AIOU Matric, F.A, B.A and Master Level Admissions in Autumn 2013

AIOU is the best place for candidates who want to get education at their door step. It is a public sector university which awarded HEC approved and recognized degrees, AIOU is one of the mega university in the world and it has a lot of other features that attract students to get admission in AIOU. Now AIOU again open admission for Autumn Semester 2013.

List of Programmes offered by AIOU
Allama Iqbal Open University mainly offering admission in following programmes in its Autumn 2013 semester programmes:
  • M.Sc Level Programmes
  • MBA Programmes
  • MA Programmes
  • Post Graduate Diplomas
  • Bachelor Degree Programmes
  • Dars e Nizami, Secondary, Higher Secondary and B.A Programmes
  • Associate Degree in Commerce
  • Intermediate Programmes
  • Matric Level Programmes
  • B.Ed, PTC Programmes
  • Six Months Certificate Courses
  • Post Graduate Level Certificate Courses in Sustainable Built Environment
  • Technical & Vocational Certificate Courses
  • Six Month Agricultural Certificate Courses 
  • Open Tech Courses
  • STEP Programmes
Allama Iqbal Open University published countrywide admission information in the renowned daily newspapers of  Pakistan as well as on AIOU website. Advertisement in Urdu and English are placed here which are also available on university website, Click on ads to view in large.

Each of above listed program has one or more than one modalities. For the convenience of candidates details of sub programmes are also given here:

M.Sc Programmes
1. M.Sc in Economics 
2. M.Sc in Pakistan Studies
3. M.Sc Gender & Women Studies

1. M.Com (Accounting and Finance) Two Years Program 

MBA Programmes
There are two duration of MBA programmes i.e. first is 2 - 1/2 years and other is comprises on 3-1/2 years of duration. Students will be facilitated to face to face classes through study centers, MBA programmes offers with following specializations:

1. MBA in HRM
2. MBA in Marketing
3. MBA in IT
4. MBA in Banking and Finance
5. MBA (Rural Management) - New Program 

MBA in Rural Management offered through distance learning method.

Commonwealth COL MBA / MPA
This is an international 90 Credit program is offered by AIOU in collaboration with commonwealth learning Canada. A candidate must have B.A passed with at least 2nd Division to take admission in this programme. This programme offered through regular online classes.

Master of Arts Programmes
1. M.A in Arabic
2. M.A in Urdu
3. M.A in Islamic Studies

PGD Diplomas
1. Post Graduate Diploma in HRM
2. PGD in Gender and Women Studies 

Bachelor Degree Level Programmes (Arts / Science)
There are (05) types of Bachelor level programmes being offered in this semester:

1. BS (CS)
This is a 04 years regular programme therefore only offered in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, D.G Khan and Umerkot Sindh
2. Bachelor of Mass Communication 
3. B.A in Library and Information Sciences (BLIS) 
4. Bachelor of Arts (B.A)
5. B.Com Bachelor of Commerce

Associate Degree in Commerce
This is a new programme which consist face to face classes and you can choose any one of the following specializations:

1. Tourism Management 
2. Hospital Management
3. Banking and Finance
4. IT Management
5. Hotel Management
6. Accounting and Finance
7. Human Resource Management
8. Marketing Management 

Intermediate (XII)  programmes
This is best opportunity to those who stopped their education after matric due to their domestic or employment problems. You can get admission in AIOU FA level programmes and could complete from your home or place of work. You need only to prepare and submit assignments and give final examination papers in a allocated examination centres. In every spring and autumn semesters AIOU offers admissions in following Higher Secondary School Certificate (Equal to 12 years of Education). A candidate who have passed matric, 10 Years of education or equivalent is eligible to apply for admission in these programs:

1. F.A (Faculty of Arts)
2. I.Com (Intermediate in Commerce)
3. F.Sc in Pre-Engineering 
4. F.Sc in Pre-Medical

Matric 10th Class Level Program
If you are studying in class 9 or completed your education up to middle/VIII th class and your age is at least 13 years you can get admission in the Matric (Secondary School Certificate) program (Equal to 10 years of Education). After completion of your Matric from AIOU you can apply for admission in Intermediate F.A level relevant program in any recognized educational institution and obviously in Allama Iqbal Open University as well.

Teachers Training Programme (TTP)
AIOU TTP programmes designed to fulfill the requirement of professional teaching in this regard following courses are being offered in this semester:

1. PTC
2. B.Ed (General) - This is a one year programme and a candidate who possess Bachelor i.e; BA, B.Com, B.Sc, BBA with 45% marks 2nd division can apply for admission in this programme.
3. B.Ed (Arabic) - This is a one year programme 

Dars i Nizami Programmes
This is a very nice opportunity for the students of Deeni Madaris to get Bachelor and Higher Secondary level education in following Darsenizami programmes of AIOU. You need not to stop your Deeni Taleem at Madrassas because AIOU B.A and F.A level Dars e Nizaami programmes are offered through distance learning programmes and you only need to complete your assignment on time and give your final examination papers in a AIOU designated centre further details as well as application form are available in Prospectus. Detail of programmes are:

1. Bachelor of Ars in Shahadat ul Alia - Equal to 14 Years Education 
2. Intermediate/FA in Sanvia Khasa) - Equal to 12 Years Education 
3. Secondary level Matric Sanvia Aama) - Equal to 10 Years of Education 

Six 06 Months Duration Short Certificate Courses
Some time you have sound skills in one field but you can not apply for job because you have no certificate or additionally you want to polish your skills by getting admission in short duration certificate courses,  to fulfill these needs in Autumn admissions 2013 AIOU offering 06 months short courses in the following areas. After completion of the course Allama Iqbal Open University award a 6 Month Certificate to the successful candidates:

1. Al Lisan ul Arabi (Arabic Course) 
2. Arbi Bol Chaal 
3. Certificate in Librarianship 
4. Lughat ul Quran 
5. Selling of Home Made Products 
6. French Online - Only offered in major cities i.e.  Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Faisalabad & Sialkot 

Post Graduate Certificate Courses
AIOU offered post graduate level certificates in the following topics for those who posses bachelor degree:

1. Environmental Aesthetics
2. Women and Environment
3. Environmental Impact Assessment

Technical & Vocational Certificate Courses
Allama Iqbal Open University offers special technical Certificate courses for Autumn 2013 at only approved study centers in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Haripur, Buraywala and Kot Adu. *Computer Hardware & Software Course is offering for only in New Kahuta Technical Training Center Kahuta, Rawalpindi. List of open tech Courses is as follows: 

1. Electrician 
2. Maintenance & Repair of Household Electrical Appliances
3. Radio Servicing 
4. Auto Mechanics 
5. Maintenance of Electrical Appliances (Matric)

Courses are designed i.e. Electrical wiring for electricians, Basic Electronics for Radio Servicing and Auto Servicing for Auto Mechanics are prerequisite for admission

Six Months Agriculture Certificate Courses
Allama Iqbal Open University offers Agriculture Short Courses for Autumn 2013. After completion of the course the university will award Certificate to the successful candidates. AIOU Agri short Certificate courses offered in the following Subjects of Agricultural field: 

1. Home and Farm Operation Management
2. Improved Methods of Oil Seed Crops
3. Farm Machinery 
4. Improve Methods of Fruit Production 
5. Poultry Farming (Matric Level)
6. Fruit Production
7. Basic Administrative Aspects of Animals
8. Dairy Husbandry
9. Jadeed Ziraat
10. Plant Management
11. Farm Income Generating Skills
12. Animal Production
13. Cultivation of Vegetables

Open Tech Courses
One professional who posses 02 years professional experience in relevant field is eligible to apply for admission in any of the following open tech courses. Allama Iqbal Open University offers following open tech courses. Note that these technical courses only offered at approved study centers in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Haripur, Burewala and Kot Adu only:

1. Computer Hardware and Software
2. Steel Fixer
3. Civil Draftsman / Quantity Surveyor 
4. Welding Electric
5. Electrician
6. Steel Fixer
7. Civil Surveyor
8. Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
9. Plumber

Short Term Edu Prog
Allama Iqbal Open University offers following short term educational Programmes. Admission in these programmes remains open throughout the year duration of each course is 03 months:

1. Hotel Services (05 Courses)
2. Community Education (19 Courses)
3. Management Sciences (22 Courses) 
4. Social Sciences (12 Courses)

Admission Schedule:
Allama Iqbal Open University receiving admissions application from 22th July 2013 and last date of submission of application for admission is 16 August 2013 without late fee. Applicants who failed to submit their applications by 16 August 2013 will be allowed to submit their admission forms with late fee charges according to following time schedule and rates:

1st Late Fee Charges 
After the last date (w.e.f. 17 August 2013 to 02 September 2013) admissions forms can be submitted for following programmes along with additional fee at the following rates;

1. Matric = Rupees 100/- PKR 
2. Intermediate, PTC & B.A = Rupees 200/- PKR 
3. Postgraduate programmes and B.Ed Programmes = Rupees 500/- PKR 

2nd and Final Late Fee Charges 
Don't worry even you lapsed last date of 02nd September 2013, For the convenience of applicants AIOU accept last and final admissions forms 03 September 2013 to 16 September 2013 but with double late fee charges on the following rates:

1. Matric = Rupees 200/- PKR 
2. Intermediate, PTC & B.A = Rupees 400/- PKR 
3. Postgraduate programmes and B.Ed Programmes = Rupees 1000/- PKR 

To saving time and your money you are strongly recommended to submit admission form before the first last date.

Prospectus & Admission Form 
Admission forms accompanying with prospectus for all programmes for Semester Autumn 2013 can be obtained from the *sale points at Main Campus, **Regional Campuses and Coordinating Offices within the country at the following prices: 
Rs. 50/- (Fifty Rupees Only) is cost of admission form and prospectus for the following programmes: 
  • BA/B.Com 
  • HSSC / SSC 
  • Open Tech Programme 
  • Certificate Courses 
  • Dars-e-Nizami 
  • Short Term Educational Programmes 
  • PTC
Rs. 100/- (Hundred Rupees Only) is cost of admission form and prospectus for the following programmes: 
  • Associate Degree in Commerce
Rs. 300/- (Three Hundred Rupees Only) is cost of admission form and prospectus for the following programmes: 
  • BS (CS)
  • F.Sc (Premedical & Preengineering)
  • B.Ed
  • French Online 
Rs. 500/- (Five Hundred Rupees Only) is cost of admission form and prospectus for the following programmes: 
  • MBA, COL MBA / MPA, M.Com 
  • All post graduate programmes including Diploma 
Admission Forms submission procedure
Admission forms alongwith the required fee can be submitted at the nationwide branches of Habib Bank Ltd. First Women Bank, Bank Alfalah, Allied Bank and at the designated braches of National Bank of Pakistan & Muslim Commercial Bank. The Detail of designated braches is also available in the prospectuses and student can obtained banks information from the regional offices of AIOU as well.
  • Students are advised to submit their fee in the bank by their own.
  • Fee in the shape of bank draft or pay order shall not be accepted. 
Admissions forms for Overseas Pakistanis in Middle East
Overseas Pakistanis living in Middle East can download admission forms and prospectuses for SSC (Matric), HSSC (Intermediate) and Bachelors (B.A, B.Com) Level Programs from the university website:

For further details overseas Pakistanis can contact at: 

Directorate of Overseas Education & Learning 
ICT Building, Room No. G-19-20, 
Sector H-8 Islamabad Pakistan 
Telephone No. +92-51-9057165 (and) +92-51-9250175 
Fax No. +92-51-9250000 

Admissions forms for AIOU Continuing Students 
Admission Forms have already been dispatched to university continued students. However if somehow any student yet not received their admission form then he or she can download it from AIOU website and should deposit the fee in any designated branch of nominated bank latest by the due date to avoid late fee charges. 

Improtant Telephone Numbers of Allama Iqbal Open Univeristy Islamabad Pakistan: 
In case of any query, support or guideline required you should contact on the following telepone numbers or you can visit the university directly to resolve your problem:

  • AIOU Helpline Number (051) 111-112-468 
  • (Director Admissions) Information Management Unit Admission Department  Telephone No. (051) 9057151 
  • (Teacher Training Programmes) Telephone No. (051) 9057426 
  • (Secondary Programmes) Telephone No. (051) 9057431 
  • (Higher Secondary & Other Programmes) Telephone No. (051) 9057432 
  • (Bachelor Programmes) Telephone No. (051) 9057435 
  • (Postgraduate Programmes) Telephone No. (051) 9057422 
  • (Admissions email) 

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