar Jaiswal, Shri. Sujay Nandi among the outgoing M. Sc. batch of students.

The Convocation ended with a Vote of Thanks and National Anthem sung by the students of the Institute

 

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