As many as 53,868 girl students walked away with degrees at the 7th Convocation of Sargodha University held on Thursday. Pro-Chancellor Raja Yassir Humayun Sarfaraz, Punjab Minister for Higher Education was the guest of honour who presided over the ceremony along with the Vice Chancellor (VC) Dr Ishtiaq Ahmad.
During the 2nd convocation of the year 2019, the university conferred degrees to 83,683 students in total, of which 64% were girls.
The degrees included 30 PhD, 1,343 MS/MPhil, 37,137 MA/MSc, 14,910 BS/BBA and 30,263 BA/BSc which were awarded to the students from disciplines of Medical and Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Agriculture, Sciences, Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences. 574 students with distinctions were honoured with medals.
The vice chancellor said, “We remained committed to providing quality education to our youth.”
Published in The Express Tribune, December 6th, 2019.