Contribution to society only criteria of success: Sarwar UMT awards degrees to 2,34 0 graduates in various disciplines at 19th convocation


The University of Management and Technology (UMT) on Thursday awarded 2,340 graduates degrees in various disciplines during its 19th annual convocation 2020.
The convocation was held the varsity’s Johar Town campus. According to the varsity management, a total of 1,517 Bachelors, 96 Masters, 509 MS/MPhil and 18 PhD degrees were awarded.
DG UMT Abid HK Shirwani, members of the Board of Governors, honorable members of the Board of Trustees, worthy faculty members, eminent guests, and graduating students attended the convocation.
Furthermore, 34 Patron’s Gold Medals, 35 Rector’s Silver Medals, 17 Rector’s Academic Excellence Awards Gold Medal, 13 Certificates of Excellence, 05 Rector’s Research Recognition Award, 09 Special Medal Awards, 07 Rector’s Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 19 Extra Curricular Medal and Award, 04 Highest Number of Publications (Faculty), 04 Highest Impact Factor Publication (Faculty) were also given away at the annual convocation.
Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar awarded the graduates with degrees and medals. The governor congratulated the graduating students and said that your accomplishments should be a source of pride for you, your university and indeed for your Parents. He encouraged them to be responsible citizens of society. In his address, he paid a glowing tribute to Dr. Hasan Sohaib Murad (Shaheed) for his contribution to the dignified cause of dissemination of knowledge.
Furthermore, Chaudhry Sarwar expressed that the criteria of success is not measured by a person’s designation, wealth or the power he has, but his contributions towards society because history remembers those who do so.
UMT/ILM President Ibrahim Hassan Murad in his address welcomed Governor Ch Sarwar and Patron UMT by saying that he is a patron by deeds and actions. He greeted the graduating students and their families. He said that we are just recovering from a global pandemic that has taken countless lives and by the grace of Allah Almighty and with your cooperation; UMT did not waver in the face of this monstrous challenge. He said that our prime concern throughout this challenge was to provide uninterrupted services to our students. We deployed every resource at our disposal to minimize the impact of this pandemic on the teaching and learning processes.
I am pleased that without any compromise or any degradation of the quality of our education, UMT successfully contained the prospective damage and found new opportunities by relying on our spirit of innovation.
Paying homage to great Islamic scholar Khurram Murad and Dr. Hasan Sohaib Murad, Ibrahim Murad said that these learned personalities gave new direction to education in Pakistan, which manifest in the development of character.
These personalities laid the ideological foundations of this esteemed institution that is indeed a matter of pride for the whole nation. Further he expressed to students that this is the right time to pay your debt to society by educating the less fortunate, as when you become oblivious of the future you also lose the world hereafter.
Dr. Muhammad Aslam, Rector UMT, in his welcome note, congratulated the graduates over their hard work in attaining such a huge milestone. He expressed that the graduating students must put their learning and perspective into practice and be model professionals and exemplary human beings.
Dr Aslam presented a detailed report describing different milestones achieved by UMT and appreciated the hard work and dedication of the management and faculty in making the university an institution par excellence. He said that he hopes graduating students will be a source of pride for UMT and will achieve countless laurels, both as professionals and human beings and also expressed good wishes for the progress and development of Pakistan and UMT.

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