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Students must take
Innovative Steps and be Entrepreneurs: IITG Dean
Baridua, Ri Bhoi, September 1, 2018: An innovative mind is
must for young students while pursuing competitive and higher
studies. Students should never be hesitant to take innovative
steps and become entrepreneurs to take forward the nation
towards progress. This was stated by Dr Saurabh Basu, Professor
of Physics & Dean Education Outreach Program, IIT, Guwahati
while addressing as the chief guest in the new engineering
students’ get together programme at the Regional Institute of
Science and Technology here yesterday.
Addressing the students, Prof Basuexplained how to crack
different competitive entranceexams like JEE, JAM, GATE that
leads to study in IIT. He advised the students to go through
previous five years’ entrance question papers so that they can
get the concepts which will help the students to crack the
exams. He also advised students to go through various books as
well as online learning portals. “With hardwork and dedication
only one can achieve success”, he added.
Among the different events held, a special attraction of the
programme was the contests of Mr and Ms Freshers 2018, which was
judged by popular figures like RJ Mandy, Udayan Deworah and
Achyut Kalita. Special award for highest attendance of student
for academic session August 2017 to July-2018 was also given.
Earlier, Dr PC Mahanta, Director, RIST welcomed all the
participants and guests. The programme was also addressed by Dr.
P.K Goswami, Vice Chancellor, University of Science and
Technology, Meghalaya while the vote of thanks was delivered by
Dr PK Pathak. Head of the Department of Civil, RIST.