Bhubaneswar, Oct 19: IIT Bhubaneswar is all set to celebrate its 10th Annual Convocation on Wednesday, in a hybrid mode where students participate live in-person or online during the current pandemic time. Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar addressed a pre-event press conference on the occasion.
N.R. Narayana Murthy, Founder, Infosys will grace the occasion as the Chief Guest by virtual mode and address the convocation. Dr. Rajendra Prasad Singh, Chairman, Board of Governors (BoG), IIT Bhubaneswar will preside over online. Prof R. V. Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar will present the Convocation report and award the degrees to the students.
The institute has evolved a very unique and innovative method of holding the convocation with the participation of the degree recipients and degree awarding taking place in live form, either in-person or online presence of a student over the internet.
During this convocation, the Institute will confer degrees on 559 students including 35 Ph. D., 153 M. Tech., 79 M.Sc., 256 B. Tech and 36 Dual Degree.