Hyderabad News: IIT Hyderabad held its first convocation and gave away degrees to 111 B-Tech and 80 M-Tech students yesterday on 10 August 2012. The chief guests of the occasion were C Rangarajan chairman of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council and Ajai Chowdary founder of HCL and Board of Governors of IIT-H.
Rangarajan addressed the students and stressed on the point that the economy of india is going through a tough stage. It is the duty, responsibility of these students to help the nation improve it. He also said that there will be a rise in the per capita income of the nation very soon by 2015.
5 gold medals and 11 gold medals were awarded to B-tech and M-tech students respectively. There is an exponential rise in the number of admissions into IIT this year than the first term’s admissions. In 2012, 1045 students joined IIT-H of which 625 are B-tech and others in other M-tech and PG programs.
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