IIT Mandi 10th Convocation: 64 PhD degrees awarded this year; highest ever

IIT Mandi Convocation 2022: 188 BTech, 10 MA, 95 MSc, 76 MTech, and 29 MS degrees were also awarded. Two BTech students received gold medals.

IIT Mandi 10th Convocation: 64 PhD degrees awarded this year; highest ever IIT Mandi convocation
Vagisha Kaushik | Dec 5, 2022 - 4:09 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi celebrated its tenth convocation with a graduating class of 462 students including 348 male and 114 female students today, December 5, 2022. This year, the institute awarded 64 PhD degrees which is the highest number of PhDs awarded at IIT Mandi in an academic year till date.

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IIT Mandi witnessed a rise in the number of girl students passing out in different streams. This year a total of 33 female students in undergraduate programme; 49 in postgraduate and masters’ programmes, 28 in PhD programme and 4 in iPhD programme have graduated from IIT Mandi surpassing the numbers from the previous years.

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Among the students who were awarded PhD degrees, 59 students received PhD degrees and 5 received iPhD degree. 29 got MS (by research) degree.

A total of 76 students were awarded with MTech degrees including 10 in mechanical engineering with specialisation in energy systems, 11 in structural engineering, 13 in power electronics and drives, 12 in energy engineering with specialization in materials, 4 in communications and signal processing, 12 in biotechnology, and 14 in electrical engineering with specialization in VLSI.

95 students got MSc degrees including 31 in applied mathematics, 39 in chemistry, and 25 in physics. 10 students received MA degrees in development studies.

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188 students were awarded BTech degrees with 86 in computer science and engineering, 59 in electrical engineering, 23 in mechanical engineering, and 20 in civil engineering. Moreover, two students received gold medals -- Piyush Goyal of BTech computer science and engineering received President of India gold medal whereas Bhumanyu Goyal of the same batch received Director's gold medal.

Congratulating the graduating batch, Professor Laxmidhar Behera, director, IIT Mandi, said, “I wish my heartiest greetings to all our graduating students. They will become the torch bearer of the Institute. I am sure that their professional competencies and uncompromising character will empower them to lead the society in various ways. Their success will also be the success of IIT Mandi.”

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