Sadaria Aanshul Ashwin Kumar, B Tech Informatics and Engineering (CSE), received the IIIT Gold Medal for his outstanding academic achievement when he called the institute, which was conducted in virtual mode due to Covid-19. The B Tech Best Allrounder Award was presented to Kanay Gupta in CSE. 13 students received program gold medals.
Gagandeep Kang, Professor, Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore & Director of the Institute for Translational Health Sciences and Technology (THSTI), spoke in her eConvocation address to the graduates: “This is a special year, and You are a very good year special class. This is not a time that each of you will forget. Whether you know it or not, it has changed and shaped you, and the years ahead will determine how you will look back at the impact that defining time has had on your life. ”
“While we are waiting for the immediate crisis to improve and the world to function in a new way, I would like to leave you three actions for this time, using the words of an inspiring leader. Look for new perspectives, listen to what other voices say, reflect on them and define what your core values are and what is important to you. And as Mahatma Gandhi said: “Understand and accept your values because they become your destiny,” she added.
PJ Narayanan, the director of the institute, said in his report that Covid-19 had not affected internships this year. “A total of 130 companies are registered. 58 attended and 50 made offers for graduates. The institute has achieved 97% internships to date, ”he added.