12th February, 2021
XLRI - Xavier School of Management, one of India's premier B-Schools, is all set to hold its 64th Annual Convocation on 20th February 2021. The first-ever virtual Convocation ceremony will be held to bid a final farewell to the 2018-20 batch.
Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Unilever Ltd will grace the Convocation Ceremony as the Chief Guest and will deliver the Convocation Address.
On this significant day, XLRI will be virtually presenting graduating certificates to a total of 527 students, including - 182 & 180 students of Postgraduate Programmes in Management - BM, and HRM of 2018-2020 batch; 104 students of 15-months PGDM (General Management) Program; 13 students of Fellow Program in Management (FPM) and 48 students of 2017-2020 batch of PGDM-BM Programme (Evening).
Speaking about this momentous occasion Fr. P Christie S.J., Director, XLRI, said, "Convocation is the most significant event in the academic journey for every student, as it is the culmination of all the efforts put in by an individual during their time at the XLRI campus. Considering the current Covid-19 pandemic, we have decided to shift the 64th Annual Convocation to the virtual medium. We look forward to welcoming students and their families to the Convocation to celebrate their academic achievements.
Mr. T. V. Narendran, Chairman, Board of Governors at XLRI & MD - Tata Steel India and South East Asia said, "For over seven decades, XLRI has steadfastly held on to its mission of proffering world-class education across various management-centric programs. XLRI diligently strives to create a value-based and ethics-driven teaching and learning environment while underscoring the need for all-round development. This emphasis on inculcating important core-values is what sets XLRI apart from other B-schools in the country."
XLRI-Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur is a premier, private management institute in India founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright, S.J. in the 'steel city' of Jamshedpur (www.xlri.ac.in). Over the last six decades, the institute has grown into a top-ranking business management school of international repute with a wide portfolio of management programs and research publications. Its alumni are spread around the globe and have demonstrated responsible business leadership in their organizations. XLRI continually strives to contribute its mite to the professional growth and management of numerous organizations and institutions across industry sectors. XLRI has been awarded two prestigious International Accreditations, viz. AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and AMBA - Association of MBAs. XLRI has also earned the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) accreditation.