SPJIMR Annual Convocation 2019

SPJIMR Annual Convocation 2019

SPJIMR’s Annual Convocation, a significant milestone which marks the culmination of the academic life of its participants, was held on Saturday, April 13th 2019 at its sprawling Andheri campus.

The Chief Guest for the Convocation was Mr. Suresh Narayanan, Chairman & Managing Director, Nestlé India Ltd.

The Convocation began with an academic procession, led by the SPJIMR Dean Dr. Ranjan Banerjee along with the Chief Guest and the Faculty Coordinator for the Convocation Ceremony Dr. Suranjan Das, followed by the Governing Council members, programme heads and faculty members attending the ceremony. The procession began from the teaching facilities, making its way to the lawns on the far west end of the 45-acre campus.



Four programmes of SPJIMR – the two-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), the 15-month Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM), the Post Graduate Executive Management Programme (PGEMP) and the Post Graduate Management Programme for Women received their diplomas and certificates.  The Chief Guest Mr. Narayanan awarded the Certificates for Scholastic Excellence to the ‘Dean’s Top Honours’ awardees in each programme. This was followed by conferring of Graduation Certificates by the respective Programme Chairpersons, SPJIMR. 

SPJIMR Dean, Dr Ranjan Banerjee conferred the oath after which a graduate from each programme recounted their SPJIMR experience.  The Convocation was declared closed by the Dean, SPJIMR. The ceremony ended with an elaborate dinner in the lawns. 

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SPJIMR Annual Convocation

Order of Proceedings


5:10pm - Convocation procession starts

5:29pm - Introduction by Ms Priti Miranda, Registrar, Academic Administration, SPJIMR

5.30pm - Declaration: Convocation open by Dr Ranjan Banerjee, Dean, SPJIMR

5:31pm - Invocation prayer by Ms Vasanti Jayaraman

5:35pm - Welcome Address and Introduction of Chief Guest by Dean, SPJIMR

5:55pm - Conferring of scholastic medals and certificates by the Chief Guest

6:15pm - Convocation Address by Mr Suresh Narayanan, Chairman & MD, Nestle India Ltd

6:40pm - Conferring of Graduation Certificates by respective Programme Chairpersons, SPJIMR

8:00pm - Conferring of oath by Dean, SPJIMR

8:05pm - ‘Reflections’ - One graduate from each Programme to share their SPJIMR experience

8:15pm - National Anthem led by SPJIMR team

8:19pm - Declaration: Convocation closed by Dr Ranjan Banerjee, Dean, SPJIMR

8:20pm - Convocation procession returns

8.30pm - Dinner


SPJIMR Dean, Dr Ranjan Banerjee speaks at the Annual Convocation 2019: 

You are SPJIMR! As you go forth in the world, remember that you carry a part of us with you. We wish that you may find your best selves, and live a life enriched with both happiness and meaning- a life lived with courage and heart, qualities that are at the essence of the brand we will nurture together in the years to come.

Read the full speech




Glimpses of Annual Convocation 2019
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