IIIT-Delhi hosts its 11th Convocation in-person on campus after two years

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New Delhi, Updated on Nov 26, 2022 16:50 IST

This year, the Institute conferred degrees upon 390 BTech, 191 MTech, and 5 MTech Dual degree and 21 PhD students.  With this year’s graduation, the total number of PhD degrees conferred by IIIT-Delhi is 100.

IIIT Delhi 11th Convocation: Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIIT-Delhi) hosted its 11th convocation ceremony this Saturday via offline mode after two years. For the past two years, the Institute organized a virtual ceremony owing to COVID-19. This year, the Institute conferred degrees upon 390 BTech, 191 MTech, and 5 MTech Dual degree and 21 PhD students.  With this year’s graduation, the total number of PhD degrees conferred by IIIT-Delhi is 100.

Osheen Sachdev (BTech- Computer Science Engineering (CSE)) was honored with the prestigious Chancellor's Gold Medal this year. At the same time, Hritik Goel (BTech Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE)), Rohith Rajesh (BTech ECE), Lakshya A Agrawal (BTech Computer Science and Applied Mathematics (CSAM)), Hardik Saini (BTech Computer Science and Biosciences (CSB)), Sonali Singhal (BTech Computer Science and Design(CSD)), and Ruhma Mehek Khan (BTech Computer Science and Social Science (CSSS)) were awarded the Institute Silver Medals.

The All Round Performance Medals for the year 2022 were received by six students- Vrinda Narayan (BTech CSE), Shubhi Singhal (BTech ECE), Lakshya A Agrawal (BTech CSAM), Arnav Tandon (BTech CSD), Ruhma Mehek Khan (BTech CSSS), and Vrinda Singhal (BTech CSB). Tharun S (MTech CSE) was conferred with the Gold Medal for Excellent Academic Performance in M.Tech. program. In the ceremony, four scholars, Dr Krishan Gupta, Dr Himani Joshi, Dr Maneet Singh, and Dr Neelam Sharma, were awarded the Doctoral Dissertation Award.

Vinai Kumar Saxena, Lieutenant Governor of Delhi and Chancellor of the Institute, sent his best wishes and congratulated the degree recipient students, their parents, and all the faculty members and wished all the degree holders a successful future life.

Kiran Karnik, Chairman Board of Governors, congratulated the graduating students and their families. Speaking at the occasion, Karnik added, “As you graduate from this Institute today, your life and career will take you on an entirely different journey. You have faced upheaval and turbulence through the black swan event of the pandemic and overcame that. Remember what got you through it. Believe in yourself, just as everyone here believes in you. Remember, even some of the most brilliant people in the world have faced failure at some point. Had they given up back then, they would not have been enjoying the sweet outcome of their tenacity today. Therefore, my dear friends, never give up. “I shall overcome” must be your motto.”

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