Islamabad: The Convocation-2021 of Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST) was held on Thursday, the 31st of March, 2022 in the Convention Centre Islamabad wherein 1109 graduates including BBA, MBA, BS, MS and PhD in the fields of Management Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Engineering Management, Project Management, Computer Science and Biosciences were awarded degrees.
Renowned nuclear Scientist, Prof. Dr. Inam ur Rehman, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest while Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mansoor Ahmed, Vice Chancellor, Capital University of Science and Technology Presided over the Convocation.
Prof. Dr. M. Mansoor Ahmed, Vice Chancellor Capital University of Science and Technology, presided over the Convocation. In his inaugural speech, he welcomed the graduating students for their presence in this memorable and happy occasion and declared this event as a significant milestone in their lives. He congratulated the graduates and highlighted the contribution made by the University in the field of higher education. He hoped that the graduates will contribute towards scientific and technological development of the country through their ability, dignity, determination and commitment. Dr. Mansoor said education plays a vital role in economic development of country. It raises the productivity and efficiency of individuals and thus produces skilled manpower that is capable of leading the economy towards the path of sustainable economic development. He informed that the University has earned a prominent position amongst its competitors by putting high emphasis on R&D activities and its graduate programs.
A representative graduate Aqsa Aftab of Biosciences Department share her views and experiences during her stay in the University. She appreciated and thanked the University management and faculty for providing conducive environment to enable the students to complete their degree programs.
The Chief Guest, renowned scientist Dr. Inam ur Rehman, said education plays a vital role in economic development of country. It raises the productivity and efficiency of individuals and thus produces skilled manpower that is capable of leading the economy towards the path of sustainable economic development while delivering his keynote address at the Convocation-2021 of the Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad here in Convention Center on Thursday.
In this Convocation 30 graduates awarded PhD degrees; including 09 in the field of Management Sciences, 11 in the field of Engineering, 02 in the field of Computing, 01 in the field of Biosciences and 07 in the field of Mathematics.
PhD graduates who received PhD degrees includes; Aisha Sarwar, Muhammad Irshad, Raja Mehtab Yasin, Rehana Anwar, Samina Karim, Shahzad Ijaz, Sundas Azeem, and Um E Rubbab in the field of Management Sciences; Abdur Rehman, Hisham Khalil Ikram Ullah, Khurram Shehzad, Nazam Siddique, Rahat Saadia, Rifat Ara, Syed Bilal Javed and Zubair Ahmed, in field of Electrical Engineering; Muhammad Usman Farooqui and Sahmir Janjua in the field of Civil Engineering; Imran Ihsan and Muhammad Tauseef Ikram in the field of Computer Science; Faisal Shahzad, Irfan Rashid, Junaid Uzair Satti, Maleeha Atlas, Naveed Akmal, Sajid Shafique and Usman Ali, Ibrar Ullah; and Rabbiah Manzoor Malik in the field of Bioinformatics.
The Capital University of Science and Technology recognizes the outstanding performance of its graduates by awarding Academic Excellence Medals. In this Convocation, 62 medals which include; 35 Gold, 15 Silver and 12 Bronze medals have been awarded to the graduates who stood 1st, 2nd and 3rd in their respective degree programs. The ‘Jinnah Gold Medal’ was also awarded to an overall best graduate of the Convocation TURAB ALI of BBA program, on his overall distinguished performance in curricular and extracurricular activities.