STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 1,976 students have been awarded degrees at the 24th convocation of the NED University of Engineering and Technology.
The ceremony was held at the main campus of the university in which 1,439 undergraduate students in 23 disciplines received Bachelors degrees and 535 postgraduate students in 21 disciplines were awarded Masters degrees.
Two doctorate degrees were conferred on two assistant professors, namely Dr Amir Zeb of the electronic engineering and Syed Abbas Ali of the computer and information systems engineering.
A total of 1,325 candidates received degrees during the event, including 1,217 in Bachelors programme and 106 students in Masters programme, whereas remaining students were conferred degrees in absentia.
Out of the 23 disciplines, 21 position holders were awarded two gold medals each, while the remaining two toppers were only given one gold medal.