Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) is going to observe its much waited 7th convocation today at around 10 am at Shilpacharya Joynul Abedin auditorium.President Md Abdul Hamid, also the chancellor of university, will expect to preside over the convocation ceremony while Dr Jamilur Reza Choudhury, engineer, researcher, scientist & Vice-chancellor of University of Asia Pacific will deliver the convocation speech. Among others Principal Motior Rahaman, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Govt. of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Prof Abdul Mannan, Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) and Dr Ali Akbar, Vice-Chancellor of the university will remain present on the occasion.
Over 4,808 graduates will be conferred with degrees, among them 1919 bachelor’s degree, 2851 MS and 38 PhD at the convocation ceremony.
Meanwhile, the BAU authorities had completed distribution of convocation gowns and had also organized a rehearsal for the convocation at agriculture faculty corridor on Sunday afternoon.
On the occasion of the convocation, the entire campus of the varsity has been decorated colorfully.
BAU proctor AKM Zakir Hossain said tight security measures have been taken to make the program a success.
Meanwhile, the 6th convocation of BAU was held in 2011 in which more than 12,533 graduates have been enrolled.
VC’s thought: We feel proud to arrange much waited 7th convocation. It is our duty to produce first-rate agriculturists, agricultural scientists and researchers for developing our agri-sector. We hope that our graduates play important role in agricultural development and keep the wolf of rural people.