13 April 2015
72nd convocation of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology was held on 13 April 2015 at CIIT AbbottabadCampus. 416 students from the Faculty of Sciences, Business Administration, Information Sciences & Technology, and Engineering were awarded degress and position holders were given gold, bronze and silver medals.
Rector CIIT Dr S. M. Junaid Zaidi (H.I, S.I.), Pro-Rector CIIT Dr Haroon Rashid (S.I.), Registrar CIIT Prof. Dr Izahar Hussain, Directors of all Campuses of CIIT, Deans, Chaiperson, parents of graduating students and other dignitaries attended the event.
Students Representative on behalf of graduating students experssed gratitude to the parents, teachers and all staff assocaited with CIIT Abbottabad for their role in stuednts success and for inculcating in them the values that will govern their lives and will help them in becoming good and productive citizens of Pakistan.
Director CIIT Abbottabad Prof. Dr Khan Gul Jadoon in his welcome address congratulated the graduating students and advised them to work hard in their lives. He stated that currently 5700 students are enrolled in 17 undergradute and 23 grdaute programs in CIIT Abbottabad. The CIIT Abbottabad with highly qualified faculty including 180 PhD qualified faculty is imparting quality education to the students. Continuing, he stated that special consultancy projects for the Government of Punjab on Biogas are also in operation which is not only a source of earning for CIIT but is also giving exposure to the students. He further added that land has been acquired to establish a new campus of CIIT in Dhamtore.
Rector CIIT Dr S. M. Junaid Zaidi (H.I., S.I.) congratulated the graduating students and their parents and advised the students to put in all efforts to get jobs on merit and serve the nation. He stated that a High Mountain Research Center alongwith School of Environmental Sciences and School of Chemical Sciences will be established at CIIT Abbottabad Campus. Continuing, he stated that CIIT Abbottabad hasbeen chosen bt the German donors and various projects will be carried out with the collaboration of European Union and other international donors.
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