IIIT-Delhi announces Graduation Ceremony for its 10th Convocation
New Delhi :Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIIT-Delhi) will be organizing its 10th Convocation Ceremony on the 16th of October 2021. Keeping the pandemic restrictions in mind, the ceremony is planned in a virtual mode. The ceremony will be streamed on the official YouTube channel and Facebook page of the Institute.
Renowned microbiologist and virologist Prof. Gagandeep Kang will deliver the convocation address as the chief guest. The virtual event will bring the faculty, graduating students, and their families together to celebrate diverse academic accomplishments and technical virtuosity in different programs. In the year 2021, the institute is granting degrees to 345 UG students (including B.Tech. CSE, ECE, CSAM, CSD, and CSSS), 205 PG degrees (including 1 Dual degree in CSE, M.Tech. in CSE, ECE, and CB) and 26 Ph.D. Degrees (including Ph.D. in CSE, ECE, CB, and Mathematics). Since the IIIT-Delhi’s inception in 2008, more than 2500 students have graduated from the Institute.
About IIIT-Delhi: Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (IIIT-Delhi) was created as a state university by an act of the Delhi Government in 2008, empowering it to do research and grant academic degrees. With world-class faculty and an environment that endeavors to nurture state-of-the-art research and innovation and enables entrepreneurial activities that bring the gains of deep-tech to the society at large, IIIT-Delhi has grown to become one of the most promising young institutions in India. It is an accredited ‘A’ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and has been accorded 12-B status by the University Grants Commission. It is ranked #4 among all universities in India in the Times Higher Education world university rankings 2021. The institute was awarded “Excellence in Faculty” in the 7th Higher Education Excellence Awards 2021 by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).
IIIT-Delhi hosts the academic departments of Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computational Biology, Human Centered Design, Mathematics, and Social Sciences & Humanities. Its research centres include the Infosys Centre for Artificial Intelligence, Centre for Design and New Media – a TCS Foundation Initiative supported by Tata Consultancy Services, Center of Technology in Policing, Cybersecurity Education and Research Centre, Centre for Sustainable Mobility, Centre of Excellence for Lifi/VLC, and Center of Excellence in Healthcare funded by Delhi Knowledge Development Foundation (DKDF).