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JK Business School Celebrates Its Convocation Ceremony 2019

Gurgaon, 1 September 2019: JK Business School, India’s leading B-school, celebrated its Convocation Ceremony 2019 for PGDM batches 2016-18 and 2017-19 at its campus.             Dr. Sanjiv Marwah, Director, JK Business School, Guest of Honor Mr. Vivek Gupta, Founder and Chairman, ISON Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and Guest of Honor Mr. Varun Gupta, Director, Kent RO Systems Ltd. conferred the diplomas to PGDM batches 2016-18 and 2017-19 respectively.

Mrs. Varsha Singhania, Vice Chairperson, JK Business School delivered a rousing speech and encouraged the students with her own life experiences. She said “It is said that a human being is born twice. First, when you’re born and second, when you discover the reason for your birth. Our ikigai is hidden deep inside each of us and finding it requires a patient search.” She shared her journey of self-discovery or ikigai in Japanese. She impressed upon the students to have a purpose in life and stressed the need to undergo self-discovery before deciding on a career.

Following this, she presented medals to the rank holders of PGDM batch 2016-18 – Varsha Tiwari (1st position, 3.68 CGPA), Anushree Nuwal (2nd position, 3.5 CGPA), and Varsha Chhokar (3rd position, 3.39 CGPA) – and to the rank holders of PGDM batch 2017-19 – Iti Sharma (1st position, 3.7 CGPA), Md. Abu Bakkar (2nd position, 3.68 CGPA), Twinkle Gaur (2nd position, 3.68 CGPA), and Piyush Khandelwal (3rd position, 3.49 CGPA). Dr. Ajay Mehta, Registrar, JK Business School oversaw the entire convocation while Dr. Richa Dahiya, Dean, JK Business School introduced the guests.

JK Business School awarded diplomas to a total of 109 students at the Convocation 2019.          The Guests of Honor, while addressing the gathering, commended the college’s efforts to create a holistic learning environment for the students. Dr. Marwah and the Guests of Honor congratulated the graduates on their success and wished them the best for the future. The event was attended by proud parents, faculty members, staff, the media and distinguished members of academia.

In his address, Dr. Sanjiv Marwah, Director, JK Business School, said, “Do not go where the crowd takes you; make your own path, think for your own and most importantly, do not accept hand-me-downs.” He underlined the many initiatives the college has taken in the last few years such as leadership lectures, industry visits, workshops, and conferences. He highlighted the awards the college has received in recent years including being named ‘Asia’s top institution for Industry-Academic Partnership ASSOCHAM 2019’ and being awarded the Education World Grand Jury Award for Extraordinary Leadership by Education World (All India Ranking 3) 2019. He closed his speech with a few wise words for the graduates, emphasizing that they should create their own paths and think independently. Inspiring words indeed that the graduating batches will cherish as they carve successful futures!

In his Convocation 2019 speech, Guest of Honor Mr. Vivek Gupta, Founder and Chairman, ISON Technologies Pvt. Ltd., shared his personal and corporate challenges and encouraged students to work hard to achieve success in life. He detailed his journey to success with big corporations, the ups and downs he encountered along the way, and the birth of his entrepreneurial venture, ISON Technologies Pvt. Ltd. His encouraging words of pursuing one’s dreams, irrespective of one’s background, and the need to unlearn and re-learn encouraged the graduates to work hard and follow their passion.

In his Convocation 2019 address, Guest of Honor Mr. Varun Gupta, an alumnus of Columbia University and Director, Kent RO Systems Ltd., shared the challenges faced by his company on the way to becoming India’s top personal water treatment brand. He reminded them of late President APJ Abdul Kalam who always urged youngsters to learn. Mr. Gupta also underlined the importance of having focus, improving the self, learning from failure, and managing time. His words of wisdom resonated with the graduates and everyone in attendance.

JK Business School (JKBS), is a member of J.K. Organisation, one of the leading private sector groups in India, with a great history of contribution to Indian business through diverse industries and initiatives in the field of education. JKBS was established in the year 2006 in Gurgaon (Haryana) to train fresh graduates in the field of management.

JKBS is spread across 10 acres of lush green strategically located in the corporate hub of Gurugram. It’s known for its eco-friendly premises with an air quality index of less than 75. Established in 2006, it offers an extensive curriculum with value-added and job-oriented courses combined with real-time live projects. Its Digital Knowledge Resource Center contains over 1,000 national and international e-journals that students can refer to. With attractive scholarship schemes such as the Govind Hari Singhania Global Immersion Programme, students can study along with other management students from around the world and learn from the best teaching processes by eminent professors.

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