XX Annual Convocation of FORE School of Management was graced by Mr. D. Shivakumar, President AIMA and Senior Vice President India, Middle East and Africa for Nokia, as the Chief Guest on Friday, May 10, 2013.
171 students of PGDM (FMG - 20th Batch), 59 students of the PGDM (IMG – 5th Batch) and 28 students of the PGDM (WMG-19th Batch) were honored to receive their diplomas.
For the Batch of 2013, the highest CTC for the international placement is at Rs. 32 Lacs p.a. in comparison to Rs. 39.6 Lacs p.a. in 2012 and the domestic CTC is at Rs. 15 Lacs p.a. in comparison to Rs. 12.5 Lacs p.a. of last year. The average CTC so far is approximately 7.5 Lacs p.a.
For final placements the major recruiters have been from IT Sector followed by Banking & Financial Services Industry, Consumer Durables, Market Research & Consulting, Financial Services, Automobile, etc.
For the Batch 2012-14, FORE students are pursuing their Summer Internship in 90 companies. The highest stipend offered to students this year for Summer Internship has been Rs. 50,000 per month in comparison to Rs. 35,000 last year.
Mr. R.C. Sharma, President- FORE, while showering his blessings on the students, advised them on the importance of hard work, sincerity and honesty that will help them in making success in their career. He reminded the students “Learning is a lifelong process and you have to upgrade yourself time and again”.
The Director-FORE, Dr. Jitendra K. Das, presented the activity report for the year 2012-13 and announced that FORE School has received the ASSOCHAM’s “Best B School - North” award from the Hon’ble Union Minister for HRD, Dr. M. M. Pallam Raju organized by “ASSOCHAM NATIONAL EDUCATION EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2013” on April 9, 2013.
Mr. D. Shivakumar, President AIMA and Senior Vice President India, Middle East and Africa for Nokia in his address urged upon the graduating students to “Be a GIANT, not a Pygmy” and also shared his thoughts as to how to become a giant.
He also emphasized “If you are good, money will follow you; if you have money it’s not necessary that you are good. Success and failure will cross your path in equal measure. Success doesn’t last forever and failure is not fatal. Have the humility to deal with both success and failure in the same way”. He also encouraged them to put in their best to become the catalyst for India’s progress.