IILM Undergraduate Business School New Delhi had their Seventeenth Graduation Ceremony for the graduating students of BSc. (Honours) in Business & Management Studies in collaboration with School of Management, University of Bradford at the IILM Lodhi Road campus on 17th November 2015.
Professor Robert Parkin, Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Bradford, UK, presided over the Ceremony and awarded Degrees to the graduating students. Mrs. Malvika Rai, Chairperson, IILM presented Dr. Kulwant Rai Gold, Silver and Bronze medals to the meritorious students. 117 students were conferred degrees in this ceremony.
Dr. Sangeeta Chopra, Dean, IILM Undergraduate Business School, welcomed Pro-Vice Chancellor, Professor Robert Parkin, University of Bradford to IILM and highlighted the long partnership between IILM-UBS and University of Bradford. This partnership has imparted quality education to more than sixteen hundred students in the field of business and management studies since the induction of its first batch in 1996.
Dr Smitha Girija, Director, IILM Institute for Higher Education in her address shared that it’s a matter of immense pride for IILM to be ranked 11 (3 Palmes of Excellence category) for 2014 in the EdUniversal rankings of best business schools in India. Based in Paris, EdUniversal is a global ranking and rating agency specializing in higher education.
She also shared that IILM is a signatory of the UN Global Compact Initiative, PRME, since 2008. In September last year IILM was selected as a PRME champion business school. Only 30 B-schools from all over the world have been given this honor and IILM is the only one from India. IILM is also one of the members the 10 member Advisory Group of the UN Global Compact PRME
In her address she also shared with the audience that AMDISA accorded IILM the prestigious SAQS Accreditation in April 2013. SAQS is the South Asian Quality Assurance System, an EFMD supported initiative. Also, it is a matter of great pride that IILM has now initiated the process of applying to AACSB which is the premier accreditation agency for B-Schools globally.
In his address Professor Parkin highlighted how the University of Bradford is enriched with students from all parts of the world and varied nationalities. He advised the graduating students that they should realize their inner strengths and dreams and not let anything in the world lower their confidence. He motivated them by emphasizing the importance of their age and stage of life. He also stressed that students should always put the knowledge gained in these years into practical work and innovation, which is also the University’s motto. In the end, he congratulated the graduating students, parents and the faculties and motivated the students in an impeccable way.
IILM Undergraduate Business School established since 1996 is one of the most prestigious Business Schools in the country today.
Dr. David Spicer addressing the audience at IILM’s Seventeeth Annual Convocation Ceremony, 2015
IILM Seventeenth Annual Convocation of Batch 2015
Lightning of the Lamp by Chairperson – Mrs. Malvika Rai on IILM’s Seventeeth Annual Convocation
The Dr Kulwant Rai Gold & Siver Medals Presented by Mrs. Malvika Rai, Chairperson IILM