Gurgaon, September 08, 2015: JK Business School (JKBS), Gurgaon, organised its 7th Annual Convocation 2015 Dikshant at their campus recently. 93 students received their Post Graduate Diplomas. The graduating students belong to two batches of PGDM: 2012-14 & 2013-15. Of the seven medals for excellence in academics, five were bagged by girls.
Mr. P. Balaji, Director, Vodafone India Ltd. and Dr. P. V. Gupta, Member, Advisory Committee, MDU, Rohtak and Former Director, Thapar University, Patiala were the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour respectively on the occasion.
The programme commenced by invoking Goddess Saraswati - the Goddess of knowledge and learning. This was followed by visually captivating recount of the events of the two years of the graduating batches.
Dr. Sanjiv Marwah, Director at JKBS presented the report covering the academic and other achievements of JKBS. He spoke about the stress on excellence in all spheres of the activities at JKBS, the achievement of the students and the effort of the high-class faculty and the Staff to make JKBS a widely reputed Business School. He spoke about the ongoing affiliation of JKBS with California State University, where students learn global management practices during their summer semester, as also of the efforts to expand such affiliations. He outlined the advantages of JKBS being promoted by the reputed business house of the Singhanias - JK Group.
He also said, “Given the high quality of pass-outs from JKBS, leading Corporates flock to JKBS for campus recruitment of its students”. He also spoke about the very good response to the three undergraduate courses – BBA, B Com (Hons) and BA Economics (Hons) which have commenced this year.“
Delivering the Convocation address, Chief Guest, Mr. P Balaji, Director Vodafone spoke of his experiences after his graduating from IIM Ahmadabad. He encouraged the students to think out of the box and understand the nuances of business globally. “In the present times young managers have the luxury of choices in terms of types of jobs and entrepreneurship. The need is to dream, explore and experiment. It is also very important to build bonds and create a strong networking with one’s colleagues at College and work-place”” said Mr. Balaji.
He also spoke of the need to serve the society at large, especially the underprivileged. Mr. Balaji complimented JKBS for its efforts in producing quality managers utilizing its world class infrastructure and very well qualified and experienced faculty.
The Guest of Honour, Prof VP Gupta, Dr. P. V. Gupta, Member, Advisory Committee, MDU, Rohtak and Former Director, Thapar University, Patiala blessed the young managers and said, “I feel privileged to be a part of this ceremony and truly believe that it is the faculty led by dynamic JKBS team that will create the best possible leaders in the near future where success will always follow you wherever you go.” Prof Gupta who was mentored at college by President S Radhakrishna, a teacher par excellence also spoke on the need of students making the best use of the knowledge and experience available with the Professors at JKBS.
Thereafter the graduating students took an oath of ethical corporate practices before receiving their diplomas.
Students who excelled in academics were also honoured. The Gold Medals for standing first in the 2012-14 batch were awarded to two students, both girls – Ms. Neha Deoria and Ms. Priyanka; while Ms. Shambhavi Singh received the gold medal for 2013-15 batch. The Silver Medal was awarded to Mr. Aman Dhyani (2013-15) and the Bronze to Ms. Vidhushi, Ms. Ankita Arora (both 2012-14) and Mr. Ramakant Mahawar (2013-15).
The event concluded by National Anthem and planting of saplings by the guests.
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