IIM Kashipur celebrated its 8th Convocation Ceremony on June 30, 2021


Kashipur: 2 July 2021:: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kashipur virtually celebrated its eighth Convocation on June 30, 2021, owing to the current pandemic situation.

Sandeep Singh, Chairperson, Board of Governors, declared the opening of the 8th Convocation Ceremony of IIM Kashipur. He congratulated the batch and advised the graduates to enjoy the day and life to the fullest. He said that as IIM Kashipur enters the second decade, it is more focused on doubling the efforts and embarking on the journey of exponential holistic growth both for the institute and the stakeholders. He also highlighted the notable changes made in IIM Kashipur for the betterment of the students in the past 2 years.

Dr. Kulbhushan Balooni, Director of IIM Kashipur in his report, talked about the revamp in the academic policies and governing the recruitment and advancement of faculty members. He stated that these were the first major changes since the inception of the institute was marked in the year 2019 – 2020 to align with the dynamic industry environment. He also highlighted the efforts taken with the aim of incorporating experiential learning with more emphasis on entrepreneurship and innovation. Moreover, he congratulated the doctoral candidates for their remarkable research contribution in the year 2020 -21 – the quality has increased with 25 papers in A* and A category and 1 notable paper in top 50 journal list of Financial times.

A total of 3 candidates of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), 3 candidates of Fellow of IIM Kashipur, 44 candidates of EPGP (2017 – 19), 25 candidates of MBA-WX (2018 – 20), 250 candidates of PGP (2018-20) and 264 candidates of MBA(2019-21) were conferred with their respective degrees.

Dr. Dilip Kumar, Chairperson, Doctoral programme announced the candidates for the award of Doctor of Philosophy and Fellow of IIM Kashipur. Dr. Abhradeep Maiti, Chairperson – MBA programme and Dr. Rahul Ashok Kamble, Chairperson – MBA-WX programme announced the medals of achievements to the following meritorious PGP/MBA students and EGPG/MBA-WX students respectively for their scholastic performance:

Award for: PGP 2018 -20, EPGP 2017 -19, MBA 2019 -21, MBA WX 2018 -20.

Gold Medal for Academic Performance:
PGP 2018 -20 : Vishvendra Singh Tomar
EPGP 2017 -19: Shibananda Dash
MBA 2019 -21: Sancheti Arhum Anand
MBA WX 2018 -20: Bithika Karmakar

Silver Medal for Academic Performances:
PGP 2018 -20 : Jyotirmoy Ray
EPGP 2017 -19 : Shikhar Saxena
MBA 2019 -21: Sangeeta Agarwal
MBA WX 2018 -20: Rahul Joshi

Bronze Medal for Academic Performance:
PGP 2018 -20 : Prakhar Mathur
MBA 2019 -21: Kaipa Guru Charan Reddy

Medal for Best All Around Performance:
PGP 2018 -20 : Dixit Chirag Santhosh
MBA WX 2018 -20: Hemraj Bairwa

The event was attended by all the Faculty members, graduating students, and their respective family members. A live webcast of the event was done through the official website of IIM Kashipur.

IIM Kashipur:

The Indian Institute of Management Kashipur is a second-generation IIM set up by the Government of India in 2011. This year on 29 April 2021, the institute completed 10 years of excellence marking a decade of continuous growth. Nested in the lap of the Himalayas, the 200-acre campus IIM Kashipur is located just 25 kilometers from Jim Corbett National Park, spreading loudness and cheers in the serene town of Kashipur. Currently led by the Director Dr. Kulbhushan Balooni, the institute was ranked 4th place amongst the B-schools around the country, in the Dare2Compete Awards, 2021 highlighting the consistent growth of the institute. IIM Kashipur has also added the international collaboration of the Autonomous University of Madrid Spain to its list of 15 other renowned universities.

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