About convocation 2021
Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai is organizing it’s first convocation on 29 October 2021. About 280 graduands of the institute are likely to be awarded with the degree in the convocation. The convocation shall be held in IIIT Raipur auditorium located in Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
Dr. Shekhar C. Mande shall grace the occasion as the chief guest of the event. He is the Secretary of Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), and Director General of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). Shri K. Venkataramanan, Chairman, Board of Governors of IIT Bhilai shall preside over the ceremony.
In line with the Government of India’s initiative, Digital India, IIT Bhilai shall award degree certificates to its students in digital format, transforming towards a sustainable and environmental-friendly operation. This is the first of its kind being implemented in India. The degree certificate document shall be digitally signed by signatories and presented to the graduands in a pen-drive on the day of convocation. The same shall be further uploaded in DigiLocker, which is a government recognized digital repository, and linked with the students’ profile in the repository.