Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Hon'ble Minister of Human Resource Development, was the Chief Guest at the 57th Convocation of IIT Bombay, held today at the Convocation Hall of the Institute.
The graduating students this year include 301* PhDs, 27* Dual Degree (MTech/ MPhil+PhD) and 35* Dual Degrees (MSc+PhD). Out of these, 38 research scholars were selected for the award of ‘Excellence in PhD Research' for the year 2017-19. In addition, 23 joint PhD degrees, in association with Monash University, were also conferred by the Vice-Chancellor and President of Monash University Prof. Margaret Gardner, present on the occasion. (*including PhD degrees awarded during interim convocation).
This year, two joint PhDs of IITB-National University of Singapore, and one Cotutelle PhD (joint supervision) agreement with Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières in Canada were also awarded.
Besides these, 12 MS (by research), 6 Dual Degrees (MSc+MTech), 576 MTech, 56 MDes, 27 MPhil, 110 MMgt, 226 two-year MSc, 10 five-year integrated MSc, 368 Dual Degrees (BTech+MTech), 4 Interdisciplinary Dual Degrees (BTech/ BS + MTech/ MSc), 6 Dual Degrees (BS+MSc), 683 BTech Degrees, 21 BS, 15 BDes, and 14 PGDIIT degrees, were awarded at the Convocation.