LAHORE - The Government College University in Lahore would hold its 10 convocation on February 22nd, 2012 at the Bokhari Auditorium.

About 1300 students from bachelors to doctorate level studies in a range of disciplines would receive degrees, academic medals and Roll of Honour at this year’s convocation.

GCU Controller Examinations Dr A.S. Bukhari said that the university administration has finalized arrangements for the Convocation. He said that the full-dress rehearsal for the convocation would be held on Feb 21st 2012 and students have been informed in this regard.

The history of the prize distribution ceremony of the Government College goes back to the eighteenth century, but the first formal convocation was held in April 1909, presided over by the then Lieutenant-Governor of Punjab Sir Louis Dane.

Meanwhile, it held its first convocation as a university in 2002.