AIOU focus on higher education in agriculture sector

Islamabad, January 10: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) said it was focusing on higher education on subjects relating to agriculture sector and rural development.

It has announced, that admission in these programs will start from January 15 at the level MSc (Hons).

The programs include Rural development, Livestock Management and Agriculture Extension. It was hoped that interested people will avail the opportunity to upgrade their academic-level in such subjects, which have special significance for the country, that comprises about 70 of rural areas.

According to Director Admission, the AIOU prefers launching those academics programs that enable the people to generate employment opportunity for them and take part in the country’s socio-economic development.

Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Zia-Ul-Qayyum has advised the University’s 51 regional offices across the country to help the aspiring students in the admission process that will continue February 14.