Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will offer short-term technical and agriculture-based courses to help people earn their livelihood. These courses are aimed at facilitating the disadvantaged groups of society, particularly those living in undeveloped regions. The courses were tailor made for people having only basic education.
The AIOU is going to start its new admissions from first week of August, with a number of new courses and programmes in accordance with market demands.
UET Mardan campus upgraded to a university
According to the directorate of admissions, they have already launched nine short-term agro-based courses to promote skill and knowledge in the agriculture sector, and such courses in different disciplines are being further upgraded.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 26th, 2017.