Convocation Ceremony of 14th batch of
“Indus Business Academy, Bangalore”
26th November, 2016
“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 26th Nov. 2016 when the whole IBA family gathered to congratulate the 14th batch (2014-16) 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. Mr. Anoop Mathur was the chief guest for the day. Mr. Mathur last served as the President and Member of Group Advisory Board at Mahindra & Mahindra and was also Executive Director at Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Well known dignitaries of IBA including Mr. B.M.L Jain – Chairman, IBA, Dr. Subhash Sharma, Director, IBA Bangalore, Mr. Manish Jain, Founder & CEO, IBA Bangalore, Mr. Pradeep Kumar, Governing council member, IBA & Mr. Anant Sagar, Honorary Secretary, IBA Alumni Association along with all the faculty members graced the event with their presence. The ceremony started with the welcome speech by Mr. Manish Jain followed by Mr. B.M L Jain & Dr. Subhash Sharma addressing the gathering. Mr. Pradeep Kumar then introduced the gathering to Mr. Mathur, after which Mr. Mathur enlightened the passing out batch with his experiences in the corporate world. 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 Mr. Mathur 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 14-16. 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.