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IIM KOZHIKODE CELEBRATES ITS 20TH ANNUAL CONVOCATION  

 

Dr. Janmejaya Kumar Sinha, Chairman- Asia Pacific, Boston Consulting Group addressed the convocation

 

572 Students Received Degrees

 

 Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) celebrated its 20th Annual Convocation with Dr. Janmejaya Kumar Sinha, Chairman- Asia Pacific, Boston Consulting Group, gracing the event as the Chief Guest. Chairman of IIMK Board of Governors,  A. Vellayan and Director-in-charge of IIMK, Prof. Kulbhushan Balooni also graced the occasion along with the members of the IIMK Board.

The event marked the successful completion of the academic program and saw 572 students getting their diplomas and fellowships. The air was filled with jubiliation as 378 students of the PGP class of 2018 (among them 103 were females), who got awarded the Post Graduate Diploma in Management, the 187 students of the class of EPGP 2018 (among them 24 were females) – 73 from EPGP Kochi and 114 from EPGP Kozhikode, who completed the Executive Post Graduate Program in Management and the 7 students of the doctoral program (among them 2 were females) who were awarded the title of Fellow Program in Management (Doctoral Degree).

IIMK Gold medals for scholastic performance were awarded to  Tulsiani Avijeet Mahendrakumar, Ayush Gupta and  Manju Murali of the PGP batch. The IIMK Gold Medal for all-round performance was awarded to  Shruti Kapur of PGP. The IIMK Gold Medal for the Scholastic Performance for EPGP Kozhikode was awarded to Mr. Vineeth Dubey and IIMK Gold Medal for Scholastic performance EPGP (Kochi Campus) was awarded to G Gopikrishnan.

The chief guest of the occasion, Dr. Janmejaya Kumar Sinha, while congratulating the graduating students and their proud parents, summarized his address in seven quotes of wisdom and elaborated what those meant to him. These quotes emphasized the values of empathy, kindness, perseverance, courage, integrity, etc. Quoting Buddha, he said that the path to the goal is more important than the goal itself. Drawing inspiration from Confucius, he advised them not to be reluctant in pursuing an innovative course of action when existing ones are not sufficient. He further urged them to pursue their professions in a way which would be a message to others.

In his remarks to the graduates, Director-in-charge Prof. Kulbhushan Balooni talked about the importance of having clarity about purpose in life. He quoted the famous lines “For a life without meaning, is a kite without a string, at the mercy of the tempest.”  The Director stated the glorious achievements of the institute and significant contributions made by the faculties, research scholars and students in the field of knowledge. He also spoke about the significant contributions made by newly set–up business incubator and entrepreneurship development center ‘IIMK LIVE’ in fostering entrepreneurship and creating new job opportunities. 

In his maiden address as the Chairman of the institute,A. Vellayan solicited the cooperation of all stakeholders in pursuing his vision of making IIMK one among the top 3 IIMs within the next 3 to 5 years. In his welcome address, he talked about the importance of commitment to the society and contributing towards making the world a better place to live.

Present on occasion were IIMK fraternity, guests, parents, relatives, family, and friends of students.

About Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode

 

Started in 1997 with its Postgraduate Programme (PGP), the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) is on a high growth trajectory today, offering widest range of academic programmes in the field of management education. These include Fellow Program in Management, Executive PG Programs, Management Development Programs and Faculty Development Programs. IIMK set up a Satellite campus at Infopark, Kochi, in 2013 dedicated to Executive Education.

 

 

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