PM Narendra Modi to Address IIT-Delhi’s 51st Convocation Virtually

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi will virtually address the 51st convocation ceremony of the Indian Institute of Technology [IIT] Delhi on 7th November. With fewer people, the ceremony will be organized in a hybrid mode with a physical in-person ceremony. The maximum number of attendees will join online and take part in the proceedings.

PM Modi to Address IIT-Delhi’s 51st Convocation Virtually

The Union Minister for Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, and the Minister of State for Education Sanjay Dhotre will be the guests of honor and addresses the ceremony. More than 2000 students will get their degrees from IIT-Delhi. Among them, 1146 students will receive postgraduate degrees and 298 students will acquire their Ph.D. degrees.

IIT-Delhi Director informed that IIT-D is not a UG-centric institute as 60 percent of total candidates pursuing at the campus currently are registered in a PG or higher level of education degree. As of now, more than 10000 candidates are pursuing different courses at the institute. The institute has introduced a new award namely the Graduates of Last Decade [GOLD] award for young alumni for the golden jubilee ceremony.

The institute stated the most of its awards were being given to the people who had been in the profession for 20 years and above. IIT Delhi decides to celebrate younger alumni through the new award. This year, the alumni Pankaj Chadda who pursued B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from the institute in 2007 is now the co-founder of Zomato and Madhouse.

Sanjam Garg will be given the gold award who pursued B.Tech in computer science and engineering from IIT-Delhi in 2008 and is currently working as an assistant professor at the University of California, Berkeley. IIT_Delhi will also award 5 different alumni awards including the co-founder and group CEO, PolicyBazaar.com Yashish Dahiya, and the founder and CEO of Zomato, Deepinder Goyal.

Vikram Gupta will be given the only distinguished alumni service award who is the founder and managing partner at IvyCap Ventures pursued B.Tech in Chemical Engineering in 1993. Visit our website regularly to get the latest educational updates such as the exams, results, and more.

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