Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU)

Phone: (+92) 51-9057816
Admission Open: No
Address: Sector H-8, Islamabad-44000

Total Students

3305948

Faculty Strength

0

Average Tuition Fee

PKR 3220/- per Semester

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Profile

Majors: Computer Science & IT, Medical, Management, Engineering & Technology, Languages, Arts & Design, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences , Education, Public Administration, Agriculture, Media, Business

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is the first open university in Asia. It is a unique institution in Pakistan because of its philosophy, system, approach, functions and overall structure. The University with its main campus in Islamabad and huge network of regional centers spread all over the country are serving its clientele across Pakistan and Middle East. AIOU is a distance education institution, which provides multi-disciplinary education from basic to doctoral level programs.

The university is recognized from HEC and PEC. The main objectives of the university are to provide educational facilities to people who cannot leave their homes and jobs and to provide such facilities to the masses for their educational uplift as it may determine.

The biggest university in the country with the course enrollment of 1,806,214 in session 2004-2005. More than 950 courses were offered in the year 2004-2005. There are 9 regional campuses, 23 regional centers and 90 part-time regional coordinating offices. Four regional centers have also been planned to be established in near future. The university has earned UNESCO, NOMA award and Raja Roy Sing award for innovative strategies and imparting literacy to the rural masses.

  • Islamabad

    Ashfaq Ahmed Rd, Islamabad

Agriculture
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
Dip in Dairy Farming Full Time 6 Months N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Oil Seed Crop Production Full Time 6 Months N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Plant Protection Full Time 6 Months N/A Feb - Mar
Arts & Design
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
Dip in Civil Draughtsman Full Time 4 Years N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Librarianship Full Time 6 Months N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Librarianship Full Time 3 Months N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Primary Teachers Full Time 6 Years N/A Feb - Mar
Computer Science & IT
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
Dip in Computer Science Full Time 1 Years N/A Feb - Mar
in Information Technology Full Time 1 Years N/A Feb - Mar
Education
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
Dip in Education Full Time 1 Years N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Education Full Time 6 Years N/A Feb - Mar
Engineering & Technology
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
Dip in Auto Servicing Full Time 6 Months N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Basic Electronics Full Time 6 Months N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Civil Surveyor Full Time 6 Years PKR 4,840/- per Semester Feb - Mar
DAE in Electrical Wiring Full Time 6 Months N/A Feb - Mar
DAE in Farm Machinery Full Time 6 Months N/A Feb - Mar
DAE in Quantity Surveyor Islamabad Full Time 2 Years N/A Feb - Mar
DAE in Refrigeration & Air-conditioning Full Time 2 Years N/A Feb - Mar
DAE in Welding Full Time 2 Years N/A Feb - Mar
Languages
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
Dip in Al-lisan-Ul-Arabi Full Time 6 Months N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Al-lisan-Ul-Arabi Full Time 6 Months N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Arabic Bol Chal Full Time 6 Months N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Arabic Bol Chal Full Time 6 Months N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Arabic Teachers Training Full Time 6 Months N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Literature Full Time 1 Years N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Lughat-Ul-Quran Full Time 6 Months N/A Feb - Mar
PGD in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Islamabad Full Time, 1 Year PKR 4,840/- per Semester Feb - Mar
Management
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
PGD in Disaster Management Full Time 1 Years N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Educational Management Full Time 1 Years N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Home & Farm Operations Management Full Time 6 Months N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Human Resource Development Full Time 1 Years N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Management Sciences Full Time 3 Months N/A Feb - Mar
Media
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
Dip in Mass Communication Full Time 1 Years N/A Feb - Mar
Social Sciences
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
Dip in Educational Psychology Full Time 1 Years N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Gender And Women Studies Full Time 1 Years N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Social Scienes Full Time 2 Years N/A Feb - Mar
Dip in Youth In Development Work Full Time 1 Years N/A Feb - Mar
Arts & Design
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
BA in Arts Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,320/- per Semester Jul-Aug
BA in Arts Islamabad Full Time, 4 Years PKR 3,220/- per Semester Jul-Aug
Business
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
BBA in Business Administration Islamabad Full Time, 4 Years PKR 3,320/- per Semester Feb-Mar
Computer Science & IT
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
BS in Computer Science Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,220/- per Semester Jul-Aug
BS in Computer Science Islamabad Full Time, 4 Years PKR 3,220/- per Semester Jul-Aug
BS in Information Technology Islamabad Full Time, 4 Years N/A N/A
Education
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
BEd in Education Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,220/- per Semester Feb-Mar
BEd in Education Islamabad Full Time, 1 Year PKR 3,220/- per Semester Jul-Aug
Engineering & Technology
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
BS in Automobiles Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,320/- per Semester Feb-Mar
BS in Software Engineering Islamabad Full Time, 4 Years N/A N/A
BS in Telecommunication Islamabad Full Time, 4 Years N/A N/A
Languages
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
BA in English Islamabad Full Time, 4 Years PKR 3,220/- per Semester Jul-Aug
BA in Language Improvement Islamabad Full Time, 4 Years PKR 3,220/- per Semester Feb-Mar
BA in Persian Islamabad Full Time, 4 Years N/A N/A
BS in Punjabi Islamabad Full Time, 4 Years PKR 3,220/- per Semester N/A
BA in Pushto Islamabad Full Time, 4 Years PKR 3,220/- per Semester Feb-Mar
BA in Urdu Islamabad Full Time, 4 Years PKR 3,220/- per Semester N/A
Media
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
BS in Mass Communication Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,220/- per Semester Jul-Aug
Medical
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
BS in Microbiology Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jul-Aug
Natural Sciences
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
BS in Chemistry Islamabad Full Time, 4 Years PKR 3,220/- per Semester Feb-Mar
BSc in Science Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Feb-Mar
Social Sciences
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
BS in Library Sciences Islamabad Full Time, 4 Years PKR 3,220/- per Semester Jul-Aug
BS in Library Sciences Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,220/- per Semester Jul-Aug
Agriculture
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
MS in Agriculture Science Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 5,760/- per Semester Jun-Jul
Arts & Design
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
MA in Arts Islamabad Full Time, 1 Year PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jan-Feb
Business
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
MBA in Banking & Finance Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
MBA in Business Administration Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
MCom in Commerce Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 7,400/- per Semester Jun-Jul
Computer Science & IT
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
MS in Computer Science Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MPhil in Computer Science Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 11,720/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MS in Information Technology Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
Education
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
MPhil in Distance/Non-Formal Education Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
MEd in Education Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MEd in Education Islamabad Full Time, 1 Year PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MPhil in Education Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 5,280/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MPhil in Special Education Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
Languages
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
MA in Arabic Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jun-Jul
MPhil in Arabic Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
MPhil in Balochi Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
MA in Chinese Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jun-Jul
MA in English Language Teaching Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MPhil in Pakistani Language and Literature Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 5,280/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MA in Persian Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
MPhil in Punjabi Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
MPhil in Sindhi Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
MA in Turkish Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
MPhil in Urdu Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 5,280/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MA in Urdu Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jan-Feb
Management
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
MSc in Education planning and Management Islamabad Full Time, 1 Year PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MSc in Educational Management Islamabad Full Time, 1 Year PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MSc in Educational Management Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 5,295/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MS in Human Resource Management Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
MS in Livestock Management Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 5,760/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MS in Management Sciences Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
MPhil in Marketing & Management Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
Media
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
MSc in Mass Communication Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MA in Mass Communication Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 5,280/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MS in Nutrition & Dietetics Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 6,500/- per Semester N/A
Medical
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
MSc in Community Health & Nutrition Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
MPhil in Food and Nutrition Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 12,000/- per Semester Jan-Feb
Natural Sciences
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
MSc in Chemistry Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 7,200/- per Semester Jun-Jul
MPhil in Chemistry Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 12,000/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MSc in Environmental Science Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 5,760/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MS in Mathematics Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 9,900/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MS in Physics Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 7,620/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MPhil in Physics Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 11,940/- per Semester Jan-Feb
Public Administration
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
MPA in Public Administration Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 15,340/- per Semester Jan-Feb
Social Sciences
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
MPhil in Economics Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 5,280/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MSc in Gender Studies Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MA in History Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MPhil in Iqbal Studies Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 5,280/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MA in Islamic Studies Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MPhil in Islamic Studies Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
MSc in Library & information Science Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MS in Pakistan Studies Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MPhil in Rural Development Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years N/A Jan-Feb
MSc in Sociology Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 3,680/- per Semester Jan-Feb
MPhil in Statistics Islamabad Full Time, 2 Years PKR 11,100/- per Semester Jan-Feb
Agriculture
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
PhD in Agricultural Economics Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A Jan-Feb
PhD in Agriculture Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A Jan-Feb
Education
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
PhD in Education Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years PKR 6,000/- per Semester Jan-Feb
Languages
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
PhD in Arabic Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A Jul-Aug
PhD in Balochi Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A May-Jun
PhD in Pakistani Language and Literature Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A Jun-Jul
PhD in Punjabi Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A Jun-Jul
PhD in Pushto Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A Jun-Jul
PhD in Saraiki Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A Jun-Jul
PhD in Sindhi Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A Jun-Jul
PhD in Urdu Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years PKR 12,940/- per Semester Jun-Jul
Management
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
PhD in Educational Management Islamabad Full Time 3 Years PKR 6,000/- per Semester Jun-Feb
Media
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
PhD in Mass Communication Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A Jun-Jul
Natural Sciences
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
PhD in Chemistry Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A May-Jun
PhD in Food and Nutrition Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A Jun-Jul
PhD in Mathematics Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A Jun-Jul
PhD in Physics Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A Jun-Jul
Social Sciences
Program Title City Duration of Study Tuition Fee Admission Date
PhD in Economics Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A May-Jun
PhD in Iqbal Studies Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A Jun-Jul
PhD in Islamic Studies Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years PKR 12,940/- per Semester Jun-Jul
PhD in Statistics Islamabad Full Time, 3-5 Years N/A Jun-Jul

Admissions

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Visit the following link for detailed admission requirements:

http://www.aiou.edu.pk/EducationalProgrammes.asp

 ADMISSION DATES

Study is based on a modified semester system. The academic year is divided into two semesters namely Spring and Autumn.

 Opening Date

Semester Date
Spring February 01
Autumn July 22

 Closing Date

Semester Date
Spring February 25
Autumn August 16

 

FINANCIAL AID

Fee structure is different for different programs. For details visit the following link:

http://www.aiou.edu.pk/Fee.asp

HOW TO APPLY

In order to apply visit http://www.aiou.edu.pk/Downloads.asp and fill up the admission form.

 

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