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80 DU students get gold medals at convocation

04 Mar, 2017 16:46:23

Staff Reporter:Eighty students on Saturday got gold medals at the 50th Convocation of Dhaka University for their outstanding results.

During the ceremony, 61 researchers were bestowed Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees while 43 got Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degrees.

President Abdul Hamid, chancellor of the university, auspicated the event at DU central playground in the morning with more than 17,875 graduates and postgraduates getting their degrees.

DU Vice Chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique is also present there.

At the event, DU will honour Prof Amit Chakma with “Doctor of Science (ScD)” degree for his outstanding leadership role in education and research.