April 15, 2023
Management Development Institute Gurgaon and Murshidabad jointly celebrated Convocation 2023 at MDI Gurgaon campus on 15 April 2023. The convocation ceremony was conducted under the revered presence of Shri. Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce & Industry, Food and Public Distribution, and Textiles, who presided over as the Chief Guest.
The joint Annual Convocation was also graced by the Chairman, Shri Rajnish Kumar, MDI Board of Governors, Members of the Board of Governors, Acting Director, MDI Gurgaon, Dr. Sangeeta Shah Bhardwaj, Director, MDI
Murshidabad, Dr. Atmanand, faculty, students, parents, and distinguished guests. From the batch of the academic year 2021-2023, a total of 556 students from different Post Graduate Programmes including 7 Fellow Scholars received their diplomas from MDI Gurgaon. The institute also awarded 21 medals to meritorious students.
MDI Murshidabad conferred diplomas on 158 students from its PGDM programme and 5 medals.
Continuing the legacy, MDI Gurgaon completed yet another year of wonderful placements. The highest salary stood at Rs. 60 Lakhs. The median salary offered to the batch stood at Rs.26.13 lakhs per annum. A total of 102 companies participated in the recruitment drive, out of which 21 companies were first-time recruiters. Firms in spaces such as conglomerates and manufacturing, technology, media and tele-communications, BFSI, consulting, FMCG/FMCD, automobiles, e-commerce, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, energy and logistics made a sizable number of offers.
“I congratulate all of them to become stake holder of better India and contribute to our economy”, said Shri Piyush Goyal- honourable minister of commerce and industry, consumer affairs, food and public distribution & textile.
“Education is not just about earning a degree but also about shaping character and building resilience. Through the challenges and obstacles, that you have faced and overcome, in shaping your own career trajectory in these two years of toil and rigor, you have grown and developed into compelling and cogent future leaders of tomorrow,” said Shri. Rajnish Kumar, Chairman, Board of Governors, MDI.
“The Fellow Programme in Management of MDI Gurgaon has received equivalence to Ph.D from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) recently. Research events are critical in promoting research, connecting it to practice, and increasing visibility in the academic community,” said Dr. Sangeeta Shah Bhardwaj, Acting Director, MDI Gurgaon .
“This year we have added more international partners and now we have MoUs with over 90 international institutes and organisations to facilitate student and faculty exchange programme for doing joint research, organizing conferences and conducting programmes” added Dr. Bhardwaj.
MDI Murshidabad concluded its phenomenally spectacular final placement for the batch of 2021-23 in record time with consistently been going towards an upward trajectory over the years in terms of its final and summer placements, and this year's results have been particularly noteworthy. The average and median pay have reached new heights of Rs.12.67 Lakh Per Annum and Rs.11.40 Lakh Per Annum, respectively, demonstrating a considerable increase. The highest bidder's offer increased by 42.8% at 20 Lakh Per Annum, which was closely followed by Rs.18.65 Lakh Per Annum and Rs.18.02 Lakh Per Annum. Students were placed in 56 companies, 32 of which were new recruiters.”, said Dr. Atmanand, Director, MDI Murshidabad.