The Panjab University Regional Centre (PURC), Ludhiana, is starting a two-year Masters of Laws (LLM) programme from the new academic session starting in July.
The course will have 20 seats.PURC director Hardiljit Singh Gosal told HT that the centre had sent a proposal to the varsity authorities in view of demand from aspirants.
The PURC, Gosal said, is already running two law courses - a five-year integrated BA LLB (Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws) and a three-year LLB programme.
“We have 535 students in both the courses and a faculty of 22,” he added.
The regional centre has also received nod to start pre-PhD classes for Punjabi during the summer vacations and so far four candidates have applied for it.
“But as per PU norms we can begin with this course only when 10 candidates have enrolled,” Gosal added.
Gosal also informed that for the past few years the seats in MBA (Master of Business Administration) course are lying vacant and that an advertisement will be soon issued to enable students to apply for it.
“We have 66 seats in MBA out of which 30 seats are vacant. The fee structure is very nominal -Rs 3.5 lakh for two years,” Gosal added.