IIT Madras Conducts Certificate Distribution Ceremony
During the event, provisional certificates were distributed to 275 students, who have completed the foundation & two diplomas and 531 students, who have completed the foundation level and one diploma
Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) conducted the second edition of the Diploma and Degree Distribution for the students of 4-year BS in Data Science and Applications programme on Saturday, 27th May 2023, in the presence of Venkat Viswanathan, CEO, Latentview Analytics, Prof V Kamakoti, Director, IIT Madras, faculty and students.
The BS programme has now completed seven academic terms. 18 students have completed the credit requirements of the BSc degree. These students are now progressing to the BS level.
During the event, provisional certificates were distributed to 275 students, who have completed the foundation & two diplomas and 531 students, who have completed the foundation level and one diploma. The students who completed the foundation and two diplomas are now entering the degree level of the programme.
The BS students were from diverse backgrounds in terms of demographics, geography and careers. One of the students includes an IAS Officer.
In addition, 43 students who were directly admitted to the Diplomas also received their certificates. Out of the 867 students, 164 students, who came from families with annual income less than Rs 5 lakhs, were provided financial support from IIT Madras. Amongst these students, 150 students were fully funded through CSR support.
IIT Madras has also introduced recognition of the academic achievements of the students in this programme. Students with the highest CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average), students with CGPA greater than 9.5 and students with CGPA between 9 and 9.5 received Certificates of Academic Excellence, Academic Distinction and Merit, respectively.
A total of 41 students received the certificate for these academic achievements. As a testament to the diversity in this programme, the age of the award winners ranged from 20 to 55.
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