The Military College of Telecommunications Engineering (MCTE) held its graduation ceremony on Saturday in which 33 officers of the Technical Entry Program (TES-35) graduated from the institution. They obtained B Tech degrees in Computer and Telecommunications from Jawaharlal Nehru University.
In his remarks during graduation, Lt Gen MU Nair, Sena Medal, Commander MCTE, urged officers to apply their technical skills and knowledge acquired during their course, in order to enhance the capabilities of our armed forces, in the face of increased threats, especially in the emerging areas of cyber, space and the electromagnetic spectrum, from our adversaries. Knowledge acquired in the fields of communication, artificial intelligence and data analysis must be applied to solve problems in the field, to bring the armed forces to higher levels of excellence, in technology.
The guest of honor also stressed the importance of leadership and urged young leaders to be more courageous and responsible. He urged the fainted officers to keep pace with the phenomenal changes in technology, especially in the field of information and communication technology, and always strive for professional advancement.
The event ended with congratulations from the winners. The Chief Signal Officer (SO-in-C) Trophy and the Gold Medal for Best Officer Cadet were won by Lieutenant Sachin Kumar.
MCTE, with its impressive campus, state-of-the-art laboratories, dedicated faculty and dynamic academic program, conducts undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the field of electromagnetic spectrum. The institution, which celebrates its platinum jubilee this year, annually trains more than 2,000 people who become the techno warriors of the Indian armed forces.