Celebrating the conferment of graduation degrees is an age-old practice. In keeping with this tradition, Metropolitan University celebrates its convocations with due festivity. So far the University has held three convocations and we are now eagerly anticipating the occasion of the fourth convocation.
The University celebrated its First Convocation on 22 April 2010 at Sylhet Jalalabad Gas Auditorium, which was presided over by Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid MP on behalf of the then Honourable President and Chancellor Md. Zillur Rahman. There were a number dignitaries to grace the occasion. Among them were the then UGC Chairman Professor Nazrul Islam, former Sylhet City Mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran, Chairman of the Board of Governors Dr. Toufique Rahman Chowdhury and the then Vice Chancellor Professor Md. Abdul Aziz. Former Governor of Bangladesh Bank Professor Md. Farashuddin delivered the Convocation Speech.
Degrees were conferred on 482 graduates on the occasion. Among them 4 graduates received Dean’s Award for outstanding academic performance in their respective schools, and one of the recipients of Dean’s Award received Chancellor’s Award for securing the highest CGPA among all the graduates.
The Second Convocation took place on Sylhet Sports Complex Premises on 31 January 2015. On this occasion also, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid MP chaired the programme on behalf of the Chancellor. The Convocation Speech was delivered by Former Vice Chancellor of Asam University Professor Dr. Tapadhir Bhattacharya. National Pay Commission Chairman Dr. Mohammad Farashuddin, former UGC Member Atful Hai Shibli and Professor Syed Manzoorul Islam were among the Special Guests at the programme.
A total of 1382 graduates received their degrees on the occasion. Among them 6 meritorious graduates from 6 departments were awarded the Chancellor’s Gold Medal for outstanding academic performance.
Third Convocation of Metropolitan University was held on Saturday, the 4th August 2018 in the Permanent Campus of the University at Bateshwar, Sylhet to confer the degree on 1870 students who graduated in Honours and Master degrees till July 2018.
The programme was presided by the Honourable Education Minister Mr. Nurul Islam Nahid, MP on behalf of the Honourable President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the Chancellor of the University, Md. Abdul Hamid. Former Professor of the Department of English, University of Dhaka, distinguished academician and Ekushey Padak winner Professor Syed Manzoorul Islam Ph D was the Convocation Speaker.
During the convocation ceremony, 1026 students registered and attended. 8 meritorious students were awarded the Chancellor’s Gold Medals for their best performance in study.