The Dhaka University (DU) authorities have taken all necessary preparations to hold its 51st convocation on October 6 (today) with a total of 21,111 graduates will attend the convocation.
National Professor Anisuzzaman will address as the convocation speaker while President Abdul Hamid, also the Chancellor of the university, is set to preside over the gala event at the central playground on the campus in the capital.
The convocation is scheduled to begin at 11:30 am. Invitations and convocation gowns of the participants have been distributed on October 3-4, according to a previous DU press release.
A total of 96 gold medals will be distributed among students and teachers for their outstanding academic results and contributions while a total of 81 researchers will be conferred with Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees while 27 will be given Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degrees in the convocation today.
The DU press release also said, registered graduates of the 7 affiliated colleges of Dhaka University will also participate in the convocation for the first time.