Altogether 1475 students including 965 internal and 510 externals who have successfully completed their Degrees were conferred at this Convocation held in three sessions under the patronage of the Vice Chancellor Prof. MMM Najim. Chancellor of the University Prof. Achchi Mohamed Ishaq conferred the Degrees.
Hon. Austin Fernando, Secretary to HE President of Sri Lanka delivered the convocation address in Session I while Prof. Maithree Wickremasinghe, Department of English, and University of Kelaniya delivered the Convocation address in session II. Former Vice Chancellor, University of Peradeniya and UNIVO Tech Prof. Kapila GA Goonasekera presented the convocation address in session III.
The notable feature of this year’s convocation is that an unprecedented crowd of parents from various parts of the Island were present here to see their children being conferred with Degrees and a large crowd of relatives of the passed out students in the premises of the BMICH to celebrate this event with clicking’s of photographs in a joyful manner.
At the conclusion of the convocation Vice Chancellor Prof. Najim thanked the Administrative Staff, Academic Staff, Security Personnel and other staff of the University for extending their fullest co-operation and hard work to make this event successful in spite of the ongoing strike of the non-academic staff.