Professor Dr. Arifa Rahman, Professor of IML, University of Dhaka is  handing over the Champion trophy of Daffodil English Olympics 2019 to Raiyan Ibne Hossain of Notre Dame College. Mr. Mosharraf Khan, Country Manager of IDP Education Bangladesh Ltd, and  Professor Dr. S.M. Mahbub Ul Haque Majumder, Pro Vice Chancellor of DIU
 Are also seen in the picture.  

 “Show your English talents, go for greater challenge” – with this slogan the Final Found of the Daffodil English Olympics 2019, organized by the Department of English, was held on 13 December 2019 at the Milanayatan 71 of Daffodil International University for inspiring students to learn and apply their English skills for a brighter future. More than 500 students from different schools and colleges all over the country participated in an Online Selection Round and the selected 50 students from each category (Senior and Junior) took part in the FinalRound. All the selected contestants took part in the Final Round along with a good number of guardians and friends. It turned out to be a festive occasion for all. In the Final Round, a Preliminary Test on writing and grammar was held at the beginning. Top 10 from each category were selected for Oral Presentation. Selected contestants gave their oral presentations on topics chosen by lottery. Neutral judges from outside DIU assessed the marks of Oral Presentation. On the basis of the marks given by the judges, the Champion, runner-ups and top ten from each category were selected who were given prizes in the in the Prize Giving Ceremony in second part of the daylong program.

 

Professor Dr. Arifa Rahman, Professor of IML, University of Dhaka, Mr. Mosharraf Khan, Country Manager of IDP Education Bangladesh Ltd, and  Professor Dr. S.M. Mahbub Ul Haque Majumder, Pro Vice Chancellor of DIU along with the winners of  Daffodil English Olympics 2019

 


Professor Dr. Arifa Rahman, Professor of IML, University of Dhaka, graced the Prize Giving Ceremony as the Chief Guest. Mr. Mosharraf Khan, Country Manager of IDP Education Bangladesh Ltd, was present as the Special Guest. Professor Dr. S.M. Mahbub Ul Haque Majumder, Pro Vice Chancellor of DIU, presided over the session as the Chair. The Convener of the Daffodil English Olympics 2019 and the Head of the Department of English Md. Rakibul Hasan Khan as well as the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Professor AMM Hamidur Rahman were also present in the occasion along with all the faculty members of the Department of English.

The winners of Daffodil English Olympics 2019 are as follows:

Junior Category
1. Soha Farhin Pine of Daffodil International School, Chandpur (Champion)
2. Nahiyan Awsaf of Udayan Higher Secondary School (1st Runner-up)
3. Mohd. Tahmil Khalique of Govt. Laboratory High School (2nd Runner-up)

Senior Category
1. Raiyan Ibne Hossain of Notre Dame College (Champion)
2. Md. NuhinYaser Khan of Bangladesh International School (1st Runner-up)
3. Tahsinul Haque Abir of Notre Dame College (2nd Runner-up)

Winner of the competition received the following prizes:

Champion of each category: BDT 40,000 + Crest + Certificate
1st Runner-up of each category: BDT 30,000 + Crest + Certificate
2nd Runner-up of each category: BDT 20,000 + Crest + Certificate
4th to 10th of each category: BDT 3,000 + Certificate
All the contestants of the Final Round: Certificate