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KCT Press Release – Graduation Day 2018

KCT stands today as an institution of excellence in technical education with 34 years of illustrious service to the students, many of whom are shining as leaders and contributors to development, across the world. Graduation Day is a hallmark event for KCT where students, parents, teachers and the institution as a while join together to celebrate the academic success of every student as they graduate.

Graduation Ceremony 2018 of the graduating students of the batch 2017 happened on the 14 and 15 July, 2018. 1702 students from 13 Undergraduate Engineering Departments and 14 Masters Departments graduated. 215 students secured first class with distinction and 1269 students secured first class. The conferment of degrees happened over three sessions. Chief Guests of the sessions were Shri P.B. Kotur, General Manager and Global Head – Higher Education, Wipro Technologies, Dr.Dileep N. Malkhede, Adviser, All India Council for Technical Education, Shri Ramanan Ramanathan, Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission, Govt. of INDIA and Shri Sriram T.V, Vice President – Engineering, Center Head Coimbatore, Robert Bosch.

The graduating students had gathered along with their parents for the Graduation ceremony. The dignitaries present were Shri Balasubramaniam, Correspondent, KCT, Shri Shankar Vanavarayar, Joint Correspondent, KCT, Shri. P.B. Kotur, General Manager and Global Head – Higher Education, Wipro Technologies, the Chief Guest, Dr. V. Raju, President, KCT, Dr. J. Senthil, Principal, KCT and Heads of academic departments.

The ceremony commenced with Dr. J Senthil, the Principal presenting the advancements and achievements of the faculty, students and college in 2017 – 2018. Significant of it being 318 research papers published in Scopus Indexed journals, 27 patents received and 19 MoUs signed with International institutions for collaborations on research.

Followed by which Dr. V. Raju, President introduced the Honorable Chief Guest Shri P. B. Kotur, General Manager and Global Head – Higher Education, Wipro Technologies. He said P.B. Kotur has dedicated a life time for the technological advancements in the country and has been instrumental in initiating several game changing technology initiatives in India.

Shri. P.B. Kotur in his Graduation day address shared to the graduating students the 3 Cs for success in life. He said, ‘the 3 Cs are Content assimilation, Conduct practiced and Character carried are the key to success’ and added, ‘If you are thinking of a great career, then strengthening the fundamentals and foundation for yourself is the key’.

With this commenced the conferment of degrees to the undergraduate and postgraduate students of Bio-Technology, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation and Information Technology in the forenoon session.

Graduands of undergraduate and postgraduate Aeronautical, Automobile, Civil, Mechanical and Mechatronics engineering & Fashion and Textile technology will be receiving their degrees in the afternoon session and Dr.Dileep N. Malkhede, Adviser, All India Council for Technical Education will honour the session as the Chief Guest.

Graduands of Master of Computer Applications and Master of Business Management will be conferred the degrees tomorrow, 15 July.  Shri Ramanan Ramanathan, Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission, Govt. of INDIA will be the Chief Guest and Shri Sriram T.V, Vice President – Engineering, Center Head Coimbatore, Robert Bosch will be the Guest of Honour for this forenoon session.

 

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