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Orientation Day
August 04, 2011 04:49PM
Date :4.8.11

To start the 2011-12 session, IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Mandi organised an orientation programme for the new B. Tech students. A total of 108 students (8 girls and 100 boys) were admitted after passing the JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) 2011. Thirty-seven students joined Mechanical Engineering , thirty-eight joined Computer Science Engineering  and thirty-three joined Electrical Engineering.  Almost half of the students come from the states of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. The other students come from 15 states and union territories in India.

The orientation programme started with a welcome address by Director IIT Mandi, Prof. T A Gonsalves. In his speech Prof. Gonsalves expressed his view that innovation is the essence of engineering. He mentioned that to become a good and innovative engineer, students should strive to gain wider knowledge. He encouraged students to participate in other activities to come up with new ideas for innovation. Prof. Deepak Khemani, Dean of student IIT Mandi, explained the registration process for the students' benefit. He reminded the students that participating in extra curricular activities is an important part of their college experience. He also stressed the importance of mastering the English language. Mr. Sourabh Jain, student secretary welcomed the new students and spoke with enthusiasm about the educational experience at IIT Mandi. Two fresher students shared their views about joining IIT Mandi. Mr. Jayant, Divya and other B. Tech students gave a power point presentation about IIT Mandi, which was really impressive. Parents and students enjoyed their first glimpse of the scenic beauty of the Kamand campus. The programme ended with a vote of thanks by Ms. Divya, 3rd year B. Tech student.

New students by state

    [*] UP 30
    [*] Rajasthan 22
    [*] Andhra Pradesh 10
    [*] Punjab 9
    [*] Bihar 7
    [*] Maharashtra 6
    [*] Haryana 6
    [*] MP 6
    [*] Delhi 4
    [*] Gujarat 2
    [*] Tamilnadu 1
    [*] J & K 1
    [*] Chhattisgarh 1
    [*] Tripura 1
    [*] Jharkhand 1
    [*] Karnataka 1

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