New Delhi: BML Munjal University (BMU), the Hero Group’s not-for-profit university, today witnessed a triumphant celebration on campus as it hosted the 4th Convocation. Dr Jyotsna Suri, Chairperson & Managing Director, Bharat Hotels Limited was the Chief Guest at the convocation while Shri George Goh Ching Wah, Chairman, The Border Mission, Singapore was the Guest of Honour. Shri George was conferred upon Doctorate Degrees Honoris Causa. A total of 438 students from BML Munjal University’s School of Management, School of Engineering and Technology and School of Economics and Commerce were conferred with degrees on successful completion of MBA, BBA, B.Com. (H) and B. Tech programmes. In addition, 3 students were awarded Dr. Brijmohan Lall Munjal Medal for being the Best Outgoing Student and 8 students were awarded Academic Excellence Medal. The graduating students are successfully placed in the companies including Tata Consultancy Services, Grant Thornton, Hero MotoCorp, KPMG and others.
The Convocation commenced with an academic procession, followed by welcome address and presentation of the annual report by the Vice Chancellor, Dr (Prof.) Manoj Kumar Arora. It was followed by an address by the Chancellor, Shri Sunil Kant Munjal, Chairman, Hero Enterprise. The Convocation Address was presented by the Chief Guest, Dr Jyotsna Suri. The Guest of Honor, Shri George Goh Ching Wah also addressed the gathering. The Vote of Thanks was presented by Shri Akshay Munjal, President, BML Munjal University.
In her message to graduating students, Dr Jyotsna Suri, Chairperson & Managing Director, Bharat Hotels Limited said: “BMU is one of the finest private universities of the country, not only because of the excellent students, but also due to the exemplary pool of faculty, globally competitive curriculum pedagogy and excellent achievements of the alumni. I am honoured to be part of BMU convocation today and to see the bunch of highly enthusiastic leaders of tomorrow. Students must view this convocation as not the end of education, but as the beginning of journey in pursuing their lifelong passion.” She concluded her speech by wishing everyone good luck and congratulating the graduating students and BMU family.
Delivering the Guest of Honour address, His Excellency George Goh Ching Wah, Ambassador to Morocco; Chairman, The Border Mission, Singapore, and an Entrepreneur for 37 years said: “Quality higher education is the path to economic development of a nation. I would like to congratulate BMU for doing an excellent job in creating the pipeline of superlative students to contribute in the development of India. There is lot of talent in the country and it is encouraging to see such bright minds around me. I would like to wish you all the best.” He urged the students to be the light to the world, always have faith and never cease learning new things in life.
Shri Sunil Kant Munjal, Chancellor, BML Munjal University began his address by congratulating students on their graduation. He also thanked Dr Suri and Shri George for their presence and for their words of encouragement to the university and the students. He added: “We at BMU are conscious that education is much more than merely awarding degrees so since its inception our core focus is to nurture leaders who are transformed into well-rounded, industry-ready individuals from day one of graduating from the university. As we celebrate 4th convocation today, it gives me immense pleasure to watch the university steadily grow and move in the right direction to build such leaders for tomorrow.”
BML Munjal University has set up an innovative teaching, learning and research environment in India. The state-of-the-art laboratories and workshops on campus are not only helping educate students to find real-life solutions for societal problems, but also encourage the top-notch researchers of the nation and abroad to come and practice at BMU. From the academic year 2019-2020, BMU has launched new undergraduate courses – B.Sc. Economics (Hons.), BBA with Business Analytics specialization, BBA-LLB and BA-LLB. The university has also launched the specializations for B. Tech courses – Mechanical Engineering to offer specialization in Automobile Engineering and Robotics & Automation; Civil Engineering to offer Construction Management and Smart City & Sustainable Management; Electronics and Communication Engineering to offer specialization in Internet of Things; Computer Science and Engineering to offer specialization in Cyber Security and Data Science & Artificial Intelligence.