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Mon, Dec 09, 2019 2:02

Dhaka University’s 52nd convocation begins

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The 52nd convocation of the University of Dhaka has begun on Monday around 12:00 pm with a splendid ceremony at the playground of DU’s Physical Education Center. A festive atmosphere surrounds the convention on the university campus.

The 52nd convocation of the University of Dhaka has begun on Monday around 12:00 pm with a splendid ceremony at the playground of DU’s Physical Education Center. A festive atmosphere surrounds the convention on the university campus.

In a greeting speech, M Abdul Hamid, Chancellor of the University of Dhaka, started the formal program of the 52nd convention.  

Other parts of the program include the speech of Prof. Akhteruzzaman, Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University, at 1:00 pm, convocation speaker’s speech at 1:06 pm, Chancellor’s speech at 1:15 pm, the end of convocation will be declared by Chancellor at 1:28 pm.

Dr Takaaki Kajita, director of the Cosmic Ray Research Institute of the University of Tokyo, Japan, is present as the convocation speaker. He will be awarded an honorary ‘Doctor of Science’ degree.

According to authorities, 20,796 graduates have registered to attend the 52nd convocation. On the occasion, 98 gold medals will be awarded to 79 teachers, researchers and students, 57 will get PhDs, 6 will get DBA, and 14 persons will get M.Phil degrees.

Registered graduates of seven affiliated colleges are participating in the convocation through digital technology from Dhaka College and Eden Women’s College venue.     

Graduates of the University will enter the swimming pool with the adjoining gate and the gymnasium adjacent gate at the convention center. Invited guests will enter the concourse with Swimming Pool adjacent gates to facilitate their travel.

All classes and exams of the University are closed on Monday on the occasion of the convocation program.