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DSC Hosts 28th Annual Convocation, unveils ‘Maverick of the Year’ Award

New Delhi, April 24th, 2024: The Delhi School of Communication (DSC) hosted its 28th Annual Convocation ceremony, today, at Alliance Francaise, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi. The event marked the culmination of the two-year Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Communication (PGDPC) for Batch XXVIII, celebrating the student’s academic achievements and their transition into professional life. The convocation ceremony witnessed the presence of esteemed guests, including Mr. Amit Mishra, CEO of MSL South Asia, as the Chief Guest, and Mr. Chetan Mahajan, Founder & CEO, of The Mavericks was the Guest of Honor.

In a significant move, DSC unveiled the ‘Maverick of the Year Award,’ a new accolade instituted by The Mavericks, a leading communications firm, to identify and celebrate individuals who have demonstrated remarkable proficiency in harnessing the power of communication. The award seeks to honor the best performer based on various parameters of excellence, including academic performance, internships, projects, presentations, overall discipline, and interpersonal skills.

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Mr. Chetan Mahajan expressed his enthusiasm for the initiative, stating, “DSC has been at the forefront of breeding integrated thinking and blended communications approaches in its pedagogy. At Mavericks, we believe in true integration to build, grow, and sustain brand reputation. It is an absolute honour and privilege to partner with DSC in further fostering the culture of integration by strengthening the link between theory and practice and an orientation that will allow the students to future-proof their careers.”

He added, “Be overprepared for every opportunity that comes your way. Take your own path —- Be a Maverick!”.

The prestigious award entails a cash prize of Rs. 75,000, accompanied by a Certificate of Merit and an offer to join The Mavericks. It provides an exceptional opportunity for the recipient to further their professional journey.

Prof. Ramola Kumar, Dean of DSC, emphasized the institution’s dedication to exploring cutting-edge avenues of communication. “At DSC we navigate the complexities of the modern world, and we realize that it’s imperative for us to explore unconventional means of interaction and teaching technology. Communication has evolved today and represents a fascinating frontier in human connection, and we believe it deserves recognition and celebration,” she said.

During the event, graduating students were awarded certificates and recognized with various accolades, including medals and subject-specific awards.

The prestigious bronze medal went to Rwitika Ghosh, the silver medal was awarded to Rainee Kaur, and the gold was bagged by Mahek Sheikh. The Surojit Lahiri Memorial Award for Holistic Excellence went to Atharva Sardeshpande.

As DSC’s Batch XXVIII embarks on their professional journeys, the institution continues its tradition of securing placements for its graduates in premier marketing, digital marketing, media management, research, PR, and advertising agencies, further solidifying its reputation as a breeding ground for talent in the communications industry.