TU convocation: Over 12000 graduates participate

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Kathmandu: A total of 12,415 graduates from various disciplines took part in the 49th convocation Ceremony of Tribhuvan University held in Kathmandu on Monday. President Ramchandra Paudel and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ were the major guests at the event. Though a total of 74,749 graduates (Bachelor’s, Master’s, MPhil and PhD degrees) were in the TU’s grace list for the participations in the convocation, a total of 12,415: 8,098 towards the Bachelor’s degree, 4,104 towards the Master’s degree, 44  towards MPhil and 112 under the PhD applied for it.

Speaking on the occasion, TU acting Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shivalal Bhusal said TU graduates under various levels from different faculties, who were passed out from mid-June 2022 to mid-May, 2023 were eligible for taking part in the 49th Convocation. The previous Convocation witnessed the participations of 10,300 students. Citing challenges to encourage TU graduates to seek career within the country, he pledged to promote entrepreneurship from the academic intervention.