The Seventeenth Convocation of Nirma University was held on April 3, 2014. The Chief Guest of the Convocation was Mr Arun Maira, Member, Planning Commission and former India Chairman of Boston Consulting Group. The Management and Law graduates were awarded degrees by Dr Karsanbhai K Patel, President, Nirma University. In addition 21 scholastic gold and silver medals were also given to the students for their exemplary performances in their respective field.
Addressing the students, Chief Guest Mr Arun Maira stated that Quality is the pursuit of excellence in whatever we do. He further commented that the time has come for us to set our sights much higher than we have so far and we must make our nation a quality nation in which citizens will experience quality in their daily lives. He further added that there is a widespread need in India to convert Confusion into Coordination, Contention into Collaboration, and Intention into Implementation.