The eleventh convocation -2019 of Rajshahi University (RU) is being held today (Saturday).
The entire campus of the university has already been turned into a new look with massive decoration, painting and cleanliness efforts ahead of the great event.
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 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 convocation.
Prof Sobhan also said some 16 sub-committees including a reception committee and a steering committee are working relentlessly to complete the convocation successfully.