IIM Lucknow convocation: 15 students awarded medals for their academic performance.
Apart from 15 medals, in all 682 students of the IIM Lucknow received there diplomas on the 33rd convocation day of IIM Lucknow.
Exactly a week ago, Sambhavi Ganguly got married to Vaibhav Gupta. On Saturday, Vaibhav’s joy knew no bounds when his wife Sambhavi was called upon on the stage to receive the coveted Chairman’s Gold Medal at the 33rd Convocation of Indian Institute of Management Lucknow on Saturday.
Sambhavi said, “It was unbelievable. What was heartening to see that my husband Vaibhav kept on clapping till I came down from the dias. I got a job with Reliance industries. My stint at IIM-L was a roller coaster and I learnt a lot about management skills.”
Her parents also came from Gurgaon to see their daughter getting the medal.
Pranjay Modi was the joint recipient of Chairman’s Gold Medal. The busy life on IIM-L campus brought out the best in people and the same happened to Pranjay Modi. From being one of the back seat students in Hindu College, he graduated to top in IIM-L.
“I headed the student-elected body ‘Senate’ with no experience in handling such responsibilities. So, to sum it up this campus gives you enough avenues to try and explore and that’s the best thing about IIM-L,” said Pranjay.
Heena Goyal, who bagged the Director’s Medal, “IIM-L has prepared me to lead a confident life.” Sumit Kumar Agarwal, winner of PGP Chairman’s Medal was happy to be among the medal winners. Both Heena and Sumit said their hard work was rewarded.
In all, 15 students were given medals for their briliant academic performance.
Of the 682 students of IIM Lucknow who received their diplomas, 404 students were from the 33rd batch of Post Graduate Programme in Management, 39 students from the 14th batch of Post Graduate Programme in Agribusiness Management, 10 students from the Doctoral Programme, 3 students from Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM) along with 145 students from Post Graduate Programme in Management for Working Executives (WMP), 47 students from International Programme in Management for Executives (IPMX) batches and 34 students from Post Graduate Programme in Sustainable Management (PGPSM), from the Noida campus.
Other medal winners were: Archita Mittal who bagged Budhiraja Medal for best allrounder, Sanket Haleangadi who got Harishankar Singhania Medal for best all-rounder and Kanika Dhingra who got Bizkool Medal for best student in Information Technology.
Out of all the graduating students, 65% were from engineering background.