Monday, August 18, 2014

Tribhuvan University (TU) 40th Convocation Day : 53,000 graduates to attend TU convocation in January

As many as 53,178 Tribhuvan University graduates are eligible to participate in the university´s convocation next year, the university said on Sunday.

The maximum number of students has been registered from the Faculty of Education with 20,261 applicants followed by 14,503 from the Management faculty and 10,979 students from the Humanities and Social Science faculty for the convocation ceremony going to be held in January.

As many as 3,612 students from science stream and the remaining from engineering, forestry, medicine streams will also be attending the convocation, the TU officials have stated.

Calling the special senate, the TU has said that the students who applied for convocation between mid-June 2013 and July 1, 2014 can participate in the event.

Addressing the special senate, the pro-chancellor of the university, Minister for Education Chitra Lekha Yadav said that TU graduates who have become successful in the global market should bring job-oriented programs targeting Nepali youths.

Minister Yadav added that the major reforms are a must to salvage the glory of the country´s largest university.

"Youth have high expectations from the country, if we provide them the suitable environment, they will definitely stay and work in Nepal," she added.

TU Vice Chancellor Prof Hira Bahadur Maharjan said that the university has modified the courses of study and introduced semester system as the first step to compete with international universities.

He also expressed his commitment to strictly implement the academic calendar so that students get their degrees on time.

source: republica,17 august 2014