IIT Delhi awards degrees to 2,100 graduate students in its 53rd convocation
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi) held its 53rd Convocation 2022 today, 5 November. A total of 2,100 students graduated this year. “Degrees have been awarded for the first time to graduate students from the following new programs: Joint Doctorate (IIT Delhi and NYCU, Taiwan), Joint PG Degree in Visionary Leadership for Manufacturing (jointly with NITIE Mumbai), MS(R) in cyber-physical sensors, instrumentation and systems engineering, M.Sc in Cognitive Science and M.Sc in Economics,” read the statement from IIT Delhi.
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Among the 2,100 graduate students, 307 are PhD students, MTech- 469, MBA- 164, Master of Science- 194, Master of Science (Research)- MSR- 36, Master of Design- 13, PG Diploma of IIT Delhi (Naval Construction – 25, PG Joint Diploma in Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (VLFM) (jointly with NITIE Mumbai) – 20, Delhi IIT (DIIT) – 6, B.Tech- 773, Dual Degree (B. Tech and M. Tech) – 100, BTech and MTech under Advanced Standing – 3, Undergraduate degree – 8. READ ALSO | Indian Institute of Technology Delhi to establish offshore campus in Abu Dhabi
IIT Delhi also awarded President’s Gold Medal, Director’s Gold Medal, Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma (Former President of India) Gold Medal, Perfect Ten Gold Medal and Medal money from the Institute to deserving students.
Nobel Laureate Professor Abhijeet Banerjee was the main guest at the convocation. Congratulating the students, Professor Banerjee said, “You are among the selected students. You have gone through so many hurdles to get here. The nation needs you. Nehru had great faith in technology. As you are, would transform the nation. And we needed this transformation. I fully endorse Nehru’s vision that if there is any justification for IITs, it has to be in terms of what you can do for the nation.”
Director of IIT Delhi, Professor Rangan Banerjee said, “We have enjoyed having you all here on our campus and watching you grow and evolve into confident adults ready to step into the real world. You were lucky to have received one of the best trainings. in our country comparable to the best in the world. We have high hopes of you. You are in the right place at the right time. The future belongs to India – Our Prime Minister has set us the goal of creating an Atmanirbhar Bharat – and set a goal to become a developed country by 2047. Today our society is facing countless problems – these are as many challenges as opportunities. We believe you will all be leaders providing solutions for our future. I hope you will remember the responsibilities of graduating from IIT Delhi.”