Hyderabad, India November 20, 2023: The Work Integrated Learning Programmes (WILP) division of Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani hosted a convocation, through which 7514 working professionals had been awarded their respective levels in 26 completely different diploma programmes (i.e. 5183 with M. Tech., 1641 with MBA, 620 with B. Tech., and 70 with M.Sc. levels).
This was arguably the first convocation in India that was organised for working professionals at such a big scale, particularly by a number one larger training institute in science, engineering, and administration domains. While about 900 working professionals, accompanied by their family members, participated within the Convocation organized on the Hyderabad campus and acquired their levels in particular person, a number of hundreds of others acquired theirs just about by way of the revolutionary Metaverse expertise in a near-realistic and immersive surroundings.
Dr. BVR Mohan Reddy, Founder Chairman & Board Member, Cyient and the Padma Shri Awardee, gracing the event because the chief visitor, prolonged his heat congratulations to all of the graduates. He emphasised the significance of lifelong studying and urged the graduates to be daring of their ambitions, not settle for mediocrity, and consistently goal for excellence.
The Padma Bhushan Awardee, Dr. Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chancellor, BITS Pilani, by way of his particular message, inspired the graduates to dare to dream and make a distinction, moreover congratulating them for incomes well-deserved milestones by way of their tireless efforts. The presence of senior management workforce, the senate, school, and workers members from BITS Pilani (who had been instrumental within the success of the graduates or supported them of their respective capacities) helped make the general convocation expertise much more memorable.
Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao, Vice Chancellor of BITS Pilani, in his congratulatory message to the graduates, emphasised the important function of an enhanced give attention to training in assembly the dynamic wants of sectors like IT & ITeS, manufacturing, electrical & electronics, BFSI, pharma & healthcare, automotive, and power. He affirmed that the graduates from work built-in studying programmes won’t solely use the information gained to learn their very own careers and organizations, however may even play a significant half in contributing to real nation-building endeavors.
During his convocation handle, Prof. G. Sundar, Director, Off-Campus Programmes & Industry Engagement, BITS Pilani, stated, “For over 43 years now, greater than 114,000 working professionals have leveraged BITS Pilani’s extremely acclaimed work built-in studying programmes. Be it in pc science and data programs, core engineering, electrical & electronics engineering, or administration domains, our key endeavour as a number one establishment within the work built-in studying area has been to consistently improve studying experiences of working professionals, by way of efficient collaborations with their employers. With working professionals being on the core of this ecosystem, I want to congratulate them on their commencement as we speak and for their fixed efforts in serving to us design and ship partaking and customised studying experiences.”