The Sixth Convocation ceremony of the ICFAI University, Hyderabad, was held today at Shilpakala Vedika, Madhapur, Hyderabad. 1,438 students were awarded degrees during the convocation.
Delivering the convocation address, the Chief Guest Mr S M Datta, Former Chairman, Hindustan Unilever Limited, highlighted the importance of various qualities to be acquired and inculcated by managers to be successful in a dynamic environment.
Prof J. Mahender Reddy, Vice Chancellor presented a report on the progress made by the University during the year 2015-16. He informed that during the year the faculty members of the University published 176 papers in professional journals of repute of which 10 were in A*/A Journals listed in Australian Business Deans Council Journal Quality list and 92 in Scopus listed journals.
During the convocation 1,438 students including 516 girls received their degrees. Six students were awarded their PhD degrees and 1,105 MBA degrees. In the other streams 31 BBA-LLB (Hons), 154 B Tech and 142 BBA degrees were awarded.
Gold and Silver Medals - MBA Stream:
Medals were awarded to students for academic excellence and all round excellence. Niman Sood received the gold medal for academic excellence in the MBA program and also the ‘Saurabh Sharma Memorial Gold Medal’ for being the First Rank holder in the Marketing stream of the MBA program. Melvin Sewak received the silver medal for academic excellence and the ‘Faiyaz Ahmed Khan Memorial Gold Medal’ as the First Rank holder in the Finance stream of the MBA program.
Gold and Silver Medals – BBA, BBA-LLB (Hons.) and B.Tech Streams:
Spandan Ghosh and Sohel Khatri received the gold medal and silver medal respectively for academic excellence in the BBA program while Deepanjan Mal and Odugu Sai Sahiti received the gold medal and silver medal respectively for academic excellence in the B.Tech. program. In the BBA-LLB (Hons) program the gold and silver medals for academic excellence were awarded to Manoj Reddy Keshi Reddy and Annu Bharadwaj respectively.
N J Yasaswy-Apollo Hospital Best Student Award:
Vineet Saini received Gold medal and ‘N J Yasaswy-Apollo Hospital Best Student Award’ for allround excellence in the B.Tech Program. In the same program Kedia Atish was awarded Silver medal for allround excellence.
Best Teacher Award:
Prof Satish Kumar won 'NJ Yasaswy - Apollo Hospitals Best Teacher Award’ for Overall Excellence.