IIT Jodhpur celebrates its 8th convocation and awards 516 diplomas to graduate students


(L to R) Dr Ashish Lele, Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan, Dr R Chidambaram, Dr Santanu Chaudhury during the 8th convocation at IIT Jodhpur (Credits – IIT Jodhpur)

The institute has offered more than 500 degrees since its establishment in 2008. Out of the 516, there were 16 students from the PhD program, 58 from the MBA, 101 from the MSc, 123 from the Mtech, 212 from the B Tech and 6 from the Master. in Medical Technologies awarded jointly by AIIMS Jodhpur and IIT Jodhpur. This was the first-ever joint program between ITI and AIIMS in the country, according to the press release.

For the event, Shri Kris Gopalakrishnan, Chairman of Axilor Ventures, attended the program as a chief guest, along with Dr. Ashish Lele, Director of CSIR = National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, as a guest speaker. honor.

Professor Santanu Chaudhury, Director of IIT Jodhpur said, “In line with the spirit of the National Education Policy 2020, IIT Jodhpur is committed to providing a unique student-centered educational experience that encourages collaborative and exploratory learning as well as independent thinking. The Institute emphasizes science-based technology education with ample opportunities for students to engage in real-world problem solving with interdisciplinary teams as part of the curriculum requirements. We focus on holistic student development and have created strong internal systems to support diverse cohorts of students in academic, industrial and social areas both inside and outside of formal academic interactions in the hall. of class. in the press release.

The guest of honor and the guest of honor also shared a few words during the convocation, congratulated them with inspiring words.

Further, the press release mentions that this year, IIT Jodhpur established the School of Liberal Arts to facilitate the growth of liberal arts in the ecosystem of IIT and establish closer interaction between technologies and Humanities and Social Sciences. Apart from this, IIT Jodhpur has also established niche initiatives implemented by IIT Jodhpur such as the Center of Excellence on Arts and Digital Immersion, the unique Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for young aspirants belonging to the SC/ST/NCL/OBC/EWS categories. Establishment of DRDO-Industry-Academy IIT Jodhpur Center of Excellence (DIA-CoE IIT Jodhpur), AIOT Fab Lab, AYURTech to name a few


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