A total of 21,111 graduates will attend the 51th convocation ceremony of Dhaka University, the biggest in its' history, on Saturday (Oct 6).
President Md. Abdul Hamid, also the Chancellor of the university, will preside over the gala event at the central playground on DU campus. National Professor Anisuzzaman will be present as the convocation speaker, local media reports said.
The programme will begin at 11:00 a.m. Graduates can collect their certificates after completion of the convocation ceremony.
Registered graduates of the seven affiliated colleges of Dhaka University will also participate in this convocation for the first time.
There will be two extended venues at two of the DU affiliated colleges – Eden Mohila College and Dhaka College – where around 4,000 graduates will participate. They will be connected with the main venue through digital technology.
In the convocation, a total of 96 gold medals will be distributed among students and teachers for their outstanding academic results and contributions.
A total of 96 researchers will be conferred with Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees, while 81 will get Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degrees.