2nd National Debate Competition 2020 was organized by Debating Forum of IUBAT (DFI) on 1st March 2020 at the permanent campus of IUBAT. Forty renowned colleges from different corners of the country participated in the battlefield of intellect. In the first round, 100 debate Sessions were held in contemporary national and global issues. After all the debates, 8 teams were selected for the Semi-Final. Students took part in the competition with much enthusiasm and great interest.
RAJUK Uttara School and College and Adamjee Cantonment College contested the final round where RAJUK Uttara School and College won the final round. The Prize money was 15 thousand taka for the winners and 10 thousand taka for runners up.
IUBAT Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Abdur Rab inaugurated and presided over the final program. Prof. Dr. Bijoy Lal Basu, Adviser, Department of English and Modern Language of IUBAT welcomed all at the outset of the program. Heart-throb hero of 1980s Mr M A Alamgir was guest of the Day and Professor Selina Nargis, Treasurer, IUBAT and chief patron of the DFI, attended the ceremony as guest of honor. Prof Dr Md Monirul Islam, Dean, College of Engineering and Technology, Prof Dr Momtazur Rahman, Chair, Department of English and Modern Language and adviser of DFI were also present in the ceremony as speakers. Deans from different colleges, coordinators from different departments, faculty members, staffs and students from IUBAT and different colleges were present and enjoyed program at Lake Side Arena of IUBAT. Mr Sadekul Islam, Assistant Professor, Department of English and Modern Language and coordinator of the competition offered the vote of thanks at the formal part of the ceremony.