RUET sets to hold its 5th convocation tomorrow

RAJSHAHI All sorts of preparations have been

completed to hold the fifth convocation of Rajshahi University of Engineering

and Technology (RUET) here tomorrow.

Entire campus of the university has already been turned into a new look

with massive decoration, painting and clean ahead of the grand event.

President and RUET Chancellor M Abdul Hamid is scheduled to preside over

the convocation while Professor Saifur Rahman, Director of Virginia Tech

Advanced Research Institute in the USA, will attend the function as

convocation speaker.

Education minister Dr Dipu Moni will attend as special guest while RUET

Vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Rafiqul Islam Sheikh will deliver his welcome

speech on the occasion, to be held on the premises of RUET at 2.30 pm, said

RUET VC here on Friday.

He said a total of 2,586 undergraduates registered their names to attend

the convocation to obtain their graduation degrees.

Of them, 597 are from two Departments under Civil Engineering faculty,

1,066 from three Departments under Electrical and Computer Engineering

faculty and 853 from four Departments under Mechanical Engineering faculty,

he said.

Seventy other postgraduates including nine for PhD, 45 for M. Sc

Engineering, 10 for Masters Engineering and 10 for M. Phil degrees have also

registered their names to join the convocation ceremony, he added.

Prof Sheikh also said that various sub-committees are working relentlessly

to complete the convocation successfully and preparations to this end have

already been completed.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)