Degrees were awarded to as many as 886 students on Sunday during 17th Convocation of NIT, Silchar

Renowned scientist and an adviser to Chandrayaan II Mission, Jitendra Nath Goswami said that the world is tilting towards technology than science.

“Questions also arise on growing tilt towards ‘technology’ than ‘science’ all across the globe,” Goswami said at National Institute of Technology (NIT), Silchar on Saturday.

He was addressing the students of NIT at the 17th convocation of the institute.

“Even though this is a culmination of a joyous chapter in your life, this is only the first step towards a new beginning, where you have to be your own master,” he told the passed out students.

Degrees were awarded to as many as 886 students on Sunday during 17th Convocation of NIT, Silchar.

NIT, Silchar director Sivaji Bandyopadhay said 553 students have been awarded B Tech degree, 185 students awarded M Tech degree, 19 students M.Sc degree, 72 students Ph.D degree and 33 students have been presented MBA degree in the convocation.

He said NIT Silchar has been ranked 51st among top 100 institutes/universities in India.

“It has got 10th position among NITs and 2nd position in Northeastern Region after IIT Guwahati,” Bandyopadhay added.

ONGC CMD Shashi Shanker also spoke at the event.

Aniruddha Laskar

Aniruddha Laskar is the Chief of Bureau, South Assam &and Mizoram. He can be reached at - anilaskar@gmail.com