The Twelfth Convocation of Nirma University was held on November 10, 2011. During this convocation ceremony, 1554 students of various disciplines received their degrees. Shri M D Mallya, the Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Baroda, was the Chief Guest on this occassion. In his address to the fresh graduates, he invited them to make a paradigm shift in leadership by responding to the emerging demands of the global scenario. He reiterated that leadership is the collective quality needed to nurture love for people, energy and exuberance to accomplish goals, be action oriented, possessing a natural flair for developing people around you, be empathetic in dealing with people issues, be a role model with impeccable integrity and honesty, develop skills of self-awareness, should be able to spread happiness around the work place, should be able to inspire people, and finally, a leader has to be passionate to perform.
The Director General Dr N V Vasani in his address on the occasion, acquainted the august gathering with the achievements of the faculty as well as the students.