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Also seen seated on the dais in between the graduate and Prof. K. A. V. Pandalai (Director, IITM) is the chief guest, Mrs. Indira Gandhi (Prime Minister of India). The Minister of Finance, Mr. V. R. Nedunchezhiyan can be seen at the right end of the image.
The eleventh convocation of IIT Madras took place on the 9th of September, 1974. The ceremony was held in the Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) ground which is situated within the Institute’s premises. The chief speaker was Mrs. Indira Gandhi. The convocation commenced at 04:00 pm that day and a large audience was present to witness the event. At the eleventh convocation a total of 551 students received their degrees (B.Tech.- 236, D.I.I.T.- 23, M.Tech.-182, M.Sc.- 39, M. S. – 26, P.hD.- 45).