Comilla University set to hold first convocation Monday


25th January, 2020 09:09:26 printer

Comilla University set to hold first convocation Monday

Comilla University (CoU) has completed all necessary preparations to hold its first-ever convocation on Monday.

President Abdul Hamid, the chancellor of the university, will attend the convocation while Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal will deliver the convocation speech.  

Deputy Minister of Education Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury and University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Dr Kazi Shahidullah will be present as special guests.

In the build up to the occasion, academic and administrative buildings, residential halls, and the main entrance gate have been decorated with lights.

The new scholars already started collecting convocation outfits—gown, cap, bags, in a festive mood.

Altogether 2,888 graduates will attend the convocation while 14 students among them will be awarded with gold medals, said university sources.

Comilla University was established in 2006 as the 26th public university of the country with seven functional departments.

Now there are a total of 19 departments where 253 teachers are teaching altogether 7,055 students, according to the university website.