The 10th Convocation of IIT Indore will be held on 13th August 2022 (2.00 P.M.) at the IIT Indore.
Dr. Anil Kakodkar has kindly consented to be the Chief Guest of the 10 th Convocation. Dr. Kakodkar
was the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of India and the Secretary to the Government of
India. He was the Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay from 1996–2000. He
was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian honour, on 26 January 2009.
Dr. Kakodkar has worked for the development of the atomic energy programme in India throughout
his professional life. Focus of his work has been on self-reliant development of nuclear reactor
systems to address the Indian programme requirements. He was amongst the chosen few involved in
the first successful Peaceful Nuclear Explosion Experiment that India conducted on May 18, 1974 at
Pokhran. He later played a key role in the series of successful Nuclear Tests conducted during May
1998, again at Pokhran. The comprehensive and robust atomic energy programme under the
leadership of Dr. Kakodkar has earned India a distinctive status as a country with advanced nuclear
Over the years, Dr. Kakodkar has built competent teams of highly specialized scientists and engineers
in the reactor engineering programme. He was the Chairman, Solar Energy Corporation in its
formative years. He was also the Chairman of Inter University Centre for Astronomy and
Astrophysics (IUCAA) during 2006-12, the Chairman, Governing Board, Inter University Accelerator
Centre, New Delhi, and the Chairperson, Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology
Bombay during 2006-2015.
Dr. Kakodkar has been honored by all three Padma awards and the highest State awards from
Maharashtra, Goa and Madhya Pradesh besides several national and international awards and honors.
More details about him can be found here.
10th Convocation Ceremony scheduled on 13th August 2022
Full Dress Rehearsal for the 10th Convocation is scheduled on 13th August 2022. The graduating students registered for the award of the Degree during the Convocation must report to the Convocation Venue by 9:00 hours on 13th August 2022 for attending the full dress rehearsal. Students not attending the Full Dress Rehearsal will not be allowed to take part in the Convocation ceremony on 13th August 2022.