Divyansh|Nov 29, 2023
IIIT Bangalore with upGrad concludes graduation ceremony for over 5,000 graduates
IIIT Bangalore: The ceremony felicitated over 5,000 learners from data science, software development, machine learning and artificial Intelligence certificate programmes
NEW DELHI: The International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Bangalore hosted a global graduation ceremony for its learners enrolled in the online Continuing Professional Education (CPE) programme.
The ceremony felicitated over 5,000 learners from data science, software development, machine learning and artificial Intelligence certificate programs, who either joined physically or virtually. The programmes were offered by IIIT-Bangalore in a technology platform partnership with upGrad, Asia’s largest integrated learning skilling and workforce development company.
The event was attended by the chief guest Sindhu Gangadharan, SVP and MD at SAP Labs India along with Debabrata Das, director, IIIT Bangalore and upGrad's co-founder Mayank Kumar.
The collaborative hybrid valedictory ceremony took place at the IIIT Bangalore campus, uniting 700 in-person attendees while streaming live to over 3,000 online participants.
As per the institute, the participants were able to learn predictive analytics using Python, machine learning, data visualisation, big data, natural language processing, fundamentals of computer science, software development processes, and building robust and scalable websites, among others.
Sindhu Gangadharan highlighted the evolution of technology in these programmes and congratulated the graduates on contributing to the digital economy of India and the world.
Debabrata Das, director, IIIT Bangalore emphasised the importance of upskilling in the fields of digital technologies and pointed out the role of IIIT Bangalore and upGrad in supporting India’s vision of reaching a $1 trillion digital economy by 2026.
“ This year marks the end of the silver jubilee year of the institute. The institute will accelerate its mission to enable India to play a key role in the global IT industry through its focus on education, research, and innovation in cutting-edge digital technology areas” stated the IIIT Bangalore director.
Mayank Kumar further commented on the wider adoption of emerging technologies and said, “ IIIT-Bangalore and upGrad, together, have achieved with this batch that brings a strong geographical diversity and represents India’s ambition of becoming a teaching capital.”
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