KARACHI, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 30th Jan, 2017 ) : - Applied Economics Research Centre (AERC), University of Karachi,announced on Monday that AERC PhD and MAS/MPhil programme classes will begin from February 1 and 13 repectively. An official said that as many as 11 students had been given admissions to the PhD. programme, and 46 students had been inducted in its 42nd national-level MAS/MPhil programme 2017. An orientation ceremony was also held at the centre to make new students aware about the academic and research environment of the country's leading institution (AERC).
The ceremony was attended by Director AERC-KU Prof. Dr. Samina Khalil, In-charge GSP Dr. Shaista Alam, In-charge PhD Program Dr. Mohsin Hasnain, other faculty members and students as well. Speaking at the ceremony, Director AERC-KU Prof. Dr. Samina Khalil said that AERC is the institution of national capacity in applied economics. She maintained that AERC is the leading research and teaching institute in the country imparting advance training in applied economics since 1979. She asked all newly inducted students to work hard while pursuing this prestigious higher learning programme. APP/rak/msk/mas