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IIT Bombay Celebrates its 59th Convocation

The 59th Convocation of IIT Bombay was held on Saturday, August 7, 2021. The event was held in mixed reality mode to keep following the safety measures during the ongoing pandemic

A staggering total of 2501 degrees were awarded to 2289 graduating students, including 378 Ph.D. degrees. The chief guest for the event was Prof. Geoffrey Hinton - the father of artificial neural networks, from the University of Toronto.

In the VR ceremony, personalized avatars of all students and guests were made to make it as memorable as possible for our students. The ceremony was IIT Bombay's second virtual convocation and was also streamed on YouTube and attended by students, their families, and multiple distinguished guests both from India and abroad.