Mumbai: In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian Institute of technology (IIT) Bombay organised its 58th annual convocation ceremony in a virtual reality mode on Sunday.
“Keeping in view the safety measures during the ongoing pandemic, the institute held its convocation in virtual reality mode for its graduating students,” the IIT Bombay issued a statement.
The premier institute also said that it did not wish to deprive its students of the sense of achievement and pride of passing out of the engineering institute.
“A personalised avatar of each graduate received the degree certificate from the personalised avatar of director professor Subhasis Chaudhari. The medallists also received their medals from the personalised avatar of the chief guest,” the institute further said.
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The entire effort was put together by a team of nearly 20 members in over two months.