3 IIT-Kanpur students create record, finish BTech course in 7 semesters

Kanpur: In a first of such instance, three exemplary students of IIT-Kanpur have set a record by finishing their programme in just three and a half years instead of four.


The BTech degree course, which is divided into eight semesters, were completed by these three students in seven, a Times Of India report read. 


Two other students of BTech+MTech Dual degree course have also managed to complete their course in nine semesters instead of 10.


However, despite their extraordinary display of brilliance, these students will get their degrees next year when the convocation ceremony would be held.


In a meeting, which was chaired by IIT-Kanpur Director, Prof Indranil Manna, the senate applauded the efforts of these three BTech students.


BTech+MTech Dual degree programme is a five-year course divided into 10 semesters and a student is required to complete the entire course to become eligible to get the degree.