30th April, 2023
XLRI Delhi NCR held the second convocation ceremony for the students of the PGDM (BM) batch. Under the aegis of Maruti Suzuki India Limited, gold medals for overall academic excellence, for women students, and for all-rounder were given to Yudhvier Malik, and Aarha Shah, and Rishikesh Promod Nair respectively.
Fr. George Sebastian, Vice Chairman of XLRI, declared the convocation ceremony open by the lighting of the lamp. Then, Fr. K. S. Casimir, Director, XLRI Delhi-NCR presented the yearly report and highlighted the achievements of the students congratulating them on attaining 100% placement. He accentuated that this feat enabled our institute to further consolidate its position among the top ten institutes in the country in terms of placement.
Fr. S. George, congratulated the graduating students on their performance and reminded them to continue being climbers and not succumb to the more comfortable position of campers and quitters in their professional journey. He then presented the Fr. E. Abraham Medal for Industrial and Management Development, to chief guest of the day Dr Pushp Kumar Joshi, Chairman, HPCL, during the august occasion.
Addressing the students Chief Guest Dr Joshi said that “just having IQ and EQ Is not sufficient, they also need to have SQ (spiritual quotient)” In his view Corporate life is only a subset of life, Life is much bigger and encompasses corporate life also. So a proper work life balance is important. Dr Joshi congratulated the students on successfully completing their degrees and harped on the importance of making the most of the time available to them. He also impressed upon them the importance of continued learning throughout one’s professional career.
Sameer Chadha, CEO of KPMG was present as guest of honour on this pivotal occasion for graduating students. He was felicitated by the Director of XLRI Delhi NCR, Fr. K.S. Casimir. He motivated our students to keep striving for equitable growth in their careers.
All medal winners, and those who won laurels for the institute in various competitions were felicitated. The convocation pledge was administered to the 107 outgoing graduates by our Associate Dean (Academics) Dr Rajeev Roy. The ceremony ended on a high note by singing the National Anthem, followed by the return of the academic procession.