A total of 172 students from 36 public and private universities of the country have been selected for the prestigious‘Prime Minister Gold Medal Award’.
Among the selected students, 11 are from Dhaka University. A notice of the University Grants Commission (UGC), published in its website, revealed this.
The 11 DU students selected for the award are Farhana Yasmin from Urdu Department, Bikash Paul from Statistics, Jahid-al-Mamun from Law, Md Farid Hossain Patwary from Economics, Md Azizur Rahman Khan from Development Studies, Asif Ahmed Sami from Botany, Farzana Kabir from Pharmacy, Farhad Hossain from Geology, Najmul Hossain from Nuclear Engineering, Utpal Kumar from Oriental Arts and Mehnaj Nur from Medicine and Surgery Department.
Students are selected randomly for the award on the basis of their result published in 2018.