Aiou – Allama Iqbal Open University



The Allama Iqbal Open University – AIOU is a Public University in Islamabad. There is no age limit or restriction for admission in any of the degree programs offered at AIOU.
The university follows a modified semester system. There are two semesters per year


Two Semesters Per Year
1 Autumn
2 Spring


Allama Iqbal Open University – AIOU

The university is the worlds 4th largest institution of higher learning, with an annual enrollment of 1,121,038 students (as of 2010), the majority are women and course Enrollment of 3,305,948 (2011). The university has 44 regional campuses and centers throughout Pakistan.

AIOU Admission

The admissions of Spring semester open from February to March. Whereas the admission of autumn semester opens from August to September. However, for exact dates of opening and closing of the admission, you must refer to the advertisements of AIOU in the Newspaper. The dates of admission are also available on the

In both the semesters, all general education and functional courses are offered. The classes for each semester comprises of 18 weeks. And two additional weeks are provided for exam preparation.

The admissions for the following programs open once a year:

Admissions Programs
1 PhD
2 MPhil
3 MA/MSc
4 Teacher Education Programs


AIOU Result

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AIOU Benefits

Allama Iqbal Open University is an attractive option for common people who can not afford highly expensive education in Pakistan private universities. Online learning is mostly offered free or at a minimal cost to the consumer.

AIOU Administration and Governance

Administration and Governance
Chancellor President of Pakistan
Pro-Chancellor Federal Minister for Education
Vice-Chancellor Chief Executive Officer/Head of the Institution
Executive Council Governing Body


AIOU Faculties and Departments

Faculty of Education

Established in 1984, the Faculty of Education’s origin Predates the university. A National Institute of Education was established in 1973 as a part of the Federal Ministry of Education, to improve education at school levels through in-service training of Master Trainers. This institute became a part of the university in June 1975.

The Faculty of Education has the following departments:

  • Adult and Continuing Education
  • Distance and Non-Formal Education
  • Educational Planning and Management
  • Science Education
  • Special Education
  • Teacher Education (Secondary)
  • Teacher Education (Elementary)


AIOU Faculty of Arabic and Islamic Studies

Established in 1974, the faculty was upgraded as the Faculty of Arabic and Islamic Studies in 1998, with the following departments:

  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Hadith and Seerah
  • Islamic Law (Fiqh)
  • Islamic Thought, History and Culture
  • Quran and Tafseer

AIOU Faculty of Sciences

Renamed as Faculty of Sciences, the Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences was established in 1982. It comprises the following nine departments:

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Home and Health Sciences
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Physics


AIOU Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities was established in 1982. The 13 departments of the faculty are:

  • Business Administration
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • English Language and Applied Linguistics
  • History
  • Iqbal Studies
  • Library and information sciences
  • Mass Communication
  • Pakistan Studies
  • Pakistani languages
  • Sociology, Social Work and Population Studies
  • Gender and Women’s Studies.

Allama Iqbal Open University Address Location

Ashfaq Ahmed Road, H-8/2، H 8/2 H-8, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory 44000.


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Last Updated on 05/20/2019


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