Published : Saturday, 30 May, 2015 11:11 AM
XXII Annual Convocation of FORE School of Management was graced by Mr. Abhayanand, IPS (Retd), Mentor - Super 30, Former DGP-Bihar on Friday, May 29, 2015. 173 students received their PGDM and 55 students received their PGDM – International Business diplomas. Twenty seven (27) working executives also received their diplomas.
(L to R) Hon’ble Chief Guest Mr. Abhayanand, Dr. Jitendra K. Das - Director,Mr. R.C. Sharma - President, Dr. B. B. L. Madhukar – Vice President
Placements at FORE have been excellent. Recently, FORE has received the “Best B-School Award for promoting Industry - Academia Interface” by ASSOCHAM. The highest salary for Batch 2014-2015 was 18 Lakhs - highest & lowest salary saw an increase of 20% over the last year. The average CTC was 8 Lakhs and the placements took 33% less time than last year.
More than 75 recruiters visited the campus including 22 new recruiters namely PWC, Groupon, British Telecom, Cognizant, Reckitt Benckiser, KPMG, Café Coffee Day, etc. In terms of CTC, female students got better placements than the male students by 5%. Summer Placements also saw robust growth with highest stipend of Rs. 50,000 per month (40% higher than last year).
Mr. R.C. Sharma, President- FORE congratulated the students on this occasion. While showering his blessings on the students, stressed on the aspect of social consciousness for bringing about positive change in society using the skills acquired at FORE and advised them not to run after monetary rewards alone.
Dr. Jitendra Das, Director – FORE welcomed the Chief Guest. He presented the Activity Report for the year 2014-15 mentioning the various awards received by FORE during the year. He also informed about the grant of Research Centre status to FORE by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University for running Ph.D. programme. He wished all the graduating students success and bright future in their professional and personal lives and hoped that they would all bring more laurels to FORE, their Alma Mater.
Chief Guest, Mr. Abhayanand addressed the graduating students and shared his life experiences with them. He advised them to be ‘unreasonable’ by bringing new ideas in the areas “where you can make an impact and the world will accept your point of view through your power of conviction and results. Train your mind to be a good analyst and then a good synthesizer. Try and do which is socially relevant and give back something to the society from which you have received so much.”
Dr. B.B.L. Madhukar, Vice President FORE proposed the vote-of-thanks. Graduating students celebrated their graduation by throwing their caps in the air!
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