IIT Roorkee conducts annual convocation every day at large scale. It is one of the major events of the ceremony wherein approx. 2000 degrees are conferred and awards and medals are awarded to the passing out students. The event is graced by esteemed chief guests who enlighten and motivate students with their wisdom and knowledge. The Institute is honored by having saveral eminent personalities as chief guest for the convocation including Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind during the Convocation 2019. The institute holds great pride and honor in conducting the ceremony every year.
It is a kind of tradition for IIT Roorkee to celebrate the auspicious occasion of National Science Day every year on Feb 28 to pay tribute to Sir C V Raman for his contributions to the world. This day has a significant value in the field of science as it commemorates the invention of the Raman Effect by the great Indian physicist, Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman in the year 1928 that bagged Nobel Prize for India in 1930. IIT Roorkee makes this day memorable for our young scientists in the school children by conducting various science-oriented events. These events like Science Quiz, Science Exhibition and Open house demonstrations etc. are oriented to instill the concept to align science with the need and betterment of society in future.
Dean's/HOD's Letter of Appreciation Awards
The concept of this award has been introduced to encourage our young students who stretched a little more and put in more efforts compared to previous Semester/ Session to improve their academic performance. The students who achieve the highest increase in CGPA in each program at the end of session are identified for the award of Dean's Letter of Appreciation. Wherein, the students who achieve highest increase in SGPA in each program in Autumn and Spring Semester are awarded HoD's Letter of Appreciation.