The divisional round of Science Olympiad-2018 was held at Rajshahi University School and College on Friday.
Bangladesh Academy of Science, in association with First Security Islami Bank, has convened the Science Olympiad-2018. New Age is media partner of the competition.
Rajshahi university vice-chancellor Professor M Abdus Sobhan inaugurated the event on the school premises as chief guest in the morning.
University pro-vice-chancellor Professor Ananda Kumar Saha addressed the programme as special guest while renowned scientist and physicist emeritus professor Arun Kumar Basak represented BAS at the programme.
Mathematician Professor Subrata Mojumder and FSIB Rajshahi Zonal head Md Jahangir Alam addressed the programme, among others, with applied physics and electronic engineering Professor Md Johurul Islam, also coordinator of the competition, in the chair.
A total of 147 students from various colleges and schools in Rajshahi division took part in the divisional round.
Eighteen contestants were selected in this round to take part in the national round which was scheduled to be held in Dhaka on January 26.
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