23rd UG and 1st PG Convocation was held at Military College of Engineering, Risalpur on 8th September, 2017. Engineer in Chief Pakistan Army, Lt Gen Khaled Asghar, HI(M) graced the occasion as the chief guest. The convocation began with the recitation of the Holy Quran after which Commandant MCE, Maj Gen Jamil Masud HI (M) welcomed the guests. After the commandant, Rector National University of Sciences and Technology Lt Gen Naweed Zaman HI (M) addressed the students and their parents. He stressed the importance of hard work and leading a balanced life to the graduates.
During this mega event Bachelor of Civil Engineering degrees were awarded to 103 graduates of Officer Degree Course 76 / Cadets Engineering Degree Course 77, and 130 graduates of Officers Degree Course 78 / Cadets Engineering Degree Course 79 . Sixty six students of MS program in Disaster Mitigation & Reconstruction Engineering, Construction Engineering & Management and Disaster Management were also awarded degrees. Graduates who secured positions were given medals and the institute’s best teacher and best researcher awards were also given.
Engr Kamran Nazim Banuri, was given the President’s Gold Medal in MS Disaster Mitigation & Reconstruction Engineering. Engr Irfan Zafar received the President’s Gold Medal in Master of Science in Construction Engineering & Management 2012 batch and Engr Muhammad Yousaf received it for 2013 batch
President’s Gold Medal for MS Disaster Management 2012 batch was shared by two graduates Engr Fiaz Hussain Shah and Miss Razia Sharif. Mr Sikander Hayat was the gold medalist of 2013 batch.
President’s Gold Medal to the best graduate In Bachelors of Civil Engineering 2011 batch was awarded to Engr Tehmoor Khan. He was also awarded Chief of Army Staff Gold Medal for being the best military student of 2011 batch. President’s Gold Medal to the best graduate in Bachelors of Engineering in Civil Engineering for 2012 batch was awarded to Engr Muhammad Kamran Malik. He was also awarded the Chief Of Army Staff Gold Medal for being the best military student.
Engineer-In-Chief Silver Medal to the second best student in Bachelors of Civil Engineering 2011 batch was given to Engr. Hassan Sagheer Anwar and for 2012 batch it was given to Engr Muhammad Ali Raza
NUST student Bilal Ahmed and his syndicate carried out final year project titled “Engineer Support Plan Calculator Extension”, under the supervision of Dr Shahid Iqbal. They were awarded the best graduate in Project for year 2011. Best Graduate in Project award for 2012 batch was given to Technical Cadet Muhammad Abubakar Naveed and his syndicate for their project titled “Forensic Geotechnical Investigation Of Qila Bala Hisar”, done under the supervision of Dr Sarfraz Ali.
Award for the Best Teacher and for the Best Researcher of the year 2014-2015 was given to Dr Muhammad Irfan. Award for Best Teacher for the year 2015-16 was given to Dr Muhammad Maqbool Sadiq Awan while the Best Researcher award for 2015-2016 was given to Dr Anwaar Ahmed.
At the end the chief guest Lt Gen Khaled Asghar HI (M) addressed the graduating students and guests. He emphasized that they all must strive to achieve excellence and go ‘the extra mile’ in their professional careers.