* 2612 students were awarded their degrees including 357 PhDs
*Degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) conferred on Dr. Yusuf Hamied
* ‘Lifetime Achievement Award 2016-17’ conferred on Prof. N.B. Ballal
The 55thConvocation of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) was held today on the campus with a lot of fan and fervor. 2612 students were awarded the degrees on successful completion of their academic programmes. The convocation marks a new beginning in the lives of these 2612 graduating students who will now also be the flag bearers of the Institute in the outside world.
The Chief Guest's speech and the Director's Report can be downloaded from the link below: