The First Year BE/BTech courses for the academic year 2021-2022 was inaugurated on 15 Nov 2021. The function was conducted on virtual mode, with traditional flavour, and was witnessed by 1599 fresher's admitted at BIT during the current academic year. The Chief Guest, Mr Shashikanth Jayaraman, Vice President – Global Human Resources, Multicore Ware Inc., inaugurated the courses & appreciated BIT for providing the best infrastructure and teaching-learning environment. He also emphasised the importance of the industry tie-ups that the BIT has built, which could be the deciding factor in landing high profile jobs and fostering entrepreneurs. Chairman, Thiru SV Balasubramaniam, delivered the presidential address and gave a glimpse of the efforts of BIT to provide world-class facilities and education to its students. He also outlined the opportunities that await high performers in the software industry. Trustee, Dr MP Vijayakumar IAS (Retd), spoke on establishing special labs to train the students to develop the technical and creative skills to become successful entrepreneurs. He also explained the facilities available in various departments to provide necessary technical skills to participate in national & International competitions. Principal Dr C Palanisamy welcomed the participants, and Dr K Sivakumar, Dean PDS, proposed the vote of thanks.