IITGN welcomes new BTech students with a virtual campus tour

IITGN welcomes new BTech students with a virtual campus tour The institute also kick-started its flagship foundation programme in virtual mode
Team Careers360 | Nov 13, 2020 - 12:35 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar held a virtual conference to welcome its new batch of students on Thursday. A total of 242 students from 20 Indian states have joined the batch of 2020-2024, a statement from the institute said. As part of the programme, students were also provided a sneak peek of the IITGN campus through a virtual tour.

The institute also kick-started its flagship foundation programme in virtual mode

Interacting with the new batch of students through live YouTube streaming, Sudhir K Jain, director, IIT, Gandhinagar introduced them to the qualities and culture of the institute, its faculty, the opportunities, experiences and support it offers.

“IITGN has a different approach that will prepare you for life and equip you with the skill-sets that you need to succeed. I want you to have a positive attitude and the commitment to work hard, not only in studies but other extra-curricular activities as well,” he said.

Harish PM, dean of student affairs, congratulated all students for overcoming the hurdles and making into an IIT during the time of COVID-19 pandemic. The new batch has an increased gender ratio, with around 19 percent of female students joining the institute in various disciplines, the statement also said.

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