Published Date: 2020-12-29, Tuesday
Twenty Sixth Convocation Ceremony Held
28 December 2020
Kathmandu University held its 26th Convocation Ceremony in Prime Minister’s Secretariat at Baluwatar, Kathmandu.
A total of 2680 graduates from the University’s seven Schools were awarded degrees of different levels. The awardees included 15 graduates from PhD, 42 from MPhil, 382 from Masters and 2241 Bachelor levels. Of the total graduates, 46.87% were females, and 7.95% foreign students representing 17 countries.
In the Ceremony organized in blended mode (physical and virtual), 13 PhDs and 2 gold medalists were physically present, while rest of the graduates, University faculties, staffs and other invitees attended took part in Zoom Webinar.
Dr. Bhekh Bahadur Thapa, distinguished Nepali economist and diplomat, graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest and graduation speaker.
Right Honorable Prime Minister and Chancellor of the University, Mr. KP Sharma Oli addressed the Ceremony. Honorable Minister of Education, Science and Technology, and Pro-Chancellor of the University, Mr. Krishna Gopal Shrestha also attended the Ceremony.
The University switched to the dual mode in consideration of the difficulties due to COVID-19.
The Ceremony followed the University’s 88th Senate Meeting.