Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, conducted its 38th annual convocation recently. Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways and Civil Aviation General Dr V K Singh was chief guest while Founder-Chancellor of VIT Dr. G Viswanathan presided over the convocation. In his convocation address, General Dr. V.K. Singh said, “There is no shortcut to success, though it is written in books. It all depends on how committed, hardworking and knowledgeable you are.” He advised the graduates not to stick to one solution for all problems but seek solutions in a pragmatic way.
Addressing the 38 convocation of VIT-Vellore Founding – Chancellor, Dr. Viswanathan pointed out that India is currently the fifth largest economy. However, he expressed concern that the nation lags behind in areas such as higher education, medical education, and research and development, when compared to many other countries. This is despite the rapid strides made in school education. He emphasized that the central government has to increase budgetary allocation to higher education, in which the country’s gross enrolment ratio (GER) stands at 27 percent.
Vice-Chancellor Rambabu Kodali said that 8,619 students were awarded degrees including 6,238 undergraduates, 278 research graduates and 65 gold medallists.
Sanjeev Jain, Global Head, Wipro Ltd (Business Operations), Sankar Viswanathan and G.V. Selvam, vice- presidents of VIT, also participated.
VIT Placement 2024: Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) is the 1st Engineering College of India to release the interim B.Tech Placement for the Batch 2024. The Highest Salary Offered is Rs 88 Lakh per Annum and 17 students received Salary above Rs 50 Lakh per annum. 2 students bagged CTC of Rs 88 Lakh per annum.