KUSHTIA: A total of eight students of different faculties of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia have been selected for Prime Minister Gold Medal for their outstanding academic results. Every year the University Grants Commission honours brilliant students with this medal. The University Grants Commission has selected the students, IU acting registrar M Atarur Rahman said on Monday.
The students who were selected for the medal are — Imtiaz Uddin of Al-Quran and Islamic Studies department under Theology and Islamic Studies faculty, Mizanur Rahman of Economics department under Social Sciences faculty, Raihan Ali of Arabic Language and Literature department under Arts’ faculty, Rubaiya Yasmin of Law department and Firoz Khan of Finance and Banking department under Business Administration faculty of the university.
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will hand over the medals to the students at her office in a prize giving ceremony soon, the registrar added.
University Grants Commission has been awarding the Prime Ministers Gold Medal to the public universities’ meritorious students since 2005.
UGC recently published the names of students from different universities of the country selected for the medal on its own website.