Annual Academic Award 2019 Ceremony held
Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) awarded its most talented students through a ceremony held on October 3, 2019 at IUB campus in Bashundhara, Dhaka. Mr. Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury, MP, Hon’ble Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education distributed prizes among the winners being the Chief Guest of the ceremony. Along with him Mr. A Matin Chowdhury, Chairman, Board of Trustees, IUB; Prof. Milan Pagon, Vice Chancellor (Acting), IUB; and Md. Anwarul Islam, Registrar, IUB had also distributed prizes and spoke on the occasion.
In his speech, the minister said, private universities are contributing significantly in nurturing Bangladeshi talents. He thanked IUB for producing quality manpower through its students with essential skills that will help prospering the nation.
IUB acknowledges and rewards university’s brilliant students for their academic excellence through precious award giving ceremony every year.
This year’s academic awards were given in two different categories among five different groups. Those are, Dean’s List, Dean’s Merit List, Dean’s Honour List, Vice Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s Honour List. Students in Vice Chancellor’s honor list received Tk. 10,000 each and students in Dean’s honor list received Tk. 5,000 each for their accomplishments. This year 516 students for Spring 2018, 522 students for Summer 2018 and 502 students for Autumn 2018 semester which is about 8% of total enrollment of each semester were recognized. Certificates and Book Awards also distributed among 193 students for being on Dean’s Honour List and Vice Chancellor’s Honour List for semesters of the Year 2018. It is to be mentioned that 49% awardees were female out of the total number of awardees.
Deans and Heads of different Schools and Departments, members of the faculty and administration, parents and guardians and a full-house students were present in the ceremony.