Kathmandu University News

First Program of Twenty-Second Convocation Held

editorial | 25 November, 2016 10:21

22 November 2016

The University held the first program of its twenty-second convocation in the premises of the School of Medical Sciences, Chaukot. 

A total of 1377 graduates from Bachelor and Masters Programs of medical sciences were awarded degrees in the ceremony. Altogether 9 graduates received MCh, MD, the highest degree in Medical Science.

The number of graduates program-wise is 189 in MD/MS, 946 in MBBS, 18 in BDS, 202 in BSc Nursing, 12 in BPT and 1 in BNS. 

Among those who received degrees, 7.26% are foreign students, which include 93 from India and 7 from Sri Lanka. Likewise, 52.51% of the total graduates are females.

Ms. Praneeta Rajbhandari of Lumbini Medical College, Palpa, received Gold Medal for scoring highest in the MBBS program.

The total number of medical graduates from KU till this year is 11047. This number justifies the University’s remarkable identity and status in the discipline of medicine.

Prof. Dr. Barney Glover, Vice Chancellor and President of University of Western Sydney, Australia, was the Special Guest to the ceremony.

The second program of the twenty-second convocation is being held on 28 November 2016 in the main campus premises. 

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