As many as 1,282 meritorious students will be awarded degrees in the 8th convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, to be held at Swatantrata Bhawan on November 8. Union minister of human resource development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank will grace the occasion.
Talking to reporters on Wednesday, IIT (BHU) director Prof Pramod Kumar Jain said this year, Presidents Gold Medal would be awarded to Shruti Rajlakshmi for outstanding performance in academics among all disciplines of B.Tech, while the Directors Gold Medal would be given to Pavan SN for outstanding all round performance and excellent organizational abilities and leadership qualities B.Tech. graduates of 2019.
He said that prior to the convocation, its rehearsal would be held on at Swatantrata Bhawan on Thursday. The alumni of IIT(BHU), teachers and officers from many educational institutions and universities are expected to attend the convocation.