A Management Institute is evaluated based on the academic performance of its students, student placements and alumni. Jaipuria Institute of Management has a remarkable record of 600 placements as of May 2015. The excellent student performance during 2013 to 2015 and the alumni produced, was witnessed at the Nineteenth Annual Convocation held on the 2ndof May, 2015, and graced by Shri Bibek Debory, the eminent Indian Economist as the Chief Guest. Chairman, Shri Sharad Jaipuria, Vice Chairman, Shri Shreevats Jaipuria, Director of the Institute, Prof. Ashraf M. Rizvi, the esteemed members of the Board of Governors and the Academic Council of Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow, were also present at the occasion.
Shri Sharad Jaipuria welcomed the Chief Guest, other dignitaries and the congregation. Prof. Ashraf Rizvi spoke of the milestones achieved by Jaipuria Institute during the academic tenure of 2013-2015. He extended his warm wishes to the graduation class, while also encouraged them to be goal-oriented and value-based in their approach to life.The Chief Guest, Mr. Bibek Debroy, while congratulating the students for their success, expressed the hope that they “get what they want” in life rather than “want what they get”. Speaking on the subject of education, he emphasized the need for an education system that encouraged entrepreneurship and the need for a transition from ‘licensing’ to ‘regulation’ in the system.
A total of 306 students successfully completed various programs: 2-year full-time PGDM;2-year full-time PGDM (Financial Services);2-year full-time PGDM (Retail Management); and 3-year part-time PGDM programmes. The diplomas were conferred on successful candidates by Shri Sharad Jaipuria, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Institute.The ‘Student of the Year 2015’ trophy was presented to Nikita Mehra for exceptional scholastic performance in the various two-year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Management program. She was also conferred with the Chairman’s Gold Medal; Angita Bordoloi and Khushboo Jagtiani walked away with the Vice Chairperson’s Silver Medal and Shoumi Bhattacharya was awarded with the Director’s Bronze Medal in the full-time PGDM Program.
Pooja Srivastava was presented with the Chairman’s Gold Medal in Full-time PGDM (Financial Services) Programme and Sarvjeet Kumar Dubey was awarded the Chairman’s Gold Medal in full-time PGDM (Retail Management) Programme. Ananga Das was given the Chairman’s Gold Medal in Part-time PGDM. Three Alumni were awarded the distinguished Alumnus Award.
Mr. Anand Narain Kapoor, VC and Owner, Midcom Group, and Mr. Akash Kapoor, MD, Midcom Group were presented with the Entrepreneurship Award. The award for Corporate Excellence was given to Mr. Anshumal Dixit, Country head HR, Arvato – Bertelsmann, while Mr. Vijay Goel, partner with Singhania group of companies, was awarded for Notable Public Service.The Faculty award went to Dr. Raj Kumar Ojha. The Convocation Souvenir was released and a Vote of Thanks proposed by Shri Shreevats Jaipuria.