The first batch graduating from the Dow International Medical College (DIMC) received their degrees from Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan at a convocation held at the Governor's House on 19th July, 2012. This was the first time for any Dow University convocation ever held at the Governor's House. Karachi.
The convocation was attended by 21 of the total 25 passing out graduates, their parents, Faculty members and honoured by the presence of DUHS Chancellor/Governor of Sindh.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chancellor, said that he was happy to have been in a position to upgrade his alma mater to a university and to see how it had been flourishing.
"I gave the approval just one year after taking over the governor's office. The first batch at DIMC was admitted in June 2007 and passed out this month exactly after five years," he said.
25 students were awarded the degree of MBBS. The Following three girls secured the first three positions and awarded medals as follows:
Ms. Syeda Ghalia Fatima, Arham Fatima, Urooj Ali Khan and Nimra Iftikhar Baig were also awarded medals for having passed with distinction.
- Dr. Nida Arshad Usman 1st Position
- Dr. Bismah Siddiqui 2nd Position
- Dr. Sidra Usman 3rd Position