Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) 


top General Information


Street:Ashfaq Ahmed Road, Sector H-8


Post Code:44000



Institution Funding



Founded 1974 by Act of Parliament to provide equality of educational opportunities for the largest population. Acquired present title 1977.

Academic Year

June to April (June-October; December-April)

Admission Requirements

Intermediate or higher secondary certificate

Tuition Fees

National:700-26500 per semester (PKR)



Accrediting Agency

Higher Education Commission (HEC)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Ali Asghar Chishti

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

top Divisions

Faculty : Arabic and Islamic Studies

Fields of study:Arabic, Cultural Studies, Education, History, History of Religion, Holy Writings, Human Resources, Islamic Law, Islamic Studies, Islamic Theology, Literature, Management, Marketing, Religion, Religious Education, Religious Studies

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Adult Education, Continuing Education, Curriculum, Distance Education, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Sciences, Leadership, Literacy Education, Primary Education, Science Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teacher Trainers Education, Teacher Training

Faculty : Sciences

Fields of study:Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Community Health, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Health Sciences, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics, Statistics

Faculty : Social Sciences and Humanities

Fields of study:Applied Linguistics, Arts and Humanities, Banking, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Demography and Population, Design, Economics, English, Finance, Fine Arts, Geography, History, Human Resources, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Journalism, Law, Library Science, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Modern Languages, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Regional Studies, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Urdu, Women's Studies

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Biology, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Primary Education, Statistics

Master's Degree/ M. Phil

Fields of study:Adult Education, Agriculture, Arabic, Botany, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Computer Science, Distance Education, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Sciences, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Gender Studies, History, Human Resources, Islamic Studies, Islamic Theology, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Public Health, Science Education, Sociology, Statistics, Urdu


Fields of study:Agriculture, Arabic, Chemistry, Computer Science, Distance Education, Economics, Educational Administration, Gender Studies, Islamic Law, Islamic Studies, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Physics, South Asian Studies, Special Education, Statistics, Urdu


Also postgraduate diplomas in Women Studies; Mass Communication; Dietetics; Nutrition; English as a Foreign Language; Computer Science; Educational Administration; Public Administration; CYP-Youth in Develpoment Work; Environmental Design

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling


Health Services

Language Laboratory


Sports Facilities

top Academic Periodicals


Pakistan Journal of Education

Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences

Updated on 16-11-2017