KARACHI -- The University of Karachi awarded 7,184 degrees to the students of morning and evening shifts in various disciplines in 2019 of which 2, 033 students received their degrees in the 30th Convocation which held here on Saturday at the Valika Cricket Ground.
As many as 5,151 students were conferred with degrees in absentia, while 292 students were conferred with MPhil and 255 students, were conferred with PhD degrees whereas 15 MS, two Masters of Surgery, one MD and DSc degrees were also awarded during the Convocation. At the Convocation 3,166 degrees were awarded in different departments of Faculty of Science 1,865 degrees in different departments of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, 718 degrees in different departments of Faculty of Management and Administrative Sciences, 284 degrees in faculty of education, 268 degrees in different departments of faculty of Islamic Learning, 216 degrees in different departments of faculty of pharmacy, 80 degrees in faculty of law, and 21 degrees in faculty of engineering.
As per details, 645 students received BA (H) degrees, 68 students were awarded BS degrees and 1,142 students were conferred with Masters degrees in arts and social sciences faculty. Meanwhile, 1,186 students were the receipts of BSc (H) degrees, 357 students were awarded BS degrees, 623 students with Masters degrees in the faculty of science. As many as 216 students were conferred with Pharm-D degrees in Faculty of Pharmacy and in faculty of management and administrative sciences, 95 students received BCom degrees, 109 students were awarded BPA (H) degrees, 109 students collected BS degrees and 514 students were the recipients of Masters degrees.
In the faculty of Islamic Learning, 72 students received BA (H) degrees, 31 students BS degrees, 142 students Masters and 23 students with PGD (IBF) degrees and in faculty of law, 22 students were awarded BS degrees and 58 students with Masters degrees. In the faculty of education, 51 students were awarded Honors degrees, 68 students with BS degrees and 165 students with Masters degrees while 21 students were conferred with BS degrees in faculty of engineering. Karachi University also awarded 208 gold medals to the top position holders during Convocation 2019. Sajida clinched two gold medals, one for securing overall first position in the entire University while the second gold medal was awarded for topping the faculty of science.
Faiza Sabir of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences...