Mr. Vinod Rai presides over Convocation of
NMIMS' School of Business Management
Ceremony held for students graduating in MBAs across verticals

Mumbai, May 14, 2014:SVKM's NMIMS School of Business Management recentlyhosted the annual convocation for its graduating students at its Mumbai campus.607Studentsgraduated and were conferred with Degrees in MBA programmes like MBA – Banking, MBA – Capital Market, MBA-HR, & MBA-Pharmaceutical Management.

Speaking on the occasion, the Vice Chancellor of NMIMS, Dr. Rajan Saxena said, "NMIMS Business School's journey through the years has shown a remarkable growth. Today it is one of India's top ten B schools - a distinction it has maintained since last 7years. Every year more than 63,000students appear for the entrance exam - NMAT. They compete forjust about 600 seats in the school.All graduates from this institution havefound their calling and paved a successful road ahead for themselves, many of whom are today successful leaders in corporate, academics and social sector. Many are also successful entrepreneurs. Today, NMIMS sends out another group of potential leaders in the industry.

Based on its performance since 1981, NMIMS was conferred a deemed to be university status by Government of India in 2003. Since then NMIMS has grown exponentially into an outstanding higher education institution."

Mr. Vinod Rai, former Comptroller and Auditor General of India graced the occasion with his presence and addressed the graduates.

Mr. Vinod Rai,the Chief Guest for the event, congratulated the graduating students, encouraging them to be responsible citizens in the corporate world. While addressing the students he said, "Today, I am proud to stand before a group of soon to be future leaders of the corporate community. On this day, you all are at the threshold of entering into the corporate culture, where you will be faced with a multitude of choices to make. Graduating as MBAs from apremier management institute, opens avenues into becoming Indian's future leaders. But the key to becoming successful leaders lies in the essence of all round development, and in being ethical and responsible citizens of the society.I am encouraged with the spontaneous out pouring of the streets by the youth, putting forth their view on healthy development and strong signals in the society and government, implying that the young seek transparency in action and will not accept lack of accountability."

About Mr. Vinod Rai

Vinod Rai was Comptroller and Auditor General of India from January 2008 till May 2013. He is currently chairman of United Nations Panel of External Auditors and member of the Governing Board of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions.

He is widely considered as symbol of the anti-corruption movement and is credited with having turned the office of CAG into a powerful force for accountability and transparency in contemporary India.He holds a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Delhi, and Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University.


Located in the heart of India's financial capital - Mumbai, SVKM's NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies ( is amongst the nation's prime centers of educational excellence & research. With the legacy of 32 years, NMIMS has grown to not only being one of the top 10 B-Schools in India but also emerged as a multi-disciplinary university with nine constituent schools that include Management, Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Commerce, Business Economics, Law, Science & Distance Learning and four campuses at Mumbai, Shirpur, Bengaluru & Hyderabad.. Today more than 12000 students and 350 full time faculty members are part of India's most sought after academic community, i.e., NMIMS

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Source: By E-mail (May 14, 2014)

Published on on May 15, 2014


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