AIOU Admission Criteria Matric (SSC) Programs for Overseas Students

  • AIOU Secondary School Certificate (SSC) program is equal to 10 years of education and one who are at least 13 years old and have at least 9th class of education or middle passed & even who have a Matric (SSC) fail certificate can seek admission in this program but the certificate must be issued by any recognized board / university or a government registered Govt. school or private schools of Pakistan.
  • It is compulsory to attached attested photocopies of all your supporting documents with the admission form specially if someone have a middle school pass certificate issued by any government registered private or government school then it must be attested by District Education Officer (DEO) of the respected district or it must bear a Registration number
  • You must attach your latest picture with the admission form otherwise admission will not be considered and your form may be rejected. 
  • Non-Muslims students will take Ethics in lieu of Islamic Studies. Muslims will not allow taking Ethics and inversely non-Muslims. 
  • Sometimes student try to get change their courses or group after the admission finalized by AIOU and books dispatched to the student which is not allowed at all. Therefore always choose your subjects and group selection very carefully to avoid any inconvenience
  • SSC Student will require passing 8 credit courses in all four semester. It is 2 credit hours courses that will required to clear in every semester. There 06 credit courses are compulsory out of all 8 credit courses however courses comprises 02 credit hours can be taken from the list of elective subjects. 
  • Pay your fee according to amount given in the overseas prospectus. According to the university instructions all overseas students will pay their fee as per current rate given in the prospect in US$ and get a bank draft in the favour of “The Treasurer, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad. Ensure before submitting the admission form that you have enclosed the original bank draft with it. 
Certificate requirements
  • A student is expected to pass 08 credit courses out of which 06 credit courses are compulsory while the rest two credit courses have to be selected from the list of elective course for successful completion of the SSC / Matric Xth Class level programme. 
  • Order of the program is to choose two credits per semester, minimum duration for all the four semesters are two years. 
  • As a substitute of Islamic Studies (compulsory) non-Muslim students will study Ethics (Compulsory). They will not allow taking Islamic Studies Compulsory Course and likewise Muslims will not permit to taken Ethics Compulsory course in lieu of Islamic Studies. 
  • Only two credit courses in a semester will allow to be taken. It may two full credit courses or 01 full credit course with two half credit courses or all four half credit courses. 
  • Must see your own temperament, professional needs and aptitude before selection of the courses as these selected courses and groups will not be allowed to change at later stage as the admission is finalized and books will be dispatched to the students.

List of subjects in F.A (HSSC) Courses for Overseas Pakistani – AIOU University Islamabad (HSSC Group V to VIII Subjects)

Courses in First and 2nd Semester is common for all HSSC General Group Students, however there is I to VIII in AIOU Higher Secondary School Certificate (General Group) program and student can complete their intermediate by successfully furnishing the 3rd and 4th Semester from one of these eight groups. List of courses in each group given in according to semester:

HSSC Group V (5)
Third Semester Subjects
315
Economics
Urdu
FC
394
Statistics-I
English
HC
1307
Mathematics-I
English
HC
HSSC Forth Semester Subjects
359
Understanding of Mathematics, Stats & Computer
English
HC
395
Statistics-II
English
HC
1308
Mathematics-II
English
HC
1309
Mathematics-III
English
HC

HSSC Group VI (6)
Third Semester Subjects
317
Pakistan Studies
Urdu
HC
301
Daftri Urdu
Urdu
HC
343
Islamic Studies
Urdu
FC
HSSC Forth Semester Subjects
312
Education
Urdu
FC
322
Secretarial Practice
Urdu
HC
330
Child Care and Development
Urdu
HC

HSSC Group VII (7)
Third Semester Subjects
345
Home Management and Furnishing
Urdu
HC
356
Food and Nutrition
Urdu
HC
358
Apparel Design
Urdu
HC
365
Family & Community Health
Urdu
HC
HSSC Forth Semester Subjects
330
Child Care & Development
Urdu
HC
357
Food & Nutrition
Urdu
HC
355
Consumer Textile
Urdu
HC
366
Health Care
Urdu
HC

HSSC Group VIII (8)
Third Semester Subjects
303
Iqbaliyat
Urdu
FC
343
Islamic Studies
Urdu
FC
HSSC Forth Semester Subjects
321
Muslims History of Sub-Continent
Urdu
FC
309
Arabic
Arabic
FC


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I to IV Gp. List of subjects in F.A (HSSC) Courses for Overseas Pakistani – AIOU University Islamabad

Courses in First and 2nd Semester is common for all HSSC General Group Students, however there is I to VIII in AIOU Higher Secondary School Certificate (General Group) program and student can complete their intermediate by successfully furnishing the 3rd and 4th Semester from one of these eight groups. List of courses in each group given in according to semester:

See Admission criteria for HSSC Programs



AIOU First Semester HSSC General Group
List of Compulsory Subjects
Course
Code
Courses Title
Medium
Credit hours
363
Urdu-I
Urdu
Half
398
Sindhi (For students belong to Sindh
Sindhi
Half
386
Compulsory English-I
English
Half
316
Islamic Studies
Urdu
Half
319
Ethics (For non-Muslims only)
Urdu
Half
360
Information Technology Applications
Urdu/
English
Half
AIOU 2nd Semester HSSC General Group
364
Urdu-II
Urdu
Half
399
Sindhi (For students Belong to Sindh)
Sindhi
Half
387
Compulsory English-II
English
Half
376
Human Rights
Urdu
Full

HSSC Group I (One)
Third Semester Subjects
317
Pakistan Studies
Urdu
Half
301
Daftri Urdu
Urdu
Half
343
Islamic Studies
Urdu
Full
HSSC Forth Semester Subjects
312
Education
Urdu
Full
315
Economics
Urdu
Full

HSSC Group II (Two)
Third Semester Subjects
313
Dairy Farming
Urdu
Half
326
Farm Income Generating Skills
Urdu
Half
327
Farm Machinery
Urdu
Half
328
Improved Methods of Oil Seed
Urdu
Half
HSSC Forth Semester Subjects
329
Jadeed Zarat (Modern Agriculture)
Urdu
Half
342
Improved Methods of Fruit Production
Urdu
Half
349
Plant Protection
Urdu
Half
305
Rural Development
Urdu
Half

HSSC Group III (3)
Third Semester Subjects
371
Women Policing
Urdu
Full
308
General Science
Urdu
Full
HSSC Forth Semester Subjects
372
Criminology
Urdu
Full
388
Penology
Urdu
Full

HSSC Group IV (4)
Third Semester Subjects
317
Pakistan Studies
Urdu
Half
346
Principles of Commerce
Urdu
Full
347
Banking
Urdu
Half
HSSC Forth Semester Subjects
321
Muslims History of Sub-Continent
Urdu
Full
315
Economics
Urdu
Full