Indian Institute Of Management Nagpur Concludes First Convocation Today
Indian Institute of Management Nagpur (IIM Nagpur) held its first convocation at 8.30 a.m. on Friday April 14, 2017 at VNIT Auditorium, Nagpur. Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping, Government of India was the Chief Guest and delivered the Convocation address. Chairman, Board of Governors, IIM Nagpur delivered the welcome address at the event. IIM Nagpur Director was also present and addresed the convocation.
Conferral of PGP Diplomas and awarding of scholastic medals were awarded at the IIM Nagpur Convocation event.
IIM Nagpur started functioning in 2015 under the guidance and mentorship of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, one of the top institutes of management in India. IIM Nagpur is located within the campus of VNIT Nagpur till it moves to its own campus later.
IIM-Napur campus: As reported, PM Modi will lay the foundation stone for the IIM Nagpur's campus coming up on a 150-acre plot of land in Mihan.
As of now, IIM-N, IIIT and MNLU are being currently run from buildings owned by different institutes in the city.
Further, PM Modi will also inaugurate other premier institutes like the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Indian Institute of Information and Technology (IIIT) and Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU) through video-conferencing from Mankapur Indoor stadium.
Moreover, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Union ministers Nitin Gadkari, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar, Piyush Goyal, Ramdas Athawale, Hansraj Ahir and other leaders will be accompanying PM Modi.
The institute started its first batch of Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Management on 23rd July 2015.
Students of Post Graduate Program (PGP) class of 2016-18, Indian Institute of Management Nagpur (IIMN) were jubilant when their batch got 100% Summer Placement like their senior batch last year. This year more than 40 recruiters across all sectors found IIMN students' suitable for the summer internship positions. IIMN has seen a significant increase in a number of first time recruiters even for the second batch of PGP students.
The prominent recruiters' list includes Yes Bank, BPCL, ICICI Lombard, Choice India, Calderys, Delivering Change Foundation (Sakal Group), IDBI Federal, Excellon, Diffusion Engineers, WCL, Persistent, etc. Among these, ICICI Lombard and IDBI Federal made the highest number of offers.
Many of the students chose Sales and Marketing as their preferred domain and rest of them chose to undergo internship in domains such as Strategy, Consulting, Finance, Business Analytics, IT Consulting, Operation, and IOT.