As reported, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, has held its 58th annual convocation ceremony in a virtual reality mode in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
IIT-Bombay did not wish to deprive the students of the sense of achievement and pride of passing out of the premier 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...
From the virtual avatars of graduating students getting their medals and degrees, to the procession and the ceremony was put together by a team of around 20 people over two months.
Barring just the ceremony, IIT Bombay also went a step ahead to virtually connect them with friends and organised viewing of hostel videos, a night before the convocation..
Post convocation too, IIT-Bombay let people access the campus’ map, walk through their departments and loiter in the corridors...