Kanpur: In the first instance of its own kind, three students of IIT-Kanpur have completed their programme in just three and a half years, instead of the specified four-year duration.
These students finished B.Tech in seven semesters instead of eight.
As per The Times of India, two other students of B.Tech+M.Tech Dual degree course have completed their course in nine semesters instead of 10.
Notably, B.Tech+M.Tech Dual degree programme is a five-year course.
Albeit these five students have managed to complete their entire course in lesser duration, they will get their degrees in 2017 when the convocation ceremony would take place.
The meeting of the senate members of IIT-Kanpur on Friday hailed the efforts of the three B.Tech students.