Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi is addressing the students at the IIT Delhi Convocation 2020 on November 7. Modi is addressing the IIT Delhi 51st Annual Convocation Ceremony through video conferencing. Union Minister of Education Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' and MoS for Education Sanjay Dhotre also graced the IIT Delhi Convocation 2020 ceremony as Guests of Honour. Indian Institute of Technology IIT Delhi 51st Convocation will be conducted in a hybrid mode (both physical and online webcast). The degrees will be conferred on 2019 graduating students. Check live updates about IIT Delhi Convocation 2020.
Modi Speech At IIT Delhi Convocation
IIT Delhi tweeted, "Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi will be the Chief Guest at the 51st Annual Convocation Ceremony of #IITDelhi on 07th November 2020. The Prime Minister will address the Convocation via video conferencing."
Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi will be the Chief Guest at the 51st Annual Convocation Ceremony of #IITDelhi on 07th November 2020. The Prime Minister will address the Convocation via video conferencing.— IIT Delhi (@iitdelhi) November 5, 2020
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IIT Delhi 51st Convocation 2020 - Number of Graduating Students
A total of 2019 candidates will be awarded degrees at the 51st IIT Delhi Convocation.
- Ph.D. - 298
- Master of Science (Research) - 13
- M.Tech. - 522
- Master of Design - 20
- MBA - 116
- Master of Science - 151
- PG Diploma of IIT Delhi (Naval Construction) - 25
- Diploma of IIT Delhi (DIIT) - 01
- M.Tech (Dual Degree Programme) - 105
- M.Tech Under Advanced Standing - 10
- M.Tech (05-Year Integrated Programme) - 01
- B. Tech. - 744
- Undergraduate Diploma - 13
The official press statement reads, "The Institute will award 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 at the Convocation."
It also reads, "The Institute also announced addition of a new Alumni Award i.e. 'Graduates of Last Decade (GOLD) Award' from this year onwards. This award will be given in two categories- i) Teaching & Research, and ii) Entrepreneurship."