Convocation 2014: Presenting the Leaders of Tomorrow
9 May 2014
FIIB’s 18th annual convocation ceremony was celebrated on the 9th May 2014 at the MBA campus. With shiny robes on, the beaming class of 2012-2014 filled the corridors of PHD Chambers with energy and vibrancy as they assembled to collect their diplomas and enjoy the solemn ceremony.
Ms Radhika Shrivastava, Executive Director, FIIB Delhi delivered the opening address, specifically congratulating the management students for their achievements in the last two years at the institute. She highlighted how the students have transformed at the college and that they leave after having made a mark on the minds of whoever came in touch with them.
The batch has left noteworthy examples which would be sighted to the many incoming batches as examples to follow and achieve.(Watch Ms Radhika’s Address here)
On the occasion, Mr Vinay Mittal, Chief Financial Strategist, HT Media, joined us as the Chief Guest. In his Convocation Address, Mr Vinay shared some life changing philosophies and lines of inspiration with the graduating batch as they get ready to step into the corporate world and face some of the most enduring challenges. He advised them to strive for excellence through hard work and move ahead with a “never say die” attitude.(Mr Mittal’s speech can be viewed here)
During the ceremony, the academic toppers of each department were awarded medals for excellence in academics. In addition, the most prestigious Awards including Batch topper, runner up and R.K. Shrivastava Award for all-round achievement were conferred upon the MBA students. Amidst the excitement of walking to the stage to collect the degree and awards, one couldn’t miss the emotional effect of the ceremony on the students, faculty and parents as each rejoiced the moment of pride. Parents felt proud to see their children grow into leaders of tomorrow while the faculty was over-whelmed to see another batch of management students graduating. This year’s convocation has commemorated yet another significant milestone for the college.
AuditoriumFIIB’s state-of-the-art auditorium can seat over 150 individuals and has provisions for video conferencing along with other ultra-modern technologies. Students also enjoy the provision of multiple conference and seminar halls if required.
CafeteriaA fully functional cafeteria serves sumptuous meals and beverages all through the day for the students to refresh and revive. Students not only enjoy the meals here but sometimes unwind sitting in the area over a cup of coffee.
ClassroomsThe state of the art classrooms at the Institute enhance the learning experience of students as they are equipped with the latest equipment including projectors, screens, options for video conferencing etc.
Electronic Resource CentreThe campus hosts a state-of-the-art computer lab housing over 180 terminals and 200 laptops. The campus is Wi-Fi enabled. Online Learning and Teaching Software is also provided for flexibility and access to learning material at all times.
Indoor GamesThe recreational centre has arrangements for several indoor sports like pool, table tennis, carom and chess. These may be accessed by students during their breaks and can be used as effective recreational tools to relax.
Knowledge Resource CentreStudents can access a fully computerized and air-conditioned library housing over 15,000 books, 195 periodicals/journals, 750 audio-visual and multimedia. The Library subscribes to major online research and informational databases.
Outdoor GamesThe Campus also has provisions badminton, volleyball and a number of outdoor games and activities
Recreational CentreThe recreational centre of FIIB provides its students space and opportunity to indulge in activities like indoor games and relax. The Centre is outfitted with television, student lockers and various indoor sports like pool table, table tennis, carom and chess.