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First graduation day at KITS-W since autonomy

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CSE student bags 4 out of 12 gold medals

The Kakatiya Institute of Technology & Science-Warangal (KITS-W) celebrated its 35th graduation day — its first since receiving an autonomous status — by giving degrees to students of the 2014-18 batch here.

Addressing the graduates, K. Purushotham, registrar of Kakatiya University, said, “Now you have to prove your usefulness to yourself as well as to society. It is a challenge now you have to brace up for.”

Awarding excellence

Principal K. Ashoka Reddy said Navya Nallala, a CSE student, achieved overall academic championship for the academic year; she won four out of the 12 gold medals during her B. Tech. course. Another B. Tech. EEE student Ramaka Sriphani was awarded the Swamy Chinmayananda gold medal and received cash prize of ₹10,011 for her participation in extracurricular activities.

Rajya Sabha member Capt. V. Lakshmikantha Rao, who is the secretary and correspondent of KITS-W, said, “The university has been supporting our institute since 1980. The KITS introduced new curriculum with new rules and regulations for current academic year and also initiated online courses such as MOOCs in accordance with the MHRD and AICTE, New Delhi,” he said.

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