AIOU opens fresh admissions from 1st February


ISLAMABAD(DNA) :Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will open its SSC to PhD-level admissions for spring semester 2017 in various disciplines from 1 st February.
In all about seventy programs will be offered. Vice Chancelor Pro. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui has approved the admission plan that includes nine
new degree-level programs from BEd to PhD, in order to expand scope of studies keeping in view latest educational trends and market’s requirements.
The fresh PhD program is being offered in Management Sciences, besides post-graduate diploma of one year- duration in criminology
and Population and Development. Two Master-level programs in Environment Science and Botany are also being introduced.
There will also be BS-level programs in Statistics, Mathematics and Physics. About five professional and functional certificate courses will also be offered from the coming semester in various disciplines including
Librarianship, Agriculture, French Online and short-term educational programs. Master-level courses are being offered in 19 disciplines that include
Mass Communication, MA TV production, MEd (one year), Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, History and Sociology.
The University will also introduce a fresh B.Ed program from the coming semester, in accordance with the road-map given by the Higher Education
Commission (HEC). The study-duration of the B.Ed is now one and half year, and the aspiring students will need to have at least sixteen years of education for their eligibility to take admission in this program.
Dr. Shahid Siddiqui has directed the Admission Department to provide maximum facilities to the applicants in taking the admission in their desired discipline as well as ensuring availability of admission forms at their nearest places.
He also advised all regional directors to set up special Desk at their offices for the guidance of the students.