Ujjwal Kirti|Aug 14, 2023
IIM Udaipur hosts 11th convocation ceremony, 398 students receive MBA degrees
The IIM Udaipur convocation ceremony was held on March 26, 2023.
NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Udaipur hosted its 11th annual convocation ceremony for its flagship MBA programmes on March 26, 2023. In the convocation ceremony, a total of 398 students graduated, including one PhD student, 303 students from the two-year MBA programme and 95 students from the one-year MBA Global Supply Chain Management and one-year MBA Digital Enterprise Management programmes.
Sarita Uniyal was awarded the PhD degree in Marketing. Shubham Kumar Jalewa was awarded a gold medal for scholastic performance in the one-year MBA in Global Supply Chain Management programme. Akshay Verma was awarded a gold medal for the one-year MBA in Digital Enterprise Management programme. Chaitanya Pansare, Devanshu Jain, Sagar Yadav and Amarjeet Singh were awarded gold medals for scholastic performance in the two-year MBA programme. Akash Nambiar of the two-year MBA programme was adjudged the Best All-Round Student.
Pankaj Patel, Chairman of the Board of Governors, IIM Udaipur, presided over the convocation. In his welcome address, he said, “Management is a noble profession and it is the responsibility of the institute to transform the students into able leaders. I hope that the skills gained from here shall lead the students into winning all their personal and professional battles.
At this moment, I would tell you to realize that learning never stops and graduation is just the beginning of the next level for all of you and you shall be facing new, more challenging circumstances on a daily basis. I shall also state that faculty always stay at the heart of learning. IIM Udaipur values such contributions and gives utmost priority to top quality research to build repute and prominence. The institute's professors have published numerous research papers across renowned journals worldwide. The institute has also taken many initiatives like Vidhyanjali to contribute to the society. Overall the institute has created an atmosphere where the learnings of the students align with the core values of the institute to deliver a transformational experience.”
The chief guest of the convocation was Shekhar Ghosh, MD, CEO, Bandhan Bank. Congratulating the students and the institute he said, “I have spent a third of my life building businesses and enterprises and this is an area I know best. I shall talk about my learnings of experience as I did not graduate from a Business school. But I do realize that a B-school gives you the ability to think about a problem from different angles and reach at a solution. It provides you the ability to work hard under pressure.”
The concluding address was given by Professor Ashok Banerjee, Director, IIM Udaipur where he congratulated the graduates of the convocation. "As we celebrate their academic achievements, I am pleased to announce that this year again, we have achieved 100% placements for our graduating batch. This remarkable achievement is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our students, faculty, and placement team. At our institution, we are committed to providing our students with a world-class education that is grounded in cutting-edge research and innovation. Research and innovation are key drivers of growth and progress in the business world", he added.
The IIM convocation was also graced by the faculty and staff of IIM Udaipur, parents and relatives of the graduating batches.
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