April – July 2020
Over 250 students celebrate over a virtual ceremony
The International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIITB), held its 20th Convocation on 7th July 2020, amidst the current situation brought by the coronavirus pandemic. Prof Jitendra Malik, Arthur J Chick Professor of EECS, University of California at Berkeley was the Chief Guest and Mr N Krishnakumar, Founder & Former Chairman, Mindtree and Managing Partner, Mela Ventures was the Guest of Honour. The Ceremony was presided over by the Chairman of the IIITB Governing Body Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan and Director of IIIT-B Prof S Sadagopan.
In all, the Institute awarded degrees to 282 graduating students. This consisted of 7 PhD degrees, 13 Master of Science by Research degrees, 159 M.Tech degrees, 11 M.Sc. degrees, 63 dual degrees, and 29 students with sponsored M.Tech degrees, on the special occasion. Exceptional students in academics and extra-curricular activities were also awarded medals and recognitions.
Guest talk – Samvaad