IIT Mandi Hosts Its Ninth Convocation
452 students, including 45 PhD Scholars, graduated from IIT Mandi's Ninth Convocation.
State-of-the-art Auditorium at IIT Mandi
Indian Institute of Technology Mandi celebrated its 9th Convocation on 23rd October 2021, with a graduating class of 452 students.
Padma Vibhushan Prof. Anil Kakodkar, Former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission of India, Former Secretary, Government of India, and Former Director, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Prof. Prem Vrat, Chairman, Board of Governors, IIT Mandi, presided over the Convocation.
Degrees awarded were:
M.S. (by Research)
M. Tech. – 137
Mechanical Engineering with specialisation in Energy Systems
Power Electronics and Drives
Energy Engineering with specialisation in Materials
Communications and Signal Processing
Electrical Engineering with specialisation in VLSI
M.Sc. – 99
M.A. – 11
B. Tech. – 146
Computer Science and Engineering
This year a total of 23 female students in the undergraduate programme; 69 in postgraduate and masters programmes, and 12 in PhD programme have graduated from IIT Mandi surpassing the numbers from the previous years. The curriculum seems to be ahead of many other engineering institutes in India and even internationally.
Virtually addressing the students at the 9th Convocation of IIT Mandi, Prof. Anil Kakodkar, Chief Guest, said, “My congratulations to all the graduating students. The world today has unprecedented challenges as well as opportunities before it. I am sure graduating from IIT Mandi would turn out to be a great asset for you, as you move forward in your career.”
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