Convocation Ceremony of 15th batch of Indus Business Academy, Bangalore
24th February, 2018
“Ya Kundendu E, tushaar Haar dhavala, Ya subhra Vastravita,
Ya Veenaam Vardanamandit karo, Ya Shwet Padmasana,
Ya Bramhachyut Shankar Prabhitibhir, Devai Sada Vandata,
Saa Maa Saraawati Bhagwati, Neeshesh Jaadyapaha”
The auspicious day started with the students chanting above mentioned quotes of Saraswati Vandana, filling the aura with purity & peace and blessings of the “Goddess of Knowledge”. It was a beautiful afternoon of 24th Feb. 2018 when the whole IBA family gathered to congratulate the 15th batch (2015-17) of IBA Bangalore for passing out successfully and wishing them all the best in their future endeavors. The convocation symbolizes “A new beginning” in the corporate world and was honoured by lightening of the lamp. Ms. Pankajam Sridevi was the chief guest for the day. Ms. Pankajam is the Managing Director at ANZ Bengaluru Service Centre and leads the Service Centres in Bengaluru, Manila and Chengdu. Well known dignitaries of IBA including Mr. Manish Jain, Founder & CEO, IBA Bangalore, as well as Mr. Pawan Kumar, Governing council member, IBA along with all the faculty members graced the event with their presence. The ceremony started with the lamp lightening and welcome speech by Mr. Manish Jain followed by him introducing the gathering to Ms. Pankajam, after which ma’am enlightened the passing out batch with her experiences in the corporate world and the current expectations of industry from Management graduates. Students graduated with flying colors and the pride was visible on their as well as their parents’ faces. Several students received various awards & Scholarships including Dr. Anil Agrawal’s Memorial Award worth Rs. 25,000. All students were conferred their degree certificate by Ms. Pankajam with a ray of hope to see them at top levels in different capacities for the new world, that they were stepping into. As our slogan goes “Think Beyond.. Think IBA”, its significance was well demonstrated by Batch 15-17. The time came eventually for the event to end by thanking all those who were present which was well presented by Prof. Suresh V Chandra with a hope that the passing out batch will make their Alma Mater proud at all levels.