11th Annual Convocation of PGDM Batch 2017-19 at GL Bajaj Institute of Management and Research, Greater Noida organized on Sunday, September 01, 2019 at Greater Noida Campus. GL Bajaj Institute of Management and Research, Greater Noida organized its 11th Annual Convocation for PGDM Batch 2017-19 on Sunday, September 01, 2019, in which 206 students were awarded with Post Graduate Diploma in Management. The glittering award ceremony commenced with Devi Saraswati Vandana and lamp lighting in the presence of the Chief Guest of the Ceremony, Shri Nikhil Kumar (Ex- Governor Nagaland and Kerala, Ex- Police Commissioner, Delhi), the guest of honors Shri Ashish Pradhan, COO and Dr. Vinayshil Gautam (Chairman Academic Advisory Board, GLBIMR) along with educationists Mr. Pankaj Agarwal, Vice-Chairman, GL Bajaj Educational Institutions and Dr. Ajay Kumar, Director, GLBIMR. Mr. Pankaj Agarwal, Vice Chairman, GL Bajaj Educational Institutions extended a warm welcome to the eminent guests. He highlighted the importance of value based education and work ethics in a cut-throat corporate setting. He laid emphasis that GLBIMR is committed for creating a based quality education system with world class standards. Sharing the Annual Report of the Institute, Dr. Ajay Kumar, Director, GLBIMR, highlighted the excellent placements of PGDM Batch 2017-19 and briefed about our outstanding academic progress, collaborative research and the achievements & awards as a leading Management Education Institute. He also laid emphasis on the all round development of students and character building. The Convocation Address was delivered by Chief Guest Shri Nikhil Kumar (Ex- Governor Nagaland and Kerala, Ex- Police Commissioner, Delhi). The audience was enthralled by his arousing speech. He congratulated the rank holders & the graduating students and motivated the young managers to emerge as future corporate leaders and contribute actively towards nation building. He also appreciated the visionary leadership of Sh. Ram Kishore Agarwal (Chairman, GL Bajaj Educational Institutions) and Mr. Pankaj Agarwal (Vice Chairman, GL Bajaj Educational Institutions) for creation of Innovative Higher Education Institutions. Dr. Vinayshil Gautam while addressing gave various examples from the life of great people and attributed Discipline including efficient time management and team work as two basic mantra for writing success stories. Shri Ashish Pradhan (COO) deliberated upon skill enhancements for adapting to the new evolving corporate environment with continuous learning process as learning should not stop with conferring of the degrees. In the Convocation, meritorious students were awarded with medals for academic excellence. The medalists from PGDM 2017-19 Batch were: Upanshi Mittal (HR Topper)- Gold medalist, Alok Kumar (Finance Topper) - Silver Medalist and Ranu Singh (Marketing Topper)- Bronze Medalist. Along with the prestigious medals, students were awarded with cash prize of Rs 15000, 10000 & 5000 respectively. Dean Dr. Kirti Dutta administered the students’ oath of ethics and delivered the vote of thanks to all the dignitaries. The gala event witnessed participation of more than 400 students, parents and eminent guests from the media, corporate and academia. The successful organization of 11th Annual Convocation would remain in the memory lanes of the awardees forever. We would like to congratulate all the Diploma holders for successfully completing their PGDM program. GLBIMR wishes them success and accomplishments in their career pursuits ahead.