IIT Bhubaneswar Convocation 2023: 671 students get degrees at 11th Annual Convocation

BHUBANESWAR: Degrees were awarded to 671 students at the 11th annual convocation of IIT Bhubaneswar here on Saturday. The institution awarded degrees to 55 PhD, 172 MTech, 90 MSc, 81 dual degrees and 273 BTech students respectively.
LM Patnaik, a senior scientist and former professor at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, delivered the convocation address. He emphasised on sustainable development, inclusive of diversity and technology driven efforts to make India a knowledge superpower. Industry-aligned and research-oriented higher education that students receive at IIT will benefit them throughout their lives, he added.
IIT Bhubaneswar director Shreepad Karmalkar said this year IIT has achieved high placement standards with two times rise in average salary package offered to students. He emphasized on IITs efforts in establishing International collaborations on Scientific Industry oriented research.
The dignitaries gave away medals to meritorious students at the convocation.