Maintaining a tradition: According to the university administration, the virtual ceremony was created so the students would not be deprived of the “pride” of marching on the graduation stage because of COVID-19.
The graduation ceremony was made possible by a team of around 20 people over the past two months, News18 reported.
Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, the director of IIT Bombay said in a statement: “Providing a virtual reality experience to all our graduates needed not only highly innovative steps but also a tremendous effort by our professors and staff.”
Chaudhuri said he hopes the ceremony would inspire the new graduates to become big thinkers and innovators.
On Twitter, students, faculty and family members shared clips and gifs from the ceremony.
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