KARACHI      -    Usman Institute of Technology (UIT) awarded 305 degrees at the convocation ceremony here on Saturday. Six students with outstanding academic performance awarded Usman gold medals with Rs 25,000 cash prizes.  Vice-Chancellor NED University Dr. Sarosh Hashmat Lodhi presided over the convocation and awarded the degree to 305 students of UIT.  As per the detail, 160 students received Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degrees, 60 students awarded Bachelor of Sciences Computer Science degrees, and 85 students awarded Bachelor of Sciences Software Engineering Degrees. Sajjad Ahmed from the Department of Electrical Engineering (computer system), Muhammad Muaz from the department of Electrical Engineering (Electronics), Raman Rasheed from the department of Electrical Engineering (Power), M Haneef from the department of Electrical Engineering (Telecom), M Tameem Shahid from the department of Computer Science and Muhammad Sameed Siraj from the department of Software Engineering secured the first position and awarded Usman Hasham gold medals with a cash prize of rupees 25,000.

Four first position students from the Department of Electrical Engineering also get Gold medals from the Institute of Engineering Pakistan (IEP).

While addressing the convocation, interim vice chancellor Dr. Shoaib Zaidi said, Usman Institute of Technology is an affiliate of NED University and NED grants the degrees.  We are deeply appreciate the continued guidance and support provided by NED’s leadership. Our academics continues to meet the highest specification of the accrediting bodies, Pakistan Engineering Council and National Computing Education Accreditation Council and both have accredited us at their highest levels.

Vice Chancellor NED University Dr. Sarosh Hashmat Lodhi also congratulated the students and said this is the beginning of practical life, which is difficult. UIT is now UIT University and we will continue to provide our support for providing good quality education.

Mr. Salman Ahmed heads the Pakistan’s operations for McKinsey & Company was the guest of honor, PROVC NED University Dr. Muhammad Tufail, Registrar NED University Ghanzanfar Hussain, Board Members of Usman Memorial Foundation & Chancellor UIT University Hussain Hasham, Deans & Faculty members of NED and UIT were also present.