The Nineteenth Convocation of Nirma University was held on April 25, 2015 in which 478 students were conferred upon various degrees. Hon’ble Justice Mr A M Ahmadi, Former Chief Justice of India, graced the convocation as the Chief Guest. The function was presided over by Dr Karsanbhai K Patel, President, Nirma University.
The convocation began with welcome address by Dr Karsanbhai K Patel, the President of the University, who also conferred degrees to the graduating students. Dr Patel said that, Nirma University has set up new benchmark in the way the education system works and it has educated the students so that they can take up the challenges of the new age and grow up to their potential.
The Chief Guest, Hon’ble Justice Mr Ahmadi presented Scholastic Awards to the toppers of various disciplines and delivered the convocation address. In his address he asked the young graduates, especially law students, to abide by the duty even at the peril of being at the end of an unpleasant experience. He also talked about the rule of law which governs us and the role of the Supreme Court. Hon’ble Justice Mr Ahmadi further stated that, “Management diluted with law is an interesting combination. Proper management skills help in streaming the number of law cases properly.”
The event ended with concluding address by the Dr Anup K Singh, the Director General of the University.
Twelve students from PhD, 177 students from MBA – Full Time, 80 students from MBA – Family Business & Entrepreneurship, 7 students from MBA – Part Time, 1 student from LLM in Legal Pedagogy & Research, 101 students from BA LLB (Hons) and 100 students from BCom LLB (Hons) were awarded degree for successful completion of their academic courses. Several awards were also given to deserving students as a token of appreciation of their hard work while achieving their goal. Total 19 medals were given to students for securing first, second and third rank in their respective courses.