Mohammad Ali Rehan Bags President of India Medal

A (BTech) student from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering named Mohammad Ali Rehan received the "President of India Medal," while four other students received gold medals for their outstanding work.

Koustav Jana, a dual-degree student in electrical engineering, received the IIT Bombay's "Institute Gold Medal (2020-21)," while Aryaman Maithani, a BS student in mathematics, received the "Institute Gold Medal (2021-22). The "Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma Gold Medal" was won by Shreya Pathak, a (BTech) student from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

The chief guest was Kumar Mangalam Birla, chairman of the Aditya Birla Group. Mr. Birla congratulated the graduates on their academic success and stated, "I believe you must operate at the crossroads of purpose, people, and machines to thrive in this world (PPM).

In its 60th Convocation, IIT Bombay awarded 2,551 degrees to 2,324 students. The degrees include206 PhD, 34 (MTech, MPhil+PhD), 24 dual degree (MSc+PhD), 3 MS (by research), 700 MTech, 53 MDes, 14 dual degree (BDes+MDes), 23 MPhil, 115 MBA, 1 EMBA, 17 MPP, 204 two-year MSc, 326 dual degree (BTech+MTech), 654 BTech degrees, 50 Interdisciplinary dual degrees (BTech, BS+MTech, MSc), 6 five-year Integrated MSc, 6 Dual Degrees (BS+MSc), 48 BS, 14 BDes and 24 PDGIIT. This year, IIT Bombay granted 25 joint PhD’s along with Monash University.

The students have experienced with a remarkable stoicism all three phases of life in the campus: pre-covid ambiance, extreme hardship due to pandemic and then the post-pandemic opportune moments that the campus provides."

"The training that our students receive will definitely see them taking up leadership roles, as always, in the academic and corporate world, thus contributing to the needs of our country,” he added.