Allama Iqbal Open University (or AIOU), founded in 1974, is a university in Islamabad, Pakistan. It is one of the world’s largest universities by enrollment, with 1,121,038 students in the year 2010 whereas Course Enrollment of these students are 3,305,948

Faculty of Arabic and Islamic Studies

Established in 1974, the faculty has been 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

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)

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
  • Computer Sciences
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Home and Health Sciences
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Physics

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities was established in 1982. The thirteen 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
  • Urdu
  • Gender and Women’s studies

The university has undergraduate, graduate, Master’s, M.Phil, and Doctoral programmes.

 

Postal Address: Directorate of Students Advisory & Counselling Services, Gateway Block,First Floor, Allama Iqbal Open University, Sector H-8, Islamabad-44000 

Email: director_sac@aiou.edu.pk Phone Number: 051-9057816,051-9057152

Register your complaints : (051)111-112-468

 

 

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