IIM Udaipur || 6th Convocation Ceremony

IIM Udaipur || 6th Convocation Ceremony

The 6th convocation of IIM Udaipur was held on 23rd March, 2018. This was the second convocation from their new campus. The occasion was graced by Mr. Pankaj Patel, CMD of Zydus Cadila, Chairman of Board of Directors, IIM Udaipur; Prof. Janat Shah, director of IIM Udaipur and Shri Sunil Kant Munjal, Chairman of Hero Entreprises as the chief guest for the event.

 
IIM Udaipur || 6th Convocation Ceremony

The 6th convocation of IIM Udaipur was held on 23rd March, 2018. This was the second convocation from their new campus. The occasion was graced by Mr. Pankaj Patel, CMD of Zydus Cadila, Chairman of Board of Directors, IIM Udaipur; Prof. Janat Shah, director of IIM Udaipur and Shri Sunil Kant Munjal, Chairman of Hero Entreprises as the chief guest for the event.

Mr. Pankaj Patel, Chairman of the Board of Directors, IIM Udaipur congratulated the students for being the first respective batches at IIM Udaipur to be conferred degrees instead of diplomas. He mentioned that IIM Udaipur was ranked 3 rd above other premier institutes like IIM, Ahmedabad and IIM, Calcutta in the rankings issued by UT Dallas for Indian Business schools regarding research papers published in the years 2013-2017. He also acknowledged the presence of the part-time and full-time faculty members of IIM Udaipur to whom the students are indebted for their degrees. He also mentioned how IIM Udaipur was fostering management education in India with its exceptional courses- PGP, PGPX, MDP, FPM and Summer School for Future Leaders in Development.

IIM Udaipur || 6th Convocation Ceremony

The chief guest began his speech with a request to the students to thank their parents for making the sacrifices that were pivotal for the students to be able to stand where they are today. He advised the students to embrace success and to learn from failures. He further adviced them to keep trying new things and learn. He also stressed that students should maintain good relationships throughout their personal and professional life as humans are the ones who create a difference in the world and not technology or machines. He ended his address with a focus on the need to empower women and to transform India from an agrarian economy to a developed nation.

Gold medals were awarded to the rank holders of both the courses – with Saravan Mariappan from PGPX and Sakshi Babar from PGP, being the gold medalist students from the respective batches. Additionally, Rishabh Nagaich from the PGP batch was awarded with a gold medal for being the all-rounder for the year.

The event concluded with an address by the director of the institute, Prof Janat Shah, who began his speech with a vote of thanks to the faculty for helping the students benefit from their decades of experience and enabling IIM Udaipur to present an amazing academic experience to the graduating batches. He also expressed confidence that the graduating students were now ready to take on the world. Additionally, he advised the students to invest in their life and family with the same zeal as well.

IIM Udaipur || 6th Convocation Ceremony

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