Chennai: National Institute of Technology – Tiruchirappalli organised its fifteenth convocation yesterday at the institute premises. President of Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Subra Suresh was invited as the chief guest to grace the occasion.
Board of governors and chairpersons inaugurated the convocation. Then, director of NIT Mini Shaji Thomas, welcomed the gathering and greeted the graduates receiving the degree and felt honoured in welcoming the chief guest Subra Suresh.
She listed the initiatives of NIT-T say, collaboration with ISRO, establishment of Space Technology Incubation Centre (S-TIC), the only NIT to organize Leadership for Academicians Program (LEAP) in collaboration with NTU, and the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Chittoor, the Runner up prize at the Indo- Singapore Hackathon 2018.
Congratulating the graduates, Subra Suresh communicated the possible consequences of technology poised to shape this world and the opportunities and challenges that NIT-T graduates need to face the avenues of technological influence impacting India in the global society.
Director of NIT-Trichy conferred the degrees to 1721 graduates comprising 51 B.Arch., 812 B.Tech., 18 M.Arch.,468 M.Tech., 77 MSc, 89 MCA, 85 MBA, 23 M.S. (by research) students and 98 doctorates. This was the highest number attained by NIT-Trichy so for. The prestigious president’s medal for overall highest CGPA of 9.94 was received by Rupesh Gupta of B. Tech, Electronics and Communication Engineering.