RUET’s 5th convocation Sunday

RAJSHAHI Rajshahi University of Engineering and

Technology (RUET)'s fifth convocation is set to be held on Sunday as all

sorts of preparation has been taken to hold the function a grand success.

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, USA, will attend it 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 RUET's premises at 2.30 pm, the RUET VC

told BSS here yesterday evening.

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 it, he added.

Prof Sheikh also said 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)