Indian Institute of Technology-Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU) to organise its very first convocation on July 10th, 2013.
Former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam to address the convocation and would give away medals to the meritorious students.
The 1st Convocation of the Institute for conferring degrees on the students passing out in the years 2010, 2011 & 2012.
On the same date, functions will be held in the Departments and Schools of the Institute at 2.30 p.m. to award degrees to the students.
IIT-BHU director Rajeev Sangal said that students who took admission in 2006-2007 onwards were to get the degrees but the conversion was delayed for some years. All the degrees will have the new graphic logo and logo type of the institute.
More than 2,300 graduates will receive degrees. As many as 1,288 degrees of BTech/BPharm, 649 degrees of MTech/MPharma, 287 degrees of integrated dual degree programme and 159 PhD degrees would be distributed.
As many as 113 graduates from all three years would receive gold medals on the occasion.