AIOU Admissions

AIOU Islamabad

The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is the one of the biggest university of Pakistan. AIOU University is established back in 1974 for the Secondary and Higher Education in Pakistan. AIOU is including in the top ranked universities of the World for “Distance Learning Education”. AIOU is formed by the Federal Government of Pakistan, all the shares of the university are hold by the government of Pakistan. The public University AIOU is the world’s second largest university for the higher education. According to reports, AIOU had the annual enrollment students about 1.12 Million in 2010 and in 2011 annual enrollment students strength reached to 3.3 Million and majority were female students those were registered in AIOU for higher learning. The main campus of the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is located in the Federal Capital city Islamabad (in sector H/8) bur for the convenience of the students university has spread its 44 regional campuses and centers in all major cities of Pakistan including in Multan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Bahawalpur and Rahim Yar Khan and Faisalabad. The AIOU has been working tremendously to provide the education to each and every citizen of Pakistan, university has the motto of “Education for All”. As per the rules of Pakistan, President of Pakistan is the Chancellor of the AIOU, University. AIOU has about 3000 academic staff and about 1.3 million registered students from across the Pakistan. University has the affiliations of Higher Education Commission HEC (Pakistan) and Pakistan Engineering Council PEC. AIOU is providing the distance education in the following fields philosophy, natural science and social sciences. Asia’s first Open University AIOU has the distinguish position of having great numbers of students every year compare to other universities of Pakistan.

The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU)

AIOU Matric/FA/BA/BSC/B.ED Admissions

After the success of Open University of United Kingdom government of Pakistan had decided to establish the Open University in Pakistan and how concept of AIOU was conceived. Since the day one AIOU is offering admissions in basic education (Middle) SSC (Matric), Intermediate (HSSC), undergraduate (BA/B.Com/BSC) and post graduate programs.

AIOU has the unique position in Pakistan among all the public and private universities, university is providing higher education though distance learning program (learning from Home) at the most affordable prices. Students from the middle class background, government employees, teachers, women students and people who do jobs & small businesses in Pakistan prefer to join AIOU to complete their education and diplomas. AIOU has been working amazingly on its motto “Education for All”, AIOU provides admissions and educations everyone without any discrimination. AIOU is listed in the top ranked universities of Pakistan.   

AIOU MA/MSC/MPhil/M.ED Admissions

AIOU provides education from the Matric class to Ph.D level. The most famous programs of AIOU are B.Ed and M.Phil programs. In every semester thousands of students get admissions in the following programs.

AIOU offers admissions in the following programs.

1.      Ph.D Programmes

2.      M. Phil Programmes

3.      Master's Programmes

4.      B.Ed Programme

5.      Bachelor Programmes

6.      Higher Secondary School Certificate (Intermediate)

7.      Secondary School Certificate (Matric)

8.      Post Graduate Diploma (PGD)

9.      STEP/Functional Non Credit/Certificate Courses

Faculties and departments

AIOU Islamabad has the following facilities and departments.

Faculty of Arabic and Islamic Studies

The faculty was established in 1974 and later on upgraded as the the Faculty of Arabic and Islamic Studies in 1998.

AIOU Faculty of Arabic and Islamic Studies in 1998 has the following departments

1.      Arabic Language and Literature

2.      Hadith and Seerah

3.      Islamic Law (Fiqh)

4.      Islamic Thought, History and Culture

5.      Qur'an and Tafseer

Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education has the following departments in AIOU.

1.      Adult and Continuing Education

2.      Distance and Non-Formal Education

3.      Educational Planning and Management

4.      Science Education

5.      Special Education

6.      Teacher Education (Secondary)

7.      Teacher Education (Elementary)

Faculty of Sciences

1.      Agricultural Sciences

2.      Biology

3.      Botany

4.      Chemistry

5.      Information Technology

6.      Computer Science

7.      Engineering and Technology

8.      Environmental Sciences

9.      Home and Health Sciences

10.  Mathematics and Statistics

11.  Physics

12.  Telecommunications

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

1.      Business Administration

2.      Management Sciences

3.      Commerce

4.      Economics

5.      English Language and Applied Linguistics

6.      History

7.      Iqbal Studies

8.      Library and information sciences

9.      Mass Communication

10.  Pakistan Studies

11.  Pakistani languages

12.  Sociology, Social Work and Population Studies

13.  Gender and Women's Studies

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