IIT Kanpur 56th Convocation Ceremony: 2,127 students to be conferred

IIT Kanpur 56th Convocation Ceremony: 2,127 students to be conferred

2 mins readComment FOLLOW US
Anum
Anum Ansari
Assistant Manager – Content
New Delhi, Updated on Jul 3, 2023 11:03 IST

The institute will confer degrees to a total of 2127 students. For the ceremony, the IIT Kanpur administration has proposed cream-colour Kurta, and white pyjamas for male students; while for the female students, cream-colour Kurta, and white churidar or leggings are proposed, along with formal footwear.

IIT Kanpur to host 56th Convocation Ceremony on July 3

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK), is all set to host its 56th Convocation today, i.e. July 3, 2023. For the ceremony, the IIT Kanpur administration has proposed cream-colour Kurta, and white pyjamas for male students; while for the female students, cream-colour Kurta, and white churidar or leggings are proposed, along with formal footwear.

Institute to confer degrees to 2127 students

The institute will confer degrees to a total of 2127 students. Out of the total 236 are from PhD, 15 are from MTech-PhD (Joint Degree), 483 are from MTech, 739 are from BTech, 21 are from MBA, 16 are from MDes, 51 are from MS (by Research), 40 are from PGPEX-VLFM, 1 is from Diploma of IIT (DIIT), 151 are from MSc (2 year course), 18 are from Double Major, 125 are from Dual Degree, 14 are from MS-PD (MS part of the Dual Degree), 149 are from BS, and 68 are from the eMasters degree programs.

The graduating students will be conferred the degrees by the Chairperson, Senate in the event. A second session will be held to distribute the degree certificates in different halls.

Prizes & medals across various categories

In addition to the degrees, various prizes and medals will be given across categories. The President’s Gold Medal will be awarded to Farzan Adil Byramji from the CSE Dept., the Director’s Gold Medal (4-year UG program) to Ananya Gupta from the CSE Department, the Director’s Gold Medal (5-year UG program) to Lakshay Rastogi from the BSBE Department, the Ratan Swarup Memorial Prize to Nandita Gupta from the MSE Dept., and the Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma Medal to  Vineeth V from the EE Dept.

The Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa), the highest honorary academic degree granted by IIT Kanpur to honour exemplary achievements by outstanding individuals, will be awarded to three distinguished personalities, M C Mary Kom (Indian amateur boxer and politician), Dr Devi Prasad Shetty (Chairperson & Founder, Narayana Health) and Natarajan Chandrasekaran (Chairperson, Tata Sons).

IIT Kanpur Convocation Ceremony Guest List

N R Narayana Murthy, Founder and Chairman emeritus, Infosys, will grace as the chief guest this year. The Convocation Ceremony will commence at the Institute Auditorium, and will be presided over by Dr Radhakrishnan K Koppillil, Chairperson, Board of Governors (BoG), IIT Kanpur.

Read More:

Follow Shiksha.com for latest education news in detail on Exam Results, Dates, Admit Cards, & Schedules, Colleges & Universities news related to Admissions & Courses, Board exams, Scholarships, Careers, Education Events, New education policies & Regulations.
To get in touch with Shiksha news team, please write to us at news@shiksha.com

About the Author
author-image
Anum Ansari
Assistant Manager – Content

"Writing is not about accurate grammar, it's about the honest thoughts you put in it". Having a versatile writing style, Anum loves to express her views and opinion on different topics such as education, entertainme... Read Full Bio

Next Story