The 49th Convocation Ceremony of Tribhuvan University was held today at the local Dashrath Stadium. A total of 12,415 graduates from various disciplines took part in the event held in the presence of President Ramchandra Paudel and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’.
Though a total of 74,749 graduates (with bachelor’s, master’s, MPhil, and PhD degrees) were on the TU’s grace list for their participation in the convocation, a total of 12,415: 8,098 towards the bachelor’s degree, 4,104 towards the master’s degree, 44 towards the MPhil degree, and 112 under the PhD degree 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 to take part in the 49th Convocation. The previous convocation witnessed the participation of 10,300 students.
Citing challenges to encourage TU graduates to seek careers within the country, he pledged to promote entrepreneurship through the academic intervention.