The annual alumni meet, Nostalgia – an evocative event that marks homecoming, celebration and unparalleled joy of communion with the Alma Mater was organized at the ‘IIM Kozhikode campus on 26th and 27th January 2013. The two day program was inaugurated by Prof. Debasish Chatterjee, Director of IIM Kozhikode.
Faculty members of IIM Kozhikode addressed the gathering by expressing their hope that our alumni would bring bigger laurels to the institute. Prof. Debasish Chatterjee enlightened the audience with his words and emphasized on role of a teacher in a student’s life. He then presented a token of memento to all alumni. Prof Rashakrishna Pillai, the PGP chair and the other senior professors also shared their experiences and asked the students to think big in current scenario and not have a laid back approach by waiting for incremental change. Mr. Suraj Prasad, alumnus of the PGP 05 batch addressed the gathering after launching his book. Prof. Joshy Joseph – Chairperson (Alumni Activities) advocated a vote of thanks towards the alumni gathered at the occasion.
The formal programs were followed by the first-time ever ‘Batch wars’, a series of fun events and surprise quizzes for the alumni.
On Sunday, 27th of January, the alumni took up the mantle of being mentors to the students and help them choose elective courses and decide their specializations. The Career Counseling Session was highly appreciated by the students as they got first-hand information about the current industry expectations and tips on how to position themselves better for the placements and a fruitful career ahead.