ISLAMABAD – Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will start LLB classes from the next year (2017), after meeting the certain legal requirements of Pakistan Bar Council.

The statuary body of the University has already approved the program and the University is now in process of finalising matters relating to its Faculty and course material, said Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Shahid Siddiqui while presiding over the meeting of Faculty Board of Social Sciences and Humanities.

The Board also conceded the LLB’s program, besides M.Phil (Professional Track) program for the working journalists, to be launched from next year as well. It approved the establishment of two separate departments within Faculty of Social sciences that are the department of Psychology and department of Politics and international relations.-Online