Stage is set to hold RU convocation on Saturday

RAJSHAHI Brisk preparations are afoot to hold eleventh

convocation -2019 of Rajshahi University (RU on Saturday .

President and RU Chancellor M Abdul Hamid is scheduled to preside over the

convocation while Vice-chancellor of Vidyasagar University in West Bengal of

India Professor Ranjan Chakrabarty will attend it as convocation speaker

Education minister Dr Dipu Moni will attend as special guest on the

occasion, to be held at RU's Sheikh Kamal Stadium at 3.30 pm.

RU Vice-chancellor Prof Abdus Sobhan disclosed this while addressing a pre-

convocation press conference at Senate Building of the university today.

He said a total of 3,432 graduates registered their names in the

convocation. Of them, 666 are from 10 departments under arts faculty, 89 from

law department under law faculty, 377 from eight departments under science

faculty, 505 from four departments under business studies faculty, 582 from

nine departments under social science faculty, 310 from six departments under

life and earth science faculty, 85 from four departments under agriculture

faculty, 135 from five departments under engineering faculty and 43 from two

departments under fine arts faculty.

Six other graduates have also registered their names for post-graduation, M.

Phil and PhD degrees while 511 for MBBS and 123 for BDS degrees in the


Prof Sobhan also told the journalists that some 16 sub-committees are working

relentlessly to complete the convocation successfully and preparations to

this end have already been completed.

Pro-vice-chancellors Prof Ananda Kumar Shaha and Prof Chowdhury Jakaria,

were among others, also spoke on the occasion .

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)