Orientation Programme on 09th August 2021

Orientation Programme for the International students was held on 09th August on a virtual platform by the International Relations office of IIT Roorkee. The programme was aimed at familiarizing the students to an unknown campus environment, its faculty members, infrastructure, etc. Professor P. Arumugam (Dean, International Relations) primarily spoke at length to familiarize the students about why IIT Roorkee is the top destination of international students.  He also discussed that how getting a chance to study in IIT is a rare opportunity, which students should utilize to gain knowledge and a competitive edge. Apart from academics, Prof Arumugam shed some light on the social environment of the campus, by introducing them to the extracurricular activities, Himalayan explorers club, social clubs, science club, social events, and other opportunities available to the students of IIT Roorkee. The entire IR staff were also introduced to the students mentioning the roles and responsibilities they perform for assisting the students in all aspects. Dr. Himadri Phukan, (Executive Officer, IR office) coordinated the event.