Over 450 scholars received degrees in the disciplines of engineering, medical sciences, management sciences, information technology, applied biosciences, physics and mathematics during NUST’s 9th postgraduate convocation held at Jinnah Auditorium on April 25, 2015.
Chairman Higher Education Commission Dr Mukhtar Ahmed graced the occasion as chief guest. Rector NUST Engr Muhammad Asghar and a number of other distinguished guests, parents and families of the degree recipients, faculty and students attended the event.
A total of 427scholars were conferred Masters degrees in their respective fields while 27 were awarded PhD degrees. After awarding degrees and medals to the successful scholars, the chief guest delivered a motivational speech to the august audience. He extended his warmest felicitations to the degree holders, their proud parents and the esteemed faculty. He also lauded the efforts of the University’s management and faculty in transforming NUST into a centre of excellence within a short span of time.
The chief guest termed the University a national asset dispensing its duties with a team of committed professionals. He eulogized NUST for instituting a system geared up for the provision of a congenial environment for the holistic development of the students.
Earlier, Rector NUST Engr Muhammad Asghar delivered the welcome address, and highlighted the university’s achievements. The Rector congratulated the degree holders on their remarkable achievements. He also remarked it was a good omen that the number of female scholars was increasing with every passing year. He wished them all the best in their future endeavors.
Best Teacher, Best Researcher and Innovation and Commercialization Award were also conferred at the occasion.