Picture Gallery – 11th Convocation 2019
Published on: March 18th, 2019


 

IIUI 11TH CONVOCATION: 6726 DEGREES, 108 GOLD MEDALS CONFERRED ON FEMALE STUDENTS
Published on: March 14th, 2019

As many as 6726 degrees and 108 gold medals were conferred on female students on the second day of 11th convocation of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) in a ceremony arranged for female students on Thursday.

According to details, in the 39 years long history of IIUI, it was 11th convocation in which total 13111 degrees were conferred on male and female students. After this convocation, IIUI’s total produced degree holders’ number will reach to 51113. University conferred 206 PhD degrees on students, while total number of IIUI’s PhD students reached to 419. A total of 319 students were awarded gold medals in the two-day long mega event.

In the ceremony, IIUI Rector Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, IIUI President Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh along with IIUI Vice Presidents conferred gold medals and degrees on the students.

After conferring PhD degrees and gold medals on IIUI student, Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, in his speech called for major changes in conducting research, content of curricula and teaching methodologies. He said that societal relevance is the major objective of IIUI because national challenges can be dealt with best solutions given by educational institutions.  “We need to produce graduates for job market with an emphasis on entrepreneurship education for youth” said Professor Masoom.

Talking about IIUI and its vision, he said that a major shift taking place in the University’s academic programmes is towards Science and Technology, in consonance of the national priorities as well as the needs of the Muslim Ummah.

“To achieve this objective, the University in addition to the establishment of Sciences & Engineering based faculties has set up Al-Farabi Research Centre which is involved in problem-solving research” he said.

This is a recent trend and we are happy that IIUI has taken this initiative” he said. He furthered that over the last one decade, this university has had a very rapid growth and the physical capacity has shortened.  “We are grateful to the brotherly countries who have provided 52 highly qualified teachers, such as 30 teachers from Al-Azhar University in Cairo, the Scholars from Saudi Arabia and Sudan, who are significantly augmenting the number and quality of teachers in our Islamic Faculties” Dr. Masoom said.

IIUI President Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh said that IIUI has managed to win the confidence of parents and reason for this rapid growth in the enrollment of female students is a separate exclusive campus for female, which meets the standards of Islamic norms, traditions and culture.

He said that  IIUI is a prestigious scientific institution that has an enrolment of more than 31,000 students from 45 nationalities in nine faculties and 42 teaching departments and a Centre of excellence in Technology, Interdisciplinary research and advanced labs.

“Among the most important achievements of the university is the preparation of the Message of Pakistan titled “Paigham-e-Pakistan” calling for security, safety, and peace spreading the teachings of Islam aimed at moderation, peaceful coexistence and social security” said IIUI President. He told that The Executive Council of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World has also approved the establishment of the International Center for Tolerance and Peaceful Coexistence in cooperation with the International Islamic University Islamabad and the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).

He hoped that these graduating students will serve their respective communities in the fields of their specializations with best efforts and skills for which they have been prepared with all sincerity and dedication, imbued with full commitment to Islamic principles, standards and ethics.

Earlier, Dr. Tahir Khalily thanked IIUI high up and congratulated the parents and students for 11th convocation. He said that the major challenge is to equip youth with knowledge, skills and values. He said that IIUI is keen to nurture youth according to the challenges of future and introduce them to Islamic values as well.

The ceremony was also attended by Vice President female campus, Dr, Farkhanda Zia, vice President Administration and Finance, Dr, Muhamamd Munir, Vice President Academics Dr. Muhammad Tahir Khalily, Vice President Higher Studies and Research Dr. Aqdas Naveed Malik, IIUI scholars, researches, teachers and other relevant officials.

The enthralled students’ audience paid rich tributes to the teachers and thanked parents for providing them quality education.

 

IIUI CONVOCATION: PAKISTAN ENTERING INTO NEW PHASE OF PROGRESS: SAYS PRESIDENT ALVI
Published on: March 13th, 2019

Dr. Arif Alvi, President of Pakistan and Chancellor of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI), in his speech on Wednesday at 11th convocation of the university has said that after tough times , the Pakistanis are now entering into the phase of being a better nation.

On the first day of convocation, as many as 6385 degrees were conferred on students, while 6726 degrees will be conferred on female students on Thursday. According to details, in the 39 years long history of IIUI, it will be 11th convocation in which total 13111 degrees will be conferred on male and female students.

After this convocation, total produced degree holders’ number will reach to 51113. University will confer 206 PhD degrees on students, while total number of IIUI’s PhD students will reach to 419. A total of 319 students will be awarded gold medals in the two-day long mega event.

After conferring PhD degrees and gold medals on IIUI student, Dr. Alvi said in his speech that Pakistan and its people have learnt from harsh times. He said that knowledge without pain for humanity is akin to a null and void laborious activity. He called upon students to be thankful to the teachers and parents who spared money and precious times on their study.

He opined that knowledge was imperative for maintaining peace and justice in the society. He said youth is a precious asset and nation is proud of its talented young minds. He furthered that the nation is thankful to God who gave respect to the nation in the previous month.

IIUI Rector Dr. Masoom Yasinzai said in his speech that a major shift taking place in the University’s academic programmes is towards Science and Technology, in consonance of the national priorities as well as the needs of the Muslim Ummah.

“To achieve this objective, the University in addition to the establishment of Sciences & Engineering based faculties has set up Al-Farabi Research Centre which is involved in problem-solving research” he said.

This is a recent trend and we are happy that IIUI has taken this initiative” he said. He furthered that over the last one decade, this university has had a very rapid growth and the physical capacity has shortened.  “We are grateful to the brotherly countries who have provided 52 highly qualified teachers, such as 30 teachers from Al-Azhar University in Cairo, the Scholars from Saudi Arabia and Sudan, who are significantly augmenting the number and quality of teachers in our Islamic Faculties” Dr. Masoom said.

IIUI President Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh said that IIUI is a prestigious scientific institution that has an enrollment of more than 31,000 students from 45 nationalities in nine faculties and 42 teaching departments and a Centre of excellence in Technology, Interdisciplinary research and advanced labs.

“Among the most important achievements of the university is the preparation of the Message of Pakistan titled “Paigham-e-Pakistan” calling for security, safety, and peace spreading the teachings of Islam aimed at moderation, peaceful coexistence and social security” said IIUI President. He told that The Executive Council of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World has also approved the establishment of the International Center for Tolerance and Peaceful Coexistence in cooperation with the International Islamic University Islamabad and the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).

He hoped that these graduating students will serve their respective communities in the fields of their specializations with best efforts and skills for which they have been prepared with all sincerity and dedication, imbued with full commitment to Islamic principles, standards and ethics.

It is pertinent to mention here that on Thursday as many as 6726 degrees will be conferred on female students.

 

IIUI’S 11TH CONVOCATION TO BE HELD ON MARCH 13-14, 13111 DEGREES WILL BE CONFERRED
Published on: March 11th, 2019

International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) will hold its 11th convocation at Jinnah convention centre Islamabad on March 13-14.

On the first day of convocation, as many as 6385 degrees will be conferred on male students, while 6726 degrees will be conferred on female students. According to details, in the 39 years long history of IIUI, it will be 11th convocation in which total 13111 will be conferred on male and female students.

After this convocation, total produced degree holders’ number will reach to 51113. University will confer 206 PhD degrees on students, while total number of IIUI’s PhD students will reach to 419. A total of 319 students will be awarded gold medals in the mega event.

According to IIUI administration, preparations for the mega event have entered in the final phase and it will be attended by Ambassadors, ministers, present and former high officials of university, researchers and parents of the students.

 

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