Nagpur: The third convocation ceremony of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Nagpur would be held on April 15. Founder and group CEO of Future Group Kishore Biyani would be the chief guest on the occasion.
Master’s degree in Business Administration would be conferred to the successful students of the outgoing batch on the occasion. The event will also be graced by dignitaries from academia, industry and the administration.
The entire batch of 55, of the Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management will graduate in the ceremony. The Institute will also award gold medals for the best scholastic performance and all-round performance in the ceremony that will be held at Chitnavis Centre, Nagpur.
Earlier in March, the Institute registered 100% final placements for its third batch – becoming the first of the new generation IIMs that became operational in 2015 – to accomplish the task for the Batch of 2017-19. Students have been placed in organizations such as Deloitte Consulting, ZS Associates, MuSigma, Berger Paints, V-Guard, Schindler, Sutherland Global, GroupM, Decimal Point Analytics, ValueLabs, JK Technosoft, FSS and Aspect Ratio Data, among others. Startups such as Moglix, Build Supply, Fortigo, Jigserv Digital also made multiple offers in the campus.
The convocation closely follows the groundbreaking ceremony for the permanent campus of IIM Nagpur at Dahegaon Mauza in MIHAN on March 6. The ceremony flagged off the development of a sprawling campus – complete with an academic block, student hostels, administrative block, faculty and staff housing, and allied infrastructure – for the Institute, which currently operates from a temporary campus at VNIT Nagpur.