PM Narendra Modi will be chief guest at IIT Delhi convocation

PM Narendra Modi will be chief guest at IIT Delhi convocation
Convocation will be held in a hybrid mode Pritha Roy Choudhury | Nov 6, 2020 - 5:48 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Prime minister Narendra Modi will be the chief guest at the 51st convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi to be held on Saturday.

“The Prime Minister will be the chief guest at the 51st Annual Convocation ceremony of IIT Delhi on November 7. He will address the convocation through video conferencing,” IIT Delhi Director V Ramgopal Rao said at the pre-convocation press conference on Thursday.

PM Modi will award certificates to the graduating students at the ceremony which will be held in a hybrid mode, that is part online and part presence in person.

“The convocation will be conducted in a hybrid mode with physical in-person limited attendance in the institute’s Dogra Hall and an online webcast reaching out to all graduating students, their parents, distinguished alumni, invited guests and everyone else. Degrees will be conferred on 2019 graduating students,” Rao added.

The institute will award the President’s Gold Medal, Director’s Gold Medal, Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma (former President of India) Gold Medal, Perfect Ten Gold Medals and Institute Silver Medals to the graduating students.

The Convocation ceremony can be viewed online.

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